Newport County are a football team based in the city of Newport. They currently play in the English Conference South. They were founded in 1912 and joined the Football League's new Third Division in 1920.
Newport were Welsh Cup winners in 1980 and subsequently reached the quarter finals of the European Cup Winners' Cup, but were relegated from the Football League in 1988. They failed to see out their first Conference season and went out of business in February 1989, but were reformed three months later.