1919–20 Newport County A.F.C. season

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Newport County
1919–20 season
Manager Harry Parkes
Stadium Somerton Park
Southern League First Division 18th
FA Cup First round
Top goalscorer League: H.Dobson (10)
All: H.Dobson (10)
Highest home attendance 10,371 vs Portsmouth (1 May 1920)
Lowest home attendance 3,957 vs Swindon Town (29 Nov 1919)
Average home league attendance 6,183
Home colours
Away colours

The 1919–20 season was Newport County's fourth competitive season in the Southern League and the first in the First Division.

Season review[edit]

Results summary[edit]

Note: Two points for a win

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA Ave Pts W D L GF GA Ave W D L GF GA Ave
42 13 7 22 45 70 0.64 33 11 5 5 32 18 1.78 2 2 17 13 52 0.25

Last updated: 1 May 1920.
Source: [1]

Fixtures and results[edit]

Southern League First Division[edit]

Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
30 Aug 1919 Norwich City A 1–4 Jones 5,000
1 Sep 1919 Southend United A 0–3 2,500
6 Sep 1919 Brentford H 2–4 Harris, Dobson 5,500
8 Sep 1919 Southend United H 0–0 4,000
11 Sep 1919 Watford H 0–1 4,000
13 Sep 1919 Merthyr Town A 0–3 8,000
20 Sep 1919 Plymouth Argyle H 2–1 Lockly, Richards 7,000
27 Sep 1919 Bristol Rovers A 1–2 Savage 10,000
4 Oct 1919 Reading H 0–0 6,040
6 Oct 1919 Millwall A 1–5 Savage 6,000
11 Oct 1919 Southampton A 0–2 6,000
16 Oct 1919 Queens Park Rangers A 0–1 6,000
18 Oct 1919 Luton Town H 0–0 6,414
25 Oct 1919 Gillingham A 3–1 Savage 3 6,000
1 Nov 1919 Swansea Town H 0–3 6,137
8 Nov 1919 Exeter City A 2–1 Collins 2 4,000
15 Nov 1919 Cardiff City H 1–3 Richards 8,410
29 Nov 1919 Swindon Town H 2–0 Dobson, Gaughan 3,957
13 Dec 1919 Brighton & Hove Albion H 1–0 Mann 4,608
25 Dec 1919 Northampton Town H 3–0 Mann 2, Gaughan 5,671
26 Dec 1919 Northampton Town A 1–5 Devlin 8,000
27 Dec 1919 Portsmouth A 1–3 Gaughan 13,800
3 Jan 1920 Norwich City H 5–2 Dobson 2, Mann 2, Devlin 5,807
17 Jan 1920 Brentford A 1–2 Devlin 7,000
24 Jan 1920 Merthyr Town H 2–0 Mann, Gaughan 4,554
7 Feb 1920 Bristol Rovers H 0–2 6,419
14 Feb 1920 Reading A 0–2
21 Feb 1920 Southampton H 1–1 Mann 6,362
28 Feb 1920 Luton Town A 0–4 8,000
6 Mar 1920 Gillingham H 4–0 Devlin 2, Dobson, Gaughan 4,050
13 Mar 1920 Swansea Town A 1–2 Dobson 15,000
20 Mar 1920 Exeter City H 4–1 Dobson 2, Savage 2 6,004
24 Mar 1920 Watford A 0–0 4,000
27 Mar 1920 Cardiff City A 0–0 18,000
2 Apr 1920 Crystal Palace H 1–0 Dobson 10,084
3 Apr 1920 Queens Park Rangers H 3–0 Richards 2, Dobson 7,990
5 Apr 1920 Crystal Palace A 0–3 14,800
10 Apr 1920 Swindon Town A 0–3 9,000
14 Apr 1920 Plymouth Argyle A 0–3 4,000
17 Apr 1920 Millwall H 0–0 6,485
24 Apr 1920 Brighton & Hove Albion A 1–3 Lockley 10,000
1 May 1920 Portsmouth H 1–0 Gaughan 10,371

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
4Q 22 Nov 1919 Bath City H 5–2 Richards 2, Lockley, Mann, Savage 2,575
5Q 6 Dec 1919 Merthyr Town H 1–0 Mann 4,606
6Q 20 Dec 1919 Exeter City H 1–0 Devlin 7,764
1 10 Jan 1920 Leicester City H 0–0 7,523
1r 15 Jan 1920 Leicester City A 0–2 21,000

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A Pts Notes
1 Portsmouth 42 23 12 7 73 27 58 To Football League Third Division
2 Watford 42 26 6 10 69 42 58 To Football League Third Division
3 Crystal Palace 42 22 12 8 69 43 56 To Football League Third Division
4 Cardiff City 42 18 17 7 70 43 53 To Football League Second Division
5 Plymouth Argyle 42 20 10 12 56 29 50 To Football League Third Division
6 Queens Park Rangers 42 18 10 14 62 50 46 To Football League Third Division
7 Reading 42 16 13 13 51 43 45 To Football League Third Division
8 Southampton 42 18 8 16 72 63 44 To Football League Third Division
9 Swansea Town 42 16 11 15 53 45 43 To Football League Third Division
10 Exeter City 42 17 9 16 57 52 43 To Football League Third Division
11 Southend United 42 13 17 12 46 48 43 To Football League Third Division
12 Norwich City 42 15 11 16 64 57 41 To Football League Third Division
13 Swindon Town 42 17 7 18 65 67 41 To Football League Third Division
14 Millwall 42 14 12 16 52 55 40 To Football League Third Division
15 Brentford 42 15 10 17 53 59 40 To Football League Third Division
16 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 14 8 20 60 72 36 To Football League Third Division
17 Bristol Rovers 42 11 13 18 62 78 35 To Football League Third Division
18 Newport County 42 13 7 22 45 70 33 To Football League Third Division
19 Northampton Town 42 12 9 21 64 103 33 To Football League Third Division
20 Luton Town 42 10 10 22 51 76 30 To Football League Third Division
21 Merthyr Town 42 9 11 22 47 79 29 To Football League Third Division
22 Gillingham 42 10 7 25 34 74 27 To Football League Third Division

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