Northern Football League
Season2018–19

The 2018–19 Northern Football League season is the 121st in the history of Northern Football League, a football competition in England.

Division One

Division One should consist of 20 clubs, however Team Northumbria resigned from the league and disbanded during the close season, and Blyth resigned shortly after the start of the season, after playing four games.

Stadia and locations

Club Stadium Capacity
Ashington Woodhorn Lane
Bishop Auckland Heritage Park
Blyth Woodhorn Lane
Consett Belle View Stadium
Dunston UTS UTS Stadium
Guisborough Town King George V Ground
Hebburn Town Energy Check S G
Newcastle Benfield Sam Smith’s Park 2,000
Newton Aycliffe Moore Lane Park
North Shields Daren Persson Stadium
Penrith Frenchfield Stadium
Ryhope Colliery Welfare Ryhope Rec Ground
Seaham Red Star Seaham Town Park
Shildon Dean Street
Stockton Town Bishopton Road West
Sunderland Ryhope Comm Ass Meadow Park
Team Northumbria
West Auckland Town Darlington Road
Whickham Glebe Sports Ground
Whitley Bay Hillheads Park 4,500

League table

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Dunston UTS (C, P) 34 26 5 3 79 30 +49 83 Promoted to the Northern Premier League
2 Hebburn Town 34 19 9 6 85 62 +23 66
3 Bishop Auckland 34 18 8 8 84 53 +31 62
4 Consett 34 18 7 9 80 58 +22 61
5 Sunderland RCA 34 19 4 11 69 47 +22 61
6 Shildon 34 16 8 10 62 46 +16 56
7 Stockton Town 34 16 6 12 85 56 +29 54
8 West Auckland Town 34 14 11 9 62 40 +22 53
9 North Shields 34 16 4 14 58 55 +3 52
10 Newcastle Benfield 34 15 6 13 59 65 −6 51
11 Ryhope Colliery Welfare 34 14 5 15 64 70 −6 47
12 Newton Aycliffe 34 9 9 16 49 66 −17 36
13 Whitley Bay 34 9 7 18 58 88 −30 34
14 Seaham Red Star 34 9 6 19 56 87 −31 33
15 Guisborough Town 34 8 7 19 56 69 −13 31
16 Ashington 34 7 8 19 44 65 −21 29
17 Whickham 34 6 7 21 54 86 −32 25
18 Penrith 34 5 7 22 39 100 −61 22 Reprieved from relegation
19 Blyth 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0[a] Resigned
Updated to match(es) played on 13 April 2019. Source: NL website
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored; 4) Number of matches won; 5) Head-to-head results [2]
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted.
Notes:
  1. ^ Blyth resigned from the league after playing, and winning, three games. All results expunged.[1]

Division Two

Division Two consists of 20 clubs.

Stadia and locations

Club Stadium Capacity
Bedlington Terriers Welfare Park 3,000
Billingham Synthonia Norton Sports Complex
Billingham Town
Birtley Town
Brandon United
Chester-le-Street Town
Crook Town
Durham City
Easington Colliery
Esh Winning
Heaton Stannington
Jarrow
Northallerton Town
Redcar Athletic
Ryton & Crawcrook Albion
Thornaby
Tow Law Town
Washington
West Allotment Celtic
Willington

League table

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Billingham Town (C, P) 38 29 6 3 106 37 +69 93 Promoted to Division One
2 Thornaby (P) 38 29 4 5 98 37 +61 91
3 Northallerton Town (P) 38 23 6 9 86 55 +31 75
4 Heaton Stannington 38 20 6 12 76 48 +28 66
5 Chester-le-Street Town 38 18 8 12 66 57 +9 62
6 West Allotment Celtic 38 18 6 14 71 58 +13 60
7 Redcar Athletic 38 15 11 12 86 66 +20 56
8 Willington 38 15 11 12 70 57 +13 56
9 Crook Town 38 16 8 14 82 70 +12 56
10 Billingham Synthonia 38 15 10 13 65 52 +13 55
11 Jarrow 38 14 10 14 63 71 −8 52
12 Ryton & Crawcrook Albion 38 14 9 15 57 61 −4 51
13 Birtley Town 38 13 9 16 62 73 −11 48
14 Bedlington Terriers 38 13 7 18 79 96 −17 46
15 Tow Law Town 38 11 10 17 62 72 −10 43
16 Easington Colliery 38 12 7 19 75 91 −16 43
17 Esh Winning 38 10 10 18 63 81 −18 40
18 Washington 38 9 2 27 46 86 −40 29
19 Brandon United 38 6 8 24 43 95 −52 26 Reprieved from relegation
20 Durham City 38 5 2 31 30 123 −93 17
Updated to match(es) played on 20 April 2019. Source: NL website
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored; 4) Number of matches won; 5) Head-to-head results [2]
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted.

References

  1. ^ "Blyth AFC resign from the league". Northern Football League. 28 Aug 2018. Retrieved 6 Sep 2018.
  2. ^ a b "The FA Handbook Chapter 30 Standardised Rules (section 12.2)". The FA. Retrieved 17 July 2018.

External links

  • Northern Football League