2017–18 United Counties League

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United Counties League
Season2017–18
ChampionsYaxley
PromotedYaxley, Wisbech Town

The constitution for Step 5 and Step 6 divisions for 2017–18 was announced on 26 May 2017.[1]

Premier Division[edit]

At the end of season 2016–17, the following teams left the Premier Division:

The remaining 19 teams, together with the following, form the Premier Division for 2017–18:

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Yaxley (C, P) 42 29 6 7 135 40 +95 93 Promoted to Southern League Division One Central
2 Wisbech Town (P) 42 29 6 7 122 48 +74 93 Promoted to NPL Division One East[a]
3 Newport Pagnell Town 42 28 6 8 104 49 +55 90
4 Holbeach United 42 26 5 11 97 37 +60 83
5 Deeping Rangers 42 24 9 9 101 42 +59 81
6 Leicester Nirvana 42 22 8 12 104 58 +46 74
7 Eynesbury Rovers 42 21 12 9 81 52 +29 72[b]
8 Cogenhoe United 42 22 5 15 73 57 +16 71
9 Desborough Town 42 22 5 15 83 72 +11 71
10 Daventry Town 42 19 10 13 70 60 +10 67
11 Harborough Town 42 20 6 16 77 74 +3 66
12 Kirby Muxloe 42 19 3 20 65 68 −3 60
13 Boston Town 42 15 7 20 70 70 0 52
14 Wellingborough Town 42 14 8 20 81 94 −13 50
15 Rothwell Corinthians 42 14 8 20 59 79 −20 50
16 Peterborough Northern Star 42 10 12 20 55 97 −42 42
17 Northampton ON Chenecks 42 11 5 26 66 108 −42 38
18 Sleaford Town 42 10 5 27 65 123 −58 35
19 Oadby Town 42 7 12 23 50 95 −45 33
20 Wellingborough Whitworth 42 9 6 27 59 105 −46 33
21 St Andrews (R) 42 10 3 29 49 117 −68 33 Relegated to Division One
22 Northampton Sileby Rangers (R) 42 6 3 33 56 177 −121 21
Updated to match(es) played on 11 May 2018. Source: UCFL Tables
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored; 4) Number of matches won; 5) Head-to-head results [2]
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ 12 of the 14 runners-up at Step 5 were to have been promoted to Step 4.
    However, with resignations and mergers in leagues above, all fourteen runners-up were promoted.
  2. ^ Eynesbury Rovers were deducted three points for playing an ineligible player against Cogenhoe United on 16 January.

Division One[edit]

At the end of season 2016–17, the following teams left Division One:

The remaining 16 teams, together with the following, form Division One for 2017–18:

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1 Pinchbeck United (C, P) 38 27 9 2 93 34 +59 90 Promotion to the Premier Division
2 Potton United (P) 38 24 7 7 110 47 +63 79 Promotion to the SSML Premier Division
3 Lutterworth Town 38 23 7 8 115 48 +67 76
4 Raunds Town 38 22 6 10 96 54 +42 72
5 Harrowby United 38 20 5 13 92 57 +35 65
6 Olney Town 38 19 8 11 80 64 +16 65 Folded at the end of the season
7 Buckingham Town 38 19 6 13 91 78 +13 63 Transfer to the SSML Division One
8 Blackstones 38 18 7 13 90 71 +19 61
9 Rushden & Higham United 38 17 9 12 90 67 +23 60
10 Bourne Town 38 17 8 13 82 70 +12 59
11 Lutterworth Athletic 38 17 6 15 68 72 −4 57
12 Huntingdon Town 38 16 7 15 73 66 +7 55
13 Irchester United 38 15 7 16 66 60 +6 52
14 Burton Park Wanderers 38 13 7 18 72 110 −38 46
15 Thrapston Town 38 13 6 19 72 75 −3 45
16 Melton Town 38 10 7 21 64 95 −31 37
17 Long Buckby 38 9 7 22 53 90 −37 34
18 Bugbrooke St Michaels 38 8 7 23 58 101 −43 31
19 Oakham United 38 6 2 30 42 123 −81 17[a] Relegation to the Peterborough and District Football League
20 Stewarts & Lloyds Corby 38 2 2 34 29 154 −125 8 Relegation to the Northamptonshire Combination Football League
Updated to match(es) played on 8 May 2018. Source: UCFL Tables
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored; 4) Number of matches won; 5) Head-to-head results [2]
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted.
Notes:
  1. ^ Oakham United were deducted 3 points for fielding an ineligible player

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Club Allocations for Step 5–6" (PDF). FA. 26 May 2017. Retrieved 26 May 2017.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ a b "The FA Handbook Standardised Rules 2017-2018 (page 539, section 12.2)". The FA. Retrieved 21 July 2017.

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