1892–93 Bristol & District League

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]

Bristol & District League
Season1892–93
ChampionsWarmley

Final table edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GR Pts Qualification
1 Warmley 16 11 3 2 72 19 3.789 25
2 Trowbridge Town 16 10 4 2 66 17 3.882 24
3 St George 16 9 5 2 36 22 1.636 23
4 Bedminster 16 6 5 5 30 34 0.882 17
5 Clevedon 16 6 4 6 25 36 0.694 16
6 Eastville Rovers 16 6 3 7 36 40 0.900 15
7 Clifton 16 4 2 10 27 61 0.443 10
8 Mangotsfield 16 3 2 11 19 45 0.422 8
9 Wells City 16 1 4 11 14 51 0.275 6 Left to rejoin the Somerset Senior League at end of season
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw and 0 points for losing. The system of using goal average to separate two teams tied on points was used up to and including the 1976–77 season.

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 1–4 6–0
Wells City 2–2 0–1 1–4 2–2 2–0 0–2 0–5
Source: British Newspaper Archive
Legend: 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