1985–86 Northern Premier League

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The 1985–86 Northern Premier League season was the 18th in the history of the Northern Premier League, a football competition in England. It was known as the Mulipart Premier League for sponsorship reasons.[1]

Teams[edit]

Final table[edit]

Position Team Played Won Drawn Lost Goals For Goals Against Goal Difference Points 1
1 Gateshead 42 24 10 8 85 51 +34 82
2 Marine 42 23 11 8 63 35 +28 80
3 Morecambe 42 17 17 8 59 39 +20 68
4 Gainsborough Trinity 42 18 14 10 66 52 +14 68
5 Burton Albion 42 18 12 12 64 47 +17 66
6 Southport 42 17 11 14 70 66 +4 62
7 Worksop Town 42 17 10 15 51 48 +3 61
8 Workington 42 14 18 10 54 46 +8 592
9 Macclesfield Town 42 17 8 17 67 65 +2 59
10 Hyde United 42 14 15 13 63 62 +1 57
11 Witton Albion 42 15 13 14 56 59 −3 572
12 Mossley 42 13 16 13 56 60 −4 55
13 Bangor City 42 13 15 14 51 51 0 54
14 Rhyl 42 14 10 18 65 71 −6 52
15 South Liverpool 42 11 17 14 43 44 −1 50
16 Horwich RMI 42 15 6 21 53 63 −10 502
17 Caernarfon Town 42 11 17 14 51 63 −12 50
18 Oswestry Town 42 12 13 17 51 60 −9 49
19 Buxton 42 11 12 19 55 76 −21 45
20 Chorley 42 9 15 18 56 64 −8 42
21 Matlock Town 42 9 15 18 59 75 −16 42
22 Goole Town 42 7 11 24 37 78 −41 312

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

2 Workington, Witton Albion, Horwich RMI and Goole Town all had 1 point deducted.

Promotion and relegation[edit]

In the eighteenth season of the Northern Premier League Gateshead (as champions) were automatically promoted to the Alliance Premier League; they replaced relegated Barrow, who swapped Leagues with them.

Cup Results[edit]

Challenge Cup:

  • Hyde United bt. Marine

President's Cup:

  • Worksop Town 3–2 Burton Albion

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

  • Hyde United 2–4 Gateshead[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Multipart League
  2. ^ Gateshead F.C. Season 1986/87. Unofficial Gateshead Football Club Statistics Database. Retrieved on 2012-03-07.

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