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Following the loss of the 22 Division One clubs to the newly formed FA Premier League in 1992, the remaining divisions of the Football League were renumbered and the old Third Division became the new Division Two.
2003 Wigan Athletic 2002 Brighton & Hove Albion 2001 Millwall 2000 Preston North End 1999 Fulham 1998 Watford 1997 Bury 1996 Swindon Town 1995 Birmingham City 1994 Reading 1993 Stoke City
Index | Champions 1959 | Summary 1959 | Overall Summary
In 1958 the two regional Third Division were abolished and replaced by national Third and Fourth Divisions. The two clubs relegated from the Second Division and the clubs finishing 2nd to 12th in the regional divisions in Season 1957-58 formed the Third Division for Season 1958-59.
1992 Brentford 1991 Cambridge United 1990 Bristol Rovers 1989 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1988 Sunderland 1987 AFC Bournemouth 1986 Reading 1985 Bradford City 1984 Oxford United 1983 Portsmouth 1982 Burnley 1981 Rotherham United 1980 Grimsby Town 1979 Shrewsbury Town 1978 Wrexham 1977 Mansfield Town 1976 Hereford United 1975 Blackburn Rovers 1974 Oldham Athletic 1973 Bolton Wanderers 1972 Aston Villa 1971 Preston North End 1970 Orient 1969 Watford 1968 Oxford United 1967 Queen's Park Rangers 1966 Hull City 1965 Carlisle United 1964 Coventry City 1963 Northampton Town 1962 Portsmouth 1961 Bury 1960 Southampton 1959 Plymouth Argyle
Index | Champions 1921 | Champions 1993 | Summary 1959 | Overall Summary
2 Portsmouth, Oxford United, Reading, Bury, Watford, Preston North End 1 Plymouth Argyle, Southampton, Northampton Town, Coventry City, Carlisle United, Hull City, Queen's Park Rangers, Orient, Aston Villa, Bolton Wanderers, Oldham Athletic, Blackburn Rovers, Hereford United, Mansfield Town, Wrexham, Shrewsbury Town, Grimsby Town, Rotherham United, Burnley, Bradford City, AFC Bournemouth, Sunderland, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Bristol Rovers, Cambridge United, Brentford, Stoke City, Birmingham City, Swindon Town, Fulham, Millwall, Brighton & Hove Albion, Wigan Athletic
Index | Champions 1959 | Champions 1993 | Summary 1921 | Overall summary
In 1920 the Football League expanded to Three Division by absorbing all but one of the members of Division One of the Southern League. A year later 20 Northern Clubs were elected to form a Northern Section of Division Threee and the exisiting division became the Southern Section.
Northern Section Southern Section 1958 Scunthorpe United Brighton & Hove Albion 1957 Derby County Ipswich Town 1956 Grimsby Town Leyton Orient 1955 Barnsley Bristol City 1954 Port Vale Ipswich Town 1953 Oldham Athletic Bristol Rovers 1952 Lincoln City Plymouth Argyle 1951 Rotherham United Nottingham Forest 1950 Doncaster Rovers Notts County 1949 Hull City Swansea Town 1948 Lincoln City Queen's Park Rangers 1947 Doncaster Rovers Cardiff City 1940-46 No competition due to the war 1939 Barnsley Newport County 1938 Tranmere Rovers Millwall 1937 Stockport County Luton Town 1936 Chesterfield Coventry City 1935 Doncaster Rovers Charlton Athletic 1934 Barnsley Norwich City 1933 Hull City Brentford 1932 Lincoln City Fulham 1931 Chesterfield Notts County 1930 Port Vale Plymouth Argyle 1929 Bradford City Charlton Athletic 1928 Bradford (Park Avenue) Millwall 1927 Stoke City Bristol City 1926 Grimsby Town Reading 1925 Darlington Swansea Town 1924 Wolverhampton Wanderers Portsmouth 1923 Nelson Bristol City 1922 Stockport County Southampton 1921* Crystal Palace * Only one section (effectively the Southern section) in 1920-21.
Index | Champions 1947 | Summary 1921 | Overall Summary
North 3 Doncaster Rovers, Lincoln City, Barnsley 2 Chesterfield, Stockport County, Hull City, Port Vale, Grimsby Town 1 Nelson, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Darlington, Stoke City, Bradford (Park Avenue), Bradford City, Tranmere Rovers, Rotherham United, Oldham Athletic, Derby County, Scunthorpe United South 3 Bristol City 2 Charlton Athletic, Millwall, Swansea Town (now Swansea City), Notts County, Plymouth Argyle, Ipswich Town 1 Crystal Palace, Southampton, Portsmouth, Reading, Fulham, Brentford, Norwich City, Coventry City, Luton Town, Newport County, Cardiff City, Queen's Park Rangers, Nottingham Forest, Bristol Rovers, Leyton Orient, Brighton & Hove Albion
Index | Champions 1921 | Champions 1959 | Summary 1959
3 Doncaster Rovers, Lincoln City, Barnsley, Bristol City, Plymouth Argyle, Hull City, Grimsby Town, Portsmouth, Reading, Millwall 2 Charlton Athletic, Chesterfield, Stockport County, Swansea Town (now Swansea City), Notts County, Port Vale, Ipswich Town, Southampton, Coventry City, Queen's Park Rangers, Leyton Orient/Orient, Oldham Athletic, Rotherham United, Oxford United, Bradford City, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Bristol Rovers, Brentford, Stoke City, Bury, Watford, Fulham, Preston North End, Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Crystal Palace, Nelson, Darlington, Bradford (Park Avenue), Norwich City, Luton Town, Tranmere Rovers, Newport County, Cardiff City, Nottingham Forest, Derby County, Scunthorpe United, Northampton Town, Carlisle United, Aston Villa, Bolton Wanderers, Blackburn Rovers, Hereford United, Mansfield Town, Wrexham, Shrewsbury Town, Burnley, AFC Bournemouth, Sunderland, Cambridge United, Birmingham City, Swindon Town, Wigan Athletic
Index | Champions 1921 | Champions 1993
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