1926–27 Newport County A.F.C. season

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Newport County
1926–27 season
Manager Jimmy Hindmarsh
Stadium Somerton Park
Third Division South 9th
FA Cup 1st round
Welsh Cup 6th round
Top goalscorer League: James (9)
All: James (9)
Highest home attendance 9,262 vs Plymouth Argyle (28 Aug 1926)
Lowest home attendance 1,721 vs Brentford (25 Apr 1927)
Average home league attendance 5,193
Home colours
Away colours

The 1926–27 season was Newport County's seventh season in the Football League, sixth season in the Third Division South and seventh 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 19 6 17 57 71 0.803 44 15 4 2 40 20 34 4 2 15 17 51 10

Source: rsssf.com

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
Ground H A A H A H A H H A H A H A H A A H A H A H A A H H H A H A H A H H A H A A H A A H
Result W L W D W W D W W L W L W L W L W D L W L W W L W W W L W L W L W L L L D L D L L D
Position 7 13 8 9 6 5 8 4 2 4 3 5 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 6 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 8 7 7 8 9

Last updated: 7 May 1927.
Source: [1]
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Fixtures and results[edit]

Third Division South[edit]

Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
28 Aug 1926 Plymouth Argyle H 2–1 Nairn, Holland 9,262
1 Sep 1926 Bristol City A 1–4 Carney 13,478
4 Sep 1926 Merthyr Town A 2–1 Forward, OG 5,259
9 Sep 1926 Bristol City H 0–0 7,888
11 Sep 1926 Aberdare Athletic A 1–0 Johnson 2,741
18 Sep 1926 Gillingham H 1–0 Price 7,141
25 Sep 1926 Watford A 0–0 7,720
30 Sep 1926 Charlton Athletic H 2–1 Nairn, Price 4,687
2 Oct 1926 Crystal Palace H 2–1 Price, Gittins 6,985
9 Oct 1926 Coventry City A 1–3 James 7,931
16 Oct 1926 Luton Town H 3–2 Johnson, James, Gittins 6,821
23 Oct 1926 Southend United A 0–5 6,481
30 Oct 1926 Exeter City H 2–0 James, Gittins 6,454
6 Nov 1926 Swindon Town A 1–3 Gittins 4,870
13 Nov 1926 Bristol Rovers H 1–0 Nairn 3,927
20 Nov 1926 Millwall A 1–4 Holland 7,004
4 Dec 1926 Northampton Town A 2–1 Price 2 5,508
11 Dec 1926 Millwall H 1–1 Nairn 5,345
18 Dec 1926 Norwich City A 0–1 6,667
25 Dec 1926 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic H 2–1 Nairn, Forward 6,359
27 Dec 1926 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic A 1–2 Nairn 8,916
1 Jan 1927 Northampton Town H 1–0 Johnson 5,006
8 Jan 1927 Gillingham A 1–0 Price 4,611
15 Jan 1927 Plymouth Argyle A 1–4 Price 8,943
22 Jan 1927 Merthyr Town H 4–3 Johnson, Price, Nairn, Forward 5,083
29 Jan 1927 Aberdare Athletic H 5–2 Johnson 2, Drinnan, Forward, Gittins 3,436
12 Feb 1927 Watford H 2–1 Gittins, Hiles 4,291
19 Feb 1927 Crystal Palace A 2–6 Johnson, Weaver 10,328
26 Feb 1927 Coventry City H 4–1 James 2, Bowsher, Gittins 3,856
5 Mar 1927 Luton Town A 1–4 Johnson 5,240
12 Mar 1927 Southend United H 3–0 Gittins, Hiles, Weaver 4,725
19 Mar 1927 Exeter City A 1–2 James 6,509
26 Mar 1927 Swindon Town H 5–3 James 2, Weaver 2, Hiles 4,751
31 Mar 1927 Brighton & Hove Albion H 0–1 2,956
2 Apr 1927 Bristol Rovers A 0–4 5,544
15 Apr 1927 Queens Park Rangers H 0–2 5,938
16 Apr 1927 Brentford A 1–1 Walker 7,801
18 Apr 1927 Queens Park Rangers A 0–2 9,057
25 Apr 1927 Brentford H 0–0 1,721
28 Apr 1927 Charlton Athletic A 0–3 4,010
30 Apr 1927 Brighton & Hove Albion A 0–1 6,045
7 May 1927 Norwich City H 0–0 2,425

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 1926–27 FA Cup
Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
1 27 Nov 1926 Poole Athletic A 0–1 2,666

Welsh Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
6 10 Mar 1927 Lovells Athletic A 0–1

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A GA Pts
1 Bristol City 42 27 8 7 104 54 1.926 62
2 Plymouth Argyle 42 25 10 7 95 61 1.557 60
3 Millwall 42 23 10 9 89 51 1.745 56
4 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 21 11 10 79 50 1.580 53
5 Swindon Town 42 21 9 12 100 85 1.176 51
6 Crystal Palace 42 18 9 15 84 81 1.037 45
7 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 42 18 8 16 78 66 1.182 44
8 Luton Town 42 15 14 13 68 66 1.030 44
9 Newport County 42 19 6 17 57 71 0.803 44
10 Bristol Rovers 42 16 9 17 78 80 0.975 41
11 Brentford 42 13 14 15 70 61 1.148 40
12 Exeter City 42 15 10 17 76 73 1.041 40
13 Charlton Athletic 42 16 8 18 60 61 0.984 40
14 Queens Park Rangers 42 15 9 18 65 71 0.915 39
15 Coventry City 42 15 7 20 71 86 0.826 37
16 Norwich City 42 12 11 19 59 71 0.831 35
17 Merthyr Town 42 13 9 20 63 80 0.787 35
18 Northampton Town 42 15 5 22 59 87 0.678 35
19 Southend United 42 14 6 22 64 77 0.831 34
20 Gillingham 42 11 10 21 54 72 0.750 32
21 Watford 42 12 8 22 57 87 0.655 32
22 Aberdare Athletic 42 9 7 26 62 101 0.614 25
Key
Division Champions
Re-elected
Failed re-election

P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GA = Goal average; Pts = Points

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