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Former Exmouth Town boss Peter Buckingham left the club citing one of the reasons for his departure that the fixture scheduling – or perhaps its better put as - ‘miles the clubs are asked to travel to fulfil league games’ – is a travel expense that is added to an already heavy burden placed on clubs having to also operate with a ‘playing budget’ to ‘keep up with everyone else’ at their level.

Exmouth Town boss Peter Buckingham resigned in the wake of the sides Wednesday night defeat at Witheridge.

Exmouth Town suffered a miserable night at Witheridge in a midweek South West Peninsula League Premier Division game.

East Budleigh Reserves put up a brave fight against a Millwey Rise side from three leagues higher, and even led at the interval in a Devon Intermedioate Cup that ultimately saw the visiting side win 8-3, writes Mark Auton.

Exmouth Spartans eased their way into the second round of the AS Paving Devon Intermediate Cup with a 4-1 home success over Holsworthy.

Honiton Town went down 2-1 on their Tuesday night visit to Axminster Town for a South West Peninsula League Eastern Division fixture.

Budleigh Salterton were knocked out of the Walter C Parsons Funeral Directors League Cup by the narrowest of margins when they went lost a penalty shoot-out at Ilfracombe Town.

Otterton Reserves climbed to second place in the fledgling Macron League Division Eight table as they bagged a 3-2 home success over Sidmouth fourths.

East Budleigh booked their place in the second round of the Devon Senior Cup with a fine 3-2 victory at neighbours Woodbury, writes Mark Auton.

Budleigh Salterton ladies booked a place in the final of the Westward Development Devon Women’s League Division One Cup thanks to a 3-1 home win over Axminster Town ladies, writes SpursTom.

Brixington Blues Under-13s powered their way into the next round of the Devon Cup with an empathic 7-1 success against AFC Plympton.

Exmouth Town are enduring a tough time right now, as underlined by back to back defeats on the road at Tavistock and Saltash United, writes John Dibsdall.

Budleigh ladies see off Otters to land Divisional Cup semi-final spot

The Westward Developments Devon Womens League have introduced to new competition this season, writes SpursTom.

Otterton Reserves were 4-1 winners when they entertained Central in a Macron League Division Eight match.

East Budleigh first team will want to forget their meeting with Honiton quickly after being beaten 4-0, writes Mark Auton.

Exmouth United Under-13s have secured a splendid kit sponsorship ahead of the new Exeter and District Youth League season.

Budleigh Salterton claimed their first success of the new league season at the fifth time of asking as they powered to an emphatic 7-2 Greenway Lane success against University.

East Budleigh Reserves showed great character to come back from a two goal deficit and gain a share of the spoils at Millwey Rise last Saturday, writes Mark Auton.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Budleigh Salterton continued their excllent unbeaten away run in this season’s South West Peninsula League Eastern Division with a stunning 7-2 success at Exeter University.

Otterton travelled to Hamlin Lane, Exeter to take on high-flying Priory in a league game missing over half the regular squad and they so nearly returned home with something to show for a superb collective effort, but went down by the odd goal in five.

After the midweek mauling at the hands of a very talented Plymouth Parkway side Town travelled to Stoke Gabriel and came home with a deserved 1-1 draw, writes John Dibsdall.

Dan Fulls took his early goal tally to five from just two matches as Exmouth Spartans made a winning start to the new Macron League Division Six season with a 5-2 win at Cheriton Fitzpaine.

Exmouth Town banked a point from a 1-1 draw at Stoke Gabriel in a South West Peninsula League Premier Division meeting.

Brixington Blues Under-13s shared six goals in their meeting with Dawlish Under-14s.

Brixington Blues Under-11s won their opening Exeter and District Youth League game, thanks to a 3-2 home success over Tiverton-based Moors Youth.

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