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Full-time: Newport County 0 - 0 Hartlepool Utd

Newport County have drawn 0-0 to Hartlepool United tonight at home.

Newport are now 17th in the League Two table with tonight's result putting them 14 points clear of the relegation zone.

Newport County 0 - 0 Hartlepool Utd Credit: ITV Cymru Wales

FT: Newport County 1 - 2 Blackburn Rovers

Newport County have lost out to Blackburn Rovers in the FA Cup this evening.

Rovers gained a lead early on after a penalty from Ben Marshall but County's Mark Byrne managed to equalise in the 30th minute.

But Blackburns Jordan Rhodes responded with a header in the 75th minute to lead the visiting side 2-1.

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Warren Feeney confirmed as Newport County manager

Newport County have confirmed Warren Feeney is take control as new first-team manager.

Feeney joined the club in October as assistant manager Credit: PA

Warren, who was assistant to John Sheridan, will take control of first-time duties, starting with this Saturday's visit to York City.

The former Northern Ireland International had previous experience of management before joining the Exiles back in October as assistant manager.

He'll be assisted by former Blackburn Rovers player Andy Todd.

It's a great honour for me to be appointed as Manager of Newport County AFC. I have a house in the area and my plan has always been to settle here with my family.

I have enjoyed my time at the club and I am looking forward to the challenges of being a Football League manager.

We have some crucial games coming up, so all of the efforts will be focused on preparation for those games and picking up the points we need to help us move further away from the bottom two.

– Warren Feeney

Warren becomes the club's fifth manager in less then 12 months.

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