1981–82 Cheshire County Football League

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Cheshire County League
Season1981–82

The 1981–82 Cheshire County Football League was the 58th and last in the history of the Cheshire County League, a football competition in England, most clubs are transferred to the newly formed North West Counties Football League. Teams were divided into two divisions.

Division One[]

Cheshire County Football League
Division One
Season1981–82
ChampionsHyde United
PromotedHyde United
Chorley

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 Promotion or qualification
1 Hyde United (C, P) 38 27 8 3 91 34 +57 62 Promotion to 1982–83 Northern Premier League
2 Chorley (P) 38 23 9 6 70 34 +36 55
3 Burscough 38 21 10 7 70 39 +31 52 Joined 1982–83 NWCL Division One
4 Winsford United 38 21 9 8 68 43 +25 51
5 Rossendale United 38 18 10 10 62 44 +18 46 Joined 1982–83 NWCL Division Two
6 Glossop 38 13 19 6 52 30 +22 45 Joined 1982–83 NWCL Division One
7 Darwen 38 16 10 12 63 62 +1 40
8 Curzon Ashton 38 12 15 11 57 50 +7 39
9 Prescot Cables 38 16 8 14 51 45 +6 38
10 Stalybridge Celtic 38 14 9 15 71 66 +5 37
11 Fleetwood Town 38 12 13 13 42 55 −13 37 Joined 1982–83 NWCL Division Two
12 Formby 38 12 11 15 42 55 −13 35 Joined 1982–83 NWCL Division One
13 Accrington Stanley 38 11 11 16 40 57 −17 33
14 Nantwich Town 38 10 13 15 48 49 −1 31
15 Leek Town 38 10 11 17 39 45 −6 31
16 Horwich RMI 38 12 7 19 58 72 −14 31
17 Bootle 38 11 12 15 49 47 +2 30
18 St Helens Town 38 7 11 20 34 71 −37 25
19 Ashton United 38 8 6 24 38 77 −39 22
20 Droylsden 38 3 4 31 26 96 −70 10 Joined 1982–83 NWCL Division Two
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; (P) Promoted.
Notes:
  1. ^ Deducted 2 points
  2. Deducted 4 points

Division Two[]

Cheshire County Football League
Division Two
Season1981–82
ChampionsCongleton Town

The division featured three new teams:

League table[]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Congleton Town (C) 38 25 9 4 67 20 +47 59 Joined 1982–83 NWCL Division One
2 Rhyl 38 24 10 4 84 29 +55 58
3 Irlam Town 38 23 10 5 67 27 +40 56 Joined 1982–83 NWCL Division Two
4 Leyland Motors 38 19 14 5 79 45 +34 52 Joined 1982–83 NWCL Division One
5 Maghull 38 20 7 11 64 48 +16 47 Joined 1982–83 NWCL Division Three
6 Radcliffe Borough 38 18 7 13 64 39 +25 43 Joined 1982–83 NWCL Division Two
7 Kirkby Town 38 17 9 12 53 42 +11 43
8 Warrington Town 38 17 8 13 52 35 +17 42 Joined 1982–83 NWCL Division Three
9 Eastwood Hanley 38 16 9 13 62 51 +11 39 Joined 1982–83 NWCL Division Two
10 Middlewich Athletic 38 15 11 12 42 34 +8 39 Did not join North West Counties League
11 Atherton Laburnum Rovers 38 14 11 13 46 46 0 39 Joined 1982–83 NWCL Division Two
12 Ford Motors 38 13 10 15 48 59 −11 36
13 Prescot BI 38 14 7 17 64 70 −6 35
14 Ellesmere Port & Neston 38 13 6 19 43 55 −12 32
15 Skelmersdale United 38 13 5 20 32 49 −17 29
16 Salford 38 9 6 23 34 65 −31 24
17 Atherton Collieries 38 8 7 23 41 85 −44 23 Joined 1982–83 NWCL Division Three
18 Ashton Town 38 6 9 23 40 76 −36 21
19 New Mills 38 6 8 24 31 93 −62 20 Joined 1982–83 NWCL Division Two
20 Prestwich Heys 38 5 7 26 30 75 −45 15 Joined 1982–83 NWCL Division Three
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.
Notes:
  1. ^ Deducted 2 points

References[]

  1. "1981-82 Cheshire County Football Leagues". rsssf.com.