Day: October 11, 2016

The Port spoil “The Royals” outing

Josh Younie, Joe Butcher and Jimmi Burton got on the score sheet for The Port to take 3 points away to AFC Porchester this evening (11th Oct).

Newport took the lead in the first half with a goal from striker Josh Younie however AFC Porchester came back strong firing two goals in the first half to go in 2:1 up.

At the start of the second half Newport came out strong drawing level with a shot from Joe Butcher through the legs of the Porchester’s defence and in off the far post to make it 2:2.

Newport made a substitute putting Jimmi Burton on. A fresh set legs and Burton fired home Newport’s 3rd goal at close range after a low cross from the left wing.

The Port saw the game out with it finishing AFC Porchester 2, Newport IW FC 3.

A superb effort and a valuable 3 points for Newport this evening. This win see’s Newport move up to 13th in the Sydenhams Wessex Football League Premier Division.

AFC Porchester team: Thomas, Evans, Wells, Pottage, Warren, Cain, Everet, Clarke, Parrish, Kirby, Easter. Subs: Birmingham, Scott, Gristci.

Newport IW FC team: Streeter, Newbold, Quigley, Pearce, McDonough (c), K Sainsbury, Powell, Bennett, Younie, Kelly, Butchers. Subs: West, Hills, Burton.