2006–07 Western Football League

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Western Football League
Season 2006–07

The 2006–07 Western Football League season (known as the 2006–07 Toolstation Western Football League for sponsorship reasons) was the 105th in the history of the Western Football League, a football competition in England. Teams were divided into two divisions; the Premier and the First.

The league champions for the first time in their history were Corsham Town, although it was runners-up Bridgwater Town who took promotion to the Southern League. The champions of Division One were newcomers Truro City.

Premier Division[edit]

The Premier Division featured three new clubs in a league of 22, increased from 21 the previous season after Exmouth Town resigned and Backwell United were relegated to the First Division.

Final table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Corsham Town (C) 42 29 9 4 81 30 +51 96
2 Bridgwater Town (P) 42 29 7 6 91 34 +57 94 Promotion to Southern League Division One S&W
3 Frome Town 42 28 7 7 86 41 +45 91
4 Bideford 42 23 8 11 88 48 +40 77
5 Melksham Town 42 21 10 11 84 48 +36 73
6 Willand Rovers 42 21 10 11 69 46 +23 73
7 Barnstaple Town 42 21 9 12 72 71 +1 72
8 Bitton 42 19 10 13 66 49 +17 67
9 Hallen 42 20 7 15 72 60 +12 67
10 Dawlish Town 42 17 8 17 73 66 +7 59
11 Odd Down 42 17 7 18 50 53 −3 58
12 Bristol Manor Farm 42 14 12 16 50 51 −1 54
13 Calne Town 42 15 7 20 57 58 −1 52
14 Devizes Town 42 14 10 18 58 70 −12 52
15 Welton Rovers 42 12 15 15 54 47 +7 51
16 Radstock Town 42 14 5 23 58 78 −20 47
17 Brislington 42 11 13 18 44 61 −17 46
18 Chard Town 42 9 11 22 51 78 −27 38
19 Street 42 9 11 22 50 83 −33 38
20 Torrington 42 9 6 27 46 105 −59 33 Resigned at the end of the season
21 Bishop Sutton 42 9 4 29 38 89 −51 31
22 Keynsham Town (R) 42 4 8 30 35 107 −72 20 Relegation to the First Division

Updated to games played on 14 May 2007.
Source: [1].
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

First Division[edit]

The First Division remained at 22 clubs after Chard Town, Dawlish Town and Street were promoted to the Premier Division, and Saltash United left to join the South Western League. Four clubs joined:

Final table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Truro City (C) (P) 42 37 4 1 185 23 +162 115 Promotion to the Premier Division
2 Portishead 42 29 6 7 88 33 +55 93
3 Ilfracombe Town (P) 42 29 5 8 98 51 +47 92 Promotion to the Premier Division
4 Sherborne Town 42 25 8 9 87 44 +43 83
5 Larkhall Athletic 42 24 8 10 88 41 +47 80
6 Westbury United 42 19 10 13 71 57 +14 67
7 Wellington 42 18 9 15 63 60 +3 63
8 Longwell Green Sports 42 17 11 14 51 44 +7 62
9 Cadbury Heath 42 17 9 16 78 69 +9 60
10 Hengrove Athletic 42 17 7 18 58 64 −6 58
11 Bridport 42 17 6 19 84 81 +3 57
12 Shrewton United 42 15 11 16 65 71 −6 56
13 Biddestone 42 15 9 18 69 73 −4 54 Resigned at the end of the season
14 Clevedon United 42 14 12 16 54 69 −15 54
15 Almondsbury 42 11 11 20 47 73 −26 44
16 Elmore 42 10 14 18 62 94 −32 44
17 Bradford Town 42 12 4 26 42 86 −44 40
18 Backwell United 42 10 8 24 48 105 −57 38
19 Weston St Johns 42 8 10 24 47 93 −46 34
20 Shepton Mallet 42 8 10 24 34 83 −49 34
21 Clyst Rovers 42 8 9 25 61 108 −47 33 Transferred to the South West Peninsula League
22 Minehead Town 42 7 9 26 42 100 −58 30

Updated to games played on 19 May 2007.
Source: [2].
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

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