Fixtures set to be released on Friday

The fixtures for the 2022-23 Ebac Northern Football League will be released at 9am on Friday 24th June, the league announced at its annual general meeting on Saturday.

The Northern League’s two divisions are scheduled to begin on Saturday 30th July and conclude on Saturday 22nd April 2023, with the Division Two play-offs pencilled in for the week commencing 24th April 2023.

At the end of last season, Carlisle City, Heaton Stannington and Tow Law Town were all promoted to Division 1, while Durham City were relegated down to Step 7.

They were replaced in Division 2 by Billingham Town (relegated from Division 1), Prudhoe YC Seniors (promoted from the Northern Football Alliance), Chester-le-Street United (Wearside Football League) and Boro Rangers (North Riding Football League).

Meanwhile in Division 1, Pickering Town were the other newcomer with North Shields and Consett both promoted to Step 4, and Ryhope resigning.

We’ll have all the details of the new season fixtures from 9am on Friday on our website ( and across all our social media channels (@RACAFC1970).

The full Ebac Northern Football League 2022-23 line-up…

Ebac Northern League Division One (Step 5): Ashington, Bishop Auckland, Carlisle City, Crook Town, Guisborough Town, Heaton Stannington, Newcastle Benfield, Newton Aycliffe, Northallerton Town, Penrith, Pickering Town, Redcar Athletic, Seaham Red Star, Sunderland RCA, Thornaby, Tow Law Town, West Allotment Celtic, West Auckland Town, Whickham, Whitley Bay.

Ebac Northern League Division Two (Step 6): Bedlington Terriers, Billingham Synthonia, Billingham Town, Birtley Town, Blyth Town, Boldon CA, Boro Rangers, Brandon United, Chester-le-Street Town, Chester-le-Street United, Easington Colliery, Esh Winning, Horden CW, Jarrow, Newcastle University, Prudhoe YC Seniors, Redcar Town, Ryton & Crawcrook Albion, Sunderland West End, Washington, Willington.