1978–79 Cheshire County Football League

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Cheshire County League
Season 1978–79
1977-78

The 1978–79 Cheshire County Football League was the 55th in the history of the Cheshire County League, a football competition in England. Teams were divided into two divisions.[1]

Division One[edit]

Cheshire County Football League
Division One
Season 1978–79
Champions Horwich RMI
Promoted Witton Albion
Marine
Relegated New Brighton
Middlewich Athletic
1977-78

The division featured 1 new team:

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Horwich RMI (C) 42 35 2 5 89 45 +44 72
2 Witton Albion (P) 42 30 4 8 114 38 +76 64 Promotion to NPL
3 Marine (P) 42 29 5 8 104 38 +66 63
4 Stalybridge Celtic 42 25 5 12 93 47 +46 55
5 Burscough 42 19 15 8 59 31 +28 53
6 Winsford United 42 21 11 10 74 49 +25 53
7 Chorley 42 21 8 13 66 43 +23 50
8 Formby 42 20 9 13 73 57 +16 49
9 Leek Town 42 19 10 13 62 43 +19 48
10 Droylsden 42 18 9 15 62 61 +1 45
11 Nantwich Town 42 18 8 16 76 72 +4 44
12 Fleetwood Town 42 17 10 15 70 68 +2 44
13 Hyde United 42 15 12 15 59 57 +2 42
14 St Helens Town 42 16 9 17 59 57 +2 41
15 Darwen 42 15 9 18 52 53 −1 39
16 Rhyl 42 15 8 19 53 60 −7 38
17 Ashton United 42 13 5 24 63 94 −31 31
18 New Mills 42 9 11 22 58 82 −24 29
19 Rossendale United 42 11 6 25 51 108 −57 28
20 Radcliffe Borough 42 4 7 31 37 115 −78 15
21 New Brighton (R) 42 3 5 34 36 115 −79 11 Relegation to Division Two
22 Middlewich Athletic (R) 42 3 4 35 43 120 −77 10

Source: [1]
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. The points system until the 1990–91 season: 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw and 0 points for losing.

Division Two[edit]

Cheshire County Football League
Division Two
Season 1978–79
Champions Bootle
Promoted Bootle
Curzon Ashton

The division featured 18 new teams:

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Bootle (C) (P) 34 19 9 6 61 35 +26 47 Promotion to Division One
2 Curzon Ashton (P) 34 18 9 7 57 32 +25 45
3 Prescot Town 34 20 5 9 68 37 +31 0431
4 Kirkby Town 34 18 6 10 66 42 +24 42
5 Accrington Stanley 34 18 6 10 65 43 +22 42
6 Irlam Town 34 16 10 8 47 33 +14 42
7 Congleton Town 34 14 13 7 52 31 +21 41
8 Prescot BI 34 15 11 8 55 42 +13 41
9 Eastwood Hanley 34 15 9 10 60 47 +13 39
10 Prestwich Heys 34 17 5 12 53 41 +12 0371
11 Maghull 34 11 7 16 41 50 −9 29
12 Ford Motors 34 9 10 15 38 52 −14 28
13 Anson Villa 34 10 7 17 39 60 −21 27
14 Warrington Town 34 11 5 18 45 69 −24 27
15 Atherton Collieries 34 8 9 17 43 56 −13 25
16 Skelmersdale United 34 9 6 19 36 53 −17 24
17 Glossop 34 6 6 22 42 83 −41 18
18 Ashton Town 34 3 5 26 22 84 −62 11

Source: [2]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1Prescot Town, Prestwich Heys deducted 2 points - Bootle deducted 4 points
(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. The points system until the 1990–91 season: 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw and 0 points for losing.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1978-79 Cheshire County Football Leagues". rsssf.com.