1892–93 Bristol & District League

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Bristol & District League
Season 1892–93
Champions Warmley

The 1892–93 season was the first in the history of the Bristol & District League, which was renamed the Western League in 1895. Nine clubs formed the new league, which consisted of a single division. Wells City joined the league from the Somerset Senior League, of which they had been champions twice. Warmley were the first champions of the new league.[1]

Final table[edit]

Division One[edit]

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Warmley 16 11 3 2 72 19 3.79 25
2 Trowbridge Town 16 10 4 2 66 17 3.88 24
3 St George 16 9 5 2 36 22 1.64 23
4 Bedminster 16 6 5 5 30 34 0.88 17
5 Clevedon 16 6 4 6 25 36 0.69 16
6 Eastville Rovers 16 6 3 7 36 40 0.9 15
7 Clifton 16 4 2 10 27 61 0.44 10
8 Mangotsfield 16 3 2 11 19 45 0.42 8
9 Wells City 16 1 4 11 14 51 0.27 6 Left to rejoin the Somerset Senior League at end of 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.

Results[edit]

Home \ Away BED CLE CLI EAS MAN STG TRO WAR WEL
Bedminster 1–1 1–1 5–0 3–1 1–1 4–0 2–0 1–1
Clevedon 2–3 4–1 1–0 0–1 1–2 2–2 1–1 3–1
Clifton 2–5 1–3 4–1 1–4 0–5 1–3
Eastville Rovers 5–2 1–2 3–1 1–3 2–1 2–2 2–2 5–1
Mangotsfield 0–4 1–1 0–5 1–3 1–3 0–5 6–0
St George 3–1 3–2 2–0 2–1 0–0 2–2 2–2
Trowbridge Town 4–0 9–0 14–1 6–2 4–1 2–2 6–0
Warmley 9–0 9–1 8–0 8–2 7–1 6–3 6–0
Wells City 2–2 0–1 1–4 2–2 0–2 0–5
Source: British Newspaper Archive
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robinson, Michael (ed.), Non-League Football Tables 1889–2006, Soccer Books, 2006