1991–92 Southern Football League

The 1991–92 Southern Football League season was the 89th in the history of the league, an English football competition.

Bromsgrove Rovers won the Premier Division to earned promotion to the Football Conference. Wealdstone, Poole Town, Fisher Athletic (who had just been relegated from the Conference) and Gravesend & Northfleet were all relegated from the Premier Division, whilst Solihull Borough (in their first season in the Southern League), Hastings Town, Hednesford Town and Weymouth were all promoted to the Premier Division, the former two as champions. Only two clubs, Alvechurch and Gosport Borough, were relegated from the Southern League, whilst Hythe Town folded and Rushden Town merged with United Counties League club Irthlingborough Diamonds to form Rushden & Diamonds.

Premier DivisionEdit

The Premier Division consisted of 22 clubs, including 19 clubs from the previous season and three new clubs:

League tableEdit

Southern Football League
Premier Division
Season1991–92
ChampionsBromsgrove Rovers
PromotedBromsgrove Rovers
RelegatedFisher Athletic
Gravesend & Northfleet
Poole Town
Wealdstone
Matches played462
Goals scored1,320 (2.86 per match)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Bromsgrove Rovers 42 27 9 6 78 34 +44 90 Promoted to the Football Conference
2 Dover Athletic 42 23 15 4 66 30 +36 84
3 VS Rugby 42 23 11 8 70 44 +26 80
4 Bashley 42 22 8 12 70 44 +26 74
5 Cambridge City 42 18 14 10 71 53 +18 68
6 Dartford 42 17 15 10 62 45 +17 66
7 Trowbridge Town 42 17 10 15 69 51 +18 61
8 Halesowen Town 42 15 15 12 61 49 +12 60
9 Moor Green 42 15 11 16 61 59 +2 56
10 Burton Albion 42 15 10 17 59 61 −2 55
11 Dorchester Town 42 14 13 15 66 73 −7 55
12 Gloucester City 42 15 9 18 67 70 −3 54
13 Atherstone United 42 15 8 19 54 66 −12 53
14 Corby Town 42 13 12 17 66 81 −15 51
15 Waterlooville 42 13 11 18 43 56 −13 50
16 Worcester City 42 12 13 17 56 59 −3 49
17 Crawley Town 42 12 12 18 62 67 −5 48
18 Chelmsford City 42 12 12 18 49 56 −7 48
19 Wealdstone 42 13 7 22 52 69 −17 46 Relegated to the Southern Division
20 Poole Town 42 10 13 19 46 77 −31 43
21 Fisher Athletic 42 9 11 22 53 89 −36 38
22 Gravesend & Northfleet 42 8 9 25 39 87 −48 33
Source: fchd.com rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Midland DivisionEdit

The Midland Division consisted of 22 clubs, including 19 clubs from the previous season and three new clubs:

At the end of the season Stroud reverted name to Forest Green Rovers, while Rushden Town merged into new club Irthlingborough Diamonds, who took over place in the Midland Division.

League tableEdit

Southern Football League
Midland Division
Season1991–92
ChampionsSolihull Borough
PromotedHednesford Town
Solihull Borough
RelegatedAlvechurch
Matches played462
Goals scored1,436 (3.11 per match)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Solihull Borough 42 29 10 3 92 40 +52 97 Promoted to the Premier Division
2 Hednesford Town 42 26 13 3 81 37 +44 91
3 Sutton Coldfield Town 42 21 11 10 71 51 +20 74
4 Barry Town 42 21 6 15 88 56 +32 69
5 Bedworth United 42 16 15 11 67 63 +4 63
6 Nuneaton Borough 42 17 11 14 68 53 +15 62
7 Tamworth 42 16 12 14 66 52 +14 60
8 Rushden Town 42 16 12 14 69 63 +6 60 Merged into Rushden & Diamonds
9 Stourbridge 42 17 8 17 85 62 +23 59
10 Newport 42 15 13 14 72 60 +12 58
11 Yate Town 42 14 15 13 65 64 +1 57
12 Bilston Town 42 15 10 17 56 67 −11 55
13 Grantham Town 42 11 17 14 59 55 +4 50
14 King's Lynn 42 13 11 18 61 68 −7 50
15 Hinckley Town 42 14 8 20 61 87 −26 50
16 Leicester United 42 12 13 17 56 63 −7 49
17 Bridgnorth Town 42 12 12 18 61 74 −13 48
18 Racing Club Warwick 42 11 14 17 45 61 −16 47
19 Stroud 42 14 4 24 66 88 −22 46
20 Redditch United 42 12 8 22 52 92 −40 44
21 Alvechurch 42 11 10 21 54 88 −34 43 Relegated to the West Midlands (Regional) League
22 Dudley Town 42 8 9 25 41 92 −51 33
Source: fchd.com rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Southern DivisionEdit

The Southern Division consisted of 22 clubs, including 18 clubs from the previous season and four new clubs:

League tableEdit

Southern Football League
Southern Division
Season1991–92
ChampionsHastings Town
PromotedHastings Town
Weymouth
RelegatedGosport Borough
Matches played462
Goals scored1,297 (2.81 per match)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Hastings Town 42 28 7 7 80 37 +43 91 Promoted to the Premier Division
2 Weymouth 42 22 12 8 64 35 +29 78
3 Havant Town 42 21 12 9 67 46 +21 75
4 Braintree Town 42 21 8 13 77 58 +19 71
5 Buckingham Town 42 19 15 8 57 26 +31 69[a]
6 Andover 42 18 10 14 73 68 +5 64
7 Ashford Town (Kent) 42 17 12 13 66 57 +9 63
8 Sudbury Town 42 18 9 15 70 66 +4 63
9 Sittingbourne 42 19 10 13 63 41 +22 61[b]
10 Burnham 42 15 14 13 57 55 +2 59
11 Baldock Town 42 16 10 16 62 67 −5 58
12 Salisbury 42 13 16 13 67 51 +16 55
13 Hythe Town 42 15 10 17 61 62 −1 55 Club folded
14 Margate 42 13 16 13 49 56 −7 55
15 Newport (Isle of Wight) 42 13 10 19 58 63 −5 49
16 Dunstable 42 12 12 18 55 67 −12 48
17 Bury Town 42 14 4 24 52 94 −42 46
18 Witney Town 42 11 12 19 55 76 −21 45
19 Fareham Town 42 12 8 22 45 71 −26 44
20 Erith & Belvedere 42 11 10 21 44 67 −23 43
21 Canterbury City 42 8 14 20 43 69 −26 38
22 Gosport Borough 42 6 9 27 32 65 −33 27 Relegated to the Wessex League
Source: fchd.com rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
Notes:
  1. ^ Buckingham Town were deducted three points.
  2. ^ Sittingbourne were deducted six points.

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