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County to host QPR in pre-season friendly

Free Press Series:

4:02pm Friday 29th May 2015

QUEENS Park Rangers have announced that they will travel to Rodney Parade to take on Newport County AFC in a pre-season friendly on Sunday, July 26 (kick-off 2pm).

Dragons sign up Newport skipper Ollie Griffiths

Free Press Series: Dragons in Premiership Sevens. Ollie Griffiths powers for the line. (8633312)

2:00pm Friday 22nd May 2015

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons have confirmed the signings of Newport RFC captain Ollie Griffiths and Ebbw Vale star Carl Meyer on professional contracts at Rodney Parade.

World cup dream over for Gavin Henson

Free Press Series: CONTROVERSIAL: Gavin Henson

12:51pm Thursday 21st May 2015

GAVIN Henson’s world cup jinx struck again last night as he suffered a broken shin to end his slim hopes of a return to Warren Gatland’s Wales squad.

Newport's Ellis Harrison delighted to be back in Football League

Free Press Series:

11:56am Thursday 21st May 2015

NEWPORT’S Ellis Harrison is still on cloud nine after his Wembley goal helped Bristol Rovers bounce back to the Football League at the first attempt.

We tried our best to keep Darren Jones, says Exiles boss

Free Press Series:

1:17pm Friday 15th May 2015

NEWPORT County AFC manager Terry Butcher says the club tried their best to keep captain Darren Jones but could not match Forest Green Rovers' financial strength.

County must keep coach Hatswell, says Tony James

Free Press Series: WARNING: County assistant manager Wayne Hatswell

12:15pm Friday 15th May 2015

FORMER Newport County AFC star Tony James says new manager Terry Butcher would be making a big mistake if he got rid of coach Wayne Hatswell.

Argus player of the year Darren Jones could join Exiles exodus

Free Press Series:

5:15pm Thursday 14th May 2015

CAPTAIN Darren Jones has won the readers’ vote to be named the South Wales Argus Newport County AFC player of the year – but he may well have played his last game for the club.

County 0 Oxford 1

Free Press Series:

5:01pm Saturday 2nd May 2015

TEN-MAN Newport County AFC concluded their League Two campaign with a disappointing 1-0 home defeat to Oxford United.

Kevin Feely signs new contract at County

Free Press Series: REGULAR: Kevin Feely has been a fixture in the County defence this season

7:35pm Friday 1st May 2015

DEFENDER Kevin Feely has agreed a new contract to remain at Newport County AFC for another year.

Terry Butcher will take us forward, say County chiefs

Free Press Series:

3:52pm Friday 1st May 2015

DIRECTOR Howard Greenhaf and chairman Les Scadding are confident that new manager Terry Butcher is the right choice to help Newport County AFC progress.

I want to build this club like Inverness, says Terry Butcher

Free Press Series:

12:32pm Friday 1st May 2015

NEW manager Terry Butcher believes Newport County AFC can enjoy the same sort of success he inspired at Inverness Caledonian Thistle in the Scottish Premier League.

Terry Butcher is new County manager

Free Press Series:

10:31pm Thursday 30th April 2015

NEWPORT County AFC have tonight confirmed that Terry Butcher has been appointed as the club's new manager.

Sean McGoldrick back in WSB action tonight

Free Press Series: GOING FOR GOLD: Newport's Sean McGoldrick in action against South Africa's Ayabonga Sonjica

12:20pm Thursday 16th April 2015

NEWPORT’S Sean McGoldrick will represent the British Lionhearts tonight as they take on the Cuba Domodores in their final home match of the season in the World Series of Boxing (WSB).

We've slipped up but we won't give up, says Miles Storey

Free Press Series: 14.02.15 - Wycombe Wanderers v Newport County -  Sky Bet League 2 - 
Miles Storey on the attack for Newport.


4:20pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

STRIKER Miles Storey says Saturday’s home clash with Dagenham & Redbridge is the biggest game of the season for Newport County AFC.

Nothing to lose against Bury and Southend, says skipper

Free Press Series:

6:00pm Friday 10th April 2015

CAPTAIN Darren Jones says Newport County AFC have nothing to lose against promotion rivals Bury and Southend United over the next four days.

No fears over picking young stars, says Jimmy Dack

Free Press Series:

4:10pm Friday 10th April 2015

NEWPORT County AFC manager Jimmy Dack says he will not be afraid to give youth a chance at the business end of the season.

Ryan Jackson set for Exiles return

Free Press Series: DETERMINED: County defender Ryan Jackson

10:37am Friday 10th April 2015

NEWPORT County AFC hope to have defender Ryan Jackson fit and available for tomorrow’s home clash with promotion rivals Bury.

Time to get back to hockey

Free Press Series:

11:40am Thursday 9th April 2015

NOW that Easter is behind us it’s time to ditch the choccy and get back to hockey.

Wales U21s v Bulgaria U21s: As it happened

Free Press Series:

6:36pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

Follow all the action live as Wales under-21s begin their Euro 2017 qualification campaign against Bulgaria under-21s at the Cardiff City Stadium. Kick-off 7pm

Accrington investigate 'alleged racist incident' after County match

Free Press Series: 27.03.15 - Accrington Stanley FC v Newport County FC -  Sky Bet League 2 - 
Aaron O'Connor goes close with a near post effort.


4:37pm Monday 30th March 2015

ACCRINGTON Stanley are investigating an “alleged racist incident” following Friday night’s defeat to Newport County AFC.

Israel 0 Wales 3

Free Press Series:

7:05pm Saturday 28th March 2015

AARON Ramsey and Gareth Bale combined to see off Israel as Wales took a huge step towards their aim of qualifying for Euro 2016.


Free Press Series: 27.03.15 - Accrington Stanley FC v Newport County FC -  Sky Bet League 2 - 
Aaron O'Connor battles against the Stanley defenders.


10:09pm Friday 27th March 2015

WHO needs a new striker? Aaron O’Connor and substitute Shaun Jeffers both found the net as Newport County AFC sealed a vital three points at Accrington Stanley.

Accrington v County: As it happened

Free Press Series:

6:59pm Friday 27th March 2015

Follow all the action from the Crown Ground as Accrington Stanley host Newport County AFC in League Two. Kick-off 7.45pm

Miles Storey aims to repay manager's faith

Free Press Series:

9:10pm Thursday 26th March 2015

NEWPORT County AFC striker Miles Storey says he wants to repay the faith manager Jimmy Dack has shown in him by helping the Exiles over the line in the race for a play-off place.Accrington Stanley v Newport County, The Crown Ground, kick-off 7.45pm

Regan Poole celebrates win with Wales under-17s

Free Press Series: PROSPECT: Regan Poole made his County debut aged just 16

4:36pm Thursday 26th March 2015

NEWPORT County AFC defender Regan Poole started his third match in a week for Wales in the UEFA Under-17 Championship Elite Round in Russia.

One or two loan signings in the pipeline, says Jimmy Dack

Free Press Series:

8:00pm Sunday 22nd March 2015

AFTER earning four points in a week against their promotion rivals, Newport County AFC manager Jimmy Dack is aiming for a further boost to his side’s play-off hopes with a double transfer swoop.

France drop Mathieu Bastareaud for Wales clash

Free Press Series: POWER RUNNER: France centre Mathieu Bastareaud

11:14am Wednesday 25th February 2015

CENTRE Mathieu Bastareaud has been dropped to the bench for France's Six Nations game against Wales in Paris on Saturday.

Max Porter nominated for Community Award after youth work

Free Press Series:

3:14pm Friday 20th February 2015

NEWPORT County AFC completed a week of soccer schools for the half-term holiday yesterday with midfielder Max Porter coaching kids at West Monmouth School in Pontypool.

County's Regan Poole represents Wales u17s in Newport

Free Press Series: IN DEMAND: County's 16-year-old defender Regan Poole

4:54pm Tuesday 17th February 2015

NEWPORT County AFC academy star Regan Poole represented Wales under-17s in today’s friendly against the Czech Republic at Dragon Park in Newport.

We want Jimmy Dack to get the job, says stand-in skipper

Free Press Series:

1:01pm Friday 13th February 2015

STAND-IN captain Darren Jones says the players all want caretaker boss Jimmy Dack to be the next full-time manager of Newport County AFC.

VIDEO: Byrne's late goal saves the day for Exiles

Free Press Series: Newport County v Tranmere. Miles Storey gets a shot away. (18231849)

9:55pm Tuesday 10th February 2015

MARK Byrne’s stunning equaliser earned Newport County AFC a thoroughly deserved point and ended a goal drought of more than seven hours.

County v Tranmere: As it happened

Free Press Series:

5:49pm Tuesday 10th February 2015

Follow all the action live from Rodney Parade as Newport County AFC host Tranmere Rovers in League Two. Kick-off 7.45pm

County confirm Justin Edinburgh's departure

Free Press Series: GREAT NEWS: The players are all delighted that Justin Edinburgh is in charge of us and not Portsmouth today

12:58pm Saturday 7th February 2015

NEWPORT County AFC have today confirmed the departure of manager Justin Edinburgh to Gillingham.

Dan Lydiate eager to experience his own special night against England

Free Press Series: File photo dated 12/02/2012 of Dan Lydiate. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday April 30, 2013. Dan Lydiate has been named in the British and Irish Lions squad for the tour of Hong Kong and Australia, head coach Warren Gatland has announced. See

4:02pm Wednesday 4th February 2015

HAVING missed out on one of the best nights in Welsh rugby’s recent history Dan Lydiate is eager to experience the thrill of beating England once again tomorrow night.

Exiles boss expects quiet transfer deadline day

Free Press Series:

10:10pm Sunday 1st February 2015

NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh is expecting a quiet transfer deadline day tomorrow, despite suffering a third successive defeat on Saturday.

Exiles boss frustrated as defensive error proves costly

Free Press Series: 24.01.15 - Northampton Town v Newport County - Sky Bet League Two -
Justin Edinburgh of Newport County before kick off.
© Davies Sport Photo (16906782)

7:09pm Saturday 31st January 2015

NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh was left frustrated after a solitary defensive error sealed a third straight defeat for his side.

I'm a risk-taker, says Exiles' new signing

Free Press Series:

2:49pm Friday 30th January 2015

NEW signing Miles Storey has described himself as a ‘risk-taker’ who aims to excite the crowd as he prepares to make his Newport County AFC debut tomorrow.

Don't panic, says County striker Rene Howe

Free Press Series:

12:56pm Friday 30th January 2015

STRIKER Rene Howe says Newport County AFC fans should not panic after two bad defeats on the road and insists the promotion push is still on track.

Fitness boost for County as Robbie Willmott returns

Free Press Series:

4:45pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

ROBBIE Willmott has returned to action after three and a half months on the sidelines to give Newport County AFC a huge fitness boost ahead of Saturday’s home clash with promotion rivals Shrewsbury Town.

Christian Jolley set to leave Rodney Parade

Free Press Series: WHAT A GOAL: Christian Jolley scores for Newport County at Wembley

4:38pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

WEMBLEY hero Christian Jolley is set to leave Newport County AFC in the next 24 hours as he follows fellow striker Danny Crow out of the door at Rodney Parade.

Cwmbran bowls star is world champion

Free Press Series:

4:00pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

TORFAEN Indoor Bowls Club member Marion Purcell is celebrating after being crowned world champion.

VIDEO: Jockey's eye view of Chepstow racecourse

Free Press Series:

7:00am Wednesday 10th December 2014

RACING fans can now experience the thrills and spills of the Coral Welsh Grand National course at Chepstow from the jockey's perspective thanks to new technology, writes Andrew Penman.

FA Youth Cup: County v MK Dons

Free Press Series:

6:55pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

FOLLOW all the action live from Rodney Parade as Newport County AFC host MK Dons in the second round of the FA Youth Cup. Kick-off 7pm

Ref cost us a replay, says angry Exiles boss

Free Press Series:

12:21pm Sunday 9th November 2014

NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh believes poor refereeing cost his side an FA Cup replay with Luton Town.

Luton 4 County 2

Free Press Series:

5:35pm Saturday 8th November 2014

NEWPORT County AFC were dumped out of the FA Cup after a thrilling first round tie at Kenilworth Road this afternoon.

Luton v County

Free Press Series:

2:47pm Saturday 8th November 2014

FOLLOW all the action live as Luton Town host Newport County AFC in the first round of the FA Cup at Kenilworth Road. Kick-off 3pm

Season could be over for Exiles ace Robbie Willmott

Free Press Series: Gloucester City versus Newport County (pre-season friendly)
FINE BALANCE Newport County's Robbie Willmott  (8396840)

11:39am Friday 7th November 2014

NEWPORT County AFC have received a major injury setback ahead of tomorrow's FA Cup tie at Luton Town with the news that Robbie Wilmott is likely to miss the rest of the season.

World Cup build-up starts now, says Wales coach

Free Press Series: DOUBT: Dan Lydiate could miss Saturday's clash with Italy

7:37am Tuesday 4th November 2014

THE build-up to the World Cup starts now, says Wales coach Shaun Edwards ahead of Saturday’s clash with Australia at the Millennium Stadium.

Darren Jones to lead County at Luton

Free Press Series: CONFIDENT: County defender Darren Jones

6:18am Tuesday 4th November 2014

DARREN Jones will take over as Newport County AFC captain for Saturday’s FA Cup trip to Luton Town - and he could keep the armband permanently.

Exiles boss full of praise for Stanley and Joe Pigott

Free Press Series: Newport County v Northampton Town FC
Joe Pigott (10321701)

10:13am Sunday 26th October 2014

NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh praised visitors Accrington Stanley for a dogged display at Rodney Parade and striker Joe Pigott for the ‘special’ goal that earned his side a point.


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