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Newport0Stevenage1

Newport County 0-1 Stevenage

Ben Tozer of Newport County is challenged by Ben Sheaf of Stevenage
Stevenage manager Dino Maamria was assistant manager at Newport County under Graham Westley

Stevenage boss Dino Maamria's return to Rodney Parade was a happy one as his side made it two wins on the bounce with victory over Newport County.

Chris Whelpdale's goal on the stroke of half-time was enough to condemn County to a fourth game without a win as hopes of a play-off push all but faded.

Danny Newton missed two chances late on to put the game beyond Newport but Stevenage were not made to pay.

Newport drop one place to 13th, while Stevenage remain 16th.

Line-ups

Newport

  • 1Day
  • 2PipeSubstituted forReidat 77'minutes
  • 6White
  • 28Demetriou
  • 3ButlerBooked at 75mins
  • 12TozerSubstituted forJacksonat 81'minutes
  • 7Willmott
  • 8Dolan
  • 10Nouble
  • 9Amond
  • 45CollinsSubstituted forSheehanat 60'minutes

Substitutes

  • 13Jackson
  • 17Bennett
  • 19Reid
  • 24Touray
  • 30Bittner
  • 31Sheehan
  • 32Jahraldo-Martin

Stevenage

  • 13King
  • 25Henry
  • 6WilkinsonBooked at 71mins
  • 4King
  • 3Martin
  • 14Amos
  • 8SheafBooked at 20minsSubstituted forGoddenat 82'minutes
  • 10KennedySubstituted forGormanat 67'minutes
  • 7Whelpdale
  • 9RevellSubstituted forFranksat 88'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 19Newton

Substitutes

  • 1Fryer
  • 5Franks
  • 11Goddard
  • 15Samuel
  • 17Gorman
  • 20Vancooten
  • 24Godden
Referee:
Ollie Yates
Attendance:
4,007

Match Stats

Home TeamNewportAway TeamStevenage
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home8
Away12
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home7
Away8
Fouls
Home9
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Newport County 0, Stevenage 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Newport County 0, Stevenage 1.

Booking

Fraser Franks (Stevenage) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Dan Butler (Newport County) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Fraser Franks (Stevenage).

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Luke Amos.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Robbie Willmott.

Foul by Padraig Amond (Newport County).

(Stevenage) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Fraser Franks.

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Chris Whelpdale.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Fraser Franks replaces Alex Revell.

Attempt missed. Danny Newton (Stevenage) left footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Marlon Jackson (Newport County) right footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt saved. Padraig Amond (Newport County) header from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Matt Godden replaces Ben Sheaf.

Attempt missed. Danny Newton (Stevenage) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Attempt saved. Marlon Jackson (Newport County) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Marlon Jackson replaces Ben Tozer.

Foul by Robbie Willmott (Newport County).

Alex Revell (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Joe Martin.

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Tyler Reid replaces David Pipe.

Attempt missed. David Pipe (Newport County) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Ben Tozer (Newport County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Dale Gorman (Stevenage).

Booking

Dan Butler (Newport County) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Dan Butler (Newport County).

Luke Amos (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Jack King.

Frank Nouble (Newport County) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Joe Martin (Stevenage).

Booking

Luke Amos (Stevenage) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Josh Sheehan (Newport County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Luke Wilkinson (Stevenage).

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Josh Sheehan.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Dale Gorman replaces Ben Kennedy.

Attempt blocked. Chris Whelpdale (Stevenage) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Mickey Demetriou (Newport County).

Alex Revell (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Accrington40265967402783
2Luton422311887434480
3Wycombe412111975552074
4Exeter412261357471072
5Notts County4219131063441970
6Lincoln City401813957421567
7Coventry411981451401165
8Mansfield4116151060471363
9Swindon41196166160163
10Carlisle421613135750761
11Colchester421613135146561
12Crawley42169175359-657
13Newport401315124951-254
14Cambridge411412154455-1154
15Cheltenham421312176260251
16Stevenage411312165557-251
17Crewe42145235670-1447
18Yeovil39129185362-945
19Port Vale421013194659-1343
20Morecambe40915163851-1342
21Grimsby421011213463-2941
22Forest Green41117234870-2240
23Barnet4299243863-2536
24Chesterfield3997234169-2834
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