Newport County on the eve made a historic achievement. The club, playing in the English fourth division, and only once managed to overcome the fourth round of the Aanglia Cup (already in the season 1948/49), unexpectedly passed the senior division of Middlesbrough.
Outsider won 2-0 at home and advanced to the fifth round. There, the County will play against the champion of England Manchester City.
One of the heroes of the meeting was Newport keeper Joe Dey who kept his goal intact. But he did not like the moment of glory, and quickly left the field – the fact is that the owner's wife gave birth to twins and Day rushed to stay with her.
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