1954–55 Southern Football League

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The 1954–55 Southern Football League season saw Yeovil Town win the championship.[1] Four Southern League clubs applied to join the Football League at the end of the season, but none were successful.

Final table[edit]

The league featured no new clubs for this season.

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2
1 Yeovil Town 42 23 9 10 105 66 1.59 55
2 Weymouth 42 24 7 11 105 84 1.25 55
3 Hastings United 42 21 9 12 94 60 1.57 51
4 Cheltenham Town 42 21 8 13 85 72 1.18 50
5 Guildford City 42 20 8 14 72 59 1.22 48
6 Worcester City 42 19 10 13 80 73 1.1 48
7 Barry Town 42 16 15 11 82 87 0.94 47
8 Gloucester City 42 16 13 13 66 54 1.22 45
9 Bath City 42 18 9 15 73 80 0.91 45
10 Headington United 42 18 7 17 82 62 1.32 43
11 Kidderminster Harriers 42 18 7 17 84 86 0.98 43
12 Merthyr Tydfil 42 17 8 17 97 94 1.03 42
13 Exeter City II 42 19 4 19 67 78 0.86 42
14 Lovells Athletic 42 15 11 16 71 68 1.04 41
15 Kettering Town 42 15 11 16 70 69 1.01 41
16 Hereford United 42 17 5 20 91 72 1.26 39
17 Llanelly 42 16 7 19 78 81 0.96 39
18 Bedford Town 42 16 3 23 75 103 0.72 35
19 Tonbridge 42 11 8 23 68 91 0.74 30
20 Dartford 42 9 12 21 55 76 0.72 30
21 Chelmsford City 42 11 6 25 73 111 0.65 28
22 Gravesend & Northfleet 42 9 9 24 62 97 0.63 27

1 The system of using goal average to separate two teams tied on points was used up until the 1976-77 season.

2 The points system: 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw and 0 points for losing.

Football League elections[edit]

Four Southern League clubs applied for election to the Football League. However, none were successful as all four League clubs were re-elected.[2]

Club League Votes
Grimsby Town Football League 49
Chester Football League 47
Colchester United Football League 44
Walsall Football League 33
Peterborough United Midland League 16
Worcester City Southern League 3
Headington United Southern League 2
Wigan Athletic Lancashire Combination 2
Bedford Town Southern League 0
Burton Albion Birmingham & District League 0
Nelson Lancashire Combination 0
North Shields North Eastern League 0
Yeovil Town Southern League 0

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