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Rodney Parade (ATT 3,159) 16th March 2014 - Kick off 15:00

Newport Newport County AFC vs Exeter City Exeter

Newport 1

L Minshull (52)

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Exeter 1

H Worley (og 51)

Newport held by Grecians

Last Updated: 16/03/14 5:56pm

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Lee Minshull: Rescues a point for the Exiles

Lee Minshull: Rescues a point for the Exiles

Newport's hopes earning of a League Two play-off spot look all but over after they drew 1-1 with Exeter on Sunday.

The Grecians took the lead thanks to a Harry Worley own goal, but Newport levelled a minute later through midfielder Lee Minshull.

Exeter are now three points above the relegation zone and both teams have now only won once in their last 14 matches.

After a goalless first half, the visitors stormed into the lead in the 50th minute when Newport defender Worley diverted Scot Bennett's driven cross into his own net.

However, Justin Edinburgh's men replied just a minute later. Grecians goalkeeper Artur Krysiak could not claim Ryan Burge's floated corner and the ball was eventually forced over the line by Minshull after a goalmouth scramble.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Burton Albion 39 77
2 Shrewsbury Town 39 74
3 Wycombe Wanderers 39 74
4 Bury 38 67
5 Southend United 38 63
6 Newport County AFC 39 61
7 Plymouth Argyle 39 60
8 Luton Town 39 58
9 Stevenage 39 58
10 Northampton Town 39 56
11 Exeter City 39 55
12 AFC Wimbledon 39 53
13 Morecambe 39 50
14 Portsmouth 39 49
15 Dagenham & Redbridge 39 49
16 Oxford United 39 46
17 Accrington Stanley 39 46
18 Mansfield Town 39 45
19 Cambridge United 39 44
20 York City 39 41
21 Carlisle United 39 41
22 Hartlepool United 39 39
23 Tranmere Rovers 39 38
24 Cheltenham Town 39 37