1967–68 Newport County A.F.C. season

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Newport County
1967–68 season
Manager Leslie Graham
Fourth Division 12th
FA Cup 3rd round
League Cup 2nd round
Welsh Cup Semi-final
Top goalscorer League: Hill (13)
All: Hill (18)
Highest home attendance 17,600 vs Southampton (FA Cup, 30 Jan 1968)
Lowest home attendance 1,605 vs Exeter City (27 Apr 1968)
Average home league attendance 3,282
Home colours
Away colours

The 1967–68 season was Newport County's sixth consecutive season in the Football League Fourth Division since relegation at the end of the 1961–62 season and their 40th overall in the Football League.

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
46 16 13 17 58 63 0.92 45 11 7 5 32 22 1.45 5 6 12 26 41 0.63

Last updated: 11 May 1968.
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 H A H H A H A A H H A H A A H A A A H H A A H A H A H A H H H A A H A H A A H H A H H H A A
Result D L W W D D D W W W L L L L D L W L D L L L D L W D W W W D W L D L D W W D L L W W D W L L
Position 7 18 11 7 8 8 6 5 5 4 5 9 12 12 12 13 11 13 12 13 15 17 17 18 17 18 16 15 11 14 9 11 12 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 12 13 11 12 12

Last updated: 11 May 1968.
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
19 Aug 1967 Rochdale H 1–1 Melling 4,848
26 Aug 1967 Brentford A 1–3 Wookey 4,511
2 Sep 1967 Bradford Park Avenue H 4–0 D.Jones 2, Melling, Hill 3,700
5 Sep 1967 York City H 2–1 D.Jones, King 4,108
9 Sep 1967 Doncaster Rovers A 1–1 Hill 6,207
16 Sep 1967 Luton Town H 1–1 King 4,635
22 Sep 1967 Southend United A 2–2 King 2 15,389
25 Sep 1967 York City A 1–0 King 3,072
30 Sep 1967 Wrexham H 3–2 Melling 3 5,133
3 Oct 1967 Hartlepools United H 2–0 Melling 2 2,136
7 Oct 1967 Lincoln City A 1–2 Stark 6,689
14 Oct 1967 Halifax Town H 0–1 2,657
21 Oct 1967 Bradford City A 0–3 8,123
23 Oct 1967 Hartlepools United A 0–2 4,942
31 Oct 1967 Crewe Alexandra H 0–0 3,004
4 Nov 1967 Notts County A 1–3 D.Jones 4,456
13 Nov 1967 Bradford Park Avenue A 2–0 Stark, Thomas 2,991
18 Nov 1967 Chester A 1–2 Thomas 3,704
21 Nov 1967 Port Vale H 1–1 A.Smith 2,434
25 Nov 1967 Chesterfield H 0–3 2,343
2 Dec 1967 Exeter City A 1–2 Hill 4,208
16 Dec 1967 Rochdale A 3–4 Hill, Robinson, Buck 1,662
23 Dec 1967 Brentford H 2–2 Hill, King 2,700
26 Dec 1967 Swansea Town A 2–4 Hill, A.Jones 12,458
30 Dec 1967 Swansea Town H 3–0 A.Jones 2, Buck 6,316
20 Jan 1968 Luton Town A 1–1 Hill 10,992
6 Feb 1968 Southend United H 2–0 Hill, OG 2,850
10 Feb 1968 Wrexham A 1–0 Hill 5,544
17 Feb 1968 Barnsley H 3–0 Wookey, Buck, A.Jones 4,301
24 Feb 1968 Chester H 1–1 A.Jones 4,370
27 Feb 1968 Doncaster Rovers H 2–1 Hill, A.Jones 4,642
2 Mar 1968 Halifax Town A 1–4 King 4,336
9 Mar 1968 Workington A 1–1 A.Jones 2,838
16 Mar 1968 Bradford City H 0–3 3,017
23 Mar 1968 Crewe Alexandra A 1–1 A.Jones 4,378
30 Mar 1968 Notts County H 1–0 OG 2,040
6 Apr 1968 Port Vale A 1–0 Buck 3,607
12 Apr 1968 Aldershot A 0–0 5,411
13 Apr 1968 Lincoln City H 0–1 2,542
15 Apr 1968 Aldershot H 0–2 2,180
20 Apr 1968 Chesterfield A 2–1 Hill, A.Williams 6,200
23 Apr 1968 Darlington H 1–0 Hill 2,112
27 Apr 1968 Exeter City H 1–1 Hill 1,605
29 Apr 1968 Workington H 2–1 King 2 1,813
4 May 1968 Darlington A 0–1 3,085
11 May 1968 Barnsley A 2–4 A.Jones 2 12,092

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 1967–68 FA Cup
Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
1 18 Dec 1967 Gillingham H 3–0 Hill, A.Williams, King 2,452
2 6 Jan 1968 Guildford City A 1–0 Buck 8,774
3 27 Jan 1968 Southampton A 1–1 King 23,789
3r 30 Jan 1968 Southampton H 2–3 Hill, A.Williams 17,600

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
1 22 Aug 1967 Swindon Town A 1–1 OG 10,870
1r 29 Aug 1967 Swindon Town H 2–0 D.Jones, King 6,537
2 12 Sep 1967 Blackpool H 0–1 13,157

Welsh Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
5 3 Feb 1968 Welshpool A 4–0 Hill 2, Thomas, A.P.Jones 2,200
6 19 Feb 1968 Swansea Town H 3–1 Thomas, Hill, Buck 7,833
SF 19 Mar 1968 Hereford United H 0–1 5,100

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A GA Pts
1 Luton Town 46 27 12 7 87 44 1.977 66
2 Barnsley 46 24 13 9 68 46 1.478 61
3 Hartlepools United 46 25 10 11 60 46 1.304 60
4 Crewe Alexandra 46 20 18 8 74 49 1.510 58
5 Bradford City 46 23 11 12 72 51 1.412 57
6 Southend United 46 20 14 12 77 58 1.328 54
7 Chesterfield 46 21 11 14 71 50 1.420 53
8 Wrexham 46 20 13 13 72 53 1.358 53
9 Aldershot 46 18 17 11 70 55 1.273 53
10 Doncaster Rovers 46 18 15 13 66 56 1.179 51
11 Halifax Town 46 15 16 15 52 49 1.061 46
12 Newport County 46 16 13 17 58 63 0.921 45
13 Lincoln City 46 17 9 20 71 68 1.044 43
14 Brentford 46 18 7 21 61 64 0.953 43
15 Swansea Town 46 16 10 20 63 77 0.818 42
16 Darlington 46 12 17 17 47 53 0.887 41
17 Notts County 46 15 11 20 53 79 0.671 41
18 Port Vale 46 12 15 19 61 72 0.847 39
19 Rochdale 46 12 14 20 51 72 0.708 38
20 Exeter City 46 11 16 19 45 65 0.692 38
21 York City 46 11 14 21 65 68 0.956 36
22 Chester 46 9 14 23 57 78 0.731 32
23 Workington 46 10 11 25 54 87 0.621 31
24 Bradford Park Avenue 46 4 15 27 30 82 0.366 23

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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