1929–30 Newport County A.F.C. season

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Newport County
1929–30 season
Manager Jimmy Hindmarsh
Third Division South 18th
FA Cup 2nd round
Welsh Cup 6th round
Top goalscorer League: Martin (34)
All: Martin (37)
Highest home attendance 10,766 vs Plymouth Argyle (21 Apr 1930)
Lowest home attendance 1,991 vs Gillingham (7 Dec 1929)
Average home league attendance 3,917
Home colours
Away colours

The 1929–30 season was Newport County's 10th season in the Football League. The club finished in 18th place and along the way recorded their biggest-ever Football League victory—a 10–0 defeat of near-neighbours Merthyr Town.

Season review

League

Results summary

Note: Two points for a win

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA Ave Pts W D L GF GA Ave W D L GF GA Ave
42 12 10 20 74 85 0.87 34 9 9 3 48 29 1.66 3 1 17 26 56 0.46

Last updated: 3 May 1930.
Source: [1]

Results by round

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42
Ground A H H A A H A A H A A H A H A H H H H A A A H H H A H A H H A H A A H H A A H H A A
Result L W W L L D L L D L L D L L L D W W W L L W W D L W D D D W L D L L D W L L W L W L
Position 16 10 7 7 14 16 16 20 18 20 20 20 20 20 21 21 20 20 18 20 20 19 17 17 17 17 17 18 16 15 16 16 17 17 17 16 17 18 17 17 17 18

Last updated: 3 May 1930.
Source: [2]
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Lose; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Fixtures and results

Third Division South

Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
31 Aug 1929 Southend United A 1–2 Morris 8,186
5 Sep 1929 Swindon Town H 2–1 G.Richardson, Thomas 4,860
7 Sep 1929 Watford H 1–0 G.Richardson 4,887
9 Sep 1929 Swindon Town A 1–5 Gittins 4,952
14 Sep 1929 Coventry City A 0–2 15,456
21 Sep 1929 Clapton Orient H 0–0 4,877
25 Sep 1929 Crystal Palace A 0–1 9,445
28 Sep 1929 Brentford A 0–1 11,073
5 Oct 1929 Bristol Rovers H 2–2 Gittins, Richards 2,471
12 Oct 1929 Brighton & Hove Albion A 2–3 Riley, Morris 7,877
19 Oct 1929 Luton Town A 2–4 G.Richardson, Thomas 8,825
26 Oct 1929 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic H 1–1 Witton 3,640
2 Nov 1929 Walsall A 1–2 Morris 5,424
9 Nov 1929 Queens Park Rangers H 4–5 Martin 3, Morris 3,527
16 Nov 1929 Fulham A 1–2 Martin 28,211
23 Nov 1929 Norwich City H 4–4 Martin 2, Gittins, Thomas 2,541
7 Dec 1929 Gillingham H 5–1 Martin 3, G.Richardson, Seymour 1,991
21 Dec 1929 Exeter City H 4–1 Martin 2, Seymour, OG 2,606
25 Dec 1929 Torquay United H 2–1 Morris, Thomas 3,337
26 Dec 1929 Torquay United A 2–3 Martin, Seymour 5,928
31 Dec 1929 Northampton Town A 0–2 5,797
4 Jan 1930 Watford A 3–2 Martin 2, McKenna 5,851
18 Jan 1930 Coventry City H 4–2 Martin 3, McKenna 3,963
25 Jan 1930 Southend United H 0–0 4,945
1 Feb 1930 Brentford H 1–3 Gittins 3,827
8 Feb 1930 Bristol Rovers A 3–2 Martin 2, McKenna 5,469
22 Feb 1930 Luton Town H 0–0 3,879
1 Mar 1930 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic A 1–1 Riley 5,509
3 Mar 1930 Brighton & Hove Albion H 2–2 Martin 2 2,670
8 Mar 1930 Walsall H 3–2 Gittins, Seymour, Martin 4,260
15 Mar 1930 Queens Park Rangers A 1–4 Martin 7,926
22 Mar 1930 Fulham H 1–1 Martin 4,626
29 Mar 1930 Norwich City A 1–4 Thomas 8,473
31 Mar 1930 Clapton Orient A 1–3 Riley 2,362
5 Apr 1930 Crystal Palace H 0–0 3,324
10 Apr 1930 Merthyr Town H 10–0 Martin 5, Gittins 2, Thomas, Bagley, Lawson 1,997
12 Apr 1930 Gillingham A 0–5 2,743
18 Apr 1930 Plymouth Argyle A 1–3 Thomas 26,409
19 Apr 1930 Northampton Town H 2–1 Martin 2 3,282
21 Apr 1930 Plymouth Argyle H 0–2 10,766
26 Apr 1930 Exeter City A 4–0 Martin 3, Seymour 3,723
3 May 1930 Merthyr Town A 1–5 McKenna 1,189

FA Cup

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
1 30 Nov 1929 Kettering Town H 3–2 Morris, Thomas, Martin 3,721
2 14 Dec 1929 Walsall H 2–3 Morris, Martin 4,121

Welsh Cup

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
5 20 Mar 1930 Lovells Athletic H 3–2 Gittins, Seymour, Martin
6 12 Apr 1930 Colwyn Bay A 0–4

League table

Pos Team Pld W D L F A GA Pts
1 Plymouth Argyle 42 30 8 4 98 38 2.58 68
2 Brentford 42 28 5 9 94 44 2.14 61
3 Queens Park Rangers 42 21 9 12 80 68 1.18 51
4 Northampton Town 42 21 8 13 82 58 1.41 50
5 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 21 8 13 87 63 1.38 50
6 Coventry City 42 19 9 14 88 73 1.21 47
7 Fulham 42 18 11 13 87 83 1.05 47
8 Norwich City 42 18 10 14 88 77 1.14 46
9 Crystal Palace 42 17 12 13 81 74 1.09 46
10 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 42 15 13 14 72 61 1.18 43
11 Southend United 42 15 13 14 69 59 1.17 43
12 Clapton Orient 42 14 13 15 55 62 0.89 41
13 Luton Town 42 14 12 16 64 78 0.82 40
14 Swindon Town 42 13 12 17 73 83 0.88 38
15 Watford 42 15 8 19 60 73 0.82 38
16 Exeter City 42 12 11 19 67 73 0.92 35
17 Walsall 42 13 8 21 71 78 0.91 34
18 Newport County 42 12 10 20 74 85 0.87 34
19 Torquay United 42 10 11 21 64 94 0.68 31
20 Bristol Rovers 42 11 8 23 67 93 0.72 30
21 Gillingham 42 11 8 23 51 80 0.64 30
22 Merthyr Town 42 6 9 27 60 135 0.44 21

Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against;
GA = Goal average; Pts = Points

Key
Division Champions
Re-elected
Failed re-election

External links

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