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Hot Welcome And Cold Showers . . . Steve Bruce Admits Newport Shock Therapy Almost Paid Off

Hot Welcome And Cold Showers . . . Steve Bruce Admits Newport Shock Therapy Almost Paid Off
Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce admitted he thought he had become another victim of Newport County’s celebrated ambushes last night until he was rescued by his team. The Magpies boss praised County and opposite number Michael Flynn for another tenacious and inspired display which came so close to adding to the League Two club’s scalps of notable victims. County led 1-0 in their Carabao Cup fourth round tie with just three minutes left before former Swansea City man Jonjo Shelvey equalised and the Premier League side went on to squeeze through on penalties.

Joel Makin Dazzled By A Wizard But Semis Still Beckon If He Says Bye, Bye (Mr) American Pie

Joel Makin faces a Group decider at the CIB PSA World Tour finals in Cairo after losing his second match. The 25-year-old from Haverfordwest was beaten 2-0 (11-8, 11-6) in 48 minutes by Egypt's fifth seed Marwan ElShorbagy.

Ryan Giggs Adopts Long Game Tactics . . . And Gets Pat On The Back From Jose Mourinho

Ryan Giggs admits he was playing the long game when he agreed with Tottenham that Gareth Bale should be left out of the Wales squad. The Wales manager will be without his captain, talisman and match-winner for the England friendly on October 8 and the following Nations League games away to the Republic of Ireland and Bulgaria. It comes after Bale is yet to make his second debut for Spurs since rejoining the London club on a season-long loan from Real Madrid earlier this month.

It Should Be A Luxurious Feast But Instead New Guinness PRO14 Season Resembles A Dog's Dinner

It Should Be A Luxurious Feast But Instead New Guinness PRO14 Season Resembles A Dog’s Dinner

Cardiff City Won't Bank All £500K Fee As 'Gutted' Callum Paterson Leaves

Callum Paterson has admitted he is gutted to be leaving Cardiff City, revealing he felt he wasn't needed anymore. But the Scottish international says the switch to Championship rivals Sheffield Wednesday will put the smile back on his face.

Swansea City's Jamal Lowe Says Lions Will Be Staying Goal Hungry

Jamal Lowe insists Swansea City are determined to maintain their unblemished defensive record when they face fellow unbeaten Championship rivals Millwall. The Swans have yet to concede after setting a club record with three clean sheets to take seven points out of a possible nine.

Geraint Thomas: I Don't Want A Repeat Of My Giro Agony This Year

Geraint Thomas says he is determined there will be no repeat of his Giro d'Italia agony when he begins his quest for a second Grand Tour crown on Saturday. Wales' 2018 Tour de France champ was well in contention for the Giro in 2017 when a crash wrecked his hopes forcing him to abandon a few days later.

New Golfers Can Still Get Into Swing Of Things With New Competition

New golfers in Wales can take part in a national competition through the month of October at their clubs, in a relaxed and fun event. The New2Golf Championship replaces the Summer Swing which was originally planned pre-COVID for golfers coming through the Wales Golf scheme New2Golf.

Exclusive: Joel Makin Can Make It To The Top Of The World

Joel Makin has been told to shoot for the squash stars and become the world's No 1. The 25-year-old showed his credentials to be the best when he beat reigning world champ Tarek Momen for the third time in a row at the CIB PSA World Tour Finals.

Alan Tate Loses A Grand And Swansea City Lose Their Coach After ThroatGate

Alan Tate Loses A Grand And Swansea City Lose Their Coach After ThroatGate
Swansea City coach Alan Tate will sit out most of October in the stands – and be almost £1,000 lighter in the pocket – after being found guilty of violent conduct by the Football Association. One of head coach Steve Cooper’s right-hand men, Tate will be missing from the technical area for upcoming games against Millwall, Huddersfield, Coventry and Bristol City. Tate’s punishment comes after he was caught on camera at the Liberty Stadium on September 19 in an altercation with Birmingham City’s Jon Toral.

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Newport Manager Flynn Searching For Free Agent Full-Back - And He Needs New Defender In Quickly

Newport County manager Michael Flynn is hunting down free agents - and he needs to move fast. He needs a right-back before this Saturday’s SkyBet League Two trip to Mansfield Town because he has Dan Leadbitter and Ashley Baker out injured. “We think Dan has a bad hamstring tear so he could... Read More

'Flynny Does Cracking Job' For Newport Says Darrell

Darrell Clarke believes his Walsall players are in for a tough time against Newport County at Rodney Parade this evening (Tuesday). Former Salisbury City and Bristol Rovers manager Clarke, who took over from current Wrexham team boss Dean Keates at Walsall, says: “Newport have a really dodgy pitch if seeing it... Read More

Dixie Decision 'Dean The Best Person For Wrexham' 

Dean Keates has taken charge at Vanarama National League Wrexham FC for a second time and has committed to the Dragons until the summer of 2021. The appointment, announced following Wrexham’s 1-1 draw at Woking, was unanimously ratified by the Wrexham Supporters Trust board Keates spent two previous spells with the club... Read More

Deryn Allen-Dyer Takes Judo Gold For Wales

Deryn Allen-Dyer struck gold for Wales on the opening day of the Commonwealth Judo Championships. The 14-year-old from Merthyr Tydfil won both contests against India’s Muthulakshmi Murugan to claim the F2 -57kg gold medal for visually impaired judoka on day one of the competition in Walsall. Allen-Dyer was unaware she... Read More

Newport Happy With AwayDay Draw, But Michael Flynn's Team Rocked By Major Injury Blow

Walsall 0, Newport County 0 Newport County battled to a goalless League Two draw at Walsall, but have also been struck by a major blow. Manager Michael Flynn was happy with an away point at Bescot Stadium, but the news that centre-back Mickey Demetriou has been ruled out for up to 14... Read More

'Monster' Kyle Heads Newport Winner And Now Goes Home To The Black Country For Walsall Clash

Walsall-born Kyle Howkins, an imposing, combative defender, scored his first goal for Newport County and says: “I want more.” The Exiles, who defeated SkyBet League Two leaders Plymouth Argyle 1-0 at home, play Howkins’ home town club Walsall away on Tuesday. “It was great to help Newport earn three points and felt... Read More
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