2001–02 Wessex Football League

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Wessex Football League
Season 2001–02
Champions Andover
Relegated Swanage Town & Herston

The 2001–02 Wessex Football League was the 16th season of the Wessex Football League. The league champions for the second time in their history, and the second consecutive season, were Andover. Runners-up Fleet Town were promoted back to the Southern League at the second attempt, but Swanage Town & Herston finished bottom and were relegated for the second time, the first being in 1996.[1]

For sponsorship reasons, the league was known as the Jewson Wessex League.[2]

League table[edit]

The league consisted of one division of 23 clubs, the same as the previous season, after Portsmouth Royal Navy were relegated and one new club joined:[2]

Pos Club Pl W D L GF GA GDiff Pts Notes
1 Andover (C) 44 30 6 8 138 53 +85 96
2 Fleet Town (P) 44 29 9 6 107 59 +48 95 * Joined the Southern League
3 A.F.C. Totton 44 29 7 8 104 50 +54 94
4 Gosport Borough 44 26 11 7 101 41 +60 89
5 Lymington & New Milton 44 26 6 12 94 47 +47 84
6 Brockenhurst 44 27 2 15 99 57 +42 83
7 A.F.C. Newbury 44 22 12 10 87 51 +36 78
8 Wimborne Town 44 21 14 9 82 53 +29 77
9 Moneyfields 44 23 7 14 98 64 +34 76
10 Fareham Town 44 21 13 10 72 54 +18 76
11 Bemerton Heath Harlequins 44 18 11 15 103 84 +19 65
12 Thatcham Town 44 19 8 17 94 77 +17 65
13 Eastleigh 44 18 9 17 91 71 +20 63
14 Portland United 44 17 8 19 81 66 +15 59
15 Christchurch 44 16 7 21 61 80 –19 55
16 Cowes Sports 44 15 9 20 66 73 –7 54
17 Blackfield & Langley 44 16 5 23 82 121 –39 53
18 Bournemouth 44 14 7 23 61 84 –23 49
19 B.A.T. Sports 44 13 8 23 46 67 –21 47
20 Whitchurch United 44 5 5 34 27 116 −89 20
21 Downton 44 5 4 35 42 139 –97 19
22 Hamble A.S.S.C. 44 4 4 36 33 119 –86 16
23 Swanage Town & Herston (R) 44 3 6 35 31 174 –143 15 Relegated to the Dorset Premier League

* Fleet Town had one point deducted.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wessex League 1986–2011". Non League Matters. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "2001–02 Wessex League". FCHD. Retrieved 23 January 2014.