2015–16 Wessex Football League

From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Jump to: navigation, search
Wessex Football League
Season 2015-16
Champions Salisbury

The 2015–16 Wessex Football League season (known as the Sydenhams Football League (Wessex) for sponsorship reasons) was the 30th in the history of the Wessex Football League since its establishment in 1986.

The league consisted of two divisions: the Premier Division and Division One. The constitution was announced on 23 June 2015.[1]

Premier Division

The Premier Division featured 21 teams, the same as last season, after Petersfield Town and Winchester City were promoted to the Southern League, and Christchurch and Totton & Eling were relegated to Division One.

Four teams joined the division:

Four clubs applied for promotion to Step 4: AFC Portchester, Andover Town, Blackfield & Langley and Salisbury.[2] AFC Portchester and Blackfield & Langley failed the ground grading requirements.

League table

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Salisbury (C) (P) 40 34 3 3 126 29 +97 105 Promotion to the Southern League Division One South & West
2 Sholing 40 26 7 7 80 38 +42 85
3 Blackfield & Langley 40 26 5 9 92 45 +47 83
4 Andover Town 40 25 7 8 97 58 +39 82
5 Horndean 40 22 7 11 87 56 +31 73
6 AFC Portchester 40 20 11 9 86 41 +45 71
7 Team Solent 40 21 4 15 78 71 +7 67
8 Moneyfields 40 19 8 13 71 61 +10 65
9 Bemerton Heath Harlequins 40 18 9 13 87 64 +23 63
10 Newport (IOW) 40 18 3 19 65 66 −1 57
11 Cowes Sports 40 15 10 15 67 76 −9 55
12 Fareham Town 40 14 9 17 64 71 −7 51
13 Lymington Town 40 14 9 17 51 65 −14 51
14 Brockenhurst 40 11 11 18 71 87 −16 44
15 Whitchurch United 40 12 8 20 66 82 −16 44
16 Hamworthy United 40 12 5 23 58 86 −28 41
17 Verwood Town 40 10 10 20 47 74 −27 40
18 Bournemouth 40 10 7 23 56 100 −44 37
19 Fawley 40 6 13 21 53 85 −32 31
20 Alresford Town 40 5 5 30 44 127 −83 020
21 Folland Sports (R) 40 5 3 32 48 112 −64 18 Relegation to Division One

Updated to games played on 9 May 2016.
Source: http://full-time.thefa.com/Index.do?league=274386
Alresford Town were reprieved from relegation.
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Division One

Division One featured 18 teams, increased from the 15 teams which competed last season, after Cowes Sports and Team Solent were promoted to the Premier Division.

Five clubs joined the division:

League table

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Portland United (C) (P) 34 27 3 4 97 25 +72 84 Promotion to the Premier Division
2 Amesbury Town (P) 34 24 5 5 89 36 +53 77
3 Tadley Calleva 34 22 6 6 98 41 +57 72
4 United Services Portsmouth 34 20 4 10 71 49 +22 061
5 Laverstock & Ford 34 17 7 10 68 51 +17 58
6 Christchurch 34 16 8 10 75 49 +26 56
7 Alton Town 34 16 4 14 70 64 +6 52
8 AFC Stoneham 34 14 9 11 75 56 +19 51
9 Romsey Town 34 16 2 16 50 54 −4 50
10 Downton 34 13 7 14 52 54 −2 46
11 Hythe & Dibden 34 13 6 15 55 68 −13 45
12 Fleet Spurs 34 12 8 14 70 82 −12 44
13 Ringwood Town 34 12 5 17 73 64 +9 41
14 New Milton Town 34 10 8 16 46 65 −19 38
15 Totton & Eling 34 9 4 21 67 72 −5 31
16 Andover New Street 34 8 4 22 30 111 −81 28
17 Pewsey Vale 34 6 2 26 33 97 −64 20
18 East Cowes Victoria Athletic 34 4 2 28 36 117 −81 14

Updated to games played on 7 May 2016.
Source: FA Full-Time, League Official
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
US Portsmouth v Pewsey Vale on 14 April 2016 was a home walkover.
US Portsmouth were deducted three points for fielding an ineligible player.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

References

  1. "2015/16 League Constitution". Wessex League. 23 June 2015. Retrieved 5 July 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Promotion applications for clubs aiming for Step 4". The FA. 10 December 2015. Retrieved 12 December 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

External links