1910–11 Southern Football League

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The 1910–11 season was the 17th in the history of Southern Football League. Swindon Town won Division One for the first time and Reading finished top of the Division Two.[1] Reading returned to Division One after previous season relegation along with Stoke.

No Southern League clubs applied for election to the Football League this season.

Division One table[edit]

Southern Football League Division One
Season 1910–11
Champions Swindon Town (1st title)
Promoted none
Relegated Southend United
Portsmouth
Matches played 380
Goals scored 1033 (2.72 per match)

There were no new clubs in Division One this season.

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Swindon Town 38 24 5 9 80 31 2.58 53
2 Northampton Town 38 18 12 8 54 27 2 48
3 Brighton & Hove Albion 38 20 8 10 58 36 1.61 48
4 Crystal Palace 38 17 13 8 55 48 1.15 47
5 West Ham United 38 17 11 10 63 46 1.37 45
6 Queens Park Rangers 38 13 14 11 52 41 1.27 40
7 Leyton 38 16 8 14 57 52 1.1 40
8 Plymouth Argyle 38 15 9 14 54 55 0.98 39
9 Luton Town 38 15 8 15 67 63 1.06 38
10 Norwich City 38 15 8 15 46 48 0.96 38
11 Coventry City 38 16 6 16 65 68 0.96 38
12 Brentford 38 14 9 15 41 42 0.98 37
13 Exeter City 38 14 9 15 51 53 0.96 37
14 Watford 38 13 9 16 49 65 0.75 35
15 Millwall 38 11 9 18 42 54 0.78 31
16 Bristol Rovers 38 10 10 18 42 55 0.76 30
17 Southampton 38 11 8 19 42 67 0.62 30
18 New Brompton 38 11 8 19 34 65 0.52 30
19 Southend United 38 10 9 19 47 64 0.73 29 Relegated to Division Two
20 Portsmouth 38 8 11 19 34 53 0.64 27

1 The system of using goal average to separate two teams tied on points was used up until the 1976-77 season.

2 The points system: 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw and 0 points for losing.

Division Two table[edit]

Southern Football League Division Two
Season 1910–11
Champions Reading
Promoted Reading
Stoke
Relegated Salisbury City (resigned)
Matches played 132
Goals scored 511 (3.87 per match)

A total of twelve teams contest the division, including 7 sides from previous season Division Two A and Division Two B, two teams relegated from Division One and three new teams.

Teams relegated from 1909-10 Division One:

  • Croydon Common
  • Reading

Newly elected teams:

  • Cardiff City
  • Treharris
  • Walsall
Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Reading 22 16 3 3 55 11 5 35 Promoted to Division One
2 Stoke 22 17 1 4 72 21 3.42 35
3 Merthyr Town 22 15 3 4 52 22 2.36 33
4 Cardiff City 22 12 4 6 48 29 1.66 28
5 Croydon Common 22 11 3 8 61 26 2.35 25
6 Treharris 22 10 3 9 38 31 1.23 23
7 Aberdare 22 9 5 8 38 33 1.15 23
8 Ton Pentre 22 10 3 9 44 40 1.1 23
9 Walsall 22 7 4 11 37 41 0.9 18
10 Kettering 22 6 1 15 34 68 0.5 13
11 Chesham Town 22 1 3 18 16 97 0.16 5
12 Salisbury City 22 0 3 19 16 92 0.17 3 Left league at end of season

1 The system of using goal average to separate two teams tied on points was used up until the 1976-77 season.

2 The points system: 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw and 0 points for losing.

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