DIVISION 3    1985/86
      For full league and cup results  click on by club required.
 

Leading goalscorer:
Trevor Senior 
(Reading)
 27  goals

Reading started the season with a record-breaking 13 consecutive League victories.

  P W D L F A Pts
    Season Results 1 Reading 46 29 7 10 67 51 94 Promoted
    2 Plymouth Argyle 46 26 9 11 88 53 87 Promoted
    3 Derby County 46 23 15 8 80 41 84 Promoted
    4 Wigan Athletic 46 23 14 9 82 48 83
    5 Gillingham 46 22 13 11 81 54 79
    6 Walsall 46 22 9 15 90 64 75
    7 York City 46 20 11 15 77 58 71
    8 Notts County 46 19 14 13 71 60 71
    9 Bristol City 46 18 14 14 69 60 68
    10 Brentford 46 18 12 16 58 61 66
    11 Doncaster Rovers 46 16 16 14 45 52 64
    12 Blackpool 46 17 12 17 66 55 63
    13 Darlington 46 15 13 18 61 78 58
    14 Rotherham United 46 15 12 19 61 59 57
    15 Bournemouth 46 15 9 22 65 72 54
    16 Bristol Rovers 46 14 12 20 51 75 54
    17 Chesterfield 46 13 14 19 61 64 53
      18 Bolton Wanderers 46 15 8 23 54 68 53
      19 Newport County 46 11 18 17 52 65 51
      20 Bury 46 12 13 21 63 67 49
      21 Lincoln City 46 10 16 20 55 77 46 Relegated
      22 Cardiff City 46 12 9 25 53 83 45 Relegated
      23 Wolverhampton W. 46 11 10 25 57 98 43 Relegated
      24 Swansea City 46 11 10 25 43 87 43 Relegated