1981–82 Newport County A.F.C. season

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Newport County
1981–82 season
Chairman Richard Ford
Manager Len Ashurst
Third Division 16th
FA Cup 1st round
League Cup 2nd round
Welsh Cup 4th round
Top goalscorer League: Tynan (13)
All: Tynan (16)
Highest home attendance 5,927 vs Bristol City (30 Jan 1982)
Lowest home attendance 2,948 vs Reading (2 Jan 1982)
Average home league attendance 4,476
Home colours
Away colours

The 1981–82 season was Newport County's second consecutive season in the Third Division and their 54th season overall in the Football League.

Season review[edit]

League[edit]

Results summary[edit]

Note: Three points for a win

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
46 14 16 16 54 54 0 58 9 10 4 28 21 +7 5 6 12 26 33 −7

Last updated: 18 May 1982.
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 A A H H A H A H A H A A H H A H A H A A H A H A A H A H H A H A A A H H A H A A H H H
Result W W W L L D L D W L D D W L L L D W L D W L L D D D L W L L D D D D L W W W D L D L D W W W
Position 5 1 1 2 7 6 11 12 6 12 13 14 11 14 16 18 18 16 16 14 13 15 17 17 17 19 20 16 20 20 21 21 21 21 21 19 20 18 19 20 20 21 21 19 18 16

Last updated: 18 May 1982.
Source: [2]
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Lose; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Fixtures and results[edit]

Third Division[edit]

Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
29 Aug 1981 Chesterfield H 1–0 Johnson 5,079
4 Sep 1981 Southend United A 4–0 Aldridge, Gwyther, Tynan, Elsey 4,620
12 Sep 1981 Oxford United H 3–2 Waddle 2, Aldridge 5,293
19 Sep 1981 Bristol City A 1–2 Aldridge 7,522
23 Sep 1981 Reading A 1–2 Aldridge 4,542
26 Sep 1981 Preston North End H 1–1 OG 5,064
29 Sep 1981 Brentford H 0–1 4,028
3 Oct 1981 Lincoln City A 2–2 Tynan 2 3,351
10 Oct 1981 Doncaster Rovers H 1–0 Gwyther 4,579
17 Oct 1981 Fulham A 1–3 Tynan 3,988
20 Oct 1981 Millwall H 1–1 Goddard 4,609
24 Oct 1981 Portsmouth A 0–0 8,787
31 Oct 1981 Carlisle United H 2–0 Elsey 2 3,972
3 Nov 1981 Bristol Rovers A 0–2 6,464
7 Nov 1981 Walsall A 1–3 Oakes 4,169
14 Nov 1981 Plymouth Argyle H 0–1 4,428
28 Nov 1981 Exeter City H 1–1 Waddle 4,149
5 Dec 1981 Wimbledon A 3–2 Tynan, Elsey, Waddle 2,056
26 Dec 1981 Chester H 0–1 4,901
28 Dec 1981 Gillingham A 1–1 Moore 6,055
2 Jan 1982 Reading H 3–1 Aldridge 2, Lowndes 2,948
16 Jan 1982 Burnley A 1–2 Moore 4,716
23 Jan 1982 Chesterfield A 0–1 4,236
30 Jan 1982 Bristol City H 1–1 Vaughan 5,927
6 Feb 1982 Oxford United A 1–1 Tynan 5,653
13 Feb 1982 Lincoln City H 0–0 3,735
20 Feb 1982 Brentford A 0–2 4,297
27 Feb 1982 Doncaster Rovers A 2–0 BIshop, Aldridge 4,190
7 Mar 1982 Fulham H 1–3 Lowndes 5,178
9 Mar 1982 Millwall A 0–1 3,084
13 Mar 1982 Portsmouth H 1–1 Elsey 4,209
16 Mar 1982 Bristol Rovers H 1–1 Tynan 5,312
20 Mar 1982 Carlisle United A 2–2 Aldridge, Tynan 4,042
27 Mar 1982 Walsall H 2–2 OG, Tynan 3,484
30 Mar 1982 Huddersfield Town A 0–2 4,205
2 Apr 1982 Plymouth Argyle A 2–1 Elsey, Bishop 5,148
10 Apr 1982 Chester A 2–0 Aldridge 2 1,451
12 Apr 1982 Gillingham H 4–2 Tynan, Vaughan, Johnson, Gwyther 4,353
17 Apr 1982 Wimbledon H 0–0 3,900
24 Apr 1982 Exeter City A 0–1 3,168
1 May 1982 Burnley H 0–0 4,024
4 May 1982 Preston North End A 1–2 Vaughan 4,972
8 May 1982 Swindon Town A 1–1 Aldridge 5,676
11 May 1982 Southend United H 3–2 Tynan 2, Elsey 3,716
15 May 1982 Huddersfield Town H 1–0 Lowndes 4,169
18 May 1982 Swindon Town H 1–0 Tynan 5,906

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 1981–82 FA Cup
Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
1 21 Nov 1981 Colchester United A 0–2 3,535

Football League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance Notes
1–1 2 Sep 1981 Torquay United A 3–2 Oakes, Moore, Aldridge 2,514
1–2 15 Sep 1981 Torquay United H 0–0 4,203 3–2 agg
2–1 6 Oct 1981 Oldham Athletic A 0–1 5,507
2–2 27 Oct 1981 Oldham Athletic H 0–0 4,578 0–1 agg

Welsh Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
3 1 Dec 1981 Taff's Well H 5–0 Tynan 2, Oakes, Gwyther, Bishop 1,369
4 15 Dec 1981 Cardiff City A 1–3 Oakes 3,916

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A GA Pts
1 Burnley 46 21 17 8 66 45 +21 80
2 Carlisle United 46 23 11 12 65 50 +15 80
3 Fulham 46 21 15 10 77 51 +26 78
4 Lincoln City 46 21 14 11 66 40 +26 77
5 Oxford United 46 19 14 13 63 49 +14 71
6 Gillingham 46 20 11 15 64 56 +8 71
7 Southend United 46 18 15 13 63 51 +12 69
8 Brentford 46 19 11 16 56 47 +9 68
9 Millwall 46 18 13 15 62 62 0 67
10 Plymouth Argyle 46 18 11 17 64 56 +8 65
11 Chesterfield 46 18 10 18 57 58 −1 64
12 Reading 46 17 11 18 67 75 −8 62
13 Portsmouth 46 14 19 13 56 51 +5 61
14 Preston North End 46 16 13 17 50 56 −6 61
15 Bristol Rovers 46 18 9 19 58 65 −7 61
16 Newport County 46 14 16 16 54 54 0 58
17 Huddersfield Town 46 15 12 19 64 59 +5 57
18 Exeter City 46 16 9 21 71 85 −14 57
19 Doncaster Rovers 46 13 17 16 55 68 −13 56
20 Walsall 46 13 14 19 51 55 −4 53
21 Wimbledon 46 14 11 21 61 75 −14 53
22 Swindon Town 46 13 13 20 55 71 −16 52
23 Bristol City 46 11 13 22 41 65 −24 46
24 Chester 46 7 11 28 36 78 −42 32
Key
Division Champions
Promoted
Relegated

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