SOUTHERN LEAGUE  Division 1
1919/20
      P W D L F A Pts
      1 Portsmouth 42 23 12 7 73 27 58
      2 Watford 42 26 6 10 69 42 58
      3 Crystal Palace 42 22 12 8 69 43 56
      4 Cardiff City 42 18 17 7 70 43 53

      5 Plymouth Argyle 42 20 10 12 57 29 50
      6 Queens Park Rangers 42 18 10 14 62 50 46
    7 Reading 42 16 13 13 51 43 45
    8 Southampton 42 18 8 16 72 63 44
    9 Swansea Town 42 16 11 15 53 45 43
    10 Exeter City 42 17 9 16 57 51 43
    11 Southend United 42 13 17 12 46 48 43
    12 Norwich City 42 15 11 16 64 57 41
    13 Swindon Town 42 17 7 18 65 68 41
    14 Millwall 42 14 12 16 52 55 40
      15 Brentford 42 15 10 17 52 59 40
      16 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 14 8 20 60 72 36
      17 Bristol Rovers 42 11 13 18 61 78 35
      18 Newport County 42 13 7 22 45 70 33
      19 Northampton Town 42 12 9 21 64 103 33
      20 Luton Town 42 10 10 22 51 76 30
      21 Merthyr Town 42 9 11 22 47 78 29
      22 Gillingham 42 10 7 25 34 74 27
     
     
31 votes Leeds United Elected to Division 2
23 Cardiff City Elected to Division 2
20 Grimsby Town Not re-elected to Division 2*
7 Lincoln City Not re-elected to the League
3 Walsall Not elected to the League

In addition to the above a new Third Division was formed (initially of Southern clubs only). The founder members were entire First Division of the Southern League - less Cardiff who were elected to Division 2 plus Grimsby* who had lost their place in Division 2.