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Newport County AFC

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About the Club

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In Brief

Founded: 1912 as Newport County
Reformed: 1989

Current Division: EFL League Two
Home Stadium: Rodney Parade
Address: Rodney Road, Newport, Gwent, Wales NP19 0UU

Nicknames: The Exiles, The Ironsides, County
Main Sponsors 2019/20: 'Unsponsored' by Paddy Power
Club Mascot: Spytty the Dog

Derby Matches

Cardiff City, Swansea City, Bristol City, Bristol Rovers

Official 2019/20 Kits by FBT


Newport County AFC - Official 2019/20 Home Kit

Amber shirt with black sleeves, all-over zigzag print and amber trim. Amber shorts with black trim and detailing. Amber socks with black detailing.


Newport County AFC - Official 2019/20 Away Kit

Black and silver chevron print shirt with black and amber trim. Black shorts with amber trim and detailing. Black socks with amber detailing.


Newport County AFC - Official 2019/20 Third Kit

White shirt with amber chevron and fans names on chest and amber trim. White shorts and socks with black detailing.

History and Honours

Previous Names

Newport County (1912-1989)
Newport AFC (1989-1999)

Stadium History

Rodney Parade (2012-Present) / View Stadium
Spytty Park (1994-2012)
Meadow Park Stadium (1992-1994)
Somerton Park (1990-1992)
Moreton-in-Marsh (1989-1990)

Club Honours

Division 3 South Champions: 1938/39
Conference Premier Play-Off Winners: 2012/13
Conference South Champions: 2009/10
Southern League Midland Division Champions: 1994/95
Hellenic League Champions: 1989/90
Welsh Football League Winners: 1927/28, 1936/37, 1954/55, 1974/75, 1979/80
Welsh Cup Winners: 1979/80
FAW Premier Cup Winners: 2007/08
Hellenic League Cup Winners: 1989/90
Welsh Football League Cup Winners: 1936/37, 1952/53, 1957/58, 1976/77, 1977/78

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1st Team Squad 2019/20

Tristan Abrahams (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Padraig Amond (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Ashley Baker (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Scot Bennett (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Lewis Collins (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Mickey Demetriou (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Matty Dolan (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Marvel Ekpiteta (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Dale Gorman (Midfielder, On loan from Leyton Orient) /  Soccerbase  
Jordan Green (Midfielder, On loan from Barnsley) /  Soccerbase  
Ryan Haynes (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Kyle Howkins (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Ryan Inniss (Defender, On loan from Crystal Palace) /  Soccerbase  
Otis Khan (Midfielder, On loan from Mansfield Town) /  Soccerbase  
Tom King (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Joss Labadie (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Daniel Leadbitter (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Jamille Matt (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
George Nurse (Defender, On loan from Bristol City) /  Soccerbase  
Mark O'Brien (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Dominic Poleon (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Josh Sheehan (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Momodou Touray (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Nick Townsend (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Corey Whitely (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Robbie Willmott (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  

Club Staff


Chairmen: Gavin Foxall, Shaun Johnson
Directors: Mike Everett, Mark Crook, Peter Madigan, Ryan Courtney, Kevin Ward, Colin Faulkner, Rob Santwris, Bob Herrin
Honorary President: David Hando

Management & Coaching Staff

Manager: Michael Flynn (Age 40 years) / Appointed 9th March 2017 (3 years, 7 months, 22 days ago) /  Soccerbase  
Assistant Manager/Coach: Wayne Hatswell

Former Managers

Graham Westley (Oct 2016-Mar 2017) /  Soccerbase  
James Bittner (Player/Manager, Joint Caretaker Manager, Sep 2016-Oct 2016)
Sean McCarthy (Joint Caretaker Manager, Sep 2016-Oct 2016)
Warren Feeney (Jan 2016-Sep 2016) /  Soccerbase  
John Sheridan (Oct 2015-Jan 2016) /  Soccerbase  
Terry Butcher (Apr 2015-Oct 2015) /  Soccerbase  
Jimmy Dack (Interim Manager, Feb 2015-Apr 2015) /  Soccerbase  
Justin Edinburgh (Oct 2011-Feb 2015) /  Soccerbase  
Anthony Hudson (Apr 2011-Sep 2011)
Dean Holdsworth (Jun 2008-Jan 2011)
Peter Beadle (Oct 2005-Apr 2008)
John Cornforth (Sep 2004-Sep 2005)
Peter Nicholas (Nov 2002-Sep 2004)
Tim Harris (Jul 1997-Nov 2002)
Chris Price (Jul 1996-Jun 1997)
Bill Rogers (Jul 1993-Jun 1996)
John Relish (Player/Manager, Jul 1989-Jun 1993)
John Mahoney (Sep 1988-Jun 1989)
Eddie May (Aug 1988)
Dave Williams (Mar 1988-Aug 1988)
Brian Eastick (Sep 1987-Mar 1988)
John Lewis (Player/Manager, Mar 1987-Sep 1987)
Jimmy Mullen (Player/Manager, Jul 1986-Mar 1987)
Bobby Smith
Colin Addison
Len Ashurst
Jimmy Scoular
Dave Elliott (Player/Manager)
Brian Harris
Billy Lucas
Bobby Ferguson
Leslie Graham
Bobby Evans
Fred Stansfield
Tom Bromilow
Bill McCandless
Louis Page
Jimmy Hindmarsh
Harry Parkes
Sam Hollis
Davy McDougall (Player/Manager)

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Club Media

Official Websites

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Official Apps

/ Club App: (iOS Universal (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch))

Local Radio Stations

/ BBC Radio Wales: (95.9 FM / 882 MW / 12C (227.360MHz) DAB)

Club Trivia

Famous Supporters

Goldie Lookin Chain: (Comedic rap group)  / Website:  / Twitter: @theGLC

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