Ex-Newport County boss keeps vow to uncle for league return

South Wales Argus: PROMISE: Ex-Newport County Chairman Chris Blight

10:59am Wednesday 8th May 2013

“ONE of the best days of his life” – that’s what former Newport County AFC chairman Chris Blight says Sunday was for his war veteran uncle Ron Jones.

Super County to get open-top bus tour through Newport

5:13pm Sunday 5th May 2013

NEWPORT County supporters will be able to show their appreciation to the team on Wednesday when there will be an open top bus tour through the city celebrating the side’s promotion to the football league.

First Minister congratulates triumphant Newport County

South Wales Argus: DIFFICULT: Carwyn Jones says the Welsh Government will try to close the funding gap left by a ten per cent budget cut

6:27pm Sunday 5th May 2013

FIRST Minister Carwyn Jones congratulated Newport County on securing promotion back into the Football League He said: "My sincere congratulations go to Newport County on their promotion back into the Football League.

Follow County's Wembley day of destiny with the Argus

South Wales Argus: Competition winner Maddy Hiscocks aged 10 will be Newport County's mascot for the play off final at Wembley on Sunday

9:30am Saturday 4th May 2013

YOUR Argus will be bringing you all the build-up and action from Wembley on Sunday.

Newport people wish County good luck

South Wales Argus: FIVE MINUTES WITH: Newport city centre Kiosk owner Jon Powell

3:19pm Saturday 4th May 2013

NEWPORT people sent their good luck messages to County as they prepared for their Wembley showdown.

Newport schoolgirl to be County's mascot thanks to Argus

South Wales Argus: Competition winner Maddy Hiscocks aged 10 will be Newport County's mascot for the play off final at Wembley on Sunday

3:01pm Saturday 4th May 2013

TEN-YEAR-OLD schoolgirl Maddy Hiscocks will march down the hallowed turf of Wembley Stadium with Newport County players, cherishing dreams of seeing her team return to the Football League after winning our Argus competition.

County fans make final preparations for Wembley journey

South Wales Argus: Newport County fans get in the mood for Sunday's trip to Wembley at the Riverside Tavern on Clarence Place with Landlord Mike Jones (front left)

2:30pm Saturday 4th May 2013

COUNTY hangouts are making final preparations to ferry coachloads of hardcore fans to tomorrow's football showdown at Wembley Stadium.

Murdered County fan's children will remember dad at Wembley

South Wales Argus: Brothers Luca Bullock, left, and Ryan Buckley, who are off to Wembley to see the match on Sunday in memory of their dad Lemy Bullock

3:10pm Saturday 4th May 2013

CHILDREN of a murdered Exiles fan stabbed to death at a Newport pub will head to Wembley to watch the playoff final to remember their dad.

Get a free jumbo sausage roll with your Wembley Argus

South Wales Argus: WE have 500 jumbo sausage rolls to give away courtesy of Peter’s Pies as County fans head for Wembley

12:47pm Saturday 4th May 2013

WE have 500 jumbo sausage rolls to give away courtesy of Peter’s Pies as County fans head for Wembley.

Get your message read out at Wembley

South Wales Argus: Tim Thraves

12:20pm Saturday 4th May 2013

COUNTY'S stadium announcer at Rodney Parade, Tim Thraves, will be on the Wembley pitch for ten minutes before kick-off and is will be making announcements on behalf of the fans.

Play-off win would be 'huge boost' for city - Newport AM

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11:59am Saturday 4th May 2013

NEWPORT East AM John Griffiths says a Newport County AFC win in Sunday's playoff final would be " a huge boost for the city."

Download your Wembley poster

South Wales Argus: Download your Wembley poster

10:46am Saturday 4th May 2013

SHOW Newport County your support as they head for Wembley by downloading our poster. 

War veteran County fan, 96 'hopeful' for Wembley result

South Wales Argus: ‘NEVER FORGET’: Ron Jones, from Bassaleg, 96, is a survivor of the Auschwitz prisoner of war camp in the Second World War

2:30pm Friday 3rd May 2013

A 96 YEAR old Newport County AFC fan and his nephew will be traveling to Wembley this Sunday, hopeful the team will break into the football league.

County eyes future back in Football League

South Wales Argus: LOYAL: Newport County president David Hando

10:30am Friday 3rd May 2013

THE EXILES fan who helped rescue his club from oblivion hopes he will have accomplished his mission if Newport County win the Wembley showdown on Sunday.

County fan to fly from Sydney for weekend of Wembley showdown

South Wales Argus: REBORN:The first ever game of the new Newport County AFC at Moreton in 1989

10:10am Friday 3rd May 2013

AS THOUSANDS of Newport County AFC fans gear up for Sunday’s Wembley play off to get back in the football league for the first time in a generation, one fan is undertaking a 21,000-mile round trip in just over two days. WILL BAIN and JOHN PHILLIPS report.

Wembley ticket wrong numbers cheer dead County fan's mum

South Wales Argus: ‘IT’S DIVINE INTERVENTION’: Gwenda Bullock, who has been receiving calls from County fans

10:01am Thursday 2nd May 2013

THE mum of a murdered Newport County fan says it is “divine intervention” that she inherited the club’s old phone number, meaning she is fielding calls from fans wanting tickets for Wembley.

Hando's mission nearly accomplished as County head to Wembley

South Wales Argus: COUNTY ROLE: David Hando with Newport County manager Justin Edinburgh pictured this summer

7:00am Wednesday 1st May 2013

"PEOPLE said we had a dream to bring a football league club back to Newport, but we weren't dreamers. It was a mission and now we are 90 minutes away from making it mission accomplished."

Thousands of County fans set for Wembley

South Wales Argus: LOOKING GOOD: Miss Newport, Sarah Abdullah, models Newport County’s Wembley t-shirt

9:40am Tuesday 30th April 2013

NEWPORT County AFC look set to take another army of fans to Wembley next weekend, with club officials already saying they expect to at least match the numbers who travelled last year.

First Minister won't say who he's backing for County's Wembley showdown

South Wales Argus: DIFFICULT: Carwyn Jones says the Welsh Government will try to close the funding gap left by a ten per cent budget cut

9:10pm Tuesday 30th April 2013

THE first minister said he didn't want to be drawn on which of Newport or Wrexham he'd like to see in League Two in the next season.

Fans pay tribute to 'fantastic' County

South Wales Argus: GOING WILD: County fan Kayleigh Norman reacts after Newport scores

9:46am Monday 29th April 2013

NEWPORT’s Riverside Tavern was full of ecstatic County fans looking forward to a big day out next Sunday.

Party-time at Rodney Parade as County fans celebrate

South Wales Argus: SUPPORT: A Newport County fan salutes the team after they defeat Grimsby Town

9:36am Monday 29th April 2013

THOUSANDS of Newport County fans will head for Wembley next weekend with hope in their hearts after roaring their team to victory in the Blue Square Bet Premier League play-off semifinal at Rodney Parade.

Newport County off to Wembley after victory over Grimsby

South Wales Argus: READY FOR ACTION: Christian Jolley

6:29pm Sunday 28th April 2013

Newport County are off to the play-off finals at Wembley after defeating Grimsby Town at Rodney Parade.

COUNTY AT WEMBLEY: Pictures of a fan-tastic day

10:30am Monday 14th May 2012

YOU can browse all the pictures from County's big day at Wembley.


South Wales Argus: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3159729

12:41pm Sunday 13th May 2012

FOLLOW the story of County's day at Wembley on video.

COUNTY AT WEMBLEY: County sponsor bussing 272 staff to Wembley

South Wales Argus: WORKS OUTING: Acorn staff get ready for Wembley

1:00pm Saturday 12th May 2012

HUNDREDS of staff,who work for Newport County sponsor Acorn Group, will be boarding coaches for Wembley today.

COUNTY AT WEMBLEY: Players suited and booted in style

South Wales Argus: SUITS YOU: Andy Casey

12:30pm Saturday 12th May 2012

TAILOR Andy Casey has been charged with making sure the team are dressed to impress by designing their official suits.

COUNTY AT WEMBLEY: Butcher's big match bangers made with Wembley magic

South Wales Argus: BIG MATCH BANGERS: Butcher Mike Edwards with his County sausages

10:10am Saturday 12th May 2012

THEY say an army marches on its stomach and one city butcher beleives the same of footballers.

COUNTY AT WEMBLEY: Royal Mail regulars deliver for big day

South Wales Argus: WEMBLEY-BOUND: Regulars from the Royal Mail pub in Newport

9:30am Saturday 12th May 2012

MORE than 10,500 tickets have been sold and the flags and banners are at the ready for the Black and Ambers history-making Wembley debut today.

COUNTY AT WEMBLEY: Exile returns from Oz for big day

South Wales Argus: PROUD: Geoff Heward

8:10am Saturday 12th May 2012

ONE boyhood Exiles' fan will travel all the way from his home in Austrialia to live out his dream of seeing his beloved side step out at the home of football.


South Wales Argus: WEMBLEY WAY: County manager Justin Edinburgh with players Sam Foley, left and Gary Warren with the FA Trophy at Wembley

7:00am Saturday 12th May 2012

YOUR Argus is giving you all the news and action as Newport County and thousands of supporters travel to Wembley today.

Wembley fever mounts for County on Twitter

4:20pm Thursday 10th May 2012

THE social networking site Twitter is humming with good luck messages and banter between Newport County fans and players in the run up to Saturday's Wembley showdown.

Councillor's pride at Wembley 'honour' for Newport

South Wales Argus: ‘HONOUR’: Deputy mayor John Guy and his wife Joyce, who will be representing Newport council at Wembley

10:10am Thursday 10th May 2012

A NEWPORT councillor and lifelong Newport County fan will represent the council at Wembley this Saturday.

Club chips in so disabled Newport County fan can go to Wembley

South Wales Argus: CHAUFFEUR-DRIVEN: Newport County fan Ken Fletcher, front, with, from left, Bob Herrin, chairman of Newport County Supporters; driver Roy Johnson; Mr Fletcher’s son Christopher Fletcher; Jeff Challingsworth, secretary of the supporters’ club; and Mr Fl

11:20am Wednesday 9th May 2012

NEWPORT County Supporters’ Club have made the dreams of one fan come true and he is now on the road to Wembley.

York song puts County’s rivals in the right state of mind

South Wales Argus: ANTHEM: Rapper and York City fan Chuitar, alias Kit Simon, whose recording of York City State of Mind will be the official FA Trophy anthem for Newport County’s opponents at Wembley

3:00pm Tuesday 8th May 2012

A YORK rapper’s music video will be adopted as York City’s official FA Trophy anthem ahead of the match against Newport County at Wembley.

County PA announcer hoping for Wembley birthday present

South Wales Argus: Tim Thraves

11:30am Monday 7th May 2012

Newport County’s PA announcer will be hoping his birthday on the day of the FA Trophy final will bring the club a victory on Saturday.

Grandad’s lifelong love of Newport County leads to Wembley

South Wales Argus: LIFELONG FAN: John Beal, 85, of St Julian’s, has supported Newport County for 80 years

9:31am Wednesday 2nd May 2012

AFTER supporting Newport County for the best part of 80 years, there’s only one place John Beal will be on May 12.

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