2019–20 Hellenic Football League

The 2019–20 Hellenic Football League season was the 67th in the history of the Hellenic Football League, a football competition in England.

Hellenic League
Season2019–20

The allocations for Steps 1 to 6 for season 2019–20 were announced by the FA on 19 May 2019.[1] These were subject to appeal, and the Hellenic's constitution was ratified at the league's AGM in June.

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, this season's competition was formally abandoned on 26 March 2020, with all results from the season being expunged, and no promotion or relegation taking place to, from, or within the competition.[2] On 30 March 2020, sixty-six non-league clubs sent an open letter to the Football Association requesting that they reconsider their decision.[3]

Premier DivisionEdit

At the end of the 2018–19 season, three teams left the division:

The remaining 16 teams, together with the following, will form the Premier Division for 2019–20:

Chipping Sodbury Town were initially transferred from the Western League to the Hellenic League, however this was reversed on appeal on 11 June.

Premier Division tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Westfields 26 20 6 0 81 24 +57 66
2 Binfield 22 17 2 3 55 23 +32 53
3 Fairford Town 23 16 1 6 57 37 +20 49
4 Shrivenham 27 13 4 10 53 52 +1 43
5 Brackley Town Saints 27 12 2 13 49 46 +3 38
6 Longlevens 25 11 4 10 52 41 +11 37
7 Burnham 27 12 1 14 42 42 0 37
8 Easington Sports 23 11 3 9 35 35 0 36
9 Flackwell Heath 24 9 6 9 41 40 +1 33
10 Reading City 26 9 6 11 32 35 −3 33
11 Windsor 26 9 5 12 53 55 −2 32
12 Lydney Town 25 9 5 11 29 35 −6 32
13 Bishop's Cleeve 21 9 4 8 48 32 +16 31
14 Virginia Water 26 8 5 13 42 48 −6 29
15 Tuffley Rovers 21 7 7 7 47 50 −3 28
16 Royal Wootton Bassett Town 27 8 4 15 50 65 −15 28
17 Brimscombe & Thrupp 24 6 9 9 36 49 −13 27
18 Ardley United 26 5 8 13 38 68 −30 23
19 Holmer Green 26 2 4 20 24 87 −63 10
Updated to match(es) played on 10 March 2020. Source: FA Full-Time
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored; 4) Number of matches won; 5) Head-to-head results [4]


Results tableEdit

Home \ Away ARD BIN BIS BRA BRI BUR EAS FAI FLA REC HOL LON LYD RWB SHR TUF VIR WES WIN
Ardley United 2–1 1–1 3–3 3–1
Binfield 4–2 1–1 2–0 2–3 2–0
Bishop's Cleeve 4–0 2–1 4–1 6–1 4–0
Brackley Town Saints 7–0 0–2
Brimscombe & Thrupp 0–1 0–1 1–4 0–1 3–3
Burnham 0–2 1–1 0–1 0–3 4–1
Easington Sports 0–1 0–3
Fairford Town 1–2 4–1 3–2
Flackwell Heath 5–1 3–1 2–0 1–2 3–2
Reading City 1–0 1–5 2–1 3–1
Holmer Green 0–2 3–3 2–1
Longlevens 0–2 2–3 1–3 3–2
Lydney Town 1–1 1–0 1–3 2–0 0–0
Royal Wootton Bassett Town 2–2 2–3 1–3 1–6 2–4
Shrivenham 2–2 5–1 2–3 4–3
Tuffley Rovers 4–1 3–3 1–3 3–3
Virginia Water 3–1 0–4 2–2 3–3
Westfields 5–1 2–1 6–0 4–1 0–0 5–0
Windsor 2–3 5–1 3–0 4–2
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Position by roundEdit

Promotion to Step 4
Possible promotion to Step 4
Possible relegation to Step 6

Division One EastEdit

At the end of the 2018–19 season, two teams left the division:

The remaining 11 teams, together with the following, will form Division One East for 2019–20:

Division One East tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Risborough Rangers 23 20 3 0 67 12 +55 63
2 Abingdon United 24 14 7 3 67 27 +40 49
3 Holyport 23 14 6 3 71 34 +37 48
4 Wokingham & Emmbrook 22 13 3 6 47 18 +29 42
5 Chalvey Sports 28 12 4 12 53 51 +2 40
6 Milton United 25 12 3 10 63 55 +8 39
7 Long Crendon 23 12 2 9 47 35 +12 38
8 Didcot Town 27 10 5 12 45 58 −13 35
9 Kidlington 24 10 4 10 56 46 +10 34
10 Wallingford Town 25 9 7 9 38 34 +4 34
11 Penn & Tylers Green 21 9 3 9 56 35 +21 30
12 Marlow United 22 9 3 10 45 40 +5 30
13 Thame Rangers 24 6 8 10 37 48 −11 26
14 AFC Aldermaston 19 5 8 6 34 37 −3 23
15 Woodley United 25 3 4 18 31 78 −47 13
16 Langley 23 3 2 18 30 94 −64 11
17 Abingdon Town 20 2 0 18 15 100 −85 6
Updated to match(es) played on 10 March 2020. Source: FA Full-Time
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored; 4) Number of matches won; 5) Head-to-head results [4]

Results tableEdit

Home \ Away ABT ABU ALD CHA DID Reserves HOL KID Development LAN LON MAR MIL PTG RIS THA WAL WOK WOO
Abingdon Town 1–5 1–8 1–9
Abingdon United 2–2 2–1
AFC Aldermaston 2–1 3–1 1–1
Chalvey Sports 3–3 1–0
Didcot Town Reserves 4–2 2–0 3–0
Holyport 2–1
Kidlington Development 2–2 3–1 3–4
Langley
Long Crendon 0–1 2–1
Marlow United 3–1 1–1
Milton United 1–3 2–4 0–6 1–0
Penn & Tylers Green
Risborough Rangers 2–1 3–1 4–1 2–0
Thame Rangers 2–2 1–0 1–2 0–2 2–3
Wallingford Town 1–1 1–1 2–1 1–2
Wokingham & Emmbrook 2–0 1–2 5–1
Woodley United 1–2 4–3
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Division One WestEdit

At the end of the 2018–19 season, three teams left the division:

The remaining eight teams, together with the following, will form Division One West for 2019–20:

Division One West tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Malvern Town 22 17 2 3 107 32 +75 53
2 Hereford Pegasus 24 16 4 4 79 39 +40 52
3 Hereford Lads Club 21 13 6 2 76 28 +48 45
4 Shortwood United 23 11 6 6 59 31 +28 39
5 Cheltenham Saracens 18 13 0 5 53 32 +21 39
6 Malmesbury Victoria 21 12 2 7 57 31 +26 38
7 Thornbury Town 16 12 0 4 55 29 +26 36
8 Wellington 21 11 3 7 53 33 +20 36
9 Clanfield 18 10 4 4 42 32 +10 34
10 Moreton Rangers 22 9 3 10 42 46 −4 30
11 Stonehouse Town 18 7 1 10 33 36 −3 22
12 Cirencester Town 24 5 4 15 35 68 −33 19
13 Tytherington Rocks 24 4 3 17 28 76 −48 15
14 Bourton Rovers 23 3 2 18 27 74 −47 11
15 Newent Town 19 2 3 14 25 62 −37 9
16 New College Swindon 20 0 1 19 9 131 −122 1
Updated to match(es) played on 10 March 2020. Source: FA Full-Time
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored; 4) Number of matches won; 5) Head-to-head results [4]

Results tableEdit

Home \ Away BOU CHE CIR Development CLA HLC PEG MSB MLT MOR NCS NEW SHO STO THO TYT WEL
Bourton Rovers 2–1 0–6
Cheltenham Saracens 2–0 4–1
Cirencester Town Development 1–1 3–3 0–5 2–3
Clanfield 4–0 3–1 2–1
Hereford Lads Club
Hereford Pegasus 6–1 6–2 2–0 3–1
Malmesbury Victoria 3–1 13–0 3–1 2–1
Malvern Town
Moreton Rangers 2–0 8–1 1–3
New College Swindon 1–1 0–9
Newent Town 1–3 1–7 1–3 1–1 0–5
Shortwood United 3–1 14–1 2–1
Stonehouse Town 1–7 0–1 2–1
Thornbury Town 3–2 3–5 8–1
Tytherington Rocks 4–2 1–4 1–1
Wellington 1–0 1–1 2–1 1–1 1–3
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "REVEALED: The provisional Step 1 to 6 Club Allocations for 2019-20" (999). The Non League Football Paper. 19 May 2019. Retrieved 20 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Coronavirus: All football below National League to end". BBC Sport. Retrieved 26 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Sixty-six non-league clubs send open letter to FA over expunging season". BBC Sport. Retrieved 30 March 2020.
  4. ^ a b c "The FA Handbook 2019/20 (part 30 Standardised Rules section 12.2)". The FA. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
  5. ^ "EXCLUSIVE: FA outline second phase of Non-League restructuring". The Non League Paper. 17 April 2019. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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