• Played Trowbridge Tigers FC. Mar 2012

  • Played Saltire Thistle GFSN. Mar 2012

  • London Leftfooters GFSN @ Home. Jan 2012

  • Played Bristol Panthers GFSN Away. Jan 2012

  • Training @ St Luke's Sports College. Jan 2012

  • Club Christmas Party, Plymouth. Dec 2011

Welcome to this little piece of cyberspace dedicated to Devon Lions FC, Devon's first and only advertised LGBT-friendly football club.

Originally formed in 2009 as Exeter Lions FC, and now called Devon Lions FC the club was started to provide Gay (and Hetrosexual) Men and Women with an opportunity to play football in a non-judgmental environment and make new friends along the way.

We currently have members from Exeter, East Devon, Plymouth, Torquay, Newton Abbot and Ashburton. We welcome players of all ages, abilities and sexuality so why not come along and meet us!

Training Sessions:

Every Wednesday - TRAINING SESSION: 8:15 pm meet for 8:30 pm kick off (MAP)

Every Sunday - MATCH: 11 a side match (fixture dependent)

Our home games are played at either Newton Abbot or Ashburton.

If we do not have a match to play on Sundays we still get together and play a
game on the rubber crumb or astro turf artificial pitches at Ashburton (MAP).

 

Sunday 29th January 2012

@ Bakers Park, Newton Abbot.

The Lions hosted London Leftfooters FC for the first meeting between the 2 clubs. The London team arrived at Bakers Park with the strong numbers, compared to Lions with our one sub.

The Lions seamed to have the edge during the match playing good football throughout and with Marc (Bonz) putting his scoring boots on he grabbed all 3 goals for the day, unfortunately a 4th goal was disallowed by the Referee in remaining minutes of the game as Bonz was seen to be offside. The game was not all plain sailing with a number of corners, free kicks, throw in’s and good runs from both sides. The Leftfooters certainly kept the pressure on with numerous attacks on Lions goal, keeping our goalie Niko rather busy, which included some outstanding saves to add to his collection.

With great performances from all players Niko (Goalie), RichC + MikeS (CB), Joab (LB), JamesH / PaulD (RB) in Defence, DaveH (CM/CB) + VasP (CM), KrisB (LW), LeeJ (RW), and Bonz (S) + ChirsC (S) up front where the team can carry momentum with our positive 3-0 Win and prepare for our next game against Heart FM.

Special thanks to Ash who produced post-match food and organised to go to The Golden Lions pub in Newton Abbot and to all who came to watch and support.

VIEW PHOTOGRAPHS

From ChrisC & Ash.

 

A Press release that was sent to local newspapers: Express and Echo, Pink Paper, Plymouth Herald, Ivybridge Gazette. Look out for us :D

John O'Flynn

New role for O'Flynn

EXETER City Football Club striker John O'Flynn will take on a new role this Sunday.

O'Flynn, in his role as Exeter FC's One Game One Community (OGOC) ambassador, will run a training session for players from the Devon Lions football team on Sunday 11th December at St James School in Exeter.

The Devon Lions are Devon's first and only gay-friendly football team.  The team represent Devon in the Gay National friendly league.

The training session, which will be held in the city, has been organised by Exeter City's OGOC group, which operates under the umbrella of Exeter City's Supporter's Trust.

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