1995–96 Newport A.F.C. season

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Newport
1995–96 season
Manager Graham Rogers
Southern League Premier 14th
FA Cup 3rd qualifying round
FA Trophy 2nd round
Southern League Cup 4th round
Top goalscorer League: D.Webley (17)
All: D.Webley (18)
Highest home attendance 1,816 vs Merthyr Tydfil (FA Cup, 24 Sep 1995)
Lowest home attendance 504 vs Atherstone United (3 Apr 1996)
Average home league attendance 878
Home colours
Away colours

The 1995–96 season was Newport's first season in the Southern League Premier Division. They finished the season in 14th position.

Season review[edit]

League[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 13 13 16 53 59 −6 52 5 7 9 30 29 +1 8 6 7 23 30 −7

Last updated: 4 May 1996.
Source: [1]

Fixtures and results[edit]

Southern League Premier[edit]

Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
19 Aug 1995 VS Rugby A 3–1 W.Foley 2, D.Webley 648
23 Aug 1995 Gloucester City H 1–0 N.Vaughan 1,524
26 Aug 1995 Stafford Rangers H 2–1 S.Lowndes, D.Webley 1,279
28 Aug 1995 Dorchester Town A 3–0 M.Tucker, M.Spencer, D.Webley 944
2 Sep 1995 Cambridge City A 1–0 D.Webley 495
6 Sep 1995 Worcester City H 1–1 M.Tucker 1,407
16 Sep 1995 Sudbury Town A 1–3 M.Tucker 454
19 Sep 1995 Gloucester City A 1–1 J.Donovan 1,412
30 Sep 1995 Gresley Rovers A 3–1 M.Tucker 3 788
14 Oct 1995 Halesowen Town A 1–3 L.Jones 855
21 Oct 1995 VS Rugby H 5–2 M.Spencer, C.Williams 2, K.Rogers, D.Webley 921
25 Oct 1995 Dorchester Town H 3–2 S.Lowndes, D.Webley, C.Williams 1,077
28 Oct 1995 Crawley Town A 0–0 853
11 Nov 1995 Cheltenham Town A 0–2 1,092
13 Nov 1995 Worcester City A 0–2 1,501
18 Nov 1995 Chelmsford City H 1–2 S.Williams 896
2 Dec 1995 Burton Albion H 0–1 817
9 Dec 1995 Ilkeston Town A 1–1 L.Jones 564
16 Dec 1995 Gresley Rovers H 0–1 655
6 Jan 1996 Stafford Rangers A 1–6 D.Webley 634
13 Jan 1996 Crawley Town H 1–1 D.Webley 827
17 Feb 1996 Sudbury Town H 5–1 M.Tucker 3, D.Webley, R.Nicholls 576
24 Feb 1996 Rushden & Diamonds H 1–1 D.Webley 1,170
28 Feb 1996 Salisbury City A 3–1 D.Webley 2, D.Porretta 340
2 Mar 1996 Atherstone United A 0–0 328
9 Mar 1996 Cambridge City H 1–2 M.Tucker 828
16 Mar 1996 Baldock Town A 2–1 S.Lowndes, D.Webley 307
18 Mar 1996 Cheltenham Town H 2–3 D.Webley, S.Lowndes 646
23 Mar 1996 Gravesend & Northfleet H 0–1 777
27 Mar 1996 Ilkeston Town H 2–3 R.Nicholls, L.Brown 542
30 Mar 1996 Hastings Town A 1–1 D.Webley 463
31 Mar 1996 Chelmsford City A 0–0 804
3 Apr 1996 Atherstone United H 1–2 D.Porretta 504
6 Apr 1996 Salisbury City H 1–1 R.Nicholls 648
8 Apr 1996 Merthyr Tydfil A 1–0 M.Tucker 735
13 Apr 1996 Rushden & Diamonds A 0–3 2,914
16 Apr 1996 Gravesend & Northfleet A 0–4 449
20 Apr 1996 Baldock Town H 1–1 D.Webley 724
24 Apr 1996 Merthyr Tydfil H 0–0 839
27 Apr 1996 Burton Albion A 1–0 D.Webley 599
28 Apr 1996 Hastings Town H 1–1 L.Brown 611
4 May 1996 Halesowen Town H 1–2 L.Brown 1,182

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 1995–96 FA Cup
Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
1Q 9 Sep 1995 Brockenhurst H 5–0 S.Lowndes, M.Tucker 2, N.Vaughan, R.John 1,011
2Q 24 Sep 1995 Merthyr Tydfil H 3–3 M.Tucker, L.Jones, C.Williams 1,816
2Qr 26 Sep 1995 Merthyr Tydfil A 2–1 M.Tucker, L.Jones 887
3Q 7 Oct 1995 Trowbridge Town A 0–2 623

FA Trophy[edit]

Main article: 1995–96 FA Trophy
Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
2Q 4 Nov 1995 Fleet Town H 2–1 C.Evans 2 679
3Q 26 Nov 1995 Grays Athletic H 1–0 L.Jones 679
1 20 Jan 1996 Chelmsford City A 1–0 C.Evans 1,121
2 10 Feb 1996 Carshalton Athletic A 1–2 M.Tucker 682

Southern League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
1–1 22 Nov 1995 Merthyr Tydfil H 2–1 B.Dowd, L.Hall 572
1–2 28 Nov 1995 Merthyr Tydfil A 1–1 L.Jones (P) 347
2 6 Dec 1995 Forest Green Rovers A 4–2 M.Price, L.Jones (P), C.Williams 2 185
3 10 Jan 1996 Waterlooville H 1–0 S.Lowndes 418
4 26 Feb 1996 Salisbury City H 1–2 D.Webley 541

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A GD Pts Notes
1 Rushden & Diamonds 42 29 7 6 99 41 +58 94 Promoted to Football Conference
2 Halesowen Town 42 27 11 4 70 36 +34 92
3 Cheltenham Town 42 21 11 10 76 57 +19 74
4 Gloucester City 42 21 8 13 65 47 +18 71
5 Gresley Rovers 42 20 10 12 70 58 +12 70
6 Worcester City 42 19 12 11 61 43 +18 69
7 Merthyr Tydfil 42 19 6 17 67 59 +8 63
8 Hastings Town 42 16 13 13 68 56 +12 61
9 Crawley Town 42 15 13 14 57 56 +1 58
10 Sudbury Town 42 15 10 17 69 71 −2 55
11 Gravesend & Northfleet 42 15 10 17 60 62 −2 55
12 Chelmsford City 42 13 16 13 46 53 −7 55
13 Dorchester Town 42 15 8 19 62 57 +5 53
14 Newport 42 13 13 16 53 59 −6 52
15 Salisbury City 42 14 10 18 57 69 −12 52
16 Burton Albion 42 13 12 17 55 56 −1 51
17 Atherstone United 42 12 12 18 58 75 −17 48
18 Baldock Town 42 11 14 17 51 56 −5 47
19 Cambridge City 42 12 10 20 56 68 −12 46
20 Ilkeston Town 42 11 10 21 53 87 −34 43 Relegated
21 Stafford Rangers 42 11 4 27 58 90 −32 37 Relegated
22 VS Rugby 42 5 10 27 37 92 −55 25 Relegated

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