FA confirm next level candidates

By David Watters

Ryman League

FC Romania, Dorking Wanderers and Phoenix Sports are among a number of clubs who could be making their Ryman League debuts next season if they can finish high enough in their respective leagues and pass the necessary ground grading tests.

The trio are among more than 70 clubs from the 14 Step 5 leagues around the country hoping to reach the next level in the Non-League Pyramid and join the Ryman League, EVO-STIK Northern Premier League or EVO-STIK League Southern.

In the list of promotion candidates confirmed by the Football Association this week, Horsham YMCA and Epsom & Ewell were listed as former Ryman League clubs hoping to make a return.

Combined Counties League
Ashford Town (Middx), Camberley Town, Epsom & Ewell, Molesey, Splethorne Sports, Windsor FC.

Eastern Counties League
Godmanchester Rovers, Haverhill Rovers, Norwich United, Stanway Rovers.

Essex Senior League
Barking, Bowers & Pitsea, FC Romania, Haringey Borough, Waltham Forest.

Southern Counties East League
Ashford United, Corinthian FC, Erith & Belvedere, Greenwich Borough, Phoenix Sports, Tunbridge Wells.

Spartan South Midlands League
AFC Dunstable, Berkhamsted FC, Harefield United, Hertford Town, Kings Langley, Sun Sports, Wembley.

Sussex County League
Dorking Wanderers, East Preston, Eastbourne Town, Horsham YMCA.

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