9 Facts About Exeter City

1. Exeter City are one of two Devon clubs who compete in the Football League, the other being Plymouth Argyle, Exeter City's local rivals.

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2. Exeter City was founded in 1901 and began playing their games at St James Park, where they remain to this day.

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3. Exeter City were invited to help create the Football League Third Division in 1920.

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4. Exeter City became a full-time professional team, and applied successfully for membership of the Southern League, replacing Tottenham Hotspur.

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5. Exeter City changed to its current colours of red and white in 1910.

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6. Exeter City made an historic tour of South America in 1914, during which time it played eight matches against teams of Argentina and Brazil.

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7. Back in the bottom division, Exeter City struggled for nearly a decade, with chairman Ivor Doble taking the club into administration and starting a chain of events that resulted in the sale of the club's ground.

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8. Exeter City retired from professional after just one season at the club suffering a career ending broken leg, Harry had formerly played for the championship winning Burnley FC.

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9. Exeter City went on to manage several successful clubs, including Tottenham Hotspur, before becoming a football media pundit for ITV and Radio 5 Live.

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