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CHECKATRADE TROPHY PREVIEW: SWANSEA CITY (UNDER-21's)

3 October 2016

All the facts you need, ahead of Tuesday's Checkatrade Trophy tie against Swansea at Rodney Parade.

Looking at the visitors

Swansea City’s Under 21s were dominated in the opening round match in the Checkatrade Trophy in their 3-0 defeat to AFC Wimbledon. The Dons managed three times as many shots as Swansea and scored more goals than the Swans had shots on target. A loss for either County or Swansea in this fixture will mean that they cannot progress out of the group stages, despite still having a game to play. 


Form Guide

Newport County – LWLD D DL L L     6 points


Upcoming Milestones

Joe Day – 1 appearance for 150 career appearances

Jazzi Barnum-Bobb – 2 appearances for 25 career appearances

Dan Butler – 2 appearances for 125 career appearances

Jon Parkin – 3 appearances for 575 career appearances and 1 goal for 175 career goals

Lenell John-Lewis – 1 goal for 50 career goals

Kyle Cameron – 5 appearances for 25 career appearances


Last Time Out

An 88th minute penalty meant that Newport County lost their third game in a row in a match that would prove to be the last for manager Warren Feeney. Although the stats of the game were relatively even the decision to award the spot kick three minutes from time proved to be the nail in the coffin for the Exiles, who now sit at the bottom of the League 2 table.


Tickets

For full ticket information for this tie, click HERE.


Around the Grounds (all times 7:45pm unless stated)

Northern Group A 
Cheltenham Town v Everton 
Bolton Wanderers v Blackpool (7:00pm) 
Northern Group B 
Crewe Alexandra v Wolverhampton Wanderers (7:30pm) 
Chesterfield v Accrington Stanley 
Northern Group C 
Morecambe v Stoke City 
Bradford City v Bury 
Northern Group D 
Carlisle United v Blackburn Rovers 
Fleetwood Town v Oldham Athletic 
Northern Group E 
Doncaster Rovers v Derby County 
Port Vale v Mansfield Town 
Northern Group F 
Hartlepool United v Sunderland (7:30pm) 
Rochdale v Notts County 
Northern Group G 
Cambridge United v Middlesbrough (7:00pm) 
Scunthorpe United v Shrewsbury Town 
Northern Group H 
Grimsby Town v Leicester City 
Sheffield United v Walsall 
Southern Group A 
Portsmouth v Reading 
Bristol Rovers v Yeovil Town 
Southern Group B 
Newport County v Swansea City
AFC Wimbledon v Plymouth Argyle 
Southern Group C 
Swindon Town v Oxford United 
Southern Group D 
Coventry City v Northampton Town
Wycombe Wanderers v West Ham United
Southern Group E 
Colchester United v Southampton
Charlton Athletic v Crawley Town 
Southern Group F 
Barnet v Norwich City (8:00pm)
Peterborough United v Milton Keynes Dons (7:30pm) 
Southern Group G 
Stevenage v Brighton & Hove Albion
Southend United v Leyton Orient 
Southern Group H 
Luton Town v West Bromwich Albion (7:30pm)
Millwall v Gillingham 


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