1984–85 Northern Premier League


1984–85 Northern Premier League

The 1984–85 Northern Premier League season was the 17th in the history of the Northern Premier League, a football competition in England.

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Teams

Final table

Position Team Played Won Drawn Lost Goals For Goals Against Goal Difference Points 1
1 Stafford Rangers 42 26 8 8 81 40 +41 86
2 Macclesfield Town 42 23 13 6 67 39 +28 82
3 Witton Albion 42 22 8 12 57 39 +18 74
4 Hyde United 42 21 8 13 68 52 +16 71
5 Marine 42 18 15 9 59 34 +25 69
6 Burton Albion 42 18 15 9 70 49 +21 69
7 Worksop Town 42 19 10 13 68 56 +12 67
8 Workington 42 18 9 15 59 53 +6 63
9 Horwich RMI 42 16 14 12 67 50 +17 62
10 Bangor City 42 17 9 16 70 61 +9 60
11 Gainsborough Trinity 42 14 14 14 72 73 -1 56
12 Southport 42 15 9 18 65 66 -1 54
13 Matlock Town 42 14 9 19 56 66 -10 51
14 Oswestry Town 42 14 9 19 59 75 -16 51
15 Mossley 42 14 9 19 45 65 -20 51
16 Goole Town 42 13 11 18 60 65 -5 50
17 Rhyl 42 11 14 17 52 63 -11 47
18 Morecambe 42 11 14 17 51 67 -16 47
19 Chorley 42 12 10 20 47 63 -16 46
20 South Liverpool 42 9 15 18 43 71 -28 42
21 Grantham 42 8 13 21 41 69 -28 362
22 Buxton 42 8 6 28 38 79 -41 30

1 The points system: 3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw and 0 points for losing.

2 Grantham had 1 point deducted.

Promotion and relegation

In the seventeenth season of the Northern Premier League Stafford Rangers (as champions) were automatically promoted to the Alliance Premier League; they replaced relegated Gateshead, who swapped Leagues with them. Meanwhile, Grantham moved to the Southern League Midland Division at the end of the season and were replaced by newly-admitted Caernarfon Town.

Cup Results

Challenge Cup:

  • Marine bt. Goole Town

President's Cup:

  • Rhyl 2-0 Macclesfield Town

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

  • Stafford Rangers bt. Marine

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