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Season 1968/69

Below is the fixture list for the 1968/69 season. It has been adapted from the results history that we have on this site.

I have not been able to validate all the information and I fully expect there to be some errors. If you think anything is wrong please let me know on [email protected]

If you have a copy of the final league table please send it to me so it can be displayed on this page. Thanks.

League

Southern League Premier Division
12th of 22

Cups

FA Cup
Knocked out by Brentwood Town in the 1st round.

Southern League Cup
Knocked out by Chelmsford City in the 2nd Round.

London Challenge Cup
Knocked out by West Ham United in the 2nd round. But not before knocking out Arsenal in the 1st round. To date, this remains our only competitive match against Arsenal making us one of the few sides who have a 100% record against them. <cough>

 
     
 
Date H/A/Cup Opposition Result Scorers Attendance Notes
10/8/1968 A Wellington Town 3-2 Ward (pen)
Figg
Eason
1846  
13/08/68 H Kings Lynn 0-2   1630  
17/08/68 H Poole Town 1-2 Meadows 1548  
21/08/68 A SLC R1 L1 Romford 3-4 Powell
Figg
Turley
2042  
24/08/1968 A Worcester City 0-1   1756  
27/08/68 H SLC R1 L2 Romford 3-0 Figg
Eason
Turley
1593  
31/8/1968 H Weymouth 3-2 Powell
Figg
Turley
1627  
07/09/68 A Romford 1-2 Figg 2473  
10/09/1968 A Rugby Town 2-4 Meadows (pen)
Lye
1147  
14/9/68 H Chelmsford City 0-1   1,417  
21/09/1968 A Yeovil Town 0-1   2040  
28/9/68 H Bedford Town 4-1 Powell (2)
Figg (2)
1984  
30/09/68 H LCC R1 Arsenal 4-1 Meadows (3)
George
2537  
5/10/68 A Guildford City 0-2   1828  
12/10/1968 H Worcester City 5-0 Meadows (2)
Figg
Eason
Stevens
1656  
19/10/1968 A Weymouth 1-0 Eason 1789  
21/10/1968 A LCC R2 West Ham United 1-2 Meadows 4050  
26/10/1968 H Burton Albion 3-1 Powell
Meadows
Stevens
1856  
2/11/68 H FAC QR4 Enfield 4-2 Meadows
Figg (3)
4918  
9/11/1968 H Wellington Town 3-3 Meadows (2, 1 pen)
Figg
1870  
16/11/1968 H FAC R1 Brentwood Town 1-1 Meadows 3065  
18/11/1968 A FAC R1 R Brentwood Town 0-1   4276  
23/11/68 H Guildford City 3-3 Powell
Figg
Eason
1302  
26/11/68 H SLC R2 Chelmsford City 2-2 Powell
Eason
1056  
30/11/1968 A Burton Albion 1-3 Eason 1061  
2/12/68 A SLC R2 R Chelmsford City 1-2 Meadows 2,794  
07/12/1968 H Margate 2-1 Meadows (2) 1157  
14/12/1968 A Dover 1-1 Figg 1308  
21/12/1968 H Dover 2-2 Meadows
Figg
1344  
26/12/1968 A Wimbledon 1-2 Eason 2313  
28/12/1968 H Wimbledon 1-1 Meadows 1370  
04/01/69 A Hereford United 1-3 Meadows 2634  
11/01/69 H Hillingdon Borough 6-0 Powell
Meadows
(3-1 pen)
Eason
George
1587  
25/01/69 A Poole Town 1-2 Meadows 700  
01/02/69 H Kettering Town 2-1 Eason (2) 1693  
15/02/1969 H Yeovil Town 2-0 Meadows
Eason
1286  
17/2/69 A Bedford Town 2-1 Meadows
Eason
1198  
22/02/1969 H Cheltenham Town 4-0 Meadows (2)
Embury
Eason
1404  
01/03/1969 A Cheltenham Town 3-1 Powell
Eason
George
1165  
08/03/69 H Hereford United 3-1 Powell
Meadows
George
2073  
15/03/69 A Kettering Town 0-0   1328  
19/03/69 A Kings Lynn 2-5 Embury
George
1037  
22/03/69 H Nuneaton Borough 2-1 Meadows
Own Goal
1717  
29/03/69 H Romford 2-3 Meadows
Eason
1660  
05/04/1969 A Margate 0-2   2149  
07/04/1969 H Cambridge United 0-0   2119  
08/04/1969 A Cambridge United 0-1   3423  
12/04/1969 H Rugby Town 1-1 Anderson 1238  
14/04/69 A Hillingdon Borough 2-5 Meadows (2) 2078  
19/4/69 A Chelmsford City 1-1 Meadows 2,240  
03/05/69 A Nuneaton Borough 1-1 Meadows 1982  
A = Away
F = Final
FAC = FA Cup
H = Home
L1 = Leg 1
LCC = London Challenge Cup
PR = Preliminary Round
QR1 = Qualifying Round 1
R = Replay
R1 = Round 1
SF = Semi Final
SLC = Southern League Cup

Notes
If you are looking for any "see below for notes" you need to visit the relevant page in our
A to Z history. It is usually about missing attendances but sometimes there are additional (and even amusing) footnotes.

Make a note of the team name and find them on the page linked to above.

If you can help with any missing information (or have a correction to make) I would love to hear from you on [email protected]

Thanks, John Snow, Website Editor.

 
     
  Attendance Graph

Below is an attendance graph for the 1968/69 season. Also shown is the average up to that game.

See notes below for further explanations, notes and caveats.

 
     
 
This season's average attendance: 1796    
This season's highest attendance: 4918   Enfield, FA Cup Qualifying Round 4, 02 November. 
This season's lowest attendance: 1056   Chelmsford City, Southern League Cup 2nd Round, 26 November. 
This season's league-only average attendance: 1597    
 
     
   
     
  Notes

Apart from the league-only average these figures also include cup games (including London Challenge).

The following plots are shown:

This season: The blue bars. This season's attendances.

Running Average: The pink line. The mean average total attendance up to that match number.

Last season's average: The yellow line. Last season's mean average total attendance up to that match number. Note that last season's 27th to 29th games' average attendances are not included as there were three fewer games this season.

 
     
 

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