Rodney Parade has been the home of Newport Country AFC since 2012 after it was decided that the previous home Spytty Stadium was no longer met the Football Club’s requirements. By moving to Rodney Parade, Newport County AFC is now ground-sharing with Newport RFC, who has been using the stadium since the 1800s and Newport Gwent Dragons. Rodney Parade’s history is a long one. In fact, the stadium is one of the oldest venues currently used in the Football League. It was the forst stadium in Wales to install floodlights. In October 1879, the stadium made history by hosting the first floodlit. a rugby match in Wales when Newport RFC faced Cardiff RFC.
Location: Rodney Road, Newport, United Kingdom
Public Transport: New Railway Station. The station is situated around a quarter of a mile away from the stadium and it is a relatively short walk.
County fans will remember “The Shed” (a covered terrace stand running in the length of the pitch) fondly as its shape and corigated walls and roof helped up the level of noise created inside the ground and led to a fantastic atmosphere. With the occasional pre-season match as wel as Wales Youth and Women’s international games now held at the stadium, County fans still have the chance to watch some football at Spytty. Also Newport City play League matches at the ground every other weekend. Als the Club Offices and Training Base are located at Spytty Park.