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County to play Exeter and Forest Green in EFL Trophy

20 June 2022

Newport County AFC have been paired with Exeter City and Forest Green Rovers in the Group Stage of the EFL Trophy.

One of the invited U21 teams will join County, FGR and the Grecians in Group F in the draw that will be made at 11:30am on Thursday.

The invited team will be one of Arsenal, Aston Villa, Brighton, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Southampton, Tottenham and West Ham.

It has not yet been decided what games will be played where, however we will definitely face the invited U21 team as one of our home fixtures.

Match Dates (2022/23)

Match 1:

  • w/c 29th August 2022

Alternative dates:

  • w/c 22ndAugust (subject to Carabao Cup Round 2)
  • w/c 5th September

Match 2:

  • w/c 19th September 2022

Alternative dates

  • w/c 25th September 2022
  • w/c 3rd October 2022

Match 3

  • w/c 17th October 2022

Alternative dates

  • w/c 10th October 2022
  • w/c 31st October

Please note these dates remain subject to change until such time as the EFL’s schedule is finalised.


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