Middlesbrough manager Tony Pulis: “They were the better team, they ran all over us. It was men against boys. Forget the conditions, you have to match people and that’s the real disappointment.
A last 16 tie against Manchester City now for this seasons giant killers and on all evidence last night they will surely have their moments in that game as well.
Twins!! An apt score 2-0 as goalkeeper Joe Day had missed Newport’s past two matches as his wife was heavily pregnant with twins. With the birth apparently not imminent, Day was recalled to the side but returned to the dressing room at full-time to discover his wife had gone into labour and immediately asked permission of his manager Michael Flynn to leave and go to hospital. Flynn commented “I’ve never seen him sprint that fast”
What a story.