Newport applied the brakes to Portsmouth's fast start to the season as Andy Sandell's late winner gave the Welsh side a 1-0 win.
Newport have completed the signing of Peterborough goalkeeper Joe Day on a four-week loan deal.
Newport have confirmed striker Rene Howe will undergo surgery on a thigh injury, which could see him miss the rest of the season.
Justin Edinburgh was relieved to end Newport County's nightmare League Two start with a 1-1 draw against Burton Albion.
Newport County were held to a 1-1 draw against high-flying Burton Albion at Rodney Parade on Saturday.
Frustrated Justin Edinburgh has challenged Newport to turn their failing fortunes around following a 1-0 loss to Mansfield.
Chris Clements' early goal sealed a 1-0 win for Mansfield to leave Newport searching for their first point of the season.
Jim Bentley praised Morecambe's fighting spirit after they came from two goals down to beat Newport 3-2 and stay top of League Two.
Morecambe remain top of League Two after they pulled off a stunning second-half comeback to beat Newport 3-2.
Peterborough United will start the defence of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy with a home game against Leyton Orient.
Andy Crosby is hoping an extended run in the Capital One Cup can help Reading's squad gel for the Championship campaign.
Reading edged into the second round of the Capital One Cup with a nervy 3-1 win over League Two Newport.
Wycombe manager Gareth Ainsworth reckons his side's 2-0 win at Newport could signal a major change in fortunes for the troubled club.
Two quick-fire goals before half time were enough for Wycombe to clinch a 2-0 win at Newport.
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Matt Murray says Derby look the team to beat in the Championship - and Sam Baldock will score for fun.
Garry Birtles tips glory for Cardiff, Barnsley and Carlisle - and woe for Brentford and Crewe.
Newport will play their two home friendlies away from Rodney Parade, the club have announced.
Sky Sports is calling on all Football League fans to show their true colours on the opening weekend.
Sky Bet are giving fans the chance to win £250,000 for the Football League team of their choice to spend on new players.
Newport have handed a six-month deal to trialist Mark Byrne.
Newport County manager Justin Edinburgh has rubbished rumours linking his side with a move for Robert Earnshaw.
Sky Sports has confirmed more live Football League matches for the opening months of the season.
League One's Milton Keynes Dons face AFC Wimbledon of League Two in the pick of the first round Capital One Cup draw.
Non-league ace David Fitzpatrick is being lined up for a summer move to the Football League, Sky Sports understands.