Newport County AFC 0-1 Tranmere Rovers TRANMERE ARE BACK IN SKY BET LEAGUE ONE!

Newport County AFC 0-1 Tranmere Rovers TRANMERE ARE BACK IN SKY BET LEAGUE ONE!

Newport and Tranmere meet within the Sky Bet League 2 play-off final at Wembley on Saturday, 

having each long-faced a motivating journey merely to succeed in this time.

When Michael Flynn took over at Newport in March 2017 they were bottom of the league and eleven points adrift of safety. 

A barely credible run to final-day survival followed before a cushty mid-table end last season. 

There have additionally been 2 spectacular fa Cup runs that have seen them beat Leicester, take Tottenham to a replay and face Manchester city.

Tranmere, meanwhile, were relegated out of League 2 in 2015 to finish a run of ninety-four straight years within the league.

 Micky philanthropist took over in 2016 and diode them into the play-off final in his initial season answerable, 

wherever they lost to Forest inexperienced – though they got revenge upon them within the semi-final last week. 

Last season, however, they won at Wembley within the National League play-off final to come to the fourth tier when 3 years away.

For Tranmere, triumph would mean a primary come to League One since 2014. Newport, meanwhile, 

hasn’t vie at that level since before their reformation in 1987. Even up to the current purpose it’s been a true journey for each.

Team news

Newport hasn’t any recent injury considerations earlier than the clash at Wembley. 

Boss Flynn solely created one modification between the 2 semi-final legs against Mansfield, as captain god Labadie came to full fitness to switch Matty Dolan.

Tranmere boss philanthropist discovered his squad is in good condition earlier than the ultimate. long-run injury victims Luke McCullough, Mark Ellis, 

Ishmael Miller and Evan Gumbs can miss out, however, aside from that, the cluster is healthy when quite every week to endure the semi-final convert Forest inexperienced.

What time is Newport County AFC vs Tranmere Rovers?

The match will take place at 3:00 CEST at Wembley Stadium.

How to watch Newport County AFC vs Tranmere Rovers on TV and live stream

The game will be shown live on BT Sport 1 from 3:05 pm.

There are multiple ways to get BT Sport. If you’re already a BT Broadband customer, you can add it to your existing contract for an additional £6.00 per month. 

For new customers, broadband and BT TV packages start at £35.99 per month.

You can also follow all the action and analysis with New Jersey Sport’s match blog LIVE from Wembley Stadium on the night.


Newport County ar unvanquished in four league conferences with Tranmere (W1 D3 L0), with their last defeat against Rovers returning in Apr 1988.

Tranmere Rover’s ar collaborating in their initial league play-off final since 1991, once they beat Bolton Wanderers at city district within the third-tier final that season.

A triumph for Newport County can see them competitive within the third-tier of English soccer for the primary time since the 1986/87 seasons.

Tranmere ar showing at city district in a very play-off final for a 3rd consecutive season – they lost the 2017 National League final against Forest inexperienced, before winning 2-1 against Boreham Wood in last season’s National League final to come to the league.

More Details
Sky Bet League Two
Newport County AFC vs Tranmere Rovers
3:00pm Saturday 25th May
Wembley Stadium



GOAL! NEWPORT 0-1 TRANMERE (Jennings, 119)


Pure utter heartbreak for Newport. Unrivalled joy for Tranmere. What a way to win promotion…..

Caprice finds the quality on the right. His cross finds Jennings at the back post. From eight yards out he directs the header past Day. The play-offs deliver again!

  • Newport 0-0 Tranmere (3pm)
  • Extra time being played
  • League Two play-off final
  • Newport down to 10, O’Brien sent off

Source: Reuters

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