Wallsend FC would like to announce that we will remain in the Northern League One (formally NewFM) competition from 2017 onwards.

The statement released today from Northern NSW Football has confirmed that from the many NPL applicants Lake Macquarie City FC has been promoted into the NPL competition making it an 11 team competition.

The statement also announces that New Lambton FC have been successful in joining the Northern League One competition, meaning the competition will stay as an 11 team competition.

Northern League One will comprise of First Grade, 23’s, 19’s, 17’s and 15’s.

The new format will be in place for the next 3 years when Northern NSW Football are committed to having 2 divisions of the NPL which will be subject to promotion and relegation from 2020.

Wallsend FC will be announcing trial dates in the near future.

The memo released by Northern NSW Football is below.