Exmouth Town head for Upton Athletic in bid for semi-final place in Graddon Vending Premier Cup.

11:29 16 February 2012

football generic picture

football generic picture

Archant

Exmouth Town head for Upton Athletic on Saturday looking to book a last four berth in this season’s Graddon Vending Devon Premier Cup.

Upton Athletic play in the South Devon League and currently sit fifth in the 1st Division having won seven and lost five of their twelve games played to date.

They are ten points adrift of leaders Kingskerswell and Chelston, one of three teams to win at Upton’s home ground this season.

The South Devon side play on the ground used in the summer by Barton Cricket Club and this season they have also lost home games to Brixham Villa (2-1) and Watts, Blake and Bearne (3-1).

To reach the last eight of the Graddon Vending Cup, Upton Athletic began their bid with a 2nd Round 5-4 home win over Shebbear and then they were again at home, beating Teignmouth Town 3-1. In the last round they won 2-1 at Exeter Civil Service after extra-time.

Town’s route to the last eight has seen them beat Totnes and Dartington 1-0, then see off Sidmouth Town 3-2 before, in the last round, they beat Crediton United 4-1 at Southern Road.

Other Sport Stories

54 minutes ago
Rugby generic picture

Sidmouth Under-7s followed the same route they had taken seven days before to return to Exmouth for more action.

Read more
55 minutes ago
Sidmouth third XV rugby team before their meeting with Crediton

Sidmouth third XV team are looking to arrange another fixture with a local club’s third team before the end of the season.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:41
Skittles generic picture

Culm Vale still top the Division One table of the East Devon Hunt Skittles League

Read more
Yesterday, 11:38
Point-to-Point generic picture

There is a February Feast of racing action to look forward to at Taunton racecourse where they host three meetings, the first of which is on Thursday, February 5, when the first race will go to post at 2.05pm.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 7°C

min temp: 1°C

Most Read Sport

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition today E-edition

Exmouth's trusted business finder