1897–98 Northern Football League

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Northern League
Season 1897–98

The 1897–98 Northern Football League season was the ninth in the history of the Northern Football League, a football competition in Northern England. This was the first season in which the Northern League was split into two divisions.

Division One[edit]

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Northern League Division One
Season 1897–98
Champions Stockton
Matches played 72
Goals scored 272 (3.78 per match)
P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Stockton 16 11 2 3 37 20 2.400 24
2 Middlesbrough 16 9 4 3 42 22 1.542 22
3 Darlington 16 8 2 6 41 31 1.543 18
4 Bishop Auckland 16 6 4 6 33 35 1.676 16
5 Darlington St. Augustine's 16 7 2 7 29 32 0.481 16
6 Leadgate Park 16 5 4 7 23 34 0.600 14
7 South Bank 16 5 3 8 34 38 1.280 13
8 Tow Law 16 4 4 8 16 24 1.160 12
9 Crook Town 16 3 3 10 17 36 0.833 9

Division two[edit]

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Northern League Division Two
Season 1897–98
Champions Howden-le-Wear
Matches played 30
Goals scored 103 (3.43 per match)
P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Howden-le-Wear 10 5 2 3 17 14 1.214 12
2 Darlington Rise Carr Rangers 10 5 1 4 22 18 1.222 11
3 Loftus 10 5 1 4 18 17 1.059 11
4 Leadgate Exiles 10 5 0 5 17 17 1.000 10
5 Shildon United 10 4 1 5 15 17 0.882 9
6 Brotton 10 3 1 6 14 20 0.700 7
Britannia Rovers
  • Britannia Rovers were expelled from the league. Their record (P6 W0 D1 L5 F6 A25 P1) was expunged.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BISHOP AUCKLAND". Football Club History Database. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 
    "CROOK TOWN". Football Club History Database. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 
    "DARLINGTON". Football Club History Database. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 
    "DARLINGTON ST AUGUSTINES". Football Club History Database. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 
    "LEADGATE PARK". Football Club History Database. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 
    "MIDDLESBROUGH". Football Club History Database. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 
    "SOUTH BANK". Football Club History Database. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 
    "STOCKTON". Football Club History Database. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 
    "TOW LAW". Football Club History Database. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 
  2. ^ "BRITANNIA ROVERS". Football Club History Database. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 
    "BROTTON". Football Club History Database. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 
    "DARLINGTON RISE CARR RANGERS". Football Club History Database. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 
    "HOWDEN-LE-WEAR". Football Club History Database. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 
    "LEADGATE EXILES". Football Club History Database. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 
    "LOFTUS". Football Club History Database. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 
    "SHILDON UNITED". Football Club History Database. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 
  3. ^ "Northern League 1889-1925". Non League Matters. Retrieved 2012-11-21.