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Yate Town achieved their greatest-ever victory last night as they reached the first round of the FA Cup for the first time ever. They beat Newport in extra time - a club 88 places above them in non-league football.
All the more remarkable considering they're at the bottom of their league and most of the players have other jobs. Chris Spittles reports.
Yate Town have re-written the history books after pulling off a remarkable victory over Blue Square Premier leaders Newport County. It means they've set up a meeting with Cheltenham Town in the First Round Proper of the FA Cup.
Scott Thomas and Matt Groves both scored in extra-time to send Rob Cousins' side marching.
Yate Town are looking forward to an FA Cup first round tie with Cheltenham Town after causing a huge upset in the final qualifying round.
Few gave the South Gloucestershire side a chance against Conference leaders Newport County - who are three division above them. But on a dramatic night in south Wales, Yate came out on top
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Yate Town is celebrating today after reaching the first round of the FA Cup for the first time in their history.
They knocked out Conference leaders Newport 3-1, with extra-time goals from Scott Thomas and Matt Groves helping to secure victory.
Yate, who are bottom of Southern League Division One South & West, will visit Cheltenham Town in the FA Cup first round.