Scottish Football Historical Archive

 

Highland Emergency Football League

1939-40

 

After the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, all organized football was suspended. After a brief interlude, some competitions were set-up, one such competition was the Highland Emergency League. 

 

Source : Bob Perkins

 

Champions

1939-40 Inverness Thistle

 

1939-40

Army

Buck

Clach

Forr

In Ca

In Th

Nair

RAF

Ross

Army XI

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Buckie Thistle

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

14 Oct

6-3

 

Clachnacuddin

18 Nov

3-2

 

X

21 Oct

8-1

16 Dec

6-3

 

9 Mar

7-4

 

 

Forres Mechanics

25 Nov

1-7

 

14 Oct

2-0

X

9 Mar

1-3

17 Feb

2-5

11 Nov

3-1

4 Nov

4-4

 

Inverness Caledonian

 

 

 

7 Oct

3-7

X

 

25 Nov

0-2

 

4 Nov

0-3

Inverness Thistle

11 Nov

5-3

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

Nairn County

 

 

4 Nov

5-0

 

 

 

X

7 Oct

2-3

 

RAF Kinloss

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

Ross County

 

 

11 Nov

5-4

 

18 Nov

4-2

7 Oct

2-2

21 Oct

0-1

 

X

 

25 Nov Services XI v Ross County 1-1

9 Mar Service XI v Ross County 5-4

 

 

 1939-40

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Inverness Thistle

Clachnacuddin

Army XI

Evanton RAF/Service XI

Ross County

Nairn County

Forres Mechanics

Inverness Caledonian

14

13

12

12

11

12

11

14

10

6

6

4

4

5

4

1

4

3

2

4

2

0

1

4

0

4

4

4

5

7

6

9

36

46

45

27

28

25

28

23

29

34

29

31

28

31

46

50

24

15

14

12

10

10

9

8