Edinburgh relishes Devon double

Justin Edinburgh hailed his Newport side's resilience as they survived a Torquay fight-back to secure a Devon double with a 2-1 win.

Last Updated: 28/09/13 at 22:37

Justin Edinburgh: Happy with Torquay win

Justin Edinburgh: Happy with Torquay win

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

The Welsh club ended a month-long winless run after overcoming Exeter last week.

And two goals in seven minutes through Ismail Yakubu and Danny Crow were enough for them to get back to winning ways at Rodney Parade.

Edinburgh said: "The most important thing was the result. We haven't won here in two home games so we had to see it through.

"Every game you play in this league you have to be resilient, sustain pressure, but I'm really pleased.

"It was a very good team display. They finished the game with five recognised strikers on the pitch and went for it. But credit to us we saw it out.

"The players showed great resilience and deserved the result."

Edinburgh left top scorer Chris Zebroski on the bench and was impressed by Crow as the striker took his chance.

The Exiles boss added: "When you're a manager you see the day-to-day training and attitude and sometimes a player twists your arm. He deserved his chance and showed why with the goal."

Yakubu handed the hosts the lead after nodding in Robbie Willmott's free-kick.

Within seven minutes they landed a colossal blow. Again Willmott provided the opening, and Conor Washington played in Crow, who expertly finished with his left foot.

Ade Azeez hit back within four minutes of coming on for Torquay, who continued to press but were unable to get the breakthrough as County hung on.

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

H

ilarious, thanks for that. But if I may, I do suspect the reason of your partners' ire is not Tottenham, but most probably all the compusilve gambling :)

DannySmith
Backing Costa To Keep Banging 'Em In

T

wo police horses in a paddock. Horse 1: What's with the long face? Horse 2: I'm working St James Park this weekend.

hump3.
Pardew braced for protests

T

wo things. First, I can't stop reading your name as 'Dane Bowers'. Second, you used the words 'philosophy' and 'Redknapp' in the same sentence.

ajsr1982
Can United's Defence Handle Ulloa?

Footer 365

Premier League: Arsenal win 3-0 at Aston Villa to end the hosts' unbeaten start

Aston Villa’s unbeaten start to the season was ended by a devastating goal blitz as Arsenal enjoyed a 3-0 away win.

Premier League: Newcastle draw with Hull City as Papiss Cisse scores two

Substitute Papiss Cisse saved the day for Newcastle and under-fire manager Alan Pardew in their 2-2 draw with Hull City.

Premier League: Victor Wanyama earns Southampton 1-0 win at Swansea

Victor Wanyama broke the resistance of 10-man Swansea as Southampton left the Liberty Stadium with a 1-0 win.

Mail Box

Be Careful What You Wish For, Gooners

That's the message from a Man United fan in the mailbox. Plus, thoughts on Paul Lambert's new contract, the Alan Pardew dilemma at Newcastle and lots more...

No, Wenger IS To Blame For Failure...

The backlash to the backlash to the backlash sees Arsene Wenger getting a good kicking while we also have mails on Chelsea, Newcastle, Everton and lots more...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property