1929–30 Western Football League

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Western Football League
Season 1929–30
Champions Yeovil and Petters United (Division One)
Trowbridge Town (Division Two)

The 1929–30 season was the 33rd in the history of the Western Football League.

The Division One champions for the third time were Yeovil and Petters United, after finishing bottom of the table the previous season, the previous season's champions, Bristol Rovers Reserves, finished bottom this year. The winners of Division Two were Trowbridge Town for the second time in three years. There was again no promotion or relegation between the two divisions this season.[1]

Final tables[edit]

Division One[edit]

The composition of the eight-club Division One remained the same as for the previous season, with no clubs joining or leaving.

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Yeovil and Petters United 14 10 2 2 32 13 2.46 22
2 Exeter City Reserves 14 5 5 4 26 17 1.53 15
3 Bristol City Reserves 14 5 5 4 28 27 1.04 15
4 Plymouth Argyle Reserves 14 6 2 6 23 20 1.15 14
5 Taunton Town 14 6 2 6 17 30 0.57 14
6 Bath City 14 4 5 5 35 33 1.06 13 Left at the end of the season
7 Torquay United Reserves 14 4 3 7 27 32 0.84 11
8 Bristol Rovers Reserves 14 3 2 9 18 34 0.53 8

Division Two[edit]

Division Two was increased from nine to ten clubs after Salisbury City and Yeovil and Petters United Reserves left the league, and three new clubs joined:

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GAv1 Pts2 Notes
1 Trowbridge Town 18 12 2 4 50 28 1.79 26
2 Portland United 18 11 3 4 50 27 1.85 25
3 Wells City 18 10 3 5 52 31 1.68 23
4 Bristol City "A" 18 9 3 6 54 41 1.32 21
5 Welton Rovers 18 9 3 6 50 48 1.04 21
6 Bath City Reserves 18 6 6 6 43 39 1.1 18
7 Paulton Rovers 18 4 5 9 26 50 0.52 13
8 Bristol St George 18 5 1 12 41 51 0.8 11
9 Radstock Town 18 5 1 12 32 57 0.56 11
10 Weymouth 18 4 3 11 26 52 0.5 11

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