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.
In League 2, Newport County went down against Dagenham & Redbridge, despite goals from David Tutonda and Aaron O'Connor.
Final score: Newport 2-3 Dagenham & Redbridge.
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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.
Newport County are away to Exeter in League Two. It's half time at St James Park and it's 0-0.
FULL TIME: County 2-2 Hartlepool: County come from behind to pick up a point.
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.
Newport County are hosting Hartlepool at Rodney Parade in League Two. The visitors were leading 2-0 through the majority of the first half, but a goal from Darren Jones just before the break makes it 2-1 at half time.
Newport County moved into the League Two play-off places, after a goalless draw at Plymouth Argyle.
The draw, against their promotion rivals, means the Exiles are now seventh.
Newport County finished one point behind hosts Stevenage at the Lamex Stadium this afternoon.
Despite a late goal from Adam Chapman in the second half, the Exiles couldn't do enough to close the gap.
They're currently ninth in the table.
Newport County have secured their first victory in six games this afternoon, winning 2-1 away at Wycombe Wanderers in League Two.
Midfielder Yan Klukowski scored a goal in each half for the Welsh side, to earn a first win for caretaker manager Jimmy Dack, after Justin Edinburgh's departure.