What Are The Numbers Behind The National League Season?

By Tom Scott

It had twists and turns a plenty, with drama until the very end - but what are the facts and figures behind this brilliant National League season?

14 - the number of clean sheets kept by FC Halifax keeper Sam Johnson – the most of any side in the league

53 - the amount of points York City needed to stave off relegation, the highest points tally needed to survive since 2013

11,881 – the highest attendance in the National League this season when Oldham Athletic hosted Kidderminster Harriers at Boundary Park in February

1,623 - the number of National League goals scored during the regular season

21 – the amount of games champions Chesterfield went unbeaten at home until their Easter Monday defeat to Kidderminster Harriers

45 - the number of goals conceded by Southend United, the league’s toughest defence to crack this season

125 - the number of penalties awarded across the season, with 98 converted successfully

31 - the number of goals struck by Eastleigh marksman Paul McCallum – and all from open play too!

62 – the average possession percentage Gateshead recorded across the season – only Chesterfield (61) came close to matching it

16 – the incredible amount of assists notched by Chesterfield talisman Liam Mandeville

4,140 – Only three outfield players played every minute of the regular season – Ollie Harfield (Aldershot Town), Jake Hessenthaler (Dagenham & Redbridge) and Jamie Stott (FC Halifax Town)

28 – Wealdstone recovered a league high 28 points from losing positions

16 – AFC Fylde’s Jack Morris was the youngest appearance maker in the National League this season, aged 16 years, two months and 26 days

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