Paddy Madden

Madden returns to haunt his old club

Former Yeovil Town striker Paddy Madden returned to haunt his old club with a late equalising goal. Exeter City and Torquay also drew.

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Tonight's football

In football tonight, Torquay United continue their battle against relegation from League Two when they host Burton at Plainmoor. Exeter City are also at home, playing Wycombe, while Plymouth Argyle face the long trip to Fleetwood.

Tonight's football fixtures. Credit: ITV News West Country


Musical will tell story of Exeter v Brazil match

An appeal has gone out for volunteers to take part in a new musical that'll tell the story of the first match between Exeter and Brazil that took place in 1914.

The original game between the Grecians and what many people regard as the world's best football side was Brazil's first ever international game. The musical is being staged as part of the centenary celebrations, which also include a rematch in Rio.

For more on the original game and the 2014 commemoration click here

As well as a host of parts the Director needs young men to play the footballers of Exeter City. Auditions begin on Tuesday 18th February at The Northcott Theatre main stage at 7pm followed on the 19th at St James Park at 7pm and then on the 20th at the University of Exeter at 7pm.


Yeovil knocked out of FA Cup

No wins for the West Country's teams today.

Yeovil Town have been knocked out of the FA Cup by Premier League Southampton.

The Glovers lost 2-0 at St Marys this afternoon. Saints took the lead in the 23rd minute after Jamie McAllister handled in the area. The resulting penalty was converted by Guly.

Youngster Sam Gallacher doubled the advantage twenty minutes from time.

Full match report and goals can be found here.


The rest of our teams have been in league action today. Exeter City suffered their third straight defeat after losing 2-1 at Wimbledon. The Grecians have slipped to 15th in the table.

Torquay United remain in the relegation zone after losing 1-0 at Oxford.

And Luke Young rescued a point for Plymouth Argyle with an 84th minute equaliser against Cheltenham at Home Park.

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