Leicestershire Senior LeagueX - Goals IncorrectX - Won Lost Drawn Incorrect

Leicestershire Senior League 1947/48

Gresley Rovers & Moira United are champions.


WinnersRunners Up
Central DivisionGresley RoversNuneaton Borough Reserves
Western DivisionMoira UnitedBarlestone United

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

From the Derby & District Amateur Football League

Castle Donington Town.

From the Leicester & District Mutual Football League

Syston St. Peter’s.

From the Nuneaton Football Combination

Nuneaton Borough Reserves

From the South Leicestershire Football League

Barlestone United, Earl Shilton Institute and Hinckley Athletic Reserves.

Loughborough Colleges and Rolls-Royce Mountsorrel also joined the league.

Central Division

1Gresley Rovers241932105386741
2Nuneaton Borough Reserves241725110446636
3Stewarts & Lloyds Corby Reserves24156390424836
4Anstey Nomads24126694553930
5Loughborough CollegesR24108674621228
6Earl Shilton Institute241221079651426
7Hinckley Athletic Reserves24103117779-223
8Ellistown Colliery2484126567-220
9Morris Sports2468105477-2320
10Quorn MethodistsR2464145280-2816
11Holwell Works2461175389-3613
12Wellingborough Town ReservesR24431745102-5711
13Coalville Town24421848130-8210
Note: there is an error in the win/lose/draw columns and in the goals for/against columns as the totals do not add up.
  • Pegson’s resigned from the league in September.

Western Division

1Moira United22155278344435
2Barlestone United22127367373031
3Measham ImperialR22132773472628
4Sileby British LegionR22115653401327
5Castle Donington TownM228776052823
6Shepshed AlbionR229586164-323
7Barrow Old BoysR2284104850-220
8Midland WoodworkersM2292113950-1120
9Melton TownR2283115553219
10Syston St. Peter’sR2264124777-3016
11Whitwick CollieryM2262144469-2514
12Overseal InstituteR2232174487-438
Note: there is an error in the goals for/against columns as the totals do not add up.
  • Whitwick White Cross withdrew from the league in November.
  • Rolls-Royce Mountsorrel resigned from the league mid-season.

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

  • Castle Donington Town to the Derby & District Senior League
  • Midland Woodworkers to the Central Alliance
  • Pegson’s (who resigned during the season) to the Coalville & District Amateur Football League
  • Whitwick Colliery to the Central Amateur League (they also played in the Central Alliance)
  • Whitwick White Cross (who withdrew from the league) to the Coalville & District Amateur Football League

Next season the league moved to a two tier format.