Newport County AFC Announces Newport Bus as Official Training Wear Partner for the 2023/24 Season

Newport County AFC is thrilled to announce a groundbreaking partnership with Newport Bus, the main bus provider in the city, as the official training wear partner for the upcoming 2023/24 Sky Bet EFL season. This partnership not only symbolises a shared commitment to excellence but also emphasises the importance of promoting cleaner air and creating a safer environment for the entire Newport community.

In this unique partnership, Newport Bus aims to encourage fans to utilise public transportation on match days, fostering a more sustainable and eco-friendly means of travel. The joint initiative seeks to reduce congestion and emissions by incentivizing supporters to choose public transport, contributing to a greener future for Newport.


Newport Bus has already taken significant steps towards cleaner air in the city, with their new fleet of electric buses and coaches making a positive impact on reducing CO2 emissions. This partnership with Newport County AFC will further enhance their efforts to create a cleaner and safer Newport for all residents and visitors.


Scott Pearson, Managing Director at Newport Transport who operate Newport Bus, expressed his enthusiasm for the collaboration, saying, "We are proud for Newport Bus to join forces with Newport County AFC as their official training wear partner. As a business operating bus services to the city and its community, including a number of fans of the County already, it is important that we can support a fan owned club and promote the supporters trust in this way, whilst also being able to promote our extensive range of services in the area. We also hope this will encourage other local business to look in to supporting either the team or trust of such an important fixture within our city."


Matthew Owen, Commercial Manager at Newport County AFC, echoed the sentiment, stating, "We are delighted to welcome Newport Bus as our official training wear partner for the upcoming season. This partnership embodies our shared values of community engagement and environmental responsibility. By encouraging fans to utilise public transport, we aim to make a positive impact on Newport's air quality and overall safety. Together, we can achieve great things for our city."


As part of this partnership, Newport County AFC players and staff will proudly wear training wear adorned with the Newport Bus logo, displaying the strong bond between the club and the main bus provider. Additionally, Newport Bus’s commitment to sustainability will be further highlighted through various joint initiatives and activations throughout the season.


Newport County AFC and Newport Bus invite fans and the local community to join them on this exciting journey towards a greener, smarter and safer Newport. Together, we can create positive change both on and off the pitch.


For Newport Transport inquires, please contact

Sophie Comelli

Marketing & Communications Manager


For media inquiries or further information, please contact:

Louis Cartwright-Walls

Media Manager & Marketing Manager


For Commercial inquiries at Newport County AFC, please contact:

Matthew Owen

Commercial Manager