1967–68 Western Football League

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Western Football League
Season 1967–68
Champions Bridgwater Town

The 1967–68 season was the 66th in the history of the Western Football League.

The champions for the first time in their history were Bridgwater Town.[1]

Final table[edit]

The league remained at 21 clubs after Exeter City Reserves and Weymouth Reserves left. Two new clubs joined:

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Bridgwater Town 40 27 8 5 92 41 2.24 62
2 Salisbury 40 28 3 9 105 35 3 59 Joined the Southern League
3 Glastonbury 40 24 7 9 103 64 1.61 55
4 Bath City Reserves 40 21 9 10 81 63 1.29 51
5 Frome Town 40 22 6 12 98 72 1.36 50
6 Minehead 40 18 13 9 72 49 1.47 49
7 Dorchester Town 40 17 14 9 81 50 1.62 48
8 Welton Rovers 40 20 6 14 74 55 1.34 46
9 Plymouth Argyle Colts 40 18 7 15 76 72 1.05 43 Left at the end of the season
10 Bridport 40 18 5 17 68 58 1.17 41
11 Torquay United Reserves 40 17 7 16 58 55 1.05 41
12 Andover 40 17 5 18 61 66 0.92 39
13 Taunton Town 40 11 15 14 76 68 1.12 37
14 Bideford 40 13 9 18 52 63 0.82 35
15 St Luke's College 40 12 9 19 60 78 0.77 33
16 Portland United 40 10 12 18 39 80 0.49 32
17 Bristol City Colts 40 9 10 21 33 59 0.56 28
18 Weston-super-Mare 40 9 10 21 40 79 0.51 28
19 Barnstaple Town 40 8 6 26 48 91 0.53 22
20 Devizes Town 40 7 7 26 56 113 0.5 21
21 Yeovil Town Reserves 40 5 10 25 36 98 0.37 20

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