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The 2010–11 Football Conference season was the seventh season with the Conference consisting of three divisions and the thirty-second season overall. The Conference covers the top two levels of Non-League football in England. The Conference Premier is the fifth highest level of the overall pyramid, whilst the Conference North and Conference South exist at the sixth level. The top team and the winner of the play-off of the National division were promoted to Football League Two, while the bottom four were relegated to the North or South divisions. The champions of the North and South divisions were promoted to the National division, alongside the play-off winners from each division. The bottom three in each of the North and South divisions were relegated to the premier divisions of the Northern Premier League, Isthmian League or Southern League.

National League (English football)
Season2010–11

For sponsorship reasons, the Conference Premier is referred to as the Blue Square Bet Premier.

Contents

Conference PremierEdit

Conference Premier
Season2010–11
ChampionsCrawley Town
PromotedCrawley Town
AFC Wimbledon
RelegatedAltrincham
Eastbourne Borough
Histon
Matches played552
Goals scored1,549 (2.81 per match)
Top goalscorerMatt Tubbs (37)[1]
Biggest home winCrawley Town 7–0 Altrincham
(20 November 2010)
Biggest away winEastbourne Borough 0–6 Fleetwood Town
(9 April 2011)
Gateshead 1–7 Newport County
(30 April 2011)
Highest scoringGrimsby Town 7–2 Mansfield Town
(1 January 2011)
Wrexham 2–7 Gateshead
(19 February 2011)
Highest attendance18,195
Luton Town 0–0 AFC Wimbledon
(21 May 2011)
Lowest attendance180
Hayes & Yeading United 2–1 Eastbourne Borough
(7 December 2010)

A total of 24 teams will contest the division, including 18 sides from last season, two relegated from the Football League Two, two promoted from the Conference North and two promoted from the Conference South.

Promotion and relegationEdit

Teams promoted from 2009–10 Conference North

Teams promoted from 2009–10 Conference South

Teams relegated from 2009-10 Football League Two

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Crawley Town (C, P) 46 31 12 3 93 30 +63 105 Promotion to 2011–12 League Two
2 AFC Wimbledon (P) 46 27 9 10 83 47 +36 90 Qualification for Conference Premier Play-offs
3 Luton Town 46 23 15 8 85 37 +48 84
4 Wrexham 46 22 15 9 66 49 +17 81
5 Fleetwood Town 46 22 12 12 68 42 +26 78
6 Kidderminster Harriers 46 20 17 9 74 60 +14 72[a]
7 Darlington 46 18 17 11 61 42 +19 71
8 York City 46 19 14 13 55 50 +5 71
9 Newport County 46 18 15 13 78 60 +18 69
10 Bath City 46 16 15 15 64 68 −4 63
11 Grimsby Town 46 15 17 14 72 62 +10 62
12 Mansfield Town 46 17 10 19 73 75 −2 61
13 Rushden & Diamonds 46 16 14 16 65 62 +3 57[b] Club folded
14 Gateshead 46 14 15 17 65 68 −3 57
15 Kettering Town 46 15 13 18 64 75 −11 56[c]
16 Hayes & Yeading United 46 15 6 25 57 81 −24 51
17 Cambridge United 46 11 17 18 53 61 −8 50
18 Barrow 46 12 14 20 52 67 −15 50
19 Tamworth 46 12 13 21 62 83 −21 49
20 Forest Green Rovers 46 10 16 20 53 72 −19 46
21 Southport 46 11 13 22 56 77 −21 46[d] Club reprieved from relegation
22 Altrincham (R) 46 11 11 24 47 87 −40 44 Relegation to 2011–12 Conference North
23 Eastbourne Borough (R) 46 10 9 27 62 104 −42 39 Relegation to 2011–12 Conference South
24 Histon (R) 46 8 9 29 41 90 −49 28[a] Relegation to 2011–12 Conference North
Updated to match(es) played on 30 April 2011. Source: Football Conference
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Kidderminster Harriers and Histon were docked five points for submitting misleading financial information.[2]
  2. ^ Rushden & Diamonds were docked five points for submitting misleading financial information[3] and subsequently expelled from the Football Conference on 11 June 2011.[4]
  3. ^ Kettering Town were docked two points for fielding an ineligible player.[3]
  4. ^ Southport were reprieved from relegation.

Play-offsEdit

  Semifinals Final
                     
2 AFC Wimbledon 2 6 8  
5 Fleetwood Town 0 1 1  
    2 AFC Wimbledon (p) 0 (4)
  3 Luton Town 0 (3)
3 Luton Town 3 2 5
4 Wrexham 0 1 1  

SemifinalsEdit

Fleetwood Town0–2AFC Wimbledon
Report L. Moore   38'
Mohamed   48'
Highbury Stadium, Fleetwood
Attendance: 4,112
Referee: Nick Kinseley
AFC Wimbledon6–1Fleetwood Town
Mohamed   1'35'63'
Kedwell   28'
Jolley   67'
Mulley   80'
Report Seddon   47'
Kingsmeadow, Kingston upon Thames
Attendance: 4,538
Referee: Andy Madley

AFC Wimbledon won 8 – 1 on aggregate.

Wrexham0–3Luton Town
Report Lawless   16'
Gnakpa   28'
Asafu-Adjaye   35'
Attendance: 7,211
Referee: Stephen Martin
Luton Town2–1Wrexham
Kroča   29'
J. Walker   80'
Report Mangan   8'
Attendance: 9,078
Referee: Carl Berry

Luton Town won 5 – 1 on aggregate.

FinalEdit

AFC Wimbledon0 – 0 (a.e.t.)Luton Town
Penalties
Hatton  
L. Moore  
Mohamed  
Yakubu  
Kedwell  
4–3   Lawless
  Pilkington
  Newton
  Walker
  Howells
Attendance: 18,195
Referee: James Adcock

Stadia and locationsEdit

Team Stadium Capacity
Darlington The Darlington Arena 25,294
Wrexham Racecourse Ground 15,550
Gateshead Gateshead International Stadium 11,800
Luton Town Kenilworth Road 10,226
Mansfield Town Field Mill 10,000
Cambridge United Abbey Stadium 9,617
Grimsby Town Blundell Park 9,546
York City Bootham Crescent 9,196
Bath City Twerton Park 8,800
Hayes & Yeading United Church Road 6,500
Rushden & Diamonds Nene Park 6,441
Kidderminster Harriers Aggborough 6,238
Kettering Town Rockingham Road 6,170
Altrincham Moss Lane 6,085
Southport Haig Avenue 6,008
Fleetwood Town Highbury Stadium 5,500
Forest Green Rovers The New Lawn 5,147
Crawley Town Broadfield Stadium 4,996
AFC Wimbledon Kingsmeadow 4,720
Newport County Newport Stadium 4,700
Barrow Holker Street 4,256
Eastbourne Borough Priory Lane 4,134
Tamworth The Lamb Ground 4,000
Histon Bridge Road 3,800

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away WIM ALT BRW BAT CAM CRA DAR EAB FLE FGR GAT GRI H&Y HIS KET KID LUT MAN NPC R&D SOU TAM WRE YOR
AFC Wimbledon 4–1 2–0 4–0 3–0 2–1 0–2 3–0 1–0 1–1 1–0 2–1 3–1 2–0 3–2 1–2 0–0 2–1 2–2 1–0 5–0 3–0 0–1 1–0
Altrincham 0–2 2–0 0–3 2–2 0–1 2–2 3–4 1–0 2–1 1–1 2–2 4–2 0–3 3–2 1–2 0–1 0–4 1–3 2–2 1–1 2–0 0–0 0–0
Barrow 2–0 1–0 0–1 1–2 1–1 1–1 4–0 0–2 3–0 1–3 0–2 2–0 1–1 5–0 2–1 0–1 2–2 2–1 2–0 1–1 0–2 0–1 0–0
Bath City 2–2 2–2 1–1 4–0 0–2 2–2 1–1 1–1 2–4 1–0 2–1 3–1 2–1 1–1 2–0 0–0 2–0 2–2 2–1 2–1 2–0 0–2 2–2
Cambridge United 1–2 4–0 3–1 1–2 2–2 0–1 2–0 0–1 1–1 5–0 1–1 1–0 0–0 3–0 1–2 0–0 1–5 0–1 0–2 0–0 3–3 1–3 2–1
Crawley Town 3–1 7–0 3–2 2–1 3–0 1–0 3–1 1–1 1–0 2–1 0–1 5–2 5–0 2–1 2–0 1–1 2–0 2–3 4–0 1–0 3–1 3–2 1–1
Darlington 0–0 0–1 3–1 3–1 1–0 1–1 6–1 4–0 3–0 2–0 0–1 0–1 3–1 1–1 1–1 2–2 0–0 1–0 2–0 1–0 1–0 0–1 2–1
Eastbourne Borough 2–3 5–0 0–2 2–0 0–2 1–2 1–1 0–6 0–0 0–3 2–3 5–0 2–2 1–3 1–1 2–4 1–3 0–0 0–2 4–1 1–4 4–3 2–1
Fleetwood Town 1–1 3–1 1–0 2–1 2–2 1–2 1–0 0–1 2–0 0–0 3–0 1–1 1–1 4–1 1–1 0–3 3–0 1–1 1–1 2–0 2–1 1–0 2–1
Forest Green Rovers 0–0 1–0 2–3 0–0 1–1 0–3 1–1 3–4 1–0 1–1 3–3 1–0 0–1 0–2 1–1 0–1 2–1 0–0 2–2 0–0 4–0 3–0 2–1
Gateshead 0–2 2–0 3–0 1–1 2–3 0–0 2–2 3–0 0–2 1–1 0–0 1–0 2–0 0–0 2–2 1–0 1–1 1–7 2–2 1–0 3–1 0–1 0–3
Grimsby Town 2–1 0–1 1–1 2–2 1–1 0–0 0–1 2–2 1–2 1–1 2–2 1–2 2–1 2–1 3–3 2–0 7–2 2–0 1–1 1–1 2–2 2–1 0–0
Hayes & Yeading United 0–0 0–1 2–0 2–1 2–0 0–3 3–2 2–1 1–2 3–4 3–1 0–3 1–2 3–2 0–4 0–1 4–0 1–2 3–3 1–0 2–1 0–3 1–2
Histon 0–4 3–0 3–1 1–2 0–2 0–2 0–1 1–1 1–0 0–3 1–3 1–6 0–1 0–3 0–1 0–4 2–3 0–0 0–2 2–1 1–2 1–1 1–2
Kettering Town 1–2 3–3 1–1 2–1 2–2 0–0 0–0 3–0 2–1 2–1 1–4 1–2 2–1 4–3 1–1 1–3 0–2 2–0 0–1 3–1 0–1 1–1 1–1
Kidderminster Harriers 2–0 2–1 2–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 1–2 2–1 2–1 1–0 2–1 3–2 3–1 2–2 4–1 3–3 1–3 2–3 1–0 3–4 2–2 1–0 0–0
Luton Town 3–0 2–1 0–0 3–1 2–0 1–2 4–0 3–0 1–3 6–1 2–2 1–0 1–1 5–1 2–2 1–1 2–0 1–1 3–0 6–0 2–0 1–1 5–0
Mansfield Town 2–5 0–1 1–1 2–0 1–0 1–4 1–1 4–0 2–5 3–1 3–2 0–2 3–2 1–0 1–1 1–2 0–0 3–3 2–1 2–2 0–1 2–3 5–0
Newport County 3–3 2–1 5–0 1–2 1–1 0–1 2–1 3–3 1–3 3–1 2–1 2–1 2–1 2–2 1–2 3–0 1–1 1–0 1–3 2–0 1–1 1–1 4–0
Rushden & Diamonds 1–0 1–2 5–0 5–1 2–1 0–1 2–1 2–0 1–1 2–2 0–2 4–1 1–1 2–0 1–2 2–1 0–1 1–0 0–1 2–2 1–1 2–2 0–4
Southport 0–1 1–0 2–4 2–3 1–1 0–4 1–1 1–3 1–0 4–0 5–1 2–2 0–0 3–1 1–2 2–2 2–1 1–2 2–1 2–2 2–1 0–1 4–0
Tamworth 2–5 1–0 2–2 2–2 1–1 0–3 1–1 4–2 0–2 2–1 1–1 2–1 2–3 0–1 3–1 2–2 3–1 0–2 3–2 1–2 0–1 1–1 1–3
Wrexham 1–2 2–1 1–1 2–0 1–0 0–0 2–1 2–1 0–0 2–1 2–7 2–0 0–2 4–0 2–0 2–2 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 2–1 4–2 1–1
York City 4–1 3–0 0–0 1–1 0–0 1–1 0–0 1–0 1–0 2–1 2–1 1–0 2–0 1–0 0–1 1–2 1–0 2–1 2–1 2–0 2–0 1–2 1–1
Updated to match(es) played on 30 April 2011. Source: Football Conference
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Conference NorthEdit

Conference North
Season2010–11
ChampionsAlfreton Town
PromotedAlfreton Town
AFC Telford United
RelegatedStafford Rangers
Redditch United
Matches played420
Goals scored1,256 (2.99 per match)
Top goalscorerLiam Hearn (30)[5]
Biggest home winAlfreton Town 6–0 Harrogate Town
(13 November 2010)
Alfreton Town 6–0 Guiseley
(5 April 2011)
Biggest away winRedditch United 0–9 Boston United
(21 August 2010)
Highest scoringRedditch United 0–9 Boston United
(21 August 2010)
Harrogate Town 3–6 Boston United
(28 August 2010)
Solihull Moors 7–2 Corby Town
(12 February 2011)
Solihull Moors 2–7 Hinckley United
(23 April 2011)
Highest attendance2,508
AFC Telford United 1–1 Worcester City
(2 October 2010)
Lowest attendance70
Redditch United 1–3 Droylsden
(15 March 2011)

A total of 22 teams contested the division, including 18 sides from last season, one transferred from the Conference South and three promoted from the lower leagues.

Promotion and relegationEdit

Teams promoted from 2009–10 Northern Premier League

Teams promoted from 2009–10 Southern Football League

Teams transferred from 2009–10 Conference South

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Alfreton Town (C, P) 40 29 5 6 97 33 +64 92 Promotion to 2011–12 Conference Premier
2 A.F.C. Telford United (P) 40 23 13 4 71 29 +42 82 Qualification for Conference North Playoffs
3 Boston United 40 23 10 7 72 33 +39 79
4 Eastwood Town 40 22 7 11 82 50 +32 73[a] Ineligible for promotion due to ground grading issues
5 Guiseley 40 20 13 7 56 41 +15 73 Qualification for Conference North Playoffs
6 Nuneaton Town 40 21 9 10 66 44 +22 72
7 Solihull Moors 40 18 10 12 66 49 +17 64
8 Droylsden 40 17 9 14 69 67 +2 60
9 Blyth Spartans 40 16 10 14 61 54 +7 58
10 Stalybridge Celtic 40 16 9 15 64 55 +9 57
11 Workington 40 16 6 18 52 60 −8 54
12 Harrogate Town 40 13 11 16 53 66 −13 50
13 Corby Town 40 13 10 17 58 80 −22 49
14 Gloucester City 40 14 5 21 49 63 −14 47
15 Hinckley United 40 13 7 20 76 76 0 46
16 Worcester City 40 12 10 18 49 55 −6 46
17 Vauxhall Motors 40 12 9 19 52 71 −19 45
18 Gainsborough Trinity 40 12 5 23 50 74 −24 41
19 Hyde 40 10 6 24 44 73 −29 36
20 Stafford Rangers (R) 40 8 8 24 39 78 −39 32 Relegation to 2011–12 Northern Premier League
21 Redditch United (R) 40 2 8 30 30 105 −75 9[b] Relegation to 2011–12 Southern Football League
22 Ilkeston Town 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0[c] Club expelled, record expunged
Updated to match(es) played on 30 April 2011. Source: Football Conference
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ In April 2011, the Football Conference ruled that Eastwood Town are ineligible for promotion or participation in the play-offs due to ground grading issues.[6] The club appealed but this was dismissed.[7]
  2. ^ Redditch United were docked 5 points for submitting misleading financial information.[8]
  3. ^ Ilkeston Town received a compulsory winding-up order on 8 September 2010,[9] and the club was expelled from the league on 15 September. On 16 September, their record (PL7 W1 D3 L3 GF7 GA13 Pts7) was expunged.

Play-offsEdit

  Semifinals Final
                     
2 AFC Telford United 1 2 3  
6 Nuneaton Town 1 1 2  
    2 AFC Telford United 3
  5 Guiseley 2
3 Boston United 0 3 3 (2)
5 Guiseley (p) 1 2 3 (3)  

SemifinalsEdit

Nuneaton Town1–1AFC Telford United
Storer   74' Trainer   90'
Liberty Way, Nuneaton
Attendance: 2,089
Referee: Anthony R. Tankard
AFC Telford United2–1Nuneaton Town
Adams   16'
Newton   45' (pen.)
Spencer   56'

AFC Telford won 3 – 2 on aggregate.

Guiseley1–0Boston United
Peyton   75'
Nethermoor Park, Guiseley
Attendance: 1,002
Referee: Andy Newell
Boston United3 – 2
(a.e.t.)
Guiseley
Pearson   10'
Church   79'
Davidson   113'
Rothery   60'
Stamp   108'
Penalties
Church  
Sleath  
Jelliman  
Boyes  
Dudfield  
2–3   Walshaw
  Stamp
  Boshell
  Toulson
  Peyton
York Street, Boston
Attendance: 2,640
Referee: Matthew Walsh

Guiseley 3 – 3 Boston United on aggregate. Guiseley won 3 – 2 on penalties.

FinalEdit

AFC Telford United3–2Guiseley
Newton   10' (pen.)
Murray   79'
Trainer   90+3'
Walshaw   45' (pen.)
Stamp   47'
Attendance: 5,436
Referee: Darren England

Stadia and locationsEdit

Team Stadium Capacity
Gloucester City Whaddon Road (Groundshare) 7,066
Boston United York Street 6,643
Stalybridge Celtic Bower Fold 6,500
A.F.C. Telford United New Bucks Head 6,300
Eastwood Town Coronation Park 5,000
Redditch United The Valley 5,000
Worcester City St George's Lane 4,749
Blyth Spartans Croft Park 4,450
Nuneaton Town Liberty Way 4,350
Hinckley United De Montfort Park 4,329
Gainsborough Trinity The Northolme 4,304
Hyde Ewen Fields 4,250
Stafford Rangers Marston Road 4,150
Alfreton Town North Street 3,600
Ilkeston Town New Manor Ground 3,500
Harrogate Town Wetherby Road 3,300
Workington Borough Park 3,101
Solihull Moors Damson Park 3,050
Corby Town Rockingham Triangle 3,000
Droylsden Butcher's Arms Ground 3,000
Guiseley Nethermoor Park 3,000
Vauxhall Motors Rivacre Park 2,500

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away TEL ALF BLY BOS COR DRO EAS GAI GLO GUI HAR HIN HYD ILK NUN RED SOL STA STL VAU WRC WRK
A.F.C. Telford United 2–1 1–1 0–1 5–0 1–1 2–2 2–1 2–0 1–0 3–0 2–2 5–0 4–1 3–1 2–4 0–0 1–0 4–1 1–1 1–0
Alfreton Town 0–0 2–1 0–1 6–0 4–0 2–2 2–1 4–0 6–0 6–0 1–0 0–0 3–2 4–0 2–0 2–0 5–3 2–0 2–1 2–0
Blyth Spartans 3–0 1–4 0–0 1–1 2–4 0–0 1–3 0–2 0–0 1–0 4–0 3–0 1–0 2–0 0–1 3–2 1–2 2–2 3–0 2–1
Boston United 0–1 3–2 5–0 1–0 2–0 1–0 1–3 1–0 1–1 2–2 3–0 2–2 1–2 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–0 1–0 4–0
Corby Town 0–0 0–1 3–4 0–0 1–0 1–6 3–1 0–2 2–2 2–1 2–0 1–2 2–3 3–2 0–2 1–3 2–2 3–1 1–1 1–0
Droylsden 2–4 2–1 0–3 4–0 1–1 4–2 1–3 2–4 0–3 5–1 3–2 3–1 1–0 3–0 0–5 2–0 2–2 1–3 2–1 3–0
Eastwood Town 3–0 4–2 0–2 2–2 2–1 2–0 2–0 1–2 0–1 2–0 6–2 1–0 2–1 2–1 2–1 3–0 1–1 3–1 2–4 0–2
Gainsborough Trinity 0–5 0–3 0–2 0–3 3–1 0–3 1–3 2–0 1–3 1–3 0–1 2–1 1–2 3–0 1–1 2–2 1–3 1–1 0–2 1–1
Gloucester City 2–2 2–1 1–2 0–1 0–2 1–1 1–3 0–2 1–2 3–2 2–1 1–0 0–3 5–0 2–4 1–2 0–2 1–0 1–1 2–0
Guiseley 0–3 1–2 0–0 0–0 4–0 2–1 2–2 2–0 1–1 1–0 3–2 1–0 1–2 3–1 1–0 1–1 3–1 1–2 0–1 2–2
Harrogate Town 0–0 1–1 2–2 3–6 0–1 3–3 2–1 3–1 3–0 0–0 2–2 1–3 1–2 3–0 2–0 3–2 2–0 0–0 1–0 2–0
Hinckley United 1–1 1–3 5–1 0–1 3–3 1–1 2–3 3–1 3–0 1–2 4–0 2–0 0–3 4–0 2–2 4–0 5–2 2–3 3–1 1–2
Hyde 0–3 1–5 0–2 0–3 2–1 1–1 1–2 1–1 1–3 0–1 1–0 3–0 1–1 1–4 1–2 1–0 0–2 1–2 0–2 2–3
Ilkeston Town
Nuneaton Town 0–0 1–3 3–2 1–1 2–3 1–1 2–1 1–2 0–0 0–1 3–0 2–0 1–2 1–1 2–1 1–0 2–1 3–0 2–1 2–1
Redditch United 1–1 1–5 2–1 0–9 2–2 1–3 0–6 1–4 0–1 2–3 0–1 2–3 0–1 0–5 0–0 0–1 1–3 2–2 0–0 1–1
Solihull Moors 0–1 0–1 2–0 1–0 7–2 2–2 2–0 0–2 2–1 0–1 2–2 2–7 3–2 1–1 3–0 1–1 3–1 1–0 2–0 2–0
Stafford Rangers 0–2 0–1 2–1 0–4 3–5 1–5 0–2 3–1 0–2 2–2 1–1 1–3 0–5 1–2 2–1 1–0 1–3 1–0 1–1 0–2
Stalybridge Celtic 0–1 1–2 0–0 3–1 1–1 4–0 2–1 2–0 4–3 0–0 0–1 1–1 1–2 0–2 2–0 1–1 3–2 1–3 0–0 2–1
Vauxhall Motors 0–1 0–2 2–6 0–0 3–2 0–1 1–2 1–0 2–1 2–2 1–1 2–0 3–2 1–1 2–1 3–3 2–1 0–3 2–3 1–2
Worcester City 0–3 1–2 1–0 2–0 0–2 0–1 1–1 1–2 2–0 1–2 2–3 3–2 4–2 2–2 1–1 0–1 2–2 1–0 4–1 1–2
Workington 0–1 0–0 1–1 3–5 1–2 2–0 0–3 4–2 2–1 0–1 2–1 3–1 1–1 0–1 5–1 2–1 2–0 0–5 2–1 2–0
Updated to match(es) played on 30 April 2011. Source: Football Conference
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Conference SouthEdit

Conference South
Season2010–11
ChampionsBraintree Town
PromotedBraintree Town
Ebbsfleet United
RelegatedLewes
St Albans City
Matches played462
Goals scored1,296 (2.81 per match)
Top goalscorerAdam Birchall (34)[10]
Biggest home winWeston-super-Mare 7–0 Bromley
(11 December 2010)
Biggest away winThurrock 2–7 Dover Athletic
(3 January 2011)
Staines Town 0–5 Eastleigh
(2 April 2011)
Highest scoringDover Athletic 6–3 Farnborough
(18 September 2010)
Boreham Wood 6–3 Weston-super-Mare
(7 December 2010)
Thurrock 2–7 Dover Athletic
(3 January 2011)
Highest attendance2,781
Dartford 1–1 Ebbsfleet United
(28 August 2010)
Lowest attendance105
Boreham Wood 6–3 Weston-super-Mare
(7 December 2010)

A total of 22 teams contested the division, including 18 previously competing sides, one relegated from the Conference Premier and three promoted from the lower leagues.

Promotion and relegationEdit

Teams promoted from 2009–10 Isthmian League

Teams promoted from 2009–10 Southern Football League

Teams relegated from 2009–10 Conference Premier

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Braintree Town (C, P) 42 27 8 7 78 33 +45 89 Promotion to 2011–12 Conference Premier
2 Farnborough 42 25 7 10 83 47 +36 82 Qualification for Conference South Playoffs
3 Ebbsfleet United (P) 42 22 12 8 75 51 +24 78
4 Chelmsford City 42 23 8 11 82 50 +32 77
5 Woking 42 22 10 10 63 42 +21 76
6 Welling United 42 24 8 10 81 47 +34 75[a]
7 Dover Athletic 42 22 8 12 80 51 +29 74
8 Eastleigh 42 22 6 14 74 53 +21 72
9 Havant & Waterlooville 42 16 10 16 56 51 +5 58
10 Dartford 42 15 12 15 60 59 +1 57
11 Bromley 42 15 12 15 49 61 −12 57
12 Weston-super-Mare 42 15 8 19 56 67 −11 53
13 Basingstoke Town 42 13 10 19 50 63 −13 49
14 Boreham Wood 42 12 11 19 56 67 −11 47
15 Staines Town 42 11 14 17 48 63 −15 47
16 Bishop's Stortford 42 13 6 23 48 79 −31 45 Transferred to Conference North
17 Dorchester Town 42 10 14 18 49 59 −10 44
18 Hampton & Richmond 42 9 15 18 43 61 −18 42
19 Maidenhead United 42 10 10 22 43 70 −27 40
20 Thurrock 42 8 13 21 50 77 −27 37[b] Club reprieved from relegation
21 Lewes (R) 42 9 9 24 34 70 −36 36 Relegation to 2011–12 Isthmian League
22 St Albans City (R) 42 7 13 22 39 75 −36 24[c] Relegation to 2011–12 Southern Football League
Updated to match(es) played on 30 April 2011. Source: Football Conference
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Welling United deducted 5 points for financial irregularities.[11]
  2. ^ Thurrock reprieved after Rushden & Diamonds were expelled from the Football Conference on 11 June 2011.[4]
  3. ^ St Albans deducted 10 points for financial irregularities.[12]

Play-offsEdit

  Semifinals Final
                     
2 Farnborough 1 1 2  
5 Woking 0 1 1  
    2 Farnborough 2
  3 Ebbsfleet United 4
3 Ebbsfleet United 4 2 6
4 Chelmsford City 1 1 2  

SemifinalsEdit

Woking0–1Farnborough
Holloway   70'
Attendance: 2,726
Farnborough1 – 1
(a.e.t.)
Woking
McDonald   111' Hammond   44'
Rushmoor Stadium, Farnborough
Attendance: 2,137

Farnborough won 2 – 1 on aggregate.

Chelmsford City1–4Ebbsfleet United
Modeste   45' West   21'25'
Shakes   78'88'
Melbourne Stadium, Chelmsford
Attendance: 1,701
Referee: Colin Lymer
Ebbsfleet United2–1Chelmsford City
West   27'34' Gray   63'
Stonebridge Road, Northfleet
Attendance: 1,538

Ebbsfleet United won 6 – 2 on aggregate.

FinalEdit

Farnborough2–4Ebbsfleet United
McMahon   87'
Booth   89'
report West   28'73'
Shakes   52'
Willock   90+5'
Rushmoor Stadium, Farnborough
Attendance: 4,267
Referee: Lee Swabey

Stadia and locationsEdit

Team Stadium Capacity
Dover Athletic Crabble Stadium 6,500
Woking Kingfield Stadium 6,036
Basingstoke Town The Camrose 6,000
Havant & Waterlooville West Leigh Park 5,250
Ebbsfleet United Stonebridge Road 5,011
Dorchester Town Avenue Stadium 5,009
Bromley Hayes Lane 5,000
Boreham Wood Meadow Park 4,502
St Albans City Clarence Park 4,500
Welling United Park View Road 4,500
Braintree Town Cressing Road 4,145
Dartford Princes Park 4,100
Bishop's Stortford Woodside Park 4,000
Farnborough Cherrywood Road 4,000
Thurrock Ship Lane 3,500
Weston-super-Mare Woodspring Stadium 3,500
Chelmsford City Melbourne Stadium 3,000
Eastleigh Silverlake Stadium 3,000
Hampton & Richmond Beveree Stadium 3,000
Lewes The Dripping Pan 3,000
Maidenhead United York Road 3,000
Staines Town Wheatsheaf Park 3,000

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away BAS BST BOR BRA BRO CHE DAR DOR DOV EAS EBB FAR H&R H&W LEW MDH SAC STA THU WEL WSM WOK
Basingstoke Town 0–1 1–0 0–2 4–1 2–3 2–2 1–0 3–2 1–2 1–2 1–0 4–0 0–2 1–1 3–4 0–2 4–1 2–2 1–3 2–2 1–0
Bishop's Stortford 0–2 2–0 1–2 0–1 2–2 0–1 2–1 1–4 0–1 0–3 1–4 0–2 1–5 1–0 0–0 4–0 2–1 1–0 0–4 1–1 0–4
Boreham Wood 1–0 1–2 0–2 2–4 2–0 3–1 0–0 2–3 2–1 0–1 2–4 2–2 1–0 3–0 4–2 0–3 2–2 2–2 0–1 6–3 0–0
Braintree Town 5–2 3–1 3–2 0–2 3–0 1–1 1–1 1–2 1–0 4–1 3–0 3–1 2–0 1–0 3–1 1–1 0–0 1–0 3–1 4–0 2–0
Bromley 0–1 4–3 1–1 0–3 0–3 4–1 2–1 0–2 0–2 1–1 0–0 1–2 1–0 1–1 0–2 1–1 0–1 1–0 2–1 3–2 2–2
Chelmsford City 4–0 4–1 3–1 0–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–2 3–0 2–3 0–1 3–1 1–2 4–0 2–0 1–1 3–1 6–1 0–2 1–0 3–0
Dartford 1–0 3–0 1–4 1–0 2–2 1–2 0–4 4–0 0–0 1–1 4–1 0–4 2–2 3–0 3–0 2–2 1–1 0–1 1–1 4–1 3–2
Dorchester Town 0–1 0–0 3–1 1–0 0–0 1–1 0–2 0–0 0–4 1–2 2–1 2–2 0–0 0–0 1–2 1–3 3–3 3–1 3–3 1–0 1–2
Dover Athletic 3–0 2–0 1–0 1–2 1–1 2–3 0–2 2–1 0–1 1–3 6–3 1–0 0–1 4–0 2–2 4–1 1–1 1–0 2–2 0–1 2–2
Eastleigh 0–1 1–2 3–0 0–2 1–0 2–1 3–0 3–0 0–2 0–3 0–3 3–0 4–2 2–1 3–0 4–2 1–4 3–1 1–4 1–1 4–1
Ebbsfleet United 3–1 0–0 2–2 0–0 1–2 1–3 2–1 3–2 0–2 2–2 0–3 1–0 2–1 1–0 1–2 4–0 1–1 2–2 4–0 3–1 1–1
Farnborough 1–1 3–2 0–1 2–1 2–2 3–1 2–1 0–0 4–1 1–2 1–2 2–0 2–0 1–0 2–2 1–0 0–0 3–2 2–2 2–0 1–2
Hampton & Richmond 2–2 0–3 0–0 0–1 1–2 3–0 1–0 2–2 3–2 2–2 2–4 0–4 0–1 1–2 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–1 1–2
Havant & Waterlooville 2–0 4–1 2–1 1–2 2–0 1–2 1–0 3–1 0–0 2–2 2–3 0–3 1–2 1–2 2–1 0–1 1–1 4–1 1–3 0–0 1–1
Lewes 0–0 1–2 2–2 2–1 0–0 0–1 1–1 0–2 0–3 1–4 0–3 1–5 1–2 2–1 1–0 3–1 0–1 2–1 1–3 1–1 0–4
Maidenhead United 1–1 2–2 1–1 0–3 0–2 1–2 2–3 1–1 0–1 1–0 1–1 0–3 0–0 0–1 0–2 2–1 2–3 1–3 0–3 1–0 0–1
St Albans City 0–0 1–4 0–1 0–0 1–1 0–2 1–2 1–4 1–5 0–1 1–2 0–2 1–1 1–1 0–0 1–0 2–0 0–2 1–0 3–4 0–1
Staines Town 1–1 3–0 0–0 4–4 0–2 2–1 2–0 1–2 1–0 0–5 0–2 1–2 1–2 0–1 1–0 1–2 2–2 1–1 1–2 2–1 1–0
Thurrock 0–3 1–3 1–3 0–3 1–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–7 2–1 0–0 2–4 2–2 1–1 3–1 1–2 2–2 2–1 2–1 3–0 0–1
Welling United 4–0 3–1 3–1 1–3 3–1 3–2 2–1 1–2 0–1 4–2 1–1 1–0 0–0 0–2 2–1 2–1 6–0 4–0 1–1 1–0 2–0
Weston-super-Mare 1–0 3–1 2–0 2–1 7–0 2–2 0–1 1–0 1–4 0–2 3–2 0–2 0–0 1–1 0–3 3–1 2–1 2–1 2–1 2–0 0–1
Woking 2–0 2–0 3–0 0–1 1–0 2–2 2–2 2–1 0–1 1–1 3–0 1–1 2–1 3–1 2–1 0–2 2–0 2–0 1–0 0–0 4–3
Updated to match(es) played on 30 April 2011. Source: Football Conference
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

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