1975–76 United Counties League

The 1975–76 United Counties League season was the 69th 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
Season1975–76
ChampionsStamford
RelegatedBiggleswade Town
Matches played380
Goals scored1,121 (2.95 per match)

The Premier Division featured 18 clubs which competed in the division last season, along with two new clubs, promoted from Division One:

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Stamford 38 27 7 4 106 33 +73 61
2 Spalding United 38 21 11 6 65 38 +27 53
3 Kempston Rovers 38 17 12 9 54 40 +14 46
4 Potton United 38 20 5 13 58 39 +19 45
5 Irthlingborough Diamonds 38 18 9 11 65 46 +19 45
6 Wolverton Town 38 16 12 10 58 43 +15 44
7 Long Buckby 38 19 5 14 75 48 +27 43
8 Ampthill Town 38 15 12 11 64 60 +4 42
9 Desborough Town 38 14 13 11 49 43 +6 41
10 Vauxhall Motors 38 15 10 13 61 55 +6 40
11 Bourne Town 38 15 9 14 62 50 +12 39
12 Stewart & Lloyds Corby 38 15 9 14 60 56 +4 39
13 Rothwell Town 38 10 17 11 42 54 −12 37
14 Rushden Town 38 14 9 15 70 46 +24 35[a]
15 Holbeach United 38 12 10 16 57 79 −22 34
16 Wootton Blue Cross 38 12 9 17 43 56 −13 33
17 St Neots Town 38 12 7 19 41 57 −16 31
18 Northampton Spencer 38 7 11 20 36 65 −29 25
19 Olney Town 38 7 7 24 33 80 −47 21
20 Biggleswade Town 38 1 2 35 22 133 −111 4 Relegated to Division One
Source: nonleaguematters
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
Notes:
  1. ^ Rushden Town were deducted two points.

Division OneEdit

United Counties League
Division One
Season1975–76
ChampionsGeddington Montrose
PromotedBuckingham Town
RelegatedWoodford United

The Division One featured 14 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 34 22 10 2 67 29 2.310 54
2 Buckingham Town 34 21 10 3 72 24 3.000 52 Promoted to the Premier Division
3 Eynesbury Rovers 34 16 11 7 57 34 1.676 43
4 Corby Gainsborough 34 18 7 9 50 30 1.667 43
5 Rushden Town reserves 34 13 15 6 56 36 1.556 41
6 British Timken Athletic 34 15 11 8 56 44 1.273 41
7 Irchester United 34 14 11 9 78 53 1.472 39
8 Irthlingborough Diamonds reserves 34 14 8 12 67 57 1.175 36
9 Raunds Town 34 12 11 11 53 56 0.946 35
10 Leighton Town 34 11 12 11 60 51 1.176 34 Transferred to the South Midlands League
11 Northampton ON Chenecks 34 14 6 14 50 50 1.000 34
12 Higham Town 34 11 10 13 52 56 0.929 32
13 Kempston Rovers reserves 34 9 11 14 39 49 0.796 29
14 Burton Park Wanderers 34 8 7 19 44 59 0.746 23
15 Sharnbrook 34 7 9 18 32 63 0.508 23
16 Belsize 34 7 8 19 45 77 0.584 22
17 Desborough Town reserves 34 6 8 20 55 85 0.647 20
18 Woodford United 34 3 5 26 36 116 0.310 11 Relegated to Division Two
Source: nonleaguematters
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal ratio; 3) number of goals scored.

Division TwoEdit

United Counties League
Division Two
Season1975–76
ChampionsWootton Blue Cross reserves
PromotedWootton Blue Cross reserves
Newport Pagnell Town

The Division Two featured 17 clubs which competed in the division last season, along with 3 new clubs:

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Wootton Blue Cross reserves 38 28 6 4 85 29 +56 62 Promoted to Division One
2 Newport Pagnell Town 38 25 9 4 89 28 +61 59
3 Ampthill Town reserves 38 25 6 7 80 39 +41 56
4 Northampton Spencer reserves 38 21 9 8 80 38 +42 51
5 Byfield Athletic 38 22 6 10 73 42 +31 50
6 Stewart & Lloyds Corby reserves 38 20 5 13 73 39 +34 45
7 Blisworth 38 17 7 14 57 56 +1 41
8 Deanshanger Athletic 38 16 8 14 60 55 +5 40
9 Wolverton Town reserves 38 16 8 14 60 55 +5 40
10 Vauxhall Motors reserves 38 15 10 13 66 66 0 40
11 Bedford Avenue 38 15 7 16 60 67 −7 37
12 Olney Town reserves 38 15 6 17 54 77 −23 36
13 Long Buckby reserves 38 14 7 17 52 56 −4 35
14 British Timken Duston 38 11 6 21 60 75 −15 28
15 Bedford United 38 11 6 21 59 79 −20 28
16 St Neots Town reserves 38 10 7 21 63 85 −22 27
17 Potton United reserves 38 8 6 24 48 83 −35 22
18 Higham Town reserves 38 7 7 24 41 82 −41 21
19 Raunds Town reserves 38 8 5 25 49 96 −47 21
20 Higham Rovers 38 9 3 26 41 103 −62 21 Resigned from the league
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 2021-08-28.
  2. ^ "Football Club History Database - Olney Town". www.fchd.info. Retrieved 2021-08-28.
  3. ^ "Football Club History Database - Raunds Town". www.fchd.info. Retrieved 2021-08-28.
  4. ^ "Football Club History Database - Woodford United". www.fchd.info. Retrieved 2021-08-28.
  5. ^ "Football Club History Database - Deanshanger Athletic". www.fchd.info. Retrieved 2021-08-28.
  6. ^ "Football Club History Database - Northampton ON Chenecks". www.fchd.info. Retrieved 2021-08-28.

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