Cwmbran's Danny Gabbidon seals Bluebirds return

South Wales Argus: Crystal Palace's Danny Gabbidon (left) is challenged by West Ham United's Kevin Nolan during the Barclays Premier League match at Selhurst Park, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday December 3, 2013. Photo credit should read: Nic

5:12pm Monday 1st September 2014

CWMBRAN’S Danny Gabbidon has returned to Cardiff City as a player/coach.

Andorra face second pitch inspection ahead of Wales' Euro 2016 clash

South Wales Argus: Wales' Hal Robson-Kanu under pressure from Macedonia's Ezgjan Alioski during the FIFA World Cup Qualifying, Group A match Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday October 11, 2013. See PA story SOCCER Wales. Pho

12:52pm Monday 1st September 2014

CONCERNS over the quality of the pitch for next week’s Euro 2016 qualifier between Andorra and Wales have intensified with a second pitch inspection due today.

Exiles boss refuses to rule out transfer deadline day deals

South Wales Argus: PREPARED: Chief executive Dave Boddy and manager Justin Edinburgh are ready to do deals today

10:27am Monday 1st September 2014

NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh is expecting a quiet transfer deadline day after Saturday’s win at Portsmouth but he’s refusing to rule out comings and goings at Rodney Parade.

Frat party time again for the Exiles and Andy Sandell: Portsmouth 0 County 1

South Wales Argus: (9832001)

3:36pm Sunday 31st August 2014

NEWPORT County AFC must wish they could play at Fratton Park every week.

Portsmouth 0 County 1

South Wales Argus:

5:08pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A LATE free-kick from substitute Andy Sandell earned Newport County AFC a shock three points at Portsmouth – their first win of the League Two campaign.

LIVE: Portsmouth v County

South Wales Argus: OFF THE MARK: Shaun Jeffers, left, celebrates with Kevin Feely at ReadingPicture: Andrew Orchard sports photography

2:26pm Saturday 30th August 2014

FOLLOW all the action live from Fratton Park as Portsmouth host Newport County AFC in League Two. Kick-off 3pm

I can do better, admits Exiles ace Aaron O'Connor

South Wales Argus: MORE TO COME: Aaron O'Connor is frustrated by his early season form

9:20am Saturday 30th August 2014

AARON O’Connor is fighting to be fit for today’s trip to Portsmouth after admitting to being frustrated by his early season form.

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.

Edinburgh wants Newport to build on being only side to hold Burton when they visit Fratton Park

South Wales Argus: Newport County v Burton Albion at Rodney Parade.  Pictured is Newport County player Chris Zebroski winning the header and scoring the opening goal of the first half. (9616537)

8:59pm Thursday 28th August 2014

NEWPORT County boss Justin Edinburgh wants to use Burton’s superb midweek cup success over Queens Park Rangers as a motivator for his team this week at Portsmouth.

Ruthless Edinburgh axes goalkeeper

South Wales Argus: (9781909)

4:36pm Thursday 28th August 2014

RUTHLESS Newport County boss Justin Edinburgh has confirmed he will axe goalkeeper Lenny Pidgeley from his starting XI to face Portsmouth.

County could face striker crisis at Portsmouth

South Wales Argus: Newport County AFC versus Wycombe Wanderers
BALL SKILLS County's Chris Zebroski (9105140)

4:08pm Thursday 28th August 2014

NEWPORT County could face a striker crisis when they travel to Fratton Park on Saturday, writes Michael Pearlman.

Newport's James Collins out of Andorra clash

South Wales Argus: File photo dated 26/03/2011 of James Collins. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday October 9, 2013. West Ham defender James Collins has been called into the Wales squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Macedonia and Belgium, the Football Ass

11:37am Thursday 28th August 2014

West Ham United defender, James Collins, has withdrawn from the Wales squad to face Andorra on September 9. Collins is suffering with a hamstring injury.

Cup exit for County youth team

South Wales Argus:

11:15am Thursday 28th August 2014

NEWPORT County AFC under-18s bowed out of the Youth Alliance Cup second round at Cheltenham Town on Tuesday afternoon.

Coleman won't say yes or no on potential Ched Evans return

South Wales Argus: Sheffield United and Wales footballer Ched Evans Sunday July 31, 2011.  (8431777)

4:30pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WALES boss Chris Coleman is making no assurances on the international future of Ched Evans.

Coleman won't quibble wherever Andorra game is staged/Dibble

South Wales Argus: File photo dated 13/08/2013 of Wales manager Chris Coleman. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday September 6, 2013. Chris Coleman managed to take the spotlight off Gareth Bale by losing his passport and missing Wales' final preparations for ton

4:13pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WALES manager Chris Coleman admits life’s a pitch for an international manager and ideally he doesn’t want his side to have to play on an artificial surface in Andorra, writes Michael Pearlman.

Bale and Ramsey named in Wales' squad for Andorra qualifier

South Wales Argus: CONFIDENT: Aaron Ramsey

2:39pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WALES boss Chris Coleman has named Real Madrid's Gareth Bale and Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey in his squad for the opening Euro 2016 qualifer in Andorra.

Football club looking to boost girls teams' ranks

South Wales Argus: INSPIRATION: Abertillery girls football players met Commonwealth Games star Lauren Price at training

1:29pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

BUDDING female footballers in Gwent are being urged to show what they can do as the new season gets under way.

County not relegation material, says Brewers star

South Wales Argus: SKIPPER: Darren Jones is set to retain the captain's armband for Saturday's trip to Portsmouth

12:07pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

NEWPORT County AFC may be 22nd in League Two but they will have no relegation worries – according to the man who denied them a first win of the season.

This is just the start for us, says Exiles ace Ryan Jackson

South Wales Argus: RETURN: Ryan Jackson in action against Burton Albion on SaturdayPicture: JON BEVAN

9:36am Tuesday 26th August 2014

NEWPORT County AFC finally got their season up and running on Saturday and the only way is up now, according to returning hero Ryan Jackson.

We couldn’t continue to let players make mistakes, says Exiles boss

South Wales Argus: HAPPY: Justin Edinburgh saw his side earn a first point of the season against Burton Albion

8:15am Monday 25th August 2014

NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh says his decision to drop captain Andy Sandell and experienced defender Ismail Yakubu shows that nobody is bigger than the team.

Big calls pay off for Justin Edinburgh

South Wales Argus: GOAL: Chris Zebroski celebrates scoring the opening goal of the gamePicture: JON BEVAN

3:23pm Sunday 24th August 2014

WHAT a difference a point makes.

County 1 Burton 1

South Wales Argus:

5:02pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

NEWPORT County AFC earned their first point of the League Two season with a 1-1 draw at home to high flying Burton Albion.

LIVE: County v Burton

South Wales Argus: Newport County signing Darren Jones  (6383352)

2:35pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

FOLLOW all the action live from Rodney Parade as Newport County AFC host Burton Albion in League Two. Kick-off 3pm

Jones confident County won't be in for relegation dogfight

South Wales Argus: Newport County AFC versus Wycombe Wanderers
GOAL BOUND ATTACK  County's Darren Jones (9105122)

6:20am Saturday 23rd August 2014

NEWPORT County defender Darren Jones won’t even ponder a relegation battle as he bids to help the Exiles to bounce back from their poor start to the season.

Edinburgh ignoring critics as he looks towards Burton upset

3:12pm Friday 22nd August 2014

NEWPORT County boss Justin Edinburgh believes the majority of fans will raise the roof at Rodney Parade tomorrow and admits he’s trying to ignore current negative feedback.

We were afraid of England, says Wales' women's boss

South Wales Argus: DEFEAT: Sarah Wiltshire goes for goal against England

11:17am Friday 22nd August 2014

WALES’ women’s football manager Jarmo Matikainen admitted his players were afraid of star-studded England on Thursday night, writes Andrew Penman.

Edinburgh knows he'll be sacked if losing run continues

South Wales Argus: DEVASTATED: County chief executive Dave Boddy, right, with manager Justin Edinburgh

11:58pm Thursday 21st August 2014

NEWPORT County boss Justin Edinburgh knows he will be sacked if his side can’t reverse their poor start to the season.

Women's World Cup qualifier: Wales 0 England 4

South Wales Argus:

8:55pm Thursday 21st August 2014

ENGLAND’S women sealed their place at next year’s World Cup thanks to a comprehensive victory at the Cardiff City Stadium that leaves Wales’ qualification hopes in the balance.

Positive news on injured trio

South Wales Argus: BACK AFTER INJURY: County midfielder Max Porter

5:29pm Thursday 21st August 2014

NEWPORT County have been boosted by the news that all of their injured players are closing in on a return to action, writes Michael Pearlman.

Andrew Hughes hails team spirit

South Wales Argus: CHANCE TO SHINE: Andrew Hughes will start today

5:23pm Thursday 21st August 2014

NEWPORT County defender Andrew Hughes insists the spirit in the camp remains good at the Exiles despite their poor start to the campaign, writes Michael Pearlman.

Edinburgh promises changes and urges fans to stick with Exiles

South Wales Argus: Newport County AFC versus Wycombe Wanderers
HE'S BEHIND YOU Justin Edinburgh points out the errors (9105148)

5:10pm Thursday 21st August 2014

NEWPORT County boss Justin Edinburgh is likely to make changes for Saturday’s clash with red-hot Burton Albion and has urged the fans to stick with his side.

Welsh women ready to take on old enemy England

South Wales Argus: (9444587)

12:50pm Thursday 21st August 2014

WALES’ women’s football manager Jarmo Matikainen has warned his players not to get carried away with playing rivals England tonight, writes Andrew Penman.

Captain in the firing line as Exiles boss looks to shake things up

South Wales Argus: Newport County AFC versus Wycombe Wanderers
CHASE DOWN County's Andy Sandell wins the ball (9105136)

9:25am Thursday 21st August 2014

CAPTAIN Andy Sandell could be dropped as Newport County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh looks to kick-start his side’s League Two campaign.

Kendall hoping to get England over the line against Wales

South Wales Argus: (9519615)

12:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE BATTLE is on tonight with World Cup qualification on the line, but spare a thought for the proud Welshman whose job it is to ensure it is the English who are victorious in Cardiff.

I have belief in myself and this squad, says Exiles boss

South Wales Argus: Newport County's manager Justin Edinburgh during the Sky Bet League Two match at Sixfields Stadium, Northampton. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday August 10, 2013. See PA story SOCCER Northampton. Photo credit should read: Jon Buckle/PA

11:35am Wednesday 20th August 2014

NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh is convinced that his side can bounce back from a winless start to the League Two season.

Mansfield 1 County 0

South Wales Argus:

9:39pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

AN impressive 90 minutes from Newport County AFC counted for nothing after a calamitous first 90 seconds at Mansfield Town.

Live LIVE: Mansfield v County

South Wales Argus:

7:40pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

FOLLOW all the action live from the One Call Stadium as Mansfield Town host Newport County AFC in League Two. Kick-off 7.45pm

Time is right for a female coach, says Wales' women's boss

South Wales Argus: (9444587)

11:46am Tuesday 19th August 2014

WALES’ women’s football manager Jarmo Matikainen says it could be time for a female coach to succeed him – after he’s guided the side to next year’s World Cup, writes Andrew Penman.

Chris Zebroski ready to ruck and maul against Stags

South Wales Argus: RETURN: Chris Zebroski is back in the squad to face Hartlepool tomorrow

9:42am Tuesday 19th August 2014

‘IF AT first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again’ goes the old proverb and Newport County AFC striker Chris Zebroski says he’s ready for a “rugby match” against Mansfield Town tonight.

Murray expecting a tough test from the Exiles

3:33pm Monday 18th August 2014

MANSFIELD Town are expecting a physical battle against Newport County at Field Mill tonight as the Exiles bid to find their first points of the campaign, writes Michael Pearlman.

Angry Exiles boss set to make changes at Mansfield

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

7:36am Monday 18th August 2014

NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh is ready to wield the axe after Saturday’s shocking second half capitulation at Morecambe.

Wise old heads let County down at Morecambe

South Wales Argus: (9376729)

3:12pm Sunday 17th August 2014

THIS was a game that had enough highs and lows for a whole season for Newport County AFC and their fans.

Morecambe 3 County 2

South Wales Argus:

5:03pm Saturday 16th August 2014

NEWPORT County AFC threw away a commanding position to lose 3-2 at bogey side Morecambe with Kevin Ellison once again a thorn in the side of the Exiles.

LIVE: Morecambe v County

South Wales Argus:

2:20pm Saturday 16th August 2014

FOLLOW all the action live as Newport County AFC take on Morecambe at the Globe Arena in League Two. Kick-off 3pm

Yan Klukowski determined to make his mark in League Two

South Wales Argus: STEP UP: Yan Klukowski in action against Reading in the Capital One Cup on TuesdayPicture: Andrew Orchard sports photography

9:40am Saturday 16th August 2014

HIS first week as a Football League player didn’t go quite to plan but new signing Yan Klukowski is convinced he can make a big impact for Newport County AFC.

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.

Shaun Jeffers deserves his chance, says Jimmy Dack

South Wales Argus: OFF THE MARK: Shaun Jeffers, left, celebrates with Kevin Feely at ReadingPicture: Andrew Orchard sports photography

9:17am Saturday 16th August 2014

STRIKER Shaun Jeffers has every chance of breaking into the starting XI for Newport County AFC according to assistant manager Jimmy Dack.

First goal was just the start for me, says County striker Shaun Jeffers

South Wales Argus: OFF THE MARK: Shaun Jeffers, left, celebrates with Kevin Feely at ReadingPicture: Andrew Orchard sports photography

9:07am Friday 15th August 2014

NEWPORT County AFC striker Shaun Jeffers has vowed to use his first goal for the club as a springboard to claim a regular starting place.

Exiles' Development Cup fixtures released

South Wales Argus:

10:58am Friday 15th August 2014

THE Football League has released the fixtures for the Final Third Development Cup group stages, writes Andrew Penman.

County out for revenge against Morecambe this weekend

South Wales Argus: REVENGE MISSION: County striker Chris Zebroski should be fit to take on Morecambe again on Saturday

4:09pm Thursday 14th August 2014

NEWPORT County AFC are on a revenge mission against Morecambe and danger man Kevin Ellison this weekend.






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