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1980–81 Alliance Premier League

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Season  1980–81
Runners-up  Kettering Town
Goals scored  1,048
Promoted to the Football League  None
Champion  Altrincham F.C.
Matches played  380
1980–81 Alliance Premier League
Champions  Altrincham (2nd Alliance Premier League title)
Relegated to Level 6  Bangor City, Nuneaton Borough, Wealdstone
Promoted for the next season  Dagenham, Dartford, Enfield, Runcorn, Trowbridge Town
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The Alliance Premier League season of 1980–81 was the second season of the Alliance Premier League. Altrincham were the winners of their second Alliance Premier League title.


New team(s) in the league this season

  • Frickley Athletic (promoted 1979–80)
  • Final table

  • Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points
  • Points were scored until the 1981–82 season as follows: 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw.
  • Results

    Source: Rothmans Football Yearbook 1981–82. Queen Anne Press, Macdonald Futura Publishers, London & Sydney, 1982.
    ^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
    Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.


  • Dagenham (from the Isthmian League)
  • Dartford (from the Southern Premier League)
  • Enfield (from the Isthmian League)
  • Runcorn (from the Northern Premier League)
  • Trowbridge Town (from the Southern Premier League)
  • Relegated

  • Bangor City (to the Northern Premier League)
  • Nuneaton Borough (to the Southern Premier League)
  • Wealdstone (to the Southern Premier League)
  • Election to the Football League

    As winners of the Alliance Premier League Altrincham won (for the second season running) the right to apply for election to the Football League to replace one of the four bottom sides in the 1980–81 Football League Fourth Division. The vote went as follows:

    As a result of this, Altrincham did not gain membership of the Football League.


    1980–81 Alliance Premier League Wikipedia

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