Northern Football League

1987/88 Tables 1988/89 Tables 1989/90 Tables

Northern League Division 1  1988/89

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GD Pts Notes
1st  Billingham Synthonia 38 26 6 6 83 34 +49 84 Champions
2nd  Tow Law Town 38 23 8 7 74 45 +29 77 Runners Up
3rd  Gretna 38 22 7 9 80 37 +43 73 -
4th  Guisborough Town 38 21 9 8 74 37 +37 72 -
5th  Billingham Town 38 20 4 14 59 47 +12 64 -
6th  Newcastle Blue Star 38 17 10 11 61 38 +23 61 -
7th  Brandon United 38 15 8 15 50 60 -10 53 -
8th  Ferryhill Athletic 38 15 7 16 72 65 +7 52 -
9th  Blyth Spartans 38 13 13 12 51 50 +1 52 -
10th  Stockton 38 15 7 16 58 63 -5 52 -
11th  Spennymoor United 38 14 9 15 47 60 -13 51 -
12th  Whitby Town 38 13 9 16 56 52 +4 48 -
13th  Easington Colliery 38 12 11 15 51 57 -6 47 -
14th  Durham City 38 11 13 14 41 42 -1 46 -
15th  South Bank 38 12 10 16 46 58 -12 46 -
16th  Seaham Red Star 38 12 8 18 50 67 -17 44 -
17th  Shildon 38 9 11 18 50 88 -38 38 -
18th  North Shields 38 10 6 22 56 77 -21 36 ►NCEL Prem
19th  Chester-le-Street Town 38 6 14 18 35 60 -25 32 ▼Relegated
20th  Crook Town 38 5 8 25 32 89 -57  20* ▼Relegated

* Crook Town were Deducted 3 Points

Northern League Division 2  1988/89

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GD Pts Notes
1st  Consett 38 30 3 5 89 32 +57 93 ▲Champions
2nd  Alnwick Town 38 25 9 4 92 36 +56 84 Runners Up
3rd  Whickham 38 26 6 6 88 38 +50 84 ▲Promoted
4th  Prudhoe East End 38 24 6 8 68 32 +36 78 -
5th  Ashington 38 21 5 12 79 52 +27 68 -
6th  Peterlee Newtown 38 20 7 11 70 53 +17 67 -
7th  Bedlington Terriers 38 16 7 15 63 50 +13 55 -
8th  Horden Colliery Welfare 38 15 10 13 57 58 -1 55 -
9th  Northallerton Town 38 13 15 10 62 38 +24  51* * -3 Points
10th  Ryhope Community 38 13 11 14 67 60 +7 50 -
11th  Murton 38 14 8 16 65 62 +3 50 -
12th  West Auckland Town 38 12 11 15 66 72 -6 47 -
13th  Langley Park 38 13 6 19 58 72 -14  42* * -3 Points
14th  Norton & Stockton Ancients 38 11 7 20 52 72 -20 40 -
15th  Esh Winning 38 10 8 20 42 68 -26 38 -
16th  Darlington Cleveland Bridge 38 10 8 20 49 83 -34 38 -
17th  Evenwood Town 38 8 8 22 53 100 -47 32 -
18th  Washington 38 8 6 24 50 87 -37 30 -
19th  Willington 38 8 6 24 43 97 -54 30  
20th  Shotton Comrades 38 5 9 24 32 83 -51 24  

Teams Leaving the Northern League

 North Shields Transferred to the Northern Counties East League Premier Division

Teams Joining the Northern League

 Hebburn Joined from the Wearside Football League

1987/88 Tables 1988/89 Tables 1989/90 Tables