THREE Sydenhams Premier Division clubs are among 68 nationwide to have applied for promotion to Step 4 of the non-League pyramid.
Blackfield & Langley, AFC Portchester and league leaders Moneyfields have informed the Football Association that they wish to be considered for Southern/Ryman League football.
Moneyfields currently top the Wessex table, nine points clear of second-placed Sholing, who have not applied to go up.
Graham Rix’s AFC Portchester are a point behind Sholing and two clear of Blackfield following Saturday’s 2-1 win at Gang Warily.
Former Wessex club Thatcham Town have also expressed their desire for promotion.
Managed by ex-Alresford and Winchester City boss Danny Robinson, Thatcham are currently third in the Hellenic Premier Division.
Full list of Step 5 to Step 4 promotion applicants –
Combined Counties League: Camberley Town, Epsom & Ewell, Hartley Wintney, Walton & Hersham, Westfield,
Eastern Counties League: Felixstowe & Walton United, Mildenhall Town, Newmarket Town, Stanway Rovers.
Essex Senior League: Barking, Clapton, FC Romania, Ilford, Waltham Forest.
Hellenic League: Bracknell Town, Flackwell Heath, Thame United, Thatcham Town.
Midland League: Alvechurch, Coleshill Town, Coventry United, Heanor Town, Sporting Khalsa, Westfields.
North West Counties League: 1874 Northwich, AFC Liverpool, Atherton Collieries, Bootle, Padiham, Runcorn Linnets, Runcorn Town.
Northern Counties East League: Bridlington Town, Cleethorpes Town, Handsworth Parramore, Pickering Town, Thackley.
Northern League: Bishop Auckland, South Shields.
Southern Counties East League: AFC Croydon Athletic, Corinthian, Crowborough Athletic, Hollands & Blair, Sevenoaks Town, Sheppey United, Whitstable Town.
Southern Combination League: Haywards Heath, Horsham YMCA, Pagham, Shoreham.
Spartan South Midlands League: Berkhamsted, Biggleswade United, Hertford Town, Hoddesdon Town, London Colney, Tring Athletic,Welwyn Garden City, Wembley.
United Counties League: Eynesbury Rovers, Newport Pagnell Town, Peterborough Sports.
Sydenhams Wessex League: AFC Portchester, Blackfield & Langley, Moneyfields.
Western League: Bristol Manor Farm, Buckland Athletic, Clevedon Town, Melksham Town, Street.