1989–90 North West Counties Football League

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The 1989–90 North West Counties Football League season was the eighth in the history of the North West Counties Football League, a football competition in England. Teams were divided into two divisions: Division One and Division Two.

Division One[edit]

North West Counties
Football League
Division One
Season1989–90
ChampionsWarrington Town
PromotedWarrington Town
RelegatedBurscough
Chadderton
Matches played306
Goals scored877 (2.87 per match)

Division One featured three new teams:

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Warrington Town (C, P) 34 22 6 6 69 31 +38 72 Promotion to NPL Division One
2 Knowsley United 34 21 6 7 68 45 +23 69
3 Colwyn Bay 34 16 12 6 79 50 +29 60
4 Vauxhall GM 34 16 9 9 50 42 +8 57
5 Clitheroe 34 17 6 11 48 47 +1 57
6 Darwen 34 15 9 10 40 34 +6 54
7 Nantwich Town 34 13 5 16 50 52 −2 44
8 St Helens Town 34 10 13 11 50 48 +2 43
9 Ashton United 34 11 10 13 39 45 −6 43
10 Prescot Cables 34 10 11 13 49 54 −5 41
11 Bootle 34 11 8 15 44 58 −14 41
12 Flixton 34 11 7 16 37 47 −10 40
13 Leyland Motors 34 10 7 17 55 64 −9 37
14 Atherton Laburnum Rovers 34 8 13 13 43 58 −15 37
15 Skelmersdale United 34 8 11 15 48 59 −11 35
16 Salford 34 8 11 15 31 47 −16 35
17 Burscough (R) 34 8 12 14 38 41 −3 33[a] Relegation to Division Two
18 Chadderton (R) 34 7 12 15 39 55 −16 33
Updated to match(es) played on May 1990. Source: [1]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Burscough deducted three points.

Division two[edit]

North West Counties
Football League
Division Two
Season1989–90
ChampionsMaine Road
PromotedBacup Borough
Maine Road
RelegatedNone
Matches played240
Goals scored774 (3.23 per match)

Division Two featured one new team:

  • Formby relegated from Division One

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1 Maine Road (C, P) 30 22 4 4 84 35 +49 70 Promotion to Division One
2 Bacup Borough (P) 30 21 5 4 76 30 +46 68
3 Blackpool Mechanics 30 17 6 7 59 30 +29 57
4 Wren Rovers 30 16 7 7 72 38 +34 55
5 Great Harwood Town 30 16 6 8 52 29 +23 54
6 Cheadle Town 30 13 8 9 54 45 +9 47
7 Maghull 30 13 6 11 40 43 −3 45
8 Atherton Collieries 30 12 7 11 34 38 −4 43
9 Oldham Town 30 11 5 14 47 51 −4 38
10 Ashton Town 30 9 7 14 42 57 −15 34
11 Padiham 30 9 6 15 44 53 −9 33 Resigned to West Lancashire League after end of the season
12 Formby 30 7 7 16 33 57 −24 28
13 Newcastle Town 30 8 4 18 38 65 −27 28
14 Glossop 30 8 3 19 34 58 −24 27
15 Westhoughton Town 30 8 3 19 36 62 −26 27
16 Newton 30 5 6 19 29 83 −54 21 Club folded at end of season
Updated to match(es) played on 2 May 1990. Source: [2]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted.

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