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Shepshed Dynamo Back in the Evo-Stik

Rushden & Diamond decision sends ripples through the National Leagues System.
over 3 years ago | Alan Allcock
Shepshed Dynamo Back in the Evo-StikZoom

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.