Boston United officially finish third in National League North

FA Council ratifies PPG finish...

It's official! United have finished third. Photo: @RussellDossett

Boston United have officially finished third in the National League North this season.

The FA Council has today announced it has ratified the National League’s proposal to end the season via points per game.

Sign up to our daily LincolnshireWorld Today newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

This mean's the Pilgrims have officially been handed a third-place finish ahead of their play-off semi-final on July 25, which will be streamed online.This also confirms that Barrow (National League), King’s Lynn (North) and Wealdstone (South) are champions and have earned promotion while Chorley, AFC Fylde and Ebbsfleet have been relegated from the National League.

The play-offs which now determine the other promotion spots.

An FA statement read: "The ratification follows a recommendation from our Alliance Leagues Committee and allows the National League to: rank clubs on a points per game basis; apply the automatic promotion and relegation based on the position of clubs on that basis; and proceed with play-off matches in accordance with the Government’s return to domestic competition guidance."