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Event: Graham Rees at SJP, 23 March 2017, 2pm

The 1963 Exeter City FC squad featuring Graham Rees (front row, third from right)

On Thursday 23 March 2017, former City player Graham Rees will be at the Park to talk about his time at the club in the 1950s and 1960s.  Graham played all but one game and scored six goals in City’s 1963/4 promotion winning team – our first ever promotion. In all Graham made 370 appearances [...]


Stil’s cartoons to go on Grecian Archive

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The Exeter City History Group is delighted to have been lent an archive of materials created by the Cartoonist George Stilling. Signing his cartoons ‘By Stil’ George provided the Express and Echo with Exeter City related cartoons for four decades between the 1930s and 1960s. Now his daughter Georgia has passed his collection to the [...]


Exhibition: Life at Exeter City FC captured by top photographer

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All supporters are invited to a new photographic exhibition on 17 November 2016 at St James’ Park. From the groundsmen carefully tending the grass, to players refueling after the match in the changing rooms under the Old Grandstand, many aspects of match day life at Exeter City Football Club are brought to life. Over the [...]


Exeter City Treasure Chest Launched Today


A ‘treasure chest’ of Exeter City Football Club’s history has been launched at a big gathering of former players at St James Park. The event today (Saturday 22 October 2016) saw the official unveiling of The Grecian Archive – an on-line resource packed with items from Exeter City’s heritage. The Archive has been overseen by [...]


Heritage Project Brings Former Exeter City Players Together


A special gathering of former Exeter City players will take place at the home match with Cambridge United this Saturday, 22 October 2016. The event is being held thanks to the Heritage Lottery Fund backed project on the history of St James Park. The project is being led by the University of Exeter in partnership [...]


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