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Monday, May 14, 2018

Hereford One Of Eight Reformed Clubs In NLN


Hereford FC are one of eight reformed clubs who will compete in the National League North this coming season according to an article posted on the Altrincham OS.

Group 1: EIGHT current National League North clubs who have had to re-form after financial collapse

The (-3 for example) denotes that the club is currently playing at a lower level than it has achieved in the past before reforming.
  1. AFC Telford United (-1) Formed in 2004, formerly Telford United, who went into administration that year.
  2. Bradford Park Avenue (-5) The original BPA played in the Football League from 1908-70 when they failed to gain re-election; they were liquidated in 1974 and the new BPA was formed in 1987.
  3. Chester FC (-3) Formed in 2010 after Chester City were wound-up.
  4. Darlington (-3) Original club went into administration in 2012. Reformed initially as Darlington 1883.
  5. Hereford (-4) Original club, Hereford United, folded in December 2014
  6. Leamington (-1) Formerly AP Leamington, the original club folded in 1988. The new club was set up in 2000.
  7. Nuneaton Town (-1) - Forerunners, Nuneaton Borough, were liquidated in 2008 and reformed as Nuneaton Town. The list of member clubs of the NLN, issued by the National League in May 2018, calls them Nuneaton Borough again.
  8. Spennymoor Town (0) In 2005, Spennymoor United folded and failed to complete the season. Neighbours Evenwood Town then joined up with the skeleton of Spennymoor United to form Spennymoor Town later in 2005.
Group 2: Two other clubs, Boston United and Southport, have been 'forcibly' demoted but not gone bust.
  1. Boston United (-2) Entered into a CVA and were demoted to Conference North, saving Altrincham from relegation!
  2. Southport (-3) Southport were not re-elected to the Football League in 1978.
Group 3: SIX current National League North clubs playing at a lower level than their historical highest...
  1. Alfreton Town (-1)
  2. Altrincham (-1)
  3. Guiseley (-1)
  4. Kidderminster Harriers (-2)
  5. Stockport County (-4)
  6. York City (-4)
Group 4: SIX current National League North clubs now playing at the highest level they have ever occupied...
  1. Ashton United
  2. Blyth Spartans
  3. Brackley Town
  4. Chorley
  5. Curzon Ashton
  6. FCUM