northdevongrecians

2017 AGM

The North Devon Grecians AGM Will take place on 7th July at the Agricultural Inn in Braunton at 7.30p.m. We have Sean (number 10 not 9) Devine attending, who will be happy to talk about his experiences as a City player, his time as a coach in New Zealand and what he’s been up to […]

On the way to Wembley?

Have a great trip and remember, as advised, be as early as possible due to extra security. It is reported that The Green Man is a Grecian’s pub for the day. Just following the noise up the hill from the stadium. Stay safe and UP THE CITY!

Why The Gecians?

In July 1726 there was a summer fair held at Souhernhay, near Exeter, Devon in which the Siege of Troy was re-enacted. During the afternoon’s event, for some unknown reason, residents of St Sidwell’s (outside the city walls) dressed up as Greeks, or Grecians. By 1737 there was a tradition of football matches between the […]