All posts tagged with: Joe Day

Newport County 0-1 Tranmere Rovers Six Things: Super White Army secure back-to-back Play-Off promotions

Tranmere Rovers have secured back-to-back promotions thanks to Connor Jennings’ 119th-minute header, which gave them a 1-0 victory over Newport County in the League Two Play-Off Final. Here’s our Six Things from the game. Newport’s energy Newport began with a 4-4-2 shape, rather than the 3-5-2 their starting XI is also capable of, which showed… Read more →

Mansfield 2-1 Newport: Six Things We Learnt

Shaquile Coulthirst’s scored the winning penalty as Mansfield came from behind to beat 10-man Newport 2-1 – but what have we learnt from the game? Mansfield attack early Under previous regimes, Mansfield Town played direct football that was safe and aimless. Under Steve Evans, they still play direct, often to the industrious Pat Hoban, but do so… Read more →

Cheltenham show sturdiness at Rodney Parade

League Two relegation candidates Cheltenham Town played out a 1-1 draw away to 9th place Newport, and after a weekend in which most results fell in their favour, the Robins are now 2 points above the drop zone. Newport, on the other hand, have flattered to deceive under Jimmy Dack. While victories away to Wycombe and Burton prove the Exiles… Read more →