1948–49 Newport County A.F.C. season

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Newport County
1948–49 season
Manager Tom Bromilow
Stadium Somerton Park
Third Division South 15th
FA Cup 5th round
Welsh Cup 5th round
Top goalscorer League: Parker (20)
All: Carr/Parker (23)
Highest home attendance 22,500 vs Huddersfield Town (29 Jan 1949)
Lowest home attendance 4,552 vs Watford (2 Sep 1948)
Average home league attendance 11,877
Home colours
Away colours

The 1948–49 season was Newport County's second consecutive season in the Third Division South since relegation from the Second Division at the end of the 1946–47 season. It was the club's 20th season in the third tier and 21st season overall in the Football League.

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 14 9 19 68 92 0.739 37 8 6 7 41 35 22 6 3 12 27 57 15

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 H A A H H A H A H A H A H A A A H A H A H H H A H A A H H A H H A A H H A A
Result L D L D D L L D L L W L D L W L W L L W W W W L D W W W W L D D L W L L L W L L W D
Position 15 15 19 18 21 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 21 21 21 21 21 21 22 21 21 20 16 19 19 19 18 17 13 14 14 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 17 18 15 15

Last updated: 7 May 1949.
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
Sat 21 Aug 1948 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic H 1–2 Parker 11,015
Wed 25 Aug 1948 Watford A 2–2 Carr, Harper 10,568
Sat 28 Aug 1948 Ipswich Town A 1–5 Harper 17,990
Thu 2 Sep 1948 Watford H 1–1 Parker 4,552
Sat 4 Sep 1948 Notts County H 3–3 Lewis, Parker, Harper 16,776
Wed 8 Sep 1948 Reading A 1–4 Parker 12,076
Sat 11 Sep 1948 Walsall A 1–3 Parker 12,771
Thu 16 Sep 1948 Reading H 1–1 Parker 9,863
Sat 18 Sep 1948 Torquay United H 1–2 Parker 10,664
Sat 25 Sep 1948 Bristol Rovers A 1–3 H.Williams 22,277
Sat 2 Oct 1948 Swindon Town H 4–1 Lewis 2, H.Williams, Newall 11,657
Sat 9 Oct 1948 Leyton Orient A 2–5 Parker, H.J.Williams 14,692
Sat 16 Oct 1948 Port Vale H 2–2 H.Williams, Parker 10,037
Sat 23 Oct 1948 Northampton Town A 1–2 Parker 8,178
Sat 30 Oct 1948 Norwich City H 4–3 Carr 3, Comley 11,068
Sat 6 Nov 1948 Brighton & Hove Albion A 2–3 Parker 2 17,011
Sat 13 Nov 1948 Southend United H 4–2 H.Williams, Carr, Comley, Parker 12,262
Sat 20 Nov 1948 Millwall A 1–3 Parker 25,441
Sat 4 Dec 1948 Swindon Town A 2–5 Parker, Carr 14,893
Sat 18 Dec 1948 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic A 2–1 Roffi, Comley 13,188
Sat 25 Dec 1948 Crystal Palace H 5–0 Carr 2, Comley 2, Harper 15,115
Mon 27 Dec 1948 Crystal Palace A 1–0 Parker 10,951
Sat 1 Jan 1949 Ipswich Town H 3–0 Carr 2, Comley 9,465
Sat 15 Jan 1949 Notts County A 1–11 Carr 26,843
Sat 22 Jan 1949 Walsall H 1–1 Roffi 14,536
Sat 19 Feb 1949 Bristol Rovers H 2–1 Roffi, Parker 20,502
Sat 5 Mar 1949 Leyton Orient H 3–2 Comley 2, Parker 6,701
Sat 12 Mar 1949 Port Vale A 2–1 Carr 2 9,487
Sat 19 Mar 1949 Northampton Town H 2–0 Carr 2 14,869
Wed 23 Mar 1949 Torquay United A 0–4 6,538
Sat 26 Mar 1949 Norwich City A 0–0 23,214
Sat 2 Apr 1949 Brighton & Hove Albion H 1–1 Carr 11,779
Thu 7 Apr 1949 Bristol City H 0–2 10,278
Sat 9 Apr 1949 Southend United A 1–0 Lewis 7,865
Fri 15 Apr 1949 Swansea Town H 2–5 Parker, Carr 21,167
Sat 16 Apr 1949 Millwall H 1–2 Parker 11,067
Mon 18 Apr 1949 Swansea Town A 1–2 Parker 28,623
Sat 23 Apr 1949 Aldershot A 2–1 H.Williams 2 7,288
Thu 28 Apr 1949 Aldershot H 0–2 8,096
Sat 30 Apr 1949 Exeter City H 0–2 7,964
Wed 4 May 1949 Exeter City A 2–1 Hayward 2 6,593
Sat 7 May 1949 Bristol City A 1–1 Roffi 13,188

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
1 Sat 27 Nov 1948 Brighton & Hove Albion H 3–1 Comley 2, Parker 14,000
2 Sat 11 Dec 1948 Leytonstone A 4–3 Carr 2, Harper, Comley 10,000
3 Sat 8 Jan 1949 Leeds United A 3–1 Roffi, Carr, Comley 31,500
4 Sat 29 Jan 1949 Huddersfield Town H 3–3 H.Williams, Carr, Comley 22,500
4r Sat 5 Feb 1949 Huddersfield Town A 3–1 Parker 2, Carr 34,183
5 Sat 12 Feb 1949 Portsmouth[1] A 2–3 a.e.t. Carr, Harper 48,581

Welsh Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
5 Wed 12 Jan 1949 Milford Town A 0–2

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A GA Pts
1 Swansea Town 42 27 8 7 87 34 2.559 62
2 Reading 42 25 5 12 77 50 1.540 55
3 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 42 22 8 12 69 48 1.438 52
4 Swindon Town 42 18 15 9 64 56 1.143 51
5 Bristol Rovers 42 19 10 13 61 51 1.196 48
6 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 15 18 9 55 55 1.000 48
7 Ipswich Town 42 18 9 15 78 77 1.013 45
8 Millwall 42 17 11 14 63 64 0.984 45
9 Torquay United 42 17 11 14 65 70 0.929 45
10 Norwich City 42 16 12 14 67 49 1.367 44
11 Notts County 42 19 5 18 102 68 1.500 43
12 Exeter City 42 15 10 17 63 76 0.829 40
13 Port Vale 42 14 11 17 51 54 0.944 39
14 Walsall 42 15 8 19 56 64 0.875 38
15 Newport County 42 14 9 19 68 92 0.739 37
16 Bristol City 42 11 14 17 44 62 0.710 36
17 Watford 42 10 15 17 41 54 0.759 35
18 Southend United 42 9 16 17 41 46 0.891 34
19 Leyton Orient 42 11 12 19 58 80 0.725 34
20 Northampton Town 42 12 9 21 51 62 0.823 33
21 Aldershot 42 11 11 20 48 59 0.814 33
22 Crystal Palace 42 8 11 23 38 76 0.500 27
Key
Division Champions
Re-elected
Failed re-election

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ British Pathe. "Portsmouth 3 Newport 2". Retrieved 29 June 2010.