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Accrington Stanley 1-3 Newport County

Rhys Healey
Rhys Healey gave Newport the lead

A former Cardiff defender and a current Cardiff striker earned a vital victory for bottom club Newport County.

Rhys Healey's superb solo effort just after the interval put the Exiles ahead, the Bluebirds loanee scoring his second of the season.

Ex-Cardiff defender Jazzi Barnum-Bobb secured the points as Newport won for only the second time this season.

Janoi Donacien scored a consolation goal for the hosts before a late Josh Sheehan goal sealed it for Newport.

Newport County manager Graham Westley told BBC Radio Wales Sport: "It has been about trying to improve. We have been working hard on the basics and I think we are going in the right direction.

"The players were terrific in their defensive resilience and credit to them for a fantastic win.

"The team was brilliant and their were individuals within it who were exceptional."

Line-ups

Accrington

  • 1Parish
  • 6VynerSubstituted forTaylor-Fletcherat 60'minutes
  • 5Beckles
  • 2Pearson
  • 30Donacien
  • 27O'SullivanSubstituted forMcCartanat 69'minutesBooked at 85mins
  • 28Conneely
  • 8Brown
  • 11McConville
  • 7ClarkSubstituted forBocoat 69'minutes
  • 9GornellBooked at 44mins

Substitutes

  • 3Hughes
  • 10McCartan
  • 12Jones
  • 14Boco
  • 15Taylor-Fletcher
  • 17Lacey
  • 20Chapman

Newport

  • 1Day
  • 14Bignot
  • 4Jones
  • 17Bennett
  • 18Cameron
  • 2Barnum-Bobb
  • 16SheehanBooked at 90mins
  • 12Tozer
  • 27RiggBooked at 56mins
  • 19Healey
  • 11Myrie-WilliamsBooked at 65minsSubstituted forButlerat 74'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Butler
  • 7Compton
  • 15Green
  • 21Angel
  • 30Bittner
  • 32Wood
Referee:
Robert Jones
Attendance:
1,251

Match Stats

Home TeamAccringtonAway TeamNewport
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home12
Away11
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home7
Away9
Fouls
Home15
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Accrington Stanley 1, Newport County 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Accrington Stanley 1, Newport County 3.

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Romuald Boco.

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Romuald Boco.

Goal!

Goal! Accrington Stanley 1, Newport County 3. Josh Sheehan (Newport County) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Rhys Healey.

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Elliot Parish.

Attempt saved. Dan Butler (Newport County) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Booking

Josh Sheehan (Newport County) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Terry Gornell (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Josh Sheehan (Newport County).

Attempt saved. Shay McCartan (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Scott Brown (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Gary Taylor-Fletcher (Accrington Stanley).

Scot Bennett (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Terry Gornell (Accrington Stanley) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Booking

Shay McCartan (Accrington Stanley) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Romuald Boco (Accrington Stanley).

Rhys Healey (Newport County) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Goal!

Goal! Accrington Stanley 1, Newport County 2. Janoi Donacien (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

Foul by Omar Beckles (Accrington Stanley).

Rhys Healey (Newport County) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Dan Butler replaces Jennison Myrie-Williams.

Hand ball by Jazzi Barnum-Bobb (Newport County).

Omar Beckles (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kyle Cameron (Newport County).

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Scott Brown.

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Romuald Boco replaces Jordan Clark.

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Shay McCartan replaces John O'Sullivan.

Foul by Terry Gornell (Accrington Stanley).

Scot Bennett (Newport County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Jennison Myrie-Williams (Newport County) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Matty Pearson (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jennison Myrie-Williams (Newport County).

Attempt missed. Matty Pearson (Accrington Stanley) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Ben Tozer.

Attempt blocked. Matty Pearson (Accrington Stanley) header from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Paul Bignot.

Goal!

Goal! Accrington Stanley 0, Newport County 2. Jazzi Barnum-Bobb (Newport County) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Rhys Healey.

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Gary Taylor-Fletcher replaces Zak Vyner.

Booking

Sean Rigg (Newport County) is shown the yellow card.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Plymouth15112226131335
2Carlisle1587027151231
3Doncaster158343022827
4Luton156632415924
5Portsmouth157352316724
6Notts County156452221122
7Crewe155731918122
8Grimsby156361818021
9Accrington155551920-120
10Crawley155551619-320
11Yeovil156271419-520
12Morecambe156272029-920
13Mansfield154741515019
14Barnet154742023-319
15Blackpool154652319418
16Cheltenham153841819-117
17Stevenage145272022-217
18Colchester154561921-217
19Exeter155191619-316
20Hartlepool153752328-516
21Wycombe154471621-516
22Cambridge154471319-616
23Leyton Orient154381620-415
24Newport142571622-611
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