2015–16 Spartan South Midlands Football League

The 2015–16 Spartan South Midlands Football League season was the 19th in the history of Spartan South Midlands Football League a football competition in England.

Premier DivisionEdit

Spartan South Midlands
Football League
Premier Division
Season2015–16
ChampionsAFC Dunstable
PromotedAFC Dunstable
RelegatedHarefield United
Bedford
Matches played462
Goals scored1,638 (3.55 per match)

The Premier Division featured 19 clubs which competed in the division last season, along with three clubs promoted from Division One:

Five clubs have applied for promotion to Step 4: AFC Dunstable, Berkhamsted, Hertford Town, Hoddesdon Town and London Colney.[1]

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 AFC Dunstable 42 32 6 4 118 33 +85 102 Promoted to the Southern Football League
2 London Colney 42 27 8 7 93 37 +56 89
3 Hoddesdon Town 42 27 8 7 82 36 +46 89
4 Welwyn Garden City 42 22 8 12 88 49 +39 74
5 Berkhamsted 42 22 8 12 93 63 +30 74
6 Hadley 42 22 5 15 82 55 +27 71
7 Holmer Green 42 22 4 16 86 82 +4 70
8 Hertford Town 42 20 8 14 112 82 +30 68
9 Cockfosters 42 18 13 11 82 62 +20 67
10 Biggleswade United 42 20 7 15 64 54 +10 67
11 Wembley 42 19 6 17 77 61 +16 63
12 Tring Athletic 42 17 12 13 66 56 +10 63
13 London Tigers 42 17 9 16 64 75 −11 60
14 Sun Sports 42 16 7 19 76 83 −7 55
15 Stotfold 42 14 9 19 68 83 −15 51
16 Broxbourne Borough 42 11 8 23 58 96 −38 41
17 Oxhey Jets 42 11 3 28 59 128 −69 36
18 Leverstock Green 42 9 8 25 76 107 −31 35
19 St Margaretsbury 42 8 9 25 56 96 −40 33
20 Colney Heath 42 9 6 27 38 87 −49 33
21 Harefield United 42 9 4 29 42 106 −64 31 Relegated to Division One
22 Bedford 42 9 6 27 58 107 −49 30[a]
Source: fchd
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
Notes:
  1. ^ Bedford were deducted 3 points.

Division OneEdit

Spartan South Midlands
Football League
Division One
Season2015–16
ChampionsEdgware Town
PromotedEdgware Town
Crawley Green
Matches played380
Goals scored1,381 (3.63 per match)

Division One featured 20 clubs in the division for this season, of which there are five new clubs.

In addition, Bush Hill Rangers changed their name to Woodford Town.

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Edgware Town 38 30 6 2 130 45 +85 96 Promoted to the Premier Division
2 Crawley Green 38 27 5 6 83 41 +42 86
3 Baldock Town 38 26 4 8 93 41 +52 82
4 Harpenden Town 38 22 5 11 87 50 +37 71
5 Chesham United Reserves 38 21 5 12 77 55 +22 65[a]
6 Wodson Park 38 19 5 14 79 59 +20 62
7 Risborough Rangers 38 18 8 12 68 60 +8 62
8 Buckingham Athletic 38 16 10 12 57 44 +13 58
9 New Bradwell St Peter 38 17 7 14 62 66 −4 58 Demoted to Division Two
10 Codicote 38 17 3 18 61 73 −12 54
11 Broadfields United 38 14 7 17 74 81 −7 49
12 Southall 38 13 8 17 68 77 −9 47
13 Woodford Town 38 13 5 20 71 67 +4 44 Resigned from the league
14 Ampthill Town 38 14 2 22 60 77 −17 44
15 Brimsdown 38 12 7 19 62 93 −31 42[b]
16 Hillingdon Borough 38 11 6 21 56 83 −27 39
17 Hatfield Town 38 10 7 21 49 70 −21 37
18 Langford 38 9 9 20 62 97 −35 36
19 Winslow United 38 9 7 22 51 82 −31 34
20 Arlesey Town Reserves 38 2 4 32 31 120 −89 10
Source: fchd
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
Notes:
  1. ^ Chesham United Reserves were deducted 3 points for fielding an ineligible player in their game against Southall on 15 August.
  2. ^ Brimsdown were deducted 1 point for fielding an ineligible player in their game against Hillingdon Borough on 12 December.

Division TwoEdit

Spartan South Midlands
Football League
Division Two
Season2015–16
ChampionsKent Athletic
PromotedAFC Hillgate
Matches played240
Goals scored1,072 (4.47 per match)

Division Two featured twelve clubs which competed in the division last season, along with six new clubs:

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1 Kent Athletic 30 27 1 2 138 37 +101 82 Resigned from the league
2 Hale Leys United 30 24 4 2 124 34 +90 76
3 Old Bradwell United 30 24 1 5 79 36 +43 73
4 Pitstone & Ivinghoe United 30 18 4 8 98 66 +32 58
5 AFC Hillgate 30 17 2 11 68 47 +21 53 Promoted to Division One
6 Loughton Manor 30 14 5 11 62 56 +6 47
7 Aston Clinton 30 13 5 12 65 61 +4 44
8 Totternhoe 30 12 6 12 65 64 +1 42
9 Tring Corinthians 30 10 5 15 52 50 +2 35
10 Stony Stratford Town 30 11 4 15 60 64 −4 34[a] Resigned from the league
11 Mursley United 30 10 3 17 47 83 −36 33
12 Amersham Town 30 9 4 17 57 81 −24 31
13 Wolverton Town 30 8 6 16 49 79 −30 30
14 Grendon Rangers 30 4 5 21 33 102 −69 17
15 Clean Slate 30 4 3 23 45 121 −76 15
16 The 61 30 2 8 20 30 91 −61 14
17 Aylesbury reserves 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Clubs folded, records expunged
18 St Albans City reserves 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Source: fchd
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
Notes:
  1. ^ Stony Stratford Town were deducted 3 points.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Promotion applications for clubs aiming for Step 4". The FA. 10 December 2015. Retrieved 12 December 2015.