The Exiles


League Two Newport County dumped Championship side Leeds United out of the FA Cup thanks to Shawn McCoulsky’s late header at a rocking Rodney Parade.

McCoulsky’s winner in the 89th minute was deserved reward for the home side, who were superb throughout.

Conor Shaughnessy’s own goal drew them level with 15 minutes remaining after Gaetano Berardi’s deflected ninth-minute opener for the visitors.

Leeds’ misery was completed when Samuel Saiz was sent off in time added on.

Newport’s dramatic recovery caps an incredible few months for the Exiles, who only stayed in the Football League last season with a winner in the closing stages of their final match of the campaign.

Their last-gasp heroics continued against Leeds in a win that will be remembered in south Wales for years.

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