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📝Match Preview: 🆚 Newport County (H)

Welsh side come to SJP

15 October 2021

The Grecians are back in action at St James Park this weekend when Newport County make the short trip from South Wales.

After City drew 2-2 at Stevenage last weekend Matt Taylor's side are nine unbeaten but are hoping to turn their draws into wins as they keep i touch with the automatic places in League Two. 

Managerless County, who are currently under the guidance of Wayne Hatswell, were in action against Arsenal u21 in the Papa John's Trophy on Tuesday, losing 4-3, and drew 0-0 with Bradford last weekend. 

Matt Taylor's Thoughts

"It's always a closely contested fixture," he said.

"Wayne (Hatswell) has been there a long time so I don't think too much will change for them this weekend. He has done a great job in the interim.

"But as always we will focus on ourselves. It's as close as we're going to get to a local game really, so I know our fans will be in good voice."

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Tickets

E-tickets are the easiest and quickest way to buy tickets for City matches. On ordering you can select to receive an e-ticket which will be emailed to your phone for you to show on the turnstile - no need to print!

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To purchase tickets online, please click here. Please note that you will need to log in to purchase.

You can also call the club during the normal office hours on 01392 411243 or visit the club shop and reception in person between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday. We ask that you please buy online where possible.

Admission prices 

Admission prices 

Big Bank     IP Office/Stagecoach    
Ticket Type Advance Gate Ticket Type Advance Gate
Adult £19 £20 Adult £25 £26
Senior £16 £17 Senior £22 £23
Young Adult 18-23 £16 £17 Young Adult 18-23 £22 £23
Under-18 £7 £8 Under-18 £12 £13
Wheelchair Area £16 £17 Wheelchair Area £22 £23
Junior Grecians   --- Junior Grecians   ---

How To Follow

Live audio commentary of the match is available in the UK on iFollow, those overseas are able to tune in to a live stream. Click here to purchase.

You can keep up to date with all the action by following us on social media. After the match we will bring you reaction from manager Matt Taylor and a player.

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Match Day Info

Matchday Guide

Many things may have changed since your last visit to SJP, so please take time to familiarise yourself with our new match day guide, which highlights everything you need to know for your return to the ground. 

Important COVID Guidance

Whilst we are back to normal at SJP, please be aware that some spectators may not be as comfortable as others about attending matches. Please take time to familar yourself with the club's, and government's, Covid guidelines to ensure we keep each safe at St James Park. 

The Key Timings

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Centre Spot Bar

The Centre Spot Bar will be open from 11am and will be showing the day's early and late kick offs on their selection of TV screens. After the match, draft pints of Tribute, Carlsberg and Thatchers are on offer for just £3 per pint

The Centre Spot is also home to The Famous Exeter City Real Ale and Cider Emporium, offering a great selection of real ales and ciders.

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Junior Grecians Zone

The Junior Grecians Zone is open to members from 12.30pm and open to all from 1.30pm, with plenty of activities for all our young Grecian supporters. 

In Red Square, the bar and Kenniford Farm's van will also be open for refreshments and hot food.

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Club Shop

The club shop is open from 12pm to 5pm on matchdays and is stocked with all three of City's kits for the 21/22 season as well as a range of training gear and pocket money items.

Don't forget, Supporters' Trust members save 10% on full prices purchases!

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Jungle Path Kiosk

From Saturday, the kiosk on the Jungle Path will be selling pints of Thatchers Big Apple, cans of Thatchers Gold and bottle of Carlsberg, as well as all the usual half time snacks including pies, pasties and beverages. 

Food and Drink

One of the most important part of any match day! We have a wide range of hot and cold drinks and snacks available at the kiosk for away fans.

Hot Food

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In Red Square you will find the Kenniford Farm van serving local delicious hot food such as hog roasts and chips.

One To Watch

Alex Fisher

City’s ex-striker is finding his feet in South Wales after leaving SJP in the summer, already hitting the net for Newport.

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Fish played 38 times here at Exeter with three notched, including last year’s goal of the season, with a 95th minute pearl of an equaliser against Southend United.

The journeyman began his career at Oxford and has travelled Europe throughout his time. He’s played in Spain, Italy, Scotland and now Wales. The 31-year-old opened his account for the Exiles with a strike against Tranmere in August.

Newport's Last League Match

Newport County 0 Bradford City 0 | 09/10/21 | Sky Bet League Two

Previous Encounter

Exeter City 0 Newport County 0 | 24/04/21 | Sky Bet League Two


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