Newport’s Michael Flynn thrilled by prospect of facing Manchester City

05 February 2019 11:37
• Flynn calls Pep Guardiola the ‘crème de la crème’• Newport host Manchester City in fifth roundMichael Flynn, the Newport County manager, described Pep Guardiola as the “crème de la crème” of coaching after his side secured an FA Cup fifth-round date with Manchester City and said he thinks the Premier League champions will handle the challenging Rodney Parade pitch on 16 February.The League Two side outclassed Middlesbrough, 56 places above them in the football pyramid, to reach the fifth round for the first time since 1948-49 and earn another payday, with Flynn admitting that Cup success over the past two years has made his hometown club more than £2m, revenue that will help secure the club’s future. Related: Newport sink Middlesbrough to earn dream reward with Manchester City Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian