Month: June 2017

Newport v Havant and Waterlooville

Newport IW FC kick off their 2017/18 pre season campaign at St Georges Park on Tuesday 4th July, 7:30pm kick off against newly promoted National League South side Havant & Waterlooville FC.

Islander and manager of Havant & Waterlooville FC, Lee Bradbury will be bringing his squad of players to face Newport IW FC’s first team in what will be a display of top level football.
Lee Bradbury having recently been awarded the Ryman’s League manager of the season for 2016/17 has a long and prestigious professional playing career behind him. Lee has played at the highest of levels with Manchester City, Birmingham City, Portsmouth FC and AFC Bournemouth where he was also their manager during the 2011/12 season.

Chairman Stuart Ross said “This is a great opportunity for people across the Island to watch a top level footballing side. The quality of football will be outstanding with many ex-professional footballers on show for all to see. We look forward to welcoming Havant & Waterloovile FC’s Lee Bradbury and his squad to St Georges Park”.

Spectators can pay on the turnstile gates on Tuesday evening before the game. Ticket prices are Adults – £6, Concessions – £3 and children under 16yrs – £1.

The clubhouse sports bar opens at 5pm with the gates opening at 6:15pm into the main ground.

Ticket office opening times – The Port vs Portsmouth

Tickets for Newport (IW) FC’s pre-season game against Portsmouth FC are on sale from MONDAY 26th JUNE.

Portsmouth FC will be travelling to the St Georges Park on Tuesday 18th July, 7pm kick off for a 10 year anniversary friendly against The Port’s first team. The Islands Pompey fans will be given the opportunity to see their stars in action on home soil with the game expected to draw a large crowd.

Newport (IW) FC played Portsmouth FC in the summer of 2007 in a pre-season friendly which saw a crowd of 3200 in St Georges Park.

How to purchase Newport (IW) v Portsmouth FC match day tickets:

Fans from both Newport IW FC and Portsmouth FC are advised to purchase match day tickets in advance of the day so as to avoid delays or disappointment with the limited number of tickets on sale.
Match day tickets for both Newport and Portsmouth fans can be purchased direct from Newport Football Club, St Georges Park, St Georges Way, Newport, IW.
Tickets will be available within the main clubhouse at Newport FC on;

Saturday 15th July – 2pm till 5.30pm

Monday 17th July – 10:30am till 3pm & 7:45pm till 9:00pm

Tuesday 18th July – 3pm till 6.30pm
Match day tickets on sale if still available on this date. Tickets can be purchased from the clubs ticket office, CASH ONLY, and not on the main turnstile gates.

Match day tickets can also be purchased over the phone at the above times.
Further dates and times to purchase tickets will be announced very soon.

Call Newport (IW) FC’s ticket line on 01983 525027 or 07944334669.

Card payment will be taken over the phone and your match day tickets will either be posted to you by recorded delivery (additional cost) or retained for your collection on match day from the clubs ticket office. Email conformation of your purchase will be sent to you.

The cut off date for postage of match day tickets will be Thursday 13th July. All tickets purchased over the phone after this date will need to be collected from Newport IW FC prior or on match day.

For all ticket enquires please email

Be the first to purchase your match day tickets direct from Newport FC or by calling the clubs ticket line on 01983 525027 or 07944334669.

Ticket Prices:

Main stand seating – £12.00 ******SOLD OUT******
Adult (Over 16yrs) – £10.00
Concession (65yrs +) – £7.00
Child (16yrs & under) – £5.00 Child under 13yrs MUST be accompanied by an adult

Postage – £2.00 (recorded delivery)

Match Day information:

Opening Times:

Newport FC’s clubhouse sports bar will be open from 3pm on Tuesday 18th July. Promotions on a variety of beers, wines and spirits will be on offer between 3pm and 5pm. Further drinks promotions will start from 9pm till 10pm after the game.

The turnstile gates into the main ground for all spectators will be open from 5pm. No entry into the ground will be allowed without a valid ticket. Tickets cannot be purchased at the turnstile gates on the day.

Car Parking:

There will be NO parking available at St Georges Park on match day unless you have a parking pass. Spectators are advised to walk to the ground or use car parks situated in Newport near to the ground. Please car share where possible for ease of traffic congestion and availability of parking nearby.

Car Park passes will only be available for disabled spectators and can be obtained in advance direct from Newport Football Club. Car park passes will not be posted with any purchased match day tickets.

Important match day information of note:

• NO flash photography
• NO food or drink allowed into the ground
• Security bag searches will be conducted on the gate upon entry
• NO entry into the ground without a valid ticket
• NO alcohol will be allowed in, or consumed within the ground
• Children Under 13 years must be accompanied by an adult at all times
• NO entering onto the playing area of the pitch at any time
• NO parking on site without a parking pass (available in advance)
• All spectators are to be respectful at all times, disorder or abusive behaviour will not be tolerated


Newport (IW) Football Club look forward to welcoming you all at the game. We hope you have a wonderful match day experience at St Georges Park.

The Port will play Portsmouth FC in a 10 year anniversary friendly

St Georges Park will host newly promoted League 1 club Portsmouth FC in a 10 year anniversary pre-season friendly on Tuesday 18th July for a 7pm kick off.

Newport IW FC’s first team will be given the honour to play Portsmouth FC XI in what will be a spectacular game for the club and provide many Portsmouth FC fans on the Isle of Wight the opportunity to see their stars in action.

Newport IW FC played Portsmouth FC in the summer of 2007 in a pre-season friendly which saw a record attendance at St Georges Park of 3,112.

Chairman Stuart Ross said “I am delighted to announce this pre-season fixture with Portsmouth FC on July 18th. This will be a memorable day for Newport FC and we look forward to hosting such a huge club like Portsmouth FC in our last season at St Georges Park. I would like to thank Portsmouth FC’s CEO Mark Catlin, manager Kenny Jacket and their clubs back room staff for securing this pre-season game with us. This will be an exciting day for football here on the Isle of Wight.”

Ticket sales for the Portsmouth game will be announced soon via the clubs official website, Facebook and Twitter pages.


Newport Youth Under 14’s Double Winners

I know a lot of our viewers look for items of football to be posted over the close season so that they can keep in touch with what is going on at the club.

Looking to the future we will take a look at what is coming through our Youth section and we will start with Newport Youth Under 14’s.

IOW Sunday Youth League Double Winners, now unbeaten in the League for 3 Seasons and beating West Wight 9 – 0 in the Cup Final.


St George’s Park Maintenance Day – Saturday 24th June

This Saturday , 24th June , volunteers are once again invited to come along and help with maintenance work to prepare St George’s Park for the 2017/18 season.

Staff will be onsite from 8am until late afternoon, helpers are welcome to come for just a couple of hours or all day whatever you can spare.

Jobs of all sizes and skills need to be done, we still have some more netting to put up around our fencing, as well as general tidying up, grass cutting, strimming etc

Help us smarten up St. Georges Park in advance of our upcoming pre-season games.