Exmouth Town get sixy with Teignmouth

20:31 19 January 2013

The gates were closed at Exmouth Town football club at the weekend. Photo by Terry Ife ref exsp 6038-52-12TI

The gates were closed at Exmouth Town football club at the weekend. Photo by Terry Ife ref exsp 6038-52-12TI

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Exmouth Town brushed aside what was considered to be one of their more difficult away games in the season as they hit hosts Teignmouth Town for six!

The victory, an 11th in 13 Eastern Division games opens up a three point lead at the top of the table.

Town have now banked 35 out of a possible 39 points this season and are currently averaging three goals scored per game whilst they have shipped just a dozen goals in their 13 games to date.

The result also extends the Town unbeaten league run to 13 games this season.

With two games to play (they entertain bottom of the table Crediton United next Saturday before travelling to Sidmouth Town on February 2), to complete half their league programme all is in order at Southern Road for Town to go on and claim a promotion place into the Premier Division next season.

Table after the January 19 games:

P W D L F A Pts

Exmouth 13 11 2 0 40 12 35

Newton Spurs 16 10 2 4 43 30 32

Budleigh 17 9 3 5 39 34 30

Axminster 15 8 3 4 34 27 27

Stoke Gabriel 12 8 1 3 45 25 25

Exeter Civil Service 17 7 4 6 34 36 25

Galmpton 14 8 0 6 27 25 24

Teignmouth 17 7 1 9 41 44 22

University 14 5 5 4 27 34 20

Okehampton 12 5 3 4 27 25 18

Appledore 13 5 2 6 27 24 17

Alphington 14 5 1 8 21 31 16

Totnes & Dartington 14 4 3 7 38 39 15

Plymstock 15 3 2 10 21 31 11

Crediton 14 3 1 10 17 42 10

Sidmouth 15 0 3 12 12 34 3

Results for January 19: Alphington 4, Crediton United 2; Budleigh Salterton versus Axminster Town abandoned after 38 mins with Budleigh leading 3-0; Okehampton Argyle 2, Appledore 2; Teignmouth Town 1, Exmouth Town 6; Totnes & Dartington 2, Exeter Civil Service 2; University of Exeter v Newton Abbot Spurs – postponed

Make sure of your copy of the Exmouth Journal – out next on Thursday January 24, for a match report and post match comment from Town boss Richard Pears.

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