Scunthorpe held by Exiles

Newport continued their bright start to the season by coming from behind to draw 1-1 at Scunthorpe on Saturday afternoon.

Last Updated: 31/08/13 at 18:32

Andrew Hughes: Bagged the equaliser

Andrew Hughes: Bagged the equaliser

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Looking for only their second win of the campaign, Scunthorpe raced into a second minute lead from their first corner of the game.

It was only half cleared to Terry Hawkridge who returned it into the middle for lively striker Sam Winnall to head home for his second goal in successive games.

Deon Burton had a chance to increase the lead before Newport began to grow into the game.

Midfield man Robbie Willmott drove the Welsh side forward but he might have done better with one good run into the box when he could not get enough power behind his shot to beat goalkeeper Sam Slocombe.

Newport threatened most with their aerial power without being able to get anything else on target in an evenly balanced first half.

But three minutes into the second half the visitors were so very nearly back on level terms when a header from Lee Minshull forced a finger-tip save from Slocombe at full stretch to his right following a right-wing cross from David Pipe.

Newport did deservedly level in the 62nd minute when a corner was headed down in a crowded box for defender Andrew Hughes to lash home a shot from 10 yards.

Hughes might then have won it for Newport when he headed over from another corner that the Scunthorpe defence could not deal with.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

Saturday, 23 May 2015
17:30
Southend 1-1 Wycombe Report
Thursday, 14 May 2015
19:45
Southend 3-1 Stevenage Report
Wycombe 2-1 Plymouth Report
Sunday, 10 May 2015
18:35
Stevenage 1-1 Southend Report
Saturday, 09 May 2015
19:45
Plymouth 2-3 Wycombe Report
Saturday, 02 May 2015
15:00
AFC W'don 1-1 Cheltenhm Report
Accrington 2-1 Mansfield Report
Cambridge Utd 2-3 Burton Alb Report
Carlisle 3-3 Hartlepool Report
Exeter 2-1 Dag + Red Report

Footer 365

Ian Baraclough was delighted Motherwell's game plan worked at Ibrox

Ian Baraclough says Motherwell's game plan worked perfectly as they won 3-1 at Rangers in the Premiership play-off final

Stuart McCall disappointed by slack Rangers in Motherwell defeat

Stuart McCall says Rangers gave their poorest performance under him as they lost their play-off tie against Motherwell

Chris Coleman hopeful Wales will not lost points from Israel win

Wales manager Chris Coleman fears his side would be badly affected if they lose points from their European Qualifier against Israel.

Mail Box

What Is It That FIFA Actually Do?

That's the question raised timidly by someone sat at the back of the room, whilst others remind that UEFA aren't perfect either. Plus a few more gone on to better XIs...

Time To Step Up, Mr Platini...

UEFA should step up and extend the Euros to replace FIFA's tarnished World Cup, say a couple of mailboxers. Also: all hail Carlo, King of the Kop, and plenty more Budget XIs...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company