Blue Square South

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[edit] General Information

A huge re-construction of English non-league football saw the creation of the Conference North and South in 2004. Now called The Blue Square North/South, due to sponsorship, these two leagues are on par as the 6th tier of English Football. Winning Promotion from the Blue Square South means entry to the Blue Square Premier, promotion from that league sees entry into Coca Cola League Two . Teams in the Blue Square South are semi - professional and are generally with poor financial status'

[edit] League Structure

Altogether there are 22 clubs in the Blue Square South, resulting in 42 fixtures for each team. The winner of the league is automatically promoted to the Blue Square Premier, with places 2nd - 5th playing in the play-offs for promotion. The three bottom teams are relegated into the either the Isthmian League Premier Division or the Northern/Southern League Premier Division, depending on the clubs location.

[edit] History

Conference South was introduced in 2004 as part of a major restructuring of English non-League football. The champions are automatically promoted to Conference National. A second promotion place goes to the winners of play-offs involving the teams finishing in second to fifth place. The three bottom clubs are relegated.

[edit] Past Winners

Season 07/08 Winner: Lewes Play-off Winner: Eastbourne Borough

Season 06/07 Winner: Histon Play-off Winner: Salisbury City

Season 05/06 Winner: Weymouth Play-off Winner: St Albans City

Season 04/05 Winner: Grays Athletic Play-off Winner: Eastbourne Borough

[edit] Teams (08/09)

AFC Wimbledon

Basingstoke Town

Bath City

Bishop's Stortford

Bognor Regis Town

Braintree Town

Bromley

Chelmsford City

Dorchester Town

Eastleigh

Fisher Athletic

Hampton & Richmond Borough

Havant & Waterlooville

Hayes & Yeading United

Maidenhead United

Newport County

St Albans City

Team Bath

Thurrock

Welling United

Weston-super-Mare

Worcester City

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