1930–31 Western Football League

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Western Football League
Season 1930–31
Champions Exeter City Reserves (Division One)
Portland United (Division Two)

The 1930–31 season was the 34th in the history of the Western Football League.

The Division One champions for the first time in their history were Exeter City Reserves. The winners of Division Two were Portland United. There was again no promotion or relegation between the two divisions this season.[1]

Final tables[edit]

Division One[edit]

Division One was reduced from eight to seven clubs after Bath City left the league.

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Exeter City Reserves 12 9 1 2 34 24 1.42 19
2 Yeovil and Petters United 12 7 2 3 43 27 1.59 16
3 Bristol Rovers Reserves 12 6 3 3 28 19 1.47 15
4 Bristol City Reserves 12 4 2 6 34 28 1.21 10
5 Taunton Town 12 5 0 7 20 34 0.59 10
6 Plymouth Argyle Reserves 12 3 1 8 23 33 0.7 7
7 Torquay United Reserves 12 1 5 6 18 35 0.51 7

Division Two[edit]

Division Two was increased from ten to seventeen clubs after seven new clubs joined:

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Portland United 32 24 3 5 111 47 2.36 51
2 Salisbury City 32 22 4 6 93 50 1.86 48
3 Welton Rovers 32 20 6 6 106 64 1.66 46
4 Wells City 32 21 2 9 92 61 1.51 44
5 Bristol City "A" 32 19 5 8 111 72 1.54 43
6 Bath City Reserves 32 18 3 11 102 56 1.82 39
7 Warminster Town 32 15 5 12 94 77 1.22 35
8 Radstock Town 32 15 5 12 63 85 0.74 35
9 Poole Town 32 14 4 14 76 72 1.05 32
10 Chippenham Town 32 10 8 14 82 68 1.2 28
11 Trowbridge Town 32 9 9 14 58 60 0.97 27
12 Paulton Rovers 32 8 10 14 45 67 0.67 26
13 Petters Westland 32 10 2 20 76 101 0.75 22 Left at the end of the season
14 Bristol St George 32 10 1 21 80 135 0.59 21
15 Weymouth 32 9 1 22 81 128 0.63 19
16 Street 32 6 4 22 52 96 0.54 16
17 Coleford Athletic 32 6 0 26 60 143 0.42 12

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