1968–69 Western Football League

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Western Football League
Season 1968–69
Champions Taunton Town

The 1968–69 season was the 67th in the history of the Western Football League.

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

Final table[edit]

The league was reduced from 21 to 19 clubs after Salisbury joined the Southern League and Plymouth Argyle Colts left. No new clubs joined.

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Taunton Town 36 24 5 7 96 53 1.81 53
2 Bideford 36 21 7 8 77 44 1.75 49
3 Bridgwater Town 36 18 12 6 72 30 2.4 48
4 Glastonbury 36 22 4 10 85 49 1.73 48
5 Frome Town 36 18 11 7 57 38 1.5 47
6 Andover 36 16 9 11 63 43 1.46 41
7 Minehead 36 16 9 11 57 43 1.33 41
8 Welton Rovers 36 14 9 13 51 51 1 37
9 Dorchester Town 36 15 6 15 63 53 1.19 36
10 Bath City Reserves 36 15 6 15 58 49 1.18 36
11 Barnstaple Town 36 14 7 15 58 67 0.87 35
12 Devizes Town 36 14 7 15 56 77 0.73 35
13 Torquay United Reserves 36 15 3 18 51 60 0.85 33
14 Bristol City Colts 36 13 6 17 64 68 0.94 32
15 Bridport 36 8 11 17 34 54 0.63 27
16 Weston-super-Mare 36 7 11 18 29 54 0.54 25
17 St Luke's College 36 9 5 22 44 74 0.59 23
18 Portland United 36 7 8 21 36 80 0.45 22
19 Yeovil Town Reserves 36 4 8 24 41 105 0.39 16

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