Flynn (left) and Guardiola on the touchline at Rodney Parade
Regardless of happening 4-1 to Manchester Metropolis of their FA Cup fifth-round tie on Saturday, Newport County supervisor Michael Flynn nonetheless described it as a “magical” expertise for him and his gamers.
The League Two aspect had stored the Premier League champions scoreless within the first half, simply the fifth totally different workforce to stop Metropolis from discovering the again of the web within the first half of a sport this season.
Nonetheless, regardless of the guests scoring 4 occasions after the break to finish Newport’s cup run, Flynn’s aspect have nonetheless made greater than £1m from it and stored themselves firmly on the soccer map.
buzzing at half-time, particularly after watching them (towards Chelsea) final week. They have been 4-Zero up after 24 minutes towards a a lot larger membership than us.
“Attending to share the touchline with Pep Guardiola was magical for me. He stated ‘you have to be proud, you’re doing a superb job, and good luck’.
Manchester Metropolis are such a superb workforce. The gamers are full of sophistication, the supervisor is stuffed with class.