Northern Premier League Tables

1996/97 Tables 1997/98 Tables 1998/99 Tables

Northern Premier League Premier Division  1997/98

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GD Pts Notes
1st  Barrow 42 25 8 9 61 29 +32 83 ▲Promoted to Conf
2nd  Boston United 42 22 12 8 55 40 +15 78 Transferred to SFL
3rd  Leigh RMI 42 21 13 8 63 41 +22 76 -
4th  Runcorn 42 22 9 11 80 50 +30 75 -
5th  Gainsborough Trinity 42 22 9 11 60 39 +21 75 -
6th  Emley 42 22 8 12 81 61 +20 74 -
7th  Winsford United 42 19 12 11 54 43 +11 69 -
8th  Altrincham 42 18 11 13 76 44 +32 65 -
9th  Guiseley 42 16 16 10 61 53 +8 64 -
10th  Bishop Auckland 42 17 12 13 78 60 +18 63 -
11th  Marine 42 15 11 16 56 59 -3 56 -
12th  Hyde United 42 13 16 13 60 55 +5 55 -
13th  Colwyn Bay 42 15 9 18 53 57 -4 54 -
14th  Spennymoor United 42 14 11 17 58 72 -14  52* -
15th  Chorley 42 14 7 21 51 70 -19 49 -
16th  Frickley Athletic 42 12 12 18 45 62 -17 48 -
17th  Lancaster City 42 13 8 21 55 74 -19 47 -
18th  Blyth Spartans 42 12 13 17 52 63 -11  39* -
19th  Bamber Bridge 42 9 12 21 51 74 -23 39 -
20th  Accrington Stanley 42 8 14 20 49 68 -19 38 -
21st  Radcliffe Borough 42 6 12 24 39 70 -31 30 ▼Relegated
22nd  Alfreton Town 42 3 13 26 32 86 -54 22 ▼Relegated

* Spennymoor United were Deducted 10 Points, Blyth Spartans were Deducted 1 Point

Relegated from the Football Conference

 Gateshead were Relegated from the Football Conference
 Stalybridge Celtic were Relegated from the Football Conference

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Teams Transferring Divisions

 - Boston United Transferred to the Southern Football League Premier Division

Northern Premier League Division 1  1997/98

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GD Pts Notes
1st  Whitby Town 42 30 8 4 99 48 +51 98 ▲Promoted
2nd  Worksop Town 42 28 7 7 93 44 +49 91 ▲Promoted
3rd  Ashton United 42 26 9 7 93 43 +50 87 -
4th  Droylsden 42 24 8 10 70 49 +21 80 -
5th  Lincoln United 42 20 11 11 76 62 +14 71 -
6th  Farsley Celtic 42 20 10 12 72 66 +6 70 -
7th  Witton Albion 42 19 9 14 77 55 +22 66 -
8th  Eastwood Town 42 18 12 12 68 51 +17 66 -
9th  Bradford Park Avenue 42 18 11 13 62 46 +16 65 -
10th  Belper Town 42 18 7 17 68 66 +2 61 -
11th  Stocksbridge Park Steels 42 17 7 18 75 77 -2 58 -
12th  Trafford 42 17 9 16 68 63 +5 54 -
13th  Whitley Bay 42 14 12 16 60 63 -3 54 -
14th  Matlock Town 42 14 11 17 50 58 -8 53 -
15th  Gretna 42 13 9 20 58 64 -6 48 -
16th  Netherfield 42 12 11 19 55 75 -20 47 -
17th  Flixton 42 10 12 20 45 73 -28 42 -
18th  Congleton Town 42 11 8 23 65 101 -36 41 -
19th  Harrogate Town 42 8 14 20 57 80 -23 38 -
20th  Great Harwood Town 42 8 12 22 41 88 -47 36 -
21st  Workington 42 8 7 27 38 84 -46 31 ▼Relegated to NWCL
22nd  Buxton 42 7 3 32 41 87 -46 24 ▼Relegated to NCEL

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Teams Promoted to the Northern Premier League Division 1

 Hucknall Town were Promoted from the Northern Counties East League Premier Division
 Burscough were Promoted from the North West Counties League Division 1

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