Yet the rise has continued up the league ladder, even with the sale of playing assets.
Barking were successful upon the introduction of leagues and moved slowly up the league ladder.
The Rams ended the season in 19th, their lowest position on the league ladder in 5 years.
This new club joined the lowest rung of the Polish league ladder for the 2011/12 season.
In each league, a set number of teams, usually between four and eight, qualifies for finals based on the league ladder from the season.
Old league ladders are still regularly sold on eBay.
It is the bottom rung of the minor league ladder, but it was exactly where he wanted to be.
Thirteen players who would be part of this year's postseason roster had already been developed by the Angels or were climbing the minor league ladder.
The club climbed the league ladder again two seasons later in the 2003-04 campaign when they finished as champions of Division two.
The two sides that finished at the bottom of the league ladder would be relegated.