Club Profile

Exeter City

Exeter City are a supporter-owned club in a beautiful cathedral city not far from London, and they have the biggest standing-only terrace in the Football League.

LOCATION: Exeter, Devon, about 2.5 hours west of London by train.

CONTACT:, 01392 411243, #ECFC

NICKNAMES: The Grecians, which maybe goes back to an 18th-Century re-enactment of the siege of Troy held in the area. Or any number of other theories.


Exeter City was founded in 1904 when two existing clubs, Exeter United FC and St. Sidwell’s United, combined with each other. When the two clubs joined, Exeter City continued to play their home games at Exeter United’s old ground St. James Park, where they still play to this day.  During City’s first competitive season in 1904, they won the East…


Exeter City’s main rivals are Plymouth Argyle, with matches being played against the two known as West Country Derbies. Exeter also share a West Country Derby with rivals Torquay United, although the two have not played in league play since

Women's Team

Exeter City does have a women’s team called Exeter City Women FC. The club was formed in 1997 as Elmore Eagles LFC, but merged with Exeter City in 2001, resulting in the club’s name change. Exeter City Women currently play in the FA Women’s National League Division One South


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Exeter City have played at their home, St James Park, since the founding of the club over 100 years ago! Over the years St James Park has gone through a number of renovations, including a 2016 renovation that replaced the over 90 year old main stand. This replacement of the main stand brought the total capacity to 8,219. Its best known feature is…

Going to a Game at Exeter City

GETTING THERE: St. James Park train station is just minutes from the ground and served by trains from Exeter Central and Exeter St. David’s, the the main stations you will arrive at from out of town. It’s also a pleasant 20-minute walk from the center to the ground. PUBS: There is a big pub next to the ground called The Park, and next…

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