1986–87 North West Counties Football League

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The 1986–87 North West Counties Football League was the fifth in the history of the North West Counties Football League, a football competition in England. Teams were divided into three divisions.

Division One[edit]

North West Counties
Football League
Division One
Season 1986–87
Champions Stalybridge Celtic

League table[edit]

Position Team Played Won Drawn Lost Goals For Goals Against Goal Difference Points 1
1 Stalybridge Celtic 38 25 8 5 74 39 +35 58
2 Accrington Stanley 38 19 15 4 63 32 +31 53
3 Clitheroe 38 20 12 6 76 47 +29 52
4 Kirkby Town 38 22 4 12 71 48 +23 48
5 Bootle 38 19 10 9 52 38 +14 48
6 St Helens Town 38 19 9 10 65 37 +28 47
7 Winsford United 38 19 8 11 55 39 +16 46
8 Fleetwood Town 38 16 13 9 61 49 +12 45
9 Penrith 38 16 10 12 62 59 +3 42
10 Rossendale United 38 14 11 13 66 59 +7 39
11 Congleton Town 38 13 11 14 38 39 −1 37
12 Burscough 38 11 11 16 58 54 +4 33
13 Leyland Motors 38 13 7 18 52 56 −4 33
14 Eastwood Hanley 38 10 11 17 40 50 −10 31
15 Radcliffe Borough 38 11 8 19 46 57 −11 30
16 Leek Town 38 9 12 17 42 55 −13 30
17 Netherfield 38 12 5 21 45 73 −28 29
18 Irlam Town 38 4 13 21 36 74 −38 21
19 Curzon Ashton 38 4 12 22 35 78 −43 20
20 Glossop 38 5 8 25 33 87 −54 18

1 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]

North West Counties
Football League
Division Two
Season 1986–87
Champions Droylsden
Promoted Droylsden
Lancaster City

League table[edit]

Position Team Played Won Drawn Lost Goals For Goals Against Goal Difference Points 1
1 Droylsden 34 20 8 6 79 42 +37 48
2 Warrington Town 34 16 13 5 48 34 +14 45
3 Ashton United 34 19 6 9 73 45 +28 44
4 Wren Rovers 34 18 8 8 65 39 +26 44
5 Colwyn Bay 34 17 9 8 61 43 +18 43
6 Darwen 34 15 8 11 45 47 −2 38
7 Chadderton 34 14 9 11 52 47 +5 37
8 Colne Dynamoes 34 14 8 12 57 44 +13 36
9 Skelmersdale United 34 13 10 11 52 53 −1 36
10 Ellesmere Port & Neston 34 15 5 14 68 54 +14 35
11 Formby 34 13 7 14 54 55 −1 33
12 Blackpool Mechanics 34 12 8 14 56 64 −8 32
13 Lancaster City 34 12 7 15 55 53 +2 31
14 Prescot Cables 34 12 6 16 46 48 −2 282
15 Great Harwood Town 34 9 8 17 36 59 −23 242
16 Oldham Town 34 7 9 18 38 57 −19 23
17 Atherton Laburnum Rovers 34 8 5 21 32 61 −29 21
18 Salford 34 1 8 25 17 89 −72 10

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

2 Prescot Cables and Great Harwood Town had 2 points deducted.

Division Three[edit]

North West Counties
Football League
Division Three
Season 1986–87
Champions Atherton Collieries

League table[edit]

Position Team Played Won Drawn Lost Goals For Goals Against Goal Difference Points 1
1 Atherton Collieries 24 16 4 4 46 22 +24 36
2 Flixton 24 15 5 4 58 29 +29 35
3 Maghull 24 14 2 8 44 29 +15 30
4 Nelson 24 12 6 6 37 29 +8 30
5 Newton 24 11 5 8 42 36 +6 27
6 Ford Motors 24 9 8 7 38 27 +11 26
7 Bacup Borough 24 10 6 8 27 27 0 26
8 Cheadle Town 24 9 5 10 33 44 −11 23
9 Daisy Hill 24 6 7 11 21 42 −21 192
10 Padiham 24 4 8 12 35 39 −4 16
11 Nantwich Town 24 5 6 13 26 42 −16 16
12 Ashton Town 24 4 9 11 29 39 −10 152
13 Whitworth Valley 24 3 5 16 17 48 −31 11

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

2 Daisy Hill and Ashton Town had 2 points deducted.

Promotion and relegation[edit]

Division One[edit]

12 sides (highlighted in the table in green) were promoted to the Northern Premier League First Division. No teams were relegated.

Division two[edit]

Droylsden and Lancaster City moved to the Northern Premier League First Division while 10 teams (highlighted in the table in yellow) were promoted to the Division One. Newcastle Town, Maine Road and Vauxhall Motors joined the Division as newly admitted teams. No teams were relegated.

Division Three[edit]

All sides were promoted to Division Two as Division Three was disbanded at the end of the season.

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