1958–59 Western Football League

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Western Football League
Season 1958–59
Champions Yeovil Town Reserves (Division One)
Bath City Reserves (Division Two)

The 1958–59 season was the 57th in the history of the Western Football League.

The champions for the first time in their history were Yeovil Town Reserves, and the winners of Division Two were Bath City Reserves.[1]

Final tables[edit]

Division One[edit]

Division One remained at nineteen clubs after Chippenham United were relegated the previous season, Trowbridge Town joined the Southern League, and two clubs joined:

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Yeovil Town Reserves 36 26 3 7 115 54 2.13 55
2 Salisbury 36 24 3 9 91 53 1.72 51
3 Dorchester Town 36 23 2 11 110 61 1.8 48
4 Bridgwater Town 36 21 6 9 81 57 1.42 48
5 Barnstaple Town 36 20 5 11 85 68 1.25 45
6 Chippenham Town 36 20 3 13 104 66 1.58 43
7 Bideford Town 36 15 11 10 83 60 1.38 41
8 Torquay United Reserves 36 18 3 15 70 70 1 39
9 Weymouth Reserves 36 18 2 16 84 63 1.33 38
10 Cinderford Town 36 15 4 17 60 63 0.95 34 Left at the end of the season
11 Bristol Rovers Colts 36 14 6 16 73 77 0.95 34
12 Glastonbury 36 15 3 18 63 81 0.77 33
13 Taunton Town 36 15 2 19 53 68 0.78 32
14 Bristol City Colts 36 12 7 17 75 88 0.85 31
15 Portland United 36 13 5 18 68 82 0.83 31
16 Poole Town Reserves 36 10 7 19 63 91 0.69 27
17 Gloucester City Reserves 36 9 5 22 64 91 0.7 23
18 Minehead 36 6 7 23 50 111 0.45 19
19 Frome Town (R) 36 4 4 28 52 140 0.37 12

Division Two[edit]

Division Two was reduced from eighteen clubs to seventeen after Gloucester City Reserves and Poole Town Reserves were promoted to Division One, Clevedon left, and two new clubs joined:

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Bath City Reserves (P) 34 20 7 5 95 39 2.43 47
2 Trowbridge Town Reserves (P) 34 20 5 7 88 56 1.57 45
3 Street 32 18 5 9 73 56 1.3 41
4 Bridgwater Town Reserves 32 16 8 8 81 55 1.47 40
5 Welton Rovers 32 18 3 11 80 53 1.51 39
6 Dorchester Town Reserves 32 16 6 10 73 52 1.4 38
7 Weston-super-Mare 32 16 5 11 80 59 1.36 37
8 Paulton Rovers 32 16 5 11 87 71 1.22 37
9 Stonehouse 32 16 4 12 85 47 1.81 36
10 Chippenham United 32 14 7 11 65 54 1.2 35
11 Taunton Town Reserves 32 11 6 15 58 81 0.72 28
12 Peasedown Miners Welfare 32 9 9 14 64 89 0.72 27
13 Clandown 32 10 6 16 58 74 0.78 26
14 Radstock Town 32 10 5 17 61 76 0.8 25
15 Ilfracombe Town 32 7 5 20 48 108 0.44 19 Left at the end of the season
16 Hoffman Athletic 32 4 4 24 49 107 0.46 12 Left at the end of the season
17 Wells City 32 5 2 25 44 112 0.39 12

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