NATIONWIDE CONFERENCE 
2001/02
      P W D L F A Pts
 

Leading League goalscorers:
Daryl Clare
(Boston United) &
Mark Stein
(Dagenham & Redbridge)
 24  goals each

Dagenham & Redbridge were the Conference side who got furthest in the FA Cup, losing 1-4 at home to Ipswich in the 3rd Round. The most remarkable Conference FA Cup result though was the First Round replay between Forest Green Rovers and Macclesfield Town. The match ended 1-1 - but Macclesfield won 11-10 on penalties.

  1 Boston United 42 25 9 8 84 42 84 Promoted
    2 Dagenham & Redbridge 42 24 12 6 70 47 84
    3 Yeovil Town 42 19 13 10 66 53 70
    4 Doncaster Rovers 42 18 13 11 68 46 67
    5 Barnet 42 19 10 13 64 48 67
    6 Morecambe 42 17 11 14 63 67 62
    7 Farnborough Town 42 18 7 17 66 54 61
    8 Margate 42 14 16 12 59 53 58
    9 Telford United 42 14 15 13 63 58 57
    10 Nuneaton Borough 42 16 9 17 57 57 57
    11 Stevenage Borough 42 15 10 17 57 60 55
    12 Scarborough 42 14 14 14 55 63 55

*

    13 Northwich Victoria 42 16 7 19 57 70 55
    14 Chester City 42 15 9 18 54 51 54
    15 Southport 42 13 14 15 53 49 53
    16 Leigh RMI 42 15 8 19 56 58 53
    17 Hereford United 42 14 10 18 50 53 52
    18 Forest Green Rovers 42 12 15 15 54 76 51
    19 Woking 42 13 9 20 59 70 48
    20 Hayes 42 13 5 24 53 80 44 Relegated
    21 Stalybridge Celtic 42 11 10 21 40 69 43 Relegated
    22 Dover Athletic 42 11 6 25 41 65 39 Relegated
   
   

* Scarborough had one point deducted for breach of rules.

Promoted Champions Boston United were promoted to the Football League (but not without protest - points deductions), Halifax Town were relegated from the Football League to the Conference.

Relegated Hayes were relegated to the Ryman Isthmian League, Stalybridge to the Unibond Northern Premier League and Dover to the Dr Martens Southern League.