POOLstats - 1920-21 League Table
1920-21 League Table

    P W D L F A Pts
1 Darlington 38 28 4 6 76 29 60
2 Middlesbrough Reserves 38 27 5 6 93 35 59
3 Newcastle United Reserves 38 23 7 8 96 39 53
4 Sunderland Reserves 38 21 10 7 73 49 52
5 Blyth Spartans 38 19 11 8 69 34 49
6 Carlisle United 38 18 10 10 79 46 46
7 West Stanley 38 14 14 10 54 42 42
8 HARTLEPOOLS UNITED 38 18 6 14 64 50 42
9 Ashington 38 14 13 11 66 52 41
10 Jarrow 38 14 11 13 46 44 39
11 Durham City 38 16 5 17 51 60 37
12 Chester-le-Street 38 13 11 14 50 58 37
13 Leadgate Park 38 13 10 15 57 58 36
14 South Shields Reserves 38 12 11 15 51 66 35
15 Spennymoor United 38 10 10 18 51 79 30
16 Houghton Rovers 38 7 10 21 38 69 24
17 Shildon 38 8 7 23 41 75 23
18 Scotswood 38 8 5 25 35 76 21
19 Wallsend 38 6 8 24 39 96 20
20 Bedlington United 38 4 6 28 32 104 14

Due to the creation of Division Three (North) for the 1921-22 season, 16 clubs were automatically elected. These were Accrington Stanley, Ashington, Barrow, Chesterfield, Crewe Alexandra, Darlington, Durham City, Grimsby Town, HARTLEPOOLS UNITED, Lincoln City, Nelson, Rochdale, Stockport County, Tranmere Rovers and Walsall.

Other Non-League clubs were invited to present their case for one of the four remaining places.

Football League Election result
Team Votes  
Wigan Borough 34 Elected to League
Halifax Town 25 Elected to League
Southport 25 Elected to League
Stalybridge Celtic 25 Elected to League
Castleford Town 18  
Rotherham County 13  
Blyth Spartans 9  
Gainsborough Trinity 5  
Doncaster Rovers 6  
West Stanley 6  
Wakefield City 4  
Lancaster Town 3  
Scunthorpe & L Utd 3  
South Liverpool 1