Newport County 1-1 Cheltenham- Match Report

Last updated : 13 March 2015
Draw dents Newport play-off hopesNewport County's Sky Bet League Two play-off hopes are hanging by a thread after they played out a 1-1 draw with Cheltenham Town.Comical County defending allowed Bristol City loanee Wes Burns to snatch an early lead before Miles Storey levelled with a looping header.Jimmy Dack's side are a single point behind eighth-placed Stevenage, whereas Cheltenham are teetering two points above the drop zone.After 13 minutes of sub-standard football, Newport gifted the League Two strugglers the advantage.County defender Kevin Feely tried to shepherd a long ball back to goalkeeper Joe Day, but he never came.And Wales Under-21 international Burns was on-hand to steal in to net his second goal in as many matches.But the Exiles struck back with five minutes of the first half remaining through on-loan Swindon Town striker Storey.Full-back Ryan Jackson worked a yard of space on his right flank and delivered a pinpoint ball to Storey, who saw his looping header dip under the crossbar and in for the equaliser

Source : PA

Source: PA

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