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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

Formation 4-1-2-1-2

  • 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

Formation 4-1-3-2

  • 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

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Newport County 1, Leyton Orient 1.

  2. Full Time

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

  3. Post update

    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.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Scot Bennett.

  5. Post update

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

  6. Post update

    Foul by Scot Bennett (Newport County).

  7. Post update

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

  8. Post update

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

  9. Post update

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

  10. Post update

    Foul by Lee Angol (Leyton Orient).

  11. Post update

    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.

  12. Post update

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

  13. Post update

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

  14. Post update

    Foul by Matt Harrold (Leyton Orient).

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Leyton Orient. Matt Harrold replaces Ruel Sotiriou.

  16. Booking

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

  17. Booking

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

  18. Post update

    Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Marvin Ekpiteta.

  19. 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.

  20. Post update

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

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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