2004–05 Western Football League

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Western Football League
Season 2004–05
Champions Bideford (Premier Division)
Willand Rovers (Division One)

The 2004–05 season was the 103rd in the history of the Western Football League.

The league champions for the eighth time in their history, and the third time in four seasons, were Bideford, the champions of Division One were Willand Rovers.[1]

Final tables[edit]

Premier Division[edit]

The Premier Division was increased from 18 to 20 clubs after Paulton Rovers were promoted to the Southern League, and Dawlish Town and Elmore were relegated to the First Division. Five clubs joined:

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GDiff1 Pts2 Notes
1 Bideford (C) 38 28 4 6 105 26 +79 88
2 Corsham Town 38 25 8 5 79 33 +46 83
3 Frome Town 38 23 7 8 78 35 +43 76
4 Hallen 38 23 6 9 81 38 +43 75
5 Exmouth Town 38 21 8 9 64 39 +25 71
6 Bridgwater Town 38 22 4 12 66 46 +20 70
7 Bristol Manor Farm 38 17 7 14 56 59 –3 58
8 Bitton 38 15 12 11 64 66 –2 57
9 Backwell United 38 14 13 11 58 46 +12 55
10 Brislington 38 14 8 16 50 51 –1 50
11 Keynsham Town 38 14 7 17 39 62 –23 49
12 Barnstaple Town 38 15 3 20 51 68 –17 48
13 Odd Down 38 12 9 17 47 57 –10 45
14 Melksham Town 38 10 9 19 57 70 –13 39
15 Devizes Town 38 10 8 20 37 63 –26 38
16 Torrington 38 11 5 22 50 83 –33 38
17 Welton Rovers 38 8 12 18 59 80 –21 36
18 Bishop Sutton 38 9 9 20 44 71 –27 36
19 Bridport (R) 38 10 4 24 52 75 –23 34 Relegated to the First Division
20 Clyst Rovers (R) 38 3 9 26 44 113 –69 18

First Division[edit]

The First Division was increased from 19 to 20 clubs after Hallen, Bitton, Bristol Manor Farm, Clyst Rovers and Corsham Town were promoted to the Premier Division and six clubs joined:

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GDiff1 Pts2 Notes
1 Willand Rovers (C) (P) 38 27 7 4 88 31 +57 88 Promoted to the Premier Division
2 Calne Town (P) 38 23 10 5 91 30 +61 79
3 Radstock Town (P) 38 24 7 7 67 38 +29 79
4 Dawlish Town 38 20 12 6 81 42 +39 72
5 Larkhall Athletic 38 21 8 9 65 35 +30 71
6 Shrewton United 38 22 3 13 83 56 +27 69
7 Street 38 17 12 9 68 46 +22 63
8 Ilfracombe Town 38 16 11 11 72 76 –4 59
9 Clevedon United 38 15 7 16 61 64 –3 52
10 Elmore 38 14 7 17 59 67 –8 49
11 Weston St Johns 38 14 7 17 62 88 –26 49
12 Almondsbury 38 11 10 17 55 79 –24 43
13 Cadbury Heath 38 10 12 16 46 58 –12 42
14 Wellington 38 11 9 18 58 76 –18 42
15 Chard Town 38 11 8 19 43 63 –20 41
16 Westbury United 38 8 14 16 57 75 –18 38
17 Saltash United 38 8 11 19 61 77 –16 35
18 Minehead Town 38 8 10 20 41 64 –23 34
19 Biddestone 38 3 14 21 40 81 –41 23
20 Shepton Mallet 38 3 9 26 38 90 –52 18

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