NEWPORT County AFC have announced that Malcolm Temple has resigned as chairman and stepped down from the board of directors.

A statement from the club reads: "Newport County AFC wishes to inform its owners and shareholders that the current chairman of Newport County AFC Supporters’ Trust Malcolm Temple has submitted his resignation to the board which was accepted at last night’s board meeting.

"The resignation covers Malcolm’s role as both chairman of the Supporters Trust and as a director of Newport County AFC.

"The directors wish to take the opportunity to thank Malcolm for his time and work as chairman in recent years which has seen him help with the procurement of the club by the Trust."