MIKE FLYNN SAYS: It's a big week for the County academy

South Wales Argus:

10:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

IT’S been a big few days for all of us involved with the club’s academy system as we’re all being interviewed and assessed to hopefully secure category four status.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: We're heading in the right direction

South Wales Argus:

11:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

IT’S been a good week for everyone at the club with a great win at Portsmouth and one of our young stars getting a chance to impress at Manchester United.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: I'm fit and hoping for a double over Pompey

South Wales Argus: GREAT DAY: Me celebrating one of my two goals at Portsmouth last December with David Pipe

8:43am Saturday 30th August 2014

PORTSMOUTH away has got to be the biggest fixture for most clubs in League Two and I’m glad to say I’ll be back with the first team squad at Fratton Park today having finally shaken off a hamstring injury.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: Awesome academy boys make up for opening day defeat

South Wales Argus: GOAL: Ben Brooks scored for Newport County under-18s at Bristol Rovers

9:17am Saturday 16th August 2014

FOR me and the rest of the first team it hasn’t been the start to the season that we were all hoping for but the club’s under-18s have been simply awesome this week.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: It's going to be an emotional day at Rodney Parade

South Wales Argus: WARNING: County captain Mike Flynn says Saturday's game is vital

11:07am Saturday 3rd May 2014

TODAY will be a difficult day for me because it could well be my last match for Newport County.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: I still don't know if I'll be here next season

South Wales Argus: TEAM SPIRIT: Celebrating Andy Sandell's goal against Burton on Monday

9:40am Saturday 26th April 2014

IT'S been a good week for us with as we finally achieved what we set out to do at the start of the season.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: This is the biggest game of our season

South Wales Argus: FIGHTING SPIRIT: We need to show more aggression in defence, like Kevin Feely against Plymouth

11:22am Saturday 12th April 2014

I SEE that Wycombe manager Gareth Ainsworth has labelled today’s game against us as the biggest in their season and it’s the same for us.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: We need to put Pompey loss behind us to halt Spirites' promotion charge

South Wales Argus: FIGHTING SPIRIT: I thought we'd get a point after Ismail Yakubu's goal against Portsmouth

11:03am Saturday 5th April 2014

IT'S taken us all a week to get over the home defeat to Portsmouth last Saturday.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: At last, we're going in the right direction

South Wales Argus: DEADLY: Here I am about to score my second goal at Portsmouth last month

11:32am Saturday 29th March 2014

WELL, the last week has certainly seen an upturn in fortunes for me and, more importantly, the team with one win, two clean sheets and four precious points.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: We know this is a defining week for us

South Wales Argus: Newport  County AFC v Dagenham & Redbridge – Pictured is Newport County player Robbie Willmot with the ball. (4730217)

9:48am Saturday 22nd March 2014

IT has been another truly disappointing week for us and we know that we are well, well beyond the stage of calling our run of bad form a blip.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: We're all in this together

South Wales Argus: TEAM EFFORT: Let's hope for more scenes like this tomorrow

1:21pm Saturday 15th March 2014

THERE’S no getting away from it, tomorrow’s clash with Exeter at Rodney Parade is a massive game for both sides.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: I will try and make the most of any chance that comes my way

South Wales Argus: Wales' Gareth Bale takes a free kick during the International Friendly at Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday November 16, 2013. See PA story SOCCER Wales. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire

8:12am Saturday 8th March 2014

THE sun has finally made an appearance in Newport after taking a long-term leave of absence and in midweek it certainly felt like the gloom had lifted for me as well.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: I can't lie, it has been a tough week

South Wales Argus: TOUGH TIME: As you can see here, I've always been proud to pull on the County shirt

6:46am Saturday 1st March 2014

I AM not going to lie in this column and as such, I can’t pretend this hasn’t been one of the worst weeks of my career to date after I was told I won’t be getting a deal for next season.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: We're heading for the play-offs and I want to play my part

South Wales Argus: DEADLY: Here I am about to score my second goal at Portsmouth last month

11:25am Saturday 22nd February 2014

WE produced probably our best performance of the season to beat Oxford in midweek and another display like that against Cheltenham today should see us right back in the hunt for a play-off place.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: Return of the crocks will add extra bite

South Wales Argus: HE'S BACK: It's great to have our top scorer Chris Zebroski in the squad again

9:50am Saturday 15th February 2014

TODAY finds us in the North East at Hartlepool and we’re hoping that the weather is better up here than it has been back home!

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: Life is a pitch for us at the moment

South Wales Argus: (3884246)

8:12am Saturday 8th February 2014

WELL I’ve certainly never known a season like this one.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: We want to do the double over Rovers

South Wales Argus: SEVERNSIDE DERBY: Christian Jolley tackles Ellis Harrison in our win over Bristol Rovers in August

10:59am Saturday 25th January 2014

BRISTOL Rovers away is the kind of game we were all looking forward to when we got back into the league so I can’t wait for 3pm this afternoon.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: We want to build on Accrington draw

South Wales Argus: BIG GOAL: Lee Minshull's late leveller at Accrington could be a turning point in our season

8:07am Saturday 18th January 2014

WE’LL all be pulling back the curtains this morning and hoping that the rain has held off because we really want to get back to winning ways as quickly as possible.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: We are determined to bounce back

South Wales Argus: Andy Sandell can't believe he has missed the penalty (3259238)

5:02am Saturday 11th January 2014

WE HAVE spent the whole week looking forward to getting back out on the pitch after suffering back-to-back defeats in the league, not something we’ve endured too often in my time here.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: Our aim is to make 2014 as good as 2013

South Wales Argus: DEADLY: Here I am about to score my second goal at Portsmouth last month

7:02am Saturday 4th January 2014

HAPPY New Year to all Newport County fans! It will be a big ask but let’s hope 2014 will be as good for us as 2013 was.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: Overdue goals a great Christmas present for me

12:17pm Saturday 28th December 2013

SO as we head into another festive fixture there is little doubt who County’s biggest star and key contributor is at the moment, it’s me isn’t it?

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: Merry Christmas County fans

South Wales Argus: GREAT DAY: Here I am visiting young patient Georgia Jones at the Royal Gwent Hospital along with Spytty the Dog, Max Porter, Andy Sandell, Christian Jolley and Lenny Pidgeley

11:52am Saturday 21st December 2013

SO here it is, merry Christmas to all my readers and here’s hoping it’ll be a happy New Year for Newport County AFC.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: We'll prove gaffer was right to turn down Pompey

South Wales Argus: GREAT NEWS: The players are all delighted that Justin Edinburgh is in charge of us and not Portsmouth today

10:02am Saturday 14th December 2013

TODAY is a big day for us as we take on the League Two big boys Portsmouth on the south coast.

Mike Flynn says: I hate not playing but will do job for the squad

South Wales Argus: Andy Sandell celebrates after scoring County's third goal (2783943)

7:02am Saturday 7th December 2013

SO here we are then, the FA Cup second round and the chance to book ourselves a dream tie in the third round.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: This is a golden time for County

South Wales Argus: BIG FUTURE: We're all delighted that Adedeji Oshilja is staying with us for another month

12:02pm Saturday 30th November 2013

WE’VE played 18 games on our return to the Football League now – more than a third of the season – and you have to say we’re looking right at home.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: We can win promotion again this season

South Wales Argus: MIKE FLYNN SAYS: We can win promotion again this season

11:02am Saturday 23rd November 2013

SINCE my last column two weeks ago, when we were coming off the back of that horrible defeat at Fleetwood, it has been a great time for everyone at the club.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: We must put ref row behind us

South Wales Argus: BIG BLOW: Robbie Willmott is shown the red card at Fleetwood

11:07am Saturday 9th November 2013

AFTER a match that was ruined by the referee last week we’re all hoping that the headlines from today’s FA Cup clash at Braintree are about us as players rather than the man in the middle.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: Dynamic duo deserve their new deals

South Wales Argus: MIKE FLYNN SAYS: Dynamic duo deserve their new deals

11:12am Saturday 26th October 2013

THE big news this week is the new contracts for the dynamic duo Andrew Hughes and Conor Washington and I’m really pleased for the pair of them.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: Jamie and Tony show value of youth and experience

South Wales Argus: Argus-Mark    13-04-13
Newport County v Alfreton
Tony James (1411348)

10:02am Saturday 12th October 2013

AFTER our fantastic win at Crawley I wanted to pay tribute to two of our players at the opposite ends of their careers – Jamie Stephens and Tony James.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: Manager's new deal is great news for everyone

10:16am Saturday 5th October 2013

THE big news this week is the contract extension for our manager Justin Edinburgh and I couldn’t be happier.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: Conor's got my stamp of approval

South Wales Argus: MIKE FLYNN SAYS: Conor's got my stamp of approval

11:02am Saturday 28th September 2013

ONE player got all the headlines after last week’s win at Exeter and, although it was a great team effort, Conor Washington deserves all the praise he’s been getting.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: We all want to put last week behind us

South Wales Argus: MIKE FLYNN SAYS: We all want to put last week behind us

9:02am Saturday 21st September 2013

LAST Saturday was a bad day at the office for us – especially if your name is Tom Naylor – and we’re all desperate to put things right at Exeter today.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: Hopefully we can lift the gloom today

8:01am Saturday 14th September 2013

IT has been a tough week for me personally with a couple of funerals and I am very much hoping that the football today can put a smile back on my face.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: We want a win in memory of those we've lost

South Wales Argus: SWA MIKE LEWIS 12 11 11 REPORTER ANDREW
NEWPORT COUNTY V SHREWSBURY TOWN IN THE FA CUP 1ST ROUND
NEWPORT COUNTY PLAYERS OBSERVE THE MINUTES SILENCE FOR REMEMBRANCE DAY (1057043)

10:02am Saturday 7th September 2013

THIS week has been a tough one for me with four friends of mine passing away and I’d love to get a win for them against Mansfield this afternoon.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: Tough test at Scunthorpe but I'll help with tactics!

South Wales Argus: Argus-Mark    13-04-13
Newport County v Alfreton
Tony James (988755)

9:12am Saturday 31st August 2013

AFTER the excitement of our Capital One Cup tie at West Brom on Tuesday its back to the bread and butter at Scunthorpe today – and I can’t wait to get stuck in!

MIKE FLYNN: Rovers clash is one we've all been waiting for

South Wales Argus: GREAT FORM: Newport's Ellis Harrison has been impressive for Bristol Rovers

10:47am Saturday 17th August 2013

TODAY is a day that all the County fans will have been looking forward to since the fixtures game out in the summer – our derby clash with Bristol Rovers.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: I can join the party – finally!

South Wales Argus: WHAT A NIGHT FOR US: Magic moments indeed at Brighton on Tuesday

8:00am Saturday 10th August 2013

FINALLY I can join the party and get back on the pitch playing football, and I couldn’t be happier about that.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: Today I'm a fan just like you

South Wales Argus: MIKE FLYNN SAYS: Today I'm a fan just like you

12:00pm Saturday 3rd August 2013

THIS is it – the day some fans have been waiting 25 years for.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: Accrington aim hinges on twinge

South Wales Argus: GRAFTING: We’re working even harder than we did in the build-up to Wembley last year

10:00am Saturday 27th July 2013

HERE we go again folks, the new football season is nearly upon us.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: Amazing season is capped off!

11:10am Saturday 11th May 2013

WOW! What an unbelievable week this has been for me and for Newport County AFC.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: It's time to seal the deal

South Wales Argus: GAFFER FLOORED: Training has been as normal as possible this week and here is a regular sight as Alex Gilbey goes round the manager Justin Edinburgh with ease!

12:10pm Saturday 4th May 2013

SO, this is it. As you read this we are just 24 hours away from the game that will decide our destiny.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: We expect a war for Wembley

South Wales Argus: TWELFTH MAN: Our brilliant fans will be a huge factor at Rodney Parade tomorrow

10:00am Saturday 27th April 2013

THE sun has been shining on us in Newport this week after a great win at Grimsby but we know that things can change quickly in football and storm clouds could be just around the corner.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: We can’t try to pick opponents

South Wales Argus: THE ONLY WAY IS UP: Danny Crow is back to boost our promotion bid

8:00am Saturday 20th April 2013

AS YOU read this we’ll be on the way up to Grimsby for the last game of the regular Conference season and it could be a bit of a phoney war because we might be making the same trip again for a play-offs semi-final in a few days.

We owe it to the fans to stay the course, says County skipper David Pipe

South Wales Argus: NO EASING UP: David Pipe

7:30am Saturday 20th April 2013

GRIMSBY v COUNTY (Today, KO 5.15)

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: Momentum vital ahead of play-offs

8:20am Saturday 13th April 2013

WE’LL be digging out our flippers for today’s match against Alfreton as we aim to make a splash in our final league game at Rodney Parade before the play-offs.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: Conference madness just goes on...

South Wales Argus: MAN OF THE MATCH: Tony James

9:00am Friday 5th April 2013

ANOTHER week passes and another crop of games have already been and gone... with another to come tonight.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: It’s the worst time to be injured

12:00pm Saturday 30th March 2013

IT’S been a frustrating week for me, being injured and having to watch the rest of the players continue the fight for promotion.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: My week of frustration

7:00am Saturday 23rd March 2013

IT’S a case of good news and bad news as I write this column, following perhaps the most frustrating week I’ve endured as a Newport County player.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: This week will be tough on us all

10:10am Saturday 16th March 2013

TAKE a deep breath County fans, it’s going to be a busy week!

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: Amazing week to be an Exile!

South Wales Argus: BIG MOMENT: Lee Minshull’s goal hauled us back into the game at Hereford

8:00am Saturday 9th March 2013

IT’S been another great week for the County and we are all still buzzing from a brilliant night at Hereford on Tuesday.






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