1928–29 Western Football League

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Western Football League
Season 1928–29
Champions Bristol Rovers Reserves (Division One)
Bath City Reserves (Division Two)

The 1928–29 season was the 32nd in the history of the Western Football League.

The Division One champions this season were Bristol Rovers Reserves. The winners of Division Two were the returning Bath City Reserves. There was no promotion or relegation between the two divisions this season.[1]

Final tables[edit]

Division One[edit]

The number of clubs in Division One was reduced from eleven to eight after Salisbury City and Weymouth were relegated to Division Two. Lovells Athletic also left, joining the Southern League. No new teams joined the league.

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Bristol Rovers Reserves 14 10 0 4 39 21 1.86 20
2 Plymouth Argyle Reserves 14 6 4 4 31 19 1.63 16
3 Bath City 14 6 4 4 33 30 1.1 16
4 Taunton Town 14 7 2 5 32 30 1.07 16
5 Bristol City Reserves 14 7 1 6 34 31 1.1 15
6 Exeter City Reserves 14 4 4 6 36 42 0.86 12
7 Torquay United Reserves 14 3 3 8 21 30 0.7 9
8 Yeovil and Petters United 14 2 4 8 19 42 0.45 8

Division Two[edit]

Weymouth Reserves, Poole Reserves and Minehead all left the league, but Division Two was increased from eight to nine clubs after two clubs were relegated from Division One and two new clubs joined.

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Bath City Reserves 16 12 0 4 44 28 1.57 24
2 Portland United 16 10 3 3 44 26 1.69 23
3 Trowbridge Town 16 8 3 5 31 33 0.94 19
4 Yeovil and Petters United Reserves 16 8 1 7 51 33 1.54 17 Left at the end of the season
5 Welton Rovers 16 5 5 6 30 32 0.94 15
6 Weymouth 16 4 6 6 35 41 0.85 14
7 Salisbury City 16 5 3 8 28 36 0.78 13 Left at the end of the season
8 Bristol St George 16 4 3 9 41 56 0.73 11
9 Radstock Town 16 3 2 11 27 46 0.59 8

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