Draper nets as Exmouth Town U18s are held by Exmouth United

PUBLISHED: 21:41 23 September 2020 | UPDATED: 21:42 23 September 2020

Football corner flag. Ref exsp 7253-33-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Football corner flag. Ref exsp 7253-33-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn


Exmouth Town Under-18s shared two goals and the spoils in an entertaining local derby against Exmouth United in a contest played out before over 150 supporters at Southern Road.

Town started confidently and took a 10th minute with a fine finish from Jack Draper.

Five minutes later and a wonderful save from the United goalkeeper prevented the lead becoming 2-0.

United then scored from a corner and that’s how the contest remained through to half-time.

After the break, Town had opportunities to win the, but United frustrated them constantly with some great defensive play.

Late on, Town glovesman Billy Worthington produced a fine save late on to deny United and honours ended all square. Seb Pope was named Man of the Match for Town who are back in action on Sunday (September 27) when they are away at Hatherleigh.

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Exmouth Journal. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Exmouth Journal