Ryan Harley impresses Exeter City manager Paul Tisdale

Ryan Harley
Ryan Harley had spells at Swansea, Brighton, MK Dons and Swindon before rejoining Exeter City

Exeter manager Paul Tisdale is pleased that Ryan Harley has scored his first goals since rejoining the Grecians.

Harley, who moved to St James Park

Harley got the opening two goals in City's their first victory since 17 January.

"I'm really pleased that he's showing that form, it's good for me, it's good for him and it's good for the team," Tisdale told BBC Radio Devon.

Harley played just 57 games after leaving City in the summer of 2011 and Tisdale says he is starting to show the form that made him such a favourite with the club's fans during his first stint at Exeter.

Harley, 30, played for the Grecians between 2008 and 2011, scoring 32 times in 144 appearances as City won back-to-back promotions from the Conference to League One.

"He likes it here (at Carlisle). He scored a brace for us last time he played here and again, it's no surprise. He's starting to play games for us and it was only a matter of time," Tisdale added.

"He just had that extra yard in his legs so it' not just about covering the space he needs to for his teamwork, but when he got the ball he had the extra yard in his legs to capitalise on it, so it's coming."

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