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FT: Albion 1 Newport County AFC 3

6 August 2013



Barnes 18               ALBION


Crow 80, 94, Washington 102

Follow today's fixture via the club's official Twitter page and live commentary on Seagulls Player, with commentator Johnny Cantor.


FT: 1-1

Attendance: 8,409


Kemy Agustien and Rohan Ince make their first Albion starts as Oscar Garcia makes seven changes to the side that suffered late agony at Elland Road.

With Bruno out, David Lopez slots into the right-back position with Calderon continuing at left back; Adam El-Abd lines up in the centre of defence with Gordon Greer.

Jake Forster-Caskey starts in the midfield while Kazenga LuaLua and Will Buckley start on the wings.

Polish keeper Tomasz Kuszczak drops to the bench and is replaced in goal by Casper Ankergren with Ashley Barnes starting up front.

Leonardo Ulloa, Liam Bridcutt and Matthew Upson are named on the bench.

Newport County AFC make two changes from the side that comfortable beat Accrington Stanley on Saturday, with Robbie Willmott and Ryan Jackson replacing Max Porter and David Pipe.

Albion: Ankergren; David, Greer, El-Abd, Calderon; Ince (Bridcutt 84), Agustien, Forster-Caskey; Buckley, LuaLua (Maksimenko 72), Barnes. Subs: Kuszczak, Dunk, Ulloa, Upson, March.

Newport County AFC: Stephens; Yakubu, Chapman, Minshull, Zebroski (Washington 65), Willmott (Crow 65), Sandell, Jackson, Anthony (Hughes 72), Worley, Jolley. Subs: Bittner, Pipe, Porter.

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