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In First? Best? Worst? former Grecians discuss the First, Best and Worst moments of their time at St James Park, and their careers.

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Interviews

"I was sub and the crowd were chanting for me to come on which was really good to hear"

30 May 2018

A player who represented Exeter City over two spells, between 1973-1976 and 1977-1980, Keith Bowker made 203 appearances for the Grecians in total.

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Interviews

"It’s a great little stadium and I enjoyed playing there, every minute. The fans were always chanting loudly"

23 May 2018

Making 39 appearances for City, Dave Cooper joined the club in August 1991 after being picked up following his release from Luton Town.

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"I remember the narrow tunnel and I always called it the gateway to heaven"

16 May 2018

Lee Roberts first arrived at St James Park as a youngster on loan from Shrewsbury Town in March 1977 and made his debut against Crewe Alexandra.

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Club News

"We knew that if we played to our potential we could get a result"

9 May 2018

Former Grecian Dave Pullar clocked up 124 appearances for the Grecians after signing for the club as a youngster.

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Interviews

"I was told that I was going to be offered terms, so it was a brilliant day"

2 May 2018

Jon Brown, who represented City in the 1990’s, was a versatile defender who became a crowd favourite at St James Park.

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"The crowd were brilliant for me because I always gave 100 percent, and if you do that then you’ll win the fans over"

25 April 2018

Jimmy Giles turned out for City over 300 times over two spells with the club.

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"I was over the moon to sign because it was a case where somebody believed in me"

18 April 2018

Peter Hatch played for Exeter City between 1973-1982 and became a fan favourite at St James Park.

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"The goal that meant the most to me was the header against Torquay United in the play-off semi-final at Plainmoor"

11 April 2018

Richard Logan spent five years at St James Park having joined from Weymouth in 2007.

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Interviews

"Tis is a top manager who, for me, should be managing at a higher level"

4 April 2018

Chris Todd turned out for the Grecians almost 170 times during his four-year stay at St James Park.

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"We won 6-1 and we had to win the match to give us a chance of going up. I managed to score a couple of goals"

28 March 2018

An all-time Exeter City legend, Alan Banks played over 240 games for the club over two spells.

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Interviews

"It's got to be the goal that I scored at Wembley, but running a close second to that would be the play-off semi-final against Oxford United"

21 March 2018

Born in Penzance, Lee Phillips began his career with fellow Devon club, Plymouth Argyle. After departing Home Park in 2001 he joined Weymouth where his impressive goal scoring saw him picked up by...

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Interviews

"I wish I had Tis when I was 16, 17 or 18, when I had the physical capability to be a good player"

14 March 2018

Christian Ribeiro joined City in 2014 and spent two years at the club before leaving for Oxford United.

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"To this day I have fond memories of the club and the fans, it was probably one of the better times of my career"

7 March 2018

Jon Challinor joined Exeter City in 2005 and went on to play for two years at the club helping the Grecians to Wembley for the Play-Off Final in 2007.

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"I dislocated my shoulder at St James Park over the Christmas period. It was a freezing cold day and the ground was like a rock"

28 February 2018

Jimmy Blain clocked up over 300 appearances for the Grecians whilst as St James Park after he arrived from Carlisle United in 1965.

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"I was a part-time accountant who gave Nobby Stiles a bigger chasing than the famous Ferenc Puskas had done for Real Madrid"

21 February 2018

Recently inducted into the Exeter City Hall of Fame, Graham Rees arrived at Exeter City following a successful trial and signed professional terms in September 1954.

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'It was bit of crazy and surreal experience'

7 February 2018

Having started his career off as a trainee at Manchester United, playing alongside the likes of Rio Ferdinand, Roy Keane and Paul Scholes, Daniel Nardiello went on to have a long and distinguished...

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