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20 September 2019

The latest news from League Two....


Michael Flynn To Stay At Newport 

After talks with Lincoln City about their vacant managerial position, Michael Flynn has decided to stay at Newport County. 

Flynn has taken Newport from almost certain relegation to the play-off final in two seasons meaning the manager, 38, has been linked with several jobs. 

Flynn said: "There was an approach over the weekend, the club gave me permission to speak to them, I spoke to them and I made the decision that I've got a job to do here and that was that 

"It's always flattering that you're wanted by people because it goes to show you're doing a good job and I think you've seen the players' reaction tonight that they're comfortable with the decision I've made. 


Exeter Beat Vale To Stay Top 

Late goals from Exeter secured a 2-0 win at St. James Park, meaning they’ve increase their lead at the top of the table to three points. 

Ryan Bowman scored in the 81st minute when he reacted to a spilled shot by Scott Brown to open the scoring. 

Exeter’s lead was then doubled in the 89th minute, as Lee Martin’s shot was deflected off Kieran Kennedy into the net. 

Crewe sit in second place on eighteen points, as they look to chase down the front runners. 


Mark Sampson Denies Racism Allegations

The former England Women boss was named the manager of Stevenage on a temporary basis on the 8th September. 

Sampson was accused of using racially discriminatory language towards a coach who lost his job at the club, but insists the allegations of racism against him “are untrue”. 

Sampson said: "I am fully aware there has been an allegation made and I have contributed already to a club investigation and I intend to contribute fully to an FA investigation. 

"The allegation is untrue. There are four independent witnesses who confirm that is the case. 

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