1983–84 Newport County A.F.C. season

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Newport County
1983–84 season
Chairman Richard Ford
Manager Colin Addison
Stadium Somerton Park
Third Division 13th
FA Cup 3rd round
League Cup 1st round
Welsh Cup 5th round
Top goalscorer League: Aldridge (20)
All: Aldridge (27)
Highest home attendance 5,459 vs Plymouth Argyle (FA Cup, 10 Jan 1984)
Lowest home attendance 1,849 vs Gillingham (27 Mar 1984)
Average home league attendance 3,125
Home colours
Away colours

The 1983–84 season was Newport County's fourth consecutive season in the Third Division and their 56th season overall in the Football League.

Season review[edit]

Results summary[edit]

Note: Three points for a win

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
46 16 14 16 58 75  −17 62 11 9 3 35 27  +8 5 5 13 23 48  −25

Last updated: 12 May 1984.
Source: [1]

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 A H H A H A H A H A H A A H H A H A A H H A H A H A H H A H H A H A A H A H A A H A
Result W L L W L D D W D W W W W D D D L W L D W L L W L D D L W W D D D L W L W L W W L D L L D L
Position 6 14 15 12 15 15 15 11 12 9 9 6 5 6 6 8 10 9 11 12 9 10 13 10 14 13 14 14 14 14 13 14 14 14 13 13 12 13 12 10 10 11 11 13 13 13

Last updated: 12 May 1984.
Source: [2]
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Fixtures and results[edit]

Third Division[edit]

Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
27 Aug 1983 Bristol Rovers H 2–1 Vaughan, Aldridge 5,015
3 Sep 1983 Wimbledon A 0–6 2,007
6 Sep 1983 Burnley A 0–2 6,719
10 Sep 1983 Bradford City H 4–3 Vaughan 2, Martinez, Aldridge 2,462
17 Sep 1983 Walsall A 2–3 Vaughan, Elsey 2,818
24 Sep 1983 Scunthorpe United H 1–1 Vaughan 2,679
27 Sep 1983 Preston North End H 1–1 Aldridge 2,542
1 Oct 1983 Rotherham United A 1–0 Aldridge 4,099
8 Oct 1983 Orient H 0–0 3,213
15 Oct 1983 Bolton Wanderers A 3–2 OG, Reid, Carter 4,928
18 Oct 1983 Lincoln City H 1–0 Aldridge 3,450
22 Oct 1983 Exeter City A 2–1 Aldridge 2 3,970
29 Oct 1983 Port Vale H 2–1 Aldridge, Reid 3,829
1 Nov 1983 Millwall A 1–1 Aldridge 4,352
5 Nov 1983 Southend United H 1–1 Aldridge 3,769
12 Nov 1983 Hull City A 0–0 7,853
26 Nov 1983 Oxford United A 0–2 6,330
3 Dec 1983 Wigan Athletic H 5–3 Aldridge 3, Reid, Lewis 3,169
17 Dec 1983 Sheffield United H 0–2 4,295
26 Dec 1983 Bournemouth A 1–1 Chamberlain 7,220
27 Dec 1983 Plymouth Argyle H 2–0 Aldridge 2 5,154
31 Dec 1983 Brentford A 0–2 4,631
14 Jan 1984 Bristol Rovers A 0–4 6,041
22 Jan 1984 Walsall H 3–1 Aldridge 2, Chamberlain 4,374
4 Feb 1984 Rotherham United H 1–4 Aldridge 2,391
10 Feb 1984 Scunthorpe United A 3–3 Lilygreen, V.Jones, Williams 2,879
14 Feb 1984 Millwall H 1–1 Aldridge 2,070
18 Feb 1984 Port Vale A 2–4 V.Jones, Lilygreen 3,437
25 Feb 1984 Exeter City H 1–0 Aldridge 2,465
3 Mar 1984 Lincoln City A 3–2 Reid 2, Oakes 1,780
6 Mar 1984 Wimbledon H 1–1 Pratt 2,538
10 Mar 1984 Hull City H 1–1 V.Jones 2,813
17 Mar 1984 Orient A 2–2 Carter, Boyle 2,355
24 Mar 1984 Bolton Wanderers H 2–3 Micallef, Lilygreen 2,436
27 Mar 1984 Gillingham H 1–0 Carter 1,849
30 Mar 1984 Preston North End A 0–2 3,534
7 Apr 1984 Burnley H 1–0 V.Jones 2,306
14 Apr 1984 Wigan Athletic A 0–1 2,903
20 Apr 1984 Plymouth Argyle A 1–0 Green 7,654
21 Apr 1984 Bournemouth H 2–1 Reid, Green 2,356
25 Apr 1984 Bradford City A 0–1 3,347
28 Apr 1984 Oxford United H 1–1 Carter 4,562
30 Apr 1984 Southend United A 1–3 Pratt 2,108
5 May 1984 Gillingham A 1–4 Micallef 3,073
7 May 1984 Brentford H 1–1 Lilygreen 2,154
12 May 1984 Sheffield United A 0–2 16,700

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 1983–84 FA Cup
Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
1 20 Nov 1983 Poole Town A 0–0 4,521
1r 22 Nov 1983 Poole Town H 3–1 Oakes, Aldridge, Lewis 3,090
2 10 Dec 1983 Harrow Borough A 3–1 Martinez 2, Chamberlain 2,500
3 7 Jan 1984 Plymouth Argyle A 2–2 Aldridge 2 6,789
3r 10 Jan 1984 Plymouth Argyle H 0–1 5,459

Football League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance Notes
1–1 30 Aug 1983 Torquay United H 2–3 Boyle, Aldridge 2,282
1–2 14 Sep 1983 Torquay United A 0–1 2,015 2–4 agg

Welsh Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
3 29 Nov 1983 Bridgend Town H 5–1 Relish, Boyle, Woodruff, Carter, R.Jones 1,494
4 17 Jan 1984 Lex XI H 6–0 Aldridge 3, Relish, Reid, Lilygreen 1,077
5 7 Feb 1984 Wrexham H 0–1 1,812

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A GD Pts
1 Oxford United 46 28 11 7 91 50 +41 95
2 Wimbledon 46 26 9 11 97 76 +21 87
3 Sheffield United 46 24 11 11 86 53 +33 83
4 Hull City 46 23 14 9 71 38 +33 83
5 Bristol Rovers 46 22 13 11 68 54 +14 79
6 Walsall 46 22 9 15 68 61 +7 75
7 Bradford City 46 20 11 15 73 65 +8 71
8 Gillingham 46 20 10 16 74 69 +5 70
9 Millwall 46 18 13 15 71 65 +6 67
10 Bolton Wanderers 46 18 10 18 56 60 −4 64
11 Orient 46 18 9 19 71 81 −10 63
12 Burnley 46 16 14 16 76 61 +15 62
13 Newport County 46 16 14 16 58 75 −17 62
14 Lincoln City 46 17 10 19 59 62 −3 61
15 Wigan Athletic 46 16 13 17 46 56 −10 61
16 Preston North End 46 15 11 20 66 66 0 56
17 Bournemouth 46 16 7 23 63 73 −10 55
18 Rotherham United 46 15 9 22 57 64 −7 54
19 Plymouth Argyle 46 13 12 21 56 62 −6 51
20 Brentford 46 11 16 19 69 79 −10 49
21 Scunthorpe United 46 9 19 18 54 73 −19 46
22 Southend United 46 10 14 22 55 76 −21 44
23 Port Vale 46 11 10 25 51 83 −32 43
24 Exeter City 46 6 15 25 50 84 −34 33
Key
Division Champions
Promoted
Relegated

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