Northern Premier League Tables

1995/96 Tables 1996/97 Tables 1997/98 Tables

Northern Premier League Premier Division  1996/97

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GD Pts Notes
1st  Leek Town 44 28 9 7 71 35 +36 93 ▲Promoted to Conf
2nd  Bishop Auckland 44 23 14 7 88 43 +45 83 Runners Up
3rd  Hyde United 44 22 16 6 93 46 +47 82 -
4th  Emley 44 23 12 9 89 54 +35 81 -
5th  Barrow 44 23 11 10 71 45 +26 80 -
6th  Boston United 44 22 13 9 74 47 +27 79 -
7th  Blyth Spartans 44 22 11 11 74 49 +25 77 -
8th  Marine 44 20 15 9 53 37 +16 75 -
9th  Guiseley 44 20 11 13 63 54 +9 71 -
10th  Gainsborough Trinity 44 18 12 14 65 46 +19 66 -
11th  Accrington Stanley 44 18 12 14 77 70 +7 66 -
12th  Runcorn 44 15 15 14 63 62 +1 60 -
13th  Chorley 44 16 9 19 69 66 +3 57 -
14th  Winsford United 44 13 14 17 50 56 -6 53 -
15th  Knowsley United 44 12 14 18 58 79 -21 50 ▼Folded
16th  Colwyn Bay 44 11 13 20 60 76 -16 46 -
17th  Lancaster City 44 12 9 23 48 75 -27 45 -
18th  Frickley Athletic 44 12 8 24 62 91 -29 44 -
19th  Spennymoor United 44 10 10 24 52 68 -16 40 -
20th  Bamber Bridge 44 11 7 26 59 99 -40 40 -
21st  Alfreton Town 44 8 13 23 45 86 -41 37 -
22nd  Witton Albion 44 5 14 25 49 91 -42 29 ▼Relegated
23rd  Buxton 44 5 12 27 33 86 -53 27 ▼Relegated

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Relegated from the Football Conference

 Altrincham were Relegated from the Football Conference

Northern Premier League Division 1  1996/97

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GD Pts Notes
1st  Radcliffe Borough 42 26 7 9 77 33 +44 85 ▲Promoted
2nd  Leigh RMI 42 24 11 7 65 33 +32 83 ▲Promoted
3rd  Lincoln United 42 25 8 9 78 47 +31 83 -
4th  Farsley Celtic 42 23 8 11 75 48 +27 77 -
5th  Worksop Town 42 20 12 10 68 38 +30 72 -
6th  Stocksbridge Park Steels 42 19 11 12 66 54 +12 68 -
7th  Bradford Park Avenue 42 20 8 14 58 50 +8 68 -
8th  Ashton United 42 17 14 11 73 52 +21 65 -
9th  Great Harwood Town 42 16 12 14 56 46 +10 60 -
10th  Droylsden 42 15 14 13 69 67 +2 59 -
11th  Matlock Town 42 16 9 17 60 69 -9 57 -
12th  Whitley Bay 42 14 12 16 47 54 -7 54 -
13th  Flixton 42 15 7 20 57 72 -15 52 -
14th  Netherfield 42 12 14 16 54 56 -2 50 -
15th  Eastwood Town 42 12 14 16 42 49 -7 50 -
16th  Gretna 42 11 17 14 55 67 -12 50 -
17th  Harrogate Town 42 13 8 21 54 76 -22 47 -
18th  Congleton Town 42 12 9 21 47 64 -17 45 -
19th  Workington 42 10 12 20 45 63 -18 42 -
20th  Curzon Ashton 42 8 10 24 48 79 -31 34 ▼Relegated to NCEL
21st  Warrington Town 42 5 18 19 42 79 -37  33* ▼Relegated to NWCL
22nd  Atherton Laburnum Rovers 42 7 9 26 45 85 -40 30 ▼Relegated to NWCL

* Warrington Town were Relegated due to ground standard issues

Teams Promoted to the Northern Premier League Division 1

 Whitby Town were Promoted from the Northern League Division 1
 Trafford were Promoted from the North West Counties League Division 1
 Belper Town were Promoted from the Northern Counties East League Premier Division

1995/96 Tables 1996/97 Tables 1997/98 Tables