1927–28 Western Football League

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Western Football League
Season 1927–28
Champions Plymouth Argyle Reserves (Division One)
Trowbridge Town (Division Two)

The 1927–28 season was the 31st in the history of the Western Football League.

The Division One champions this season were Plymouth Argyle Reserves for the first time in their history. The winners of Division Two were Trowbridge Town.[1]

Final tables[edit]

Division One[edit]

The number of clubs in Division One was reduced from twelve to eleven after Poole and Swindon Town Reserves left the league. Torquay United also left, having been promoted to The Football League.

Two new teams joined the league:

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Plymouth Argyle Reserves 20 13 5 2 76 32 2.37 31
2 Exeter City Reserves 20 13 4 3 50 24 2.08 30
3 Yeovil and Petters United 20 12 2 6 56 44 1.27 26
4 Bristol City Reserves 20 10 4 6 71 40 1.77 24
5 Bristol Rovers Reserves 20 11 2 7 61 39 1.56 24
6 Taunton Town 20 9 5 6 36 33 1.09 23
7 Lovells Athletic 20 7 2 11 40 49 0.82 16 Left at the end of the season
8 Torquay United Reserves 20 5 6 9 34 52 0.65 16
9 Bath City 20 5 3 12 36 54 0.67 13
10 Weymouth (R) 20 3 3 14 16 60 0.27 9
11 Salisbury City (R) 20 3 2 15 23 72 0.32 8

Division Two[edit]

Division Two was reduced from ten to eight clubs after Frome Town joined the Somerset Senior League, and Lovells Athletic Reserves also left. No new teams joined Division Two.

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Trowbridge Town 14 12 0 2 43 16 2.69 24
2 Yeovil and Petters United Reserves 14 10 2 2 56 21 2.67 22
3 Portland United 14 7 1 6 35 30 1.17 15
4 Welton Rovers 14 7 0 7 44 26 1.69 14
5 Radstock Town 14 6 1 7 48 41 1.17 13
6 Weymouth Reserves 14 4 1 9 22 52 0.42 9 Left at the end of the season
7 Poole Reserves 14 4 1 9 25 54 0.46 9 Left at the end of the season
8 Minehead 14 3 0 11 17 50 0.34 6 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