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MATCH PREVIEW | Newport County AFC

All the content ahead of Tuesday night's game against the Exiles

25 September 2017

The Reds host Newport County AFC on Tuesday evening (7-45pm) looking to build on Saturday’s impressive 2-1 win away to Barnet at the Hive.

Harry Kewell’s men have picked up seven points on the road this campaign and will be looking to bounce back from their home defeat to Notts County the weekend before last.

Their opponents sit in eight position in the league and have won two of their last three matches – their last away game saw them suffer a 2-1 defeat to Morecambe at the Globe Arena.

Video

iFollow Crawley subscribers can watch Harry Kewell and Enzio Boldewijn preview the game against the Exiles.

Click here to watch the Head Coach preview the game.

Click here to watch the Dutch midfielder look ahead to the contest.

The Opposition

Mike Flynn’s men have begun the campaign in good form after a difficult season last year. Two wins and two draws from their opening four league matches – including an impressive 1-0 win away to Coventry City and a convincing 4-1 success at home to Chesterfield.

The man at the helm was a first team coach in October 2015 under John Sheridan. He was retained as a first team coach under our Assistant Coach, Warren Feeney, in January 2016 and then Graham Westley in October that year.

He was appointed as caretaker manager in March last season, with the side 11 points adrift of safety at the bottom of the league. But he turned the side’s fortunes around and a win on the final day of the season sealed Football League survival. 

Previous Meetings

Click here for a full look at our previous meetings with the Welsh side ahead of Tuesday night’s game.

The Officials

Craig Hicks will officiate the game with the Exiles – click here to view his previous appointments and assistants for the evening.

Follow it live

iFollow Crawley subscribers can listen to full commentary of the game with Harry Maynard and Tony Vessey from around 7.40pm on Tuesday evening.

Fans can get minute-by-minute updates on the club's official Twitter account - with a full time update on our Facebook page. Team news will be available on both around 2pm.

Instagram users who follow the club's account will be able to go behind the scenes throughout the afternoon.

After the game a full report will be here online and all the post-match reaction and highlights will be available on iFollow Crawley in the evening and the days following the game.


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