1984–85 Newport County A.F.C. season

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Newport County
1984–85 season
Chairman Archie Menzies
Manager Colin Addison
Stadium Somerton Park
Third Division 18th
FA Cup 1st round
League Cup 1st round
Welsh Cup Semi-final
Top goalscorer League: Chamberlain (13)
All: Chamberlain (17)
Highest home attendance 5,079 vs Bristol City (1 Sep 1984)
Lowest home attendance 1,307 vs Lincoln City (30 Mar 1985)
Average home league attendance 2,427
Home colours
Away colours

The 1984–85 season was Newport County's fifth consecutive season in the Third Division and their 57th 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 13 13 20 55 67  −12 52 9 6 8 30 30  0 4 7 12 25 37  −12

Last updated: 13 May 1985.
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 A H A H A H A A H H A A H A H A H H H A A H H A A A A H A H A H H H H A H A H H A A H A H A
Result D D L D L W L D W W L D L D W L W W L L D L W D W L W L D L W D D W W W D L L L L L D L L L
Position 9 17 20 21 22 18 21 22 18 15 18 17 18 19 18 20 16 15 15 16 16 16 16 16 15 17 16 16 18 18 14 14 15 14 14 13 13 13 14 15 17 17 17 17 18 18

Last updated: 13 May 1985.
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
25 Aug 1984 Gillingham A 1–1 Reid 3,422
1 Sep 1984 Bristol City H 0–0 5,079
8 Sep 1984 York City A 0–2 4,194
18 Sep 1984 Bournemouth H 1–1 L.Jones 2,338
22 Sep 1984 Bradford City A 0–1 3,514
29 Sep 1984 Millwall H 3–2 Boyle, Carter, Kent 2,507
2 Oct 1984 Burnley A 0–2 3,616
6 Oct 1984 Wigan Athletic A 1–1 D.Giles 2,601
13 Oct 1984 Swansea City H 2–0 Lewis, Reid 5,006
20 Oct 1984 Orient H 2–0 L.Jones 2 2,301
23 Oct 1984 Rotherham United A 0–1 4,297
27 Oct 1984 Walsall A 1–1 Lewis 4,694
3 Nov 1984 Cambridge United H 1–2 Carter 2,161
7 Nov 1984 Lincoln City A 2–2 Boyle, OG 2,331
10 Nov 1984 Bolton Wanderers H 3–2 Boyle, Chamberlain, Cooper 2,073
24 Nov 1984 Hull City A 0–2 6,039
27 Nov 1984 Brentford H 2–0 Reid, Cooper 1,591
1 Dec 1984 Doncaster Rovers H 2–1 Carter, Kellow 2,016
8 Dec 1984 Rotherham United H 0–2 2,012
15 Dec 1984 Bristol Rovers A 0–2 5,405
22 Dec 1984 Derby County A 3–3 Chamberlain 3 11,437
26 Dec 1984 Reading H 1–2 Chamberlain 3,061
29 Dec 1984 Plymouth Argyle H 1–0 Chamberlain 3,003
1 Jan 1985 Preston North End A 1–1 Carter 3,375
26 Jan 1985 Brentford A 5–2 Cooper 4, Kellow 3,321
2 Feb 1985 Millwall A 0–2 4,009
23 Feb 1985 Cambridge United A 2–1 Chamberlain 1,622
2 Mar 1985 Walsall H 1–2 Kellow 2,098
9 Mar 1985 Orient A 1–1 Kellow 2,307
12 Mar 1985 Gillingham H 0–3 2,139
17 Mar 1985 Swansea City A 3–0 Chamberlain, Cooper, L.Jones 5,160
20 Mar 1985 York City H 1–1 Kellow 1,535
23 Mar 1985 Wigan Athletic H 1–1 Chamberlain 1,626
30 Mar 1985 Lincoln City H 2–1 Kellow, Reid 1,307
2 Apr 1985 Burnley H 2–1 Cooper 2 1,689
6 Apr 1985 Reading A 1–0 Chamberlain 3,591
8 Apr 1985 Preston North End H 3–3 Reid 2, Cooper 2,099
13 Apr 1985 Bolton Wanderers A 1–3 Cooper 4,011
16 Apr 1985 Bradford City H 0–1 2,006
20 Apr 1985 Hull City H 0–1 1,885
27 Apr 1985 Doncaster Rovers A 2–3 Chamberlain, L.Jones 1,883
30 Apr 1985 Bristol City A 1–2 Chamberlain 5,952
4 May 1985 Bristol Rovers H 1–1 Kellow 2,302
6 May 1985 Plymouth Argyle A 0–1 5,079
11 May 1985 Derby County H 1–3 Kellow 4,003
13 May 1985 Bournemouth A 0–3 2,511

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
1 17 Nov 1984 Aldershot H 1–1 Pulis 2,452
1r 20 Nov 1984 Aldershot A 0–4 3,807

Football League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance Notes
1–1 28 Aug 1984 Bristol City A 1–2 Chamberlain 5,424
1–2 4 Sep 1984 Bristol City H 0–3 3,276 1–5 agg

Welsh Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance Notes
3 5 Dec 1984 Pembroke Borough A 2–0 L.Jones, Chamberlain 1,100
4 5 Jan 1985 Cardiff Corinthians H 4–0 Matthewson, Carter, Cooper, Boyle 1,034
5 20 Feb 1985 Wrexham H 3–2 L.Jones, Chamberlain, Pulis 1,732
SF-1 10 Apr 1985 Bangor City A 0–1 1,564
SF-2 23 Apr 1985 Bangor City H 0–0 2,808 0–1 agg

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A GD Pts
1 Bradford City 46 28 10 8 77 45 +32 94
2 Millwall 46 26 12 8 73 42 +31 90
3 Hull City 46 25 12 9 78 49 +29 87
4 Gillingham 46 25 8 13 80 62 +18 83
5 Bristol City 46 24 9 13 74 47 +27 81
6 Bristol Rovers 46 21 12 13 66 48 +18 75
7 Derby County 46 19 13 14 65 54 +11 70
8 York City 46 20 9 17 70 57 +13 69
9 Reading 46 19 12 15 68 62 +6 69
10 Bournemouth 46 19 11 16 57 46 +11 68
11 Walsall 46 18 13 15 58 52 +6 67
12 Rotherham United 46 18 11 17 55 55 +0 65
13 Brentford 46 16 14 16 62 64 −2 62
14 Doncaster Rovers 46 17 8 21 72 74 −2 59
15 Plymouth Argyle 46 15 14 17 62 65 −3 59
16 Wigan Athletic 46 15 14 17 60 64 −4 59
17 Bolton Wanderers 46 16 6 24 69 75 −6 54
18 Newport County 46 13 13 20 55 67 −12 52
19 Lincoln City 46 11 18 17 50 51 −1 51
20 Swansea City 46 12 11 23 53 80 −27 47
21 Burnley 46 11 13 22 60 73 −13 46
22 Orient 46 11 13 22 51 76 −25 46
23 Preston North End 46 13 7 26 51 100 −49 46
24 Cambridge United 46 4 9 33 37 95 −58 21
Key
Division Champions
Promoted
Relegated

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