Tuesday 24th November 2013 ko 19.45
OXFORD UNITED 0
NEWPORT COUNTY 0
Att 5,042 (437 away)
Programme £3 (including Oxford Mail)
Every football fan should have a small corner for Newport County AFC. Not so much for the Newport County, who sank out of the Football League in 1988, and were bankrupt with debts of £330,000 less than a season later, but for the trials and tribulations that befell the reformed club, Newport AFC, that started life in June 1989.
From the outset the aim was always to regain their Football League status, but the new club found a major obstacles in their path. They played one season in the Gloucestershire village of Moreton-in-Marsh http://wp.me/p1PehW-qP, due to a dispute over the old club’s unpaid rent at Somerton Park before returning to their old ground. Continue reading