1969–70 Western Football League

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Western Football League
Season 1969–70
Champions Glastonbury

The 1969–70 season was the 68th in the history of the Western Football League.

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

Final table[edit]

The league was increased from 19 to 20 clubs after no clubs left and one new club joined:

  • Weymouth Reserves, rejoining the league after leaving in 1967.
Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Glastonbury 38 29 5 4 100 37 2.7 63
2 Andover 38 26 6 6 76 20 3.8 58
3 Bridgwater Town 38 23 7 8 97 41 2.37 53
4 Minehead 38 21 10 7 70 37 1.89 52
5 Taunton Town 38 21 8 9 84 56 1.5 50
6 Bideford 38 20 7 11 84 58 1.45 47
7 Dorchester Town 38 18 8 12 78 69 1.13 44
8 Torquay United Reserves 38 15 10 13 70 54 1.3 40
9 Bath City Reserves 38 16 7 15 71 67 1.06 39
10 Welton Rovers 38 17 3 18 72 62 1.16 37
11 Weston-super-Mare 38 14 8 16 53 72 0.74 36
12 Frome Town 38 12 10 16 62 73 0.85 34
13 Portland United 38 14 6 18 63 94 0.67 34 Left at the end of the season
14 Bristol City Colts 38 13 7 18 58 76 0.76 33
15 Devizes Town 38 10 9 19 44 70 0.63 29
16 Barnstaple Town 38 11 6 21 58 73 0.79 28
17 Yeovil Town Reserves 38 9 6 23 38 78 0.49 24 Left at the end of the season
18 Weymouth Reserves 38 10 4 24 34 74 0.46 24 Left at the end of the season
19 Bridport 38 6 9 23 43 86 0.5 21
20 St Luke's College 38 4 6 28 35 93 0.38 14

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