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Celebration for Newport County after the remarkable FA Cup run ends by Manchester City



NEWPORT County AFC saw its incredible run to fifth round of the FA Cup, completed by Manchester City at Rodney Parade last night, but their performance has become very famous.

Leroy Sane opened the score for the Premier League champions in 51 minutes and Phil Foden pulled the lead in 75 minutes before Padraig Amond took a consolation goal for County two minutes from the time.

Pep Guardiola's men then decided on their passage to the quarterfinals with another goal from the Foden in the 89th minute and a fourth in the stoppage time from Riyadh Mahrez.

Here is the story of the match and the reaction of the football world …

The atmosphere at Rodney Parade was electric throughout

County Tyreeq Bakinson was denied by Ederson early on

Sane beat the woodwork before the break

And the German made the breakthrough in 51 minutes

The foot did it 2 -0 to put city responsible

Amond held up his record of points in each round

And the regulars at Tully's Bar in Carlow got a free drink

Men The foot ended the county's recurring jump one minute later

And Mahrez rubbed salt in the exiles' wounds

What has it been for Michael Flyn's men

Robbie Willmott was one of the stars of the County Cup

] Jamille Matt scored goals with Met Police, Wrexham and Leicester

Pep praised the county efforts

One word for exiles from City star Ilkay Gundogan

Pride for club director and former Argus editor Kevin Ward

Former Wal es star John Hartson was impressed

Like FAW Technical Director Osian Roberts

Former Wales Ace Danny Gabbidon Promises Regan Poole

And Stuart James of the Guardian sums it all up


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