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
Swansea and Cardiff begin the new season with tricky opening day away fixtures to Man United and Blackburn Rovers respectively.
Garry Monk begins his first full season as official Head Coach of the Swans by taking on the side he knocked out of the FA Cup last year - although United will be looking for a more positive start under the guidance of Dutch coach Louis Van Gaal.
Cardiff start life back in the Championship against a Blackburn Rovers side who narrowly missed out on the play offs. Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be hoping new signings will help the Bluebirds to an immediate return to the top flight.
Newport meanwhile will start their second season in League football with a home tie against Wycombe.
Newport County are currently holding York City to a goalless draw at half time at Bootham Crescent.
Newport County drew 1-1 with Burton at Rodney Parade.
Andy Sandell gave Newport County the lead after five minutes, but Michael Symes equalised for the visitors. Newport 1-1 Burton (HT)
The Exiles had the lead at half-time but goals from Kwesi Appiah and George Francomb for Wimbledon and Michael Flynn for Newport left the final score 2-2.
Newport County are ahead at half time in their League Two fixture against Wimbledon. Chris Zebroski scored 20 minutes into the game, giving Newport the lead at half time. Wimbledon 0-1 Newport.
Chris Zebroski's 8th minute goal secured Newport County a crucial win away at Torquay, their first in nine games.
The home side were reduced to 10 men when Shamir Goodwin was shown the red card.
The result leaves Newport County 12th in League Two, seven points off a play-off place.
There was disappointment for Newport County today as they lost 2-1 at Mansfield.
The team equalised at the beginning of the second half with a goal from Rene Howe, but a second goal from Anthony Howell put hosts Mansfield back in front.
County drew 0-0 with Fleetwood Town at Rodney Parade in a game of few clear cut chances.
The point leaves Newport 10th in League Two, 6 points off the play-offs but with two games in hand over their rivals.
In an evenly contested game at Rodney Parade, County are holding play-off rivals Fleetwood Town 0-0 at half time.
One of County's best chances fell to Lee Minshull early in the half, narrowly heading over following a corner.