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The 2014–15 season was the 47th season of the Northern Premier League Premier Division, and the seventh season of the Northern Premier League Division One North and South. The league sponsors for 2014–15 were Evo-Stik.[1]

Premier Division[edit]

Northern Premier League
Premier Division
Season 2014–15
Champions F.C. United of Manchester
Promoted Curzon Ashton
F.C. United of Manchester
Relegated Belper Town
Trafford
Witton Albion
Top goalscorer Aaron Williams
(28 goals)[2]
Biggest home win Ilkeston 6–0 Trafford[3]
(23 August 2014)
Biggest away win Grantham Town 1–7 Blyth Spartans[3]
(20 December 2014)
Highest scoring Stourbridge 5–3 Nantwich Town[3]
(2 September 2014)
Grantham Town 1–7 Blyth Spartans[3]
(20 December 2014)
Highest attendance 3,588[4]
F.C. United of Manchester 1–0 Stourbridge F.C.
(21 April 2015)
Lowest attendance 101[5]
Nantwich Town 2–0 Barwell
(9 December 2014)
Barwell 2–1 Marine
(13 December 2014)

The Premier Division featured six new teams:

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 F.C. United of Manchester (C, P) 46 26 14 6 78 37 +41 92 Promotion to National League North
2 Workington 46 27 9 10 63 39 +24 90 Qualification for the playoffs
3 Ashton United 46 24 12 10 75 54 +21 84
4 Curzon Ashton (O, P) 46 23 14 9 79 46 +33 83 Qualification for the playoffs, then promoted to the National League North
5 Ilkeston 46 22 15 9 79 56 +23 81 Qualification for the playoffs
6 Blyth Spartans 46 21 16 9 84 54 +30 79
7 Skelmersdale United 46 21 10 15 58 48 +10 73
8 Barwell 46 21 10 15 69 63 +6 73
9 Rushall Olympic 46 21 9 16 76 64 +12 72
10 Buxton 46 18 17 11 70 57 +13 71
11 Halesowen Town 46 13 20 13 56 48 +8 59
12 Grantham Town 46 15 14 17 64 72 −8 59
13 Whitby Town 46 14 16 16 56 63 −7 58
14 Matlock Town 46 15 11 20 57 60 −3 56
15 Nantwich Town 46 16 7 23 61 76 −15 55
16 Stourbridge 46 14 11 21 59 72 −13 53
17 Ramsbottom United 46 15 8 23 66 80 −14 53
18 King's Lynn Town 46 14 10 22 60 81 −21 52 Transferred to the SFL Premier Division
19 Frickley Athletic 46 12 14 20 60 73 −13 50
20 Stamford 46 13 11 22 56 75 −19 50
21 Marine 46 11 16 19 58 69 −11 49 Reprieved from relegation[a]
22 Witton Albion (R) 46 14 7 25 58 86 −28 49 Relegation to Division One North
23 Trafford (R) 46 6 15 25 58 93 −35 33
24 Belper Town (R) 46 6 14 26 62 96 −34 32 Relegation to Division One South
Updated to match(es) played on 25 April 2015. Source: [1]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ The level 6 was one team short after Salisbury City from Conference South demised. Marine reprieved from relegation, as the best of Level 7 teams finished in the relegation zone.

Play-offs[edit]

Semifinals Final
      
2 Workington 0
5 Ilkeston 1
4 Curzon Ashton 1
5 Ilkeston 0
3 Ashton United 1 (2)
4 Curzon Ashton 1 (4)

Semi-finals[edit]

Final[edit]

Results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] ASH BAR BLP BLY BUX CZA FCU FRK GRN HAL ILK KLT MAR MAT NAN RAM RSO SKU STM STB TRA WTB WTN WRK
Ashton United 3–1 4–3 3–0 1–1 2–2 0–2 2–2 2–0 1–0 0–2 3–1 2–2 2–0 3–1 1–0 1–2 1–0 0–1 3–0 1–1 1–0 2–1 3–2
Barwell 1–0 1–0 2–1 1–2 1–1 0–0 2–2 3–0 0–1 2–1 4–3 2–1 1–3 3–2 3–4 3–1 2–0 1–0 2–2 2–0 1–0 0–2 1–2
Belper Town 2–2 2–2 3–4 1–1 2–0 1–3 2–0 1–2 2–1 2–3 3–3 2–2 3–3 1–4 1–2 0–3 1–1 2–3 0–4 2–0 0–2 5–0 1–2
Blyth Spartans 1–1 1–1 2–0 0–1 2–1 0–1 1–1 2–1 2–1 0–1 3–2 1–2 0–0 2–1 4–0 3–3 1–1 4–1 2–0 1–0 2–2 2–1 1–0
Buxton 2–3 1–1 5–1 2–3 2–1 1–1 4–0 5–1 2–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 3–2 0–1 1–1 0–3 1–2 1–2 4–1 3–2 1–1 0–3 1–1
Curzon Ashton 3–2 4–1 2–2 1–1 0–0 0–4 3–0 2–4 4–1 4–0 4–0 1–0 3–0 0–1 1–0 2–3 2–0 3–1 3–0 2–1 3–0 2–1 0–0
F.C. United of Manchester 3–0 3–1 2–2 0–0 1–1 1–1 3–2 3–1 1–0 2–2 3–1 5–2 0–0 2–1 3–1 1–0 1–2 3–1 1–0 3–0 2–0 4–0 1–0
Frickley Athletic 1–3 1–3 2–0 2–1 1–1 1–1 4–1 2–4 1–1 0–2 1–1 1–0 1–0 0–1 4–2 1–1 0–1 0–2 1–0 4–0 1–1 2–3 1–2
Grantham Town 0–0 1–1 1–0 1–7 3–1 1–1 1–2 1–1 0–2 1–0 3–3 1–1 2–1 4–0 0–1 0–1 1–1 1–4 1–1 4–3 0–1 3–1 1–0
Halesowen Town 2–3 4–1 1–1 1–2 2–1 0–0 0–1 1–1 1–1 0–0 1–1 0–2 4–3 1–1 2–0 3–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 3–3 1–0 0–1
Ilkeston 0–0 2–1 1–0 1–1 0–0 1–1 3–1 1–0 1–1 2–2 3–3 1–0 1–0 2–1 2–4 2–1 2–0 1–2 3–4 6–0 1–1 1–1 0–3
King's Lynn Town 1–1 0–1 1–0 1–3 1–2 1–3 1–2 2–1 1–0 0–0 3–0 3–1 1–3 2–1 2–1 0–4 0–3 1–0 1–0 0–1 0–1 2–0 1–2
Marine 1–0 2–0 2–2 3–3 1–2 1–1 0–0 2–0 2–2 1–1 1–2 1–2 0–2 0–1 1–3 2–1 1–0 2–0 1–1 2–2 2–1 0–1 0–1
Matlock Town 0–1 3–1 3–1 1–1 0–0 0–3 0–0 3–0 0–2 0–4 0–0 3–1 3–2 2–1 1–1 1–2 1–1 1–2 4–1 2–4 0–1 3–0 0–1
Nantwich Town 1–3 2–0 2–1 1–1 1–1 1–2 1–2 3–2 0–3 1–0 1–1 2–1 2–1 3–0 3–2 0–1 0–1 0–3 2–3 0–0 2–1 3–0 2–3
Ramsbottom United 0–3 0–1 4–2 3–3 2–0 1–1 0–2 0–0 3–1 1–1 1–2 2–3 3–2 0–1 1–4 2–3 0–3 3–1 0–1 1–2 4–0 3–2 1–1
Rushall Olympic 1–2 0–3 2–1 1–2 3–0 2–1 1–1 1–3 0–0 1–1 1–3 3–1 1–1 1–0 2–1 2–4 0–0 0–0 3–0 6–1 1–5 2–1 3–0
Skelmersdale United 1–1 1–3 2–1 1–0 2–3 1–1 1–0 3–2 1–1 1–1 1–4 1–1 3–1 0–1 1–0 3–0 1–2 0–3 2–1 3–0 4–0 1–0 1–0
Stamford 0–2 0–2 0–1 1–1 1–3 0–1 1–1 1–3 1–1 1–2 0–4 2–1 0–1 0–1 2–2 1–1 3–0 1–3 2–3 3–3 1–1 3–2 2–1
Stourbridge 1–1 0–2 4–0 0–3 0–3 0–1 2–1 2–1 1–2 1–1 3–3 3–0 2–2 1–0 5–3 1–2 0–0 1–0 1–1 1–1 2–1 3–0 0–1
Trafford 1–2 1–1 2–2 1–4 0–1 0–1 1–1 2–3 3–1 0–2 2–4 1–3 2–3 0–0 4–0 0–1 0–3 0–1 2–2 2–2 3–3 1–1 2–3
Whitby Town 2–0 0–1 3–3 1–0 0–1 0–1 0–4 1–1 2–1 0–0 1–3 2–2 2–2 1–1 3–1 2–0 2–1 0–2 3–0 1–0 1–1 1–1 0–0
Witton Albion 5–2 2–2 0–0 1–5 1–1 1–3 0–0 1–2 1–3 2–0 1–4 0–1 3–1 1–3 3–0 2–1 3–2 2–0 3–0 2–1 0–5 0–3 1–2
Workington 1–2 2–1 3–0 1–1 1–2 3–2 1–0 1–1 2–1 0–0 2–0 2–0 0–0 2–1 0–0 1–0 3–2 2–1 2–0 1–0 1–0 3–0 1–2

Updated to games played on 25 April 2015.
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
Grantham Town South Kesteven Sports Stadium 7,500
F.C. United of Manchester Bower Fold and Tameside Stadium (groundsharing) 4,000–6,500
King's Lynn Town The Walks 5,733
Buxton The Silverlands 5,200
Halesowen Town The Grove 5,000
Witton Albion Wincham Park 4,813
Ashton United Hurst Cross 4,500
Blyth Spartans Croft Park 4,435
Curzon Ashton Tameside Stadium 4,000
Ilkeston New Manor Ground 3,500
Nantwich Town The Weaver Stadium 3,500
Whitby Town Turnbull Ground 3,500
Workington Borough Park 3,101
Marine The Arriva Stadium 2,800
Barwell Kirkby Road 2,500
Skelmersdale United West Lancashire College Stadium 2,500
Trafford Shawe View 2,500
Belper Town Christchurch Meadow 2,400
Matlock Town Causeway Lane 2,214
Frickley Athletic Westfield Lane 2,087
Stourbridge War Memorial Athletic Ground 2,014
Ramsbottom United The Harry Williams Riverside 2,000
Stamford Kettering Road 2,000
Rushall Olympic Dales Lane 1,400

Division One North[edit]

Northern Premier League
Division One North
Season 2014–15
Champions Salford City
Promoted Darlington 1883
Salford City
Relegated Padiham
Matches played 462
Goals scored 1,554 (3.36 per match)
Top goalscorer Nathan Cartman 35
Biggest home win Darlington 1883 7–0 Kendal Town
(25 August 2014)
Biggest away win Bamber Bridge 1–7 Droylsden
(16 August 2014)
Padiham 0–6 Salford City
(25 February 2015)
Prescot Cables 0–6 Clitheroe
(20 December 2014)
Highest scoring Spennymoor Town 8–3 Clitheroe
(14 March 2014) (11 goals)
Highest attendance 1,882
Spennymoor Town 0-2 Darlington 1883
(19 August 2014)
Lowest attendance 58
Harrogate RA 1–0 Clitheroe
(8 September 2014)

Division One North featured four new teams:

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Salford City (C, P) 42 30 5 7 92 42 +50 95 Promotion to NPL Premier Division
2 Darlington 1883 (O, P) 42 28 7 7 99 37 +62 91 Qualification for Play-offs
3 Bamber Bridge 42 25 8 9 88 58 +30 83
4 Northwich Victoria 42 25 7 10 75 39 +36 82
5 Spennymoor Town 42 22 11 9 76 45 +31 77
6 Scarborough Athletic 42 23 6 13 80 61 +19 75
7 Mossley 42 23 6 13 79 63 +16 75
8 Harrogate Railway Athletic 42 19 10 13 85 75 +10 67
9 Warrington Town 42 19 8 15 65 55 +10 65
10 Droylsden 42 20 3 19 98 84 +14 63
11 Lancaster City 42 18 8 16 65 53 +12 62
12 Farsley 42 18 7 17 73 64 +9 61
13 Clitheroe 42 14 10 18 73 81 −8 52
14 Brighouse Town 42 14 9 19 64 81 −17 51
15 Burscough 42 12 12 18 62 73 −11 48
16 Kendal Town 42 12 10 20 81 92 −11 46
17 Ossett Albion 42 13 7 22 49 72 −23 43[a]
18 Ossett Town 42 12 6 24 48 89 −41 42
19 Radcliffe Borough 42 8 11 23 49 91 −42 35
20 Prescot Cables 42 7 12 23 45 84 −39 33
21 New Mills 42 6 7 29 56 107 −51 25 Reprieved from relegation
22 Padiham (R) 42 6 6 30 50 112 −62 24 Relegation to Level 9
Updated to match(es) played on 25 April 2015. Source: [4]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Ossett Albion were deducted 3 points.

Play-offs[edit]

Semifinals Final
      
2 Darlington 1883 3
5 Spennymoor Town 2
2 Darlington 1883 2
3 Bamber Bridge 0
3 Bamber Bridge (a.e.t.) 2
4 Northwich Victoria 1

Semi-finals[edit]

Final[edit]

Results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] BAM BRT BUR CLT DAR DRO FAR HRA KEN LNC MOS NEM NOR OSA OST PAD PRC RAD SLC SCA SPE WAR
Bamber Bridge 4–2 2–1 3–1 1–2 1–7 3–1 1–2 3–2 3–3 1–0 2–1 2–0 3–1 4–1 3–1 2–0 1–1 1–2 0–0 2–1 3–1
Brighouse Town 2–3 0–1 2–4 1–3 1–3 1–0 1–4 3–1 1–3 3–2 4–3 2–2 1–1 2–1 3–1 6–3 2–1 3–1 0–4 1–4 0–0
Burscough 1–1 2–1 1–2 2–2 3–2 1–3 1–3 2–2 2–3 2–0 4–1 2–5 0–1 3–1 1–1 1–1 4–0 1–2 2–3 0–1 1–3
Clitheroe 1–2 2–2 1–1 2–1 3–2 0–0 2–1 6–4 0–1 0–1 2–2 3–1 1–1 3–2 1–4 3–3 1–1 2–1 0–1 0–2 2–1
Darlington 1883 2–1 2–0 3–0 1–1 5–2 1–1 7–1 7–0 3–0 3–1 3–1 0–1 2–0 5–0 1–0 4–2 2–2 0–1 3–0 1–0 2–0
Droylsden 4–3 0–0 1–2 2–0 2–1 0–2 6–1 4–1 2–0 2–4 0–1 0–2 5–3 4–1 5–1 4–1 4–2 3–2 1–2 0–0 3–1
Farsley 2–2 0–1 2–2 2–0 3–2 2–1 4–2 2–3 0–1 3–4 2–0 1–0 4–0 2–1 5–0 2–1 3–0 1–1 2–2 1–1 1–0
Harrogate Railway Athletic 1–1 1–1 4–0 1–0 1–5 4–3 2–4 0–0 3–0 5–5 3–0 2–1 2–1 4–0 2–0 1–2 0–1 1–0 3–0 1–1 1–2
Kendal Town 1–1 2–2 0–4 2–2 4–2 1–0 0–3 4–3 0–0 2–3 4–4 0–3 2–3 3–2 1–2 6–0 4–1 6–0 0–3 2–4 3–0
Lancaster City 1–0 2–0 4–1 1–3 0–0 4–0 3–0 0–1 2–3 4–1 4–0 0–1 1–0 0–2 3–3 3–0 3–1 0–2 1–2 1–4 1–1
Mossley 0–1 2–3 1–1 4–1 0–3 4–2 2–1 2–2 0–4 3–0 2–0 0–1 1–0 3–0 3–2 3–1 4–1 1–3 2–1 2–0 1–2
New Mills 1–4 1–4 1–2 3–3 1–5 2–3 2–1 1–2 2–0 1–4 1–3 1–2 1–2 1–2 3–2 0–2 2–2 0–3 3–3 2–3 0–3
Northwich Victoria 1–0 1–0 5–0 3–0 0–1 3–0 5–1 2–2 0–0 0–1 0–0 2–1 1–0 1–1 5–1 2–0 2–0 2–2 2–3 1–4 2–0
Ossett Albion 2–3 1–2 1–3 2–0 0–2 1–3 2–1 2–3 3–2 2–2 0–2 3–2 1–2 1–1 2–1 1–0 1–0 0–1 3–1 1–1 0–3
Ossett Town 0–2 3–2 2–2 2–1 0–2 2–0 1–2 3–1 2–2 2–1 0–1 5–0 0–2 0–3 1–0 1–0 0–1 0–3 3–1 1–3 0–2
Padiham 1–2 1–1 1–3 2–3 1–3 3–5 3–1 1–1 1–5 0–3 1–2 0–1 0–2 1–0 2–2 4–0 2–1 0–6 0–3 0–2 1–3
Prescot Cables 1–4 0–0 0–0 0–6 0–2 1–1 4–0 2–2 1–1 1–0 1–2 3–3 2–3 0–0 0–1 5–1 3–0 0–1 2–2 0–0 2–1
Radcliffe Borough 2–2 1–3 2–1 0–4 1–1 5–3 1–4 4–3 3–1 3–2 0–2 2–2 0–2 1–1 1–1 2–2 3–1 0–2 0–3 0–0 1–4
Salford City 3–0 2–0 1–0 2–1 2–0 2–1 3–2 1–4 2–1 0–2 2–2 2–0 2–1 4–0 5–0 5–1 6–1 2–1 4–1 2–0 2–2
Scarborough Athletic 1–2 4–0 2–0 2–1 1–2 1–2 3–1 3–2 2–1 0–0 2–1 3–2 1–2 2–0 2–0 6–1 2–1 2–0 1–3 1–0 2–4
Spennymoor Town 1–6 4–1 1–1 8–3 0–2 3–2 1–0 1–3 2–1 0–0 2–2 1–0 2–1 5–0 3–0 3–1 0–0 2–1 0–0 4–1 2–0
Warrington Town 0–3 1–0 1–1 4–2 1–1 3–4 2–1 0–0 3–0 2–1 0–1 1–3 1–1 0–3 3–1 3–0 2–0 3–0 0–2 1–1 1–0

Updated to games played on 25 April 2015.
Source: NPL First 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
Mossley Seel Park 4,000
Spennymoor Town The Brewery Field 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
Burscough Victoria Park 3,054
Droylsden Butcher's Arms Ground 3,000
Ossett Albion WareHouse Systems Stadium 3,000
Scarborough Athletic Queensgate 3,000
Kendal Town Lakeland Radio Stadium 2,400
Bamber Bridge QED Stadium 2,264
Clitheroe Shawbridge 2,000
Northwich Victoria Valley Road (former ground of Flixton) 2,000
Ossett Town Ingfield 2,000
Darlington 1883 Heritage Park (groundshare with Bishop Auckland) 1,994
Padiham Arbories Memorial Sports Ground 1,688
New Mills Church Lane 1,400
Salford City Moor Lane 1,400
Brighouse Town St Giles' Road 1,000

Division One South[edit]

Northern Premier League
Division One South
Season 2014–15
Champions Mickleover Sports
Promoted Mickleover Sports
Sutton Coldfield Town
Relegated Rainworth Miners Welfare
Brigg Town
Matches played 462
Goals scored 1,520 (3.29 per match)
Top goalscorer Jake Woolley 25
Biggest home win Gresley FC 10–0 Brigg Town
Biggest away win

Loughborough Dynamo 0–6 Spalding United

Loughborough Dynamo 1–7 Leek Town
Highest scoring Gresley FC 10–0 Brigg Town
Highest attendance Stafford Rangers 1-0 Gresley FC 807
Lowest attendance Romulus 1–2 Brigg Town 31

Division One South featured five new teams:

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Mickleover Sports (C, P) 42 31 5 6 105 40 +65 98 Promotion to 2014–15 NPL Premier Division
2 Leek Town 42 28 5 9 90 38 +52 89 Qualification for Play-offs
3 Newcastle Town 42 27 6 9 92 46 +46 87
4 Sutton Coldfield Town (O, P) 42 25 8 9 75 41 +34 83
5 Gresley 42 25 6 11 96 51 +45 81
6 Stafford Rangers 42 23 12 7 68 33 +35 81
7 Spalding United 42 23 10 9 84 41 +43 79
8 Tividale 42 20 11 11 65 43 +22 71
9 Lincoln United 42 19 9 14 72 55 +17 66
10 Coalville Town 42 19 4 19 76 71 +5 61
11 Norton United 42 19 4 19 79 75 +4 61 Club resigned and folded[6]
12 Romulus 42 18 7 17 69 65 +4 61
13 Chasetown 42 14 9 19 60 64 −4 51
14 Loughborough Dynamo 42 13 9 20 71 87 −16 48
15 Sheffield 42 14 6 22 74 93 −19 48
16 Goole 42 12 10 20 53 66 −13 46
17 Stocksbridge Park Steels 42 10 11 21 53 84 −31 41
18 Carlton Town 42 11 6 25 52 79 −27 39
19 Market Drayton Town 42 11 4 27 66 109 −43 37
20 Kidsgrove Athletic 42 9 9 24 48 96 −48 36
21 Rainworth Miners Welfare 42 8 6 28 46 91 −45 30 Resigned to Step 5 of the National League System[7]
22 Brigg Town 42 3 3 36 26 153 −127 12
Updated to match(es) played on 22 April 2015. Source: [6]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (P) Promoted.

Play-offs[edit]

Semifinals Final
      
2 Leek Town 1
5 Gresley 0
2 Leek Town 0
4 Sutton Coldfield Town 2
3 Newcastle Town 1
4 Sutton Coldfield Town 3

Semi-finals[edit]

Final[edit]

Results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] BRG CAR CHA COA GOO GRE KID LEE LIN LOU MAR MIC NEW NOR RAI ROM SHE SPA STA STO SUT TIV
Brigg Town 0–0 0–0 3–0 0–2 0–7 2–2 0–3 0–3 1–3 0–6 0–5 1–3 1–7 1–4 1–3 0–2 1–6 0–1 1–0 0–3 0–2
Carlton Town 3–1 1–0 0–1 3–0 2–2 3–1 0–2 0–1 1–3 2–1 0–3 3–2 1–3 2–1 0–1 1–4 1–1 1–3 2–0 0–1 1–2
Chasetown 3–0 0–3 4–1 3–2 2–1 2–2 2–3 2–1 3–1 5–3 0–4 1–1 0–1 2–1 0–4 1–2 1–1 0–2 4–0 1–1 0–0
Coalville Town 7–0 3–0 2–0 4–2 2–3 3–1 0–1 2–1 3–2 2–0 0–2 0–1 5–2 2–1 2–1 2–2 1–2 1–2 4–2 1–0 2–2
Goole 4–0 2–1 2–1 1–2 4–2 1–3 0–2 1–1 0–0 2–2 0–3 1–2 3–0 2–2 2–4 3–1 0–0 0–1 2–0 1–2 1–0
Gresley 10–0 1–0 2–1 2–1 2–0 4–0 2–0 4–1 4–0 2–0 1–6 2–0 3–1 4–2 1–1 5–2 1–0 1–1 2–0 0–0 1–1
Kidsgrove Athletic 7–2 2–4 2–0 1–0 0–0 0–5 1–3 0–2 0–0 0–0 0–2 1–6 0–2 0–1 1–0 1–1 0–1 0–6 1–2 2–0 1–1
Leek Town 6–0 2–3 2–0 2–0 1–1 1–0 3–1 0–2 1–2 6–1 4–1 3–0 1–0 6–0 0–2 2–2 1–1 2–0 0–0 6–1 2–0
Lincoln United 2–0 2–2 0–0 4–1 0–1 1–3 6–0 0–0 2–4 1–3 2–3 1–1 4–1 2–1 3–1 2–1 1–1 2–0 5–0 1–2 1–3
Loughborough Dynamo 9–0 3–2 3–2 2–2 4–0 2–4 5–1 1–7 1–2 0–2 2–3 0–4 2–0 1–1 1–2 4–1 0–6 2–2 0–2 0–5 1–3
Market Drayton Town 2–1 3–2 1–2 5–3 1–2 1–2 2–4 1–2 0–2 2–5 1–6 2–5 2–1 2–0 3–1 1–6 0–4 1–2 2–3 1–1 2–2
Mickleover Sports 1–0 3–1 2–1 0–1 1–0 2–1 2–3 5–1 2–2 7–1 3–0 1–0 3–1 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–1 2–0 6–0 1–0 0–1
Newcastle Town 7–1 3–0 2–1 2–0 2–0 2–0 3–1 1–0 1–0 1–0 5–3 1–2 2–2 4–1 2–2 2–0 3–1 0–2 2–3 0–2 2–1
Norton United 7–4 3–1 1–3 5–1 2–1 4–1 2–1 0–1 2–3 1–0 4–2 0–1 0–5 0–1 4–2 3–2 2–2 0–0 2–1 1–2 0–1
Rainworth Miners Welfare 4–2 0–0 1–2 1–1 1–1 0–1 3–4 0–1 0–2 1–2 4–3 2–2 0–1 0–2 0–2 2–3 1–4 1–3 1–2 2–1 1–2
Romulus 1–2 4–0 1–0 2–1 0–0 1–4 2–2 0–4 1–2 1–1 1–2 2–0 2–2 2–3 1–2 4–2 3–0 1–0 3–2 1–2 2–1
Sheffield 1–0 3–2 2–6 2–6 0–2 3–1 2–1 1–2 2–3 3–2 1–0 2–3 0–3 1–2 5–0 2–3 4–3 0–3 3–2 2–3 0–3
Spalding United 4–1 3–0 0–2 2–1 4–1 2–1 5–0 4–1 3–0 2–1 2–0 2–2 1–2 2–1 2–0 1–0 2–0 4–0 1–1 1–0 0–2
Stafford Rangers 3–0 1–1 2–1 0–2 3–3 1–0 4–0 1–0 0–0 1–1 4–1 3–1 2–2 1–0 3–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 4–0 1–0 0–0
Stocksbridge Park Steels 4–0 3–2 0–0 1–1 2–1 1–1 1–1 1–4 2–0 0–0 5–0 1–4 1–3 2–2 0–2 1–2 2–2 0–2 1–4 0–2 1–1
Sutton Coldfield Town 6–0 2–1 2–2 2–0 1–0 2–0 2–0 0–1 2–2 2–0 4–1 1–1 1–0 2–1 5–2 2–1 3–0 2–0 1–0 3–3 1–3
Tividale 2–0 3–0 2–0 3–0 3–2 1–3 1–0 1–2 2–0 0–0 0–1 1–3 1–2 3–4 1–1 4–1 2–1 1–1 0–1 2–1 1–1

Updated to games played on 25 April 2015.
Source: NPL First 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
Brigg Town The Hawthorns 4,000
Newcastle Town Lyme Valley Stadium 4,000
Stafford Rangers Marston Road 4,000
Leek Town Harrison Park 3,600
Spalding United Sir Halley Stewart Field 3,500
Stocksbridge Park Steels Look Local Stadium 3,500
Goole Victoria Pleasure Grounds 3,000
Tividale The Beaches 3,000
Gresley The Moat Ground 2,400
Chasetown The Scholars Ground 2,000
Coalville Town Owen Street Sports Ground 2,000
Kidsgrove Athletic The Seddon Stadium 2,000
Lincoln United Ashby Avenue 2,200
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
Sutton Coldfield Town The Central Ground 2,000
Carlton Town Bill Stokeld Stadium 1,500
Loughborough Dynamo Nanpantan Sports Ground 1,500
Mickleover Sports Raygar Stadium 1,500
Norton United Norton Cricket Club & Miners Welfare Institute 1,500
Market Drayton Town Greenfields Sports Ground 1,000

Challenge Cup[edit]

2014–15 Northern Premier League Challenge Cup
The Doodson Sport Cup
Country  England
Teams 68
Champions Warrington Town
Runners-up Farsley

The 2014–15 Northern Premier League Challenge Cup is the 45th season of the Northern Premier League Challenge Cup, the main cup competition in the Northern Premier League. It will be sponsored by Doodson Sport for a fourth consecutive season. 68 clubs from England will enter the competition, beginning with the Preliminary Round on 1 September, and all ties will end will end after 90 minutes and conclude with penalties.[8]

The defending champions are A.F.C. Fylde, who defeated Skelmersdale United 1–0 in the 2014 Final. A.F.C. Fylde will be unable to defend their title as they were promoted to the Conference North through the play–offs.

Calendar[edit]

Round Clubs
remaining
Clubs
involved
Winners from
previous round
New entries
this round
Scheduled
playing date
Preliminary round 68 8 0 8 1 September–11 November 2014
First round 64 64 4 60 10–25 November 2014
Second round 32 32 32 none 1 December 2014 – 6 January 2015
Third round 16 16 16 none 6–27 January 2015
Quarter-finals 8 8 8 none 10–25 February 2015
Semi-finals 4 4 4 none 24 March–8 April 2015
Final 2 2 2 none 30 April 2015

Preliminary Round[edit]

Eight teams from the Northern Premier League Division One North or Northern Premier League Division One South have to compete in the Preliminary round to win a place in the competition proper. The draw for this round was made on 23 July 2014.

Source:[9][10][11]

First Round[edit]

Teams that were not in the preliminary round from Northern Premier League Division One North or Northern Premier League Division One South entered at this stage as well as teams from the Northern Premier League Premier Division, along with the winners from the preliminary round. The draw for this round was made on 23 July 2014.

Source:[11]

Second Round[edit]

The 32 winners from the First Round were entered into the Second Round draw on 19 November 2014. The ties are originally scheduled to be played between December 2 and 3.[12]

Source:[5][13]

Third Round[edit]

The 16 winners from the Second Round were entered into the Third Round draw on 4 December 2014. The ties are originally scheduled to be played between January 12 and 20.[14]

Source:[13]

Quarter-finals[edit]

The 8 winners from the Third Round were entered into the Quarter-final draw on 20 January 2015. The ties are originally scheduled to be played between February 17 and 25.[15]

Source:[16]

Semi-finals[edit]

The 4 winners from the Quarter-finals were entered into the Semi-final draw on 18 February 2015. The ties are originally scheduled to be played between March 24 and April 8.[17]

Source:[18][4]

Final[edit]

The Challenge Cup Final was played at Edgeley Park, the home ground of Stockport County.[19] This was Farsley's first final appearance and the second final appearance for Warrington Town (they advanced to the Final in 1993 but were defeated by Winsford United). This was the first final in which both teams were from lower divisions.

Farsley 0–0 Warrington Town
Farsley report
Warrington Town report
Penalties
Harris Penalty missed
Welsh Penalty missed
O'Brien Penalty scored
Priestley Penalty scored
Savory Penalty missed
2–3 Penalty missed Burke
Penalty scored Wharton
Penalty scored Metcalfe
Penalty scored Gahgan
Attendance: 731
Referee: Mark Astley

Source:[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  13. ^ a b "The Evo-Stik League Northern Premier Results – January". The Evo-Stik League Northern Premier. Pitch Hero Ltd. January 2015. Archived from the original on 20 February 2015. Retrieved 10 November 2015. 
  14. ^ Allcock, Alan (4 December 2014). "Doodson Sport League Cup – 3rd Round Draw". The Evo-Stik League Northern Premier. Pitch Hero Ltd. Retrieved 9 December 2014. 
  15. ^ Allcock, Alan (21 January 2015). "DOODSON SPORT LEAGUE CUP QUARTER FINAL". The Evo-Stik League Northern Premier. Pitch Hero. Retrieved 22 January 2015. 
  16. ^ "The Evo-Stik League Northern Premier Results – February". The Evo-Stik League Northern Premier. Pitch Hero Ltd. February 2015. Archived from the original on 3 April 2015. Retrieved 10 November 2015. 
  17. ^ Allcock, Alan (18 February 2015). "Doodson Sport League Cup Semi-Final Draw". The Evo-Stik League Northern Premier. Pitch Hero. Retrieved 20 February 2015. 
  18. ^ "The Evo-Stik League Northern Premier Results – March". The Evo-Stik League Northern Premier. Pitch Hero Ltd. March 2015. Archived from the original on 3 April 2015. Retrieved 10 November 2015. 
  19. ^ Allcock, Alan (9 April 2015). "Doodson Sport League Cup Final". The Evo-Stik League Northern Premier. Pitch Hero Ltd. Retrieved 9 April 2015. 

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