• FT

    Chesterfield

    0

    Mansfield

    1

  • FT

    Burton

    2

    Scunthorpe

    2

  • FT

    Cheltenham

    1

    AFC Wimbledo

    0

  • FT

    Dag & Red

    2

    Bury

    1

  • FT

    Fleetwood To

    1

    Exeter

    2

  • FT

    Hartlepool

    1

    Oxford Utd

    3

  • FT

    Newport

    2

    Torquay

    1

  • FT

    Northampton

    0

    Morecambe

    0

  • FT

    Plymouth

    0

    Accrington

    0

  • FT

    Rochdale

    3

    Wycombe

    2

  • FT

    York

    4

    Portsmouth

    2

ENGLISH LEAGUE TWO

Rodney Parade

Referee: I Williamson | Attendance: 3557

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Newport County

  • Ismail Yakubu 28'
  • Danny Crow 36'

2 - 1

FT

Torquay United

  • Adebayo Azeez 58'

Double Devon delight for Exiles

Two goals in seven minutes were enough for Newport to complete a Devon double with a 2-1 victory over Torquay.

The Welsh club ended a month-long winless run after overcoming Exeter last week, and goals from Ismail Yakubu and Danny Crow ensured they claimed another three points after surviving a Gulls fight-back courtesy of Ade Azeez' goal.

The visitors made a bright start and Harry Worley was forced to intercept a tantalising Jordan Chapell ball in the opening minutes.

But the hosts took the lead shortly before the half-hour mark with Yakubu climbing above the defence to nod Robbie Willmott's free-kick past goalkeeper Martin Rice.

They then landed a further blow on 36 minutes.

Again Willmott provided the opening, he found Conor Washington with a superb ball and the 21-year-old cut inside to feed Crow, who expertly finished with his left foot.

The Gulls came out fighting in the second half and forced Lenny Pidgeley into a succession of fine saves before finding the back of the net through Azeez.

They continued to press but were unable to get another breakthrough as County hung on.

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Scoring Summary

  • Newport County
  • Torquay United

Match Stats

  • Newport County
  • Torquay United
5(3) Shots (on goal) 10(5)
11 Fouls 8
0 Corner kicks 0
2 Offsides 1
40% Time of Possession 60%
1 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
0 Saves 0

Teams

  • Newport County
  • Torquay United
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