Yeovil Town finally made it to the Football League, winning the Conference title in convincing style.
Match of the season though belonged to Farnborough with a 4th Round FA Cup draw Farnborough Town v Arsenal. The tie was switched to Highbury but although Arsenal won 5-1 a 35, 108 crowd ensured Farnborough had plenty of the 2 'Ms' - memories and money!
For the first time two clubs were
promoted to the Football League, the second one being decided by
play-offs. The play-offs proved to be closely fought with both semi-finals
being decided on penalties. The final, played at Stoke City's Britannia
Stadium in front of 13,092 spectators, was won by Doncaster with a 'golden
goal' in extra time.
|5||Dagenham & Redbridge||42||21||9||12||71||59||72|
|9||Forest Green Rovers||42||17||8||17||61||62||59|
|17||Gravesend & Northfleet||42||12||12||18||62||73||48|
Champions Yeovil Town were promoted automatically to the Football League, Doncaster Rovers were promoted through the new Conference play-offs. Exeter City and Shrewsbury Town were relegated to the Conference from the Football League.