Eastern League, Scottish Alliance League, and Scottish Qualifying Cup.
In January 1919, a meeting was held in the Central Dining Rooms in Millgate "to consider what steps should be taken to restart the league. The club had been dormant since the close of the 1914/15 season, and was considerably in arrears financially."
Arbroath competed in the Eastern League when football began after the end of the war, and were handily placed in the last published table in January 1920. Unfortunately the club lost the last two matches, and consequently didn't improve their position.
|Top of Eastern League in January 1920||Qualifying Cup|
|3||Arbroath||16||9||5||2||36||30||20||5||Huntingtower||a||11-0||played at Gayfield|
Huntingtower, although drawn at home, decided to waive home advantage and play at Arbroath
Scottish Alliance League.
This was Arbroath's next challenge. The league, with the exception of Arbroath and Forfar was comprised of mostly 'A' teams from the 1st Division at the time.
The last published table was in March, and Arbroath played a further three matches, losing 2-5 to Hibs 'A', and 1-2 to Dundee 'A', and drawing 2-2 with Celtic 'A', leaving the club two matches short of completion of their fixtures.
|1||St Mirren 'A'||28||19||8||4||74||35||40|
|3||Albion Rovers 'A'||26||13||7||6||52||34||32|
|4||Queens Park Strollers||27||14||9||4||68||47||32||Qualifying Cup|
|5||Hibernian 'A'||28||10||9||9||47||47||29||1||Dundee Hibs||h||1-1|
|7||Celtic 'A'||26||10||9||7||46||47||27||"||"||n||3-0||at Forfar|
|8||Ayr Utd 'A'||27||9||9||8||45||52||26||2||Montrose||h||1-1|
|10||Partick Thistle 'A'||24||10||9||5||37||31||25||3||bye|
|16||Third Lanark 'A'||29||5||18||6||42||66||18|
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