Check out our game preview as City travel to Newport.

Kick-off: Saturday, February 22 (3pm)

Venue: Rodney Parade

Possible line-ups


GK Tom King, CH Ryan Inniss, CH Scott Bennett, CH Mickey Demetriou, RWB Robbie Willmott, CM Joss Labadie, CM Josh Sheehan, CM Dale Gorman, LWB Ryan Haynes, F Padraig Amond, F Jamille Matt.

Substitutes: Abraham, Waters, Howkins, Dolan, Collins, Woodiwiss, Green.

Team news: Nick Townsend's calf injury means Newport are currently without a second goalkeeper.

League position: 16th

Leading scorer: Padraig Amond, seven

Last four matches: Salford (h) D0-0, Mansfield (a) L0-1, Walsall (h) D0-0, Cambridge (h) L0-1.

One to watch: Padraig Amond has popped up with some crucial goals in recent seasons but he is having a dry spell.


GK Richard O'Donnell, RB Adam Henley, CH Anthony O'Connor, CH Ben Richards-Everton, LB Connor Wood, RM Dylan Mottley-Henry, CM Hope Akpan, CM Jake Reeves, LM Harry Pritchard, F Lee Novak, F Clayton Donaldson.

Substitutes: Guthrie, Connolly, Middleton, P O'Connor, Taylor, McCartan, McGee.

Team news: City are still likely to be missing Callum Cooke and Kelvin Mellor.

Leading scorer: James Vaughan, 11

League position: Ninth

Last four matches: Cambridge (a) L1-2, Stevenage (h) W3-1, Grimsby (h) D1-1, Oldham (a) L0-3.

Referee: Josh Smith, from Peterborough, is the youngest official on the EFL list after being promoted aged 22.

Odds: Newport 6/5, City 11/4, draw 12/5.

Last time sides met: James Vaughan's penalty earned City a 1-0 win at Valley Parade in December.