1920–21 Western Football League

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Western Football League
Season 1920–21
Champions Bristol City Reserves
(Division One)
Peasedown St John
(Division Two)

The 1920–21 season was the 24th in the history of the Western Football League.

The Division One champions this season were Bristol City Reserves, for the second time in their history. Champions of Division Two were Peasedown St John, who gained promotion to Division One along with Trowbridge Town.[1]

Final tables[edit]

Division One[edit]

Eight new clubs joined Division One this season, and the number of clubs increased from 10 to 16 after Horfield United and Newport County Reserves left the league.

Abertillery Town, Mid Rhondda, Pontypridd and Ton Pentre were also members of the Southern League (Welsh section) during this season. All four clubs left the Western League at the end of the season to concentrate on the Southern League.

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Bristol City Reserves 30 18 5 7 58 27 2.15 41 Moved to the Southern League
2 Cardiff City Reserves 30 20 1 9 64 42 1.52 41 Left at the end of the season
3 Abertillery Town 30 16 7 7 61 35 1.72 39 Left at the end of the season
4 Swansea Town Reserves 30 15 8 7 60 29 2.07 38 Moved to the Southern League
5 Douglas 30 15 8 7 52 32 1.62 38 Left at the end of the season
6 Pontypridd 30 15 6 9 60 40 1.5 36 Left at the end of the season
7 Yeovil and Petters United 30 13 6 11 52 46 1.13 32
8 Bath City 30 12 7 11 45 45 1 31 Moved to the Southern League
9 Swindon Town Reserves 30 12 6 12 62 50 1.24 30 Moved to the Southern League
10 Exeter City Reserves 30 10 9 11 48 53 0.91 29 Moved to the Southern League
11 Bristol Rovers Reserves 30 10 5 15 46 53 0.87 25 Moved to the Southern League
12 Ton Pentre 30 10 5 15 43 60 0.72 25 Left at the end of the season
13 Welton Rovers 30 9 6 15 39 67 0.58 24
14 Mid Rhondda 30 8 6 16 23 57 0.4 22 Left at the end of the season
15 Barry Reserves 30 6 5 19 33 72 0.46 17 Left at the end of the season
16 Cardiff Corinthians 30 4 4 22 24 62 0.39 15

Division Two[edit]

Three new clubs joined Division Two this season, and the number of clubs increased from eight to ten after Yeovil and Petters United were promoted.

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Peasedown St John (P) 18 13 3 2 34 12 2.83 29
2 Radstock Town 18 10 4 4 31 23 1.35 24
3 Trowbridge Town (P) 18 10 3 5 36 18 2 23
4 Paulton Rovers 18 9 4 5 33 26 1.27 22
5 Timsbury Athletic 18 6 4 8 22 27 0.81 16
6 Street 18 7 2 9 21 35 0.6 16
7 Frome Town 18 5 3 10 26 30 0.87 13
8 Glastonbury 18 5 3 10 17 28 0.61 13
9 Clandown 18 5 3 10 13 24 0.54 13
10 Welton Amateurs 18 2 7 9 20 30 0.67 11

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

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robinson, Michael (ed.), Non-League Football Tables 1889–2006, Soccer Books, 2006