1927–28 Newport County A.F.C. season

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Newport County
1927–28 season
Manager Jimmy Hindmarsh
Third Division South 9th
FA Cup 1st round
Welsh Cup 6th round
Top goalscorer League: Waterston (27)
All: Waterston (27)
Highest home attendance 9,600 vs Swindon Town (FA Cup, 26 Nov 1927)
Lowest home attendance 2,108 vs Exeter City (22 Mar 1928)
Average home league attendance 4,533
Home colours
Away colours

The 1927–28 season was Newport County's eighth season in the Football League, seventh season in the Third Division South and eighth season overall in the third tier.

Season review[edit]

League[edit]

Results summary[edit]

Note: Two points for a win

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA Ave Pts W D L GF GA GA W D L GF GA Ave
42 18 9 15 81 84 0.96 45 12 5 4 52 38 1.37 6 4 11 29 46 0.63

Last updated: 5 May 1928.
Source: [1]

Results by round[edit]

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 H A H A H A H A A A H H A A H H A H A H A H A H H A H A H A H A H H A
Result L W W L W W L D W D D W D L L D W W L L W D W L D W W L W L W W L L D W W D L L W L
Position 13 10 8 13 8 6 9 9 9 8 9 6 7 8 10 10 7 6 9 9 9 9 8 9 9 8 6 8 8 8 9 7 8 10 10 9 7 7 8 8 7 9

Last updated: 5 May 1928.
Source: [2]
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Lose; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Fixtures and results[edit]

Third Division South[edit]

Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
27 Aug 1927 Queens Park Rangers A 2–4 Gittins, Barratt 15,489
1 Sep 1927 Brighton & Hove Albion H 3–1 Weaver 2, Waterson 6,146
3 Sep 1927 Watford H 3–2 Gittins 2, Waterston 7,362
10 Sep 1927 Charlton Athletic A 2–3 Prichard, Weaver 7,946
14 Sep 1927 Brighton & Hove Albion A 4–1 Weaver 3, Pick 3,700
17 Sep 1927 Bristol Rovers H 3–1 Gittins, Brittan, Weaver 7,862
24 Sep 1927 Plymouth Argyle A 0–2 10,011
1 Oct 1927 Merthyr Town H 1–1 Brittan 3,147
8 Oct 1927 Walsall A 3–0 Pick 2, Weaver 11,738
15 Oct 1927 Gillingham H 1–1 Barratt 6,589
22 Oct 1927 Luton Town A 1–1 Maidment 5,192
29 Oct 1927 Brentford H 3–0 Maidment, Barratt, Weaver 5,790
5 Nov 1927 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic A 0–0 5,324
12 Nov 1927 Millwall H 1–3 Waterston 5,727
19 Nov 1927 Crystal Palace A 0–2 8,683
3 Dec 1927 Torquay United A 1–1 Waterston 3,489
17 Dec 1927 Northampton Town A 2–1 Gittins, Waterston 8,945
24 Dec 1927 Southend United H 3–2 Gittins 2, Waterston 3,837
26 Dec 1927 Swindon Town H 1–3 Young 3,610
27 Dec 1927 Swindon Town A 1–4 Waterston 9,715
7 Jan 1928 Watford A 3–2 Harper, Waterston 5,972
14 Jan 1928 Norwich City H 2–2 Waterston 2 2,875
21 Jan 1928 Charlton Athletic H 4–3 Waterston 4 3,737
28 Jan 1928 Bristol Rovers A 1–2 Gittins 4,265
4 Feb 1928 Plymouth Argyle H 1–1 Harpre 3,502
11 Feb 1928 Merthyr Town A 2–0 Gittins 2 2,229
18 Feb 1928 Walsall H 4–1 Brittan 3, Gittins 5,561
25 Feb 1928 Gillingham A 0–4 5,932
3 Mar 1928 Luton Town H 7–2 Waterston 3, Gittins 2, Harper, Pick 3,995
10 Mar 1928 Brentford A 1–3 Waterston 5,759
17 Mar 1928 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic H 4–3 Gittins 2, Waterston, Brittan 3,754
22 Mar 1928 Exeter City H 1–0 Gittins 2,108
24 Mar 1928 Millwall A 1–5 Richardson 15,558
6 Apr 1928 Queens Park Rangers H 1–6 Thomas 5,918
7 Apr 1928 Norwich City A 1–1 Thomas 7,641
9 Apr 1928 Coventry City H 3–0 Waterston 3 5,170
10 Apr 1928 Coventry City A 2–0 Waterston, Young 10,295
14 Apr 1928 Torquay United H 2–2 Waterston, Barratt 3,199
21 Apr 1928 Exeter City A 1–5 Gittins 4,912
26 Apr 1928 Crystal Palace H 0–3 2,554
28 Apr 1928 Northampton Town H 4–1 Waterston 2, Harper, Gittins 2,753
5 May 1928 Southend United A 1–5 Waterston 4,796

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 1927–28 FA Cup
Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
1 26 Nov 1927 Swindon Town H 0–1 9,600

Welsh Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
5 1 Mar 1928 Holywell H W/O
6 29 Mar 1928 Rhyl A 1–3 Barratt

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A GA Pts
1 Millwall 42 30 5 7 127 50 2.540 65
2 Northampton Town 42 23 9 10 102 64 1.594 55
3 Plymouth Argyle 42 23 7 12 85 54 1.574 53
4 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 19 10 13 81 69 1.174 48
5 Crystal Palace 42 18 12 12 79 72 1.097 48
6 Swindon Town 42 19 9 14 90 69 1.304 47
7 Southend United 42 20 6 16 80 64 1.250 46
8 Exeter City 42 17 12 13 70 60 1.167 46
9 Newport County 42 18 9 15 81 84 0.964 45
10 Queens Park Rangers 42 17 9 16 72 71 1.014 43
11 Charlton Athletic 42 15 13 14 60 70 0.857 43
12 Brentford 42 16 8 18 76 74 1.027 40
13 Luton Town 42 16 7 19 94 87 1.080 39
14 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 42 13 12 17 72 79 0.911 38
15 Watford 42 14 10 18 68 78 0.872 38
16 Gillingham 42 13 11 18 62 81 0.765 37
17 Norwich City 42 10 16 16 66 70 0.943 36
18 Walsall 42 12 9 21 75 101 0.743 33
19 Bristol Rovers 42 14 4 24 67 93 0.720 32
20 Coventry City 42 11 9 22 67 96 0.698 31
21 Merthyr Town 42 9 13 20 53 91 0.582 31
22 Torquay United 42 8 14 20 53 103 0.515 30
Key
Division Champions
Re-elected
Failed re-election

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

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