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Exeter City goalkeeper Ian Main studies at Exeter University

Exeter City goalkeeper Ian Main at Exeter University

Sport 1980 6 mins

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Ian Main a professional footballer and goalkeeper for Exeter City FC is back in education, studying at Exeter University as he prepares for life after retirement from the game. He is joined by two teammates. Exeter City FC Manager and ex-Welsh striker Brian Godfrey praises Ian’s choice and dedication. Ian Main went on to become a policeman.

Brian Godfrey was a Welsh striker and played for teams including Everton, Aston Villa, Bristol Rovers and Bath City. Godfrey went on to manage Bath City before becoming the manager of Exeter City FC.