1933–34 Western Football League

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Western Football League
Season 1933–34
Champions Bath City (Division One)
Weymouth (Division Two)

The 1933–34 season was the 37th in the history of the Western Football League.

The Division One champions for the first time in their history were Bath City. The winners of Division Two were Weymouth. There was again no promotion or relegation between the two divisions this season. The original Taunton Town club (not the current incarnation) became the first club in the history of the Western League to complete a season and lose all their games. The club disbanded after the end of the season.[1]

Final tables[edit]

Division One[edit]

After Bristol City Reserves and Cardiff City Reserves left the league, Division One was reduced from nine to seven clubs, with no new clubs joining.

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Bath City 12 8 2 2 33 14 2.36 18
2 Torquay United Reserves 12 6 3 3 31 17 1.82 15
3 Bristol Rovers Reserves 12 7 1 4 40 22 1.82 15
4 Yeovil and Petters United 12 5 3 4 22 21 1.05 13
5 Lovells Athletic 12 5 2 5 21 20 1.05 12
6 Exeter City Reserves 12 5 1 6 25 31 0.81 11
7 Taunton Town 12 0 0 12 10 57 0.17 0 Disbanded at the end of the season

Division Two[edit]

Division Two remained at eighteen clubs with no clubs leaving or joining.

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Weymouth 34 20 7 7 101 54 1.87 47
2 Bath City Reserves 34 20 7 7 101 53 1.91 47
3 Swindon Town Reserves 34 20 6 8 99 61 1.62 46
4 Salisbury City 34 18 7 9 71 37 1.92 43
5 Portland United 34 17 6 11 99 73 1.36 40
6 Glastonbury 34 17 5 12 99 70 1.41 39
7 Street 34 16 5 13 98 89 1.1 37
8 Poole Town 34 14 8 12 83 66 1.26 36 Left at the end of the season
9 Welton Rovers 34 15 5 14 77 82 0.94 35
10 Paulton Rovers 34 14 5 15 73 75 0.97 33
11 Radstock Town 34 13 6 15 67 70 0.96 32
12 Trowbridge Town 34 12 8 14 62 86 0.72 32
13 Wells City 34 11 9 14 69 85 0.81 31
14 Bristol City "A" 34 10 8 16 60 79 0.76 28
15 Frome Town 34 10 8 16 74 96 0.77 28
16 Chippenham Town 34 11 3 20 73 95 0.77 25
17 Warminster Town 34 6 5 23 43 95 0.45 17
18 Bristol St George 34 7 2 25 62 145 0.43 16
  • To decide the Division Two championship, a play-off was arranged between Weymouth and Bath City Reserves. Weymouth won the match and were declared champions.[1]

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. ^ a b Robinson, Michael (ed.), Non-League Football Tables 1889–2006, Soccer Books, 2006