Leicestershire Senior LeagueX - Goals Incorrect

Leicestershire Senior League 1945/46

Coalville Town win the league on their return.


WinnersRunners Up
LeagueCoalville TownLeicester City Colts

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

From the Burton & District Football Association

Gresley Rovers.

The following teams rejoined the Senior League after the war

Coalville Town and Ibstock Penistone Rovers.

Kettering Town resumed playing after the war, they previously played in the United Counties League but this season entered the first team in both the Leicestershire Senior League and the United Counties League.

Melton Town were a newly formed club.

Ellistown Colliery joined the league but I’m not sure if they are a new team or if they played previously.

Leicestershire Senior League

1Coalville Town282134104485645
2Leicester City ColtsL28185598455341
3Brush Sports281936130636741
4Kettering TownM2817110120705035
5REME LeicestershireL28146891474434
6Gresley Rovers281369137706732
7Ellistown Colliery2813696987-1832
8Central Ordnance Depot Old Dalby28132139390328
10Ibstock Penistone RoversM2885156370-721
11Holwell Works28101175383-3021
12Loughborough CollegesL28921767111-4420
13Morris Sports28761554108-5420
14Melton Town28541944127-8314
15Midland Woodworkers28412356131-759
Note: there is an error in the goals for/against columns as the totals do not add up.

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

  • Ibstock Penistone Rovers to the Central Amateur Football League
  • Kettering Town left to continue to run one team in the United Counties League

Loughborough Colleges left the league due to vacations clashing with the football season.

Leicester City Colts & REME Leicestershire both left the league.