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The Lowdown on...Newport County

23 July 2015

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ARGYLE will once again be playing in Europe during the 2015-16 season, with a trip to Newport on the schedule for a third successive season.

Last season: 9, League Two, 65pts

Manager: Terry Butcher

Nickname: The Exiles

When we play them: home - Saturday, August 29; away - Monday, December 28

Last season: home - D 0-0; away - L 2-0

Ins: Scott Barrow (Macclesfield Town), Scott Boden (Halifax Town), Danny Holmes (Tranmere Rovers), Lenell John-Lewis (Grimbsy Town), Alex Rodman (Grimsby Town), Rhys Taylor (Macclesfield Town), Matt Taylor (Cheltenham Town)

Outs: Adam Chapman (Mansfield Town), Michael Flynn, Rene Howe, Ryan Jackson (Gillingham), Shaun Jeffers (Yeovil Town), Darren Jones (Forest Green Rovers), Lee Minshull (Bromley), Aaron O’Connor (Forest Green Rovers), Joe Parker, Kyle Patten, Max Porter (Bromley), Andy Sandell (Chippenham Town), Robbie Willmott (Ebbsfleet United), Ismail Yakubu (Woking)

If they were a biscuit they would be...a rich tea. Previously lacking flavour, Newport narrowly missed out on the play-offs last term. However, after being dipped in an English classic, both rich teas and Newport County can improve. The biscuit's flavour is enhanced when dipped in tea, whilst Newport may benefit from former England captain Terry Butcher taking charge.

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