1974–75 United Counties League

The 1974–75 United Counties League season was the 68th in the history of the United Counties League, a football competition in England.[1] [2] [3] [4][5] [6]

Premier DivisionEdit

United Counties League
Premier Division
Season1974–75
ChampionsSpalding United
RelegatedLeighton Town
Matches played342
Goals scored995 (2.91 per match)

The Premier Division featured 17 clubs which competed in the division last season, along with two new clubs, joined from the Spartan League:

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Spalding United 36 26 8 2 86 23 +63 60
2 Vauxhall Motors 36 24 5 7 74 37 +37 53
3 Stamford 36 23 6 7 76 30 +46 52
4 Kempston Rovers 36 20 12 4 59 24 +35 52
5 Irthlingborough Diamonds 36 22 4 10 71 40 +31 48
6 Long Buckby 36 20 6 10 81 56 +25 46
7 Biggleswade Town 36 15 13 8 63 40 +23 43
8 Rushden Town 36 12 16 8 51 47 +4 40
9 St Neots Town 36 16 5 15 44 45 −1 37
10 Ampthill Town 36 11 14 11 55 47 +8 36
11 Desborough Town 36 11 7 18 43 52 −9 29
12 Holbeach United 36 10 9 17 46 61 −15 29
13 Potton United 36 10 9 17 38 56 −18 29
14 Wootton Blue Cross 36 8 11 17 24 60 −36 27
15 Bourne Town 36 8 8 20 42 78 −36 24
16 Wolverton Town 36 8 7 21 39 67 −28 23
17 Rothwell Town 36 9 4 23 38 80 −42 22
18 Northampton Spencer 36 8 5 23 39 74 −35 21
19 Leighton Town 36 1 11 24 26 78 −52 13 Relegated to Division One
Source: nonleaguematters
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Division OneEdit

United Counties League
Division One
Season1974–75
ChampionsStewart & Lloyds Corby
PromotedStewart & Lloyds Corby
Olney Town

The Division One featured 16 clubs which competed in the division last season, along with 2 new clubs, promoted from Division Two:

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GR Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Stewart & Lloyds Corby 32 25 4 3 83 20 4.150 54 Promoted to the Premier Division
2 Olney Town 32 23 4 5 65 23 2.826 50
3 V S Rugby 32 18 9 5 80 32 2.500 45 Transferred to the West Midlands (Regional) League
4 Woodford United 32 16 8 8 56 47 1.191 40
5 Belsize 32 15 7 10 55 46 1.196 37
6 Raunds Town 32 16 5 11 58 52 1.115 37
7 Irthlingborough Diamonds reserves 32 12 9 11 47 40 1.175 33
8 Irchester United 32 13 7 12 50 39 1.282 33
9 Eynesbury Rovers 32 10 9 13 41 49 0.837 29
10 Corby Gainsborough 32 9 9 14 39 51 0.765 27
11 Burton Park Wanderers 32 9 8 15 48 55 0.873 26
12 British Timken Athletic 32 10 5 17 44 60 0.733 25
13 Higham Town 32 9 7 16 37 58 0.638 25
14 Northampton ON Chenecks 32 9 5 18 42 67 0.627 23
15 Desborough Town reserves 32 7 9 16 40 67 0.597 23
16 Sharnbrook 32 6 8 18 36 72 0.500 20
17 Rushden Town reserves 32 6 5 21 32 75 0.427 17
18 Rothwell Town reserves 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Club folded, record expunged
Source: nonleaguematters
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal ratio; 3) number of goals scored.

Division TwoEdit

United Counties League
Division Two
Season1974–75
ChampionsGeddington Montrose
PromotedGeddington Montrose
Buckingham Town
Kempston Rovers reserves

The Division Two featured 16 clubs which competed in the division last season, along with 4 new clubs:

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GR Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Geddington Montrose 38 32 3 3 106 22 4.818 67 Promoted to Division One
2 Buckingham Town 38 29 4 5 150 32 4.688 62
3 Kempston Rovers reserves 38 26 5 7 76 37 2.054 57
4 Vauxhall Motors reserves 38 24 8 6 76 24 3.167 56
5 Stewart & Lloyds Corby reserves 38 22 6 10 75 41 1.829 50
6 Newport Pagnell Town 38 19 9 10 76 39 1.949 47
7 Ampthill Town reserves 38 16 10 12 54 43 1.256 42
8 Bedford Avenue 38 16 9 13 74 66 1.121 41
9 Potton United reserves 38 10 15 13 55 69 0.797 35
10 Blisworth 38 15 5 18 52 77 0.675 35
11 Wootton Blue Cross reserves 38 11 11 16 46 54 0.852 33
12 Bedford United 38 12 8 18 62 77 0.805 32
13 Northampton Spencer reserves 38 13 6 19 53 74 0.716 32
14 Higham Town reserves 38 13 5 20 66 73 0.904 31
15 Deanshanger Athletic 38 10 9 19 56 78 0.718 29
16 Higham Rovers 38 9 7 22 55 97 0.567 25
17 Long Buckby reserves 38 10 4 24 49 90 0.544 24
18 British Timken Duston 38 9 5 24 38 81 0.469 23
19 Raunds Town reserves 38 7 8 23 50 114 0.439 22
20 Olney Town reserves 38 5 7 26 36 117 0.308 17
Source: nonleaguematters
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal ratio; 3) number of goals scored.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Football Club History Database - Eynesbury Rovers". www.fchd.info. Retrieved 2021-08-25.
  2. ^ "Football Club History Database - Olney Town". www.fchd.info. Retrieved 2021-08-25.
  3. ^ "Football Club History Database - Raunds Town". www.fchd.info. Retrieved 2021-08-25.
  4. ^ "Football Club History Database - Woodford United". www.fchd.info. Retrieved 2021-08-25.
  5. ^ "Football Club History Database - Deanshanger Athletic". www.fchd.info. Retrieved 2021-08-25.
  6. ^ "Football Club History Database - Northampton ON Chenecks". www.fchd.info. Retrieved 2021-08-25.

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