1937–38 Western Football League

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Western Football League
Season 1937–38
Champions Bristol City Reserves (Division One)
Weymouth (Division Two)

The 1937–38 season was the 41st in the history of the Western Football League.

The Division One champions for the fifth time in their history were Bristol City Reserves. The winners of Division Two for the second consecutive season were Weymouth. There was again no promotion or relegation between the two divisions this season.[1]

Final tables[edit]

Division One[edit]

Division One remained at five clubs, with no clubs leaving or joining.

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Bristol City Reserves 8 6 1 1 21 7 3 13
2 Yeovil and Petters United 8 5 1 2 20 16 1.25 11
3 Bristol Rovers Reserves 8 4 0 4 15 14 1.07 8
4 Torquay United Reserves 8 3 1 4 12 15 0.8 7
5 Lovells Athletic 8 0 1 7 9 25 0.36 1

Division Two[edit]

Division Two remained at eighteen clubs after Swindon Town Reserves left and one new club joined:

  • Bath City Reserves, rejoining after leaving the league in 1936.
Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Weymouth 34 27 4 3 121 34 3.56 58
2 Street 34 21 4 9 113 53 2.13 46
3 Portland United 34 17 6 11 109 57 1.91 40
4 Yeovil and Petters United Reserves 34 15 10 9 99 61 1.62 40
5 Salisbury City 34 18 4 12 94 76 1.24 40
6 Chippenham Town 34 18 4 12 91 90 1.01 40
7 Radstock Town 34 18 4 12 79 80 0.99 40
8 Trowbridge Town 34 16 7 11 102 76 1.34 39
9 Glastonbury 34 18 2 14 85 67 1.27 38
10 Poole Town 34 14 7 13 79 67 1.18 35
11 Wells City 34 13 8 13 75 87 0.86 34
12 Bristol City "A" 34 15 1 18 86 100 0.86 31
13 Warminster Town 34 10 9 15 66 92 0.72 29
14 Frome Town 34 9 7 18 66 94 0.7 25
15 Bristol Rovers "A" 34 9 6 19 63 89 0.71 24
16 Paulton Rovers 34 9 6 19 61 124 0.49 24
17 Welton Rovers 34 5 7 22 52 142 0.37 17
18 Bath City Reserves 34 3 6 25 51 103 0.49 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