NEWPORT COUNTY    1980/81
      European Cup Winners Cup

Newport County made their one and only appearance in Europe as Welsh representatives in the ECWC following their 5-1 aggregate victory over Shrewsbury Town in the Welsh Cup final of 1979/80.

1st Round 
1st Leg Tue Sep 16 Crusaders (Northern Ireland) Home Won 4-0
2nd Leg Wed Oct 1 Crusaders Away Drew 0-0
Won 4-0 on aggregate.
2nd Round 
1st Leg Wed Oct 22 Haugar (Norway) Away Drew 0-0
2nd Leg Tue Nov 4 Haugar Home Won 6-0
Won 6-0 on aggregate
3rd Round 
1st Leg Wed Mar 4 Carl Zeiss Jena (East Germany) Away Drew 2-2
2nd Leg Wed Mar 18 Carl Zeiss Jena Home Lost 0-1
Lost 2-3 on aggregate.