The National League, currently named the Vanarama National League for sponsorship reasons, is the highest level of the National League System and fifth-highest of the overall English football league system. You can find the best National league odds in our bitcoin casino.
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The history of the National League
The league was formed as the Alliance Premier League in 1979, but first starts for the 1979–80 season. The league include clubs from the Northern Premier League and the Southern League. It is improvment the quality at this lower level, as well as improving the financial status of the top clubs. Since 2002–03, the National league has been granted a second promotion place, with a play-off deciding who joins the champions in League Two. In 2004–05, the Conference increased its size by adding two lower divisions, the Conference North and Conference South respectively, and also the original division being renamed Conference National. Read more about this league on their official website.
Format of the National League
The National League consists 24 teams that all are playing each other home and away. Season runs from August to May and after 46 game rounds the winner is the team with most points. Winner get promotion to EFL League Two. After regular season there is Promotion Play off for the clubs finishing second to seventh in the standings.
For each match teams will receive 3 points for victory, 1 point for a draw and 0 (zero) points for losing. At the end of the season, the winner taking the title will be the team with most total points scored.
What if two or more teams have the same points at the end of the season?
If any clubs finish with the same number of points, their position in the league table is determined by goal difference, then the number of goals scored. If the teams still cannot be separated, they will be awarded the same position in the table.
Promotion and relegation
At the end of each season two clubs are promoted from National League to EFL League Two, while four teams are relegated. The two promotion teams are: league champions and the winner of the Playoff Promotion Final from home and away semi finals between those clubs finishing from 2 to 7 place in the table.
The four teams that have the position from 21 to 24 in the table after the season will be relegated. Their relegation is in either National League North or National League South, which are the sixth overall tier in England.
National League records
Most wins in a season
Three teams, Aldershot Town (2007–08), Crawley Town, (2010–11), and also, Fleetwood Town (2011–12) hold this record with 31 wins.
Most consecutive wins in a season
Burton Albion in 2008–09 and Mansfield Town 2012–13 holds the record for most consecutive wins in the league, with 12 consecutive wins.
Most league goals scored in a season
Barnet and Hereford United holds this record, and it`s 103 goals.
Barnet in season 1990–91 while Hereford United in season 2003–04.
Most points in a National League season
FC Crawley Town , they hold the record with a 105 points during the 2010–11 season.
Record attendance (play-offs)
47,029 Bristol Rovers vs Grimsby Town at Wembley Stadium during Play-off final, 17 May 2015
Record attendance (league game)
Also, at Bristol Rovers match. During match vs Alfreton at The Memorial Stadium (Bristol) 25th Apr 2015 there were 11.085 attendance.
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