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Notts County 0-3 Newport County

Josh Sheehan
Josh Sheehan has played 10 games for Newport County this season

Newport County lifted themselves off the bottom of the League Two table with a comfortable win against Notts County.

The Exiles won a penalty when Richard Duffy fouled Rhys Healey and Sean Rigg scored on the rebound after Notts keeper Adam Collin saved his spot-kick.

Healey drove from long range to double Newport's lead but was disallowed a second goal for a foul after the break.

Josh Sheehan scored his fifth goal in six games with a 25-yard volley as the visitors sealed a fine win.

Newport County manager Graham Westley told BBC Radio Wales Sport: "I think it was a strong away performance and we worked very, very hard for the points.

"There was a lot of discipline, organisation and care in our performance and we were good with and without the ball.

"It's obviously pleasing to come to a tough environment like this against a very good side and earn three points."

Line-ups

Notts County

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Collin
  • 14Laing
  • 5Duffy
  • 6HollisSubstituted forHewittat 52'minutes
  • 3Dickinson
  • 7Snijders
  • 19RichardsBooked at 74mins
  • 12Milsom
  • 26Burke
  • 24Campbell
  • 39CollinsSubstituted forSmithat 52'minutesBooked at 89mins

Substitutes

  • 4Smith
  • 13Loach
  • 18Hewitt
  • 31Audel
  • 37Edwards

Newport

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Day
  • 2Barnum-Bobb
  • 4Jones
  • 17Bennett
  • 3Butler
  • 27RiggBooked at 37mins
  • 12Tozer
  • 16Sheehan
  • 33JebbSubstituted forOwen-Evansat 70'minutes
  • 19HealeySubstituted forMyrie-Williamsat 88'minutes
  • 34O'Hanlon

Substitutes

  • 7Compton
  • 11Myrie-Williams
  • 20Owen-Evans
  • 21Angel
  • 30Bittner
  • 32Wood
  • 35Touray
Referee:
Andy Haines
Attendance:
3,883

Match Stats

Home TeamNotts CountyAway TeamNewport
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home9
Away17
Shots on Target
Home2
Away10
Corners
Home6
Away7
Fouls
Home12
Away6

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Notts County 0, Newport County 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Notts County 0, Newport County 3.

  3. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Josh O'Hanlon (Newport County) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is blocked.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Jennison Myrie-Williams (Newport County).

  5. Post update

    Carl Dickinson (Notts County) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  6. Booking

    Alan Smith (Notts County) is shown the yellow card.

  7. Post update

    Jazzi Barnum-Bobb (Newport County) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Alan Smith (Notts County).

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Newport County. Jennison Myrie-Williams replaces Rhys Healey.

  10. Post update

    Tom Owen-Evans (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Robert Milsom (Notts County).

  12. Post update

    Darren Jones (Newport County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Alan Smith (Notts County).

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Genaro Snijders (Notts County) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. Josh Sheehan (Newport County) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  16. Post update

    Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Adam Collin.

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. Tom Owen-Evans (Newport County) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  18. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Graham Burke (Notts County) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  19. Post update

    Attempt saved. Robert Milsom (Notts County) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Darren Jones.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Plymouth17122328171138
2Carlisle1797130191134
3Doncaster17103435241133
4Luton1786327151230
5Portsmouth1784528171128
6Grimsby177462320325
7Blackpool176652920924
8Yeovil177371822-424
9Crewe175842020023
10Wycombe176472022-222
11Mansfield175751820-222
12Notts County176472228-622
13Stevenage166372324-121
14Barnet174942225-321
15Accrington175571922-320
16Crawley175571825-720
17Morecambe176292033-1320
18Hartlepool174762630-419
19Cambridge175481722-519
20Leyton Orient175392022-218
21Cheltenham173951922-318
22Newport164572122-117
23Colchester174582026-617
24Exeter1751111925-616
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