Posted by on January 6, 2019 1:33 pm
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The magic of the FA Cup is alive and well in this corner of south Wales. Newport County, 74 places below Leicester City on the league ladder, served up one of those famous giantkillings that will be talked about for years to come as Jamille Matt and Padraig Amond scored the goals that inflicted a humiliating defeat on Claude Puel’s side.

There were wild and raucous scenes at the final whistle as Newport celebrated their first victory over top-flight opposition in the FA Cup since 1964. Michael Flynn had told his side that this tie was a “free hit” and his players followed that message to the letter as they showed tremendous courage and spirit.

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