1998–99 Spartan South Midlands Football League

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The 1998–99 Spartan South Midlands Football League season was the 2nd in the history of Spartan South Midlands Football League.

Premier Division[edit]

Spartan South Midlands
Football League
Premier Division
Season1998–99
ChampionsBarkingside
RelegatedBrimsdown Rovers
Matches played506
Goals scored1,632 (3.23 per match)

At the end of the previous season regional Premier Division North and Premier Division South merged with the first ten clubs from both divisions to form new Premier Division. The Premier Division featured 23 clubs.

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Relegation
1 Barkingside 44 30 6 8 97 44 +53 96 Resigned from the league
2 Potters Bar Town 44 29 7 8 109 30 +79 94
3 London Colney 44 29 5 10 98 28 +70 92
4 Beaconsfield SYCOB 44 25 9 10 85 40 +45 84
5 Brook House 44 24 11 9 74 42 +32 83
6 Hoddesdon Town 44 24 7 13 80 60 +20 79
7 Toddington Rovers 44 22 12 10 72 48 +24 78 Resigned from the league
8 Ruislip Manor 44 22 10 12 89 60 +29 76
9 Royston Town 44 19 11 14 73 62 +11 68
10 Hillingdon Borough 44 20 9 15 72 61 +11 65[a]
11 Waltham Abbey 44 16 13 15 79 64 +15 61
12 Brache Sparta 44 17 6 21 80 74 +6 57
13 Arlesey Town 44 16 8 20 61 70 −9 56
14 New Bradwell St Peter 44 15 11 18 56 70 −14 56
15 Buckingham Athletic 44 15 9 20 65 101 −36 54 Demoted to Division One
16 Milton Keynes City 44 13 10 21 68 88 −20 49
17 Islington St Mary's 44 11 14 19 55 85 −30 47 Resigned from the league
18 Somersett Ambury V&E 44 13 6 25 50 103 −53 45
19 St Margaretsbury 44 12 10 22 75 98 −23 43[b]
20 Haringey Borough 44 9 11 24 49 87 −38 38
21 Welwyn Garden City 44 10 6 28 63 95 −32 36
22 Harpenden Town 44 9 9 26 47 86 −39 36
23 Brimsdown Rovers 44 3 6 35 35 136 −101 15 Relegated to the Senior Division
Source: fchd
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
Notes:
  1. ^ Hillingdon Borough deducted 4 points.
  2. ^ St Margaretsbury deducted 3 points.

Senior Division[edit]

Spartan South Midlands
Football League
Senior Division
Season1998–99
ChampionsHolmer Green
PromotedHolmer Green
Hanwell Town
Biggleswade Town
RelegatedWinslow United
Matches played462
Goals scored1,608 (3.48 per match)

At the end of the previous season regional Premier Division North and Premier Division South merged with the first ten clubs from both divisions to form new Premier Division, while all other Premier divisions clubs relegated to the Senior Division. The Senior Division featured eleven clubs which competed in the division last season, along with eleven new clubs.

At the end of the season Milton Keynes were renamed Bletchley Town.

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Holmer Green 42 30 6 6 121 42 +79 96 Promoted to the Premier Division
2 Hanwell Town 42 30 6 6 105 44 +61 96
3 Tring Athletic 42 28 8 6 109 35 +74 92
4 Milton Keynes 42 28 6 8 104 47 +57 90
5 Biggleswade Town 42 25 6 11 99 62 +37 81 Promoted to the Premier Division
6 Bedford United 42 23 8 11 65 52 +13 77
7 Letchworth 42 18 13 11 83 54 +29 67
8 Biggleswade United 42 19 7 16 86 66 +20 64
9 Leverstock Green 42 17 13 12 73 63 +10 64
10 Cockfosters 42 17 11 14 76 62 +14 62
11 Greenacres 42 19 4 19 71 61 +10 61
12 Langford 42 18 7 17 71 80 −9 61
13 Shillington 42 16 9 17 72 73 −1 57
14 Amersham Town 42 14 10 18 71 82 −11 52
15 Caddington 42 14 10 18 75 93 −18 52
16 Totternhoe 42 12 10 20 56 71 −15 46
17 Luton Old Boys 42 10 9 23 39 78 −39 39
18 Stony Stratford Town 42 8 11 23 58 98 −40 35
19 Risborough Rangers 42 8 6 28 41 97 −56 30
20 Harefield United 42 8 5 29 48 112 −64 29
21 Winslow United 42 7 5 30 42 104 −62 26 Relegated to Division One
22 Houghton Town 42 6 4 32 43 132 −89 22 Resigned from the league
Source: fchd
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Division One[edit]

Spartan South Midlands
Football League
Division One
Season1998–99
ChampionsBridger Packaging
PromotedBridger Packaging
Ampthill Town
Matches played272
Goals scored1,079 (3.97 per match)

Division One featured eleven clubs which competed in previous season Division One North, along with six new clubs.

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1 Bridger Packaging 32 27 3 2 92 21 +71 84 Promoted to the Senior Division
2 Ampthill Town 32 26 3 3 106 33 +73 81
3 De Havilland 32 26 2 4 102 23 +79 80
4 Mursley United 32 21 5 6 72 26 +46 68
5 Dunstable Town 32 19 6 7 72 42 +30 63
6 Scot 32 16 3 13 60 58 +2 51
7 Pitstone & Ivinghoe 32 14 4 14 80 65 +15 46
8 Walden Rangers 32 14 4 14 61 47 +14 46 Resigned from the league
9 Old Dunstablians 32 14 4 14 65 59 +6 46
10 Kent Athletic 32 12 8 12 58 44 +14 44
11 The 61 FC Luton 32 10 7 15 57 87 −30 37
12 Flamstead 32 10 4 18 63 84 −21 33[a]
13 Leighton Athletic 32 7 6 19 39 76 −37 27
14 Old Bradwell United 32 9 3 20 49 96 −47 27[b]
15 Abbey National 32 4 8 20 41 75 −34 20
16 Newport Athletic 32 4 2 26 37 123 −86 14
17 Markyate 32 2 2 28 25 120 −95 8
Source: fchd
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
Notes:
  1. ^ Flamstead deducted 1 point.
  2. ^ Old Bradwell United deducted 3 points.

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