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Newport County 1-1 Leyton Orient: Late manager Justin Edinburgh remembered by his former teams

Leyton Orient fans pay tribute to Justin Edinburgh at Newport County
Leyton Orient fans pay tribute to Justin Edinburgh at Newport County

Padraig Amond rescued a draw for Newport County at Rodney Parade as they and Leyton Orient remembered Justin Edinburgh, the late manager of both clubs.

Edinburgh, who died aged 49 following a cardiac arrest in June 2019, was inducted into Newport's Hall of Fame.

Ruel Sotiriou met Josh Wright's set-piece cross to score in under two minutes.

Amond hit back from Scot Bennett's assist as the game wore on.

Newport County manager Mike Flynn told BBC Radio Wales:

"Justin Edinburgh is someone I miss dearly. He's so well-respected, not just at this club and Leyton Orient, but throughout football.

"And it looks like he couldn't decide who he wanted to win today - that's why we went to a draw."

Line-ups

Newport

  • 1King
  • 12McNamaraBooked at 83mins
  • 27InnissSubstituted forPoleonat 79'minutes
  • 28Demetriou
  • 3HaynesSubstituted forAmondat 64'minutes
  • 17Bennett
  • 10Sheehan
  • 16Nurse
  • 4Labadie
  • 15Abrahams
  • 11Matt

Substitutes

  • 8Dolan
  • 9Amond
  • 22Maloney
  • 24Poleon
  • 29Jefferies
  • 30Townsend

Leyton Orient

  • 12Sargeant
  • 14Judd
  • 5EkpitetaBooked at 38mins
  • 23Turley
  • 15HappeBooked at 23mins
  • 44Wright
  • 10Maguire-DrewBooked at 61minsSubstituted forBrophyat 71'minutes
  • 8ClayBooked at 77mins
  • 21Marsh
  • 19Angol
  • 20SotiriouBooked at 83minsSubstituted forHarroldat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Gorman
  • 6Coulson
  • 11Dayton
  • 16Brophy
  • 18Harrold
  • 24Janata
  • 26Kyprianou
Referee:
Lee Swabey
Attendance:
4,447

Match Stats

Home TeamNewportAway TeamLeyton Orient
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home19
Away7
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home5
Away2
Fouls
Home15
Away23

Live Text

Match ends, Newport County 1, Leyton Orient 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Newport County 1, Leyton Orient 1.

Attempt missed. Lee Angol (Leyton Orient) header from the left side of the six yard box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Josh Wright with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Scot Bennett.

Attempt blocked. Craig Clay (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by James Brophy.

Foul by Scot Bennett (Newport County).

Lee Angol (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Joss Labadie (Newport County) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

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

Foul by Lee Angol (Leyton Orient).

Attempt missed. Joss Labadie (Newport County) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top left corner. Assisted by George Nurse.

Attempt missed. George Nurse (Newport County) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Joss Labadie (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Matt Harrold (Leyton Orient).

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Matt Harrold replaces Ruel Sotiriou.

Booking

Dan McNamara (Newport County) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Ruel Sotiriou (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card.

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Marvin Ekpiteta.

Goal!

Goal! Newport County 1, Leyton Orient 1. Padraig Amond (Newport County) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Scot Bennett.

Attempt blocked. Tristan Abrahams (Newport County) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Scot Bennett (Newport County).

Ruel Sotiriou (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Dominic Poleon replaces Ryan Inniss.

Attempt missed. Tristan Abrahams (Newport County) left footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Booking

Craig Clay (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Craig Clay (Leyton Orient).

Foul by Jamille Matt (Newport County).

Josh Wright (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Ryan Inniss (Newport County) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Mickey Demetriou with a headed pass following a set piece situation.

Hand ball by Craig Clay (Leyton Orient).

Joss Labadie (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Lee Angol (Leyton Orient).

Foul by Joss Labadie (Newport County).

George Marsh (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. James Brophy replaces Jordan Maguire-Drew.

Foul by Tristan Abrahams (Newport County).

Myles Judd (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Tristan Abrahams (Newport County) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Ryan Inniss (Newport County) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Tristan Abrahams.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Swindon24144643261746
2Exeter2412843427744
3Crewe23125642281441
4Bradford23117530191140
5Forest Green2411762718940
6Colchester23108534221238
7Plymouth22115633231038
8Cheltenham23910434191537
9Northampton2410683328536
10Port Vale2481063029134
11Salford248883133-232
12Cambridge248792827131
13Newport227872020029
14Scunthorpe2477103133-228
15Crawley246993134-327
16Walsall2476112232-1027
17Leyton Orient2468103241-926
18Oldham236892535-1026
19Carlisle2467112236-1425
20Mansfield2459103035-524
21Grimsby225892228-623
22Macclesfield2251072024-419
23Morecambe2446142043-2318
24Stevenage23211101529-1417
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