Warrington Town 56 27 17 5 5 46 18 28 3. Farsley Celtic 56 26 17 5 4 57 30 27 4. Nantwich Town 56 28 16 8 4 46 32 14 5.
Gainsborough 49 28 14 7 7 43 26 17 7. Basford Utd 41 28 13 2 13 61 54 7 8. Buxton FC 40 27 10 10 7 36 33 3 Matlock Town 39 29 11 6 12 50 52 -2 Stalybridge 39 29 10 9 10 40 44 -4 Whitby Town 36 28 11 3 14 39 42 -3 Bamber Bridge 34 27 8 10 9 47 41 6 Senior Cup final against Woodley Sports.
He was sent off after he tripped a streaker that had run onto the pitch, incensing the Witton fans. The —07 season saw Witton miss out on automatic promotion on the last day of the season to Burscough , by 1 goal on goal difference.
Witton hit the woodwork 3 times in the last 20 minutes, but were unable to score the goal that would have taken them into the Conference North as league champions.
This was the second time in seven years that Burscough had beaten Witton to promotion on goal difference. Witton subsequently lost the play-off final against Telford United and were thus denied promotion into the Conference North division.
Witton narrowly missed promotion again in — After having led the Northern Premier League Premier Division since November, at one stage by 14 points, they lost the lead to Fleetwood Town in mid-April, and entered the last game of the regular season a point behind Fleetwood, but with a much better goal difference.
Although Fleetwood could only manage a draw at home to Frickley Athletic in their last match, Witton lost at home 3—0 to Worksop Town and finished second.
They went on to lose the first round of the promotion playoffs at home to Buxton on penalties. After the season ended, the club were wracked with management upheavals.
Manager Jim Vince and assistant Nigel Deeley resigned after a disagreement with long-time charman Mike Worthington, and shortly afterwards Worthington himself severed ties with the club.
Vince and Deeley were re-appointed by acting chairman Mark Harris, but Vince resigned again two weeks later on the grounds of ill-health.
Nigel Deeley was appointed manager on 28 May. A substantial reduction in the playing budget led to the departure of most of the established squad members during the close season.
Manager Nigel Deeley and assistant Andy Nelson were fired on November 2, after an unprecedented sequence of nine consecutive defeats.
They were replaced by former manager Gary Finley , assisted by Lee Coathup. After a brief change in fortunes, when Witton moved out of the relegation zone, the Albion finished third bottom, and were relegated to the Northern Premier League First Division South.
Witton entered the —10 season with high hopes of promotion. Consistently in the top half of the league, they were as high as third by February However, an indifferent last third of the season saw them fall to seventh, finishing 6 points out of playoff contention.
Finley resigned from the club prior to the last game of the season. Witton Albion In-Play Data. Lancaster City vs Witton Albion.
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