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Newport should have beaten Luton, says County boss Flynn

Posted Sunday, March 18, 2018 by PA65 hits

Newport County manager Michael Flynn praised his side’s performance after they held promotion-chasing Luton Town to a 1-1 draw at Rodney Parade. Josh Sheehan put the Exiles ahead after a mere three minutes before Dan Potts levelled for the Potters.The draw sees Luton remain in second place while Newport County are in 11th place, seven points behind the play-off places.“I thought we w...Full Story »

Honours even as Newport hold Luton at Rodney Parade

Posted Sunday, March 18, 2018 by PA61 hits

Newport County held promotion-chasing Luton Town to a 1-1 draw on a bitterly cold afternoon at Rodney Parade.Josh Sheehan put the Exiles ahead, with Dan Potts levelling the scores after 23 minutes of the first half.Aaron Collins beat three defenders with a great run into the penalty box. His shot was deflected before Sheehan tucked away the rebound for his second goal in as many games.Newport ne...Full Story »

Striker dilemma for Newport

Posted Thursday, March 15, 2018 by PA70 hits

Newport manager Mike Flynn has a selection poser over his strikers ahead of the Sky Bet League Two meeting with promotion hopefuls Luton.Flynn, whose side are six points off the play-offs, must decide whether Padraig Amond starts against the Hatters after the striker was taken off during the win at Yeovil.That moved paid off as Paul Hayes made it four goals in two games, netting a late second go...Full Story »

Michael Flynn hails Newport goalkeeper Joe Day after Yeovil win

Posted Sunday, March 11, 2018 by PA68 hits

Michael Flynn highlighted several of his Newport players for special praise as they ended a seven-game winless run in Sky Bet League Two by beating Yeovil 2-0.Josh Sheehan, on his first start since joining permanently from Swansea in January, and Paul Hayes scored the goals in the second half, while Joe Day pulled off a string of fine saves including a particularly brilliant effort to deny Franc...Full Story »

Michael Flynn unhappy with Newport County after Forest Green draw

Posted Wednesday, March 07, 2018 by PA83 hits

Newport County manager Michael Flynn was angry at his side’s wastefulness as the Welsh club were held to a 3-3 draw by Forest Green Rovers.A late Lee Collins goal ensured a share of the spoils despite the home side dominating the second half.An enthralling first half resulted in five goals with a double from Paul Hayes – following a strike from Dan Butler – putting Michael Flyn...Full Story »

Lee Collins nets late equaliser as Forest Green earn point at Newport

Posted Wednesday, March 07, 2018 by PA61 hits

A late Lee Collins goal gave Forest Green a 3-3 draw with Newport County at Rodney Parade.An enthralling first half resulted in five goals with a double from Paul Hayes following a strike from Dan Butler putting Michael Flynn’s hosts into the ascendancy.But an early own goal from Butler and a first-half strike from captain Gavin Gunning kept the visitors in the game.The Exiles endured a ni...Full Story »

Joss Labadie suspended for Newport’s game against Forest Green Rovers

Posted Monday, March 05, 2018 by PA74 hits

Newport have no fresh injury concerns for the League Two clash with Forest Green.The postponement of Saturday’s match with Accrington means midfielder Joss Labadie remains suspended, the captain sitting out for the second game of his two-match ban.Defender Scot Bennett (hamstring) is the only other definite absentee, with defender David Pipe expected to shrug off a knee knock.Matt Dolan su...Full Story »

Both managers bemoan lack of cutting edge as Port Vale and Newport draw blank

Posted Sunday, February 25, 2018 by PA45 hits

Port Vale manager Neil Aspin felt his side did not do enough to open up Newport as the sides played out a goalless draw at Vale Park in Sky Bet League Two.The struggling Valiants are now nine league games without a win and other results went against Aspin’s side with Chesterfield, Barnet, Crewe and Morecambe all winning.A heroic double save in the second half from goalkeeper Ryan Boot kept...Full Story »

Newport held to goalless stalemate by inspired Boot

Posted Sunday, February 25, 2018 by PA57 hits

Port Vale and Newport shared the spoils in a 0-0 draw at Vale Park in Sky Bet League Two. The Valiants are now nine league games without a win but the outcome could have been worse if it was not for a heroic double save from goalkeeper Ryan Boot in the second half.The first chance fell the way of the visitors after 11 minutes when Ben Tozer’s long throw caused havoc in the Vale defence and...Full Story »

Midfielder Antony Kay sidelined for Newport clash

Posted Friday, February 23, 2018 by PA54 hits

Port Vale are without midfielder Antony Kay for the visit of Newport.Kay had been due to miss the Sky Bet League Two fixture through suspension, but he now requires hernia surgery and will be out for a month.Top scorer and captain Tom Pope is expected to start, despite Valiants’ boss Neil Aspin revealing the striker is missing training as he nurses an unspecified injury.Marcus Harness, Tyr...Full Story »

Kevin Nolan thinks Notts County were denied penalty in draw with Newport

Posted Sunday, February 18, 2018 by PA169 hits

Notts County manager Kevin Nolan thought his side were denied a stonewall penalty during their 0-0 draw with Newport.Magpies striker Ben Hall was shoved in the back late on and Nolan believes the referee should have pointed to the spot.“We had a blatant penalty at the end when Ben was pushed hard in the back by one of their lads,” he said.“He’s pushed him in the back and ...Full Story »

Notts County held by Newport

Posted Sunday, February 18, 2018 by PA26 hits

Newport held promotion-chasing Notts County to a 0-0 draw at Rodney Parade.The goalless encounter was far from boring, with both sides creating plenty of opportunities.The visitors had the first real chance when Jon Stead poked wide at the near post.Shawn McCoulsky came close for the home side but his shot was blocked by Magpies captain Richard Duffy.The Exiles’ best chance of the first ha...Full Story »

Potter casts spell on Newport

Posted Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by PA148 hits

Alfie Potter scored a hat-trick as Mansfield Town demolished visiting Newport County 5-0 to maintain their chase of a top-three finish.In a whirlwind first half, Mansfield blew the Welsh club away with four unanswered goals.Danny Rose tucked away Krystian Pearce’s low pull-back from the left for the opener on six minutes and three minutes later, CJ Hamilton’s burst of pace and pull-b...Full Story »

Mansfield set to welcome back key men against Newport

Posted Monday, February 12, 2018 by PA76 hits

Mansfield are boosted by the return of three key players as they prepare for the visit of Newport.Captain Zander Diamond, fellow defender Hayden White and midfielder Jacob Mellis all trained on Sunday and are back in contention.It means that centre-half David Mirfin is the only injury absentee for the Stags as he continues his recovery from a knee operation.The likes of Paul Digby, Alfie Potter,...Full Story »

Tottenham Hotspur 2 - 0 Newport County: Tottenham cruise past Newport in replay

Posted Thursday, February 08, 2018 by PA192 hits

Erik Lamela scored his first goal in 17 months as Tottenham sauntered past Newport and into the fifth round of the FA Cup.Newport held Spurs to a 1-1 draw at home 10 days ago but the League Two side were outclassed at Wembley, where a Dan Butler own goal and Lamela’s close-range finish sealed a comfortable 2-0 victory.Tottenham will face League One strugglers Rochdale for a place in the qu...Full Story »

Michael Flynn insists Newport weren’t distracted by Wembley trip

Posted Sunday, February 04, 2018 by PA58 hits

Michael Flynn denied his Newport County side were distracted by the prospect of next week’s FA Cup replay against Tottenham at Wembley after they lost 2-0 at Colchester.The Exiles fell to a second straight defeat in League Two, after second-half goals from Ben Stevenson and Tom Eastman gave the U’s victory.Flynn said: “We gave away sloppy goals and it’s got nothing to do ...Full Story »

Danny Cowley happy to see Lincoln carry the game to Newport

Posted Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by PA60 hits

Danny Cowley had a broad smile on his face after seeing his Lincoln side dispatch Newport 3-1 at Sincil Bank to move up to eighth in the League Two table.Padraig Amond may have cancelled out Matt Rhead’s opener for the Imps, but further efforts after the break from Matt Green and sub Ollie Palmer swept City to victory as the visitors were brought down to earth following their recent FA Cup...Full Story »

Lincoln end three-game winless streak with victory over Newport

Posted Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by PA59 hits

Newport’s FA Cup exertions caught up with them as they lost 3-1 at promotion-chasing rivals Lincoln.After holding Premier League giants Tottenham to a 1-1 draw at the weekend, they were brought down to earth with a bump at Sincil Bank, with goals from Matt Rhead, Matt Green and Ollie Palmer securing the Imps three points, with Padraig Amond netting in reply.Rhead and Green combined in the ...Full Story »

Pochettino questions Tottenham desire after FA Cup draw with plucky Newport

Posted Sunday, January 28, 2018 by PA79 hits

Mauricio Pochettino criticised the desire of his Tottenham players after Harry Kane had kept them in the FA Cup with a late leveller at Newport.Kane struck eight minutes from time – his 30th goal of the season – to spare Spurs blushes in a 1-1 draw and secure a fourth round replay at Wembley against their lowly opponents.Padraig Amond had headed Newport into a 38th-minute lead and th...Full Story »

Newport County 1 - 1 Tottenham Hotspur: Harry Kane rides to Tottenham’s rescue to secure FA Cup replay against Newport

Posted Sunday, January 28, 2018 by PA175 hits

Harry Kane rescued Tottenham’s FA Cup hopes as his late equaliser secured a 1-1 draw at Newport.Kane struck his 30th goal of the season eight minutes from time after Spurs had trailed to Padraig Amond’s first-half header.The Sky Bet League Two side had not featured in the fourth round of the FA Cup for 39 years, but Irish striker Amond had Rodney Parade rocking when he headed home Ro...Full Story »

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