Newport County: the inside story of a club that rose from the dead

15 February 2019 08:29
Before the League Two side host Manchester City in the FA Cup we hear the remarkable tale from four people who know it bestAlthough Newport County went out of business in 1989, after being relegated from the Football League the previous season, the start of that decade was a golden era, notably the European Cup Winners’ Cup quarter-final against Carl Zeiss Jena in 1981.David Hando (Newport County AFC honorary president and former chairman): If we had goalline technology we’d have won that and played Benfica in the semi-final. Related: Newport’s Pádraig Amond: ‘I’m the weirdest League Two footballer ever’ Put it this way, I wouldn’t be getting the groundsman to try to get the pitch too goodGK Joe Day Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian