NEWPORT COUNTY 

(''The Exiles'', ''The Ironside'', "The Port", "The County")

Year formed1912 (reformed 1989)
Turned professional
Limited company
Previous namesNone

Ground

Rodney Parade, Newport, South Wales NP19 0UU

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements112 x 72 yards (102 x 66 metres)
Ground capacity11,676 (reduced to 7,012 for football)
Record attendance at present ground9,836 v Tottenham Hotspur, FA Cup 4th round, 27th January 2018 (drew 1-1)
League career

Southern League Division Two: 1912 - 1914

Southern League Division One: 1914 - 1920

Division Three: 1920 - 1921

Division Three (South): 1921 - 1931 (not re-elected)

Southern League Western section: 1931 - 1932

Division Three (South): 1932 - 1939

Division Two: 1946 - 1947

Division Three (South): 1947 - 1958

Division Three: 1958 - 1962

Division Four: 1962 - 1980

Division Three: 1980 - 1987

Division Four: 1987 - 1988

Conference: 1988 - 1989 (expelled and record expunged)

Hellenic League: 1989 - 1990

Southern League Midland Division: 1990 - 1995

Southern League Premier Division: 1995 - 1997

Southern League Southern Division: 1997 - 1998

Southern League Midland Division: 1998 - 1999

Southern League Premier Division: 1999 - 2004

Conference South: 2004 - 2010

Conference: 2010 - 2013

League Two: 2013 - .

First Football League game28 August 1920 v Reading, Division Three, lost 0-1
Honours
European

None

Domestic - League

Division Three (South) champions: 1938-39

Conference South champions: 2009-10

Southern League Midland Division champions: 1994-95

Southern League Midland Division runners-up: 1998-99

Hellenic League champions: 1989-90

Domestic - Cup

Welsh Cup winners: 1979-80

Welsh Cup runners-up: 1962-63, 1986-87

FAW Premier Cup winners: 2007-08

FAW Premier Cup runners-up: 2002-03, 2006-07

FA Trophy runners-up: 2011-12

Best League position22nd, Division Two, 1946-47
Lowest League position24th, Division Four, 1987-88
Furthest in FA Cup5th round, 1948-49
Furthest in League Cup3rd round, 1962-63
Most League points
2 for a win61, Division Four, 1979-80
3 for a win78, Division Three, 1982-83 
Fewest League points
2 for a win22, Division Three, 1961-62
3 for a win25, Division Four, 1987-88
Most League goals scored85, Division Four, 1964-65 
Most League goals conceded133, Division Two, 1946-47 
Fewest League goals scored35, Division Four, 1987-88
Fewest League goals conceded42, Division Three (South), 1924-25 
Most wins in a League season

27, Division Four, 1979-80

Fewest wins in a League season

6, Division Four, 1987-88

Most draws in a League season18, Division Three, 1985-86 
Fewest draws in a League season

3, Division Two, 1946-47

Most losses in a League season33, Division Four, 1987-88 
Fewest losses in a League season9, Division Three (South), 1938-39
Record League win10-0 v Merthyr Town, Division Three (South), 10 April 1930
Record Cup win7-0 v Woking, 24 November 1928
Record defeat

0-13 v Newcastle United, Division Two, 5 October 1946

Highest number of League goals scored
in a seasontbc
in total99, Reg Parker, 1948-54 
Most League goals scored in one matchtbc 
Most League appearances526, Len Weare, 1955-70 

Most capped player

3, Nigel Vaughan for Wales
Youngest League player 
Highest transfer fee received

£100,000+ (undisclosed) for Craig Reid to Stevenage, 31 January 2011

£100,000+ (undisclosed) for Paul Bignot to Blackpool, 22 July 2011

£100,000+ (undisclosed) for Lee Evans to Wolverhampton Wanderers, 31 January 2013

Highest transfer fee paid£80,000 for Alan Waddle from Swansea City, December 1980