1893–94 Bristol & District League

The 1893–94 season was the second in the history of the Bristol & District League, which was renamed the Western League in 1895. After a single division the previous season, a second division was formed, mostly of reserve teams from Division One clubs.

Bristol & District League
Season1893–94
ChampionsWarmley (Division One)
Warmley Res. (Division Two)

Warmley were the Division One champions again, having won the league in its initial season the previous year. Their reserve team won the new Division Two.[1]

Division One edit

Two new clubs joined Division One for this season, increasing the number of clubs from nine to ten after the resignation of Wells City.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
1 Warmley[a] 18 12 5 1 32 13 2.462 27
2 St George 18 10 6 2 39 23 1.696 26
3 Trowbridge Town 18 9 4 5 54 33 1.636 22
4 Bedminster 18 9 2 7 41 36 1.139 20
5 Clevedon 18 7 5 6 34 40 0.850 19
6 Clifton 18 6 4 8 37 30 1.233 16
7 Staple Hill 18 5 5 8 23 33 0.697 15
8 Gloucester 18 6 1 11 32 45 0.711 13
9 Eastville Rovers 18 5 2 11 30 39 0.769 12
10 Mangotsfield 18 2 4 12 19 48 0.396 8
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ Warmley were deducted two points for fielding a professional player

Division Two edit

Ten teams formed the new Division Two, including seven reserve teams from Division One clubs.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts Relegation
1 Warmley reserves 18 16 1 1 66 12 5.500 33
2 St George reserves 18 15 0 3 50 22 2.273 30
3 Trowbridge Town reserves 18 11 1 6 47 22 2.136 23 Withdrew from league at the end of the season
4 St Paul's 18 9 3 6 44 51 0.863 21
5 Barton Hill 18 7 4 7 40 32 1.250 18
6 Bedminster reserves 18 6 3 9 35 42 0.833 15
7 Mangotsfield reserves 18 6 1 11 26 41 0.634 13
8 Clifton reserves 18 5 2 11 29 59 0.492 12
9 Eastville Rovers reserves 18 4 2 12 23 45 0.511 10
10 Waverley 18 2 4 12 22 53 0.415 8
Source: [1]
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal average; 3) Number of goals scored. The points system: 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. The tables as published at the time contained errors, hence the totals do not balance in some columns.

References edit

  1. ^ a b Robinson, Michael (ed.), Non-League Football Tables 1889–2006, Soccer Books, 2006