1983–84 Southern Football League

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The 1983–84 season was the 81st in the history of the Southern League.

Premier Division[edit]

Southern Football League
Premier Division
Season 1983–84
Champions Dartford
Promoted Dartford
Relegated Dorchester Town
Gosport Borough
Stourbridge
Sutton Coldfield Town
Matches played 380
Goals scored 1125 (2.96 per match)

The Premier Division featured five new teams:

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GAvg
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Dartford (C) (P) 38 23 9 6 67 32 +35 78 Promotion to the 1984–85 Alliance Premier League
2 Fisher Athletic 38 22 9 7 80 42 +38 75
3 Chelmsford City 38 19 9 10 67 45 +22 66
4 Gravesend & Northfleet 38 18 9 11 50 38 +12 63
5 Witney Town 38 18 6 14 75 50 +25 60
6 King's Lynn 38 18 6 14 42 45 −3 60
7 Folkestone 38 16 9 13 60 56 +4 57
8 Cheltenham Town 38 16 7 15 63 56 +7 55
9 Gloucester City 38 13 15 10 55 50 +5 54
10 Hastings United 38 15 9 14 55 57 −2 54
11 Bedworth United 38 15 9 14 51 55 −4 54
12 Welling United 38 15 7 16 61 61 0 52
13 AP Leamington 38 14 9 15 73 83 −10 51
14 Corby Town 38 12 14 12 55 54 +1 50
15 Fareham Town 38 13 11 14 65 70 −5 50
16 Alvechurch 38 12 12 14 56 63 −7 48
17 Sutton Coldfield Town (R) 38 10 14 14 49 53 −4 44 Relegation to the SFL Midland Division
18 Gosport Borough (R) 38 6 15 17 31 64 −33 33 Relegation to the SFL Southern Division
19 Dorchester Town (R) 38 4 8 26 40 69 −29 20
20 Stourbridge (R) 38 4 7 27 30 82 −52 19 Relegation to the SFL Midland Division

Source: [1]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Midland Division[edit]

Southern Football League
Midland Division
Season 1983–84
Champions Willenhall Town
Promoted Shepshed Charterhouse
Willenhall Town
Relegated Tamworth
Matches played 380
Goals scored 1180 (3.11 per match)

The Midland Division featured eight new teams.

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GAvg
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Willenhall Town (C) (P) 38 27 4 7 100 44 +56 85 Promotion to the 1984–85 Southern League Premier Division
2 Shepshed Charterhouse (P) 38 25 5 8 88 37 +51 80
3 Bromsgrove Rovers 38 20 8 10 73 43 +30 68
4 Dudley Town 38 18 13 7 71 43 +28 67
5 Aylesbury United 38 17 15 6 62 35 +27 66
6 Moor Green 38 18 12 8 63 44 +19 66
7 Rushden Town 38 17 12 9 68 42 +26 63
8 Merthyr Tydfil 38 18 8 12 63 44 +19 62
9 Redditch United 38 17 9 12 67 67 0 60
10 VS Rugby 38 15 12 11 68 51 +17 57
11 Forest Green Rovers 38 15 12 11 67 51 +16 57
12 Bridgnorth Town 38 16 9 13 64 52 +12 57
13 Leicester United 38 12 9 17 58 58 0 45
14 Oldbury United 38 10 13 15 53 51 +2 43
15 Coventry Sporting 38 11 7 20 40 67 −27 40
16 Bridgwater Town 38 10 8 20 39 65 −26 38 Club folded
17 Wellingborough Town 38 7 9 22 43 80 −37 30
18 Banbury United 38 6 11 21 37 78 −41 29
19 Milton Keynes City 38 3 9 26 31 110 −79 18
20 Tamworth (R) 38 2 7 29 25 118 −93 13 Relegation to the West Midlands (Regional) League

Source: [2]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Southern Division[edit]

Southern Football League
Southern Division
Season 1983–84
Champions Road-Sea Southampton
Promoted Crawley Town
Road-Sea Southampton
Relegated Hounslow
Matches played 380
Goals scored 1017 (2.68 per match)

The Southern Division featured eight new teams.

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GAvg
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Road-Sea Southampton (C) (P) 38 26 6 6 83 35 +48 84 Promotion to the 1984–85 Southern League Premier Division
2 Crawley Town (P) 38 22 9 7 68 28 +40 75
3 Basingstoke Town 38 20 9 9 54 36 +18 69
4 Tonbridge 38 20 9 9 61 44 +17 69
5 Addlestone & Weybridge Town 38 19 11 8 58 34 +24 68
6 Poole Town 38 20 7 11 68 42 +26 67
7 Hillingdon Borough 38 18 11 9 43 20 +23 65
8 Ashford Town 38 19 5 14 65 47 +18 62
9 Salisbury 38 17 8 13 61 48 +13 59
10 Cambridge City 38 13 9 16 43 53 −10 48
11 Canterbury City 38 12 9 17 44 52 −8 45
12 Waterlooville 38 12 9 17 56 69 −13 45
13 Dover Athletic 38 12 9 17 51 74 −23 45
14 Chatham Town 38 11 10 17 46 56 −10 43
15 Andover 38 12 6 20 35 54 −19 42
16 Erith & Belvedere 38 11 9 18 43 68 −25 42
17 Dunstable 38 10 8 20 38 65 −27 38
18 Thanet United 38 9 8 21 40 65 −25 35
19 Woodford Town 38 7 8 23 30 69 −39 29
20 Hounslow (R) 38 4 12 22 30 58 −28 24 Relegation to the Hellenic Football League

Source: [3]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

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