1923–24 Newport County A.F.C. season

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Newport County
1923–24 season
Manager Jimmy Hindmarsh
Stadium Somerton Park
Third Division South 10th
FA Cup 4th qualifying round
Welsh Cup Semi-final
Top goalscorer League: Conner (16)
All: Conner/Lowes (18)
Highest home attendance 12,000 vs Swansea Town (21 Apr 1924)
Lowest home attendance 6,000 vs Reading (22 Mar 1924)/Brentford (22 Apr 1924)
Average home league attendance 8,300
Home colours
Away colours

The 1923–24 season was Newport County's fourth season in the Football League, third consecutive season in the Third Division South and fourth season overall in the third tier.

Season review[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 17 9 16 56 64 0.875 43 15 4 2 39 15 34 2 5 14 17 49 9

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 H A A H H A A H A A H A H H A H A H A A H H H A A H A H H A A H A H A A A H H H A H
Result W L L W W W L D D L L L W W L W L L L D D W W L D W D D W L D W L W W L L W W W L D
Position 1 14 17 15 7 4 6 7 8 10 13 16 12 10 12 12 14 14 15 15 14 12 11 11 12 11 11 12 12 12 11 10 11 10 10 10 12 10 10 9 10 10
Last updated: 3 May 1924.
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
25 Aug 1923 Exeter City H 2–0 Lowes, Cook 10,000
29 Aug 1923 Portsmouth A 0–5 7,353
1 Sep 1923 Exeter City A 0–5 8,000
6 Sep 1923 Portsmouth H 2–1 Lowes, Cook 8,000
8 Sep 1923 Southend United H 5–0 Conner 2, Belle 2, Lowes 9,000
12 Sep 1923 Queens Park Rangers A 3–0 Lowes 2, Bell 10,000
15 Sep 1923 Southend United A 0–2 10,000
22 Sep 1923 Northampton Town H 1–1 Bell 9,500
29 Sep 1923 Northampton Town A 0–0 10,000
6 Oct 1923 Charlton Athletic A 1–2 Bell 5,000
13 Oct 1923 Charlton Athletic H 0–1 9,000
20 Oct 1923 Gillingham A 1–2 Bell 7,000
27 Oct 1923 Gillingham H 2–1 Bell 2 8,000
3 Nov 1923 Norwich City H 1–0 Charlton 7,800
10 Nov 1923 Norwich City A 1–3 Conner 7,000
1 Dec 1923 Swindon Town H 3–0 Charlton, Bell, Lowes 8,000
8 Dec 1923 Swindon Town A 0–3 4,626
15 Dec 1923 Plymouth Argyle H 1–2 Lowes 8,000
22 Dec 1923 Plymouth Argyle A 2–3 Nicholls 2 9,000
25 Dec 1923 Merthyr Town A 3–3 Conner 3 6,000
26 Dec 1923 Merthyr Town H 4–4 Lowes 2, Carney, Nicholls 8,000
29 Dec 1923 Watford H 1–0 Cook 8,000
1 Jan 1924 Queens Park Rangers H 2–1 Lowes 2 8,000
5 Jan 1924 Watford A 2–8 Conner 2
26 Jan 1924 Brentford A 0–0 5,000
2 Feb 1924 Bristol Rovers H 1–0 Conner 7,000
9 Feb 1924 Bristol Rovers A 0–0 8,000
16 Feb 1924 Brighton & Hove Albion H 0–0 7,000
1 Mar 1924 Luton Town H 1–0 Charlton 9,000
8 Mar 1924 Luton Town A 0–2 5,000
15 Mar 1924 Reading A 1–1 Conner 8,000
22 Mar 1924 Reading H 2–0 Conner, Lowes 6,000
26 Mar 1924 Brighton & Hove Albion A 0–4 3,000
29 Mar 1924 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic H 2–0 Conner, Lowes 8,000
5 Apr 1924 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic A 1–0 Conner 4,000
12 Apr 1924 Millwall A 1–2 Cook 15,000
18 Apr 1924 Swansea Town A 1–2 Nicholls 16,000
19 Apr 1924 Millwall H 2–1 Ogley, Conner 10,000
21 Apr 1924 Swansea Town H 4–1 Conner, Lowes, Gittins, Ogley 12,000
22 Apr 1924 Brentford H 3–2 Conner, Lowes, Gittins 6,000
26 Apr 1924 Aberdare Athletic A 0–2 4,000
3 May 1924 Aberdare Athletic H 0–0 8,000

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
4Q 17 Nov 1923 Exeter City A 0–2 10,000

Welsh Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
3 14 Feb 1924 Llanelly H 5–2 Lowes 3, Conner 2 2,900
4 17 Mar 1924 Cardiff City H 1–1 Charlton 5,500
4r 24 Mar 1924 Cardiff City A 0–0 5,000
4r2 31 Mar 1924 Cardiff City H 0–0 Charlton 4,000
4r3 10 Apr 1924 Cardiff City A 3–0 Carney, Charlton, Nicholls 2,000
SF 16 Apr 1924 Wrexham A 0–1 7,500

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A GA Pts
1 Portsmouth 42 24 11 7 87 30 2.900 59
2 Plymouth Argyle 42 23 9 10 70 34 2.059 55
3 Millwall 42 22 10 10 64 38 1.684 54
4 Swansea Town 42 22 8 12 60 48 1.250 52
5 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 21 9 12 68 37 1.838 51
6 Swindon Town 42 17 13 12 58 44 1.318 47
7 Luton Town 42 16 14 12 50 44 1.136 46
8 Northampton Town 42 17 11 14 64 47 1.362 45
9 Bristol Rovers 42 15 13 14 52 46 1.136 43
10 Newport County 42 17 9 16 56 64 0.875 43
11 Norwich City 42 16 8 18 60 59 1.017 40
12 Aberdare Athletic 42 12 14 16 45 58 0.776 38
13 Merthyr Town 42 11 16 15 45 65 0.692 38
14 Charlton Athletic 42 11 15 16 38 45 0.844 37
15 Gillingham 42 12 13 17 43 58 0.741 37
16 Exeter City 42 15 7 20 37 52 0.712 37
17 Brentford 42 14 8 20 54 71 0.761 36
18 Reading 42 13 9 20 51 57 0.985 35
19 Southend United 42 12 10 20 53 84 0.631 34
20 Watford 42 9 15 18 45 54 0.833 33
21 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 42 11 11 20 40 65 0.615 33
22 Queens Park Rangers 42 11 9 22 37 77 0.481 31
Key
Division Champions
Re-elected
Failed re-election

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

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