1926–27 Western Football League

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Western Football League
Season 1926–27
Champions Bristol City Reserves (Division One)
Poole Reserves (Division Two)

The 1926–27 season was the 30th in the history of the Western Football League.

The Division One champions this season were again Bristol City Reserves. The winners of Division Two were Poole Reserves. There was no promotion or relegation between the two divisions.[1]

Final tables[edit]

Division One[edit]

The number of clubs in Division One was increased from ten to twelve:

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Bristol City Reserves 22 16 2 4 59 32 1.84 34
2 Torquay United 22 14 4 4 47 27 1.74 32 Elected to the Football League
3 Plymouth Argyle Reserves 22 13 1 8 63 37 1.7 27
4 Lovells Athletic 22 11 5 6 47 36 1.3 27
5 Bristol Rovers Reserves 22 12 3 7 49 41 1.19 27
6 Exeter City Reserves 22 10 3 9 61 53 1.15 23
7 Yeovil and Petters United 22 10 1 11 48 44 1.09 21
8 Swindon Town Reserves 22 9 2 11 41 47 0.87 20 Left at the end of the season
9 Bath City 22 8 3 11 35 50 0.7 19
10 Poole 22 6 2 14 40 69 0.58 14 Left at the end of the season
11 Taunton United 22 4 3 15 28 55 0.51 11
12 Weymouth 22 3 3 16 30 57 0.53 9

Division Two[edit]

Division Two was reduced from thirteen to ten clubs after Poole and Lovells Athletic were promoted to Division One, and Bath City Reserves, Paulton Rovers and Swindon Victoria all left the league. Two new teams joined the league:

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Poole Reserves 18 14 2 2 68 19 3.58 30
2 Radstock Town 18 12 1 5 43 29 1.48 25
3 Portland United 18 12 0 6 62 31 2 24
4 Welton Rovers 18 9 2 7 61 39 1.56 20
5 Yeovil and Petters United Reserves 18 8 3 7 44 40 1.1 19
6 Lovells Athletic Reserves 18 8 0 10 48 48 1 16 Left at the end of the season
7 Trowbridge Town 18 5 2 11 44 52 0.85 12
8 Frome Town 18 5 2 11 28 62 0.45 12 Left at the end of the season
9 Weymouth Reserves 18 4 4 10 25 60 0.42 12
10 Minehead 18 5 0 13 24 67 0.36 10

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