2007–08 Western Football League

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Western Football League
Season 2007–08

The 2007–08 Western Football League season (known as the 2007–08 Toolstation Western Football League for sponsorship reasons) was the 106th in the history of the Western Football League, a football competition in England. Teams were divided into two divisions; the Premier and the First.

The league champions for the first time in their history were Truro City, who were promoted to the Southern League. The champions of Division One were Wellington.

Premier Division[edit]

The Premier Division featured two new clubs in a league of 21, reduced from 22 the previous season after the promotion of Bridgwater Town to the Southern League, the relegation of Keynsham Town to the First Division, and the resignation of Torrington, who joined the North Devon League.

Final table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Truro City (C) (P) 40 33 4 3 132 39 +93 103 Promotion to Southern League Division One S&W
2 Dawlish Town 40 25 11 4 103 45 +58 86
3 Willand Rovers 40 22 10 8 78 48 +30 76
4 Frome Town 40 21 11 8 86 41 +45 74
5 Corsham Town 40 20 11 9 71 63 +8 71
6 Bideford 40 17 17 6 85 46 +39 68
7 Bitton 40 19 7 14 71 46 +25 64
8 Ilfracombe Town 40 19 7 14 76 69 +7 64
9 Welton Rovers 40 17 10 13 44 35 +9 61
10 Devizes Town 40 16 12 12 68 70 −2 60
11 Melksham Town 40 13 12 15 51 57 −6 51
12 Barnstaple Town 40 14 8 18 71 67 +4 50
13 Brislington 40 12 13 15 55 61 −6 49
14 Calne Town 40 15 4 21 57 70 −13 49
15 Hallen 40 13 10 17 64 81 −17 49
16 Bristol Manor Farm 40 10 9 21 64 84 −20 39
17 Radstock Town 40 10 8 22 60 83 −23 38
18 Street 40 8 9 23 36 80 −44 33
19 Bishop Sutton 40 7 8 25 41 99 −58 29
20 Chard Town 40 8 4 28 53 104 −51 28
21 Odd Down (R) 40 5 7 28 30 108 −78 22 Relegation to the First Division

Updated to games played on 4 May 2008.
Source: [1].
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

First Division[edit]

The First Division featured three new clubs in a league of 21, reduced from 22 the previous season after Truro City and Ilfracombe Town were promoted to the Premier Division, Biddestone resigned and Clyst Rovers transferred to the South West Peninsula League.

Final table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Wellington (C) (P) 40 27 8 5 124 45 +79 89 Promotion to the Premier Division
2 Sherborne Town (P) 40 26 7 7 111 41 +70 85
3 Larkhall Athletic 40 26 7 7 87 43 +44 85
4 Shrewton United 40 23 5 12 82 71 +11 74
5 Cadbury Heath 40 22 7 11 82 59 +23 73
6 Hengrove Athletic 40 20 9 11 83 61 +22 69
7 Westbury United 40 20 8 12 92 62 +30 68
8 Longwell Green Sports 40 19 11 10 71 47 +24 68
9 Portishead 40 17 12 11 81 59 +22 63
10 Roman Glass St George 40 15 10 15 70 55 +15 55
11 Shepton Mallet 40 16 5 19 71 79 −8 53
12 Oldland Abbotonians 40 13 11 16 80 77 +3 50
13 Bradford Town 40 14 8 18 62 84 −22 50
14 Keynsham Town 40 14 7 19 51 67 −16 49
15 Clevedon United 40 12 8 20 50 75 −25 44
16 Elmore 40 11 7 22 73 106 −33 40
17 Minehead Town 40 10 10 20 55 96 −41 40
18 Bridport 40 10 6 24 64 77 −13 36
19 Backwell United 40 7 10 23 48 101 −53 31 Resigned at the end of the season
20 Almondsbury 40 6 12 22 44 82 −38 30
21 Weston St Johns (R) 40 5 6 29 54 148 −94 21 Relegation to the Somerset County League

Updated to games played on 3 May 2008.
Source: [2].
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

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