1950–51 Newport County A.F.C. season

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Newport County
1950–51 season
Manager Fred Stansfield
Stadium Somerton Park
Third Division South 11th
FA Cup 4th round
Welsh Cup Semi-final
Top goalscorer League: Parker (22)
All: Parker (27)
Highest home attendance 20,293 vs Norwich City (27 Jan 1951)
Lowest home attendance 5,563 vs Bournemouth (30 Apr 1951)
Average home league attendance 11,506
Home colours
Away colours

The 1950–51 season was Newport County's fourth 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 22nd season in the third tier and 23rd 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
46 19 9 18 77 70 1.1 47 13 4 6 48 25 30 6 5 12 29 45 17

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 43 44 45 46
Ground H A A H H A A H H H A H H A H A H A H H H A H A H A H A A A H A A A H A A A H A A H H H A H
Result L L W W W W L D W D L L L L W L L L W L W D W L W D W D D W L W D L W W L W W L L D D W L W
Position 19 24 16 12 7 6 7 9 7 4 6 8 9 12 12 12 14 16 15 17 15 15 13 14 14 14 13 13 12 12 13 12 12 14 14 13 14 12 11 12 12 11 11 11 11 11
Last updated: 5 May 1951.
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
19 Aug 1950 Nottingham Forest H 0–2 16,595
24 Aug 1950 Port Vale A 0–1 30,196
26 Aug 1950 Torquay United A 4–3 Cowley, Parker, Roffi, Shergold 10,276
31 Aug 1950 Port Vale H 2–1 Parker, Moore 13,537
2 Sep 1950 Aldershot H 7–0 Roffi 4, Parker 2, M.Haines 13,696
7 Sep 1950 Watford A 2–0 Parker, Moore 9,451
9 Sep 1950 Swindon Town A 0–2 14,021
14 Sep 1950 Watford H 2–2 Newall, M.Haines 12,116
16 Sep 1950 Colchester United H 2–0 Parker 2 16,021
21 Sep 1950 Northampton Town H 2–2 Parker, Moore 13,845
23 Sep 1950 Bristol Rovers A 0–1 19,816
30 Sep 1950 Crystal Palace H 2–4 Cowley, Moore 10,114
7 Oct 1950 Millwall H 2–3 Moore, Beattie 13,129
14 Oct 1950 Bristol City A 1–2 Parker 22,930
21 Oct 1950 Gillingham H 1–0 Shergold 9,828
28 Oct 1950 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic A 0–2 13,466
4 Nov 1950 Exeter City H 0–3 10,653
11 Nov 1950 Southend United A 0–3 9,882
18 Nov 1950 Reading H 5–0 Birch 2, Parker, Shergold, Aston 8,529
2 Dec 1950 Ipswich Town H 1–2 Hayward 11,496
23 Dec 1950 Torquay United H 2–1 Parker, Shergold 8,369
25 Dec 1950 Walsall A 0–0 7,832
26 Dec 1950 Walsall H 3–0 Parker, Moore, Birch 13,160
30 Dec 1950 Aldershot A 1–3 Moore 6,291
13 Jan 1951 Swindon Town H 2–1 Shergold, Birch 12,485
20 Jan 1951 Colchester United A 1–1 Birch 8,230
3 Feb 1951 Bristol Rovers H 2–1 Birch 2 11,802
10 Feb 1951 Plymouth Argyle A 1–1 Parker 13,408
17 Feb 1951 Crystal Palace A 1–1 Shergold 9,990
24 Feb 1951 Millwall A 4–2 Parker, Moore, Shergold, Beattie 15,788
3 Mar 1951 Bristol City H 0–1 11,494
10 Mar 1951 Gillingham A 1–0 Birch 9,040
24 Mar 1951 Exeter City A 2–2 Parker, Beattie 7,565
26 Mar 1951 Norwich City A 1–2 Birch 35,267
31 Mar 1951 Southend United H 6–1 Moore 2, Shergold 2, Parker, Birch 9,544
5 Apr 1951 Northampton Town A 4–1 Moore 2, Hayward, Parker 6,425
7 Apr 1951 Reading A 0–5 12,939
12 Apr 1951 Leyton Orient A 3–0 Parker, Moore, Shergold 8,270
14 Apr 1951 Plymouth Argyle H 2–0 Parker, Moore 11,962
18 Apr 1951 Brighton & Hove Albion A 1–9 Parker 12,114
21 Apr 1951 Ipswich Town A 1–2 Moore 10,294
25 Apr 1951 Norwich City H 1–1 Moore 13,862
28 Apr 1951 Leyton Orient H 0–0 7,564
30 Apr 1951 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic H 1–0 Shergold 5,563
2 May 1951 Nottingham Forest A 1–2 Parker 21,468
5 May 1951 Brighton & Hove Albion H 3–0 Parker, Moore, Birch 9,274

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
1 25 Nov 1950 Walsall H 4–2 Parker 2, Hayward, Shergold 13,891
2 9 Dec 1950 Hereford United A 3–0 Parker, Moore, Shergold 15,526
3 6 Jan 1951 Reading H 3–2 Parker, Birch, Shergold 12,086
4 27 Jan 1951 Norwich City H 0–2 20,293

Welsh Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance Notes
5 31 Jan 1951 Ebbw Vale A 2–1 James, Newall 3,000
6 1 Mar 1951 Swansea Town H 2–1 Hayward, Parker 7,554
SF 23 Apr 1951 Merthyr Tydfil N 1–1 Moore 23,401 At Ninian Park
SFr 26 Apr 1951 Merthyr Tydfil N 1–4 Moore 12,000 At Ninian Park

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A GA Pts
1 Nottingham Forest 46 30 10 6 110 40 2.750 70
2 Norwich City 46 25 14 7 82 45 1.822 64
3 Reading 46 21 15 10 88 53 1.660 57
4 Plymouth Argyle 46 24 9 13 85 55 1.545 57
5 Millwall 46 23 10 13 80 57 1.404 56
6 Bristol Rovers 46 20 15 11 64 42 1.524 55
7 Southend United 46 21 10 15 92 69 1.333 52
8 Ipswich Town 46 23 6 17 69 58 1.190 52
9 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 46 22 7 17 65 57 1.140 51
10 Bristol City 46 20 11 15 64 59 1.085 51
11 Newport County 46 19 9 18 77 70 1.100 47
12 Port Vale 46 16 13 17 60 65 0.923 45
13 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 13 17 16 71 79 0.899 43
14 Exeter City 46 18 6 22 62 85 0.729 42
15 Walsall 46 15 10 21 52 62 0.839 40
16 Colchester United 46 14 12 20 63 76 0.829 40
17 Swindon Town 46 18 4 24 55 67 0.821 40
18 Aldershot 46 15 10 21 56 88 0.636 40
19 Leyton Orient 46 15 8 23 53 75 0.707 38
20 Torquay United 46 14 9 23 64 81 0.790 37
21 Northampton Town 46 10 16 20 55 67 0.821 36
22 Gillingham 46 13 9 24 69 101 0.683 35
23 Watford 46 9 11 26 54 88 0.614 29
24 Crystal Palace 46 8 11 27 33 84 0.393 27
Key
Division Champions
Re-elected
Failed re-election

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