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Newport appoint Darren Kelly as the club’s first sporting director

Newport have appointed Darren Kelly as the club’s sporting director. The 41-year-old left his role as manager of Scarborough Athletic last month and has now taken on a newly-created position at Rodney Parade. A club statement on newport-county.co.uk read: “Kelly will work alongside boss Michael Flynn Newport’s management team and the club’s directors to develop […]

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Michael Flynn proud as Newport seal Wembley trip

Newport boss Michael Flynn said that a Wembley trip for the League Two final was a just reward for professionalism shown by his players. Goals from substitutes Kevin Ellison, Joss Labadie and Nicky Maynard might not have been enough to win a thrilling second leg but they were sufficient to take the Exiles through to […]

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Newport boss Michael Flynn will not park, or book, the bus

Newport manager Michael Flynn believes play-off rival Jimmy Ball will regret saying that Forest Green have already planned their Wembley travel. Flynn’s Exiles take a 2-0 lead into their Sky Bet League Two semi-final second leg in Gloucestershire following an impressive display at Rodney Parade on Tuesday. But Ball, who was last month promoted from […]