Newport manager Justin Edinburgh ready to extend run

Justin Edinburgh

Newport boss Justin Edinburgh is ready to extend his side's winning league run which sees them at the top of the Conference table.

County beat Lincoln City 2-1 on Saturday to achieve three consecutive league wins for the first time in 28 months.

Edinburgh wants to keep this unbeaten record going after wins over Lincoln, Nuneaton and Mansfield.

"It's something we will enjoy... consistency is the key," he said.

"We have had a great start. It is difficult to maintain this kind of run. [But] we are certainly giving the work-rate that it deserves to stay on this run."

Newport have now racked up 10 goals in their three matches this season with Aaron O'Connor scoring half of those.

He found the net twice in the first half during their win over Lincoln.

After their perfect start to the league campaign Newport, like the rest of the Conference, do not have a match in midweek, giving Edinburgh a chance to regroup ahead of their visit to 14th-placed Braintree on Saturday.

"We have a free week now. Because some of these players are still getting fit," admitted Edinburgh.

"It gives us another good week to regroup and look forward to [Saturday]. It will give us a chance to do some more fitness work."

Newport are certainly enjoying their move to Rodney Parade from Spytty Park with a good crowd turning up to see the victory over Lincoln.

"It's a fantastic day again. The crowd has gone up again - over 3,000," added Edinburgh.

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