DIVISION 3 (North)   1946/47
      For full league and cup results  click on by club required.
      P W D L F A Pts
  Leading League goalscorer:
Clarrie Jordan 
(Doncaster Rovers)
 42  goals

New Brighton manager Neil McBain created a record when he selected himself to play against Hartlepools United - at 51 years 4 months old he was the oldest player ever to play in the Football League - debuts

Doncaster Rovers won a record 18 away League victories on their way to the Third Division (North) title. The record still stands although was equalled by Milton Keynes Dons in the 2007/08 season.

A bitter winter decimates the season - postponed matches.
 

  Season Results 1 Doncaster Rovers 42 33 6 3 123 40 72

Promoted
    2 Rotherham United 42 29 6 7 114 53 64
    3 Chester 42 25 6 11 95 51 56
    4 Stockport County 42 24 2 16 78 53 50
    5 Bradford City 42 20 10 12 62 47 50
    6 Rochdale 42 19 10 13 80 64 48
    7 Wrexham 42 17 12 13 65 51 46
    8 Crewe Alexandra 42 17 9 16 70 74 43
    9 Barrow 42 17 7 18 54 62 41
    10 Tranmere Rovers 42 17 7 18 66 77 41
    11 Hull City 42 16 8 18 49 53 40
    12 Lincoln City 42 17 5 20 86 87 39
    13 Hartlepools United 42 15 9 18 64 73 39
    14 Gateshead 42 16 6 20 62 72 38
    15 York City 42 14 9 19 67 81 37
    16 Carlisle United 42 14 9 19 70 93 37
    17 Darlington 42 15 6 21 68 80 36
    Season Results 18 New Brighton 42 14 8 20 57 77 36
    19 Oldham Athletic 42 12 8 22 55 80 32
    20 Accrington Stanley 42 14 4 24 56 92 32
    21 Southport 42 7 11 24 53 85 25 Re-election position
    22 Halifax Town 42 8 6 28 43 92 22 Re-election position
   
   

R Halifax and Southport were re-elected to the League without a vote being taken. Unsuccessful non-league applicants were Annfield Plain, Ashington, Ashton United, Bangor City, Consett, Dudley Town, Nelson, North Shields, Northwich Victoria, Scunthorpe & Lindsey United, Shrewsbury Town, Stockton, South Liverpool, Wigan Athletic and Workington.