1975–76 Northern Premier League


1975–76 Northern Premier League

The 1975–76 Northern Premier League season was the 8th in the history of the Northern Premier League, a football competition in England.

Contents

Teams

Final table

Position Team Played Won Drawn Lost Goals For Goals Against Goal Average 1 Points 2
1 Runcorn 46 29 10 7 95 42 2.26 68
2 Stafford Rangers 46 26 15 5 81 41 1.98 67
3 Scarborough 46 26 10 10 84 43 1.95 62
4 Matlock Town 46 26 9 11 96 63 1.52 61
5 Boston United 46 27 6 13 95 58 1.64 60
6 Wigan Athletic 46 21 15 10 81 42 1.93 57
7 Altrincham 46 20 14 12 77 57 1.35 54
8 Bangor City 46 21 12 13 80 70 1.14 54
9 Mossley 46 21 11 14 70 58 1.21 53
10 Goole Town 46 20 13 13 58 49 1.18 53
11 Northwich Victoria 46 17 17 12 79 59 1.34 51
12 Lancaster City 46 18 9 19 61 70 0.87 45
13 Worksop Town 46 17 10 19 63 56 1.13 44
14 Gainsborough Trinity 46 13 17 16 58 69 0.84 43
15 Macclesfield Town 46 15 12 19 50 64 0.78 42
16 Gateshead United 46 17 7 22 64 63 1.02 41
17 Buxton 46 11 13 22 37 62 0.60 35
18 Skelmersdale United 46 12 10 24 45 74 0.61 34
19 Netherfield 46 11 11 24 55 76 0.72 33
20 Morecambe 46 11 11 24 47 67 0.70 33
21 Great Harwood 46 13 7 26 58 86 0.67 33
22 South Liverpool 46 12 9 25 45 78 0.58 33
23 Barrow 46 12 9 25 47 84 0.56 33
24 Fleetwood 46 3 9 34 36 131 0.27 15

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 seventh 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, but Skelmersdale United and Fleetwood left the League at the end of the season. They were replaced by newly-admitted Frickley Athletic.

Cup Results

Challenge Cup:

  • Boston United 4-0, 1-2 (5-2 agg.) Mossley

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

  • Boston United bt. Runcorn

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