1979–80 Cheshire County Football League

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Cheshire County League
Season1979–80

The 1979–80 Cheshire County Football League was the 56th in the history of the Cheshire County League, a football competition in England. Teams were divided into two divisions.

Division One[]

Cheshire County Football League
Division One
Season1979–80
ChampionsStalybridge Celtic
RelegatedRhyl
Radcliffe Borough

The division featured two new teams, both promoted from last season's Division Two:

League table[]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Relegation
1 Stalybridge Celtic (C) 38 26 7 5 94 46 +48 59
2 Winsford United 38 23 6 9 72 41 +31 52
3 Chorley 38 20 11 7 60 35 +25 51
4 Ashton United 38 15 15 8 71 65 +6 45
5 Burscough 38 16 11 11 67 54 +13 43
6 Hyde United 38 16 10 12 60 48 +12 42
7 Droylsden 38 15 10 13 63 45 +18 40
8 Horwich RMI 38 13 12 13 63 52 +11 38
9 Curzon Ashton 38 11 14 13 48 55 −7 36
10 Darwen 38 12 12 14 41 52 −11 36
11 Rossendale United 38 12 12 14 48 73 −25 36
12 St Helens Town 38 10 15 13 59 55 +4 35
13 Bootle 38 14 7 17 50 53 −3 35
14 Nantwich Town 38 14 7 17 53 62 −9 35
15 New Mills 38 11 13 14 44 57 −13 35
16 Formby 38 13 7 18 50 58 −8 33
17 Fleetwood Town 38 10 11 17 51 63 −12 31
18 Leek Town 38 10 9 19 45 66 −21 29
19 Rhyl (R) 38 10 7 21 54 66 −12 27 Relegation to Division Two
20 Radcliffe Borough (R) 38 6 10 22 45 82 −37 22
Source: [1]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
The points system until the 1990–91 season: 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw and 0 points for losing.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

Division Two[]

Cheshire County Football League
Division Two
Season1979–80
ChampionsPrescot Town
PromotedPrescot Town
Kirkby Town

The division featured two new teams, both relegated from last season's Division One:

League table[]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1 Prescot Town (C, P) 34 22 7 5 89 25 +64 51 Promotion to Division One
2 Accrington Stanley 34 20 9 5 67 33 +34 49
3 Kirkby Town (P) 34 23 3 8 70 40 +30 49 Promotion to Division One
4 Prescot BI 34 19 7 8 77 54 +23 45
5 Congleton Town 34 18 8 8 61 42 +19 44
6 Eastwood Hanley 34 15 10 9 65 44 +21 40
7 Glossop 34 14 7 13 53 45 +8 35
8 Maghull 34 12 10 12 49 49 0 34
9 Ford Motors 34 13 6 15 48 44 +4 32
10 New Brighton 34 13 6 15 59 63 −4 32
11 Atherton Collieries 34 9 14 11 44 48 −4 32
12 Irlam Town 34 12 7 15 48 49 −1 31
13 Middlewich Athletic 34 12 6 16 55 64 −9 30
14 Skelmersdale United 34 9 10 15 46 69 −23 28
15 Warrington Town 34 9 6 19 48 80 −32 24
16 Prestwich Heys 34 8 6 20 36 71 −35 22
17 Ashton Town 34 3 12 19 35 83 −48 18
18 34 5 6 23 29 76 −47 16 Merged with Salford Amateurs
Source: [2]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
The points system until the 1990–91 season: 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw and 0 points for losing.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted.

References[]

  1. "1979-80 Cheshire County Football Leagues". rsssf.com.