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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Women’s football continues to grow as a record 45,423 attend FA Cup final

Tweet The SSE Women’s FA Cup made history at Wembley Stadium on Saturday as it achieved a competition-record attendance of 45,423. This is the fourth consecutive year that the record has been broken, with an increase of over 10,000 fans on last year’s cup final. Quite a contrast to just five years ago, when less than 5000 were in attendance at Doncaster’s Keepmoat Stadium. Heather O’Reilly, 2018 cup finalist and winger for Arsenal Women, said: “People can’t be interested in the women’s game if they don’t watch it and these…

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