COUNTY 1 COVENTRY 0

South Wales Argus: Christian Jolley surges forward (8748565)

9:27pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

NEWPORT County made it back-to-back 1-0 friendly wins at Spytty Park last night, but they did it thanks to a vastly improved performance.

Jones makes case for County defence

South Wales Argus: Newport County v AFC Carl Zeiss Jena
Goal. Darren Jones celebrates his winning goal (8632171)

6:34am Tuesday 29th July 2014

MATCH winner Darren Jones is only worried about stopping goals as the Exiles gear up for the new campaign.

Edinburgh to shuffle the pack against Coventry tonight

12:02am Tuesday 29th July 2014

NEWPORT County boss Justin Edinburgh will rotate his ranks again for tonight’s friendly with Coventry City at Spytty Park, writes Michael Pearlman.

Exiles are hospitable off the field, not on it

South Wales Argus: Newport County v AFC Carl Zeiss Jena
Goal. Darren Jones goes up with Chris Zebroski to score the winning goal (8632169)

5:05pm Sunday 27th July 2014

NEWPORT County were generous hosts for Carl Zeiss Jena but Exiles boss Justin Edinburgh was delighted that his defence wasn't in a giving mood at Spytty Park.

Newport County 1 Carl Zeiss Jena 0

3:56pm Saturday 26th July 2014

NEWPORT County triumphed on Carl Zeiss Jena’s return to Welsh soil thanks to a second-half header from centre back Darren Jones.

Mr Versatile finally finds his position... as replacement for Pipe

South Wales Argus: Gloucester City versus Newport County (pre-season friendly)
SPEED Newport County's Robbie Willmott takes up play (8396858)

6:05am Saturday 26th July 2014

NEWPORT County have finally named their replacement for right back David Pipe... left winger Robbie Willmott.

County ready for day of nostalgia as Carl Zeiss Jena return to Newport

South Wales Argus: David Hando receives a Carl Zeiss Jena shirt from former East German international Lothar Kurbjuweit (left) (8581581)

12:09am Saturday 26th July 2014

NEWPORT County AFC are hoping to enjoy a day of nostalgia and celebration as Carl Zeiss Jena head to Wales for the first time in 33-years.

UNDY ATHLETIC 0 NEWPORT COUNTY 5

8:32pm Friday 25th July 2014

A SECOND half hat-trick by Shaun Jeffers helped a Newport County development team to a 5-0 victory over Undy Athletic tonight.

Edinburgh admits County could go again in transfer market

South Wales Argus: Gloucester City versus Newport County (pre-season friendly)
RAGING Newport County's Justin Edinburgh is not happy with play (8396939)

6:30am Friday 25th July 2014

NEWPORT County AFC may yet return to the transfer market with boss Justin Edinburgh still planning to improve his squad, the Argus can exclusively reveal.

Three up for County captain

South Wales Argus:

9:55am Thursday 24th July 2014

NEWPORT County AFC boss Justin Edinburgh is planning on naming a new club captain this season and has narrowed down his choice to three candidates.

Bale sees the strength of Spain

12:51pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Gareth Bale thinks the Premier League has lost its tag as the best in the world.

Funding boost for Treowen Stars youngsters

South Wales Argus: FUNDING BOOST: The Treowen Stars mini football under-7 and under-8 teams

2:49pm Thursday 24th July 2014

EXPANSION for a Newbridge based football club has been made possible through grant funding from Sport Wales.

BASINGSTOKE 1 COUNTY 1

South Wales Argus: COMMITTED: County captain Ismail Yakubu in action against Basingstoke

9:53pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

NEWPORT County AFC were forced to settle for a share of the spoils in Hampshire last night as their fine-tuning for the new campaign continued.

County Youth hit Swindon for six

4:21pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

NEWPORT County's youth team continued their impressive pre-season form today with a 6-2 away victory at Football League Youth Alliance rivals Swindon Town.

Free-scoring Rene Howe targets starting place

South Wales Argus: Gloucester City versus Newport County (pre-season friendly)
CROSS Newport County's Rene Howe (8396855)

9:26am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

NEWPORT County AFC fans will see the real Rene Howe in the coming campaign, the striker has declared.

Justin Edinburgh wants Exiles to be pass masters

South Wales Argus: Gloucester City versus Newport County (pre-season friendly)
BEST OF FRIENDS  Former Newport manager Tim Harris,(rt),enjoys a chat to current manager, Justin Edinburgh, at the end of the game (8396926)

9:00am Monday 21st July 2014

NEWPORT County manager Justin Edinburgh wants his side to be more patient in possession when their pre-season continues at Basingstoke tomorrow evening, writes Chris Kirwan.

Exiles' subs back up Weston show against Gloucester

South Wales Argus: Gloucester City versus Newport County (pre-season friendly)
CROSS Newport County's Rene Howe (8396855)

5:17pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Gloucester City 0 Newport County 2

South Wales Argus:

5:26pm Saturday 19th July 2014

NEWPORT County enjoyed another pre-season win after edging out Gloucester City 2-0 in Cinderford.

Joe Parker can be a County great, says Tim Harris

South Wales Argus: REUNION: Gloucester City boss Tim Harris is looking forward to hosting his former side today

9:05am Saturday 19th July 2014

FORMER Newport County AFC director of football Tim Harris has backed young striker Joe Parker to be a big hit at Rodney Parade.

County boss Justin Edinburgh wants a selection headache

South Wales Argus: Newport County pre season training at the Newport International Sports Village pitches.  Pictured watching training is manager Justin Edinburgh. (7691493)

9:02am Saturday 19th July 2014

NEWPORT County boss Justin Edinburgh has challenged his charges to give him a selection headache by responding to the impressive efforts of their teammates.

Joe Parker determined to force his way into Exiles first team

South Wales Argus: (7930672)

10:29am Friday 18th July 2014

RISING star Joe Parker will get another chance to shine tomorrow as Newport County AFC take on his former club Gloucester City in Cinderford.

Justin Edinburgh pleased with creative County

South Wales Argus: ENERGETIC DISPLAY: County trio Andy Sandell (left), Kevin Feely (centre) and Darren Jones (right) work hard to crowd out Weston forward Alec Fiddes

8:36am Thursday 17th July 2014

AN old footballing cliché rang true for Newport County manager Justin Edinburgh in midweek – 'at least we're getting in a position to miss'.

County move friendly matches away from Rodney Parade

South Wales Argus:

1:10pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

RODNEY Parade will not host the Newport County AFC pre-season friendly matches against Carl Zeiss Jena and Coventry City, the club have confirmed

WESTON-SUPER-MARE 0 COUNTY 2

South Wales Argus:

9:41pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

SECOND-HALF goals from Aaron O’Connor and Christian Jolley ensured Newport County maintained their perfect pre-season record at Weston-super-Mare.

Mark Byrne the final piece of the jigsaw, says Exiles boss

South Wales Argus: WELCOME: Mark Byrne, centre, with manager Justin Edinburgh, left, and chairman Les Scadding

9:09am Tuesday 15th July 2014

NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh has hailed the signing of midfielder Mark Byrne as the final piece in the jigsaw as he prepares for the new season.

County sign up midfielder Mark Byrne

South Wales Argus:

3:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

NEWPORT County AFC have signed midfielder Mark Byrne on a short-term contract until January to fill the gap left by the injury to Max Porter.

Exiles boss to decide on trialists today

South Wales Argus: (8161613)

9:20am Monday 14th July 2014

NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh will decide the fate of his trialists today after new boy Joe Parker shone in an impressive 5-0 win at Cirencester Town on Saturday.

Joe Parker shows his talent in friendly win

South Wales Argus: Cirencester's Brad Hooper challenges Aaron O'Connor, scorer of Newport's opening goal. Picture: Terry Parker (8155775)

11:30am Sunday 13th July 2014

NEWPORT County AFC fans got a glimpse of the future in the Gloucestershire sun on Saturday afternoon as Joe Parker shone in his first appearance in an Exiles shirt.

Cirencester 0 County 5

South Wales Argus: BACK IN ACTION: Aaron O'Connor takes on Burton Albion's Dave Gray last week

4:47pm Saturday 12th July 2014

TWO goals from Rene Howe and one each for Aaron O’Connor, Joe Parker and Mike Flynn gave Newport County AFC another comfortable pre-season win.

Play-offs may be beyond us, says Exiles boss

South Wales Argus: Justin Edinburgh applaudes the fans as he leaves the pitch (5916344)

8:11am Saturday 12th July 2014

NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh says his team exceeded expectations last season and the target for the new campaign is to improve on 14th place in League Two.

Former Wales international enjoys Stateside success

South Wales Argus:

3:38pm Friday 11th July 2014

NEWPORT County AFC endured a miserable time under a coach named Hudson back in 2011 but things are going far better for another Hudson in America, writes Andrew Penman.

I'm due a good year, admits Exiles striker Christian Jolley

South Wales Argus: THANKS: Christian Jolley has praised the County fans for showing faith in him

9:40am Friday 11th July 2014

THE only way is up for Newport County AFC striker Christian Jolley as he aims to repay the fans’ faith and prove he’s not a one-hit wonder.

County star Max Porter ruled out for six weeks

South Wales Argus:

5:24pm Thursday 10th July 2014

NEWPORT County AFC midfielder is set to be sidelined for around six weeks with a groin injury picked up in Tuesday's friendly win over Evesham United.

Friendly win marred by injury scare for Exiles ace Max Porter

South Wales Argus: ON THE ROAD: Max Porter is keen to get away from the Rodney Parade pitch problems

5:12pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

NEWPORT County AFC have a big injury worry over midfielder Max Porter after Tuesday night’s friendly at Evesham United.

Ex-County skipper David Pipe wants another promotion party

South Wales Argus: CAPTAIN FANTASTIC: David Pipe at Wembley after Newport County sealed promotion

10:41am Wednesday 9th July 2014

FORMER Newport County AFC captain David Pipe is relishing another Conference promotion push having swapped Rodney Parade for Forest Green Rovers this summer.

Evesham 2 County 4

South Wales Argus: GOAL: Striker Rene Howe got on the scoresheet at Evesham

9:36pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

NEWPORT County AFC held off a spirited challenge from hosts Evesham United to win their opening pre-season friendly 4-2.

County trialists set to play at Evesham

South Wales Argus: (7930672)

8:54am Tuesday 8th July 2014

NEWPORT County AFC will give up to three trialists a run-out in their opening pre-season friendly at Evesham United tonight (kick-off 7.45pm).

Newport's James Rowberry gains UEFA Pro Licence at 29

South Wales Argus: TOP COACH: James Rowberry during his time at the Newport County AFC Academy

2:53pm Monday 7th July 2014

HE’S not yet 30 but Newport’s James Rowberry is already as qualified as the great and the good of football management.

Exiles boss dismisses Robert Earnshaw link

South Wales Argus: NO DEAL: Robert Earnshaw, left, in action for Wales against Croatia's Josip Simunic in 2010

3:31pm Friday 4th July 2014

NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh has laughed off rumours of a move for former Wales international Robert Earnshaw.

County linked with move for Robert Earnshaw

South Wales Argus:

FORMER Wales international Robert Earnshaw is being linked with a move to Newport County AFC.

South Wales Argus renews partnership deal with Newport County AFC

9:01am Thursday 3rd July 2014

NEWPORT County AFC and the South Wales Argus have extended their official media partnership to cover the 2014-15 season.

County to face West Ham XI

South Wales Argus: Chris Zebroski on the ball as Newport County AFC pre season training began at the Newport International Sports Village pitches yesterday

1:28pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

NEWPORT County AFC have announced that they will take on a West Ham United XI in a pre-season friendly on August 2, replacing the fixture at Salisbury City.

No rush on new signings, says Justin Edinburgh

South Wales Argus: TRAINING: Newport County's pre-season work is under way

9:41am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh insists he is in no rush to add to his squad with more than five weeks before the big kick-off.

Exiles boss pleased with near fully-fit squad

South Wales Argus: Chris Zebroski on the ball as Newport County AFC pre season training began at the Newport International Sports Village pitches yesterday

9:41am Tuesday 1st July 2014

NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh was delighted to welcome a fully fit squad to the club’s new training base on the first day of pre-season yesterday.

Flynn: Plans afoot for academy

6:15am Tuesday 1st July 2014

NEWPORT County AFC's new development coach Mike Flynn today outlines the plans for the future as he begins his spell trying to shape the next breed of Exile.

UEFA Super Cup set for sell-out in Cardiff

South Wales Argus: Real's Gareth Bale, lifts the Champion League trophy on his head, after the Champions League final soccer match between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid in Lisbon, Portugal, Saturday, May 24, 2014. Real Madrid won 4-1. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki). (65150

11:33am Monday 30th June 2014

THE Football Association of Wales (FAW) has confirmed that the 2014 UEFA Super Cup final in Cardiff is on course for a sell-out.

Flynn: I have taken pay cut to stick with the Exiles

South Wales Argus: Mike Flynn shoots (4974645)

9:43am Saturday 28th June 2014

NEWPORT County’s Mike Flynn admits he has turned down financial security for a shot at leaving a lasting legacy at his hometown club.

Bale relishing return to Cardiff

7:01pm Friday 27th June 2014

GALACTICO Gareth Bale is back in Wales – and relishing the prospect of winning another major trophy, this time in his home city, writes Michael Pearlman.

County finish mid-table in attendance league

South Wales Argus: GREAT FACILITIES: Newport County supporters enjoying a match at Rodney Parade

6:20pm Friday 27th June 2014

NEWPORT County had the 14th highest attendance in League Two last season, figures from the Football League show.

Suarez hit with four-month ban

3:21pm Thursday 26th June 2014

Luis Suarez has been given a nine-game international ban and a four-month suspension from all football for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini.






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