Newport County 2-1 Leicester City – Foxes exit early to plucky Exiles

Tweet By Harry Trend Newport County knocked a top flight side out of the FA Cup for the first time since January 1964 on Saturday as they overcame Leicester City 2-1 at Rodney Parade. Rachid Ghezzal looked like he was going to be Leicester’s main outlet, early on he forced a strong one-handed save from Joe Day. However, the home side drew first blood. Robbie Willmott beat Christian Fuchs down the line, before floating a cross in. On the receiving end was Jamille Matt, who hung in the air to…

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BBC Sussex Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Tweet This year marks the 50th anniversary of BBC Sussex which first broadcast from Brighton in 1968. The station back then was called BBC Radio Brighton, one of the first attempts done by the BBC to create regional radios. The first broadcast happened in the late afternoon of February 14th, but was anticipated in December 1967 by a test broadcast issuing a weather bulletin during a snow storm that hit Brighton. The original headquarters were in Marlborough Place in a building now hosting a language school. John Henty, who was…

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Truro City’s dream shattered by Addicks

Tweet Truro City’s FA Cup run was halted by a 3-1 loss to League One’s Charlton Athletic at the Valley. The visitors – the first Cornish team to reach the First Round Proper since 1969 – were outclassed by Karl Robinson’s men, with their superior ability and fitness clear to see as they cruised to victory. Midfielder Jake Forster-Caskey came within inches of opening the scoring early on, when his looping header bounced back into play off the crossbar. Charlton continued to press forward relentlessly, with the inevitable goal coming…

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