DIVISION 3 (North)  1922/23
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      P W D L F A Pts
  Leading League goalscorers:
George Beel 
(Chesterfield)
 & Jim Carmichael
(Grimsby Town)
23 goals

Tuesday May 15th 1923 proved to be a day to remember for newly-crowned Division 3 (North) champions Nelson. A friendly played in Madrid in a post-season tour had the result 
Real Madrid 2  Nelson 4

  Season Results 1 Nelson 38 24 3 11 61 41 51 Promoted
    2 Bradford Park Avenue 38 19 9 10 67 38 47
    3 Walsall 38 19 8 11 51 44 46
    4 Chesterfield 38 19 7 12 68 52 45
    Season Results 5 Wigan Borough 38 18 8 12 64 39 44
    6 Crewe Alexandra 38 17 9 12 48 38 43
    7 Halifax Town 38 17 7 14 53 46 41
    8 Accrington Stanley 38 17 7 14 59 65 41
    9 Darlington 38 15 10 13 59 46 40
    10 Wrexham 38 14 10 14 38 48 38
    Season Results 11 Stalybridge Celtic 38 15 6 17 42 47 36 Left League
    12 Rochdale 38 13 10 15 42 53 36
    13 Lincoln City 38 13 10 15 39 55 36
    14 Grimsby Town 38 14 5 19 55 52 33
    15 Hartlepools United 38 10 12 16 48 54 32
      16 Tranmere Rovers 38 12 8 18 49 59 32
      17 Southport 38 12 7 19 32 46 31
      18 Barrow 38 13 4 21 50 60 30
      Season Results 19 Ashington 38 11 8 19 51 77 30 Re-election position
      20 Durham City 38 9 10 19 43 59 28 Re-election position
     
     

R Stalybridge resigned from the League at the end of the season. Both Second Division sides were relegated to Division 3 (North). To even up numbers with Division 3 (South) the northern section increased its membership by two clubs to 22. Four non-league clubs came up against the two clubs seeking re-election in the vote at the AGM. Voting -

     
     
45 votes Ashington Re-elected to the Football League
45 Doncaster Rovers Elected to the Football League
45 Durham City Re-elected to the Football League
45 New Brighton Elected to the Football League
0 Nuneaton Town Not elected to the Football League
0 Wallasey United Not elected to the Football League