1961–62 Western Football League

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Western Football League
Season 1961–62
Champions Bristol City Reserves

The 1961–62 season was the 60th in the history of the Western Football League.

The champions for the sixth time in their history were the returning Bristol City Reserves.[1]

Final table[edit]

The league was reduced from 21 to 20 clubs after Bristol City Colts, Exeter City Reserves and Trowbridge Town Reserves left. Two new clubs joined:

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Bristol City Reserves 38 28 7 3 132 36 3.67 63
2 Salisbury 38 27 2 9 105 41 2.56 56
3 Bideford Town 38 21 11 6 84 49 1.71 53
4 Torquay United Reserves 38 20 5 13 95 78 1.22 45
5 Poole Town Reserves 38 19 5 14 115 85 1.35 43
6 Dorchester Town 38 19 5 14 102 85 1.2 43
7 Bridgwater Town 38 17 8 13 89 69 1.29 42
8 Minehead 38 17 8 13 80 68 1.18 42
9 Chippenham Town 38 17 6 15 79 71 1.11 40
10 Portland United 38 16 8 14 92 85 1.08 40
11 Weston-super-Mare 38 14 11 13 63 68 0.93 39
12 Weymouth Reserves 38 16 6 16 85 71 1.2 38
13 Bath City Reserves 38 13 9 16 74 80 0.92 35
14 Bridport 38 11 8 19 72 93 0.77 30
15 Yeovil Town Reserves 38 13 3 22 74 99 0.75 29
16 Welton Rovers 38 11 7 20 61 104 0.59 29
17 Taunton Town 38 11 4 23 59 114 0.52 26
18 Bristol Rovers Colts 38 6 13 19 59 93 0.63 25
19 Barnstaple Town 38 8 7 23 52 120 0.43 23
20 Glastonbury 38 7 5 26 44 107 0.41 19

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