Newport boss Jimmy Dack unhappy after loan striker miss

Jimmy Dack
Jimmy Dack's Newport County are currently in the League Two play-off zone

Newport County have missed out on signing a striker on loan from a League One side because of international clearance issues.

It is believed the deal failed to gain permission from governing body Fifa.

"We're having a bit of a problem at the moment... we seem to get punished being a Welsh club playing in an English League," County boss Jimmy Dack said.

"We have to do this international clearance and everything becomes a bit of a problem."

Newport are next in action at Accrington Stanley on Friday night.

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