2005–06 Western Football League

Western Football League
Season 2005–06
Champions Bideford (Premier Division)
Dawlish Town (Division One)

The 2005–06 season was the 104th in the history of the Western Football League.

The league champions for the ninth time in their history, and the fourth time in five seasons, were Bideford. The champions of Division One were Dawlish Town.[1]

Final tables

Premier Division

The Premier Division was increased from 20 to 21 clubs after Bridport and Clyst Rovers were relegated to the First Division. Three clubs joined:

1Bideford (C)3829729325+6894
2Corsham Town38241047830+4886
3Bristol Manor Farm38244108643+4372
4Welton Rovers38191276139+2269
5Calne Town38191097041+2967
6Willand Rovers38181196342+2165
7Frome Town381810106145+1664
11Bridgwater Town38157166654+1252
12Radstock Town38145196273–1147
13Barnstaple Town38129175462–845
14Melksham Town38128184368–2544
15Odd Down381110173444–1043
16Bishop Sutton38713183652–1634
17Keynsham Town38511223478–4426
18Devizes Town3875262794–6726
20Backwell United (R)38310253093–6319Relegated to the First Division
21Exmouth Town00000000Resigned mid-season, record expunged*

* Exmouth Town resigned from the league in January 2006, and their record was expunged. The club reformed in the Devon and Exeter League.

First Division

The First Division was increased from 20 to 22 clubs after Calne Town, Radstock Town and Willand Rovers were promoted to the Premier Division and five clubs joined:

1Dawlish Town (C) (P)42336311533+82105Promoted to the Premier Division
2Chard Town (P)42291038727+6097
3Street (P)42241178039+4183
4Ilfracombe Town42239108250+3278
5Westbury United422210109550+4576
7Larkhall Athletic421911129356+3768
9Shrewton United42187178879+961
10Bradford Town421513147181–1058
11Clevedon United421512156267–557
12Longwell Green Sports42159184952–354
13Weston St Johns42183216381–1854*
14Cadbury Heath42158197062+853
15Saltash United42157207184–1352Left to join the South Western League
19Minehead Town42992447100–5336
20Shepton Mallet42104283485–5134
21Clyst Rovers4277284792–4528

* Weston St Johns had three points deducted.

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.


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