Birtley Town have qualified for the play-offs with the winners gaining promotion to the Northern Premier League Division One (East).

Heaton Stannington, West Auckland Town and Shildon have also qualified for the play-offs and you can stay tuned with all of the latest information on this page.

Shildon AFC have secured a 2nd place finish and will host West Auckland on Wednesday 1st May 2024 at Shildon AFC. 

Heaton’s draw at Crook Town allowed them to leap frog above Birtley and West Auckland. Their 3rd placed finish will give them home advantage against The Hoops on Thursday 2nd May. 

The winners of the play-offs will gain promotion to the Northern Premier League Division One and come up against clubs like Dunston UTS, Consett and Ashington. 

Final League Table

Semi-Final 1 

Shildon AFC 0 v 1 West Auckland (Scott – 89′)

Attendance: 604

Semi-Final 2 

Heaton Stannington 1 (Shepard – 51′) v 0 Birtley Town

Attendance: 1232


Heaton Stannington 3 (Lamb – 47′, Burn – 57′, Anderson – 85′) v 0 West Auckland

Attendance: 2107

Everyone at Birtley Town Football Club would like to congratulate Heaton Stannington on their promotion.