Exeter City and Plymouth Argyle ready for derby

Rowan Vine (left) and Warren Feeney
Exeter City's new signing Rowan Vine (left) is set to play, but Argyle striker Warren Feeney (right) is away on international duty with Northern Ireland

Devon rivals Exeter City and Plymouth Argyle meet for the fourth time in a year in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy on Tuesday night.

The clubs are in very different positions, with Exeter coming off a Carling Cup tie with Liverpool.

Meanwhile Argyle are bottom of the Football League and are still in administration despite getting approval for a takeover.

"I can't wait for Tuesday night," City boss Paul Tisdale told BBC Radio Devon.

"We've got no fresh injuries and it's the first time for quite a few weeks where I haven't got to contend with decisions made on people missing," Tisdale added.

Things could not be much different for Argyle.

They are yet to win a game this season and have only scored two goals since the start of the campaign.

But Argyle manager Peter Reid says that could all change with a good showing at St James Park.

"If we get a result it might be the result that changes our season," he said.

"We need to try and get a win under our belts, a goal and try to keep a clean sheet and there's no better game than a derby game to get them in," he added.

"It's a game that I'm certainly looking forward to and hopefully the players are as well," he said.

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