2017–18 Northern Football League

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The 2017–18 Northern Football League season was the 120th in the history of Northern Football League, a football competition in England.

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The constitution for Step 5 and Step 6 divisions for 2017–18 was announced on 26 May 2017, and fixtures were released on 3 June 2017. [1] [2]

Division One

Northern Football League
Division One
Season2017–18
Champions Marske United
Promoted Marske United
Morpeth Town
Relegated Washington
Billingham Synthonia
Matches played462
Goals scored1,727 (3.74 per match)
2018–19

Division One featured 19 clubs which competed in the division last season, along with three new clubs, promoted from Division Two:

League table

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsPromotion or relegation
1 Marske United 42326410231+71102Promoted to the Northern Premier League [lower-alpha 1]
2 Morpeth Town 42307511752+6597
3 Shildon 42248109355+3880
4 Sunderland RCA 42247119654+4279
5 West Auckland Town 422391010764+4378
6 Stockton Town 42232179172+1971
7 Newcastle Benfield 42225159071+1971
8 North Shields 422161510373+3069
9 Consett 42215169383+1068
10 Dunston UTS 42196177768+963
11 Ryhope Colliery Welfare 42193208587260
12 Ashington 421611158067+1359
13 Team Northumbria 42175206470656Resigned from the league [3]
14 Newton Aycliffe 421313165358552
15 Guisborough Town 4215101770821252 [lower-alpha 2]
16 Whitley Bay 421562173911851
17 Penrith 421532471851448
18 Seaham Red Star 421272357903343
19 Bishop Auckland 4213425681124443
20 Jarrow Roofing BCA 4211625701023239Resigned from the league [5]
21 Washington 424632391329318Relegated to Division Two
22 Billingham Synthonia 4227332812810013
Source: fchd
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored; 4) Number of matches won; 5) Head-to-head results [6]
Notes:
  1. 12 of the 14 runners-up at Step 5 were to have been promoted to Step 4.
    However, with resignations and mergers in leagues above, all fourteen runners-up were promoted.
  2. Guisborough Town were deducted three points for fielding a player while under suspension. [4]

Division Two

Northern Football League
Division Two
Season2017–18
Champions Blyth
Promoted Blyth
Hebburn Town
Whickham
Relegated Darlington Railway Athletic
Alnwick Town
Matches played420
Goals scored1,495 (3.56 per match)
2018–19

Division Two featured 18 clubs which competed in the division last season, along with three new clubs:

Also, Blyth Town changed name to Blyth.

League table

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsPromotion or relegation
1 Blyth 4026869539+5686Promoted to Division One
2 Hebburn Town 4024978537+4881
3 Whickham 40255108052+2880
4 Northallerton Town 40254119964+3579
5 Heaton Stannington 40219108657+2972
6 Thornaby 40215148553+3268
7 Willington 40207136549+1667
8 Tow Law Town 40197148870+1864
9 Billingham Town 401710138160+2161
10 Easington Colliery 40169157875+357
11 Durham City 40149177379651
12 Jarrow 4013111656691350
13 Esh Winning 401481876901450
14 Chester-le-Street Town 4013101758711349
15 West Allotment Celtic 401362164862245
16 Bedlington Terriers 40145216370744 [lower-alpha 1]
17 Ryton & Crawcrook Albion 401282053762344
18 Crook Town 4012622621044242
19 Brandon United 40892356883233
20 Darlington Railway Athletic 40942741904931Relegated to the Wearside League
21 Alnwick Town 406727511166525Relegated to the Northern Football Alliance
Source: fchd
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored; 4) Number of matches won; 5) Head-to-head results [6]
Notes:
  1. Bedlington Terriers were deducted three points for fielding a player registered after the deadline. [7]

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References

  1. "Club Allocations for Step 5–6" (PDF). FA. 26 May 2017. Retrieved 26 May 2017.[ permanent dead link ]
  2. "Fixture list for 2017/18 season". Northern Football League. 3 June 2017. Retrieved 4 June 2017.
  3. Team Northumbria withdraw from the Northern League just weeks before new season Chronicle Live, 10 July 2018
  4. "Points deducted – 20/01/2018". Northern Football League. 20 January 2018. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  5. "Jarrow Roofing BCA resign". Northern Football League. 6 May 2018. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  6. 1 2 "The FA Handbook Standardised Rules 2017-2018 (page 539, section 12.2)". The FA. Retrieved 21 July 2017.
  7. "Points deducted – 20/01/2018". Northern Football League. 20 January 2018. Retrieved 21 January 2018.

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