1936–37 Western Football League

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Western Football League
Season 1936–37
Champions Bristol Rovers Reserves (Division One)
Weymouth (Division Two)

The 1936–37 season was the 40th in the history of the Western Football League.

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

Final tables[edit]

Division One[edit]

After Bath City and Cardiff City Reserves left the league, Division One was reduced from six to five clubs, with one new club joining.

  • Bristol City Reserves, rejoining after leaving the league in 1933.
Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Bristol Rovers Reserves 8 6 0 2 26 15 1.73 12
2 Yeovil and Petters United 8 5 1 2 23 12 1.92 11
3 Bristol City Reserves 8 4 2 2 18 15 1.2 10
4 Torquay United Reserves 8 2 0 6 13 24 0.54 4
5 Lovells Athletic 8 1 1 6 11 25 0.44 3

Division Two[edit]

Division Two remained at eighteen clubs after Bath City Reserves left and one new club joined:

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Weymouth 34 27 4 3 144 38 3.79 58
2 Swindon Town Reserves 34 27 4 3 139 49 2.84 58 Left at the end of the season
3 Salisbury City 34 20 9 5 97 45 2.15 49
4 Trowbridge Town 34 22 3 9 89 62 1.43 47
5 Portland United 34 21 3 10 115 60 1.92 45
6 Street 34 18 4 12 90 73 1.23 40
7 Wells City 34 14 9 11 65 60 1.08 37
8 Radstock Town 34 15 7 12 91 92 0.99 37
9 Warminster Town 34 14 7 13 64 69 0.93 35
10 Glastonbury 34 14 3 17 92 98 0.94 31
11 Frome Town 34 9 7 18 68 94 0.72 25
12 Chippenham Town 34 11 3 20 71 98 0.72 25
13 Bristol City "A" 34 11 2 21 62 90 0.69 24
14 Bristol Rovers "A" 34 8 7 19 84 112 0.75 23
15 Yeovil and Petters United Reserves 34 9 5 20 80 131 0.61 23
16 Welton Rovers 34 11 0 23 60 116 0.52 22
17 Poole Town 34 8 3 23 51 95 0.54 19
18 Paulton Rovers 34 5 4 25 46 126 0.36 14

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