1995–96 Western Football League

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Western Football League
Season 1995–96
Champions Taunton Town (Premier Division)
Bridgwater Town (Division One)

The 1994–95 season was the 94th in the history of the Western Football League.

The league champions for the third time in their history were Taunton Town. The champions of Division One were Bridgwater Town.[1]

Final tables[edit]

Premier Division[edit]

The Premier Division remained at 18 clubs after Liskeard Athletic and Saltash United left the league. Two clubs joined:

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GDiff1 Pts2 Notes
1 Taunton Town (C) 34 25 7 2 84 20 +64 82
2 Tiverton Town 34 25 4 5 101 34 +67 79
3 Mangotsfield United 34 22 7 5 88 23 +65 73
4 Torrington 34 23 4 7 64 37 +27 73
5 Brislington 34 17 4 13 60 41 +19 55
6 Bideford 34 16 7 11 63 47 +16 55
7 Backwell United 34 15 7 12 54 46 +8 52
8 Paulton Rovers 34 14 10 10 59 53 +6 52
9 Calne Town 34 14 9 11 41 40 +1 51
10 Chippenham Town 34 11 12 11 53 41 +12 45
11 Bridport 34 13 5 16 51 60 –9 44
12 Bristol Manor Farm 34 11 6 17 55 69 –14 39
13 Westbury United 34 9 9 16 39 53 –14 36
14 Barnstaple Town 34 10 6 18 61 78 –17 36
15 Odd Down Athletic 34 6 6 22 39 77 –38 24
16 Elmore 34 6 6 22 30 91 –61 24
17 Frome Town (R) 34 5 7 22 30 84 –54 22 Relegated to the First Division
18 Crediton United (R) 34 3 6 25 18 96 –78 15

First Division[edit]

The First Division was reduced from 21 clubs to 19, after Backwell United and Brislington were promoted to the Premier Division. No clubs joined.

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GDiff1 Pts2 Notes
1 Bridgwater Town (C) (P) 36 29 3 4 93 29 +64 90 Promoted to the Premier Division
2 Chard Town (P) 36 28 6 2 65 17 +48 90
3 Keynsham Town 36 22 7 7 69 35 +34 73
4 Bishop Sutton 36 18 9 9 48 36 +12 63
5 Clyst Rovers 36 18 7 11 74 52 +22 61
6 Welton Rovers 36 15 11 10 52 43 +9 56
7 Devizes Town 36 15 10 11 61 50 +11 55
8 Dawlish Town 36 14 9 13 56 53 +3 51
9 Melksham Town 36 13 11 12 59 54 +5 50
10 Warminster Town 36 14 6 16 51 57 –6 48
11 Glastonbury 36 12 10 14 45 54 –9 46
12 Wellington 36 12 8 16 47 52 –5 44
13 Pewsey Vale 36 10 6 20 34 71 –37 36
14 Heavitree United 36 9 8 19 64 81 –17 35
15 Larkhall Athletic 36 10 4 22 50 78 –28 34
16 Amesbury Town 36 7 10 19 37 67 –30 31
17 Minehead 36 8 7 21 41 73 –32 31
18 Exmouth Town 36 9 3 24 44 67 –23 30
19 Ilfracombe Town 36 6 11 19 43 64 –21 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