1965–66 Western Football League

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Western Football League
Season 1965–66
Champions Welton Rovers

The 1965–66 season was the 64th in the history of the Western Football League.

The champions for the second time in their history, and the second season in succession, were Welton Rovers, who completed the season unbeaten.[1]

Final table[edit]

The league was reduced from 22 clubs to 18 after Bath City Reserves, Bristol City Reserves, Chippenham Town, Poole Town Reserves and Yeovil Town Reserves all left the league. One new club joined:

  • Bristol City Colts, rejoining the league after leaving in 1961.
Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Welton Rovers 34 25 9 0 105 28 3.75 59
2 Portland United 34 23 2 9 75 50 1.5 48
3 Bideford 34 19 8 7 90 49 1.84 46
4 Andover 34 16 8 10 74 57 1.3 40
5 Minehead 34 13 12 9 46 44 1.04 38
6 Frome Town 34 14 9 11 53 53 1 37
7 Glastonbury 34 12 11 11 61 46 1.33 35
8 Taunton Town 34 15 5 14 73 69 1.06 35
9 Bridgwater Town 34 12 10 12 63 62 1.02 34
10 Salisbury 34 12 8 14 62 57 1.09 32
11 Torquay United Reserves 34 11 10 13 56 56 1 32
12 Exeter City Reserves 34 13 4 17 63 70 0.9 30
13 Weymouth Reserves 34 11 8 15 65 76 0.85 30
14 Weston-super-Mare 34 12 5 17 48 61 0.79 29
15 Bridport 34 12 5 17 57 90 0.63 29
16 Dorchester Town 34 9 5 20 41 79 0.52 23
17 Barnstaple Town 34 7 8 19 35 59 0.59 22
18 Bristol City Colts 34 4 5 25 33 94 0.35 13

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