A new name in the Conference at the start of the 2007/08 season - Ebbsfleet United who had previously been known at Gravesend & Northfleet. Later in the season the club hit the headlines when they were taken over by a web-based venture, MyFootballClub. Over 20,000 My FootballClub members paid £35 each to provide a takeover fund and as owners each person has an equal vote on all club decision including player selection and transfers.
And the venture proved very successful with Ebbsfleet defeating Torquay United in the FA Trophy final at Wembley just 3 months after the takeover.
Droylsden, Stafford Rangers and Farsley Celtic were all relegated to the Conference North . With Halifax Town expelled to the Unibond First Division North, Altrincham escaped relegation from the Conference Premier Division. Amazingly, it was the third season in a row that Altrincham had escaped relegation due to the problems other clubs suffered with the rule-book.
Lewes (champions) and Eastbourne Borough (play-offs) were promoted from the Conference South into the Conference for 2008/09 while Kettering Town (champions) and Barrow (play-offs) were promoted from the Conference North.
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Champions Aldershot Town were promoted automatically to the Football League, Exeter City regained their Football League place through the Conference play-offs. Mansfield Town and Wrexham were relegated from the Football League to the Conference.
* Crawley Town had 6 points deducted for financial irregularities.
Halifax Town had 10 points
deducted after entering administration. After failing to leave
administration by an end-of-season deadline they were expelled from the
Conference and relegated to the Unibond League First Division North for
the 2008/09 season.