1921–22 Newport County A.F.C. season

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Newport County
1921–22 season
Manager Harry Parkes
Stadium Somerton Park
Third Division South 20th
FA Cup 1st round
Welsh Cup 3rd round
Top goalscorer League: W.F.Edwards (10)
All: Devlin (13)
Highest home attendance 10,000 vs Merthyr Town (5 Nov 1921)/Millwall (27 Dec 1921)
Lowest home attendance 6,000 vs Southend United (12 Sep 1921)
Average home league attendance 7,976
Home colours
Away colours

The 1921–22 season was Newport County's second season in the Football League. Due to league restructuring they were founding members of the new Football League Third Division South.

Season review[edit]

League[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
42 11 12 19 44 61 0.721 34 8 7 6 22 18 23 3 5 13 22 43 11

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
Ground A H H A A H H A H A H H A H A A H A A A H A H H A H A H A H A H H A A A H H A H H A
Result L L W L L W D D W L W D L L L L D W D D W D L D W L L W L W L L D L D W D D L W L L
Position 18 20 14 16 22 16 18 15 11 14 11 13 14 15 16 16 16 16 17 16 15 15 15 15 16 16 16 14 15 14 15 16 16 18 18 17 19 19 20 20 20 20
Last updated: 6 May 1922.
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
27 Aug 1921 Reading A 0–1 11,000
29 Aug 1921 Queens Park Rangers H 0–1 8,000
3 Sep 1921 Reading H 1–0 Devlin 7,000
5 Sep 1921 Queens Park Rangers A 1–2 Devlin 7,000
10 Sep 1921 Luton Town A 0–4 10,000
12 Sep 1921 Southend United H 2–1 Walker, W.Edwards 6,000
17 Sep 1921 Luton Town H 2–2 Devlin, Lythgoe 8,000
24 Sep 1921 Norwich City A 2–2 Walker, W.Edwards 8,000
1 Oct 1921 Norwich City H 1–0 Dobson 8,000
8 Oct 1921 Swindon Town A 2–3 W.Edwards 2 9,000
15 Oct 1921 Swindon Town H 4–0 Gaughan 2, Devlin, Lythgoe 8,000
22 Oct 1921 Plymouth Argyle H 0–0 8,000
29 Oct 1921 Plymouth Argyle A 0–1 14,000
5 Nov 1921 Merthyr Town H 0–2 10,000
12 Nov 1921 Merthyr Town A 1–2 W.Edwards 10,000
19 Nov 1921 Portsmouth A 3–4 W.Edwards 2, Devlin 13,000
26 Nov 1921 Portsmouth H 0–0 8,000
10 Dec 1921 Southend United A 1–0 Price 12,000
24 Dec 1921 Swansea Town A 2–2 Lythgoe, Gaughan 10,000
26 Dec 1921 Millwall A 1–1 Walker 17,000
27 Dec 1921 Millwall H 1–0 W.Edwards 10,000
31 Dec 1921 Exeter City A 2–2 Groves, W.Edwards 5,000
2 Jan 1922 Swansea Town H 2–3 Devlin 2 9,000
14 Jan 1922 Exeter City H 1–1 Walker 9,000
21 Jan 1922 Bristol Rovers A 4–3 Lythgoe 2, Brittan 2 8,000
28 Jan 1922 Bristol Rovers H 0–1 6,000
4 Feb 1922 Brentford A 0–1 8,000
11 Feb 1922 Brentford H 2–1 Walker, Devlin 6,500
18 Feb 1922 Aberdare Athletic A 0–3 7,000
25 Feb 1922 Aberdare Athletic H 1–0 Devlin 9,000
4 Mar 1922 Brighton & Hove Albion A 0–3 8,000
11 Mar 1922 Brighton & Hove Albion H 0–1 9,000
18 Mar 1922 Watford H 0–0 7,000
25 Mar 1922 Watford A 0–1 5,000
8 Apr 1922 Charlton Athletic A 1–1 Gaughan 6,000
14 Apr 1922 Gillingham A 2–0 Groves, Walker 10,000
15 Apr 1922 Northampton Town H 2–2 W.Edwards, Gittins 8,000
17 Apr 1922 Gillingham H 1–1 Walker 9,000
22 Apr 1922 Northampton Town A 0–2 3,000
27 Apr 1922 Charlton Athletic H 2–1 Walker, Shelton 6,000
29 Apr 1922 Southampton H 0–1 8,000
6 May 1922 Southampton A 0–5 9,000

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
5Q 3 Dec 1921 Bath City H 2–0 Devlin, Walker 6,000
6Q 17 Dec 1921 Wrexham A 0–0 8,000
6Qr 21 Dec 1921 Wrexham H 3–0 Devlin 3 5,000
1 7 Jan 1922 Newcastle United A 0–6 28,507

Welsh Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
3 18 Jan 1922 Cardiff City A 1–7 Gaughan 6,000

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A GA Pts
1 Southampton 42 23 15 4 68 21 3.238 61
2 Plymouth Argyle 42 25 11 6 63 24 2.625 61
3 Portsmouth 42 18 17 7 62 39 1.590 53
4 Luton Town 42 22 8 12 64 35 1.829 52
5 Queens Park Rangers 42 18 13 11 53 44 1.205 49
6 Swindon Town 42 16 13 13 72 60 1.200 45
7 Watford 42 13 18 11 54 48 1.125 44
8 Aberdare Athletic 42 17 10 15 57 51 1.118 44
9 Brentford 42 16 11 15 52 43 1.209 43
10 Swansea Town 42 13 15 14 50 47 1.064 41
11 Merthyr Town 42 17 6 19 45 56 0.804 40
12 Millwall 42 10 18 14 38 42 0.905 38
13 Reading 42 14 10 18 40 47 0.851 38
14 Bristol Rovers 42 14 10 18 52 67 0.776 38
15 Norwich City 42 12 13 17 50 62 0.806 37
16 Charlton Athletic 42 13 11 18 43 56 0.768 37
17 Northampton Town 42 13 11 18 47 71 0.662 37
18 Gillingham 42 14 8 20 47 60 0.783 36
19 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 13 9 20 45 51 0.882 35
20 Newport County 42 11 12 19 44 61 0.721 34
21 Exeter City 42 11 12 19 38 59 0.644 34
22 Southend United 42 8 11 23 34 74 0.459 27

Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against;
GA = Goal average; Pts = Points

Key
Division Champions
Re-elected
Failed re-election (none)

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