1938–39 Western Football League
|Champions||Lovells Athletic (Division One)
Trowbridge Town (Division Two)
The 1938–39 season was the 42nd in the history of the Western Football League.
The Division One champions for the second time in their history were Lovells Athletic, after finishing bottom the previous season. The winners of Division Two for the second consecutive season were Trowbridge Town. There was again no promotion or relegation between the two divisions this season, and the league was restructured before the 1939–40 season following the outbreak of World War II.
Division One was increased from five to six clubs, with one new club joining:
- Bath City, rejoining after leaving the league in 1936.
|1||Lovells Athletic||10||7||2||1||27||14||1.93||16||Left at the end of the season|
|2||Yeovil and Petters United||10||6||2||2||32||20||1.6||14||Left at the end of the season|
|3||Bristol City Reserves||10||4||1||5||24||24||1||9|
|4||Bath City||10||2||5||3||16||22||0.73||9||Left at the end of the season|
|5||Torquay United Reserves||10||2||4||4||14||17||0.82||8||Left at the end of the season|
|6||Bristol Rovers Reserves||10||1||2||7||9||25||0.36||4||Left at the end of the season|
Division Two remained at eighteen clubs with no clubs leaving or joining.
|2||Yeovil and Petters United Reserves||34||22||4||8||112||66||1.7||48||Left at the end of the season|
|3||Street||34||21||5||8||93||57||1.63||47||Left at the end of the season|
|4||Poole Town||34||21||4||9||106||67||1.58||46||Left at the end of the season|
|5||Weymouth||34||19||5||10||105||51||2.06||43||Left at the end of the season|
|7||Portland United||34||18||4||12||107||64||1.67||40||Left at the end of the season|
|8||Bristol City "A"||34||17||6||11||87||58||1.5||40||Left at the end of the season|
|11||Frome Town||34||11||9||14||76||104||0.73||31||Left at the end of the season|
|12||Bath City Reserves||34||8||8||18||64||100||0.64||24|
|14||Warminster Town||34||8||7||19||49||105||0.47||23||Left at the end of the season|
|15||Bristol Rovers "A"||34||9||4||21||58||92||0.63||22||Left at the end of the season|
|17||Salisbury City||34||7||7||20||50||93||0.54||21||Left at the end of the season|
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.
3 The tables as published at the time contained errors, hence the totals do not balance in some columns.
- Robinson, Michael (ed.), Non-League Football Tables 1889–2006, Soccer Books, 2006