Newport and Wrexham are in action today as they battle for a place in the Football League.
Chief cheerleader for Newport County AFC is the Assembly's presiding officer and Newport West Assembly member, Rosemary Butler AM
Newport County fail to extend their lead at the top of the Blue Square Bet Premier
Newport County have suffered a four goals to two defeat at the hands of the Kidderminster Harriers in the FA Cup. They were four goals to nil behind, but did manage to restore some late pride with two second half goals from Willmott. But it wasn't enough to stop them going out of the competition.
Newport County beat Chesterfield in a dramatic game in League Two at Rodney Parade this afternoon.
Danny Crow gave Newport an early lead with a fifth minute header which was equalised by the opposition in the second half.
Chesterfield went down to ten men when Liam Cooper was shown a red card for a foul. Newport's Adam Chapman made it 2-1 with a penalty.
It was Andy Sandell who was responsible for Newport's third goal.
Despite a response from Chesterfield a few minutes later, Newport sealed a victory which sees them move to eighth in the table.
Newport County's away trip to Cheltenham ended in a goalless draw, meaning the Welsh side have maintained their place in the League Two play-off places.
Conor Washington hit the post for Newport before half time, who have now gone five games unbeaten.
Newport County will welcome Braintree Town to Rodney Parade, for an FA Cup first round replay.
The Exiles got a second half equaliser through a Ryan Peters own goal, cancelling out Chez Isaac's early goal.
Newport County are 1-0 down against Braintree in the FA Cup first round.
Chez Issac was the goalscorer.
Newport are in FA Cup action this afternoon as they face Braintree Town this away at the Amlin Stadium this afternoon.
Kick off is at 3pm.
Newport County have just kicked off away to Fleetwood in League Two. Exiles' fans are set to see defender Adadeji Oshilaja play a part after he joined the club on a month-long loan from Cardiff City.
Chelsea 4 -1 Cardiff City
Swansea City 4 - 0 Sunderland
Newport County 3-0 York City
Wrexham 2-0 Woking
A turbulent week for Cardiff City with speculation over the future of manager Malky Mackay has ended with a resounding defeat at Chelsea this afternoon.
Jordon Mutch did give the Bluebirds the lead after ten minutes but two goals from Eden Hazard and strikes by Samuel Eto'o and Oscar gave the home side the win.
Meanwhile Swansea overcame bottom club Sunderland 4-0 at the Liberty Stadium.
Swansea scorers were Jonathan De Guzmán, Wilfried Bony and Chico Flores after an own goal from Sunderland's Phillip Bardsley.
In League Two Newport beat York City 3-0 and there was a 2-0 win for Wrexham at home to Woking in the Conference.
Newport County lost 3-0 away to Rochdale. A second half goal from Bastien Héry sealed victory for the home side.
Goals from Peter Vincenti and Graham Cummins for Rochdale leave Newport County trailing at half-time. Rochdale 2-0 Newport (HT).