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Jack Wilshere and Pablo Fornals help West Ham edge past Newport

Posted Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by PA47 hits

Jack Wilshere scored his first West Ham goal as Manuel Pellegrini’s side booked a Carabao Cup third-round spot with a 2-0 win at Newport.Wilshere struck just before half-time and Pablo Fornals also opened his Hammers goal account following his £24million summer move from Villarreal.Sky Bet League Two Newport came into the tie basking in a giant-killing reputation forged by FA Cup win...Full Story »

Nick Townsend set to make cup return for Newport

Posted Monday, August 26, 2019 by PA54 hits

Newport will recall goalkeeper Nick Townsend for the Carabao Cup tie with West Ham at Rodney Parade.Townsend has been second-choice behind Tom King this season but he was County’s penalty shoot-out hero at Gillingham in the previous round.Striker Jamille Matt (knee) and midfielder Joss Labadie (hamstring) are both struggling to be fit in time to take on the Premier League visitors.Mid...Full Story »

Michael Flynn admits Crewe were the better team after Newport snatch victory

Posted Sunday, August 25, 2019 by PA35 hits

Newport manager Michael Flynn admitted the better team lost after his side snatched a 1-0 win over Crewe.The dominant visitors pushed for a winner in the closing stages but could not find a way past the solid Exiles defence.And their attacking approach cost them when Tristan Abrahams pounced on a loose touch in the Crewe defence and surged towards goal before laying the ball off for his strike p...Full Story »

Late Padraig Amond goal earns Newport victory over Crewe

Posted Sunday, August 25, 2019 by PA18 hits

Newport snatched a 1-0 victory over Crewe thanks to a last-gasp winner from Padraig Amond.The Exiles striker side-footed the ball into the back of the net in the third minute of added time to knock Crewe off top spot.The only shot on target of the first period came with the last kick of the half when Crewe winger Charlie Kirk cut in and stung the palms of Newport goalkeeper Tom King with a low d...Full Story »

Newport wait on Joss Labadie and Robbie Willmott

Posted Friday, August 23, 2019 by PA72 hits

Newport have fitness concerns over midfielders Joss Labadie and Robbie Willmott ahead of Saturday’s clash with Sky Bet League Two leaders Crewe.Labadie was forced off with a hamstring injury during the midweek draw at Walsall, while Willmott also picked up a problem in that match.Midfielders Scot Bennett (quad) and Matthew Dolan (hamstring) missed the draw at the Bescot Stadium and are unl...Full Story »

Michael Flynn bemoans Newport’s growing injury list following Walsall stalemate

Posted Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by PA36 hits

Newport manager Michael Flynn bemoaned his growing injury list after the Exiles continued their unbeaten start to the season with a goalless draw at Walsall.County kept a third-straight Sky Bet League Two clean sheet as they recorded a third draw from their opening four league games.But Flynn’s satisfaction was tempered by injuries to Joss Labadie and Robbie Willmott, who joined Matty Dola...Full Story »

Newport extend unbeaten start to season with Walsall stalemate

Posted Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by PA19 hits

Newport extended their unbeaten start to the season as they held Walsall to a dull goalless draw at the Banks’s Stadium.Walsall’s James Hardy created the best chance of an otherwise uninspiring first half after 24 minutes, surging inside from the left to curl narrowly wide from 20 yards.Newport had threatened just before that but Jamille Matt could only steer a tame effort straight a...Full Story »

Walsall trio pushing for first home league starts against Newport

Posted Monday, August 19, 2019 by PA40 hits

Walsall boss Darrell Clarke looks set to give a number of players their first home league starts against Newport on Tuesday.The Saddlers will aim to bounce back from a 1-0 defeat at Sky Bet League Two opponents Crewe last time out.And there could be first league starts at the Banks’s Stadium for summer signings Jack Kiersey, Caolan Lavery and Zak Jules.Clarke, meanwhile, will hope that Dan...Full Story »

Newport boss Flynn hails Howkins impact

Posted Sunday, August 18, 2019 by PA38 hits

Newport manager Michael Flynn praised the impact of first-half substitute Kyle Howkins after his late header secured a 1-0 victory over Plymouth.Howkins was called into action in the early stages of the first half after star man Mickey Demetriou was stretchered off the field with what looked like a serious leg injury.And in what was a tense affair, his 81st-minute goal ensured the Exiles remain ...Full Story »

Kyle Howkins earns unbeaten Newport a late win

Posted Sunday, August 18, 2019 by PA39 hits

Newport’s unbeaten start to the Sky Bet League Two season continued as they beat Plymouth 1-0 at Rodney Parade.The game appeared to be heading towards a stalemate but Kyle Howkins’ header just nine minutes from time snatched the win for Michael Flynn’s side.Plymouth were the better side in the first half and came close to opening the scoring when a Joe Edwards shot hit the cros...Full Story »

Newport County vs Plymouth Argyle - Grant out injured as Plymouth take on Newport

Posted Friday, August 16, 2019 by PA80 hits

Plymouth will be without experienced striker Joel Grant as they look to make it four wins from four in all competitions this season at Newport on Saturday.The 31-year-old suffered a hamstring tear in last weekend’s win over Colchester which, manager Ryan Lowe told Plymouth Live, is set to keep him sidelined for around two weeks.Summer signing Dom Telford, who replaced  Grant in t...Full Story »

Newport through as Gills pay the penalty

Posted Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by PA28 hits

League Two side Newport knocked Gillingham out of the Carabao Cup 4-1 on penalties after a night of spot-kick drama and a 2-2 draw at Priestfield. Josh Sheehan, Padraig Amond, Mickey Demetriou and Tristan Abrahams all scored from the spot in the shoot-out to give Michael Flynn’s side a dramatic victory in Kent. Brandon Hanlan opened the scoring with the first of three Gills penalties durin...Full Story »

Mansfield boss John Dempster unhappy with referee in draw at Newport

Posted Sunday, August 04, 2019 by PA53 hits

Mansfield manager John Dempster was left disappointed with the performance of referee James Adcock as his side were held to a 2-2 draw by Newport at Rodney Parade.The determining factor of the game came when Mansfield midfielder Jacob Mellis received a red card for an alleged stamp on Joss Labadie.Prior to the sending-off Mansfield had overturned a two-goal deficit with Krystian Pearce and Danny...Full Story »

Mansfield fight back to claim point at Newport

Posted Sunday, August 04, 2019 by PA33 hits

Ten-man Mansfield overturned a two-goal half-time deficit to secure a 2-2 draw with Newport at Rodney Parade.The Exiles took the lead after seven minutes when Joss Labadie connected with Ryan Haynes’ cross to find the back of the net.Padraig Amond put Newport further ahead with a penalty in the 34th minute after Jamille Matt was brought down in the box to give the hosts a 2-0 lead at the i...Full Story »

Danny McNamara and George Nurse in line to start for new-look Newport

Posted Thursday, August 01, 2019 by PA66 hits

Loan signings Danny McNamara and George Nurse could both start in Newport’s Sky Bet League Two game at home to Mansfield.Millwall defender McNamara became the latest of County boss Michael Flynn’s summer recruits this week, and a place in the starting XI is possible for both him and Nurse.Striker Ade Azeez is a definite non-starter after suffering an Achilles injury, while Dan Leadbi...Full Story »

Jennings hits late winner as Tranmere beat Newport to reach League One

Posted Sunday, May 26, 2019 by PA83 hits

Connor Jennings scored in the final 90 seconds of extra time to earn Tranmere a 1-0 victory in the Sky Bet League Two play-off final against Newport and seal back-to-back promotions.The Wembley showpiece was heading to penalties after a scrappy game of few chances, but Jennings headed home to break the deadlock and send Rovers back to the third tier for the first time since 2014.It completes an ...Full Story »

Labadie back in contention for Newport

Posted Friday, May 24, 2019 by PA130 hits

Newport midfielder Joss Labadie is set to start for Saturday’s Sky Bet League Two play-off final against Tranmere at Wembley after recovering from injury.Labadie limped off with cramp during the second leg of their semi-final at Mansfield but has returned to training in the build-up to the match with Micky Mellon’s side.Keanu Marsh-Brown, who was an unused substitute at the One Call ...Full Story »

Dolan and Day the heroes as Newport reach League Two play-off final

Posted Monday, May 13, 2019 by PA42 hits

Hero substitute Matt Dolan sent underdogs Newport to Wembley with the match-winning penalty kick in the Sky Bet League Two play-off semi-final second leg at Mansfield.After a 1-1 first-leg draw at Rodney Parade on Thursday, the two sides could not be separated at the One Call Stadium after 120 minutes, with a goalless draw leading to the shootout.After Joe Day saved Mansfield’s third kick ...Full Story »

Preston sidelined as Mansfield face Newport

Posted Friday, May 10, 2019 by PA69 hits

Matt Preston remains on the sidelines for Mansfield ahead of the return leg of the Sky Bet League Two play-off semi-final with Newport. The centre-back sustained a second concussion of the season in the promotion-decider at MK Dons on the final day, which also ruled him out of the 1-1 first leg draw at Rodney Parade. Ben Turner will continue to deputise in defence, while the likes of Willem ...Full Story »

Padraig Amond rescues draw for Newport

Posted Friday, May 10, 2019 by PA68 hits

Padraig Amond proved Newport’s hero again as Mansfield were denied a Sky Bet League Two play-off semi-final advantage at Rodney Parade.Mansfield had led from the 12th minute through CJ Hamilton and looked like taking a crucial lead into Sunday’s second leg at their One Call Stadium home.But County substitute Ade Azeez was upended by Stags goalkeeper Conrad Logan seven minutes fr...Full Story »

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