1966–67 Newport County A.F.C. season

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Newport County
1966–67 season
Manager Billy Lucas
Stadium Somerton Park
Fourth Division 18th
FA Cup 1st round
League Cup 1st round
Welsh Cup Semi-final
Top goalscorer League: Jones (15)
All: Jones (19)
Highest home attendance 8,500 vs Cardiff City (15 Mar 1967)
Lowest home attendance 1,222 vs Bradford City (10 Apr 1967)
Average home league attendance 2,885
Home colours
Away colours

The 1966–67 season was Newport County's fifth consecutive season in the Football League Fourth Division since relegation at the end of the 1961–62 season and their 39th overall in the Football League.

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
46 12 16 18 56 63 0.889 40 9 9 5 35 23 27 3 7 13 21 40 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 43 44 45 46
Ground A H A A H A A H H A A H H A H H A H A H A H A A H A H H A A A H H A A H H A H H A A H H A H
Result D W L W L D W W W L D D L L W W L D L W D W D L D L L D L L D D D L D D L L D D L W L W L W
Position 11 4 13 8 13 13 9 5 2 3 3 6 7 10 6 6 7 7 12 11 13 12 10 12 12 13 15 17 18 18 17 17 15 14 16 16 17 18 16 18 20 18 19 17 17 18
Last updated: 13 May 1967.
Source: [1]

Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Fixtures and results[edit]

Fourth Division[edit]

Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
20 Aug 1966 Lincoln City A 2–2 Jones 2 4,037
27 Aug 1966 Barnsley H 2–0 OG 2 2,939
3 Sep 1966 Luton Town A 1–3 Fraser 5,377
5 Sep 1966 Chesterfield A 1–0 Thomas 7,027
10 Sep 1966 Aldershot H 1–2 Jones 2,521
17 Sep 1966 Wrexham A 2–2 Pugh, Rathbone 5,935
19 Sep 1966 Hartlepools United A 1–0 Jones 4,096
24 Sep 1966 Southend United H 3–0 Morgan 2, Hill 2,944
26 Sep 1966 Chesterfield H 4–1 Jones 3, Morgan 5,774
30 Sep 1966 Tranmere Rovers A 1–2 Jones 5,952
7 Oct 1966 Stockport County A 0–0 12,041
15 Oct 1966 Rochdale H 2–2 Jones, Rathbone 4,615
17 Oct 1966 Hartlepools United H 0–2 5,458
22 Oct 1966 Southport A 0–1 6,205
24 Oct 1966 Luton Town H 2–0 Fraser, Morgan 3,451
29 Oct 1966 Notts County H 1–0 OG 3,670
5 Nov 1966 Chester A 2–4 Hill, G.Smith 5,257
12 Nov 1966 Bradford Park Avenue H 0–0 3,139
19 Nov 1966 Port Vale A 0–2 3,883
10 Dec 1966 York City H 4–2 Morgan 2, Hill, OG 1,872
26 Dec 1966 Exeter City A 0–0 7,044
27 Dec 1966 Exeter City H 3–2 Jones 2, Morgan 4,082
31 Dec 1966 Barnsley A 1–1 Morgan 7,610
14 Jan 1967 Aldershot A 0–5 4,403
21 Jan 1967 Wrexham H 1–1 Wood 2,882
4 Feb 1967 Southend United A 0–1 7,412
13 Feb 1967 Tranmere Rovers H 1–2 Jones 2,453
25 Feb 1967 Stockport County H 1–1 Melling 2,351
4 Mar 1967 Rochdale A 0–2 2,041
6 Mar 1967 Barrow A 0–1 5,186
11 Mar 1967 Halifax Town A 2–2 G.Smith, Melling 3,454
13 Mar 1967 Lincoln City H 0–0 2,245
18 Mar 1967 Southport H 0–0 2,300
25 Mar 1967 Crewe Alexandra A 2–3 G.Smith, Melling 4,690
27 Mar 1967 Brentford A 1–1 Melling 9,600
28 Mar 1967 Brentford H 1–1 Bird 2,546
3 Apr 1967 Chester H 2–3 Jones, A.Williams 2,591
8 Apr 1967 Bradford Park Avenue A 1–3 Hill 2,724
10 Apr 1967 Bradford City H 1–1 Reynolds 1,222
17 Apr 1967 Port Vale H 1–1 G.Smith 1,912
22 Apr 1967 Notts County A 1–2 Melling 3,455
26 Apr 1967 Bradford City A 2–1 Wood, Jones 3,825
29 Apr 1967 Barrow H 0–1 2,263
1 May 1967 Halifax Town H 3–0 Bird, Morgan, Melling 1,600
5 May 1967 York City A 1–2 Melling 2,605
13 May 1967 Crewe Alexandra H 2–1 Jones, A.Williams 1,539

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
1 26 Nov 1966 Brighton & Hove Albion H 1–2 Thomas 5,000

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
1 24 Aug 1966 Swansea Town H 1–2 Jones 3,816

Welsh Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance
5 7 Jan 1967 Llanelly A 6–2 Jones 3, Pugh, Thomas 2 2,500
6 16 Feb 1967 Bangor City H 0–0 1,479
6r 22 Feb 1967 Bangor City A 1–0 Hill 1,500
SF 15 Mar 1967 Cardiff City H 1–2 Melling 8,500

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GAvg
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Stockport County (C) 46 26 12 8 69 42 1.643 64 Promoted to the Third Division
2 Southport (P) 46 23 13 10 69 42 1.643 59
3 Barrow (P) 46 24 11 11 76 54 1.407 59
4 Tranmere Rovers (P) 46 22 14 10 66 43 1.535 58
5 Crewe Alexandra 46 21 12 13 70 55 1.273 54
6 Southend United 46 22 9 15 70 49 1.429 53
7 Wrexham 46 16 20 10 76 62 1.226 52
8 Hartlepools United 46 22 7 17 66 64 1.031 51
9 Brentford 46 18 13 15 58 56 1.036 49
10 Aldershot 46 18 12 16 72 57 1.263 48
11 Bradford City 46 19 10 17 74 62 1.194 48
12 Halifax Town 46 15 14 17 59 68 0.868 44
13 Port Vale 46 14 15 17 55 58 0.948 43
14 Exeter City 46 14 15 17 50 60 0.833 43
15 Chesterfield 46 17 8 21 60 63 0.952 42
16 Barnsley 46 13 15 18 60 64 0.938 41
17 Luton Town 46 16 9 21 59 73 0.808 41
18 Newport County 46 12 16 18 56 63 0.889 40
19 Chester 46 15 10 21 54 78 0.692 40
20 Notts County 46 13 11 22 53 72 0.736 37
21 Rochdale 46 13 11 22 53 75 0.707 37 Re-elected
22 York City 46 12 11 23 65 79 0.823 35
23 Bradford Park Avenue 46 11 13 22 52 79 0.658 35
24 Lincoln City 46 9 13 24 58 82 0.707 31

Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

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