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As of 2016-17, at least one Northern League team has reached the final for 9 consecutive seasons, with teams from the league winning the title in all but one of those years.
In 2017 Forest Green Rovers becamse the first FA Vase winners to go on to play in the English Football League, while one former Football League team (Glossop North End) have been beaten finalists.
Reorganisation of the National League System for 2004 onwards moved the dividing line down to the new "Step 5" (ninth tier overall).
Clubs from the Channel Islands (First Tower United, St.
David Moyes says that he would like to sign a 'couple of players' during the January transfer window - but admits that he may have to rely on loans to see him through.
Everton part-owner Farhad Moshiri has invested 150million into the Merseyside club - in stark contrast to West Ham United's Board.
In recent years, entry to the FA Vase has been restricted to clubs in the ninth and lower tiers of the English football league system, (those in the four levels above qualified for the FA Trophy).
Amateurs, on the other hand, did not get paid (at least not officially) by their clubs, and such clubs had their own cup competition, the FA Amateur Cup.
In 1974, with many of the top amateur players receiving payment for playing, The Football Association abolished the distinction, scrapped the Amateur Cup and introduced the FA Vase for the majority of clubs who had previously played in the competition.
Until 1974, football players were either professionals or amateurs.
Professionals were paid to play by their clubs, and the only cup competitions such clubs were allowed to enter were the FA Cup and after 1969, for clubs outside The Football League, the FA Trophy.
Diafra Sakho could be staying in London for the time being - but almost certainly not with West Ham.