Northern Football League

1986/87 Tables 1987/88 Tables 1988/89 Tables

Northern League Division 1  1987/88

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GD Pts Notes
1st  Blyth Spartans 38 28 8 2 106 36 +70 92 Champions
2nd  Newcastle Blue Star 38 28 3 7 79 33 +46 87 Runners Up
3rd  Billingham Synthonia 38 23 8 7 76 41 +35 77 -
4th  Whitley Bay 38 22 9 7 60 27 +33 75 NPL Div 1
5th  Guisborough Town 38 18 12 8 63 41 +22 66 -
6th  Bishop Auckland 38 19 7 12 70 48 +22 64 NPL Div 1
7th  Gretna 38 17 6 15 69 46 +23 57 -
8th  Tow Law Town 38 16 6 16 65 72 -7 54 -
9th  North Shields 38 16 5 17 62 59 +3 53 -
10th  Brandon United 38 15 7 16 64 61 +3 52 -
11th  Spennymoor United 38 15 7 16 57 57 0 52 -
12th  Shildon 38 14 7 17 61 59 +2 49 -
13th  Whitby Town 38 12 10 16 57 74 -17 46 -
14th  Ferryhill Athletic 38 12 7 19 58 75 -17 43 -
15th  Easington Colliery 38 12 6 20 65 85 -20 42 -
16th  South Bank 38 10 11 17 34 48 -14 41 -
17th  Crook Town 38 8 9 21 45 84 -39 33 -
18th  Chester-le-Street Town 38 7 9 22 38 73 -35 30 -
19th  Ryhope Community 38 5 10 23 40 89 -49 25 ▼Relegated
20th  Consett 38 5 9 24 44 105 -61 24 ▼Relegated

Northern League Division 2  1987/88

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GD Pts Notes
1st  Stockton 34 21 10 3 78 31 +47 73 ▲Champions
2nd  Seaham Red Star 34 21 8 5 63 32 +31 71 Runners Up
3rd  Durham City 34 19 6 9 55 37 +18 63 ▲Promoted
4th  Billingham Town 34 14 13 7 60 43 +17 55 ▲Promoted
5th  Esh Winning 34 14 7 13 47 49 -2 49 -
6th  Alnwick Town 34 12 9 13 53 47 +6 45 -
7th  Bedlington Terriers 34 11 11 12 49 46 +3 44 -
8th  Peterlee Newtown 34 11 11 12 37 34 +3 44 -
9th  Northallerton Town 34 13 5 16 49 49 0 44 -
10th  Norton & Stockton Ancients 34 11 10 13 49 58 -9 43 -
11th  Horden Colliery Welfare 34 10 13 11 48 65 -17 43 -
12th  Langley Park 34 11 9 14 52 57 -5 42 -
13th  Willington 34 11 7 16 44 53 -9 40 -
14th  Darlington Cleveland Bridge 34 11 7 16 45 57 -12 40 -
15th  Ashington 34 10 9 15 45 62 -17 39 -
16th  Evenwood Town 34 10 8 16 42 56 -14 38 -
17th  West Auckland Town 34 9 8 17 46 62 -16 35 -
18th  Shotton Comrades 34 7 9 18 33 57 -24 30 -

Teams Leaving the Northern League

 Bishop Auckland were Promoted to Northern Premier League Division 1
 Whitley Bay were Promoted to Northern Premier League Division 1

Teams Joining the Northern League

 Murton Joined from the Wearside Football League
 Prudhoe East End Joined from the Northern Football Alliance
 Washington Joined from the Wearside Football League
 Whickham Joined from the Wearside Football League

1986/87 Tables 1987/88 Tables 1988/89 Tables