DARLINGTON
Formed: 1883  Reformed: 2012  Ground: Blackwell Meadows, Darlington

League Record as Darlington

Season Position Finished Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Points League & Division
1889/90 5th 18 7 6 5 46 20 20 Northern League
1890/91 5th 14 7 0 7 25 29 14 Northern League
1891/92 9th 16 2 3 11 17 49 7 Northern League
1892/93 6th 10 2 1 7 11 37 5 Northern League
1893/94 4th 14 7 1 6 25 20 15 Northern League
1894/95 4th 18 11 0 7 56 30 22 Northern League
1895/96 1st 16 10 4 2 53 24 24 Northern League
1896/97 2nd 16 10 2 4 54 35 22 Northern League
1897/98 3rd 16 8 2 6 41 31 18 Northern League Division 1
1898/99 2nd 16 10 3 3 50 29 23 Northern League Division 1
1899/00 1st 16 12 3 1 42 16 27 Northern League Division 1
1900/01 3rd 20 11 2 7 55 37 24 Northern League
1901/02 3rd 18 9 4 5 37 22 22 Northern League
1902/03 6th 24 10 3 11 34 50 23 Northern League
1903/04 6th 24 11 3 10 48 49 25 Northern League
1904/05 4th 24 9 6 9 38 38 24 Northern League
1905/06 4th 26 12 7 7 47 47 31 Northern League
1906/07 7th 22 9 2 11 30 37 20 Northern League
1907/08 9th 22 9 2 11 39 41 20 Northern League
Darlington left the Northern League and joined the North Eastern League
1908/09 8th 34 15 8 11 76 73 38 North Eastern League
1909/10 5th 32 16 5 11 59 54 37 North Eastern League
1910/11 4th 34 19 5 10 79 40 43 North Eastern League
1911/12 3rd 36 23 8 5 84 34 54 North Eastern League
1912/13 1st 38 31 4 3 116 23 66 North Eastern League
1913/14 4th 38 20 10 8 72 43 50 North Eastern League
1914/15 4th 38 25 4 9 109 38 54 North Eastern League
World War 1 Suspended Play
1919/20 2nd 34 24 1 9 93 44 49 North Eastern League
1920/21 ▲1st 38 28 4 6 76 29 60 North Eastern League
▲Darlington were Elected to the Football League as a founder member of the Third Division North
1921/22 2nd 38 22 6 10 81 37 50 Football League Third Division North
1922/23 9th 38 15 10 13 59 46 40 Football League Third Division North
1923/24 6th 42 20 8 14 70 53 48 Football League Third Division North
1924/25 ▲1st 42 24 10 8 78 33 58 Football League Third Division North
1925/26 15th 42 14 10 18 72 77 38 Football League Second Division
1926/27 ▼21st 42 12 6 24 79 98 30 Football League Second Division
1927/28 7th 42 21 5 16 89 74 47 Football League Third Division North
1928/29 19th 42 13 7 22 64 88 33 Football League Third Division North
1929/30 3rd 42 22 6 14 108 73 50 Football League Third Division North
1930/31 11th 42 16 10 16 71 59 42 Football League Third Division North
1931/32 11th 40 17 4 19 66 69 38 Football League Third Division North
1932/33 22nd 42 10 8 24 66 109 28 Football League Third Division North
1933/34 16th 42 13 9 20 70 101 35 Football League Third Division North
1934/35 5th 42 21 9 12 80 59 51 Football League Third Division North
1935/36 12th 42 17 6 19 74 79 40 Football League Third Division North
1936/37 22nd 42 8 14 20 66 96 30 Football League Third Division North
1937/38 19th 42 11 10 21 54 79 32 Football League Third Division North
1938/39 18th 42 13 7 22 62 92 33 Football League Third Division North
World War 2 Suspended Play
1946/47 17th 42 15 6 21 68 80 36 Football League Third Division North
1947/48 16th 42 13 13 16 54 70 39 Football League Third Division North
1948/49 4th 42 20 6 16 83 74 46 Football League Third Division North
1949/50 17th 42 11 13 18 56 69 35 Football League Third Division North
1950/51 18th 46 13 13 20 59 77 39 Football League Third Division North
1951/52 23rd 46 11 9 26 64 103 31 Football League Third Division North
1952/53 21st 46 14 6 26 58 96 34 Football League Third Division North
1953/54 21st 46 12 14 20 50 71 38 Football League Third Division North
1954/55 15th 46 14 14 18 62 73 42 Football League Third Division North
1955/56 15th 46 16 9 21 60 73 41 Football League Third Division North
1956/57 18th 46 17 8 21 82 95 42 Football League Third Division North
1957/58 20th 46 17 7 22 78 89 41 Football League Third Division North
1958/59 16th 46 13 16 17 66 68 42 Football League Fourth Division
1959/60 15th 46 17 9 20 63 73 43 Football League Fourth Division
1960/61 7th 46 18 13 15 78 70 49 Football League Fourth Division
1961/62 13th 44 18 9 17 61 73 45 Football League Fourth Division
1962/63 12th 46 19 6 21 72 87 44 Football League Fourth Division
1963/64 19th 46 14 12 20 66 93 40 Football League Fourth Division
1964/65 17th 46 18 6 22 84 87 42 Football League Fourth Division
1965/66 ▲2nd 46 25 9 12 72 53 59 Football League Fourth Division
1967/68 ▼22nd 46 13 11 22 47 81 37 Football League Third Division
1968/69 5th 46 17 18 11 62 45 52 Football League Fourth Division
1969/70 22nd 46 13 10 23 53 73 36 Football League Fourth Division
1970/71 12th 46 17 11 18 58 57 45 Football League Fourth Division
1971/72 19th 46 14 11 21 64 82 39 Football League Fourth Division
1972/73 24th 46 7 15 24 42 85 29 Football League Fourth Division
1973/74 20th 46 13 13 20 40 62 39 Football League Fourth Division
1974/75 21st 46 13 10 23 54 67 36 Football League Fourth Division
1975/76 20th 46 14 10 22 48 57 38 Football League Fourth Division
1976/77 11th 46 18 13 15 59 64 49 Football League Fourth Division
1977/78 19th 46 14 13 19 52 59 41 Football League Fourth Division
1978/79 21st 46 11 15 20 49 66 37 Football League Fourth Division
1979/80 22nd 46 9 17 20 50 74 35 Football League Fourth Division
1980/81 8th 46 19 11 16 65 59 49 Football League Fourth Division
1981/82 13th 46 15 13 18 61 62 58 Football League Fourth Division
1982/83 17th 46 13 13 20 61 71 52 Football League Fourth Division
1983/84 14th 46 17 8 21 49 50 59 Football League Fourth Division
1984/85 ▲3rd 46 24 13 9 66 49 85 Football League Fourth Division
1985/86 13th 46 15 13 18 61 78 58 Football League Third Division
1986/87 ▼23rd 46 7 16 23 45 77 37 Football League Third Division
1987/88 13th 46 18 11 17 71 69 65 Football League Fourth Division
1988/89 ▼24th 46 8 18 20 53 76 42 Football League Fourth Division
1989/90 ▲1st 42 26 9 7 76 25 87 Football Conference
1990/91 ▲1st 46 22 17 7 68 38 83 Football League Fourth Division
1991/92 ▼24th 46 10 7 29 56 90 37 Football League Third Division
Following the formation of the Premier League, the Fourth Division was renamed to Division 3
1992/93 15th 42 12 14 16 48 53 50 Football League Division 3
1993/94 21st 42 10 11 21 42 64 41 Football League Division 3
1994/95 20th 42 11 8 23 43 57 41 Football League Division 3
1995/96 ♦5th 46 20 18 8 60 42 78 Football League Division 3
1996/97 18th 46 14 10 22 64 78 52 Football League Division 3
1997/98 19th 46 14 12 20 56 72 54 Football League Division 3
1998/99 11th 46 18 11 17 69 58 65 Football League Division 3
1999/00 ♦4th 46 21 16 9 66 36 79 Football League Division 3
2000/01 20th 46 12 13 21 44 56 49 Football League Division 3
2001/02 15th 46 15 11 20 60 71 56 Football League Division 3
2002/03 14th 46 12 18 16 58 59 54 Football League Division 3
2003/04 18th 46 14 11 21 53 61 53 Football League Division 3
The Football League renamed its Divisions, Division 3 became League 2
2004/05 8th 46 20 12 14 57 49 72 Football League 2
2005/06 8th 46 16 15 15 58 52 63 Football League 2
2006/07 11th 46 17 14 15 52 56 65 Football League 2
2007/08 ♦6th 46 22 12 12 67 40 78 Football League 2
2008/09 12th 46 20 12 14 61 44  62* Football League 2
2009/10 ▼24th 46 8 6 32 33 87 30 Football League 2
2010/11 7th 46 18 17 11 61 42 71 Football Conference National
2011/12 ▼22nd 46 11 13 22 47 73  36* Football Conference National
Darlington Folded due to financial problems, a reformed club was accepted into the Northern League as Darlington 1883

League Record as Darlington 1883

Season Position Finished Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Points League & Division
2012/13 ▲1st 46 40 2 4 145 35 122 Northern League Division 1
2013/14 ♦2nd 42 28 6 8 101 37 90 Northern Premier League Division 1 North
2014/15 ♦▲2nd 42 28 7 7 99 37 91 Northern Premier League Division 1 North
2015/16 ▲1st 46 33 5 8 106 42 104 Northern Premier League Premier Division
2016/17 5th* 42 22 10 10 89 67 76 National League North
*Darlington 1883 were denied taking part in the Playoffs due to Ground Size Regulations

Darlington were informed by the FA that they would be allowed to drop the '1883' from its name and revert back to his historical name Darlington from the 2017/18 Season onwards.

League Record as Darlington

Season Position Finished Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Points League & Division
2017/18 12th 42 14 13 15 58 58 55 National League North
2018/19 16th 42 12 14 16 56 62 50 National League North
2019/20 - - - - - - - - National League North

 

Footnotes

* 2008/09 - Deducted 10 Points for entering administration
* 2011/12 - Deducted 10 Points for entering administration