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Newport IOW Info and History

Chairman:Bill Manuel
Vice Chairman:TBA
President:W H J Bunday
Commercial Manager:Ian Buckman
Secretary/Press Off.:Chris Cheverton
60 St. Davids Road, East Cowes,
Isle of Wight PO32 6EF
Tel:01983 281789
Manager: Tony Mount
Physio:Chris Cheverton

Formed:1888    Nickname:The Port
Colours:Gold & royal blue trim/gold/gold & royal trim
Change colours:White with purple trim
Midweek Matchday:Tuesday
Reserves' League:Isle of Wight League
'98-'99 - Captain:John Price
P. of Y.:Gary Green

St. Georges Park, St. Georges Way, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 2QH
Tel: 01983 525027
Capacity:5,000    Cover:1,000    Seats:300    Floodlights:Yes
Club Shop:Sells souvenirs & programmes. Contact Roger Sanders at ground.
Clubhouse:Open normal licensing hours. 2 bars, full range of hot and cold bar snacks. Buffet inside ground.

Leagues:Isle of Wight 1896-1928; Hants 28-86; Wessex 86-90
Ground:Church Litten (previously Well's Field) 1888-1988

Club Records
Attendance:2,217 FA Cup 1st Rd Nov 1994 v Aylesbury U., (6,000 v Watford, FACup 1st Rd 56-57, at Church Litten)
Win:14-1 v Thornycroft Athletic (H), Hampshire Lge Div. One, 22.12.45
Defeat:2-10, v Basingstoke Town (H). Hampshire Lge Div. One 12.10.68
Career Goalscorer:Eddie Walder    Career Appearances:Jeff Austin 540 (69-87)
Fee paid:£3,000 for Stuart Ritchie (Bashley, May 1991)    Fee received:£2,250 for Mick Jenkins (Havant, March 1992)

Best Season
FA Trophy:3rd Rd 98-99    FA Vase:Fifth Round 91-92, 93-94
FA Cup:2nd Rd 35-36 45-46. 1st Rd another 8 tunes - 45-46 52-55 56-59 94-95 95-96
League Clubs Defeated:Clapton Orient 45-46

Wessex Lg R-up 89-90, Comb. 91-92(res.); Hants Lg (11), R-up (7), Div. 2 R-up 70-71, Hants Snr Cup (8); Russell Cotes Cup(3); Pickford Cup (4); Isle of Wight Snr (Gold) Cup (33); Hants F'lit Cup 76-77 77-78; Isle of Wight Lg (4) 07-10 23-24; Hants I'mediate Cup 31-32 96-97; Hants Comb. Cup 38-39

Players Progressing: Gary Rowatt (Cambridge City, Everton)