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Matt Taylor is the new manager at Exeter City

Matt Taylor replaces Paul Tisdale. Credit: PA

Exeter City have appointed coach Matt Taylor to take over from Paul Tisdale following the announcement that he's to leave. Taylor is a former player at the club and the Grecians current under-23 coach. Tisdale was in charge at the League Two side for 12 years. Last Monday the team were defeated in the Wembley play-off finals for the second time in two years. More details here.

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Boost for Stadium for Cornwall

Cornwall councillors have voted to contribute £3million towards a Stadium for Cornwall. The future of the £14million project rested on today’s vote. The result was 69 for, 41 against and 7 abstentions.

Artist's impression of new stadium Credit: Stadium for Cornwall

The partners behind the Stadium for Cornwall project are the Cornish Pirates, Truro and Penwith College and Truro City Football Club.

Site of proposed stadium Credit: ITV West Country

Speedway champion Ivan Mauger dies age 78

Ivan Mauger in 1978. Credit: PA

Speedway Champion Ivan Mauger OBE has died at the age of 78.

The New Zealander was a rider for several British teams during his career.

He rode for the Exeter Falcons between 1973 and 1977, when he equalled Ove Fundin's then-record of five World Championship wins.

He passed away, after battling dementia, in his home at Australia's Gold Coast this morning.

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