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Somerton Park
Newport County

Somerton Park was opened in 1912.
It was closed in 1989 when the club went out of business.

Somerton Park

Record attendance: 24,268 v Cardiff City
Division Three South, October 16th, 1937.

The stadium was also used for greyhound racing and speedway.
It was redeveloped for housing in 1992.

The photo was taken before the game against Weymouth on November 12th 1988. This was in the final season that the Club played at the ground. It was to be the last home victory to be recorded by Newport County at Somerton Park, winning 4-0 in front of a crowd of 1,238.

Below is a video from YouTube showing the ground in 1979
Thanks to W Gibson for sharing this with us:

Special thanks to Mark Horler for providing the photo above.

Do you have any photos of Somerton Park before it was redeveloped? Well we would love to include more on this website.
So if they are photos that you have taken yourself and wouldn't mind sharing them with others via this page then please e-mail me.

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