1990–91 Football Conference

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Football Conference
Season1990–91 [1]
Champions Barnet (1st Football Conference title)
Promoted to the Football League Barnet
Conference League Cup winners Sutton United
FA Trophy winners Wycombe Wanderers
Relegated to Level 6 Fisher Athletic,
Sutton United
Matches played462
Goals scored1,364 (2.95 per match)
Top goalscorer Gary Bull (Barnet), 30
Biggest home win AltrinchamMerthyr Tydfil 9–2 (16 February 1991);
BarnetFisher Athletic 8–1 (16 October 1990);
Merthyr TydfilFisher Athletic 7–0 (24 November 1990)
Biggest away win GatesheadSutton 0–9 (22 September 1990)
Highest scoring AltrinchamMerthyr Tydfil 9–2 (16 February 1991);
BarnetFisher Athletic 8–1 (16 October 1990);
Yeovil TownSlough Town 7–2 (6 April 1991);
Welling UnitedNorthwich Victoria 4–5 (29 September 1990);
GatesheadSutton 0–9 (22 September 1990)
Longest winning run Barnet, Kettering Town, 7 matches
Longest unbeaten run Altrincham, 28 matches
Longest losing run Yeovil Town, 7 matches
Highest attendance Colchester United v Altrincham, 7,221 (20 April 1991)
Lowest attendance?
Average attendance1,415 (– 0.09% compared to previous season)
1991–92

The Football Conference season of 1990–91 (known as the GM Vauxhall Conference for sponsorship reasons) was the twelfth season of the Football Conference.

Contents

Overview

Barnet finished the season as Conference champions and were promoted to the Football League Fourth Division, finishing narrowly ahead of Colchester United, who had been relegated to the Conference a year earlier.

There was no relegation from the Fourth Division to the Conference this year, due to expansion of the Football League.

New teams in the league this season

Final league table

PosTeamPldHWHDHLHGFHGAAWADALAGFAGAGDPtsPromotion or relegation
1 Barnet 421344502313535329+5187 Football Conference Champions, promoted to Football League Fourth Division
2 Colchester United [lower-alpha 1] 42164141139662722+3385
3 Altrincham 421263482211733924+4182
4 Kettering Town 421263381911552926+2280
5 Wycombe Wanderers 42153346176872929+2974 FA Trophy winners
6 Telford United 42113730219483231+1067
7 Macclesfield Town 42114638226872530+1163
8 Runcorn 421245442946112538+258
9 Merthyr Tydfil 42957372474102537+157
10 Barrow 421083342454122541657
11 Welling United 427104332765102230254
12 Northwich Victoria 428763330561032451052
13 Kidderminster Harriers 428583330651023371152
14 Yeovil Town 42957382946112029050
15 Stafford Rangers 42795302655111825350
16 Cheltenham Town 428672925461125471848
17 Gateshead [lower-alpha 2] 4210383238431420544048
18 Boston United 429484031371115381447
19 Slough Town [lower-alpha 2] 429483129421520512945
20 Bath City [lower-alpha 2] 42948392718121634642
21 Sutton United [lower-alpha 3] 426692933431433492039Relegated to the Isthmian League
22 Fisher Athletic 423992230261316494130Relegated to the Southern League
Source: [1]
Notes:
  1. Relegated from The Football League
  2. 1 2 3 New club in the Conference
  3. Conference League Cup winners

Results

Home \ Away ALT BAR BRW BAT BOS CHL COL FIS GAT KET KID MAC MER NOR RUN SLO STA SUT TEL WEL WYC YEO
Altrincham 4–11–12–01–13–02–20–04–13–21–25–29–20–21–03–00–04–12–10–11–02–2
Barnet 0–03–12–05–02–11–38–11–10–12–33–12–31–12–06–12–01–00–01–12–21–0
Barrow 1–04–21–11–10–02–23–13–10–11–31–10–22–22–12–12–03–12–11–12–21–0
Bath City 2–31–41–11–02–01–20–13–03–34–10–20–04–16–14–00–12–20–12–11–22–1
Boston United 2–61–30–23–02–11–34–15–11–23–11–13–04–12–20–10–22–22–10–00–14–0
Cheltenham Town 1–41–43–10–05–01–20–01–02–20–02–20–11–11–32–01–23–20–13–01–01–0
Colchester United 1–10–01–02–03–13–12–13–03–12–01–03–14–02–22–12–01–02–02–12–20–1
Fisher Athletic 0–02–41–20–31–21–10–00–20–01–11–20–05–20–11–11–31–12–01–12–32–1
Gateshead 0–31–35–12–00–13–31–21–01–22–11–11–00–43–11–02–10–95–10–32–11–1
Kettering Town 1–11–32–01–11–15–11–03–21–04–12–02–01–03–00–02–05–22–50–00–11–1
Kidderminster Harriers 0–10–33–13–23–32–00–03–32–33–00–01–23–13–11–22–11–01–31–21–20–0
Macclesfield Town 0–13–23–03–12–05–11–01–14–01–20–00–11–22–11–22–14–21–22–10–02–1
Merthyr Tydfil 0–21–10–20–02–03–03–07–03–11–31–20–23–20–03–01–13–02–31–02–41–1
Northwich Victoria 1–10–22–22–03–15–22–20–03–20–11–14–10–31–41–01–11–02–41–21–12–0
Runcorn 1–33–23–11–12–12–20–35–12–02–15–11–22–12–13–11–05–10–02–31–10–3
Slough Town 3–31–33–02–02–00–30–21–01–10–30–00–11–22–42–12–11–22–03–03–32–0
Stafford Rangers 2–12–22–22–11–22–20–22–00–10–03–12–22–00–01–13–41–21–11–02–11–1
Sutton United 1–20–12–11–10–02–30–13–13–31–21–23–11–12–21–35–20–30–31–11–01–0
Telford United 1–21–10–12–21–01–22–03–11–20–11–01–23–11–02–02–10–04–22–11–01–2
Welling United 2–21–44–22–10–00–01–11–16–00–01–00–02–14–52–22–02–11–21–11–10–3
Wycombe Wanderers 3–01–32–10–03–00–21–02–04–05–12–30–02–13–01–12–13–04–13–24–12–0
Yeovil Town 2–31–40–33–21–14–02–00–14–10–12–02–13–31–11–07–20–02–11–20–12–2
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source: Rothmans Football Yearbook 1991–92. Queen Anne Press, Macdonald Futura Publishers, London & Sydney, 1991. [1]
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
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Locations of the Football Conference teams 1990–1991

Top scorers in order of league goals

RankPlayerClubLeague FA Cup FA Trophy League CupTotal [1]
1 Gary Bull Barnet 3020032
2 Mark West Wycombe Wanderers 2463033
3 Ken McKenna Altrincham 2233230
4 Mark Carter Barnet 1901121
= Paul Randall Bath City 1903022
6 Colin Cowperthwaite Barrow 1801221
= Terry Robbins Welling United 1820121
8 Mario Walsh Colchester United 1701018
9 Paul Cavell Boston United 1652124
= Nicky Evans Barnet 1650021
11 Charlie Butler Gateshead 1500116
= Peter Howell Kidderminster Harriers 1504120
13 John Askey Macclesfield Town 1400014
= John Brady Altrincham 1412017
= Kim Casey Cheltenham Town 1421017

Promotion and relegation

Relegated

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 Jack Rollin (ed.), Rothmans Football Yearbook 1991–92. Queen Anne Press, MacDonald & Co., London and Sydney, 1991.