Date and kick-off time confirmed for Newport Carabao Cup tie

21st August 2020
First team
Rodney Parade

Swansea City’s Carabao Cup first-round tie against Newport County at Rodney Parade will take place on Saturday, September 5 (3pm).

Steve Cooper’s side have been handed a Welsh derby in their first competitive fixture of the new season as they take on Michael Flynn’s League Two Exiles.

The Swansea and Newport senior sides last met in an FA Cup tie in November 2006, with the Swans emerging 3-1 winners.

Swansea's under-21 side also won their EFL Trophy games against Newport in 2016 and 2017, claiming a pair of 2-1 victories.