EXETER CITY 

 

("The Grecians")

Year formed1904
Turned professional1908 
Limited company  1908 
GroundSt James's Park, Stadium Way, Exeter, Devon EX4 6PX

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements114 x 73 yards (104 x 64 metres)
Ground capacity6,087 
Record attendance at present ground20,984 v Sunderland, FA Cup 6th round replay, 4th March 1931

(lost 2-4)

League career

Southern League Division One: 1908 - 1920

Division Three: 1920 - 1921

Division Three (South): 1921 - 1958

Division Four: 1958 - 1964

Division Three: 1964 - 1966

Division Four: 1966 - 1977

Division Three: 1977 - 1984

Division Four: 1984 - 1990

Division Three/Two: 1990 - 1994

Division Three: 1994 - 2003

Conference: 2003 - 2008

League Two: 2008 - 2009

League One: 2009 - 2012

League Two: 2012 - .

First Football League game28th August 1920 v Brentford, Division Three, won 3-0 
  
Honours 
EuropeanNone
Domestic - LeagueDivision Three (South) runners-up: 1932-33

Division Four champions: 1989-90

Division Four/League One runners-up: 1976-77, 2008-09

Domestic - CupDivision Three (South) Cup winners: 1933-34
Best League position2nd, Division Three (South), 1932-33
Lowest League position23rd, Division Three, 2002-03
Furthest in FA Cup6th round, 1930-31
Furthest in League Cup4th round, 1973-74, 1978-79, 1979-80, 1989-90
  
Most League points  
2 for a win62, Division Four, 1976-77
3 for a win89, Division Four, 1989-90
Fewest League points 
2 for a win27, Division Three (South), 1935-36
3 for a win33, Division Three, 1983-84
Most League goals scored88, Division Three (South), 1932-33
Most League goals conceded104, Division Three, 1982-83
Fewest League goals scored36, Division Three, 1994-95
Fewest League goals conceded37, Division Four, 1963-64
Most wins in a League season28, Division Four, 1989-90
Fewest wins in a League season6, Division Three, 1983-84
Most draws in a League season23, Division Four, 1986-87
Fewest draws in a League season5, Division Three (South), 1925-26

5, Division Four, 1989-90

Most losses in a League season26, Division Three (South), 1957-58
Fewest losses in a League season8, Division Three (South), 1932-33

8, Division Four, 1963-64

Record League win8-1 v Coventry City, Division Three (South), 4th December 1926

8-1 v Aldershot, Division Three (South), 4th May 1935

Record Cup win 14-0 v Weymouth, FA Cup 1st qualifying round, 3rd October 1908 
Record defeat0-9 v Notts County, Division Three (South), 16th October 1948

0-9 v Northampton Town, Division Three (South), 12th April 1958

  
Highest Number of League goals scored 
in a season33, Fred Whitlow, Division Three (South), 1932-33
in total129, Tony Kellow, 1976-78, 1980-83, 1985-88
  
Most League goals in one match4, Harold 'Jazzo' Kirk v Portsmouth, Division Three (South), 3rd March 1923

4, Fred Dent v Bristol Rovers, Division Three (South), 5th November 1927

4, Fred Whitlow v Watford, Division Three (South), 29th October 1932

Most League appearances 495, Arnold Mitchell, 1952-66
Most capped player1, Dermot Curtis, Republic of Ireland, 1963
Youngest League playerCliff Bastin, 16 years 31 days v Coventry City, 14th April 1928 
Highest Transfer Fee Received£1,750,000 for Matt Grimes to Swansea City, January 2015
Highest Transfer Fee Paid£65,000 for Tony Kellow from Blackpool, March 1980