2011–12 Northern Premier League

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The 2011–12 season was the 44th season of the Northern Premier League Premier Division, and the fifth season of the Northern Premier League Division One North and South.

The League sponsors for 2011–12 were Evo-Stik.[1] The league allocations were released on the 20 May 2011.[2]

Premier Division[edit]

Northern Premier League
Premier Division
Season 2011–12
Champions Chester
Promoted Bradford Park Avenue
Chester
Relegated Burscough
Chasetown
Mickleover Sports
Northwich Victoria
Matches played 462
Goals scored 1411 (3.05 per match)
Top goalscorer Steve Foster (21)
Biggest home win Stocksbridge Park Steels 7–0 North Ferriby United
(28 January 2012)
Biggest away win Mickleover Sports 0–6 Kendal Town
(3 September 2011)
Highest scoring
Highest attendance 5,009
Chester 1–1 Northwich Victoria
(9 April 2012)[3]
Lowest attendance 101
Ashton United 0–1 North Ferriby United
(7 March 2011)[3]

The Premier Division featured five new teams:

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Chester (C) (P) 42 31 7 4 102 29 +73 100 Promotion to the 2012–13 Conference North
2 Northwich Victoria (R) 42 26 8 8 73 43 +30 083* Relegation to the NPL Division One South
3 Chorley 42 24 7 11 76 48 +28 79 Qualification to the Playoffs
4 Bradford Park Avenue (P) 42 24 6 12 77 49 +28 78
5 Hednesford Town 42 21 10 11 67 49 +18 73
6 F.C. United of Manchester 42 21 9 12 83 51 +32 72
7 Marine 42 19 9 14 56 50 +6 66
8 Rushall Olympic 42 17 10 15 52 51 +1 61
9 North Ferriby United 42 16 10 16 56 70 −14 58
10 Nantwich Town 42 15 13 14 65 61 +4 057#
11 Kendal Town 42 15 8 19 78 83 −5 53
12 Ashton United 42 15 8 19 61 67 −6 53
13 Buxton 42 15 8 19 64 77 −13 53
14 Matlock Town 42 12 14 16 52 54 −2 50
15 Worksop Town 42 13 10 19 56 76 −20 49
16 Stafford Rangers 42 12 12 18 60 65 −5 48
17 Whitby Town 42 12 11 19 57 80 −23 47
18 Stocksbridge Park Steels 42 10 12 20 57 75 −18 42
19 Frickley Athletic 42 10 12 20 48 69 −21 42
20 Chasetown (R) 42 10 11 21 50 75 −25 41 Relegation to the NPL Division One South
21 Mickleover Sports (R) 42 11 10 21 67 85 −18 040*
22 Burscough (R) 42 5 11 26 54 104 −50 26 Relegation to the NPL Division One North

Updated to games played on 21 April 2012.
Source: [1]
*Northwich Victoria and Mickleover Sports deducted three points for fielding an ineligible player.[4][5]
Northwich Victoria were expelled from the Northern Premier League after being found guilty of failing to comply with League Rules relating to financial matters; on appeal this was reduced to relegation from the Premier Division.[6][7]
# Nantwich Town deducted one point for fielding an ineligible player.[8]
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.

Playoffs[edit]

Semifinals Final
           
3 Chorley 0
6 F.C. United of Manchester 2
4 Bradford Park Avenue 1*
6 F.C. United of Manchester 0
4 Bradford Park Avenue 5
5 Hednesford Town 0

*AET

Semi-finals[edit]

28 April 2012
15:00
Chorley 0–2 F.C. United of Manchester
Victory Park, Chorley


Results grid[edit]

Home \ Away[1] ASH BPA BUR BUX CHA CHR CHO FCU FRK HED KEN MAR MAT MIC NAN NFU NOR RSO STA STO WTB WKS
Ashton United 0–1 3–2 4–2 4–0 0–2 3–1 1–0 2–0 1–2 1–0 1–2 3–0 0–3 1–1 0–1 0–3 3–1 1–5 1–2 1–2 4–2
Bradford Park Avenue 4–0 3–0 3–1 2–1 2–1 1–0 2–5 3–0 0–1 4–1 0–1 2–2 3–1 3–1 1–0 1–2 0–2 3–1 2–0 3–0 1–0
Burscough 2–3 1–1 1–2 4–4 1–4 1–4 3–5 1–3 0–4 2–2 0–4 1–2 1–3 2–1 1–2 1–3 2–4 2–3 1–1 0–1 0–2
Buxton 2–1 1–3 2–2 0–0 1–1 1–3 0–4 3–0 1–3 5–3 0–4 2–1 2–0 4–3 1–3 2–3 1–2 3–1 1–4 0–1 1–3
Chasetown 1–0 0–4 4–1 1–3 1–1 1–1 0–3 2–1 1–2 2–1 0–1 1–1 0–1 4–4 2–2 0–1 0–2 0–1 1–3 1–1 1–2
Chester 1–0 3–2 4–0 4–0 1–0 3–0 2–1 2–2 1–2 4–0 4–0 4–0 2–1 1–1 6–0 1–1 1–1 2–0 5–1 2–0 2–0
Chorley 2–2 3–1 2–1 1–0 3–2 0–2 2–0 6–0 5–1 2–3 1–2 1–0 1–0 1–0 2–0 0–0 1–0 2–2 0–0 2–2 4–1
F.C. United of Manchester 2–1 5–2 1–1 1–2 1–2 2–3 0–0 2–2 2–0 1–0 1–1 2–1 4–0 1–3 6–3 4–1 0–0 1–2 3–0 3–0 3–1
Frickley Athletic 0–1 1–2 2–0 1–1 0–1 1–3 2–1 1–3 1–1 2–1 0–1 0–2 1–2 1–2 1–0 0–0 0–0 4–3 2–0 1–2 2–1
Hednesford Town 0–0 1–1 4–0 3–2 0–1 1–0 2–0 1–2 1–0 2–3 1–1 1–1 6–1 0–0 0–0 0–2 4–1 5–4 1–1 3–1 0–0
Kendal Town 1–3 1–1 3–4 0–0 1–4 0–3 1–2 3–1 1–1 2–1 3–3 2–1 3–3 4–1 2–3 4–1 1–3 0–1 4–2 2–1 3–0
Marine 1–0 0–2 0–0 1–0 2–3 1–2 2–4 1–2 2–1 1–0 1–1 2–2 2–3 0–0 0–2 0–2 0–3 0–1 1–0 1–2 4–0
Matlock Town 0–2 0–1 3–1 1–1 2–2 0–1 4–0 2–1 3–0 1–2 1–0 1–1 2–1 1–0 3–0 0–2 1–0 1–1 4–0 2–4 1–1
Mickleover Sports 1–1 4–0 1–1 1–3 2–3 1–3 3–4 0–2 3–6 1–2 0–6 0–1 3–1 3–1 4–0 0–2 2–2 1–0 1–3 5–0 1–1
Nantwich Town 1–1 0–3 3–4 0–0 0–0 4–1 1–0 1–1 0–0 2–2 3–0 1–2 2–1 1–1 2–1 3–2 4–1 2–0 1–0 2–0 0–1
North Ferriby United 6–3 2–1 0–0 1–4 1–1 0–3 1–2 0–0 1–2 1–2 4–2 2–0 1–1 3–1 3–1 2–3 1–0 3–1 2–1 1–0 0–0
Northwich Victoria 3–1 1–0 2–1 1–1 3–1 1–1 1–3 2–1 2–2 1–2 2–0 1–2 0–0 3–1 2–1 2–0 2–0 0–1 2–0 2–0 2–1
Rushall Olympic 1–0 0–0 3–0 3–1 1–0 0–4 1–0 1–0 1–2 2–1 2–3 0–1 1–0 1–1 0–1 1–1 0–3 2–1 3–0 3–2 0–0
Stafford Rangers 1–2 3–1 1–1 0–2 4–1 0–3 0–1 0–2 2–0 0–1 1–2 2–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 5–1 3–3 2–2
Stocksbridge Park Steels 1–1 2–2 0–2 0–1 2–0 1–2 0–3 2–2 1–1 4–0 1–3 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–5 7–0 3–4 2–0 1–0 0–2 3–0
Whitby Town 2–2 1–4 3–3 3–4 2–0 0–4 0–1 0–0 1–1 0–2 1–1 1–2 1–1 1–1 4–5 0–2 2–1 2–1 2–1 3–3 3–4
Worksop Town 3–3 0–2 2–3 2–1 4–1 0–3 1–5 2–3 2–1 1–0 3–5 0–3 2–0 5–4 3–0 0–0 0–1 2–1 1–1 1–1 0–1

Updated to games played on 21 April 2012.
Source: NPL Premier Division results grid
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Stadia and locations[edit]

Team Stadium Capacity
F.C. United of Manchester Gigg Lane (Bury ground share) 11,840
Hednesford Town Keys Park 6,500
Chester Deva Stadium 5,376
Buxton The Silverlands 5,200
Northwich Victoria Victoria Stadium 5,098
Bradford Park Avenue Horsfall Stadium 5,000
Ashton United Hurst Cross 4,500
Chorley The Chorley Group Victory Park Stadium 4,100
Nantwich Town The Weaver Stadium 3,500
Stocksbridge Park Steels Look Local Stadium 3,500
Whitby Town Turnbull Ground 3,500
Worksop Town Sandy Lane 3,200
Burscough Victoria Park 3,054
Stafford Rangers Marston Road 3,000
Marine The Arriva Stadium 2,800
North Ferriby United Grange Lane 2,700
Kendal Town Lakeland Radio Stadium 2,400
Matlock Town Causeway Lane 2,214
Frickley Athletic Westfield Lane 2,087
Chasetown The Scholars Ground 2,000
Mickleover Sports Mickleover Sports Ground 1,500
Rushall Olympic Dales Lane 1,400

Division One North[edit]

Northern Premier League
Division One North
Season 2011–12
Champions A.F.C. Fylde
Promoted A.F.C. Fylde
Witton Albion
Relegated Durham City
Woodley Sports
Matches played 462
Goals scored 1516 (3.28 per match)
Top goalscorer Shaun Tuck (31)
Biggest home win
Biggest away win Harrogate Railway Athletic 3–10 Radcliffe Borough
(22 November 2011)
Highest scoring Harrogate Railway Athletic 3–10 Radcliffe Borough
(22 November 2011)
Highest attendance 501 Lancaster City 4–2 AFC Fylde
(29 August 2011)[9]
Lowest attendance 31 Cammell Laird 1–3 Wakefield
(10 March 2011)[9]

Division One North featured two new teams:

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 A.F.C. Fylde (C) (P) 42 31 6 5 90 29 +61 99 Promotion to the 2012–13 NPL Premier Division
2 Curzon Ashton 42 28 11 3 91 44 +47 95 Qualification to the Playoffs
3 Witton Albion (P) 42 28 6 8 101 44 +57 90
4 Farsley 42 25 6 11 86 48 +38 81
5 Garforth Town 42 24 7 11 95 63 +32 79
6 Lancaster City 42 24 5 13 80 48 +32 77
7 Skelmersdale United 42 21 12 9 94 60 +34 75
8 Woodley Sports (R) 42 22 5 15 71 51 +20 71 Relegation to the NWCFL*
9 Durham City 42 20 2 20 81 80 +1 62 Resigned to Northern League at the end of the season
10 Bamber Bridge 42 17 9 16 69 68 +1 60
11 Warrington Town 42 17 9 16 69 71 −2 60
12 Trafford 42 15 11 16 70 66 +4 56
13 Salford City 42 14 10 18 69 71 −2 52
14 Mossley 42 10 15 17 66 75 −9 45
15 Radcliffe Borough 42 13 6 23 54 75 −21 45
16 Prescot Cables 42 10 12 20 53 71 −18 42
17 Ossett Town 42 11 9 22 41 84 −43 42
18 Ossett Albion 42 11 6 25 59 95 −36 39
19 Clitheroe 42 10 8 24 51 76 −25 38
20 Wakefield 42 7 12 23 38 77 −39 33
21 Harrogate Railway Athletic 42 8 7 27 54 115 −61 31
22 Cammell Laird 42 8 4 30 34 103 −69 28

Updated to games played on 21 April 2012.
Source: [2]
*Woodley Sports relegated due to ground grading and security of tenure issues[10] and changed name to Stockport Sports. Durham City resigned from the league on 21 April 2012.[11]
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.

Playoffs[edit]

Semifinals Final
           
2 Curzon Ashton 2(4)
5 Garforth Town 2(1)
2 Curzon Ashton 0
3 Witton Albion 3
3 Witton Albion 3
4 Farsley 0

Semi-finals[edit]

23 April 2012
19:45
Curzon Ashton 2–2 Garforth Town
Tameside Stadium, Ashton-under-Lyne
Attendance: 406

Curzon Ashton win 4–2 on penalties


24 April 2012
19:45
Witton Albion 3–0 Farsley
Wincham Park, Northwich
Attendance: 574

Final[edit]

28 April 2012
15:00
Curzon Ashton 0–3 Witton Albion
Tameside Stadium, Ashton-under-Lyne
Attendance: 989

Results grid[edit]

Home \ Away[1] FYL BAM CAM CLT CZA DUR FAR GAR HRA LNC MOS OSA OST PRC RAD SLC SKU TRA WAK WAR WTN WDL
A.F.C. Fylde 2–0 4–0 2–0 2–1 3–0 2–2 3–0 7–0 1–0 2–2 3–0 5–0 1–1 3–0 1–0 2–5 2–1 3–0 0–0 3–1 2–0
Bamber Bridge 0–1 7–0 6–0 0–2 1–2 2–1 1–3 3–2 2–6 3–0 4–0 1–1 2–1 2–3 0–3 2–2 1–0 1–1 2–1 0–6 1–1
Cammell Laird 0–2 1–3 1–1 1–2 3–2 0–3 1–4 5–1 0–3 0–1 3–1 1–0 1–0 1–0 0–2 1–3 0–1 1–3 0–5 1–1 0–3
Clitheroe 2–6 1–3 5–1 0–4 1–2 2–1 3–2 3–1 2–1 1–1 2–2 1–2 1–2 4–0 1–1 1–2 1–4 0–1 2–0 0–1 1–2
Curzon Ashton 2–0 3–1 0–0 2–1 2–0 3–2 3–1 3–0 3–1 3–3 2–1 4–0 4–1 1–0 1–1 2–2 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 2–1
Durham City 1–2 3–0 4–1 1–0 1–3 1–0 4–5 4–1 5–3 4–2 1–1 3–2 1–3 2–1 2–4 0–3 3–4 0–1 7–1 1–3 3–0
Farsley 2–0 3–2 2–1 2–0 1–2 1–0 2–3 3–0 1–3 3–0 5–0 2–1 4–2 1–0 6–0 1–2 4–2 2–1 0–1 1–0 3–1
Garforth Town 1–2 3–1 6–0 2–1 1–2 2–1 1–1 5–1 1–2 0–1 2–3 5–1 3–0 1–2 3–2 2–1 2–1 1–0 6–0 4–3 4–1
Harrogate Railway Athletic 0–3 0–2 3–1 1–0 3–3 0–1 1–3 1–1 3–2 1–6 1–3 2–3 2–2 3–10 2–0 0–2 0–1 0–1 1–3 1–6 0–4
Lancaster City 1–1 0–1 1–0 0–2 1–1 1–2 4–1 1–2 3–2 2–0 2–0 4–1 3–0 1–0 1–0 3–1 5–1 2–0 5–1 1–2 2–1
Mossley 0–1 1–2 0–0 0–0 0–4 3–4 1–2 1–2 1–1 1–3 6–2 3–2 1–1 2–0 2–1 2–2 1–1 6–0 1–1 1–1 0–4
Ossett Albion 0–3 2–3 6–0 2–0 1–3 3–0 1–4 2–5 3–2 0–0 1–4 2–2 0–1 0–2 2–1 0–3 0–1 1–0 0–2 0–4 2–3
Ossett Town 0–0 1–0 3–0 2–0 1–1 0–1 0–2 0–2 0–0 2–1 2–1 1–1 0–4 1–1 0–2 0–6 2–0 4–0 1–0 0–1 0–4
Prescot Cables 0–2 2–2 3–1 4–1 0–1 0–1 0–2 1–1 5–2 0–1 2–3 2–1 0–0 1–1 1–1 2–1 0–1 1–1 0–1 1–3 0–1
Radcliffe Borough 1–2 1–2 2–1 1–0 1–3 3–2 3–3 2–3 2–2 0–1 2–2 3–2 1–0 1–0 0–3 2–2 0–1 0–2 0–1 0–3 0–3
Salford City 0–2 2–2 5–0 0–1 2–3 3–0 2–1 2–2 1–4 0–2 4–1 3–1 2–2 1–1 0–2 3–3 3–1 2–0 1–5 1–1 3–0
Skelmersdale United 1–3 1–2 3–1 2–2 2–2 6–3 1–1 0–0 2–0 1–1 3–1 1–2 4–0 4–1 4–1 2–1 1–0 3–1 4–1 1–3 2–2
Trafford 2–4 1–1 2–0 3–2 2–2 2–3 0–0 0–0 1–2 1–1 1–1 1–2 2–3 2–1 4–1 2–2 4–0 3–3 2–2 2–3 1–2
Wakefield 0–1 0–0 0–2 3–3 0–3 0–4 0–1 1–3 1–5 0–2 1–1 2–2 4–1 1–1 0–2 1–2 1–1 1–4 2–2 0–1 1–0
Warrington Town 0–1 3–1 2–1 1–1 0–2 0–0 2–5 4–0 0–1 4–0 1–1 3–2 2–0 5–1 3–1 4–2 1–2 3–3 2–2 0–2 1–0
Witton Albion 2–1 2–0 1–2 0–1 3–1 4–1 1–1 5–1 4–1 0–4 2–1 4–2 5–0 2–2 3–0 4–1 1–2 0–3 1–0 5–0 4–1
Woodley Sports 1–0 0–0 3–1 2–1 2–0 2–1 0–1 0–0 2–2 2–0 3–1 1–3 4–0 4–0 0–2 4–0 2–1 0–2 2–1 2–1 1–2

Updated to games played on 21 April 2012.
Source: NPL Division North results grid
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Stadia and locations[edit]

Team Stadium Capacity
Witton Albion Wincham Park 4,813
Curzon Ashton Tameside Stadium 4,000
Mossley Steel Park 4,000
Wakefield College Grove 4,000
Farsley Throstle Nest 3,900
Harrogate Railway Athletic Station View 3,500
Lancaster City Giant Axe 3,500
Radcliffe Borough Stainton Park 3,500
Warrington Town Cantilever Park 3,500
Prescot Cables Valerie Park 3,200
Durham City The Arnott Stadium 3,000
Garforth Town Genix Healthcare Stadium 3,000
Ossett Albion WareHouse Systems Stadium 3,000
Skelmersdale United West Lancashire College Stadium 2,500
Trafford Shawe View 2,500
Bamber Bridge QED Stadium 2,264
Clitheroe Shawbridge 2,000
Ossett Town Ingfield 2,000
Woodley Sports The Neil Rourke Memorial Stadium 2,000
A.F.C. Fylde Kellamergh Park 1,500
Cammell Laird Kirklands Stadium 1,500
Salford City Moor Lane 1,400

Division One South[edit]

Northern Premier League
Division One South
Season 2011–12
Champions Grantham Town
Promoted Grantham Town
Ilkeston
Relegated Quorn
Shepshed Dynamo
Matches played 462
Goals scored 1519 (3.29 per match)
Top goalscorer Jonathan Froggatt (27)
Biggest home win
Biggest away win Quorn 0–8 Carlton Town
(28 January 2012)
Highest scoring Goole 5–4 Romulus
(24 September 2011)
Highest attendance 1,315 Ilkeston 4–0 Goole
(13 August 2011)[12]
Lowest attendance 44 Brigg Town 5–2 Quorn
(6 December 2011)[12]

Division One South featured four new teams:

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Grantham Town (C) (P) 42 29 7 6 92 44 +48 093* Promotion to the 2012–13 NPL Premier Division
2 Carlton Town 42 26 5 11 101 52 +49 83 Qualification to the Playoffs
3 Ilkeston (P) 42 26 5 11 93 44 +49 83
4 Sheffield 42 22 9 11 93 62 +31 75
5 Leek Town 42 22 8 12 77 60 +17 74
6 Belper Town 42 23 5 14 74 57 +17 74
7 Stamford 42 20 8 14 77 75 +2 68
8 Loughborough Dynamo 42 18 11 13 80 61 +19 65
9 New Mills 42 17 12 13 79 76 +3 63 Transferred to the Division One North
10 Goole 42 18 8 16 72 78 −6 62
11 Hucknall Town 42 16 9 17 54 61 −7 57
12 Sutton Coldfield Town 42 16 7 19 72 63 +9 55
13 Kidsgrove Athletic 42 13 16 13 62 59 +3 55
14 Coalville Town 42 15 10 17 69 72 −3 55
15 Newcastle Town 42 14 10 18 59 70 −11 52
16 Market Drayton Town 42 11 15 16 61 84 −23 48
17 Brigg Town 42 11 12 19 52 76 −24 45
18 Lincoln United 42 10 13 19 65 85 −20 43
19 Rainworth Miners Welfare 42 10 11 21 38 55 −17 41
20 Romulus 42 7 15 20 56 85 −29 36
21 Quorn (R) 42 6 9 27 48 85 −37 27 Relegation to the United Counties League Premier Division
22 Shepshed Dynamo (R) 42 5 10 27 45 115 −70 25

Updated to games played on 21 April 2012.
Source: [3]
*Grantham Town deducted one point for fielding an ineligible player.[13]
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.

Playoffs[edit]

Semifinals Final
           
2 Carlton Town 2(6)
5 Leek Town 2(7)
3 Ilkeston 2
5 Leek Town 0
3 Ilkeston 7
4 Sheffield 0

Semi-finals[edit]

23 April 2012
19:45
Ilkeston 7–0 Sheffield
New Manor Ground, Ilkeston
Attendance: 1,068

25 April 2012
19:45
Carlton Town 2–2 Leek Town
Bill Stokeld Stadium, Carlton
Attendance: 369

Leek Town win 6–7 on penalties


Final[edit]

28 April 2012
15:00
Ilkeston 2–0 Leek Town
New Manor Ground, Ilkeston

Results grid[edit]

Home \ Away[1] BLP BRI CAR COA GOO GRN HUC ILK KID LEE LIN LOU MAR NEW NEM QON RAI ROM SHE SPD STM SUT
Belper Town 2–2 0–2 0–2 2–0 0–3 1–5 3–1 3–1 2–1 1–0 3–1 3–2 3–1 1–1 2–1 1–0 2–1 1–3 3–1 2–3 1–2
Brigg Town 1–2 3–2 0–0 1–2 2–3 1–2 1–1 0–4 0–3 2–1 0–3 3–0 1–1 1–4 5–2 0–4 1–0 0–2 3–2 2–2 2–1
Carlton Town 3–2 2–0 4–2 3–0 2–1 3–1 2–0 2–2 7–1 1–2 2–1 5–2 2–3 1–1 2–1 0–0 4–0 3–1 1–0 4–2 0–2
Coalville Town 1–3 1–1 1–3 3–1 1–2 2–0 0–0 1–1 2–4 1–2 0–2 2–2 1–0 0–0 2–0 1–5 4–2 1–3 2–0 0–2 2–0
Goole 0–3 1–3 2–2 4–2 3–4 3–1 3–0 1–2 1–1 2–4 3–1 1–1 4–2 0–4 2–0 2–1 5–4 1–1 3–1 1–1 0–1
Grantham Town 2–0 1–1 4–2 0–0 3–0 1–1 2–1 3–0 1–3 3–3 1–0 4–2 2–3 2–0 1–0 0–1 4–0 2–0 2–0 1–0 2–1
Hucknall Town 0–3 0–1 3–2 2–2 0–1 1–1 0–2 1–0 0–0 3–0 0–3 0–1 1–0 1–0 0–1 1–0 2–0 2–3 2–2 0–2 3–1
Ilkeston 0–1 2–0 2–0 0–0 4–0 1–3 3–1 1–2 3–4 3–1 2–2 1–0 3–0 3–1 2–0 2–0 4–1 4–1 5–0 1–2 2–1
Kidsgrove Athletic 2–0 1–0 0–0 2–2 1–2 1–2 1–1 0–0 2–2 3–3 1–0 0–0 1–1 0–2 2–0 1–1 2–2 2–1 1–2 3–2 2–1
Leek Town 0–3 3–0 1–0 2–1 2–2 1–3 0–2 0–1 0–1 1–0 3–2 1–2 1–0 4–0 4–2 1–0 3–0 2–3 5–0 2–0 0–5
Lincoln United 1–1 1–1 1–4 3–2 3–4 1–1 0–1 2–5 1–1 1–2 1–1 1–4 0–2 1–2 0–0 0–0 1–1 2–2 2–3 4–5 3–1
Loughborough Dynamo 2–2 2–1 2–4 1–3 2–1 3–1 3–0 2–4 2–1 1–1 3–3 1–1 1–2 3–3 1–0 1–0 1–1 3–4 6–2 2–0 2–1
Market Drayton Town 3–0 1–1 1–0 0–2 1–3 1–5 3–0 0–6 2–1 1–1 2–3 1–7 0–2 1–4 1–1 1–1 2–1 2–4 4–1 2–2 0–3
Newcastle Town 2–0 2–1 0–2 1–5 4–4 0–0 2–4 0–2 2–2 2–3 3–0 1–5 2–1 1–1 1–0 1–1 1–1 2–1 0–1 1–2 0–1
New Mills 1–4 3–1 2–3 4–2 3–0 0–4 2–2 0–3 0–6 0–2 3–0 1–1 2–2 4–2 5–3 3–2 2–5 2–1 4–2 2–1 3–1
Quorn 1–2 1–3 0–8 2–3 1–2 0–5 0–0 3–2 3–3 0–1 1–3 1–3 0–0 2–3 2–2 3–2 1–1 1–2 5–0 1–2 1–0
Rainworth Miners Welfare 0–2 0–0 2–1 0–2 1–3 1–2 0–4 1–4 1–1 2–1 1–0 0–1 1–1 0–2 0–2 1–0 0–0 0–2 2–1 3–0 0–2
Romulus 2–1 1–1 1–3 4–1 0–2 2–3 0–1 0–4 4–1 2–2 1–3 2–0 1–2 1–0 2–1 3–3 1–1 1–1 2–2 0–0 1–1
Sheffield 0–2 1–0 2–1 2–3 4–0 2–0 1–0 1–3 3–0 4–2 2–3 0–0 4–2 1–1 2–2 0–0 2–0 4–1 7–1 6–0 3–2
Shepshed Dynamo 0–6 2–3 0–6 2–5 0–2 1–2 1–2 0–0 2–1 1–1 0–3 0–1 2–2 2–2 2–2 1–0 1–1 2–2 1–1 1–4 2–2
Stamford 1–1 2–2 0–1 4–2 1–0 1–3 1–1 2–4 3–2 1–4 4–0 2–1 0–1 3–2 1–1 3–2 2–1 4–1 4–3 3–0 3–2
Sutton Coldfield Town 2–0 6–1 1–2 2–0 1–1 2–2 5–1 2–1 0–2 1–2 2–2 2–2 1–4 0–2 1–0 0–3 0–1 3–1 3–3 4–1 3–0

Updated to games played on 21 April 2012.
Source: NPL Division South results grid
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Stadia and locations[edit]

Team Stadium Capacity
Grantham Town South Kesteven Sports Stadium 7,500
Hucknall Town Watnall Road 5,000
Brigg Town The Hawthorns 4,000
Newcastle Town Lyme Valley Stadium 4,000
Leek Town Harrison Park 3,600
Ilkeston New Manor Ground 3,500
Goole Victoria Pleasure Grounds 3,000
Shepshed Dynamo The Dovecote 2,500
Belper Town Christchurch Meadow 2,400
Lincoln United Ashby Avenue 2,200
Coalville Town Owen Street Sports Ground 2,000
Kidsgrove Athletic The Seddon Stadium 2,000
Rainworth Miners Welfare Welfare Ground 2,000
Romulus The Central Ground
(Sutton Coldfield Town ground share)
2,000
Sheffield Coach and Horses Ground 2,000
Stamford Vic Couzens Stadium 2,000
Sutton Coldfield Town The Central Ground 2,000
Carlton Town Bill Stokeld Stadium 1,500
Loughborough Dynamo Nanpantan Sports Ground 1,500
New Mills Church Lane 1,400
Quorn Sutton Park 1,400
Market Drayton Town Greenfields Sports Ground 1,000

Challenge Cup[edit]

2011–12 Northern Premier League Challenge Cup
Country  England
Teams 66
Champions North Ferriby United
Runners-up Rushall Olympic
Matches played 65
Goals scored 250 (3.85 per match)

The 2011–12 Northern Premier League Challenge Cup (billed as the 2011–12 Doodson Sports Cup for sponsorship reasons)[14] is the 42nd season of the Northern Premier League Challenge Cup, the cup competition of the Northern Premier League.[15] The tournament was won by North Ferriby United who beat Rushall Olympic 4–1 after extra-time.[16]

Calendar[edit]

Round Matches played Matches Clubs
Preliminary Round 5–20 September 2011 4 66 → 62
First Round 26 September – 1 November 2011 20 62 → 42
Second Round 18 October – 15 November 2011 10 42 → 32
Third Round 2 November – 20 December 2011 16 32 → 16
Fourth Round 9–11 January 2012 8 16 → 8
Quarterfinals 14–21 February 2012 4 8 → 4
Semifinals 20–21 March 2012 2 4 → 2
Final 28 April 2012 1 2 → 1

Preliminary Round[edit]


In the Preliminary Round, eight teams from the lower regional divisions were drawn together.

Tie no Home team Score Away team Attendance
1 Ossett Town 0–2[17] Brigg Town 23
2 Rainworth Miners Welfare 1–2[18] Stamford 73
3 Romulus 3–5[19]
AET
Kidsgrove Athletic 74
4 Warrington Town 4–2[20]
AET
Cammell Laird 55

First Round[edit]


The four clubs which made it through the Preliminary Round enter into the draw with the rest of the teams from the two Division One leagues which weren't drawn into the Preliminary Round.

  • *Mossley were removed from the competition as they had not registered a player correctly.

Second Round[edit]


The twenty clubs which made it through the First Round were entered into the draw for the Second Round.

Third Round[edit]


The ten clubs which made it through the Second Round were entered into the draw for the Second Round with the clubs from the Premier Division.

Fourth Round[edit]


The 16 clubs which made it through the Third Round were entered into the draw for the Fourth Round.

Quarter Finals[edit]


The eight clubs to have made it through the Fourth Round were entered into the Quarter Finals draw.

Semi Finals[edit]


The four clubs to have made it through the Quarter Finals were entered into the Semi Finals draw.

Final[edit]


The two clubs to have made it through the Semi Finals play each other in the Final to decide the winner of the Challenge Cup.

65 28 April 2012 North Ferriby United 4–1
(a.e.t)
Rushall Olympic Coronation Park, Eastwood  
15:00 Fry Goal 76' (pen.)
Taylor Goal 92'
Anderson Goal 97'
Bolder Goal 108'
Report Tolley Goal 77' (pen.) Attendance: 256

President's Cup[edit]

2011–12 Northern Premier League President's Cup
Country  England
Teams 44

At the 2011 league AGM, the 2011–12 Northern Premier League President's Cup, the cup competition of the Northern Premier League Division One North and South, was deferred for at least one year due to fixture congestion and clubs making losses from the games. It was decided to award the trophy to the team that tops the fair play league at the end of the season instead.[21]

Peter Swales Shield[edit]

2012 Peter Swales Shield
Date 4 August 2012
Venue Deva Stadium, Chester
Referee I Hussin[22]
Attendance 591
2011
2013

The Peter Swales Shield has changed format several times, and the 2012–13 season saw the champions of the Premier Division, Chester, play against the winners of the Challenge Cup, North Ferriby United. Chester won the game 3–0.

4 August 2012 Chester
(2011–12 NPL Premier Division Winners)
3–0 North Ferriby United
(2011–12 Challenge Cup Winners)
Deva Stadium, Chester  
15:00 Williams Goal 56'58'90' Report Attendance: 591

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Evo-Stik New Sponsors From 2010–2011". The Official Evo-Stik League Website. Pitchero. 2 May 2010. Retrieved 14 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "NON LEAGUE RESTRUCTURING 2011/12 ‐ PROPOSED CLUB ALLOCATIONS". The FA. 20 May 2011. Retrieved 20 May 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Evo-Stik North League Premier Division - Average Attendances - Home Matches". Football Web Pages.co.uk. Archived from the original on 30 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "Northwich Victoria Points Deduction". Northern Premier League. 13 December 2011. Retrieved 14 December 2011. 
  5. ^ "Mickleover Sports – Ineligible Player". Northern Premier League. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  6. ^ "Northern Premier League – Press Statement". Northern Premier League. 
  7. ^ "Statement: Northwich Victoria and Woodley Sports". Northern Premier League. 24 April 2012. Retrieved 25 April 2012. 
  8. ^ "Nantwich Town Point Deduction". Northern Premier League. 16 April 2012. Retrieved 18 April 2012. 
  9. ^ a b "Evo-Stik North League Division One North - Average Attendances - Home Matches". Football Web Pages.co.uk. Archived from the original on 30 April 2012. 
  10. ^ "Northern Premier League – Press Statement". Northern Premier League. 13 April 2012. Retrieved 13 April 2012. 
  11. ^ "League Resignation". Durham City A.F.C. 20 April 2012. Retrieved 21 April 2012. 
  12. ^ a b "Evo-Stik North League Division One South - Average Attendances - Home Matches". Football Web Pages.co.uk. Archived from the original on 30 April 2012. 
  13. ^ "League Statement: Grantham Town". Northern Premier League. Retrieved 26 April 2012. 
  14. ^ "Doodson Sports Cup new sponsor". Curzon Ashton F.C. Pitchero. Retrieved 21 September 2011. 
  15. ^ "The Doodson Sport Cup 11-12". Northern Premier League. Retrieved 11 January 2012. 
  16. ^ "North Ferriby United 4-1 Rushall Olympic (After Extra Time)". North Ferriby United F.C. Retrieved 29 April 2012. 
  17. ^ Ossett Town 0–2 brigg Town Ossett Town FC official website. Accessed 21 September 2011.
  18. ^ "Match Report: Rainworth Miners Welfare vs. Stamford, 7th Sep 2011". Stamford AFC. Retrieved 21 September 2011. 
  19. ^ Roms lose out in League Cup opener Romulus FC official website
  20. ^ Warrington Town 4 – 2 Cammell Laird Cammell Laird official website
  21. ^ Snee, Tom (22 June 2011). "League Statement: President's Cup". Northern Premier League. Archived from the original on 27 June 2011. Retrieved 17 June 2013. 
  22. ^ Graham, Chris (4 August 2012). "Blues claim Peter Swales Trophy". Chester FC. Retrieved 28 August 2013. 

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