1925–26 Newport County A.F.C. season

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Newport County
1925–26 season
Manager Jimmy Hindmarsh
Stadium Somerton Park
Third Division South 17th
FA Cup 2nd round
Welsh Cup Semi-final
Top goalscorer League: Davis (20)
All: Davis (21)
Highest home attendance 11,232 vs Brighton & Hove Albion (29 Aug 1925)
Lowest home attendance 3,284 vs Norwich City (1 May 1926)
Average home league attendance 5,976
Home colours
Away colours

The 1925–26 season was Newport County's sixth season in the Football League, fifth season in the Third Division South and sixth 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 14 10 18 64 74 0.865 38 11 5 5 39 27 27 3 5 13 25 47 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 H A A H H A A H H A H H A H A H A A A H H A H A H A A H A H A H A H A A H H A H A H
Result W D L W D D W L L L D D L L L W L D L W W L W W W L L W L W L W D D L L L W W L D D
Position 10 8 11 10 7 7 6 6 8 12 13 15 17 18 19 17 19 19 21 21 18 19 18 14 12 14 14 12 14 12 15 12 12 13 15 15 17 15 14 16 17 17
Last updated: 1 May 1926.
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
29 Aug 1925 Brighton & Hove Albion H 4–3 Davis 3, Taylor 11,232
3 Sep 1925 Charlton Athletic A 0–0 4,968
5 Sep 1925 Luton Town A 2–4 Davis 2 6,816
12 Sep 1925 Queens Park Rangers H 4–1 Davis 3, Lowes 8,834
17 Sep 1925 Charlton Athletic H 0–0 6,152
19 Sep 1925 Bristol Rovers A 2–2 Davis 2 4,096
23 Sep 1925 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic A 2–0 Lowes, OG 4,137
26 Sep 1925 Swindon Town H 0–4 8,144
1 Oct 1925 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic H 1–2 Davis 5,092
3 Oct 1925 Exeter City A 1–2 Gittins 8,206
10 Oct 1925 Reading H 1–1 Nairn 7,053
17 Oct 1925 Aberdare Athletic H 0–0 8,083
24 Oct 1925 Northampton Town A 0–2 7,987
31 Oct 1925 Brentford H 2–3 Taylor, Cook 4,933
7 Nov 1925 Watford A 1–5 Coates 5,393
14 Nov 1925 Southend United H 1–0 Davis 4,503
21 Nov 1925 Plymouth Argyle A 0–3 12,495
19 Dec 1925 Norwich City A 0–0 4,660
25 Dec 1925 Merthyr Town A 1–4 Drinnan 5,716
26 Dec 1925 Merthyr Town H 3–1 Carney 3 7,882
28 Dec 1925 Bristol City H 1–0 Carney 4,593
2 Jan 1926 Brighton & Hove Albion A 1–2 Carney 7,398
16 Jan 1926 Luton Town H 2–1 Coates, Drinnan 4,498
23 Jan 1926 Queens Park Rangers A 2–0 Carney, Cook 6,385
30 Jan 1926 Bristol Rovers H 3–1 Carney, Cook, Coates 3,472
6 Feb 1926 Swindon Town A 1–2 Carney 5,687
10 Feb 1926 Crystal Palace A 2–4 Forward 2 4,228
13 Feb 1926 Exeter City H 3–0 Davis 2, Drinnan 5,437
20 Feb 1926 Reading A 1–2 Davis 11,705
25 Feb 1926 Millwall H 1–0 Forward 4,425
27 Feb 1926 Aberdare Athletic A 0–2 4,346
6 Mar 1926 Northampton Town H 3–0 Coates, Smith, Drinnan 5,293
13 Mar 1926 Brentford A 3–3 Davis 2, Coates 9,643
20 Mar 1926 Watford H 3–3 Carney 2, Drinnan 5,282
27 Mar 1926 Southend United A 1–4 Drinnan 6,124
2 Apr 1926 Gillingham A 0–2 7,138
3 Apr 1926 Plymouth Argyle H 0–3 7,343
5 Apr 1926 Gillingham H 4–0 Drinnan 2, Gittins, Davis 5,500
10 Apr 1926 Bristol City A 2–1 Carney, Davis 9,802
17 Apr 1926 Crystal Palace H 2–3 Smith, Drinnan 4,477
24 Apr 1926 Millwall A 3–3 Davis, Lowes, Drinnan 12,884
1 May 1926 Norwich City H 1–1 OG 3,284

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
1 28 Nov 1925 Weymouth A 1–0 Taylor 3,465
2 12 Dec 1925 Northampton Town H 1–3 Drinnan 10,266

Welsh Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
5 18 Mar 1926 Barry H 0–0
5r 24 Mar 1926 Barry A 3–2 Coates 2, Drinnan
6 29 Mar 1926 Merthyr Town A 1–1 Carney
6r 12 Apr 1926 Merthyr Town H 2–0 Carney 2
SF 21 Apr 1926 Ebbw Vale A 1–2 Davis

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A GA Pts
1 Reading 42 23 11 8 77 52 1.481 57
2 Plymouth Argyle 42 24 8 10 107 67 1.597 56
3 Millwall 42 21 11 10 73 39 1.872 53
4 Bristol City 42 21 9 12 72 51 1.412 51
5 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 19 9 14 84 73 1.151 47
6 Swindon Town 42 20 6 16 69 64 1.078 46
7 Luton Town 42 18 7 17 80 75 1.067 43
8 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 42 17 9 16 75 91 0.824 43
9 Aberdare Athletic 42 17 8 17 74 66 1.121 42
10 Gillingham 42 17 8 17 53 49 1.082 42
11 Southend United 42 19 4 19 78 73 1.068 42
12 Northampton Town 42 17 7 18 82 80 1.025 41
13 Crystal Palace 42 19 3 20 75 79 0.949 41
14 Merthyr Town 42 14 11 17 69 75 0.920 39
15 Watford 42 15 9 18 73 89 0.820 39
16 Norwich City 42 15 9 18 58 73 0.795 39
17 Newport County 42 14 10 18 64 74 0.865 38
18 Brentford 42 16 6 20 69 94 0.723 38
19 Bristol Rovers 42 15 6 21 66 69 0.957 36
20 Exeter City 42 15 5 22 72 70 1.029 35
21 Charlton Athletic 42 11 13 18 48 68 0.706 35
22 Queens Park Rangers 42 6 9 27 37 84 0.440 21
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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