FOREST 2 - 1 NEWPORT COUNTY - Sat Sep 02, 1939 (League Tier 2)

Date:
Sat Sep 02, 1939 (3:40 PM)

Opponent:
Newport County

Home/Away:
Home

Ground:
City Ground

Game Type:
League Tier 2

Score:
2-1  WON 

Half-time: 1-0


Sources:
Staffordshire Sentinel - Saturday 02 September 1939
Ken Smales - The First 125 Years
Nottingham Evening Post - Sunday 03 September 1939

Season:
1939-40

Referee:
B Ames

Attendance:
9,521

Pos Before/After:
15 8

Opp Before/After:
5 10

NEXT GAMES:

Next Game:
Peterborough United (Friendly)

League:
Barnsley

Newport County:
Feb 16, 1946


GAME COUNT:

League:
1645 (of 5007)
League Tier 2:
908 (of 2511)
Competitive:
1822 (of 5724)
Total:
2696 (of 7505)
Played:
84 years, 9 months, 18 days ago
Notes:
League abandoned due to WWII



Review
Newport County were delayed on the way to the game which subsequently kicked off 40 minutes late. This then proved to be the last league match of the season as the league was abandoned after just three games due to the outbreak of World War 2.


Logo
FOREST
Manager: Billy Walker
Prior form: LW (Old to recent)

Goals
Jack Surtees (28') - Jack Surtees last goal
John Maund (65') - John Maund only goal
Logo
NEWPORT COUNTY
Manager: Billy McCandless
Prior form: WD (Old to recent)

Goals
Hydes (55')

Lineup
 
Num Pos Age Player Notes
1GK30 Percy AshtonLast game
2D25 Reg TrimLast game
3D John Munro100th appearance
4M24 George Pritty
5M25 Robert Davies
6M25 Thomas ClarkLast game
7M Colin PerryLast game
8M Andy McCallLast game
9M23 Bob McCall
10F28 Jack Surtees goal (28')Last game
11M23 John Maund goal (65')Last game


Lineup

Num Pos Player
1GKFerguson
2DWebb
3DRichards
4DWM Owen
5DLow
6MBrinton
7MDuggan
8MHickman
9MHydes goal
10FWood
11FWE Owen


All the games in Division 2 on this day (Sat Sep 02, 1939)
Home Score Away
Birmingham City2-0Burnley
Bradford Park Avenue2-2Millwall
Coventry City4-2Barnsley
Fulham1-1Luton Town
Manchester City2-0Chesterfield
Newcastle United8-1Swansea Town
Nottingham Forest2-1Newport County
Sheffield Wednesday0-1Plymouth Argyle
Southampton3-0Bury
West Bromwich Albion3-4Tottenham Hotspur
West Ham United0-2Leicester City

TABLES BEFORE AND AFTER THE GAME



Table before:
SECOND DIVISION Home Away
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGDPts Current Form Status
1Luton Town220060100301003064 WW Champions
2West Ham United220052100211003134 WW Champions
3Birmingham City211031100200101123 DW Champions
4Bury211042100310101123 WD Champions
5Newport County211042110420000023 WD Champions
6West Bromwich Albion211054000001105413 WD Champions
7Chesterfield110020100200000022 W Champions
8Millwall210132101320000012 WL Champions
9Swansea Town210143001121003112 LW Champions
10Barnsley210154100410011312 WL Champions
11Coventry City202044010330101102 DD Champions
12Plymouth Argyle210133001131002002 LW Champions
13Tottenham Hotspur202022010110101102 DD Champions
14Leicester City2101451004300102-12 WL Champions
15Nottingham Forest2101341002000114-12 LW Champions
16Sheffield Wednesday2101341003100103-12 LW Champions
17Burnley101011010110000001 D Champions
18Manchester City2011450101100134-11 LD Champions
19Fulham2002250000000225-30 LL Champions
20Southampton2002260011300113-40 LL Champions
21Bradford Park Avenue2002050010300102-50 LL Champions
22Newcastle United2002050000000205-50 LL Champions


Table after:
SECOND DIVISION Home Away
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGDPts Current Form StatusResult(s)
1Luton Town321071100301104165 WWD Champions 1-1
12Birmingham City321051200400101145 DWW 2-0
83Coventry City312086110750101124 DDW 4-2
84Plymouth Argyle320143001132003014 LWW 1-0
35West Ham United320154101231003114 WWL 0-2
86Leicester City320165100431012214 WLW 2-0
67Tottenham Hotspur312065010111105414 DDW 4-3
78Nottingham Forest320155200410011404 LWW 2-1
19Millwall311154101320102213 WLD 2-2
510Newport County311154110420011213 WDL 1-2
711Manchester City311165110310013413 LDW 2-0
612West Bromwich Albion311188001341105403 WDL 3-4
913Bury3111451003101114-13 WDL 0-3
814Newcastle United310286100810020522 LLW 8-1
815Chesterfield210122100200010202 WL 0-2
616Barnsley3102781004100237-12 WLL 2-4
317Southampton3102561014300113-12 LLW 3-0
218Sheffield Wednesday3102351013200103-22 LWL 0-1
1019Swansea Town31025110011210149-62 LWL 1-8
120Fulham3012360101100225-31 LLD 1-1
421Burnley2011130101100102-21 DL 0-2
122Bradford Park Avenue3012270112500102-51 LLD 2-2

PICTURES AND NEWSPAPER CUTTINGS
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