1990–91 Newport A.F.C. season

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Newport
1990–91 season
Manager John Relish
Southern League Midland 7th
FA Trophy 2nd round
Southern League Cup 1st round
Welsh Cup 4th round
Top goalscorer League: C.Lilygreen (16)
All: C.Lilygreen (22)
Highest home attendance 2,271 vs Redditch United (22 Aug 1990)
Lowest home attendance 502 vs Alvechurch (15 Dec 1990)
Average home league attendance 935
Home colours
Away colours

The 1990–91 season was the first season played in the Southern League since Newport County had last competed in the 1931–32 season. Newport returned to their traditional Somerton Park home after the previous season's groundshare at Moreton-in-Marsh.

Season review[edit]

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
42 19 6 17 54 46 +8 63 10 3 8 28 24 +4 9 3 9 26 22 +4

Last updated: 5 May 1991.
Source: []

Fixtures and results[edit]

Southern League Midland[edit]

Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
18 Aug 1990 Leicester United A 2–0 S.Doughty 2 548
22 Aug 1990 Redditch United H 0–1 2,271
25 Aug 1990 King's Lynn H 1–3 C.Lilygreen 1,573
27 Aug 1990 Racing Club Warwick A 3–1 S.Doughty, C.Lilygreen 2 353
8 Sep 1990 Spalding United A 0–0 343
12 Sep 1990 Stroud H 0–1 1,646
15 Sep 1990 Dudley Town A 0–1 382
29 Sep 1990 Racing Club Warwick H 1–2 D.Jarvis 745
13 Oct 1990 Willenhall Town A 1–1 M.Price 268
27 Oct 1990 Bilston Town H 1–0 S.Doughty 706
10 Nov 1990 Nuneaton Borough A 1–2 C.Lilygreen 958
24 Nov 1990 Hinckley Town H 0–3 650
1 Dec 1990 Hednesford Town A 1–3 M.Price 410
4 Dec 1990 Redditch United A 0–1 312
15 Dec 1990 Alvechurch H 1–1 M.Price 502
22 Dec 1990 Bedworth United A 2–4 N.Parselle, D.Jarvis 302
29 Dec 1990 Dudley Town H 0–1 608
5 Jan 1991 Grantham Town A 2–0 J.Hawkins 2 174
12 Jan 1991 Leicester United H 2–1 J.Hawkins, C.Lilygreen 851
26 Jan 1991 Willenhall Town H 3–2 C.Lilygreen 2, W.Foley 607
2 Feb 1991 Alvechurch A 0–0 297
16 Feb 1991 Sutton Coldfield Town H 2–1 D.Jarvis, A.Ellis 542
20 Feb 1991 Corby Town H 1–2 C.Lilygreen 664
23 Feb 1991 Grantham Town H 1–3 C.Lilygreen 736
26 Feb 1991 Stroud A 1–0 W.Foley 240
2 Mar 1991 Nuneaton Borough H 4–1 C.Lilygreen, D.Jarvis, J.Prew, W.Foley 619
9 Mar 1991 Tamworth H 1–1 C.Lilygreen 1,045
13 Mar 1991 Barry Town H 1–0 M.Price 1,410
16 Mar 1991 Hinckley Town A 1–0 D.Jarvis 220
23 Mar 1991 Hednesford Town H 0–0 980
30 Mar 1991 Stourbridge A 0–2 557
23 Mar 1991 Barry Town A 0–1 933
1 Apr 1991 Bridgnorth Town H 4–1 M.Price 2, S.Doughty, P.Green 705
6 Apr 1991 Stourbridge H 1–0 P.Green 710
10 Apr 1991 Spalding United H 2–0 M.Price, S.Sherlock 1,024
13 Apr 1991 Sutton Coldfield Town A 2–0 C.Lilygreen, S.Doughty 314
16 Apr 1991 Tamworth A 4–1 M.Price, C.Lilygreen 2, P.Green 1,079
23 Apr 1991 Bilston Town A 2–1 P.Green, J.Prew 207
27 Apr 1991 Corby Town A 1–2 C.Lilygreen 484
28 Apr 1991 King's Lynn A 1–2 S.Doughty 399
30 Apr 1991 Bridgnorth Town A 2–0 N.Parselle, P.Green 275
4 May 1991 Bedworth United H 2–0 C.Lilygreen, P.Green 1,044

FA Trophy[edit]

Main article: 1990–91 FA Trophy
Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
1 22 Sep 1990 Weston-super-Mare A 0–0 494
1r 26 Sep 1990 Weston-super-Mare H 3–1 C.Lilygreen 2, D.Jarvis 1,011
2 20 Oct 1990 Stroud H 0–3 886

Southern League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
1 15 Oct 1990 Worcester City H 0–0 690
1r 29 Oct 1990 Worcester City A 3–4 P.Collicutt, N.Parselle, M.Price 1,378

Welsh Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
1 1 Sep 1990 Pontlottyn Blast Furnace A 9–0 S.Doughty, C.Lilygreen 2, A.Ellis, J.Hawkins 2, S.Rowberry, R.Smith, B. Preece 420
2 6 Oct 1990 Pembroke Borough H 3–0 C.Lilygreen, K.Stroud 2 514
3 6 Nov 1990 Cardiff Corinthians A 3–0 M.Price, C.Lilygreen 2 701
4 19 Jan 1991 Colwyn Bay H 0–1 813

Hellenic League Cup[edit]

The previous season's Hellenic League Cup final in May ended in a 1–1 draw. The replay wasn't played until August, after the next season had already begun and Newport had been promoted to the Southern League.

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance Notes
Fr 30 Aug 1990 Abingdon United N 1–0 R.Painter 521 Played at Hounslow

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A GD Pts Notes
1 Stourbridge 42 28 6 8 80 48 +32 90 Champions, not promoted
2 Corby Town 42 27 4 11 99 48 +51 85 Promoted to Premier Division
3 Hednesford Town 42 25 7 10 79 47 +32 82
4 Tamworth 42 25 5 12 84 45 +39 80
5 Nuneaton Borough 42 21 11 10 74 51 +23 70 Four points deducted*
6 Barry Town 42 20 7 15 61 48 +13 67
7 Newport 42 19 6 17 54 46 +8 63
8 King's Lynn 42 17 9 16 53 62 −9 60
9 Grantham Town 42 17 7 18 62 56 +6 58
10 Redditch United 42 16 10 16 66 75 −9 58
11 Hinckley Town 42 16 9 17 72 68 +4 57
12 Sutton Coldfield Town 42 15 11 16 56 65 −9 56
13 Bedworth United 42 15 9 18 57 73 −16 54
14 Bilston Town 42 14 9 19 69 79 −10 51
15 Leicester United 42 14 10 18 65 77 −12 51 One point deducted
16 Racing Club Warwick 42 12 13 17 56 65 −9 49
17 Bridgnorth Town 42 13 9 20 62 74 −12 48
18 Stroud 42 11 14 17 51 64 −13 47
19 Dudley Town 42 11 13 18 48 73 −25 46
20 Alvechurch 42 10 8 24 54 92 −38 38
21 Willenhall Town 42 10 10 22 58 69 −11 37 Three points deducted, relegated
22 Spalding United 42 8 9 25 35 70 −35 33 Relegated

*Nuneaton Borough had four points deducted for fielding an ineligible player
Leicester United had one point deducted for fielding an ineligible player
Willenhall Town had three points deducted for fielding an ineligible player

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