1928–29 Newport County A.F.C. season

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Newport County
1928–29 season
Manager Jimmy Hindmarsh
Stadium Somerton Park
Third Division South 16th
FA Cup 2nd round
Welsh Cup 6th round
Top goalscorer League: Pugh (12)
All: Richardson (15)
Highest home attendance 7,737 vs Swindon Town (15 Sep 1928)
Lowest home attendance 1,835 vs Torquay United (2 Feb 1929)
Average home league attendance 3,695
Home colours
Away colours

The 1928–29 season was Newport County's ninth season in the Football League, eighth season in the Third Division South and ninth 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 13 9 20 69 86 0.802 35 8 6 7 37 28 22 5 3 13 32 58 13

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 A H A H A H H A H A H H H A H A A H A H H A A A H A A H A A H H A H H A A H
Result W D D D D L L W L D L L L W L D L L L L L W L L W W W L W L L D W W W W L W D L L D
Position 6 3 5 6 4 11 15 11 12 13 16 17 18 16 18 16 17 18 19 22 22 21 22 22 21 20 19 19 19 20 20 20 17 17 16 15 16 15 15 16 16 16
Last updated: 4 May 1929.
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 1928 Walsall H 3–1 Harper, Gittins, Waterston 6,035
30 Aug 1928 Queens Park Rangers A 0–0 9,920
1 Sep 1928 Charlton Athletic A 2–2 Bowsher, Waterston 10,718
6 Sep 1928 Queens Park Rangers H 0–0 5,293
8 Sep 1928 Crystal Palace A 1–1 Gittins 14,796
15 Sep 1928 Swindon Town H 0–1 7,737
22 Sep 1928 Torquay United A 1–4 Wardell 5,908
29 Sep 1928 Gillingham H 5–0 Waterston 3, Bowsher, Thomas 4,354
6 Oct 1928 Plymouth Argyle A 2–5 Thomas, Wardell 11,597
13 Oct 1928 Fulham H 3–3 Waterston 2, Watts 6,994
20 Oct 1928 Northampton Town H 0–3 4,405
27 Oct 1928 Coventry City A 1–3 Gittins 10,876
3 Nov 1928 Luton Town H 1–2 Waterston 4,177
10 Nov 1928 Brentford A 3–1 Gittins, Waterston, Wardell 5,395
17 Nov 1928 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic H 0–2 3,309
1 Dec 1928 Southend United H 2–2 Reid, Ward 3,725
15 Dec 1928 Brighton & Hove Albion H 1–2 Gittins 2,174
22 Dec 1928 Norwich City A 1–3 Wardell 4,824
25 Dec 1928 Watford H 0–2 3,351
26 Dec 1928 Watford A 0–3 9,463
29 Dec 1928 Walsall A 1–3 Thomas 5,940
5 Jan 1929 Charlton Athletic H 2–0 Gittins, Young 2,401
12 Jan 1929 Merthyr Town A 1–2 Thomas 2,603
19 Jan 1929 Crystal Palace H 1–3 Wardell 3,399
2 Feb 1929 Torquay United H 4–1 Maidment, Pugh, G.Richardson, Wardell 1,835
9 Feb 1929 Gillingham A 4–0 Pugh 2, G.Richardson 2 3,223
23 Feb 1929 Fulham A 3–2 Pugh, Wardell, G.Richardson 15,361
2 Mar 1929 Northampton Town A 0–7 8,864
9 Mar 1929 Coventry City H 2–1 Pugh, G.Richardson 4,398
16 Mar 1929 Luton Town A 2–5 Gittins, Buckler 8,782
20 Mar 1929 Exeter City A 1–6 G.Richardson 2,255
23 Mar 1929 Brentford H 1–1 Pugh 3,090
29 Mar 1929 Bristol Rovers A 3–0 G.Richardson 2, Young 10,375
30 Mar 1929 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic A 1–0 G.Richardson 5,190
1 Apr 1929 Bristol Rovers H 2–0 Pugh, Gittins 5,659
6 Apr 1929 Merthyr Town H 6–1 Pugh 3, Thomas 2, Young 3,599
13 Apr 1929 Southend United A 2–4 Pugh, Thomas 4,820
18 Apr 1929 Plymouth Argyle H 1–0 Pugh 3,499
20 Apr 1929 Exeter City H 1–1 Thomas 3,058
27 Apr 1929 Brighton & Hove Albion A 1–2 Thomas 4,759
1 May 1929 Swindon Town A 2–5 G.Richardson 2 1,542
4 May 1929 Norwich City H 2–2 Wardell 2 2,117

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
1 24 Nov 1928 Woking H 7–0 Young 3, Pugh 2, Gittins, Reid 3,800
2 8 Dec 1928 Norwich City A 0–6 9,072

Welsh Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
5 28 Feb 1929 Swansea Town H 5–1 G.Richardson 4, Maidment
6 25 Mar 1929 Cardiff City H 0–1

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A GA Pts
1 Charlton Athletic 42 23 8 11 86 60 1.433 54
2 Crystal Palace 42 23 8 11 81 67 1.209 54
3 Northampton Town 42 20 12 10 96 57 1.684 52
4 Plymouth Argyle 42 20 12 10 83 51 1.627 52
5 Fulham 42 21 10 11 101 71 1.423 52
6 Queens Park Rangers 42 19 14 9 82 61 1.344 52
7 Luton Town 42 19 11 12 89 73 1.219 49
8 Watford 42 19 10 13 79 74 1.068 48
9 Bournemouth 42 19 9 14 84 77 1.091 47
10 Swindon Town 42 15 13 14 75 72 1.042 43
11 Coventry City 42 14 14 14 62 57 1.088 42
12 Southend United 42 15 11 16 80 75 1.067 41
13 Brentford 42 14 10 18 56 60 0.933 38
14 Walsall 42 13 12 17 73 79 0.924 38
15 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 16 6 20 58 76 0.763 38
16 Newport County 42 13 9 20 69 86 0.802 35
17 Norwich City 42 14 6 22 69 81 0.852 34
18 Torquay United 42 14 6 22 66 84 0.786 34
19 Bristol Rovers 42 13 7 22 60 79 0.759 33
20 Merthyr Town 42 11 8 23 55 103 0.534 30
21 Exeter City 42 9 11 22 67 88 0.761 29
22 Gillingham 42 10 9 23 43 83 0.518 29
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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