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Newport boost promotion hopes with win over 10-man Morecambe

Posted Sunday, March 14, 2021 by PA15 hits

Newport picked up a vital three points in their promotion push as they beat 10-man Morecambe 3-1 at the Mazuma Stadium to move up to fourth in the table.The Exiles took the lead with an eight-minute penalty after a cross into the Morecambe area was adjudged to have struck an arm and Matty Dolan stepped up to beat Kyle Letheren from the spot.The lead lasted just 12 minutes as Morecambe replied wi...Full Story »

Matty Dolan and Michael Flynn claim Newport ‘got what they deserved’

Posted Wednesday, March 10, 2021 by PA21 hits

Matty Dolan has urged Newport to use the dramatic 2-1 win over Bradford as impetus for a Sky Bet League Two promotion push.Defender Dolan almost single-handedly swung the game County’s way as he scored twice after Michael Flynn’s side had fallen behind.First he struck home a superb free-kick which cancelled out Andy Cook’s opener for the Bantams.Then, in the sixth minute of sto...Full Story »

Matty Dolan’s late double earns Newport victory over Bradford

Posted Wednesday, March 10, 2021 by PA15 hits

Matty Dolan’s dramatic double saw Newport come from behind to snatch a 2-1 win over Bradford at their new temporary Cardiff City Stadium home.Michael Flynn’s team have moved their home games away from Rodney Parade on a short-term basis because the pitch there has become almost unplayable due to constant use.Dolan had cancelled out Bradford striker Andy Cook’s opener with a stu...Full Story »

Newport midfielder Luke Gambin returns to contention against Bradford

Posted Tuesday, March 09, 2021 by PA27 hits

Newport have loan signing Luke Gambin available against Bradford.Midfielder Gambin missed the 2-0 win at Colchester on Saturday as he was unable to play against his parent club.That victory, only Newport’s second in seven games, took them back into the Sky Bet League Two play-off places.Exiles boss Michael Flynn has a fully-fit squad to select from for a match switched to the Cardiff City ...Full Story »

Michael Flynn not getting carried away despite Newport victory

Posted Sunday, March 07, 2021 by PA15 hits

Newport boss Michael Flynn insists he will not be getting carried away despite his side’s deserved 2-0 triumph at Colchester.The Exiles went ahead on the half hour when Joss Labadie finished low and confidently past Shamal George after he had been picked out by Josh Sheehan, following a well-worked move.And they wrapped up their win in the 78th minute when Padraig Amond prodded home at the...Full Story »

Keith Hill praises Tranmere’s ambition after win over Newport

Posted Wednesday, March 03, 2021 by PA8 hits

Tranmere boss Keith Hill praised the fight and heart of his side following their 1-0 win over promotion rivals Newport County.Liam Feeney drilled home the winner from the edge of the box after seven minutes.The hosts then doggedly clung on to that lead with Peter Clarke making key blocks to keep out Nicky Maynard and Padraig Amond.“The key element to winning a match is winning the fight an...Full Story »

Tranmere boost promotion hopes with hard-fought win over Newport

Posted Wednesday, March 03, 2021 by PA14 hits

Tranmere Rovers boosted their promotion hopes with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Newport County.Liam Feeney hit the winner after seven minutes to give Tranmere their third win on the spin.They clung doggedly to that lead, with defender Peter Clarke making two key blocks to keep them ahead.Midfielder Feeney drilled home the opener from 18 yards after Priestley Farquharson lost possession.Clarke made...Full Story »

Michael Flynn hopeful EFL might grant request for Newport to switch grounds

Posted Sunday, February 28, 2021 by PA13 hits

Newport manager Michael Flynn is hopeful the EFL can come to the rescue and give his side the chance to play some of their home games away from Rodney Parade following Saturday’s goalless League Two draw with Stevenage.County chairman Gavin Foxall has formally written to the league authorities asking for permission to switch from the sand and mud heap on which they are currently having to ...Full Story »

Nick Townsend pulls off miraculous save as Newport record Stevenage stalemate

Posted Sunday, February 28, 2021 by PA14 hits

Nick Townsend pulled off a miraculous save at the start of the second half to ensure Newport’s League Two match against Stevenage ended in a goalless draw.Townsend found himself confronted by Elliott List in full cry, after the Stevenage front runner had breezed past Micky Demetriou, but the goalkeeper came to the rescue as he somehow managed to block the shot as List attempted to pick his...Full Story »

Newport seeking back-to-back victories now Michael Flynn has settled squad

Posted Thursday, February 25, 2021 by PA23 hits

Newport boss Michael Flynn has a settled squad at last for Stevenage’s visit to Rodney Parade.The Exiles have suffered a rash of red cards since the turn of the new year, but Scot Bennett returned at Walsall in midweek after a three-match ban, meaning Flynn could name a full-strength side.The 1-0 win was only promotion-chasing Newport’s second in 13 Sky Bet League Two matches, and Fl...Full Story »

Michael Flynn hopes Newport can use Walsall victory to fuel promotion push

Posted Thursday, February 25, 2021 by PA17 hits

Newport boss Michael Flynn is desperate to use the battling 1-0 win at Walsall as a catalyst for his side’s promotion push.The Exiles had won just one of their last 12 games heading to the Bescot, but victory propelled them back into the play-off spots.Unlikely hero Joss Labadie popped up with his first league goal for 13 months to secure a welcome win – despite Saddlers goalkeeper L...Full Story »

Joss Labadie scores only goal as Newport return to winning ways

Posted Thursday, February 25, 2021 by PA16 hits

Joss Labadie’s second-half header lifted Newport back into the Sky Bet League Two play-off places with a battling 1-0 win against Walsall.Labadie found a way past Saddlers goalkeeper Liam Roberts with 19 minutes left to end the Exiles’ three-match winless run and claim just a second success in 13 league outings.Defeat left Brian Dutton still waiting for his first win since taking ove...Full Story »

Walsall without Liam Kinsella for Newport clash

Posted Tuesday, February 23, 2021 by PA17 hits

Walsall will be without the suspended Liam Kinsella for their Sky Bet League Two clash with Newport.The Saddlers have opted not to appeal against Kinsella’s dismissal for a dangerous challenge on Stevenage’s Jack Aitchison at the weekend, and the midfielder now begins a three-match ban.The on-loan Tyreik Wright has been absent with a groin injury while Rory Holden and captain James C...Full Story »

Newport pitch not fit to host matches, says Mark Cooper after Forest Green win

Posted Monday, February 22, 2021 by PA19 hits

Forest Green boss Mark Cooper blasted the Rodney Parade pitch but praised the “magnificent effort” of his players in beating Sky Bet League Two promotion rivals Newport 2-0.The game was pushed back a day to Sunday to give the playing surface a chance to recover from Friday night’s Guinness PRO14 rugby match between the Dragons and Leinster, but it was still a mud and sand trap ...Full Story »

Jamille Matt returns to haunt Newport in Forest Green victory

Posted Sunday, February 21, 2021 by PA14 hits

Jamille Matt tormented his former team-mates by making one goal and scoring the other as Forest Green moved to within a point of the Sky Bet League Two summit with a 2-0 win at Newport.Rovers’ top scorer netted the equaliser in a 1-1 draw between these sides in December and provided the pass for Josh Davison to fire his side in front two minutes before the break on this occasion.It was the...Full Story »

Wing-back Liam Shephard returns for Newport as they prepare to face Forest Green

Posted Friday, February 19, 2021 by PA24 hits

Newport have wing-back Liam Shephard available again after suspension for a match against Forest Green that has been pushed back 24 hours to Sunday.Shepherd has served a three-match ban for his red card against Harrogate but Scot Bennett still has one game left on his suspension following his dismissal against Grimsby.Veteran forward Kevin Ellison is fit again and will be hoping to make his firs...Full Story »

Ryan Bowman goes from hero to villain as nine-man Exeter earn draw at Newport

Posted Wednesday, February 17, 2021 by PA8 hits

Ryan Bowman turned from hero to villain as he gave Exeter the lead at Rodney Parade but then got sent off on the stroke of half-time as the Grecians finished the 1-1 draw with nine players.His 44th-minute dismissal meant Exeter had to play for the remainder of the game with nine men as they had already had Alex Hartridge dismissed after eight minutes.They battled bravely to hold onto their lead,...Full Story »

Joss Labadie set to return from suspension for Newport

Posted Monday, February 15, 2021 by PA16 hits

Captain Joss Labadie is set to return from suspension when Newport host fellow Sky Bet League Two promotion challengers Exeter at Rodney Parade on Tuesday.Labadie has completed a three-match ban imposed following his dismissal in a 3-2 defeat against Oldham last month.Wing-back Liam Shephard and Scot Bennett, though, are still sidelined by suspensions due to red cards received against Harrogate ...Full Story »

Southend pick up priceless victory at Newport to boost their bid to beat drop

Posted Wednesday, February 10, 2021 by PA9 hits

Southend picked up a priceless win on the road to give their chances of beating the drop out of the Football League a huge boost as they moved off the bottom of League Two with a 1-0 win over Newport at Rodney ParadeMark Molesley’s side arrived on the back of a 5-1 pasting at Port Vale, and desperate for points having lost their last four games. They came through in the second half thanks ...Full Story »

Scott Bennett suspended as Newport host Southend

Posted Monday, February 08, 2021 by PA15 hits

Newport boss Michael Flynn will be without suspended defender Scott Bennett for the Sky Bet League Two match against bottom club Southend.Bennett was shown a straight red card during the first half of Saturday’s 1-0 win over Grimsby, so starts a ban.Midfielder Joss Labadie serves out the final match of his three-game suspension, while defender Liam Shephard is also still banned.Forward Nic...Full Story »

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