1922–23 Western Football League

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Western Football League
Season 1922–23
Champions Weymouth

The 1922–23 season was the 26th in the history of the Western Football League.

After a large number of clubs left at the end of the previous season, the Western League once again reverted to a single division. The champions this season were Weymouth, for the first time in their history.[1]

Final table[edit]

Two new clubs joined the league this season, and a single division of nine clubs was formed after Clandown, Coleford Athletic, Frome Town, Glastonbury, Horfield United, Paulton Rovers, Street, Timsbury Athletic, Torquay United and Welton Amateurs left the league.

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Weymouth 16 10 2 4 35 14 2.5 22
2 Welton Rovers 16 9 2 5 27 14 1.93 20 Moved to the Somerset Senior League
3 Yeovil and Petters United 16 7 5 4 28 19 1.47 19
4 Trowbridge Town 16 6 6 4 14 22 0.64 18
5 Peasedown St John 16 5 5 6 20 22 0.91 15
6 Radstock Town 16 4 7 5 14 19 0.74 15
7 Hanham Athletic 16 5 3 8 18 31 0.58 13 Left at the end of the season
8 Bath City 16 4 3 9 15 19 0.79 11
9 Cardiff Corinthians 16 3 5 8 14 25 0.56 11

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