1980–81 Cheshire County Football League

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Cheshire County League
Season1980–81

The 1980–81 Cheshire County Football League was the 57th 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
Season1980–81
ChampionsNantwich Town
RelegatedKirkby Town
New Mills

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 Nantwich Town (C) 38 26 6 6 87 34 +53 58
2 Hyde United 38 23 9 6 75 27 +48 55
3 Winsford United 38 20 10 8 75 38 +37 50
4 Formby 38 21 7 10 65 39 +26 49
5 Stalybridge Celtic 38 16 15 7 62 50 +12 47
6 Chorley 38 17 11 10 65 48 +17 45
7 Bootle 38 18 7 13 68 53 +15 43
8 Prescot Cables 38 16 9 13 60 46 +14 41
9 Horwich RMI 38 15 9 14 53 49 +4 39
10 Leek Town 38 15 9 14 50 47 +3 39
11 Ashton United 38 12 12 14 70 73 −3 36
12 Curzon Ashton 38 14 8 16 48 63 −15 36
13 St Helens Town 38 14 7 17 63 82 −19 35
14 Fleetwood Town 38 9 13 16 33 53 −20 31
15 Rossendale United 38 9 12 17 49 69 −20 30
16 Burscough 38 11 6 21 52 62 −10 28
17 Darwen 38 8 10 20 46 74 −28 26
18 Droylsden 38 9 8 21 49 82 −33 26
19 Kirkby Town (R) 38 6 11 21 30 65 −35 23 Relegation to Division Two
20 New Mills (R) 38 8 7 23 34 80 −46 23
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
Season1980–81
ChampionsAccrington Stanley
PromotedAccrington Stanley
Glossop

The division featured five new teams:

League table[]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Accrington Stanley (C, P) 38 26 3 9 73 20 +53 55 Promotion to Division One
2 Glossop (P) 38 23 9 6 76 38 +38 55
3 Leyland Motors 38 20 10 8 68 42 +26 50
4 Middlewich Athletic 38 20 10 8 56 32 +24 50
5 Atherton Laburnum Rovers 38 19 11 8 61 39 +22 49
6 Prescot BI 38 20 5 13 59 40 +19 45
7 Rhyl 38 20 5 13 69 57 +12 45
8 Maghull 38 15 12 11 55 41 +14 42
9 Ford Motors 38 16 9 13 49 52 −3 41
10 Congleton Town 38 16 8 14 67 55 +12 40
11 Radcliffe Borough 38 15 10 13 58 48 +10 40
12 Irlam Town 38 15 6 17 49 51 −2 36
13 Warrington Town 38 15 5 18 59 78 −19 35
14 Prestwich Heys 38 15 4 19 66 68 −2 34
15 Salford 38 9 13 16 50 70 −20 31
16 Eastwood Hanley 38 12 6 20 47 55 −8 30
17 Skelmersdale United 38 9 10 19 51 68 −17 28
18 Atherton Collieries 38 8 5 25 39 83 −44 21
19 Ashton Town 38 6 5 27 40 93 −53 17
20 New Brighton 38 6 4 28 31 93 −62 16 Resigned
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. "1980-81 Cheshire County Football Leagues". rsssf.com.