1973–74 Western Football League

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Western Football League
Season 1973–74
Champions Welton Rovers

The 1973–74 season was the 72nd in the history of the Western Football League.

The champions for the fourth time in their history were Welton Rovers.[1]

Final table[edit]

The league was increased from sixteen clubs to nineteen after Bristol City Colts and Torquay United Reserves left, and five new clubs joined:

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Welton Rovers 36 27 5 4 80 32 2.5 59
2 Taunton Town 36 25 8 3 86 19 4.53 58
3 Bridgwater Town 36 23 6 7 71 34 2.09 52
4 Exeter City Reserves 36 21 7 8 61 33 1.85 49 Left at the end of the season
5 Devizes Town 36 18 9 9 73 44 1.66 45
6 Glastonbury 36 18 7 11 69 46 1.5 43
7 Frome Town 36 16 9 11 64 43 1.49 41
8 Barnstaple Town 36 17 7 12 76 60 1.27 41
9 Mangotsfield United 36 17 7 12 57 52 1.1 41
10 Dawlish 36 17 6 13 53 67 0.79 40
11 St Luke's College 36 14 5 17 48 48 1 33
12 Weston-super-Mare 36 13 7 16 44 50 0.88 33
13 Keynsham Town 36 11 5 20 39 65 0.6 27
14 Tiverton Town 36 7 11 18 42 67 0.63 25
15 Bridport 36 10 5 21 41 67 0.61 25
16 Exmouth Town 36 6 11 19 31 70 0.44 23
17 Ashtonians United 36 8 5 23 43 75 0.57 21 Merged with Clevedon at the end of the season
18 Avon Bradford 36 5 6 25 36 85 0.42 16 Left at the end of the season
19 Chippenham Town 36 3 6 27 25 82 0.3 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