1964–65 Newport County A.F.C. season

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Newport County
1964–65 season
Manager Billy Lucas
Fourth Division 16th
FA Cup 3rd round
League Cup 1st round
Welsh Cup 5th round
Top goalscorer League: Sheffield (27)
All: Sheffield (29)
Highest home attendance 13,118 vs Reading (FA Cup, 11 Jan 1965)
Lowest home attendance 2,421 vs Bradford City (19 Mar 1964)
Average home league attendance 4,008
Home colours
Away colours

The 1964–65 season was Newport County's third consecutive season in the Football League Fourth Division since relegation at the end of the 1961–62 season and their 37th overall in the Football League.

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 Ave W D L GF GA Ave
46 17 8 21 85 81 1.05 42 14 5 4 54 26 2.08 3 3 17 31 55 0.56

Last updated: 24 Apr 1965.
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 43 44 45 46
Ground A A H H A H H A A H H A A A H H A A H H A A H H A H H A H H A H A H A A A H A H H A A H H A
Result W D D D L D W L D W W L L W L W L L W D L D W W L L W L W L L W L D W L L W L L W L L W W L
Position 1 4 8 3 11 10 7 9 10 8 5 9 12 10 10 8 8 10 7 9 10 9 8 8 8 12 11 13 12 14 14 14 14 12 13 13 14 12 14 14 14 15 15 15 14 16

Last updated: 24 Apr 1965.
Source: [2]
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Fixtures and results[edit]

Fourth Division[edit]

Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
22 Aug 1964 Darlington A 1–0 Sheffield 4,702
26 Aug 1964 Crewe Alexandra A 1–1 Singer 4,830
29 Aug 1964 Tranmere Rovers H 1–1 Singer 5,600
31 Aug 1964 Crewe Alexandra H 2–2 Smith, Sheffield 5,600
5 Sep 1964 Wrexham A 2–4 Sheffield, Singer 6,546
7 Sep 1964 Brighton & Hove Albion H 1–1 Sheffield 6,119
12 Sep 1964 Southport H 5–0 Sheffield 2, Singer 2, Morgan 4,075
15 Sep 1964 Brighton & Hove Albion A 0–1 13,980
19 Sep 1964 Bradford Park Avenue A 2–2 Smith, Sheffield 8,003
26 Sep 1964 Aldershot H 2–1 Morgan 2 4,242
28 Sep 1964 Notts County H 3–1 Sheffield 3 5,802
3 Oct 1964 Doncaster Rovers A 0–1 14,402
8 Oct 1964 Notts County A 0–1 6,137
10 Oct 1964 Barrow A 4–1 Morgan 2, Sheffield, Swindells 2,718
12 Oct 1964 Halifax Town H 0–2 5,315
17 Oct 1964 Hartlepools United H 2–0 Morgan, Sheffield 3,582
19 Oct 1964 Halifax Town A 0–2 3,154
24 Oct 1964 Rochdale A 0–2 4,283
26 Oct 1964 Lincoln City H 7–0 Morgan 5, Smith, Hill 4,300
31 Oct 1964 Millwall H 2–2 Swindells, Reece 5,392
7 Nov 1964 Bradford City A 0–1 3,751
21 Nov 1964 Torquay United A 2–2 Morgan, Sheffield 4,159
28 Nov 1964 Stockport County H 2–0 Sheffield 2 3,815
12 Dec 1964 Darlington H 2–1 Morgan, Swindells 3,023
18 Dec 1964 Tranmere Rovers A 2–3 Rathbone, Sheffield 7,080
26 Dec 1964 Oxford United H 0–3 6,730
2 Jan 1964 Wrexham H 2–0 Rathbone, Sheffield 3,960
16 Jan 1964 Southport A 3–5 McCole 2, Reece 7,685
23 Jan 1964 Bradford Park Avenue H 4–3 Reece 2, Smith, Sheffield 3,417
30 Jan 1964 Chester H 0–1 3,219
6 Feb 1964 Aldershot A 1–2 Hill 4,101
13 Feb 1964 Doncaster Rovers H 1–0 Morgan 2,605
17 Feb 1964 Oxford United A 1–4 Sheffield 6,775
20 Feb 1964 Barrow H 2–2 Rowland, Reece 2,057
27 Feb 1964 Hartlepools United A 4–2 Morgan 2, Reece 2 6,375
1 Mar 1964 York City A 1–5 Pugh 5,773
13 Mar 1964 Millwall A 0–4 6,705
19 Mar 1964 Bradford City H 4–2 Hill, Morgan, Sheffield, Reece 2,421
26 Mar 1964 Chester A 3–4 Sheffield 2, Hill 5,843
29 Mar 1964 Rochdale H 2–3 Hill, Sheffield 2,761
3 Apr 1964 Torquay United H 4–0 Sheffield 3, Smith 3,020
10 Apr 1964 Stockport County A 0–2 4,497
16 Apr 1964 Chesterfield A 1–2 Hill 7,390
17 Apr 1964 York City H 2–0 Reece, Sheffield 2,329
19 Apr 1964 Chesterfield H 4–1 Rathbone, Smith, Reynolds, OG 2,801
24 Apr 1964 Lincoln City A 3–4 Walters, Rowland, Reynolds 2,296

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 1964–65 FA Cup
Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
1 14 Nov 1964 Spalding United H 5–3 Swindells 2, Morgan, Frowen, Reece 4,115
2 5 Dec 1964 Mansfield Town H 3–0 Sheffield 2, Smith 5,304
3 9 Jan 1965 Reading A 2–2 Swindelss, Reece 11,998
3r 11 Jan 1965 Reading H 0–1 13,118

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
1 2 Sep 1964 Notts County A 2–3 Pring, OG 2,881

Welsh Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
5 18 Jan 1965 Swansea Town H 2–3 Morgan, McCole 5,496

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A GA Pts
1 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 26 11 9 102 57 1.789 63
2 Millwall 46 23 16 7 78 45 1.733 62
3 York City 46 28 6 12 91 56 1.625 62
4 Oxford United 46 23 15 8 87 44 1.977 61
5 Tranmere Rovers 46 27 6 13 99 56 1.768 60
6 Rochdale 46 22 14 10 74 53 1.396 58
7 Bradford Park Avenue 46 20 17 9 86 62 1.387 57
8 Chester 46 25 6 15 119 81 1.469 56
9 Doncaster Rovers 46 20 11 15 84 72 1.167 51
10 Crewe Alexandra 46 18 13 15 90 81 1.111 49
11 Torquay United 46 21 7 18 70 70 1.000 49
12 Chesterfield 46 20 8 18 58 70 0.829 48
13 Notts County 46 15 14 17 61 73 0.836 44
14 Wrexham 46 17 9 20 84 92 0.913 43
15 Hartlepools United 46 15 13 18 61 85 0.718 43
16 Newport County 46 17 8 21 85 81 1.049 42
17 Darlington 46 18 6 22 84 87 0.966 42
18 Aldershot 46 15 7 24 64 84 0.762 37
19 Bradford City 46 12 8 26 70 88 0.795 32
20 Southport 46 8 16 22 58 89 0.652 32
21 Barrow 46 12 6 28 59 105 0.562 30
22 Lincoln City 46 11 6 29 58 99 0.586 28
23 Halifax Town 46 11 6 29 54 103 0.524 28
24 Stockport County 46 10 7 29 44 87 0.506 27

P = 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
Promoted
Re-elected
Failed re-election

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