Which football club plays in amber and black, was formed in 1912 and re-formed in 1919, and experienced a life-changing upheaval in 1989? Which football club apart from Cambridge United, that is?
The answer is Newport County, or at least the Newport County that was formed after the late-80s winding-up of the famous old club that started out in the early years of the 20th century as the Newport & Monmouth County Association Football Club.
Our 1989 experience was a little less traumatic than that of the Exiles: late in the year, inspirational manager Chris Turner was mulling over a change that would eventually see John Beck take over his chair and lead the U’s on a rampage that would see them knocking on the Premier League’s door and reaching two FA Cup quarter-finals.
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