1931–32 Western Football League

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Western Football League
Season 1931–32
Champions Plymouth Argyle Reserves (Division One)
Portland United (Division Two)

The 1931–32 season was the 35th in the history of the Western Football League.

The Division One champions for the second time in their history were Plymouth Argyle Reserves, although they left the league at the end of the season. The winners of Division Two were Portland United for the second season running. There was again no promotion or relegation between the two divisions this season.[1]

Final tables[edit]

Division One[edit]

Division One was increased from seven to eight clubs, with one new club joining:

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Plymouth Argyle Reserves 14 10 1 3 41 15 2.73 21 Left at the end of the season
2 Yeovil and Petters United 14 8 3 3 42 26 1.61 19
3 Lovells Athletic 14 7 3 4 33 25 1.32 17
4 Bristol Rovers Reserves 14 8 0 6 32 28 1.14 16
5 Torquay United Reserves 14 5 4 5 29 35 0.83 14
6 Bristol City Reserves 14 4 3 7 26 37 0.7 11
7 Exeter City Reserves 14 4 1 9 23 37 0.62 9
8 Taunton Town 14 2 1 11 18 41 0.44 5

Division Two[edit]

Division Two was increased from seventeen to eighteen clubs after Petters Westland left after just one season, and two new clubs joined:

  • Frome Town, rejoining after leaving the league in 1927.
  • Glastonbury, rejoining after leaving the league in 1922.
Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Portland United 34 27 1 6 122 55 2.22 55
2 Salisbury City 34 23 5 6 122 50 2.44 51
3 Bath City Reserves 34 23 4 7 104 53 1.96 50
4 Trowbridge Town 34 19 5 10 103 68 1.51 43
5 Bristol City "A" 34 19 2 13 124 89 1.39 40
6 Street 34 17 4 13 100 84 1.19 38
7 Paulton Rovers 34 17 3 14 78 59 1.32 37
8 Frome Town 34 18 1 15 86 105 0.82 37
9 Poole Town 34 16 4 14 81 82 0.99 36
10 Wells City 34 15 5 14 119 89 1.34 35
11 Weymouth 34 13 4 17 86 103 0.83 30
12 Chippenham Town 34 11 6 17 99 105 0.94 28
13 Bristol St George 34 12 4 18 74 110 0.67 28
14 Welton Rovers 34 10 7 17 72 90 0.8 27
15 Glastonbury 34 12 2 20 86 113 0.76 26
16 Radstock Town 34 9 5 20 64 101 0.63 23
17 Warminster Town 34 8 6 20 68 119 0.57 22
18 Coleford Athletic 34 1 4 29 43 156 0.28 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