Accrington Stanley 0 Newport County 2: Visitors up to sixth

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Newport County strengthened their position in League Two's play-off places with a 2-0 win at Accrington Stanley on Friday.

Newport County moved up to sixth in League Two with a comfortable 2-0 win at Accrington Stanley on Friday.

After a goalless first half, Aaron O'Connor put Newport in front before Shaun Jeffers added the second deep into stoppage time.

The result puts Newport four points clear of eighth-placed Plymouth Argyle, while Accrington are 16th and without a win in seven.