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Story posted: Sunday, 22nd June 2003

FA vote for new non-league structure
The go-ahead was given yesterday (Saturday) for the biggest shake-up of non-league football.
FA Council members agreed a re-structure that will establish two new regionalised leagues from 2004/2005 - Conference North and Conference South feeding in to the existing Conference League.

The Conference 2 leagues will be run by the newly formed Football Alliance - a coalition formed by the Dr Martens, Unibond and Rymans leagues plus the Conference.

FA and Conference chiefs meet tomorrow (Monday) to finalise the timetable which will give clubs a full season to prepare.

The final structure will see:
  • 22 clubs per league.
  • Play offs at each step down to level 4.
  • Better linkages throughout the league structure.
  • A semi-national step between the Football Conference and Level 2.
  • Removes league within a league.
  • More consistent rules, regulations, ground grading and promotion/relegation.
  • The FA's aims & objectives.
What the shake-up looks like:

League shake up diagram

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League Position
  Team P GD Pts
12 Loughborough Dynamo 28 -11 31
13 Spalding United 25 -7 30
14 Lincoln United 24 -11 30
15 Newcastle Town 25 -12 26
16 Market Drayton Town 26 -22 26
17 Carlton Town 21 0 25
18 Kidsgrove Athletic 23 -11 25
19 Gresley 24 -16 24
20 Sheffield FC 24 -11 23
21 Peterborough Sports 26 -13 23
22 Romulus 27 -34 22

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