Leicestershire Senior League

Leicestershire Senior League 1915/16

Coalville Swifts are the league champions.


WinnersRunners Up
LeagueCoalville SwiftsGresley Rovers

Before the start of the season the following teams moved to the league:

Birmingham Combination

Hinckley United (due to the Birmingham Combination not running this season).

Burton & District Football Association

Burton Workers Union.

Central Alliance

Gresley Rovers.

Coalville & District Amateur Football League

Moira United.

Notts & Derbyshire Football League

Newhall Swifts

Loughborough Corinthians were in the Central Alliance but also joined the Leicestershire Senior League so they had more matches.

Leicestershire Senior League

1Coalville Swifts13111145123323
2Gresley RoversM1383224111319
3Newhall SwiftsM10631189915
4Coalville Town125072626010
5Whitwick Imperial124261317-410
6Burton Workers UnionL124081827-98
7Moira United12219930-215
8Shepshed Albion10127930-214
  • Hinckley United were accepted into the league in September but withdrew during October without playing a match.
  • Loughborough Corinthians were due to start their fixtures in January but resigned from the league at the end of December without playing a match. They also resigned from the Central Alliance at the same time.

After this season the league stopped due to the war. It started up again in the 1918/19 season. Coalville Swifts and Whitwick Imperial rejoined immediately, with Coalville Town, Moira United and Shepshed Albion rejoining the next season after.

After the season finished the following teams moved from the league:

  • Gresley Rovers to the Central Alliance when this league restarted in 1919/20.
  • Newhall Swifts to the Burton & Football Association in 1919/20.

Burton Workers Union disbanded at the end of this season.