1922–23 Newport County A.F.C. season

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Newport County
1922–23 season
ManagerJimmy Hindmarsh
StadiumSomerton Park
Third Division South22nd (re-elected)
FA Cup5th qualifying round
Welsh Cup7th round
Top goalscorerLeague: T.Lowes (8)
All: J.Conner (9)
Highest home attendance12,000 vs Millwall (14 Oct 1922)
Lowest home attendance4,000 vs Brentford (24 Mar 1923)/Charlton Athletic (21 Apr 1923)
Average home league attendance7,333

The 1922–23 season was Newport County's third season in the Football League, second season in the Third Division South and third season overall in the third tier.

Season review[edit]

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts W D L GF GA Pts W D L GF GA Pts
42 8 11 23 40 70 0.571 27 8 6 7 28 21 22 0 5 16 12 49 5

Source: rsssf.com

Results by round[edit]

Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930313233343536373839404142
GroundHAAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHHAAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAAHHAHAH
ResultLLLWLLLDDDDLLLWDWWLLLDDLDLWLLDDLDLLLWLLWLW
Position202222212121212020212020212121212020202121212021212121212122222222222222222222222222
Updated to match(es) played on 5 May 1923. Source: statto.com
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Fixtures and results[edit]

Third Division South[edit]

Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
26 August 1922 Southend United H 0–2 11,500
28 August 1922 Bristol Rovers A 1–3 Whitton 12,000
2 September 1922 Southend United A 1–3 W.Edwards 9,000
7 September 1922 Bristol Rovers H 4–1 W.Edwards, Patterson, Fletcher, Brittan 7,000
9 September 1922 Bristol City A 0–2 10,000
16 September 1922 Bristol City H 0–1 9,500
23 September 1922 Portsmouth A 0–2 14,294
30 September 1922 Portsmouth H 0–0 9,000
7 October 1922 Millwall A 0–0 18,000
14 October 1922 Millwall H 0–0 12,000
21 October 1922 Merthyr Town H 1–1 OG 8,000
28 October 1922 Merthyr Town A 0–1 5,000
4 November 1922 Luton Town H 0–3 5,000
11 November 1922 Luton Town A 0–1 8,500
18 November 1922 Queens Park Rangers H 1–0 Wood 7,000
25 November 1922 Queens Park Rangers A 1–1 Gittins 5,000
9 December 1922 Gillingham H 2–1 Whitton, Graham 8,000
16 December 1922 Brighton & Hove Albion H 1–0 Conner 8,000
23 December 1922 Brighton & Hove Albion A 1–2 Wood 7,000
26 December 1922 Swansea Town A 1–5 Conner 16,000
27 December 1922 Swansea Town H 1–2 Conner 6,000
30 December 1922 Swindon Town A 2–2 McDonald, Conner 4,000
6 January 1923 Swindon Town H 2–2 Hampton 2 10,000
13 January 1923 Gillingham A 0–3 6,000
20 January 1923 Aberdare Athletic H 0–0 7,000
27 January 1923 Aberdare Athletic A 2–6 Whitton 2 7,000
3 February 1923 Exeter City H 6–2 Lowes 2, Conner 2, Gaughan, Wood 8,000
10 February 1923 Exeter City A 0–4 5,000
17 February 1923 Northampton Town A 1–2 Lowes 10,000
24 February 1923 Northampton Town H 1–1 Charlton 6,000
3 March 1923 Norwich City A 1–1 Lowes 4,563
10 March 1923 Norwich City H 1–3 Groves 7,000
17 March 1923 Brentford A 0–0 5,000
24 March 1923 Brentford H 0–1 4,000
30 March 1923 Reading A 0–2 10,000
31 March 1923 Watford A 1–2 Lowes 6,000
2 April 1923 Reading H 3–0 Lowes 2, Charlton 7,000
7 April 1923 Watford H 0–1 7,000
14 April 1923 Charlton Athletic A 0–6 5,000
21 April 1923 Charlton Athletic H 4–0 Gittins, Whitton, Lowes, Gaughan 4,000
28 April 1923 Plymouth Argyle A 0–1 8,000
5 May 1923 Plymouth Argyle H 1–0 Conner 7,000

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance Notes
5Q 2 December 1922 Aberdare Athletic A 1–1 Conner 8,000
5Qr 7 December 1922 Aberdare Athletic H 1–1 Gittins 10,000
5Qr2 11 December 1922 Aberdare Athletic N 1–2 Groves 6,500 At Ninian Park

Welsh Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
6 15 February 1923 Pontypridd H 4–1 Hampton 2, Groves, Conner
7 19 March 1923 Swansea Town A 2–4 Patterson, Charlton 8,000

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A GA Pts
1 Bristol City 42 24 11 7 66 40 1.650 59
2 Plymouth Argyle 42 23 7 12 61 29 2.103 53
3 Swansea Town 42 22 9 11 78 45 1.733 53
4 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 20 11 11 52 34 1.529 51
5 Luton Town 42 21 7 14 68 49 1.388 49
6 Millwall 42 14 18 10 45 40 1.125 46
7 Portsmouth 42 19 8 15 58 52 1.115 46
8 Northampton Town 42 17 11 14 54 44 1.227 45
9 Swindon Town 42 17 11 14 62 56 1.107 45
10 Watford 42 17 10 15 57 54 1.056 44
11 Queens Park Rangers 42 16 10 16 54 49 1.102 42
12 Charlton Athletic 42 14 14 14 55 51 1.078 42
13 Bristol Rovers 42 13 16 13 35 36 0.972 42
14 Brentford 42 13 12 17 41 51 0.804 38
15 Southend United 42 12 13 17 49 54 0.907 37
16 Gillingham 42 15 7 20 51 59 0.864 37
17 Merthyr Town 42 11 14 17 39 48 0.813 36
18 Norwich City 42 13 10 19 51 71 0.718 36
19 Reading 42 10 14 18 36 55 0.655 34
20 Exeter City 42 13 7 22 47 84 0.560 33
21 Aberdare Athletic 42 9 11 22 42 70 0.600 29
22 Newport County 42 8 11 23 40 70 0.571 27

Pld = 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
Re-elected
Failed re-election (none)

Election[edit]

Votes Club Fate
45 Aberdare Athletic Re-elected to the Football League
45 Newport County Re-elected to the Football League
28 Boscombe Elected to the Football League
9 Llanelly Not elected to the Football League
8 Pontypridd Not elected to the Football League
0 Torquay United Not elected to the Football League

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  • Amber in the Blood: A History of Newport County. ISBN 978-1-874427-40-7