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Justin Edinburgh leaves Newport County for Gillingham

Newport County have confirmed manager Justin Edinburgh has signed a deal to join Kent club Gillingham FC.

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Edinburgh joined Newport County in October 2011, overseeing the club's return to the Football League in 2013.

The club thanked him for leaving the club "in a far better position than when he joined".

The club said Assistant Manager Jimmy Dack will become caretaker Manager, with First Team Coach Wayne Hatswell supporting him "for the foreseeable future."

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Cardiff celebrate return to blue with a win

Cardiff's boys in blue started their first match back in their traditional kit with a hard fought win over Fulham.

A Sean Morrison header from an Aaron Gunnarsson throw-in early in the first half was enough to secure all three points for Russell Slade's men.

Cardiff last had blue home shirts in 2012. Credit: Wales News Service

The attendance was recorded at over 22,000 - a huge increase from around 4,000 who attended the Bluebird's last home game against Colchester in the FA Cup.

Elsewhere in the Football League, Newport County secured their fourth win on the bounce - they dispatched Portsmouth 1-0 at Rodney Parade in League Two.

Wrexham fought back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Stockport, earning an FA Trophy second round replay.

Cardiff City game will go ahead as planned

Cardiff City have confirmed their game against Fulham this afternoon will go ahead at 3pm as planned, despite concerns over ground safety.

The roof at Cardiff City Stadium was damaged due to high winds, but fire crews have been working to secure the site.

Fans have begun to arrive at the ground, with a portion of the car park closed off. Credit: ITV Wales News

Cardiff City game 'anticipated to go ahead'

Cardiff City's match against Fulham this afternoon is expected to go ahead, despite damage to the roof of the stadium caused by high winds.

The fire service were called out to carry out repairs this morning and it was thought the game could be under threat, with the club stressing the safety of fans, staff and players was the priority.

But the club have now tweeted that they believe the game will take place.

Repair to the roof is still on-going. Credit: ITV Wales News
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