Day: 13 October 2017

Appointment of Interim 1st team manager

Newport IW FC can this morning confirm the appointment of interim 1st team manager Michael Kelly.

Michael Kelly will be joined by Andrew Rimmer who will take up the role of interim 1st team assistant manager.

Mike Kelly who has agreed to come in and help the club will take charge of The Ports senior team with immediate effect. Mike joins Newport having experience as a professional player with Charlton Athletic and Millwall along with his very successful managerial experience with Newport over the years.

Caretakers Managers Gary Streeter and Darren Powell will continue to help out the first team but will predominantly fall back into a players role. Gary and Darren took over from Andy Sampson who stood down from his 1st team managers role after defeat against Cowes Sports FC at the end of August.

Newport who sit 20th in the Sydenhams Wessex Football League Premier Division travel away to face Shaftesbury FC this coming Saturday (15th) for a 3pm kick off.

Weekend Preview – Sat / Sun 14th & 15th Oct

No Wessex League Football on the Island this weekend so why not travel to watch the first team or come along and watch our Reserves or A team.

Newport first team travel to Shaftesbury, both teams finding it difficult to get a win each having won one of their last six.

Action at St. George’s Park as Newport Reserves taken on Alton Reserves at 3pm. Entry £2 and £1.

The A team are away to Osborn Coburg at the IOW Community Club, k/o 2.30pm.

County Darts also takes place in the clubhouse over both Saturday and Sunday with the upstairs bar open. This is darts of a high standard with top quality presentation and an international flavour as The Isle of Wight men and women take on Breconshire from Wales. Starts approx noon each day.

On Sunday two Newport Youth under 16’s teams have Hampshire Cup matches at St George’s Park, one morning one afternoon (kick off times tbc).