Northern Premier League Tables

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

Northern Premier League Premier Division  1987/88

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GD Pts Notes
1st  Chorley 42 26 10 6 78 35 +43 88 ▲Promoted to Conf
2nd  Hyde United 42 25 10 7 91 52 +39 85 Runners Up
3rd  Caernarfon Town 42 22 10 10 56 34 +22 76 -
4th  Morecambe 42 19 15 8 61 41 +20 72 -
5th  Barrow 42 21 8 13 70 41 +29 71 -
6th  Worksop Town 42 20 11 11 74 55 +19 71 -
7th  Bangor City 42 20 10 12 72 55 +17 70 -
8th  Rhyl 42 18 13 11 70 42 +28 67 -
9th  Marine 42 19 10 13 67 45 +22 67 -
10th  Frickley Athletic 42 18 11 13 61 55 +6 65 -
11th  Witton Albion 42 16 12 14 61 47 +14 60 -
12th  Goole Town 42 17 9 16 71 61 +10 60 -
13th  Horwich RMI 42 17 9 16 46 42 +4 60 -
14th  Southport 42 15 12 15 43 48 -5 57 -
15th  South Liverpool 42 10 19 13 56 64 -8 49 -
16th  Buxton 42 11 14 17 72 76 -4 47 -
17th  Mossley 42 11 11 20 54 75 -21 44 -
18th  Gateshead 42 11 7 24 52 71 -19 40 -
19th  Matlock Town 42 10 8 24 58 89 -31 38 -
20th  Gainsborough Trinity 42 8 10 24 38 81 -43 34 -
21st  Oswestry Town 42 6 10 26 44 101 -57 28 ▼Folded
22nd  Workington 42 6 3 33 28 113 -85 21 ▼Relegated to NPL1

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Teams Transferring Divisions

 - Shepshed Charterhouse Transferred from the Southern Football League Premier Division

Northern Premier League Division 1  1987/88

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GD Pts Notes
1st  Fleetwood Town 36 22 7 7 85 45 +40 73 ▲Promoted
2nd  Stalybridge Celtic 36 22 6 8 72 42 +30 72 ▲Promoted
3rd  Leek Town 36 20 10 6 63 38 +25 70 -
4th  Accrington Stanley 36 21 6 9 71 39 +32 69 -
5th  Farsley Celtic 36 18 9 9 64 48 +16 63 -
6th  Droylsden 36 16 10 10 63 48 +15 58 -
7th  Eastwood Hanley 36 14 12 10 50 37 +13 54 -
8th  Winsford United 36 15 6 15 59 47 +12 51 -
9th  Congleton Town 36 12 16 8 43 39 +4   51* -
10th  Harrogate Town 36 13 9 14 51 50 +1 48 -
11th  Alfreton Town 36 13 8 15 53 54 -1 47 -
12th  Radcliffe Borough 36 11 13 12 66 62 +4 46 -
13th  Irlam Town 36 12 10 14 39 45 -6 46 -
14th  Penrith 36 11 11 14 46 51 -5 44 -
15th  Sutton Town 36 11 5 20 51 96 -45 38 -
16th  Lancaster City 36 10 6 20 45 72 -27 36 -
17th  Eastwood Town 36 8 10 18 45 65 -20 34 -
18th  Curzon Ashton 36 8 4 24 43 73 -30 28 -
19th  Netherfield 36 4 4 28 35 93 -58 16 -

* Congleton Town were Deducted 1 Point

Teams Promoted to the Northern Premier League Division 1

 ▲Colne Dynamoes were Promoted from the North West Counties League Division 1
 Newtown were Promoted from the Mid-Wales League
 Bishop Auckland were Promoted from the Northern League Division 1
 Whitley Bay were Promoted from the Northern League Division 1

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