1934–35 Newport County A.F.C. season

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Newport County
1934–35 season
Manager Jimmy Hindmarsh
Stadium Somerton Park
Third Division South 22nd (re-elected)
FA Cup 1st round
Third Division South Cup 1st round
Welsh Cup 6th round
Top goalscorer League: Bird (16)
All: Bird (17)
Highest home attendance 10,978 vs Bristol City (1 Sep 1934)
Lowest home attendance 2,399 vs Reading (28 Feb 1935)
Average home league attendance 5,186
Home colours
Away colours

The 1934–35 season was Newport County's third consecutive season in the Third Division South and their 14th in the Football League. The season started with three straight wins and the club found itself top of the table after the first match. However, with 18 defeats in the last half of the season County were forced into the re-election process for the fourth time, but were comfortably re-elected.

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 10 5 27 54 112 0.482 25 7 4 10 36 40 18 3 1 17 18 72 7

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 A H A H H A H A H H A H A H A H A A H A H A A H A H A H A H A H H A A H
Result W W W L L W L D L L W W D W L L L W D L L L L L L L D L L D L W L L L W L L L L L L
Position 1 1 2 2 5 5 9 9 12 16 12 9 10 7 11 13 13 11 12 13 15 17 18 18 19 19 19 19 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 22 22 22 22 22 22
Last updated: 5 May 1935.
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 1934 Exeter City A 1–0 Bird 8,295
27 Aug 1934 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic H 6–1 Bird 2, Burgess 2, Higgins, Green 7,651
1 Sep 1934 Bristol City H 2–0 Higgins, Bird 10,978
5 Sep 1934 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic A 1–3 Bird 5,722
8 Sep 1934 Millwall A 0–2 16,142
15 Sep 1934 Coventry City H 2–1 Bird, Weaver 10,580
22 Sep 1934 Clapton Orient A 0–4 4,715
29 Sep 1934 Gillingham H 2–2 Bird 2 5,460
6 Oct 1934 Reading A 1–6 Bird 8,074
13 Oct 1934 Northampton Town H 1–3 Bird 6,365
20 Oct 1934 Brighton & Hove Albion H 1–0 OG 3,696
27 Oct 1934 Cardiff City A 4–3 Whitehouse, Green, Burgess, Weaver 16,131
3 Nov 1934 Bristol Rovers H 1–1 Bird 7,146
10 Nov 1934 Southend United A 1–0 Bird 5,498
17 Nov 1934 Torquay United H 1–4 Bird 6,185
1 Dec 1934 Crystal Palace H 2–3 Thomas, Cook 4,317
8 Dec 1934 Charlton Athletic A 0–6 10,186
15 Dec 1934 Aldershot H 2–0 Bird, White 3,155
22 Dec 1934 Swindon Town A 0–0 6,121
25 Dec 1934 Watford H 0–1 7,290
26 Dec 1934 Watford A 0–7 11,695
29 Dec 1934 Exeter City H 1–3 Bird 4,174
5 Jan 1935 Bristol City A 1–2 Thomas 8,968
12 Jan 1935 Queens Park Rangers A 1–4 Burgess 4,511
19 Jan 1935 Millwall H 1–2 White 2,948
26 Jan 1935 Coventry City A 0–5 11,525
2 Feb 1935 Clapton Orient H 3–3 Clarke 2, Bird 2,738
9 Feb 1935 Gillingham A 0–5 3,689
23 Feb 1935 Northampton Town A 0–2 2,925
28 Feb 1935 Reading H 2–2 Weaver 2 2,399
2 Mar 1935 Brighton & Hove Albion A 1–3 Reynolds 5,687
9 Mar 1935 Cardiff City H 4–0 Weaver 2, Clarke 2 8,461
16 Mar 1935 Bristol Rovers A 3–5 Burgess, Perks, Clarke 6,306
23 Mar 1935 Southend United H 0–5 3,005
30 Mar 1935 Torquay United A 1–2 White 2,941
6 Apr 1935 Queens Park Rangers H 2–1 Weaver, Haycox 2,912
13 Apr 1935 Crystal Palace A 0–6 8,323
19 Apr 1935 Luton Town H 2–4 Haycox 2 4,052
20 Apr 1935 Charlton Athletic H 0–2 3,287
22 Apr 1935 Luton Town A 1–4 Weaver 8,759
27 Apr 1935 Aldershot A 2–3 Thomas 2 2,810
4 May 1935 Swindon Town H 1–2 Thomas 2,110

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
1 24 Nov 1934 Swindon Town A 0–4 12,776

Third Division South Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
1 22 Oct 1934 Northampton Town A 0–3 2,500

Welsh Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
6 13 Feb 1935 Cardiff City A 2–3 Bird, Reynolds 2,000

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A GA Pts
1 Charlton Athletic 42 27 7 8 103 52 1.981 61
2 Reading 42 21 11 10 89 65 1.369 53
3 Coventry City 42 21 9 12 86 50 1.720 51
4 Luton Town 42 19 12 11 92 60 1.533 50
5 Crystal Palace 42 19 10 13 86 64 1.344 48
6 Watford 42 19 9 14 76 49 1.551 47
7 Northampton Town 42 19 8 15 65 67 0.970 46
8 Bristol Rovers 42 17 10 15 73 77 0.948 44
9 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 17 9 16 69 62 1.113 43
10 Torquay United 42 18 6 18 81 75 1.080 42
11 Exeter City 42 16 9 17 70 75 0.933 41
12 Millwall 42 17 7 18 57 62 0.919 41
13 Queens Park Rangers 42 16 9 17 63 72 0.875 41
14 Clapton Orient 42 15 10 17 65 65 1.000 40
15 Bristol City 42 15 9 18 52 68 0.765 39
16 Swindon Town 42 13 12 17 67 78 0.859 38
17 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 42 15 7 20 54 71 0.761 37
18 Aldershot 42 13 10 19 50 75 0.667 36
19 Cardiff City 42 13 9 20 62 82 0.756 35
20 Gillingham 42 11 13 18 55 75 0.733 35
21 Southend United 42 11 9 22 65 78 0.833 31
22 Newport County 42 10 5 27 54 112 0.482 25
Key
Division Champions
Re-elected
Failed re-election

Election[edit]

Votes Club Fate
48 Southend United Re-elected to the League
43 Newport County Re-elected to the League
1 Bath City Not elected to the League
1 Folkestone Not elected to the League

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