League Two play-off final: Newport County v Tranmere Rovers – BBC Sport

League Two play-off final: Newport County v Tranmere Rovers - BBC Sport

City youngsters set for play-off final showdown

City youngsters Tyreeq Bakinson and Jonny Smith are set to go head to head in this weekends promotion showdown at Wembley.

Both have spent the season on loan (Bakinson at Newport County, Smith at Tranmere Rovers) with both teams set to clash in the League Two play-off final.

Watch Newport County AFCs League Two play-off final live on the big screen at Rodney Parade

Its been a season of memories for Bakinson, who was voted the Exiles Young Player of the Year. He scored one goal and laid on six assists in an encouraging season where he faced treble winners Manchester City in the Carabao Cup.

Wide man Smith also made 40 appearances for the Whites, scoring five goals and assists. He played his part in Rovers run to the Emirates FA Cup third round where they played UEFA Champions League finalists Tottenham Hotspur.

Fans can watch Newport County AFCs quest for Wembley glory tomorrow live on a big screen at Rodney Parade

FANS of Newport County AFC who are not heading to Wembley will be able to watch the Sky Bet League Two play-off final drama unfold live on the big screen at Rodney Parade.

The match – County take on Tranmere Rovers – will be screened live at the ground, with kick-off at 3pm, and admission will be free on a first come, first served basis from 1pm, via the Corporation Road, Gate 6 entrance.

Up to 12,000 fans will follow the Exiles to Wembley tomorrow, but Countys chief of operations Guy Price said it is important to give those who cannot make the trip the chance to enjoy the action in a communal setting.

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