1935–36 Western Football League

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Western Football League
Season 1935–36
Champions Bristol Rovers Reserves (Division One)
Swindon Town Reserves (Division Two)

The 1935–36 season was the 39th in the history of the Western Football League.

The Division One champions for the third time in their history were Bristol Rovers Reserves. The winners of Division Two were Swindon Town Reserves for the second consecutive season. There was again no promotion or relegation between the two divisions this season.[1]

Final tables[edit]

Division One[edit]

After Exeter City Reserves left the league, Division One was reduced from seven to six clubs, with no new clubs joining.

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Bristol Rovers Reserves 10 5 4 1 29 22 1.32 14
2 Lovells Athletic 10 4 4 2 17 18 0.94 12
3 Torquay United Reserves 10 4 3 3 28 20 1.4 11
4 Bath City 10 3 3 4 15 16 0.94 9 Left at the end of the season
5 Cardiff City Reserves 10 3 3 4 13 18 0.72 9 Left at the end of the season
6 Yeovil and Petters United 10 1 3 6 22 30 0.73 5

Division Two[edit]

Division Two remained at eighteen clubs after Bristol St George left and one new club joined:

  • Poole Town, rejoining after leaving the league in 1934.
Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Swindon Town Reserves 34 28 4 2 140 40 3.5 60
2 Weymouth 34 22 4 8 116 54 2.15 48
3 Street 34 21 5 8 106 54 1.96 47
4 Frome Town 34 17 5 12 92 86 1.07 39
5 Bath City Reserves 34 14 10 10 93 78 1.19 38 Left at the end of the season
6 Portland United 34 16 6 12 95 82 1.16 38
7 Glastonbury 34 15 7 12 97 72 1.35 37
8 Poole Town 34 16 5 13 77 89 0.86 37
9 Paulton Rovers 34 14 8 12 69 77 0.9 36
10 Radstock Town 34 15 5 14 77 80 0.96 35
11 Salisbury City 34 13 8 13 60 65 0.92 34
12 Bristol City "A" 34 14 3 17 71 76 0.93 31
13 Wells City 34 12 7 15 61 72 0.85 31
14 Trowbridge Town 34 12 6 16 87 91 0.96 30
15 Warminster Town 34 9 4 21 58 103 0.56 22
16 Bristol Rovers "A" 34 8 5 21 57 78 0.73 21
17 Welton Rovers 34 5 5 24 49 125 0.39 15
18 Chippenham Town 34 6 1 27 64 147 0.43 13

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