Daniel Jervis cut a frustrated figure after the opening session of the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. The 23-year-old finished 17th in the 400m freestyle heats of which the top eight went straight to Sunday’s final, ruling Jervis out. Alys Thomas also failed to make it through from her events, finishing 24th in the 100m butterfly in 59.24, 1.04secs outside her trials time.
Mickey Demetriou is back with his Newport County football family and ‘buzzing’ for the 2019-20 season. The former Cambridge United and Shrewsbury Town defender has committed to a new two-year contract at the League Two club, while the Exiles have also signed defenders Ryan Haynes and George Nurse. Haynes, 23, joins from... Read More
Cardiff City play their first pre-season fixture when manager Neil Warnock sends his Bluebirds out against Taffs Well at their Rhiw'r Ddar ground on Friday (7pm). Many first team players are due to attend the fixture, although City are likely to field members of their under-23 squad. This is the third successive... Read More
Newport County have signed striker Corey Whiteley on a two-year contract. It is his first big break at Football League level. "I can't wait to get the ball rolling,” said Whiteley. “I like to get forward, I can play on the left, the right or in behind the strikers. I'm buzzing, I... Read More
Matty Dolan has committed to Newport County for another two years. Dolan was out of contract with the Exiles, but has a signed a new two-year deal to stay at Rodney Parade until 2021. He was part of the team who lost the League Two play-off final against Tranmere Rovers and says:... Read More
Newport County have signed an absolute Marvel. Manager Michael Flynn has snapped up 23-year-old central defender Marvel Ekpiteta. "I'm buzzing to get started,” said Marvel. “I am really looking forward to the challenge ahead and can't wait for pre-season. “I see myself as a leader, love defending and I try and get... Read More
Cornishman Scott Bennett has been taking some good-natured stick from team-mates over his lack of goals - and had the perfect answer. Former Exeter and Notts County defender Bennett fired Newport’s winner against League Two champions Lincoln City and kept the Exiles on course for a play-offs finish. That was Bennett’s sixth... Read More