2000–01 Football Conference

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Football Conference
Season2000–01
Champions Rushden & Diamonds (1st Football Conference title)
Direct promotion Rushden & Diamonds
Conference League Cup winners Chester City
FA Trophy winners Canvey Island (Isthmian League) (1st FA Trophy title)
Relegated to Level 6 Hednesford,
Kettering Town,
Kingstonian
Matches played462
Goals scored1,256 (2.72 per match)
Top goalscorer Duane Darby (Rushden & Diamonds), 24
Biggest home win HednesfordNorthwich Victoria 7–1 (2 September 2000)
Biggest away win KingstonianMorecambe 1–6 (10 March 2000)
Highest scoring Leigh RMINuneaton 6–2 (3 March 2001);
BostonHereford 5–3 (5 May 2001);
StevenageTelford United 5–3 (30 September 2000);
Forest Green RoversDagenham & Redbridge 4–4 (16 September 2000);
MorecambeScarborough 4–4 (16 December 2000);
WokingDagenham & Redbridge 4–4 (14 April 2001)
Longest winning run?
Longest unbeaten run?
Longest losing run?
Highest attendance Yeovil Town v Rushden & Diamonds, 8,868 (21 April 2001)
Lowest attendance?
Average attendance1,553 (– 4% compared to the previous season)
2001–02

The Football Conference season of 2000–01 was the twenty-second season of the Football Conference, also known as the Nationwide Conference for sponsorship reasons.

Contents

Changes since the previous season

Locations

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Locations of the Football Conference London teams 2000–2001

Final league table

PosTeamPldHWHDHLHGFHGAAWADALAGFAGAGDPtsPromotion or relegation
1 Rushden & Diamonds (C, P)421461411311553723+4286Promoted to the 2001–02 League Division Three
2 Yeovil Town 421434411710563233+2380
3 Dagenham & Redbridge 421344391910473235+1777
4 Southport 42957332411462522+1269
5 Leigh RMI 42115538248672533+668
6 Telford United 42131733236781828065
7 Stevenage Borough 42876363371133528+1063
8 Chester City 4298429197682024+662
9 Doncaster Rovers 42115528174891926+458
10 Scarborough 4279529257772729+258
11 Hereford United 426123271983103327+1457
12 Boston United 421074432831083135+1156
13 Nuneaton Borough 42957352641072534054
14 Woking 42510630308582227554
15 Dover Athletic 42966322255112234253
16 Forest Green Rovers 426962828561015261148
17 Northwich Victoria 428763124361218431846
18 Hayes 4256102231741022402746
19 Morecambe 42858352937112937245
20 Kettering Town (R)4255112331651023311643Relegated to the Southern League
21 Kingstonian (R)4235131940551128332634Relegated to the Isthmian League
22 Hednesford Town (R)4226132438371122484028Relegated to the Southern League
Source: [1]
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.

Results

Home \ Away BOS CHE D&R DON DOV FGR HAY HED HER KET KIN LEI MOR NOR NUN R&D SCA SOU STB TEL WOK YEO
Boston United 0–05–13–11–20–00–13–45–34–32–10–12–11–14–11–12–21–03–32–10–04–1
Chester City 2–21–13–01–00–10–00–12–12–10–01–11–01–14–01–23–20–11–11–03–32–1
Dagenham & Redbridge 2–11–12–11–13–12–06–12–15–11–22–13–21–01–10–21–00–13–00–01–22–0
Doncaster Rovers 4–21–01–01–13–00–03–12–10–00–24–01–00–21–13–20–21–00–01–20–12–0
Dover Athletic 0–01–13–11–11–24–14–01–01–01–31–22–23–02–14–10–20–11–01–30–01–1
Forest Green Rovers 0–31–14–42–22–11–20–21–13–23–13–10–01–00–00–02–32–02–31–10–00–1
Hayes 1–11–34–10–33–21–01–10–22–11–11–21–12–20–00–30–11–00–10–11–22–3
Hednesford Town 2–40–00–22–40–01–11–30–31–23–21–20–07–10–32–30–10–11–11–11–21–2
Hereford United 1–12–00–10–14–23–13–21–10–00–01–12–20–01–13–11–10–01–12–00–12–2
Kettering Town 2–24–00–00–00–21–30–22–00–23–10–11–52–31–2 0–2 1–11–11–20–12–02–1
Kingstonian 0–01–32–31–10–00–10–11–00–30–10–21–61–02–22–42–23–10–20–10–33–4
Leigh RMI 2–20–11–20–12–11–14–02–22–11–02–11–03–06–21–02–02–21–41–12–02–3
Morecambe 2–00–22–32–11–20–24–00–01–10–23–21–24–04–22–14–41–31–20–03–00–0
Northwich Victoria 0–31–13–01–12–00–03–42–21–01–22–11–11–02–20–03–00–23–20–14–01–2
Nuneaton Borough 3–11–22–01–01–22–01–15–11–21–12–12–15–13–11–11–21–20–31–11–10–2
Rushden & Diamonds 0–02–02–10–02–10–04–05–11–0 1–1 2–11–14–12–12–11–04–02–23–02–01–2
Scarborough 2–20–20–13–12–01–02–00–02–40–11–01–12–24–00–00–31–12–21–13–22–2
Southport 3–11–00–11–02–11–12–02–01–12–32–21–21–21–11–21–33–12–23–00–13–0
Stevenage Borough 3–21–20–20–01–13–13–34–12–12–02–53–01–13–11–10–21–11–35–30–30–0
Telford United 3–23–00–11–00–21–02–02–11–02–10–12–12–02–32–11–21–02–32–23–11–2
Woking 1–11–04–41–14–12–01–21–10–31–10–01–13–11–10–21–41–11–21–13–02–3
Yeovil Town 2–12–11–32–04–02–03–04–22–32–03–16–13–21–00–00–00–10–11–12–01–0
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source: [1]
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top scorers in order of league goals

RankPlayerClubLeague FA Cup FA Trophy League CupTotal
1 Duane Darby Rushden & Diamonds 2403027
2 Steve Jones Leigh RMI 1910121
3 Warren Patmore Yeovil Town 1830122
= Justin Jackson Rushden & Diamonds 1811020
5 Darran Hay Stevenage Borough 1501016
6 Rob Elmes Hereford United 1404018
7 Alex Meechan Forest Green Rovers 1305018
= Ken Charlery Boston United 1331017
= Marc McGregor Nuneaton Borough 1310216
= Ian Arnold Southport 1311015
= Dave Ridings Leigh RMI 1300114
= Simon Parke Southport 1300013
= Charlie Griffin Woking 1300013
14 Mark Beesley Chester City 1211317
= Tony Black Leigh RMI 1231117
= Darren Collins Kettering Town 1220014
= Gary Paterson Doncaster Rovers 1210013
= Joff Vansittart Dover Athletic 1200012
19 Neil Illman Stevenage Borough 1104217
= Rocky Baptiste Hayes 1100011
= Dale Watkins Kettering Town 1100011
= Jon Brady Rushden & Diamonds 1100011

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