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Cheltenham Town earn a valuable point at Newport

Former Wales U21 forward Wes Burns scored Cheltenham's only goal Credit: PA

In football, Cheltenham had to be content with a point tonight.

They travelled to Newport in league two. While on loan signing and former Wales under 21 player Wes Burns opened the scoring in the 16th minute at Rodney Parade, the home side equalised before half time and that's how it ended - 1 all.


Football results

Football results Credit: ITV West Country

The region's football teams have had a largely successful day. In League One Swindon and Yeovil both achieved home wins, and Bristol City won away at Crawley.

In League Two Cheltenham drew 1-1 with Mansfield at Whaddon Road.

And in the Conference a convincing away win for Forest Green Rovers, while Bristol Rovers lost at home to Eastleigh.

ARCHIVE: A look back at Bristol City's JPT triumphs

The Johnstone's Paint Trophy is a competition which City have been very successful in since it was created in the mid 1980s.

The Ashton Gate club have won the trophy twice and finished runners-up twice.

Our reporter Tim Walsh takes us on a journey through our archives:

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