1989–90 Southern Football League

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The 1989–90 Southern Football League season saw Dover Athletic win the Premier Division. However Dover cide were unable to get a promotion due to ground grading issues and a place in Football Conference was taken by Bath City. [1] 4 bottom teams were relegated to the Southern and Midland divisions, while champions and runners-up of lower divisions get a places in the next Premier Division season.

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Premier Division[edit]

The Premier Division featured five new clubs:

  • Chelmsford City (promoted from the Southern Division)
  • Weymouth (relegated from the Football Conference)
  • Atherstone United (promoted from the Midland Division)
  • Gravesend & Northfleet (promoted from the Southern Division)
  • Gloucester City (promoted from the Midland Division)
Pos Team Pld W D L F A GD Pts Notes
1 Dover Athletic 42 32 6 4 87 27 60 102
2 Bath City 42 30 8 4 81 28 53 98 Promoted to the Football Conference
3 Dartford 42 26 9 7 80 35 45 87
4 Burton Albion 42 20 12 10 64 40 24 72
5 VS Rugby 42 19 12 11 51 35 16 69
6 Atherstone United 42 19 10 13 60 52 8 67
7 Gravesend & Northfleet 42 18 12 12 44 50 -6 66
8 Cambridge City 42 17 11 14 76 56 20 62
9 Gloucester City 42 17 11 14 80 68 12 62
10 Bromsgrove Rovers 42 17 10 15 56 48 8 61
11 Moor Green 42 18 7 17 62 59 3 61
12 Wealdstone 42 16 9 17 55 54 1 57
13 Dorchester Town 42 16 7 19 52 67 −15 55
14 Worcester City 42 15 10 17 62 63 −1 54 1 point deducted
15 Crawley Town 42 13 12 18 53 57 −4 51
16 Waterlooville 42 13 10 19 63 81 −18 49
17 Weymouth 42 11 13 18 50 70 −20 46
18 Chelmsford City 42 11 10 21 52 72 −20 43
19 Ashford Town 42 10 7 25 43 75 −32 37 Relegated to the 1990-91 Southern Division
20 Corby Town 42 10 6 26 57 77 −20 36 Relegated to the 1990-91 Midland Division
21 Alvechurch 42 7 5 30 46 95 −49 26 Relegated to the 1990-91 Midland Division
22 Gosport Borough 42 6 5 31 28 93 −65 23 Relegated to the 1990-91 Southern Division

Midland Division[edit]

The Midland Division featured five new clubs:

  • Leicester United (relegated from the Premier Division)
  • Redditch United (relegated from the Premier Division)
  • Bedworth United (relegated from the Premier Division)
  • Barry Town (transferred from the Welsh League)
  • Racing Club Warwick (promoted from the Midland Football Combination)
Pos Team Pld W D L F A GD Pts Notes
1 Halesowen Town 42 28 8 6 100 49 51 92 Promoted to the 1990-91 Premier Division
2 Rushden Town 42 28 5 9 82 39 43 89 Promoted to the 1990-91 Premier Division
3 Nuneaton Borough 42 26 7 9 81 47 34 85
4 Tamworth 42 22 8 12 82 70 12 74
5 Barry Town 42 21 8 13 67 53 14 71
6 Spalding United 42 20 7 15 73 63 10 67
7 Sutton Coldfield Town 42 18 10 14 72 69 3 64
8 Stourbridge 42 17 12 13 73 61 12 63
9 Dudley Town 42 18 9 15 69 64 5 63
10 Stroud 42 16 13 13 75 62 13 61
11 Leicester United 42 17 5 20 66 77 -11 56
12 Bridgnorth Town 42 13 14 15 68 73 −5 53
13 King's Lynn 42 16 5 21 57 69 −12 53
14 Grantham Town 42 14 10 18 57 63 −6 52
15 Bedworth United 42 14 9 19 50 60 −10 51
16 Hednesford Town 42 11 14 17 50 62 −12 47
17 Bilston Townn 42 11 14 17 40 54 −14 47
18 Redditch United 42 11 13 18 57 64 −7 46
19 Racing Club Warwick 42 11 11 20 45 66 −21 44
20 Willenhall Town 42 9 9 24 37 66 −29 36
21 Banbury United 42 9 9 24 46 83 −37 34 Two points deducted, relegated to the Hellenic League
22 Sandwell Borough 42 6 12 24 46 79 −33 30 Relegated to the Midland Football Combination

Southern Division[edit]

The Southern Division featured four new clubs:

Pos Team Pld W D L F A GD Pts Notes
1 Bashley 42 25 7 10 80 47 33 82 Promoted to the 1990-91 Premier Division
2 Poole Town 42 23 8 11 85 60 25 77 Promoted to the 1990-91 Premier Division
3 Buckingham Town 42 22 10 10 67 46 21 76
4 Dunstable 42 20 14 8 56 38 18 74
5 Salisbury 42 21 9 12 72 50 22 72
6 Hythe Town 42 20 12 10 69 48 21 72
7 Trowbridge Town 42 20 9 13 79 64 15 69
8 Hastings Town 42 20 9 13 64 54 10 69
9 Bury Town 42 18 12 12 76 62 14 66
10 Baldock Town 42 18 11 13 69 52 15 65
11 Burnham 42 17 11 14 77 52 25 62
12 Fareham Town 42 14 14 14 49 53 −4 56
13 Yate Town 42 16 6 20 53 52 1 54
14 Witney Town 42 16 6 20 54 56 −2 54
15 Canterbury City 42 14 10 18 52 52 0 52
16 Margate 42 12 15 15 46 45 1 51
17 Folkestone Town 42 14 9 19 61 83 −22 51
18 Andover 42 13 11 18 54 70 −16 50
19 Hounslow 42 11 5 26 39 82 −43 38 Relegated to Hellenic League
20 Erith & Belvedere 42 8 11 23 34 73 −39 35
21 Corinthian 42 6 10 26 44 93 −49 28
22 Sheppey United 42 6 7 29 35 83 −48 25 Relegated to Kent League

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