1930–31 Newport County A.F.C. season

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Newport County
1930–31 season
Manager Jimmy Hindmarsh
Third Division South 21st (not re-elected)
FA Cup 2nd round
Welsh Cup 5th round
Top goalscorer League: Pearce (21)
All: Pearce (26)
Highest home attendance 5,245 vs Notts County (18 Oct 1930)
Lowest home attendance 1,116 vs Norwich City (18 Dec 1930)
Average home league attendance 2,880
Home colours
Away colours

The 1930–31 season was Newport County's 11th season in the Football League. The club finished in 21st place and were not re-elected for the following season.

Season review[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 Ave W D L GF GA Ave
42 11 6 25 69 111 0.62 28 10 5 6 45 31 1.45 1 1 19 24 80 0.30

Last updated: 2 May 1931.
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 H A A A H H A H A H H A H A H A A H A H A A H A H H A H A A H A H A H A A H H A H H
Result W L L L L L L W L D L L W D L L L W L W L L W L D W L W L L L L W W D L L W L L D D
Position 5 14 18 21 22 22 22 22 22 21 21 22 21 20 21 21 22 20 22 21 22 22 21 22 21 20 20 20 20 22 22 22 21 21 21 21 22 21 21 22 22 21

Last updated: 2 May 1931.
Source: [2]
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Fixtures and results[edit]

Third Division South[edit]

Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
30 Aug 1930 Torquay United H 2–1 Riley, Mason 3,905
3 Sep 1930 Clapton Orient A 1–3 Welsh 5,505
6 Sep 1930 Northampton Town A 0–1 13,239
10 Sep 1930 Gillingham A 1–4 Thomas 3,181
13 Sep 1930 Brentford H 0–2 2,758
15 Sep 1930 Gillingham H 1–3 Wheeler 3,181
20 Sep 1930 Crystal Palace A 1–7 Davies 12,625
27 Sep 1930 Southend United H 3–1 Davies 2, Thomas 2,711
4 Oct 1930 Luton Town A 1–3 Gittins 8,097
11 Oct 1930 Bristol Rovers H 1–1 Seymour 3,951
18 Oct 1930 Notts County H 2–3 Seymour 2 5,245
25 Oct 1930 Watford A 2–6 Pearce 2 6,214
1 Nov 1930 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic H 7–3 Seymour 3, Pearce 3, Davies 2,827
8 Nov 1930 Swindon Town A 4–4 Pearce 2, Hickie, Davies 4,808
15 Nov 1930 Fulham H 1–3 Pearce 4,082
22 Nov 1930 Coventry City A 4–6 Pearce 2, Hickie, Gittins 8,276
6 Dec 1930 Queens Park Rangers A 1–7 Davies 6,566
18 Dec 1930 Norwich City H 3–0 Pearce 2, Gittins 1,116
20 Dec 1930 Thames A 1–3 Pearce 816
25 Dec 1930 Exeter City H 4–0 Pearce 2, Gittins, Davies 3,264
26 Dec 1930 Exeter City A 0–3 9,548
27 Dec 1930 Torquay United A 0–3 4,561
3 Jan 1931 Northampton Town H 5–2 Pearce 2, Gittins, Brown, Bagley 2,977
17 Jan 1931 Brentford A 2–3 Brown, Thomas 7,170
22 Jan 1931 Walsall H 1–1 Witton 2,125
26 Jan 1931 Crystal Palace H 2–1 Gittins 2 1,967
31 Jan 1931 Southend United A 2–6 Witton 2 5,506
7 Feb 1931 Luton Town H 3–1 Glidden 2, Witton 2,826
14 Feb 1931 Bristol Rovers A 0–2 8,160
21 Feb 1931 Notts County A 0–5 11,913
28 Feb 1931 Watford H 0–2 2,310
7 Mar 1931 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic A 2–4 Seymour, Brown 3,091
14 Mar 1931 Swindon Town H 3–1 Gittins 2, Pearce 2,872
21 Mar 1931 Fulham A 1–0 Gittins 10,124
28 Mar 1931 Coventry City H 1–1 Gittins 2,950
3 Apr 1931 Brighton & Hove Albion A 0–5 5,992
4 Apr 1931 Walsall A 0–1 3,321
6 Apr 1931 Brighton & Hove Albion H 2–0 Gittins, Thomas 3,346
11 Apr 1931 Queens Park Rangers H 2–3 Pearce 2 2,899
18 Apr 1931 Norwich City A 1–4 Pearce 4,563
25 Apr 1931 Thames H 1–1 Bagley 1,309
2 May 1931 Clapton Orient H 1–1 Gittins 1,873

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 1930–31 FA Cup
Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
1 29 Nov 1930 Dulwich Hamlet A 2–2 Pearce 2 7,500
1r 4 Dec 1930 Dulwich Hamlet H 4–1 Davies, Pearce, Brown, Bagley 4,500
2 13 Dec 1930 Walsall A 0–4 7,676

Welsh Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
5 26 Feb 1931 Shrewsbury Town A 2–5 Pearce 2 3,000

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A GA Pts
1 Notts County 42 24 11 7 97 46 2.109 59
2 Crystal Palace 42 22 7 13 107 71 1.507 51
3 Brentford 42 22 6 14 90 64 1.406 50
4 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 17 15 10 68 53 1.283 49
5 Southend United 42 22 5 15 76 60 1.267 49
6 Northampton Town 42 18 12 12 77 59 1.305 48
7 Luton Town 42 19 8 15 76 51 1.490 46
8 Queens Park Rangers 42 20 3 19 82 75 1.093 43
9 Fulham 42 18 7 17 77 75 1.027 43
10 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 42 15 13 14 72 73 0.986 43
11 Torquay United 42 17 9 16 80 84 0.952 43
12 Swindon Town 42 18 6 18 89 94 0.947 42
13 Exeter City 42 17 8 17 84 90 0.933 42
14 Coventry City 42 16 9 17 75 65 1.154 41
15 Bristol Rovers 42 16 8 18 75 92 0.815 40
16 Gillingham 42 14 10 18 61 76 0.803 38
17 Walsall 42 14 9 19 78 95 0.821 37
18 Watford 42 14 7 21 72 75 0.960 35
19 Clapton Orient 42 14 7 21 63 91 0.692 35
20 Thames 42 13 8 21 54 93 0.581 34
21 Newport County 42 11 6 25 69 111 0.622 28
22 Norwich City 42 10 8 24 47 76 0.618 28

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

Election[edit]

Votes Club Fate
38 Norwich City Re-elected to the League
25 Mansfield Town Elected to the League
19 Newport County Not re-elected to the League
14 Aldershot Not elected to the League
2 Merthyr Town Not elected to the League
0 Llanelly Not elected to the League

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