1990–91 Western Football League

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Western Football League
Season 1990–91
Champions Mangotsfield United (Premier Division)
Minehead (Division One)

The 1990–91 season was the 89th in the history of the Western Football League.

The league champions for the first time in their history were Mangotsfield United. The champions of Division One were Minehead after finishing bottom the previous season.[1]

Final tables[edit]

Premier Division[edit]

The Premier Division remained at 21 clubs after Swanage Town & Herston transferred to the Wessex League. One club joined:

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GDiff1 Pts2 Notes
1 Mangotsfield United (C) 40 28 8 4 113 39 +74 92
2 Torrington 40 25 7 8 91 41 +50 82
3 Plymouth Argyle Reserves 40 25 8 7 100 28 +72 81*
4 Tiverton Town 40 22 11 7 85 45 +40 77
5 Weston-super-Mare 40 20 10 10 74 57 +17 70
6 Saltash United 40 20 6 14 67 46 +21 66
7 Taunton Town 40 18 9 13 62 49 +13 63
8 Liskeard Athletic 40 18 7 15 85 69 +16 61
9 Dawlish Town 40 15 16 9 58 49 +9 61
10 Paulton Rovers 40 16 11 13 74 60 +14 59
11 Clevedon Town 40 16 10 14 52 55 –3 58
12 Bideford 40 13 10 17 61 76 –15 49
13 Frome Town 40 14 6 20 56 78 –22 48
14 Bristol Manor Farm 40 12 9 19 52 66 –14 45
15 Welton Rovers 40 11 11 18 40 61 –21 44
16 Chard Town 40 11 10 19 48 86 –38 43
17 Chippenham Town 40 10 12 18 42 64 –22 42
18 Ottery St Mary 40 11 4 25 43 88 –45 37
19 Exmouth Town 40 9 8 23 59 93 –34 35
20 Barnstaple Town (R) 40 8 10 22 44 86 –42 34 Relegated to the First Division
21 Radstock Town (R) 40 4 5 31 46 116 –70 17

* Plymouth Argyle Reserves had two points deducted for fielding an ineligible player.

First Division[edit]

The First Division was increased from 20 clubs to 21, after Ottery St Mary were promoted to the Premier Division. Two new clubs joined:

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GDiff1 Pts2 Notes
1 Minehead (C) (P) 40 28 9 3 102 41 +61 93 Promoted to the Premier Division
2 Elmore (P) 40 24 6 10 89 47 +42 78
3 Calne Town 40 25 2 13 85 55 +30 77
4 Odd Down 40 22 10 8 59 36 +23 76
5 Westbury United 40 21 9 10 60 44 +16 72
6 Bridport 40 18 11 11 65 48 +17 65
7 Torquay United Reserves 40 17 10 13 62 52 +10 61
8 Devizes Town 40 17 10 13 68 66 +2 61
9 Ilfracombe Town 40 15 12 13 62 54 +8 57
10 Crediton United 40 14 13 13 55 48 +7 55
11 Wellington 40 15 10 15 58 55 +3 55
12 Bath City Reserves 40 14 11 15 67 64 +3 53
13 Keynsham Town 40 14 9 17 59 58 +1 51
14 Clandown 40 14 8 18 43 71 –28 50
15 Melksham Town 40 13 10 17 54 60 –6 49
16 Backwell United 40 11 9 20 56 70 –14 42
17 Yeovil Town Reserves 40 10 6 24 59 91 –32 36 Left at the end of the season
18 Warminster Town 40 9 9 22 39 74 –35 36
19 Larkhall Athletic 40 9 8 23 38 70 –32 35
20 Heavitree United 40 6 12 22 32 81 –49 30
21 Glastonbury 40 5 14 21 39 65 –26 29

1 The system of using goal difference to separate two teams tied on points was used.

2 The points system: 3 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