2006–07 Northern Premier League

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The 2006–07 Northern Premier League season was the 39th in the history of the Northern Premier League, a football competition in England. Teams were divided into two divisions; the Premier and the First. After this season, Division One was split into two leagues: the Northern Premier League Division One North and the Northern Premier League Division One South.

Premier Division[edit]

Northern Premier League Premier Division
Season 2006–07
Champions Burscough
Promoted Burscough
A.F.C. Telford United
Relegated Grantham Town
Mossley
Radcliffe Borough
Matches played 465
Goals scored 1332 (2.86 per match)

The Premier Division featured five new clubs:

League Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Burscough (C) (P) 42 23 12 7 80 37 +43 080* Promotion to Conference North
2 Witton Albion 42 24 8 10 90 48 +42 80 Qualification to Play-offs
3 A.F.C. Telford United (P) 42 21 15 6 72 40 +32 78
4 Marine 42 22 8 12 70 53 +17 74
5 Matlock Town 42 21 9 12 70 43 +27 72
6 Guiseley 42 19 12 11 71 49 +22 69
7 Hednesford Town 42 18 14 10 49 41 +8 68
8 Fleetwood Town 42 19 10 13 71 60 +11 67
9 Gateshead 42 17 14 11 75 57 +18 65
10 Ossett Town 42 18 10 14 61 52 +9 64
11 Whitby Town 42 18 6 18 63 78 −15 60
12 Ilkeston Town 42 16 11 15 66 62 +4 59
13 North Ferriby United 42 15 9 18 54 61 −7 54
14 Prescot Cables 42 13 14 15 52 56 −4 53
15 Lincoln United 42 12 15 15 40 58 −18 51
16 Frickley Athletic 42 13 10 19 50 69 −19 49
17 Leek Town 42 13 9 20 49 61 −12 48
18 Ashton United 42 13 9 20 52 72 −20 48
19 Kendal Town 42 12 11 19 59 79 −20 47
20 Mossley (R) 42 10 5 27 48 79 −31 35 Relegation to NPL Division One North
21 Radcliffe Borough (R) 42 7 11 24 39 71 −32 32
22 Grantham Town (R) 42 3 8 31 39 94 −55 17 Relegation to NPL Division One South

Updated to games played on 8 February 2011.
Source: [1].
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
* Burscough deducted 1 point
(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.

Play-offs[edit]

The Premier Division play-offs saw the second to fifth placed sides in the Division compete for one place in the Conference North.

Semifinals Final
           
2 Witton Albion 4
5 Matlock Town 2
2 Witton Albion 1
3 A.F.C. Telford United 3
3 A.F.C. Telford United 2
4 Marine 0

Locations[edit]


Division One[edit]

Northern Premier League Division One
Season 2006–07
Champions Buxton
Promoted Buxton
Eastwood Town
Relegated None
Matches played 555
Goals scored 1588 (2.86 per match)

Division One featured seven new clubs:

League Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Buxton (C) (P) 46 30 11 5 94 37 +57 101 Promotion to Premier Division
2 Cammell Laird 46 28 10 8 105 56 +49 94 Qualification to Play-offs
3 Eastwood Town (P) 46 26 9 11 89 43 +46 87
4 Bradford Park Avenue 46 24 10 12 77 47 +30 82
5 Colwyn Bay 46 22 11 13 74 65 +9 77
6 Stocksbridge Park Steels 46 22 10 14 82 49 +33 76
7 Goole 46 21 9 16 80 84 −4 72
8 Kidsgrove Athletic 46 21 7 18 91 80 +11 70
9 Rossendale United 46 21 7 18 64 59 +5 70
10 Woodley Sports 46 19 11 16 89 71 +18 68
11 Ossett Albion 46 19 11 16 71 66 +5 68
12 Harrogate Railway Athletic 46 21 5 20 72 78 −6 68
13 Bamber Bridge 46 18 8 20 78 75 +3 62
14 Alsager Town 46 18 7 21 72 75 −3 61
15 Skelmersdale United 46 17 10 19 72 77 −5 61
16 Clitheroe 46 18 6 22 78 75 +3 60
17 Brigg Town 46 16 10 20 57 72 −15 58
18 Gresley Rovers 46 16 7 23 59 75 −16 55
19 Belper Town 46 17 4 25 58 86 −28 55
20 Shepshed Dynamo 46 15 7 24 62 96 −34 52
21 Wakefield 46 13 10 23 48 71 −23 49
22 Warrington Town 46 13 8 25 64 84 −20 47
23 Chorley 46 10 6 30 52 99 −47 36
24 Bridlington Town 46 3 14 29 39 94 −55 23

Updated to games played on 8 February 2011.
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.

Play-offs[edit]

The First Division play-offs saw the second to fifth placed sides in the First Division compete for a place in the Premier Division.

Semifinals Final
           
2 Cammell Laird 3
5 Colwyn Bay 2
2 Cammell Laird 1
3 Eastwood Town 2
3 Eastwood Town 3
4 Bradford Park Avenue 0

Cup Results[edit]

Challenge Cup: Teams from both divisions.

  • Fleetwood Town 1–0 Matlock Town

President's Cup: 'Plate' competition for losing teams in the NPL Cup.

  • Buxton 3–1 Wakefield

Chairman's Cup: 'Plate' competition for losing teams in the NPL Cup.

  • Guiseley 2–1 Cammell Laird

Peter Swales Shield: Between Champions of NPL Premier Division and Champions of NPL First Division.

  • Burscough 3–1 Fleetwood Town

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