Mark O’Brien retired in June and is now part of Newport County’s backroom set-up. Photograph: Alex Davidson/Getty

Rodney Parade has, as Mark O’Brien can vouch, been home to some of the biggest giantkillings in recent years but when Newcastle visit in the Carabao C(...)

 Newport County striker Pádraig Amond celebrates after scoring against Leicester City  in the  FA Cup third-round match  at Rodney Parade at the start of January. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Newport County striker Pádraig Amond says the last three days have been among the proudest but also the most painful of his career as he had to wait f(...)

 Tottenham Hotspur Mauricio Pochettino: “Dele is a clever boy. He is a little bit nasty.” Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Mauricio Pochettino has admitted that Dele Alli deserved to be booked for diving against Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday but he warned that over-analys(...)

Newport County’s Pádraig Amond in action during the FA Cup third round tie against  Leeds United  at Rodney Parade. Photograph:  Stu Forster/Getty Images

“Yeah, I’ve thought about that and I don’t know how it keeps happening,” says Pádraig Amond with a hint of bemusement after being asked how it is that(...)