All Change In The Evostik
Rushden and Diamonds situation effects the league structure, with one in and one out of the Evostik League
Rushden & Diamond decision sends ripples through the National Leagues System.
Shepshed Dynamo have been given a reprieve to relegation from the Evo-Stik League First Division South.
The weekends events surrounding Rushden & Diamonds and their expulsion from the Conference created a chain reaction which went through the National Leagues Pyramid.
The decision set out below followed a long and thorough discussion at The FA today (Tuesday) during which a number of options were discussed.
It was recommended that Rushden & Diamonds FC be excluded from the League structure pending any possible Appeal and the following movements approved:
Southport FC reprieved from relegation to Step 2 and returned to Step 1.
Bishops Stortford FC moved from Conference South to Conference North (pending any possible Appeal)
Thurrock FC reprieved from relegation to Step 3 and returned to Step 2 in Conference South.
Aveley FC reprieved from relegation to Step 4 and returned to Step 3 in the Isthmian League Premier Division.
Shepshed Dynamo reprieved from relegation to Step 5 and returned to Step 4 in the Northern Premier League Div 1 South.
Bedworth United transferred from Northern Premier League Div 1 South to Southern League Div 1 Central.
Soham Town Rangers FC transferred from Southern League Div 1 Central to Isthmian League Div 1 North.