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Newport set for double injury boost

Posted Monday, April 29, 2019 by PA51 hits

Newport could receive a double boost for their key Sky Bet League Two clash against Oldham.Victory for the Exiles at Rodney Parade would lift them into the play-off places ahead of their final game at Morecambe next Saturday.And manager Michael Flynn could have midfielder Joss Labadie and striker Jamille Matt back in the mix. Labadie had 10 stitches in a gashed ankle suffered against Swindon on ...Full Story »

Scot Bennett effort enough as Newport edge Lincoln to keep up play-off push

Posted Sunday, April 28, 2019 by PA45 hits

Newport remain on course for a League Two play-off place as Scot Bennett’s early goal proved enough to claim a 1-0 triumph over champions Lincoln.Michael Flynn’s men took advantage of the Imps’ title celebration hangover to take the lead after seven minutes.Matty Dolan played an incisive pass into the path of Padraig Amond, who took the ball to the by-line and cut it back for B...Full Story »

Jamille Matt in line for starting spot as Newport entertain Lincoln

Posted Friday, April 26, 2019 by PA46 hits

Newport boss Michael Flynn is likely to restore Jamille Matt to his starting line-up for the clash with League Two champions Lincoln.The striker, who has netted 19 goals in all competitions this season, was named among the substitutes for the goalless draw with Macclesfield on Easter Monday despite struggling with a dead leg.Defenders Regan Poole (swollen foot) and Dan Butler (illness) played th...Full Story »

Macclesfield and Newport play out edgy stalemate

Posted Tuesday, April 23, 2019 by PA42 hits

Both Macclesfield and Newport will be left disappointed after their edgy encounter in Cheshire ended 0-0.The hosts missed numerous chances to gain breathing space in their relegation battle, while a win for the Exiles would have seen them leapfrog into the play-offs.After a 10-minute delay to kick off due to high demands at the ticket office, Newport started the brighter as Mickey Demetriou&rsqu...Full Story »

Newport boss Flynn challenges players to take play-off chance

Posted Saturday, April 20, 2019 by PA42 hits

Newport manager Michael Flynn has challenged his players to grasp their play-off opportunity with both hands.If the Exiles can win their final four games they will earn themselves an unlikely place in the top seven after a stunning upturn in form.They made it four wins from their last six matches with a 3-1 triumph over promotion-chasing Bury.Mickey Demetriou put Newport in front after six minut...Full Story »

Newport stay in play-off hunt

Posted Saturday, April 20, 2019 by PA34 hits

Newport maintained their League Two play-off charge with a 3-1 triumph over Bury to dent their automatic promotion hopes.Mickey Demetriou’s brilliant brace and Jamille Matt’s low drive sealed the victory after Nicky Maynard’s seventh minute equaliser.The Rodney Parade crowd were treated to three quick-fire goals in the opening 13 minutes.Demetriou put Newport in front after fiv...Full Story »

Newport County vs Bury - McKirdy in line to get more game time as Newport face Bury

Posted Thursday, April 18, 2019 by PA88 hits

Harry McKirdy will be hoping he has done enough to play some part when Newport host promotion hopefuls Bury.On-loan Aston Villa man McKirdy scored Newport’s third goal in the 3-0 win against Cambridge on Saturday after coming off the bench in the 89th minute, and he could get more minutes on Friday.Joss Labadie missed out last weekend after sustaining a gash to his ankle against Swindon an...Full Story »

Michael Flynn hails Newport after comfortable Cambridge win

Posted Sunday, April 14, 2019 by PA52 hits

Michael Flynn was full of praise for his Newport side after their 3-0 win at Cambridge kept their Sky Bet League Two play-off hopes alive.Newport’s win sees them remain five points outside the top seven with a game in hand on the teams above them going into the final weeks of the campaign.Padraig Amond headed them in front inside four minutes to set them on their way to victory, with Jamil...Full Story »

Amond, Matt and McKirdy on target as Newport ease past Cambridge

Posted Sunday, April 14, 2019 by PA53 hits

Newport claimed a comfortable 3-0 Sky Bet League Two victory at Cambridge to secure their sixth win over the U’s in the last two seasons.The visitors went ahead inside five minutes through Padraig Amond, who was allowed an unchallenged header from Robbie Willmott’s cross to beat goalkeeper Dimi Mitov.Cambridge offered little, but only a good save by Newport stopper Joe Day prevented ...Full Story »

Colin Calderwood hoping for strong squad as Cambridge host Newport

Posted Thursday, April 11, 2019 by PA43 hits

Cambridge boss Colin Calderwood is hoping for some positive fitness news ahead of Saturday’s clash against Sky Bet League Two visitors Newport.Calderwood’s team suffered a 1-0 defeat at Mansfield last time out, when Harrison Dunk and Jabo Ibehre were absentees.Dunk was suffering from an ankle injury, while Ibehre missed out through illness, and George Maris went off just 12 minutes i...Full Story »

Richie Wellens hails Newport goalkeeper Joe Day’s impressive display

Posted Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by PA60 hits

Swindon manager Richie Wellens admitted Newport goalkeeper Joe Day was the only reason they failed to pick up an important three points at Rodney Parade.The Exiles number one made a number of crucial reaction saves to keep the Robins at bay and earn a point for Michael Flynn’s side.Keshi Anderson was twice denied as Day palmed away his curling free-kick before blocking a low drive after th...Full Story »

Inspired Joe Day earns Newport a draw

Posted Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by PA52 hits

Newport goalkeeper Joe Day made a string of stunning saves to earn his side a point from a 0-0 draw against play-off rivals Swindon.Swindon forward Keshi Anderson called Newport keeper Day into action twice in an action packed first-half.First he watched his curling free-kick get palmed away from the top corner before being denied with a low drive after weaving through the defence.After a promis...Full Story »

Padraig Amond pushing to start for Newport

Posted Monday, April 08, 2019 by PA46 hits

Padraig Amond could be pushing for a starting place when Newport take on Swindon.The Exiles’ leading scorer fractured an elbow in training on March 20 but featured as a substitute in Saturday’s goalless draw against Tranmere.Reserve goalkeeper Nick Townsend could be fit enough to return to the bench after hurting his elbow before the Rovers game.Defender Scot Bennett remains a doubt ...Full Story »

Mickey Mellon says Tranmere’s point at Newport could be crucial

Posted Sunday, April 07, 2019 by PA49 hits

Tranmere manager Micky Mellon believes their hard-fought point at Newport will prove valuable in the promotion run-in.Mark Ellis powered a header onto the crossbar in the 13th minute as Tranmere looked to get back on track following their first defeat in nine games.Substitute Chris Dagnall hit the post in the second half after County goalkeeper Joe Day let a corner slip through his hands five ya...Full Story »

Tranmere held by Newport

Posted Sunday, April 07, 2019 by PA36 hits

Tranmere missed the chance to close the gap on the top three in League Two after drawing 0-0 at Newport. Micky Mellon’s men hit the woodwork twice but the draw left them in fifth place, four points off MK Dons in the final automatic-promotion spot. Mark Ellis powered a header onto the crossbar in the 13th minute to send an early statement of intent as Tranmere looked to get back on track f...Full Story »

Newport to assess Amond’s fitness for Tranmere clash

Posted Thursday, April 04, 2019 by PA43 hits

Newport will check on top scorer Padraig Amond ahead of the visit of Tranmere.Amond, looking to make his 100th appearance for the club, missed last weekend’s 3-1 win at Yeovil with a shoulder injury.Scot Bennett also sat out through injury but he is not far from returning.Left-back Vashon Neufville has returned to West Ham following his loan spell with the Exiles.Tranmere will be without L...Full Story »

Second-half performance pleases Flynn as Newport keep play-off hopes alive

Posted Sunday, March 31, 2019 by PA41 hits

Newport manager Michael Flynn was pleased with his side’s second-half performance as they moved to within six points of the League Two play-offs with a convincing 3-1 victory at struggling Yeovil.All the goals came in the second half with two in four minutes from Robbie Willmott and Ben Kennedy putting the visitors in control. Keanu Marsh-Brown then ensured the result was beyond doubt in a...Full Story »

Newport see off lowly Yeovil to give play-off push a boost

Posted Sunday, March 31, 2019 by PA47 hits

Newport County gave their ambitions of a League Two play-off push a boost with a 3-1 win at struggling Yeovil Town.After a first half of few opportunities, Newport found their stride after the break and took the lead after 62 minutes when Dan Butler crossed from the left and Robbie Willmott headed in off the post.Four minutes later the visitors doubled their advantage, this time as Ben Kennedy c...Full Story »

Marmon in the hotseat as Yeovil host Newport

Posted Friday, March 29, 2019 by PA48 hits

Yeovil begin life after Darren Way when they host Newport in Sky Bet League Two.Way was fired in the wake of the loss at MK Dons last weekend and Neale Marmon is in caretaker charge.Marmon will assess Rhys Browne (hamstring) and Alex Pattison (back) will be monitored after missing out against the Dons.The Glovers have lost 10 of their last 12 games to sit two points above the drop zone.Newport w...Full Story »

Cheltenham boss Michael Duff lambasts referee after Newport loss

Posted Saturday, March 16, 2019 by PA51 hits

Cheltenham manager Michael Duff hit out at referee Lee Swabey after watching his side lose 1-0 at Newport.A drab first-half ended goalless before the game sprung to life nine minutes into the second period.Jamille Matt flicked Regan Poole’s long free-kick into the path of Padraig Amond, who lifted the ball over Cheltenham goalkeeper Scott Flinders.Robins defender Chris Hussey raced back to...Full Story »

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