1974–75 Northern Premier League


1974–75 Northern Premier League

The 1974–75 Northern Premier League season was the 7th in the history of the Northern Premier League, a football competition in England.

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Teams

1 From this season onwards South Shields were known as Gateshead United.

Final table

Position Team Played Won Drawn Lost Goals For Goals Against Goal Average 1 Points 2
1 Wigan Athletic 46 33 6 7 94 38 2.47 72
2 Runcorn 46 30 8 8 102 42 2.43 68
3 Altrincham 46 26 12 8 87 43 2.02 64
4 Stafford Rangers 46 25 13 8 81 39 2.08 63
5 Scarborough 46 24 12 10 75 45 1.67 60
6 Mossley 46 23 11 12 78 52 1.50 57
7 Gateshead United 46 22 12 12 74 48 1.54 56
8 Goole Town 46 19 12 15 75 71 1.06 50
9 Northwich Victoria 46 18 12 16 83 71 1.17 48
10 Great Harwood 46 17 14 15 69 66 1.05 48
11 Matlock Town 46 19 8 19 87 79 1.10 46
12 Boston United 46 16 14 16 64 63 1.02 46
13 Morecambe 46 14 15 17 71 87 0.82 43
14 Worksop Town 46 14 14 18 69 66 1.05 42
15 South Liverpool 46 14 14 18 59 71 0.83 42
16 Buxton 46 11 17 18 50 77 0.65 39
17 Macclesfield Town 46 11 14 21 46 62 0.74 36
18 Lancaster City 46 13 10 23 53 76 0.70 36
19 Bangor City 46 13 9 24 56 67 0.84 35
20 Gainsborough Trinity 46 10 15 21 46 79 0.58 35
21 Skelmersdale United 46 13 7 26 63 93 0.68 33
22 Barrow 46 9 15 22 45 72 0.63 33
23 Netherfield 46 12 8 26 43 92 0.47 32
24 Fleetwood 46 5 10 31 26 97 0.27 20

1 The system of using goal average to separate two teams tied on points was used up until the 1976-77 season.

2 The points system up until the 1982-83 season: 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw and 0 points for losing.

Promotion and relegation

In the sixth season of the Northern Premier League none of the teams were put forward for election to the Football League nor automatically promoted. Conversely, none of the sides were relegated.

Cup Results

Challenge Cup:

  • Runcorn 2-1 agg. Stafford Rangers

Northern Premier League Shield: Between Champions of NPL Premier Division and Winners of the NPL Cup.

  • Wigan Athletic bt. Runcorn

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