Devon derby

Adams' Derby Day dichotomy

Authored by George Dawson

Argyle manager Derek Adams perfectly summed up the Derby Day dichotomy in the build-up to the 104th meeting between Devon’s oldest and – geographically, at least – closest EFL sides. “We don’t make it bigger than any other game,” he said, on the eve of Argyle’s visit to Exeter City, “but we know it’s bigger than any other game.”

The Pilgrims go to St James Park on Saturday on top of...

11 arrested at Devon Derby

Authored by News Desk

Devon and Cornwall have arrested 11 people for a variety of offences related to the Exeter City versus Plymouth Argyle football match.

Chief Inspector Richard Hooper-Bennett said: “Overall for a crowd of about 8,000 people this is a very small number of people that have been arrested. I would like to thank the vast majority of fans who have enjoyed a Devon Derby played in the sunshine...

Police ready for Devon derby

Authored by News Desk

Devon and Cornwall Police have been planning for the big Devon derby as promotion chasing Plymouth Argyle arrive at play-off chasing Exeter with everything to play for.

Chief Inspector Richard Hooper-Bennett from the Operations Planning unit, said: “We have worked closely with both Plymouth Argyle and Exeter City Football Club to help ensure a smooth Devon derby this weekend.


Argyle 1 Exeter 2: Match report

Authored by Mary

A DEVON Expressway Derby victory will always feel sweet - but for Exeter, getting a 2-1 win at Home Park with their cross-county rivals leading the division will taste delicious.

In equal measure, it was a bitter pill for Argyle to swallow. A depleted Pilgrims line-up never seemed to find their feet - but equally they never found the need to throw in a towel. An Argyle team without...

Plymouth Argyle 2 Exeter City 0: Match report

Authored by Mike Page

The good ship Pilgrim made rare progress into relatively uncharted waters as they won the 101st Devon Expressway Derby to advance into the area quarter-finals of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy.

Young guns Hiram Boateng and man-of-the-match Craig Tanner scored goals worthy of Argyle’s landmark 5,000th first-team match to maintain the Pilgrims’ delightful start to life under Derek Adams...

Extra police drafted in for Devon derby

Authored by Mary

Police are getting ready for the big West Country derby between Exeter City and Plymouth Argyle tomorrow (Saturday 21 February) at 1pm.

The all-ticket match is being played at St James Park and looks to be a bumper crowd.

There will be extra police support in attendance to help ensure it all goes smoothly.

Superintendent Craig Downham said: “Whilst our officers will be...

Devon Derby: Plymouth Argyle v Exeter City

Authored by Mike Page

Paul Wotton admits there will be an extra dimension to his 10th Devon Expressway Derby tonight, but does not feel any added pressure because of it, writes Rick Cowdery.

A packed, passionate, partisan crowd will welcome Exeter City to Home Park, with the visitors anxious to build on a recent home win over Fleetwood to ease relegation concerns.

After two seasons fighting for...

Late goals heartbreak for Argyle in Devon derby

Authored by Matthew Vizard

Exeter City 3

Davies 56 Gow 82 Bennett 90

Plymouth Argyle 1

Young 69

Sky Bet Football League 2, Saturday 5 October 2013

Two late goals put paid to Argyle's hopes of leaving St James Park with some points as the Grecians won the Devon Expressway derby and the bragging rights.

With little to choose between the sides in a nervy, scoreless first...

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