1921–22 Western Football League

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Western Football League
Season 1921–22
Champions Yeovil and Petters United
(Division One)
Clandown
(Division Two)

The 1921–22 season was the 25th in the history of the Western Football League.

The Division One champions this season were Yeovil and Petters United, for the first time in their history. Champions of Division Two were Clandown, who left the league at the end of the season, as the previous season's trend of many clubs leaving the Western League continued.[1]

Final tables[edit]

Division One[edit]

Five new clubs joined Division One this season, although the number of clubs was reduced from sixteen to eight after Abertillery Town, Barry Reserves, Bath City, Bristol City Reserves, Bristol Rovers Reserves, Cardiff City Reserves, Douglas, Exeter City Reserves, Mid Rhondda, Pontypridd, Swansea Town Reserves, Swindon Town Reserves and Ton Pentre left the league.

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Yeovil and Petters United 14 10 2 2 26 9 2.89 22
2 Trowbridge Town 14 8 1 5 18 15 1.2 17
3 Welton Rovers 14 7 2 5 31 27 1.15 16
4 Cardiff Corinthians 14 7 1 6 30 22 1.36 15
5 Torquay United 14 6 2 6 25 17 1.47 14 Moved to the Southern League
6 Peasedown St John 14 5 3 6 21 19 1.1 13
7 Weymouth 14 5 1 8 15 25 0.6 11
8 Horfield United 14 1 2 11 10 42 0.24 4 Left at the end of the season

Division Two[edit]

One new club joined Division Two this season, although the number of clubs was reduced from ten to nine after Peasedown St John and Trowbridge Town were promoted.

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Clandown 16 10 5 1 22 5 4.4 25 Left at the end of the season
2 Coleford Athletic 16 11 1 4 35 19 1.84 23 Left at the end of the season
3 Radstock Town 16 7 4 5 23 14 1.64 18
4 Timsbury Athletic 16 7 2 7 23 22 1.04 16 Left at the end of the season
5 Welton Amateurs 16 8 0 8 22 22 1 16 Left at the end of the season
6 Glastonbury 16 6 2 8 21 36 0.58 14 Left at the end of the season
7 Paulton Rovers 16 4 5 7 26 22 1.18 13 Left at the end of the season
8 Frome Town 16 5 2 9 21 29 0.72 12 Left at the end of the season
9 Street 16 2 3 11 25 49 0.51 7 Left at the end of the season

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