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Final Fourth Division 1986/1987 league table

Season completed Saturday, 9th May 1987 (click column headings to re-sort)

Division & season   
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  Home Away Overall  
# Team Pl W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts GD
1 Northampton Town 46 20 2 1 56 20 10 7 6 47 33 30 9 7 103 53 99 +50
2 Preston North End 46 16 4 3 36 18 10 8 5 36 29 26 12 8 72 47 90 +25
3 Southend United 46 14 4 5 43 27 11 1 11 25 28 25 5 16 68 55 80 +13
4 Wolverhampton W'drs. 46 12 3 8 36 24 12 4 7 33 26 24 7 15 69 50 79 +19
5 Colchester United 46 15 3 5 41 20 6 4 13 23 36 21 7 18 64 56 70 +8
6 Aldershot 46 13 5 5 40 22 7 5 11 24 35 20 10 16 64 57 70 +7
7 Orient 46 15 2 6 40 25 5 7 11 24 36 20 9 17 64 61 69 +3
8 Scunthorpe United 46 15 3 5 52 27 3 9 11 21 30 18 12 16 73 57 66 +16
9 Wrexham 46 8 13 2 38 24 7 7 9 32 27 15 20 11 70 51 65 +19
10 Peterborough United 46 10 7 6 29 21 7 7 9 28 29 17 14 15 57 50 65 +7
11 Cambridge United 46 12 6 5 37 23 5 5 13 23 39 17 11 18 60 62 62 -2
12 Swansea City 46 13 3 7 31 21 4 8 11 25 40 17 11 18 56 61 62 -5
13 Cardiff City 46 6 12 5 24 18 9 4 10 24 32 15 16 15 48 50 61 -2
14 Exeter City 46 11 10 2 37 17 0 13 10 16 32 11 23 12 53 49 56 +4
15 Halifax Town 46 10 5 8 32 32 5 5 13 27 42 15 10 21 59 74 55 -15
16 Hereford United 46 10 6 7 33 23 4 5 14 27 38 14 11 21 60 61 53 -1
17 Crewe Alexandra 46 8 9 6 38 35 5 5 13 32 37 13 14 19 70 72 53 -2
18 Hartlepool United 46 6 11 6 24 30 5 7 11 20 35 11 18 17 44 65 51 -21
19 Stockport County 46 9 6 8 25 27 4 6 13 15 42 13 12 21 40 69 51 -29
20 Tranmere Rovers 46 6 10 7 32 37 5 7 11 22 35 11 17 18 54 72 50 -18
21 Rochdale 46 8 8 7 31 30 3 9 11 23 43 11 17 18 54 73 50 -19
22 Burnley 46 9 7 7 31 35 3 6 14 22 39 12 13 21 53 74 49 -21
23 Torquay United 46 8 8 7 28 29 2 10 11 28 43 10 18 18 56 72 48 -16
24 Lincoln City 46 8 7 8 30 27 4 5 14 15 38 12 12 22 45 65 48 -20
Colour key
 League champions  Relegated team(s)  Transferred team(s)
 Promoted team(s)  Play-off place(s)  Merged team(s)
Play-off matches
Date Round Match Att.
Thu 14th MaySemi Final 1st LegAldershot 1 Bolton Wanderers 04,164
Thu 14th MaySemi Final 1st LegColchester United 0 Wolverhampton Wanderers 24,829
Sun 17th MaySemi Final 2nd LegBolton Wanderers 2 Aldershot 27,445
Sun 17th MaySemi Final 2nd LegWolverhampton Wanderers 0 Colchester United 016,330
Fri 22nd MayFinal 1st LegAldershot 2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 05,000
Mon 25th MayFinal 2nd LegWolverhampton Wanderers 0 Aldershot 119,962
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