Newport County victory parade

Newport County beat Wrexham 2-0 in the play-off final of the Blue Square Bet Premier at Wembley Stadium, ensuring promotion to the Football League.

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In pictures: Newport County's victory bus parade

The open-top bus carrying the Newport County AFC football team arrives at the Civic Centre Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire
Newport County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh lifts the trophy as his team arrives back at their ground Rodney Parade Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire
Fans celebrate as Newport County AFC football team arrive back at their ground Rodney Parade Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire
The open-top bus carrying the Newport County AFC football team arrives at the Civic Centre Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

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Bus parade to celebrate Newport County's promotion

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Newport County's captain David Pipe celebrates with the trophy Credit: EMPICS Sport

Newport County will celebrate their promotion to the football league with an open-top bus parade through the city later today.

The bus will leave Rodney Parade at 6pm and travel along Corporation Road, Clarence Place and up to the Civic Centre for a drinks reception.

The bus will leave the Civic Centre at 7pm and return to Rodney Parade where Newport's Mayor, Councillor John Guy, will present the club with a framed scroll congratulating them on their achievement.

Wrexham FC: "We'll come back stronger"

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FT: Newport 2-0 Wrexham. All the reds fans rise as one and chant the team's name. We're all gutted but we'll come back stronger once again

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the reds take to the Wembley steps again but this time pain is etched across their faces.

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I don't really know what else to say. It's time to gather our thoughts and regroup. It's been an amazing season. Be proud of that. #COYR

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