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Newport County sack Westley

Newport County have sacked manager Graham Westley, five months after he was put in charge.

Mike Flynn, currently a coach at the club, will take charge of the team for the rest of the 2016-17 season.

The club are currently 11 points from safety at the bottom of the Football League with 12 matches remaining.

A club statement said: "The board of directors would like to place on record its thanks to Graham and Dino for their hard work in challenging circum­stances. Graham has worked extremely hard in improving standards throughout the club."

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