2012–13 Northern Football League

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Ebac Northern League
Season 2012–13

The 2012–13 Northern Football League season (known as the 2012–13 Ebac Northern League for sponsorship reasons) is the 115th in the history of the Northern Football League, a football competition in England. Teams are divided into two divisions.

Division One[edit]

Ebac Northern League Division One
Champions Darlington 1883
Promoted Darlington 1883
Relegated South Shields
Norton & Stockton Ancients
Matches played 552
Goals scored 1981 (3.59 per match)
Top goalscorer Andrew Johnson
(Bishop Auckland)
(38 goals)[1]
Biggest home win Shildon 11–0 South Shields
5 September 2012
Biggest away win Newton Aycliffe 0–8 Billingham Town
29 September 2012
Highest scoring Shildon 11–0 South Shields
5 September 2012
Whitley Bay 8–3 Penrith
10 November 2012
Highest attendance 2,670 - Spennymoor Town 1–3 Darlington 1883
15 February 2013
Lowest attendance 24 - Team Northumbria 5–1 Sunderland RCA
8 April 2013
Average attendance 226

Division One features 19 teams which competed in the first division last season, along with five new teams:

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Darlington 1883 (C) (P) 46 40 2 4 145 35 +110 122 Promotion to the Northern Premier League Division One North
2 Spennymoor Town 46 33 10 3 108 34 +74 109
3 Whitley Bay 46 27 7 12 110 62 +48 88
4 West Auckland Town 46 25 9 12 112 75 +37 84
5 Dunston UTS 46 23 10 13 74 50 +24 79
6 Bishop Auckland 46 24 7 15 95 77 +18 79
7 Ashington 46 21 13 12 106 68 +38 76
8 Shildon 46 19 12 15 83 69 +14 69
9 Consett 46 19 11 16 68 63 +5 68
10 Celtic Nation 46 19 10 17 80 79 +1 67
11 Guisborough Town 46 20 6 20 78 87 −9 66
12 Bedlington Terriers 46 18 7 21 90 83 +7 61
13 Billingham Synthonia 46 17 10 19 79 83 −4 61
14 Penrith 46 17 9 20 92 96 −4 60
15 Durham City 46 17 8 21 90 90 0 59
16 Team Northumbria 46 14 14 18 63 80 −17 56
17 Newton Aycliffe 46 16 5 25 71 89 −18 53
18 Hebburn Town 46 15 8 23 81 109 −28 53
19 Marske United 46 15 4 27 66 91 −25 49
20 Billingham Town 46 13 8 25 84 125 −41 47
21 Newcastle Benfield 46 14 4 28 51 88 −37 46
22 Sunderland RCA (R) 46 12 8 26 62 103 −41 041 Relegation to the Northern League Division Two
23 South Shields (R) 46 11 5 30 54 117 −63 38
24 Norton & Stockton Ancients (R) 46 6 7 33 39 128 −89 25

Updated to games played on 17 May 2013.
Source: League Official
Rules for classification:
Sunderland RCA deducted three points for fielding an ineligible player.[5]
(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.

Results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] ASH BED BLS BLT BIS CEL CON DAR DUN DUR GUI HEB MAR NCB NTA NSA PEN SHI SSH SPE RCA TNO WAT WHI
Ashington 3–3 2–1 8–1 0–1 4–1 0–0 0–1 1–1 6–2 1–2 1–1 2–2 3–0 3–1 4–1 2–2 1–2 2–0 1–2 3–1 2–0 3–3 1–2
Bedlington Terriers 4–0 6–0 0–2 1–3 2–4 1–3 0–4 1–1 6–2 1–0 5–2 3–1 4–0 0–0 0–0 3–1 8–1 1–2 0–6 2–3 5–1 4–2 1–1
Billingham Synthonia 2–2 1–3 0–1 3–2 1–3 1–1 1–4 0–0 1–1 0–2 1–1 4–1 3–4 0–1 2–2 1–0 1–1 4–1 0–1 2–0 3–2 2–2 2–1
Billingham Town 2–4 4–4 1–3 2–5 0–0 1–0 1–7 2–5 2–2 4–2 2–5 0–4 2–1 3–2 3–0 2–1 0–0 2–1 0–3 1–1 4–0 1–4 1–2
Bishop Auckland 2–1 2–1 0–8 6–2 1–2 1–1 1–3 0–0 2–3 2–1 0–1 3–2 3–0 3–1 4–0 6–2 1–3 4–2 1–1 1–0 2–0 3–4 1–4
Celtic Nation 2–0 2–0 1–4 3–1 2–2 2–2 1–2 0–1 2–1 3–2 3–0 1–1 2–1 1–1 1–0 3–3 2–3 1–0 0–3 2–1 3–3 1–3 1–3
Consett 2–2 1–0 4–1 3–2 4–2 2–0 0–3 1–0 0–2 1–0 2–3 1–2 1–2[‡] 1–3 2–0 0–2 1–1 1–1 2–2 3–0 0–1 3–4 0–1
Darlington 1883 6–1 3–1 4–1 3–2 2–2 1–0 5–0 4–0 3–1 3–0 1–0 3–0 5–2 1–0 6–1 1–0 4–0 2–1 0–0 7–2 3–1 2–0 3–1
Dunston UTS 2–2 2–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–0 0–2 0–3 3–1 4–0 3–1 3–0 2–0 0–2 3–0 2–3 1–3 4–0 2–2 0–1 1–0 5–2 2–1
Durham City 2–3 3–1 1–2 6–1 0–2 6–3 3–2 0–4 2–0 1–2 4–2 0–1 4–0 5–2 1–2 4–4 1–0 6–1 2–3 1–2 0–2 3–1 0–4
Guisborough Town 1–0 1–2 2–4 3–7 3–2 3–1 0–2 4–1 1–1 3–0 4–3 1–0 1–0 5–1 5–0 0–3 0–3 1–3 0–6 2–1 1–1 3–2 1–3
Hebburn Town 3–5 2–3 4–0 4–3 0–0 4–3 1–1 1–7 0–3 0–1 1–3 4–3 1–1 1–2 3–3 1–4 3–2 0–4 0–4 3–3 2–2 0–3 4–1
Marske United 1–5 3–1 0–3 3–1 1–3 2–1 1–2 0–5 0–2 1–3 0–1 2–4 2–1 1–0 1–0 2–2 2–2 1–2 2–3 1–3 4–0 1–0 0–3
Newcastle Benfield 0–2 2–0 0–2 2–1 0–1 0–4 0–1 0–4 1–2 1–0 4–4 1–3 2–1 1–0 1–0 2–3 1–0 0–0 0–2 1–0 1–1 1–3 2–4
Newton Aycliffe 2–1 4–0 1–1 0–8 1–5 1–2 0–2 2–1 0–1 0–1 3–1 1–4 1–0 0–3 4–0 1–3 3–1 2–3 1–2 2–0 5–1 2–1 2–3
Norton & Stockton Ancients 0–5 1–0 1–0 3–3 0–2 1–4 0–4 2–4 1–2 0–3 0–1 1–0 0–3 3–1 0–5 1–2 2–2 1–2 0–6 1–3 1–1 0–7 1–3
Penrith 3–4 1–4 5–0 2–2 0–2 5–1 1–2 1–4 2–2 3–2 0–1 1–2 1–2 3–1 1–3 6–0 2–2 3–2 3–2 2–1 0–1 0–1 2–2
Shildon 0–2 3–0 2–1 1–3 2–1 2–2 4–1 0–2 0–2 3–1 2–0 3–2 2–3 2–0 2–1 2–0 4–1 11–0 1–1 2–3 1–1 1–1 0–2
South Shields 0–2 1–3 0–1 3–2 0–1 2–1 1–2 0–3 0–4 1–1 3–2 0–2 0–4 0–2 3–3 3–2 5–1 0–2 0–4 2–4 1–3 1–1 1–6
Spennymoor Town 0–0 0–0 4–2 3–0 4–0 1–1 3–1 1–3 2–0 3–2 2–2 3–0 1–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 0–1 2–0 1–0 2–1 3–0 2–0 3–1
Sunderland RCA 0–6 0–1 1–3 2–0[†] 1–5 0–2 2–2 0–4 0–1 1–1 3–3 1–0 3–2 0–3 2–2 3–4 2–0 0–3 3–2 1–1 2–3 1–2 0–1
Team Northumbria 1–1 2–3 2–2 3–0 3–1 1–3 0–0 2–0 2–0 0–0 1–1 0–2 3–2 2–4 3–0 2–2 1–2 1–1 2–0 0–2 5–1 0–1 2–2
West Auckland Town 2–2 2–1 2–4 4–1 5–1 0–1 2–0 2–1 3–2 3–3 2–0 4–1 2–1 3–2 4–2 4–2 2–2 0–0 6–0 2–3 6–2 0–1 3–2
Whitley Bay 1–3 1–0 2–1 6–0 0–2 2–2 0–2 0–3 1–0 2–2 0–3 5–0 4–0 2–0 3–1 3–0 8–3 3–1 3–0 2–3 1–1 6–0 2–2

Updated to games played on 17 May 2013.
Source: League Official
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
† ^ RCA v BLT (6th Apr 1-0) : Billingham Town have asked for the game to be replayed. - new date is 7th May 2013.[5]
‡ ^ CON v NCB (29th Apr 0-2) : Abn 77 mins floodlight failure. - Replay is 13th May 2013.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Division Two[edit]

Ebac Northern League Division Two
Champions Crook Town
Promoted Crook Town
Morpeth Town
Jarrow Roofing BCA
Relegated Ryhope Colliery Welfare
Horden Colliery Welfare
Matches played 462
Goals scored 1706 (3.69 per match)
Top goalscorer John Butler
(Ryhope Colliery Welfare)
(56 goals)[6]
Biggest home win Jarrow Roofing BCA 10–2 Horden Colliery Welfare
26 December 2012
Morpeth Town 9–1 Darlington Railway Athletic
5 January 2013
Biggest away win Brandon United 1–10 Jarrow Roofing BCA
27 April 2013
Highest scoring Jarrow Roofing BCA 10–2 Horden Colliery Welfare
26 December 2012
Highest attendance 186 - Seaham Red Star 2–5 Crook Town
19 October 2012
Lowest attendance 13 - Horden Colliery Welfare 1–2 Stokesley Sports Club
10 November 2012
Average attendance 68

Division Two features 18 teams which competed in the second division last season, along with four new teams:

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Crook Town (C) (P) 42 32 5 5 123 60 +63 101 Promotion to the Northern League Division One
2 Ryhope Colliery Welfare (R) 42 30 8 4 147 52 +95 98 failing to comply with necessary ground grading requirements. [#]
3 Morpeth Town (P) 42 25 10 7 108 51 +57 85 Promotion to the Northern League Division One
4 Jarrow Roofing BCA 42 26 7 9 100 46 +54 85
5 Darlington Railway Athletic 42 22 12 8 82 57 +25 78
6 Northallerton Town 42 23 8 11 101 63 +38 77
7 West Allotment Celtic 42 23 8 11 95 66 +29 77
8 North Shields 42 21 7 14 72 54 +18 70
9 Whitehaven 42 20 8 14 97 74 +23 065
10 Seaham Red Star 42 19 8 15 86 85 +1 65
11 Tow Law Town 42 19 7 16 83 66 +17 64
12 Washington 42 16 4 22 72 93 −21 52
13 Chester-le-Street Town 42 13 10 19 51 73 −22 49
14 Ryton & Crawcrook Albion 42 15 4 23 56 82 −26 49
15 Stokesley Sports Club 42 12 8 22 60 93 −33 44
16 Whickham 42 11 8 23 57 86 −29 41
17 Birtley Town 42 10 8 24 47 83 −36 38
18 Brandon United 42 10 11 21 55 93 −38 038
19 Thornaby 42 9 5 28 59 106 −47 32
20 Esh Winning 42 10 3 29 49 108 −59 030
21 Alnwick Town 42 8 8 26 63 100 −37 029*
22 Horden Colliery Welfare (R) 42 7 5 30 43 115 −72 26 Relegation to the Wearside League/Northern Alliance

Updated to games played on 4 May 2013.
Source: League Official
Rules for classification:
*Alnwick Town deducted three points for fielding an ineligible player.[7]
Whitehaven deducted three points for fielding an ineligible player.[8]
Esh Winning, Brandon United deducted three points for fielding an ineligible player.[9]
# decided that Ryhope CW will be classed as a “relegated club” (not complied with the grading requirement).[10] - Promotion mark even though they have, official information is inconsistent.
(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.

Results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] ALN BIR BRA CLS CRO DRA ESH HCW JRO MOR NSH NOR RCW RYC SRS SSC THO TOW WAS WAC WHC WHA
Alnwick Town 0–1 2–2 4–1 2–3 0–2 5–1 1–1 0–0 0–4 2–2 0–4 1–1 1–3 3–4 1–1 4–1 2–0 5–2 0–4 0–1 2–4
Birtley Town 3–3 2–1 1–2 1–2 1–1 2–1 0–2 1–2 0–3 0–3 0–2 1–6 0–1 2–1 0–3 4–1 0–2 3–3 2–0 2–2 4–3
Brandon United 4–0 3–1 1–1 1–2 1–5 2–2 3–1 1–10 1–4 2–2 2–1 1–2 1–0 6–3 2–1 0–1 0–4 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–4
Chester-le-Street Town 2–0 2–0 2–2 2–3 1–1 6–1 0–0 0–1 0–2 0–2 1–5 1–2 2–0 1–2 0–1 1–0 0–5 0–0 1–1 1–2 2–1
Crook Town 3–2 5–1 2–2 6–0 2–2 2–0 4–1 1–1 3–2 3–1 2–0 3–2 5–0 7–1 2–0 6–1 1–3 7–1 2–0 1–1 3–1
Darlington Railway Athletic 4–2 2–1 1–1 0–0 3–2 8–1 3–1 1–0 1–2 2–1 1–2 1–6 1–0 1–1 5–0 4–2 3–0 0–1 1–1 1–0 0–0
Esh Winning 2–1 0–2 2–0 0–1 6–2 1–1 1–2 2–0 1–5 1–2 3–1 0–5 0–3 4–1 2–3 0–5 0–2 0–4 0–3 4–2 2–3
Horden Colliery Welfare 1–2 2–2 3–0 1–2 1–2 0–1 1–0 0–3 1–3 0–3 1–4 0–5 1–3 0–4 1–2 2–1 1–2 2–0 2–5 1–3 2–6
Jarrow Roofing BCA 3–1 4–0 3–0 6–1 2–3 0–3 2–0 10–2 3–2 1–0 0–2 2–2 2–0 3–3 3–0 1–1 3–0 1–2 5–1 2–0 3–2
Morpeth Town 4–1 0–0 5–2 4–2 3–1 9–1 1–0 0–0 3–2 1–2 6–0 3–4 2–3 0–3 3–1 2–1 1–0 6–1 1–1 0–0 2–0
North Shields 1–0 1–0 1–0 0–2 2–0 3–0 2–1 2–0 0–0 1–1 0–2 2–2 2–1 7–2 0–1 1–2 0–2 3–0 2–3 3–0 1–1
Northallerton Town 3–1 4–0 4–2 2–0 3–3 1–1 1–2 3–0 0–4 0–2 5–1 2–2 1–1 5–2 4–1 7–1 2–2 3–4 0–1 1–0 4–0
Ryhope Colliery Welfare 4–3 2–0 3–0 5–0 2–5 3–0 4–0 5–0 1–0 2–2 1–3 3–1 5–0 2–2 5–0 5–1 1–3 1–0 7–1 3–1 5–2
Ryton & Crawcrook Albion 3–2 0–2 1–1 0–2 1–3 0–1 3–1 1–0 1–2 0–2 1–3 1–1 0–3 4–3 3–2 0–2 0–5 1–0 0–0 3–0 4–6
Seaham Red Star 3–1 1–0 4–0 0–3 2–5 2–2 2–1 3–0 2–1 1–1 1–0 2–4 0–5 3–1 6–0 2–3 2–2 2–0 3–3 0–0 1–2
Stokesley Sports Club 4–0 0–0 0–1 2–2 0–1 0–3 1–1 5–1 0–0 1–1 0–1 0–2 0–7 3–4 1–0 1–3 2–2 3–2 0–2 7–2 2–3
Thornaby 2–3 1–1 0–2 1–3 0–1 0–2 2–3 2–0 0–1 3–3 0–6 3–5 4–4 1–2 0–2 5–2 0–4 2–4 0–2 0–1 1–4
Tow Law Town 0–0 2–0 1–2 3–1 2–3 1–2 3–0 2–3 0–1 3–1 5–1 2–2 2–5 1–4 1–2 2–5 0–0 3–1 1–5 2–0 0–1
Washington 4–2 1–3 3–2 1–0 0–3 1–2 2–0 5–2 2–3 1–3 2–4 2–0 0–6 2–1 1–2 6–0 1–3 1–2 1–4 2–0 2–4
West Allotment Celtic 2–0 4–1 1–0 3–1 2–4 0–4 6–0 7–0 3–5 4–4 2–0 1–4 2–2 2–1 2–1 3–1 5–2 1–3 1–2 2–1 1–0
Whickham 2–3 3–2 3–1 1–1 2–3 5–3 1–2 3–2 1–2 0–3 4–0 1–2 2–5 1–0 1–2 1–3 2–0 2–2 2–2 1–4 1–4
Whitehaven 4–1 2–1 4–0 1–1 1–2 2–2 4–1 2–2 2–3 0–2 1–1 2–2 1–2 5–1 0–3 1–1 3–1 5–2 1–2 1–0 4–1

Updated to games played on 4 May 2013.
Source: League Official
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Division One (League Only) Top Goalscorers 2012-13". Northern Football League. Retrieved 23 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Darlington relegated four divisions after FA recommendation". BBC Sport. 25 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Applications For Promotion - Step 5 To Step 4". The Official Website of The North West Counties Football League. 11 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Step 4 applications received". TheFA.com. 6 December 2012. 
  5. ^ a b "RCA points deduction". Northern League. 27 April 2013. Retrieved 27 April 2013. 
  6. ^ "Division Two (League Only) Top Goalscorers 2012-13". Northern Football League. Retrieved 23 August 2012. 
  7. ^ "Town get points penalty". Northumberland Gazette. 18 October 2012. Retrieved 26 October 2012. 
  8. ^ "Whitehaven deducted points". Northern Football League. 11 December 2012. Retrieved 20 December 2012. 
  9. ^ "Two clubs deducted points". Northern Football League. 29 January 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2013. 
  10. ^ "Ryhope CW". Northern Football League. 26 April 2013. Retrieved 26 April 2013. 

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