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2001–02 Western Football League

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Season  2001–02
Champions  Bideford (Premier Division) Frome Town (Division One)

The 2001–02 season was the 100th in the history of the Western Football League.


The league champions for the sixth time in their history were Bideford, but runners-up Taunton Town took promotion to the Southern League. The champions of Division One were Frome Town.

Premier Division

The Premier Division remained at 20 clubs after Chippenham Town were promoted to the Southern League, Minehead Town were relegated to the First Division, and two clubs joined:

  • Keynsham Town, runners-up in the First Division.
  • Team Bath, champions of the First Division.
  • First Division

    The First Division remained at 20 clubs after Team Bath and Keynsham Town were promoted to the Premier Division, Pewsey Vale transferred to the Hellenic League, and three clubs joined:

  • Minehead Town, relegated from the Premier Division.
  • Shepton Mallet, promoted from the Somerset Senior League.
  • Willand Rovers, promoted from the Devon County League.
  • Worle St Johns F.C. changed their name to Weston St Johns F.C.
  • * Bath City Reserves 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.


    2001–02 Western Football League Wikipedia