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MATCH PREVIEW: NEWPORT COUNTY

24 October 2015

A quick look at this afternoon's opponents!

Bristol Rovers go into today's game looking to make it six games unbeaten in all competitions.

Rovers: Darrell Clarke's men will be looking to bring their fine form away from the Mem into today's game.

Team News: Will Puddy is the clubs only long term absentee. 

Darrell's View:”It wasn't the result we wanted on Tuesday night but the performance as a lot better than at Mansfield. Today we have to combine the two and put in a good performance and pick up all three points."

Opposition: Today's opponents Newport County currently sit bottom of the SkyBet League Two table. However, won on their last outing on Tuesday night beating Wycombe Wanderers Adams Park thanks to a Marcus Bean own goal and Scott Boden's late strike.      
 
Dangerman - Scott Boden: Boden started his career at hometown club of Sheffield United, before being loaned out to Finish first division club IFK Mariehamn. Scott signed for County from National League club FC Halifax Town. Boden has been in good form in front of goal for a side that are bottom of the Football League hitting the back of the net four times already this season.  
 
Last Time Out: Rovers ran out comfortable 3-1 winners at the Mem thanks to goals from Kaid Mohamed, Eliot Richards and John-Joe O'Toole back in January 2014.  

Tickets: Home supporters will be able to pay on the day for today's game. 

Keeping Up With The Game: Full match commentary of Rovers game with Newport County can be heard through Gas PlayerHD. Supporters can access our LIVE match coverage by clicking here.

Alternatively, stay tuned to the club’s social media outlets.

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Betting: The Football League’s primary sponsors have priced the game up with Rovers available at 4/6, Newport County at 4/1 with the draw available at 11/4.

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