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Michael Flynn thrilled with win as 10-man Newport overcome Grimsby

Posted Sunday, February 07, 2021 by PA16 hits

Manager Michael Flynn hailed 10-man Newport’s best win of the season after they beat Grimsby 1-0 at Rodney Parade.Scot Bennett was sent off in the first half before Nicky Maynard ended Newport’s eight-match winless run in League Two with a debut goal which lifted the long-time leaders up to fourth.You have to go back to the last time the two teams met, at Blundell Park on December 8,...Full Story »

Debut Nicky Maynard goal earns 10-man Newport victory over Grimsby

Posted Sunday, February 07, 2021 by PA19 hits

Nicky Maynard spared Newport’s blushes as he scored on his debut to give them a 1-0 victory over Grimsby despite playing for 53 minutes with 10 men at Rodney Parade.The 34-year-old striker, signed on loan from Mansfield half an hour before the transfer window closed on Monday, reacted quickest in the box when a shot from Matty Dolan ricochet to him in the 51st minute.The goal was very much...Full Story »

Nicky Maynard in line for Newport debut against Grimsby

Posted Friday, February 05, 2021 by PA22 hits

Newport’s deadline-day signing Nicky Maynard is hoping to make his debut for the club in their home game against Grimsby.The 34-year-old striker has joined the Exiles on loan until the end of the season from Mansfield and is available.Defender Aaron Lewis could also be added to the squad after returning to the club from Lincoln. His previous loan spell at the County Ground ended in January...Full Story »

Simon Weaver hails ‘horrible’ Harrogate forward Aaron Martin after Newport win

Posted Sunday, January 31, 2021 by PA16 hits

Simon Weaver hailed “horrible” forward Aaron Martin as his first goal in 14 outings in all competitions secured Harrogate’s second home League Two win of the season.After Jake Scrimshaw’s 17th-minute goal for visitors Newport, Martin flicked on a free-kick from goalkeeper James Belshaw to tee up Josh March for an equaliser before the break.He then used his head again to m...Full Story »

Harrogate claim comeback win over 10-man Newport

Posted Sunday, January 31, 2021 by PA8 hits

Striker Aaron Martin’s first goal in 14 games in all competitions ended Harrogate’s four-match League Two winless run as they edged a narrow 2-1 comeback victory over 10-man Newport.Simon Weaver’s men had not won at Wetherby Road for seven contests in all competitions before this, but Martin secured maximum points after Josh March had cancelled out Jake Scrimshaw’s opener...Full Story »

Harrogate could be boosted by trio’s return for Newport clash

Posted Thursday, January 28, 2021 by PA14 hits

Harrogate hope to have players back in contention against Newport.Lloyd Kerry is available again after serving a three-match ban while Dan Jones (groin) and Will Smith (hamstring) are making good progress and could be involved.Connor Hall will miss out through suspension following his red card in the defeat at Tranmere in midweek.Mitchell Roberts, Mark Beck and Joe Cracknell remain on the sideli...Full Story »

Joss Labadie begins ban as Newport take on fellow promotion hopefuls Carlisle

Posted Tuesday, January 26, 2021 by PA18 hits

Newport will be without captain Joss Labadie for their Sky Bet League Two match with fellow promotion hopefuls Carlisle on Tuesday.The 30-year-old midfielder was dismissed in the first half of Newport’s defeat at Oldham on Saturday for a clash with Marcel Hilssner and will begin a three-game ban.Labadie’s absence is offset by the arrival of AFC Wimbledon midfielder Anthony Hartigan o...Full Story »

Oldham boss Harry Kewell admits red card helped his side beat Newport

Posted Sunday, January 24, 2021 by PA12 hits

Harry Kewell admitted that Joss Labadie’s early red card was the turning point as his Oldham side went on to defeat stuttering Newport 3-2 at Boundary Park.Skipper Labadie saw red in the 15th minute, leaving the Exiles facing an uphill battle as their Sky Bet League Two automatic promotion bid continues to falter.The Latics bagged their first win in over a month – which also came aga...Full Story »

Oldham secure first win since December against Newport

Posted Sunday, January 24, 2021 by PA10 hits

Oldham secured their first win in over a month as they defeated 10-man Newport 3-2 at Boundary Park.The Latics’ last victory was at Newport, who themselves are now winless in seven Sky Bet League Two games, on December 19.Newport struck early when Jake Scrimshaw was perfectly placed to nod home a precise cross from debutant Luke Gambin.Oldham levelled after eight minutes when Newport keepe...Full Story »

Cheltenham hit back after Newport keeper Tom King scores from goal kick

Posted Wednesday, January 20, 2021 by PA20 hits

Newport goalkeeper Tom King scored directly from a goal kick before promotion rivals Cheltenham hit back to earn a 1-1 draw at the Jonny-Rocks Stadium.Matty Blair’s equaliser for the home side in first-half stoppage time denied Newport the chance to move back to the top of League Two and kept Michael Duff’s Robins in touch with the frontrunners.Newport had taken the lead in bizarre c...Full Story »

Michael Flynn hits out at standard of refereeing as 10-man Newport hold Salford

Posted Sunday, January 17, 2021 by PA13 hits

Newport manager Michael Flynn fumed at the standard of officiating as his 10-man team missed the chance to go back to the top of League Two following a 0-0 draw with Salford.Salford co-owner and former Manchester United captain Gary Neville made the long trip to Rodney Parade but with his manager Richie Wellens absent due to illness, the visitors could not find a goal.Newport’s Josh Sheeha...Full Story »

Newport draw with Salford despite having Josh Sheehan sent off

Posted Sunday, January 17, 2021 by PA8 hits

Newport missed the chance to return to the top of the League Two table but took a point from their 0-0 draw with Salford despite losing midfielder Josh Sheehan to a red card.Michael Flynn’s side played the final 32 minutes with 10 men after Sheehan was dismissed for a rash tackle.Salford were the better team throughout but could not break the deadlock in front of watching co-owner Gary Nev...Full Story »

Tristan Abrahams returns as Newport host Salford

Posted Friday, January 15, 2021 by PA22 hits

Newport welcome back striker Tristan Abrahams for the visit of League Two promotion rivals Salford.Eight-goal Abrahams missed the FA Cup penalty shoot-out defeat to Brighton on Sunday as he was self-isolating under Covid-19 guidelines.Skipper Joss Labadie, who came off the bench against Brighton, should make his first start for over a month and Robbie Willmott has recovered from his cup knock.Ja...Full Story »

Joss Labadie and Ryan Taylor set for Newport comebacks against Brighton

Posted Friday, January 08, 2021 by PA23 hits

Newport expect to have captain Joss Labadie and veteran forward Ryan Taylor available again for their FA Cup third-round tie against Premier League Brighton.Midfielder Labadie has missed the past three matches, while Taylor has not played since early October because of a hamstring issue.Swindon forward Scott Twine and Swansea defender Brandon Cooper have both been recalled from loan spells by th...Full Story »

Frozen pitch forces Newport’s game with Southend to be called off

Posted Saturday, January 02, 2021 by PA18 hits

A frozen Rodney Parade pitch has forced Newport’s Sky Bet League Two fixture with Southend to be postponed.The League Two leaders had been due to host the division’s bottom side, but referee Paul Howard deemed the playing surface unsafe.A statement on Newport’s website said: “Newport County AFC are disappointed that today’s Sky Bet League Two fixture against Southen...Full Story »

Swindon hold the key to Scott Twine’s future with Newport

Posted Wednesday, December 30, 2020 by PA24 hits

Newport are preparing for the visit of Southend on Saturday without knowing whether loan signing Scott Twine will be available.Midfielder Twine has been a hit for the Exiles with seven goals for the Sky Bet League Two leaders, but parent club Swindon could reactivate a January return clause.County’s clash with Exeter on Tuesday was postponed because of a waterlogged Rodney Parade pitch.Alt...Full Story »

Newport clash with Exeter postponed due to waterlogged pitch

Posted Wednesday, December 30, 2020 by PA17 hits

Leaders Newport’s Sky Bet League Two clash with Exeter on Tuesday night has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.The game was called off just two hours before the scheduled 7pm kick-off.“After inspecting the pitch ahead of the fixture, referee John Busby deemed the Rodney Parade pitch unplayable,” said a statement on the Newport website.Full Story »

Newport wait on Nick Townsend fitness ahead of Exeter clash

Posted Monday, December 28, 2020 by PA20 hits

Newport goalkeeper Nick Townsend is a doubt for the clash with fellow promotion-chasers Exeter on Tuesday.Townsend had to be replaced at half-time by Tom King during Saturday’s draw with Crawley after picking up a knock.Captain Joss Labadie could return after three games out while Ryan Taylor is nearing a return following three months out with a hamstring injury.Michael Flynn may again cho...Full Story »

Wayne Hatswell feels draw at Crawley was a missed opportunity for Newport

Posted Sunday, December 27, 2020 by PA19 hits

Newport assistant manager Wayne Hatswell had no doubt it was a case of two points dropped after the Exiles run without a victory was extended to four games by a 1-1 draw at Crawley.County made the perfect start when Ryan Haynes gave them the league with a beautifully taken strike after only five minutes.But Crawley took a  share of the spoils thanks to Mickey Demetriou’s own goal in t...Full Story »

Newport’s run without a win extended to four with draw at Crawley

Posted Sunday, December 27, 2020 by PA10 hits

Ten-man Crawley produced a backs-to-the wall display as Newport’s winless Sky Bet League Two run was extended to four games with a 1-1 draw at the Broadfield Stadium.County, who made the perfect start with Ryan Haynes’ early goal, were pegged back when Mickey Demetriou put through his own goal and Crawley held out after Tarryn Allarakhia’s red card.Crawley welcomed back head co...Full Story »

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