About English National League South
The English National League South is a regional division of the National League, the fifth tier of the English football league system. It is one of two leagues at this level, with the other being the National League North. The league is made up of 22 teams from the south of England, and it operates on a promotion and relegation system with the National League and the Southern League Premier Division.
The National League South season typically runs from August to April, with each team playing a total of 42 matches - twice against every other team in the league. The top team at the end of the season is automatically promoted to the National League, while the teams that finish in second to seventh place enter a playoff to determine which team will join them in the higher division the following season.
The bottom three teams in the league table at the end of the season are relegated to the Southern League Premier Division, with the team that finishes in 18th place entering a playoff with the teams that finish fourth to seventh in the Premier Division to determine which teams will play in the National League South the following season.
The National League South features a mix of clubs from across the south of England, with a range of experienced players and up-and-coming talent. Many clubs in the league have a strong history and are well-supported by local fans. The league offers an opportunity for clubs to compete at a high level and gain promotion to the National League and eventually the higher levels of English football.
Some notable players who have played in the National League South include Charlie Austin, Danny Ings, and Sam Clucas, among others. Overall, the National League South is an important part of English football and offers an exciting and competitive environment for teams and players looking to progress to the higher levels of the sport.
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Promotion ~ National League
Promotion ~ National League South (Play Offs: Semi~finals)
Promotion ~ National League South (Play Offs: Quarter~finals)