1984–85 Northern Premier League

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

Teams[edit]

Final table[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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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