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FT: Newport County 0-1 Oxford United

Newport County finished their season with a 1-0 defeat at home against Oxford United.

It was Jimmy Dack's final game as caretaker manager, before Terry Butcher takes over.

Mike Flynn was sent off for Newport, as Kemar Roofe scored the visitors' goal at Rodney Parade.

The result means Newport County finish the season ninth in League Two.

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Newport County appoint Terry Butcher

Butcher earned 77 caps for England. Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire/PA Images

Newport have appointed former England captain Terry Butcher as their new manager.

The Sky Bet League Two club, who are unable to reach the play-off positions on the final day of the season, have been supervised by caretaker boss Jimmy Dack since Justin Edinburgh joined Gillingham in February.

But 56-year-old Butcher has now been asked to lead the Exiles for the next two years.

His management career includes spells with Sunderland, Brentford and Inverness and has also taken him to Australia with Sydney FC, while he was most recently in charge at Hibernian.

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FT: Exeter 2-0 Newport County

Newport County went down to 10 men in the closing minutes of their 2-0 defeat to Exeter.

It was 0-0 at the break, but David Wheeler put the homeside ahead early in the second half. The Exiles' Ismail Yakubu was sent off in the 88th minute after a foul in the box giving Ryan Harley the penalty to seal the win for Exeter in the 90th minute. Final score: Exeter 2-0 Newport County.

FT: Newport 2-2 Hartlepool

Aaron O'Connor helped Newport County secure a point in their League Two fixture hosting Hartlepool. The Exiles were trailing 2-1 at half time, but O'Connor's goal early in the second half earned the home side a draw. Final score Newport County 2-2 Hartlepool.

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