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Reunion with former Dons

30 July 2014

Focus on Newport as part of FL campaign

We today feature a club with plenty of familiar faces in our countdown to the new season.

Newport County have added to their legion of former Dons with the permanent signing of Darren Jones (pictured) and they will be aiming to build on a season of consolidation after promotion back to the Football League.

 campaign aims to promote the start of 2014/15 around the country and we’ve been profiling all of Wimbledon’s opponents as part of this.Wall of ColourThe 

NEWPORT COUNTY

David Pipe, Ryan Burge, Harry Worley, Aaron Holloway, Darcy Blake. Players out:

Mark Byrne, Kevin Feely, Darren Jones, Yan Klukowski Players in:

Darren Jones, Christian Jolley, Ismail Yakubu, Max Porter, Kevin Feely, Lee Minshull, Ryan Jackson. Former Dons:

132 miles Distance between two clubs:

D L Last two results versus the Dons:

Saturday, 27 September (a), Saturday, 7 February (h)When we meet: 

th14Finishing position last season:

Though a play-off charge failed to materialise after a promising start back in the Football League, it was a more than satisfactory return for Justin Edinburgh’s men. Having retained the core of his squad from last season and strengthened during the summer, Edinburgh is likely to make Newport tough to beat once again. Former Dons loanee Darren Jones will be a solid presence at the back and he knows all about Newport having spent time at the club when they were in non league. Fellow defender Kevin Feely, who had a loan spell with the Dons cut short due to injury, has joined on a permanent basis too after leaving Charlton Athletic. With a deal for former Cardiff City man Darcy Blake appearing to have stalled, Edinburgh is contemplating another move into the transfer market.


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