The first LYME Regis team continues its 2020-21 season after the suspension was eased on Saturday 3rd April with a home game against Feniton, leaders of Devon and Exeter League Premier East (kick-off 3pm).

When the league was suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Seafarers had only played two league games, leaving them with 20 games to finish their games.

After the government announced that recreational sports could start again on March 29, the league management committee agreed that teams could quit if they didn’t feel they could finish their games with a punishment by the end of May .

In the end, 20 clubs – the equivalent of 31 teams – decided not to continue, and that left only five teams in Premier East Devon – top runners Feniton, Lyme Regis, Kentisbeare, Chard Town Reserves and Dawlish United.

After two games, The Seasiders only have eight games left at the end of the season. Your second second leg will take place on Wednesday, April 14th (kick-off at 6:20 pm). Unfortunately, viewers won’t be allowed to step on the floor until May 17th, although many die-hard supporters are expected to watch from Spittles Lane, which is outside the perimeter of the floor. However, the clubhouse will remain closed until outside hospitality can be served from April 12th.

Local premier rivals Beer Albion, Seaton Town and Colyton have all retired, but there is talk of a mini-league in East Devon to bring football to players ahead of next season.

Lyme reserves will also resume their season in Division One East, along with the leaders Exmouth Rovers, East Budleigh, Otterton, Teignmouth 2nds and Clyst. Valley 2nds, Dunkeswell Rovers and Lympstone. After three games, they have 14 games left, the first on April 3rd in Teignmouth, followed by a home game against Otterton at Davey Fort on Easter Monday (April 5th). On Saturday, April 10th, they will be at home in the Clyst Valley (kick-off 3pm).

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