Comeback Kings

Stevenage  3 – 3  Newport County

Shawn McClousky’s shot rockets towards the goal for the equaliser. Picture : Gareth Everett

County staged another comeback to level the match and return home with a point, a story reminiscent of last seasons exploits.

It took susbstitute Shawn McCoulsky to score in injury time to save County’s blushes after they had gone 3 – 1 down earlier in the match.

Frank Nouble turns the ball into the net to score goal. Picture : Gareth Everett

Frank Nouble had levelled the score in the 55th minute but Stevenage took the lead again with a penalty after Scot Bennett fouled Luke Wilkinson in the area.

Newport went further behind in the 72 minute when Danny Newton slotted home the ball after a failed shot by Dale Gorman.

Five minutes later Mickey Demetriou gave his team hope with a blistering shot into the top of the net.

Shawn McClousky celebrates his equaliser. Picture : Gareth Everett

It was left to replacement Shawn McCoulsky to get the equaliser, putting the ball away after a failed attempt to clear the ball.

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