Football League Division 3  1992/93

(The League used highest goals scored to rank clubs equal on points rather than goal difference)

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GD Pts Notes
1st   Cardiff City 42 25 8 9 77 47 +30 83 ▲Champions
2nd  Wrexham 42 23 11 8 75 52 +23 80 ▲Runners Up
3rd  Barnet 42 23 10 9 66 48 +18 79 ▲Promoted
4th  York City 42 21 12 9 72 45 +27 75 ▲PO Winners
5th  Walsall 42 22 7 13 76 61 -15 73 Playoffs
6th  Crewe Alexandra 42 21 7 14 75 56 +19 70 Playoffs
7th  Bury 42 18 9 15 63 55 +8 63 Playoffs
8th  Lincoln City 42 18 9 15 57 53 +4 63 -
9th   Shrewsbury Town 42 17 11 14 57 52 +5 62 -
10th  Colchester United 42 18 5 19 67 76 -9 59 -
11th  Rochdale 42 16 10 16 70 70 0 58 -
12th  Chesterfield 42 15 11 16 59 63 -4 56 -
13th   Scarborough 42 15 9 18 66 71 -5 54 -
14th  Scunthorpe United 42 14 12 16 57 54 +3 54 -
15th  Darlington 42 12 14 16 48 53 -5 50 -
16th  Doncaster Rovers 42 11 14 17 42 57 -15 47 -
17th  Hereford United 42 10 15 17 47 60 -17 45 -
18th  Carlisle United 42 11 11 20 51 65 -14 44 -
19th  Torquay United 42 12 7 23 45 67 -22 43 -
20th  Northampton Town 42 11 8 23 48 74 -26 41 -
21st  Gillingham 42 9 13 20 48 64 -16 40 -
22nd   Halifax Town 42 9 9 24 45 68 -23 36 ▼Relegated
23rd  Maidstone United Resigned from the League 17th August 1992 Folded

 

Football League Division 3 Playoffs

Semi Finals 1st Leg

Date Home Score Away
Sun May 16 Bury 0-0 York City
Sun May 16 Crewe Alexandra 5-1 Walsall

Semi Finals 2nd Leg

Wed May 19 York City 1-0 Bury
York City won 1-0 on aggregate
Wed May 19 Walsall 2-4 Crewe Alexandra
Crewe Alexandra won 9-3 on aggregate
Final
Sat May 29 York City 1-1 Crewe Alexandra
(after extra time York City won 5-3 on penalties)

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End of Season Notes

 Maidstone United's scheduled first match of the season (at Scunthorpe) was postponed and two days later the heavily-indebted club resigned from the Football League as they were unable to guarantee that they would be able to fulfil their fixtures
 ▼Preston North End were Relegated from Football League Division 2
 ▼Mansfield Town were Relegated from Football League Division 2
 ▼Wigan Athletic were Relegated from Football League Division 2
 ▼Chester City were Relegated from Football League Division 2
 ▲Cardiff City were Promoted to Football League Division 2
 ▲Wrexham were Promoted to Football League Division 2
 ▲Barnet were Promoted to Football League Division 2
  ♦ York City Qualified for Playoffs
  ♦ Walsall Qualified for Playoffs
  ♦ Crewe Alexandra Qualified for Playoffs
  ♦ Bury Qualified for Playoffs
 ♦▲York City were Promoted to Football League Division 2 via the Playoffs
 ▼Halifax Town were Relegated to the Football Conference
 ▲Wycombe Wanderers were Promoted from the Football Conference