List of Newport County A.F.C. records and statistics

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This article details records and statistics of Newport County Football Club.

Honours[edit]

League[edit]

League Performance[edit]

  • Tier 2: 1939–47 (Second Division, 1 full season)
  • Tier 3: 1920–21, 1958–62, 1980–87 (Third Division, 12 seasons); 1921–31, 1932–39, 1947–58 (Third Division South, 28 seasons)
  • Tier 4: 1962–80, 1987–8 (Fourth Division, 19 seasons); 2013– (League Two, 4 seasons)
  • Tier 5: 2010–13 (Conference, 3 full seasons)

Cups[edit]

Club records[edit]

  • Highest league finish: Joint 9th in Football League Second Division 1939–40 (abandoned season), 22nd in Football League Second Division 1946–47.
  • Best FA Cup run: 5th round (last 16) 1948–49 FA Cup; Defeat after extra time vs. Portsmouth, 12 February 1949 (in front of a then-record attendance of 48,581 at Fratton Park).

Match records[edit]

Newport County scores are shown first in every match

Firsts[edit]

Record results[edit]

  • Record League victory: 10–0 vs. Merthyr Town, 10 April 1930 (Football League Third Division South).
  • Record FA Cup victory: 7–0 vs. Woking, 24 November 1928.
  • Record League Cup victory: 6–0 (8–1 aggregate) vs. Exeter City, 14 September 1982.
  • Record European Cup Winners' Cup victory: 6–0 vs. Haugar (Norway), 4 November 1980.
  • Record League defeat: 0–13 vs. Newcastle United, 5 October 1946 (Football League Second Division).
  • Record FA Cup defeat: 1–8 vs. Brighton & Hove Albion, 19 September 1955.
  • Record League Cup defeat: 0–5 vs. Swansea City, 15 August 1978.

Season records[edit]

  • Longest stretch of wins (Football League): 10, 22 February 1980 – 12 April 1980.
  • Longest stretch of wins (Southern League): 14, 16 November 1994 – 21 January 1995.
  • Longest stretch without loss (Football League): 12, 24 September 1938 – 24 December 1938.
  • Longest stretch without loss (Conference South): 21, 31 October 2009 – 15 March 2010.

Attendance records[edit]

Player records[edit]

Most League appearances[edit]

As of 16 January 2011. (League matches only, includes appearances as substitute):

Name Career Appearances Goals
1 Wales Len Weare 1955–1970 526 0
2 Wales Ray Wilcox 1946–1959 489 0
3 Wales John Rowland 1958–1969 463 9
4 Wales Len Hill 1962–1974 357 63
5 England John Relish 1974–1990 348 9
6 Wales Nathan Davies 1998–2010 304 14

Most League Goals[edit]

As of 16 January 2011. (League goals only):

Name Career Appearances Goals Goals/game
1 Wales Reg Parker 1948–1954 201 99 0.49
2 Wales Chris Lilygreen 1983–1993 176 72 0.41
3 Republic of Ireland John Aldridge 1979–1983 170 69 0.41
4 Wales Rod Jones 1969–1978 288 68 0.24
5 England Tommy Tynan 1979–1983 183 66 0.36
6 Wales Jimmy Gittins 1921–1933 253 65 0.26
7 England Craig Reid 2008–2011 96 58 0.60

Transfer records[edit]

Pre 1989[edit]

Post 1989[edit]

PFA Team of the Year[edit]

The following have been included in the PFA Team of the Year whilst playing for Newport County :

International Honours[edit]

Full internationals[edit]

The following players received the following full international caps while playing for Newport County:

Schoolboy internationals[edit]

The following players have received schoolboy, under 17 or under 19 international caps while playing for Newport County:

Semi-pro internationals[edit]

The following players have received semi-pro international caps while playing for Newport County:

European matches[edit]

Newport County scores are shown first in every match

Season Competition Round Country Club Home
result
Away
result
Aggregate
1980–1981 European Cup Winners' Cup 1R Northern Ireland Crusaders F.C. 4–0 0–0 4–0
2R Norway SK Haugar 6–0 0–0 6–0
QF East Germany FC Carl Zeiss Jena 0–1 2–2 2–3

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swansea City A.F.C. "Past Players – Alan Waddle.". Archived from the original on 10 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "Stevenage sign Reid from Newport". BBC News. 31 January 2011. 
  3. ^ Bignot joins Blackpool.
  4. ^ Evans joins Wolves

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