Newport County

Graham Westley

Manager

Graham Westley


Nickname Exiles

Founded 1912

Stadium Rodney Parade

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Newport County appointed Graham Westley as their manager in October 2016, with the former Peterborough boss replacing the sacked Warren Feeney in the dugout. Feeney was sacked following a poor start to the season, and it's now up to Westley to pick up the pieces and change the club's fortunes.

Newport won the Welsh Cup back in 1980, and went on to impressively reach the quarter-finals of the UEFA Cup Winner's Cup. However, the end of the 80s was a disaster, with the club suffering relegation from the Football League (1988), before subsequently going out of business a year later. The club reformed shortly after but were forced to begin life down in the Hellenic League, which was four divisions below the Football League.

The Exiles have enjoyed a successful time of late, during which they have won promotion twice in the last four years, from Conference South up to League Two. The Welsh side will now be looking to build on their impressive showing back in the Football League, which saw them secure a 14th place finish in 2014/15, but just avoided the drop last term.

Recent Form

Won
40%
Drawn
30%
Lost
30%

A mixed set of recent results has seen Newport County collect wins versus Notts County, Carlisle United, AFC Wimbledon and Accrington Stanley while suffering adverse results at Stevenage, Blackpool and Wycombe Wanderers. Draws against Plymouth Argyle, Alfreton Town and Alfreton Town has seen them show mid-table form at best.

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Recent Results

Manager History

ManagerStart Date - End DateRecord
Graham Westley07 Oct 2016 - PresentWon: 4, Drawn: 5, Lost: 5
Warren Feeney13 Jan 2016 - 28 Sep 2016Won: 7, Drawn: 8, Lost: 19
John Sheridan02 Oct 2015 - 13 Jan 2016Won: 5, Drawn: 7, Lost: 5
Terry Butcher30 Apr 2015 - 01 Oct 2015Won: 1, Drawn: 3, Lost: 9
Jimmy Dack *07 Feb 2015 - 29 Apr 2015Won: 5, Drawn: 4, Lost: 8
Justin Edinburgh04 Oct 2011 - 07 Feb 2015Won: 75, Drawn: 46, Lost: 59
Dean Holdsworth01 May 2008 - 11 Jan 2011Unknown
John Cornforth01 Sep 2004 - 01 Jan 2005Unknown
Eddie May01 Apr 1988 - 30 May 1988Unknown
Jimmy Mullen01 Jul 1986 - 30 Jun 1987Unknown
Bobby Smith01 Jun 1985 - 01 Apr 1986Unknown
Len Ashurst01 Jul 1978 - 30 Jun 1982Unknown
Colin Addison01 Jul 1977 - 30 Jun 1978Unknown
Bobby Ferguson01 Jul 1969 - 30 Jun 1970Unknown

* Caretaker/Interim Manager

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League Performance
PWDLGDPts
20. Accrington Stanley19568-521
21. Exeter City196211-520
22. Leyton Orient195311-518
23. Cheltenham Town19397-818
24. Newport County194510-717
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