National League South and Its Brief History
Want to know about the brief history of National League South? Want to get into its details regarding National League South teams, venues, controversies, and much more? Then this article is for you. First of all, you will also know about the previous champions. While you will also know the different betting strategies on further reading.
A little overview of National League South!
National League comprises of three divisions. Hence, following are the names. National League, National League North and National League South. Therefore, National League South is one of them. It was known as Conference South at first. Therefore its name changed to Vanarama National League South after that. Additionally, the changing in its name was due to the sponsorship with a car leasing company called Vanarama.
Seems like, the National League South has gone through many amendments in its names. Hence, it was called as Blue Square South for the era between 2007 and 2010. Also, it was known as Skrill South from 2010 to 2013. Then in 2014, due to sponsorship reasons, the name was changed to Vanarama Conference South. And probably in 2015, its name was changed into National League South. Therefore, it is is still known by that name.
It is almost at the second level of National League System and probably at the sixth rank of EFL system.
Previous National League South Champions from 2004 to 2017
Following are the previous National League South winning teams in conclusion of the matches from the year 2004 to 2017:
- Grays Athletic. (2004 to 2005)
- Weymouth. (2005 to 2006)
- Histon. (2007 to 2008)
- AFC Wimbledon. (2008 to 2009)
- Newport County. (2009 to 2010)
- Braintree Town. (2010 to 2011)
- Woking. (2011 to 2012)
- Welling United. (2012 to 2013)
- Eastleigh. (2013 to 2014)
- Bromley. (2014 to 2015)
- Sutton United. (2015 to 2016)
- Maidenhead United. (2016 to 2017)
Playoff Winners from 2004 to 2017
Following are the playoff winning teams in National League South in conclusion of the matches from the year ( 2004 to 2017):
- Eastbourne Borough (2004 to 2005)
- St Albans City (2005 to 2006)
- Salisbury City (2006 to 2007)
- Eastbourne Borough (2007 to 2008)
- Hayes & Yeading United (2008 to 2009)
- Bath City (2009 to 2010)
- Ebbsfleet United (2010 to 2011)
- Dartford (2011 to 2012)
- Salisbury City (2012 to 2013)
- Dover Athletic (2013 to 2014)
- Boreham Wood (2014 to 2015)
- Maidstone United (2015 to 2016)
- Ebbsfleet United (2016 to 2017)
Member Clubs for Season 2017 to 2018
Following are the teams of Season 2017-2018, hence these teams keep changing season to season:
- Bath City
- Bognor Regis Town
- Braintree Town
- Chelmsford City
- Chippenham Town
- Concord Rangers
- Eastbourne Borough
- East Thurrock United
- Gloucester City
- Hampton & Richmond Borough
- Havant & Waterlooville
- Hemel Hempstead Town
- Hungerford Town
- Oxford City
- Poole Town
- St Albans City
- Truro City
- Welling United
National League South Stadia for Season 2017 to 2018
Following are the stadia regarding each team to play and practice matches hence they keep changing:
|1||Bath City||Twerton Park||8,840|
|2||Havant & Waterlooville||West Leigh Park||5,250|
|3||Bognor Regis Town||Nyewood Lane||4,500|
|4||St Albans City||Clarence Park||4,500|
|5||Eastbourne Borough||Priory Lane||4,134|
|7||Braintree Town||Cressing Road||4,085|
|8||East Thurrock United||Rookery Hill||4,000|
|9||Welling United||Park View Road||4,000|
|10||Truro City||Treyew Road||3,500|
|11||Hampton & Richmond||Beveree||3,500|
|13||Concord Rangers||Thames Road||3,300|
|14||Hemel Hempstead Town||Vauxhall Road||3,152|
|15||Chelmsford City||Melbourne Stadium||3,065|
|16||Chippenham Town||Hardenhuish Park||3,000|
|17||Gloucester City||Spiers and Hartwell Jubilee Stadium||3,000|
|19||Oxford City||Court Place Farm||2,500|
|20||Poole Town||Tatnam Ground||2,000|
|21||Whitehawk||The Enclosed Ground||2,000|
|22||Hungerford Town||Bulpit Lane||3,500|
Dartford and Hampton & Richmond are rather the top teams in National League South. Yet these teams score more points. Whereas Hemel Hempstead Town is also improving its playing strategies consequently. Yet it can probably acquire the top position.
Sports fans place online wagers for betting on the probably winning teams. Hence, it is also done by placing real-time wagers. However, this is done on the basis of the winning probabilities of the team.
Since there are many online sites which facilitate online betting. Therefore, people use those sites to bet on the expected winning team. Hence, they get the already committed amount. Additionally, the back-end work is done by the betting website. This whole procedure is therefore called sports betting. Though the betting websites are increasing with time, consequently it is getting very common.
The teams in National League South faced many betting experiences. Sports fans consider it hence the normal act. But probably, the performance or reputation of teams is not affected, unless the match is fixed.
Controversies in National League South:
Hence, there always have been many controversies among the different teams of National League South. Almost all the teams maybe get promoted or probably relegated on the basis of their performances. Although, the performances lead to the players’ appreciation or probably their degradation. Some players experience so much criticism furthermore, based on their attitude towards playing.