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Exmouth Town head for Falmouth tomorrow (January 31) to face a Godolphin Town side that sit sixth in the Premier Division, one place and two points below Town, but they have played two fewer than Town.

Colyton Grammar School student Frank Rosenwald (wearing the number 10 shirt, back row, second left) with the current England Schoolboys under-18 squad

Frank Rosenwald, a Year 12 student at Colyton Grammar School, has been chosen for the England Schoolboys’ under-18 team after attending a series of regional and national trials, writes Ben Leahy.

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Ottery St Mary failed to win a Fresha League Division Six home game for the first time this season when East Budleigh Reserves departed with a point after a 1-1 draw at Washbrook Meadow.

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Central midfielder Rob Smith served up a superb shift of energy and quality passing as Ottery St Mary Reserevs twice came from behind to share six goals with visiting Bickleigh.

Sidbury at home to Beer Albion. Ref shsp 1608-05-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidbury United were 4-0 winners over Beer at Byes Lane, a fourth successive clean sheet victory.

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Sidmouth Under-14s were good value for a 2-1 win at Seaton, though they had to work harder than they may have liked to before they banked three more valuable points.

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Sidmouth Warriors recovered from a three-goal half-time deficit to end all square with hosts Twyford Spartans after a compelling 3-3 draw.

Sidmouth Town were just three minutes away from recoding a superb away success at title-chasing Galmpton United.

Woolacombe and Mortehoe Reserves 'keeper Rich Evans was kept busy against Bideford Academy

This week’s North Devon Gazette Football League round-up

Exeter City - East Devon Grecians

The 512 Grecian supporters sitting in the unseasonal warm sunshine at the Kassam Stadium, ahead of the game with Oxford United last Saturday, were possibly lulled us into a false sense of security, writes Gareth Hughes.

Exmouth Town took on Newquay at Southern Road on Saturday. Ref exsp 5940-05-15SH. Photo Simon Horn

For the second consecutive week Exmouth Town were involved in a goalless draw when they were held at home by Newquay last Saturday, writes John Dibsdall.

Goal celebrations from Budleigh Salterton U12's girls as they equalise against Moors on Sunday morning. Ref exsp 6034-05-15SH. Photo Simon Horn

On Sunday I had the pleasure of attending a Budleigh Girls Under-12s match for the first time, and I was very surprised by the effort these youngster put into the game, the disappointing expressions on their faces, with the occasional tear, if things went wrong, writes SpursTom.

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Budleigh Salterton Under-14s kept their Exeter and District League, Division Two top billing with a 4-2 success over Heavitree United, completing a seasons double over the Exeter side, write SpursTom

Brixington Blues U12 action

Brixington Blues Under-12s inflicted only a third defeat of the Division Two season on table-topping Central, claiming a 2-1 victory thanks to a late goal from Sam Diprose.

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The 20th outing of the Fresha league Premier Division season for Budleigh Salterton Reserves saw them at home for the third consecutive Saturday, the visitors being Newtown who have been stringing some good results of late, writes SpursTom.

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Budleigh Salterton went down 4-0 on their visit to Tavistock for a South West Peninsula League, Eastern Division game, writes Alan Beer.

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Exmouth Amateurs Reserves faced their biggest game of the season with a trip to basement rivals Thorverton.

Beer Albion’s poor run in the Fresha League Premier Division continued with a woeful display away to high-flying Sidbury United, writes Richard Honnor.

Beer Albion Reserves chalked up their fifth win in six matches with a 3-0 victory over Bradninch at the Furzebrake on Saturday, writes Richard Honnor.

Dunkeswell Rovers were 3-2 winners at Langdon to make it three games unbeaten and see them consolidate a top half position in Fresha League Division Six.

Honiton Devils Under-11s gave a good account of themselves in a game that eventually saw them lose 4-2 to high-flying Brixington Blues.

Honiton Youth Under-12 went down 5-1 when they entertained Moors Youth from Tiverton.

Without a first team match it was left to Millwey Rise Reserves to chalk up their second win of the season with a victory over Shepton Beauchamp at Cloakham Lawns, writes Dick Sturch.

Offwell Rangers were impressive in their 3-0 home win over Alphington.

Seaton Under-16s maintained their unbeaten season in Division Two of the Exeter and District Youth League with a 5-2 win at West Exe Youth in Exeter.

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