1998–99 Newport A.F.C. season

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Newport
1998–99 season
Manager Tim Harris
Southern League Midland 2nd (promoted)
FA Cup Preliminary round
FA Trophy 1st round
Southern League Cup 3rd round
Top goalscorer League: K.Bayliss (29)
All: K.Bayliss (31)
Highest home attendance 1,094 vs Solihull Borough (17 Apr 1999)
Lowest home attendance 418 vs Redditch United (16 Sep 1998)
Average home league attendance 691
Home colours
Away colours

The 1998–99 season was played by Newport in the Southern League Midland Division since switching back from the Southern Division of the previous season. Newport won promotion back to the Premier Division and with it reverted to the traditional name of Newport County after ten seasons without the suffix.

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 26 7 9 92 51 +41 85 18 3 0 57 17 +40 8 4 9 35 34 +1

Last updated: 1 May 1999.
Source: [1]

Fixtures and results[edit]

Southern League Midland[edit]

Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
22 Aug 1998 Sutton Coldfield Town H 4–0 K.Bayliss 3, L.Brown 587
25 Aug 1998 Redditch United A 1–1 L.Brown 345
29 Aug 1998 Stamford A 1–3 K.Bayliss 270
31 Aug 1998 Stourbridge H 4–2 D.Brazil, B.Thomas, G.Dicks, P.Evans 591
12 Sep 1998 Paget Rangers A 1–0 K.Bayliss 323
16 Sep 1998 Redditch United H 1–1 L.Brown 418
19 Sep 1998 VS Rugby H 3–2 K.Bayliss, L.Brown, P. Evans 599
26 Sep 1998 Stafford Rangers A 0–1 558
29 Sep 1998 Stourbridge A 4–3 K.Bayliss 2, L.Brown 2 380
3 Oct 1998 Hinckley United H 1–0 D.Robison 669
10 Oct 1998 Solihull Borough A 1–3 K.Bayliss 251
17 Oct 1998 Bilston Town H 5–0 K.Bayliss 2, L.Brown, S.Tapp, P.Preedy 537
31 Oct 1998 Evesham United A 2–0 D.Hill, L.Brown 227
4 Nov 1998 Clevedon Town H 1–1 K.Bayliss 631
7 Nov 1998 Racing Club Warwick H 2–1 D.Robison, D.Hill 634
14 Nov 1998 Bloxwich Town A 6–0 B.Thomas 2, L.Brown 2, D.Clarke, K. Bayliss 140
28 Nov 1998 Hinckley United A 0–0 316
5 Dec 1998 Moor Green A 1–4 K.Bayliss 273
12 Dec 1998 Bloxwich Town H 4–0 OG, K.Bayliss, D.Hunt, M.Flynn 605
19 Dec 1998 Bedworth United A 1–0 M.Flynn 279
28 Dec 1998 Weston-super-Mare H 2–1 J.French, K.Bayliss 769
1 Jan 1999 Evesham United H 3–0 D.Clarke, P.Light, J.French 944
2 Jan 1999 Sutton Coldfield Town A 0–1 311
9 Jan 1999 Shepshed Dynamo H 1–1 K.Bayliss 767
16 Jan 1999 Bilston Town A 2–5 L.Brown, J.Donovan 302
23 Jan 1999 Wisbech Town H 4–1 C.Lima, K.Bayliss, M.Flynn, J.French 624
30 Jan 1999 VS Rugby A 2–1 J.Donovan, D.Clarke 300
6 Feb 1999 Stafford Rangers H 3–1 J.Donovan, B.Thomas, K.Bayliss 659
20 Feb 1999 Bedworth United H 1–0 J.French 665
23 Feb 1999 Clevedon Town A 1–2 K.Bayliss 1,006
27 Feb 1999 Racing Club Warwick A 0–0 280
6 Mar 1999 Stamford H 2–1 D.Hill 2 628
10 Mar 1999 Paget Rangers H 2–1 B.Thomas, G.Marshall 514
20 Mar 1999 Blakenall H 3–0 G.Marshall, C.Dale, L.Brown 720
27 Mar 1999 Shepshed Dynamo A 1–3 K.Bayliss 310
3 Apr 1999 Cinderford Town H 4–1 K.Bayliss 3, D.Robison 839
5 Apr 1999 Weston-super-Mare A 0–2 576
10 Apr 1999 Wisbech Town A 3–0 K.Bayliss, C.Dale, G.Marshall 409
15 Apr 1999 Cinderford Town A 5–2 K.Bayliss 3, D.Hill, B.Thomas 497
17 Apr 1999 Solihull Borough H 4–1 C.Dale, K.Bayliss, B.Thomas, L.Brown 1,094
24 Apr 1999 Blakenall A 3–3 L.Brown, C.Dale 2 231
1 May 1999 Moor Green H 3–2 D.Hunt, G.Marshall, S.Tapp 1,015

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 1998–99 FA Cup
Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
P 5 Sep 1998 Weston-super-Mare H 0–0 568
Pr 8 Sep 1998 Weston-super-Mare A 0–1 334

FA Trophy[edit]

Main article: 1998–99 FA Trophy
Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
1 28 Oct 1998 Heybridge Swifts H 2–4 K.Bayliss 2 (1P) 325

Southern League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance Notes
1–1 11 Nov 1998 Cinderford Town H 4–2 S.Evans 2, D.Hill, M.Flynn 264
1–2 24 Nov 1998 Cinderford Town A 1–1 A.Hopkins 178 5–3 aggregate
2 16 Dec 1998 Weston-super-Mare H 2–0 S.Tapp, G.Marshall 232
3 27 Jan 1999 Bashley H 0–2 273

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A GD Pts Notes
1 Clevedon Town 42 28 8 6 83 35 +48 92 Promoted to Premier Division
2 Newport 42 26 7 9 92 51 +41 85 Promoted to Premier Division
3 Redditch United 42 22 12 8 81 45 +36 75 Three points deducted*
4 Hinckley United 42 20 12 10 58 40 +18 72
5 Stafford Rangers 42 21 8 13 92 60 +32 71
6 Bilston Town 42 20 11 11 79 69 +10 71
7 Solihull Borough 42 19 12 11 76 53 +23 69
8 Moor Green 42 20 7 15 71 61 +10 67
9 Blakenall 42 17 14 11 65 54 +11 65
10 Shepshed Dynamo 42 17 12 13 61 53 +8 63
11 Sutton Coldfield Town 42 17 8 17 46 57 −11 59
12 Stourbridge 42 16 10 16 60 54 +6 58
13 Evesham United 42 16 9 17 63 63 0 57
14 Wisbech Town 42 16 9 17 59 66 −7 57 Transferred to Eastern Division
15 Weston-super-Mare 42 15 10 17 58 55 +3 55
16 Bedworth United 42 15 9 18 63 52 +11 54
17 Cinderford Town 42 13 8 21 61 74 −13 47
18 Stamford 42 13 7 22 60 75 −15 46 Transferred to Eastern Division
19 Paget Rangers 42 11 12 19 49 58 −9 45
20 VS Rugby 42 12 9 21 53 74 −21 45 Transferred to Eastern Division
21 Racing Club Warwick 42 5 8 29 38 93 −55 23
22 Bloxwich Town 42 1 2 39 26 151 −125 5 Relegated

*Redditch United had three points deducted for fielding an ineligible player

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