1895–96 in English football

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Football in England
Season 1895–96
Men's football
First Division Aston Villa
Second Division Liverpool
Northern League Darlington
Midland League Kettering
Southern League Millwall Athletic
FA Cup The Wednesday
FA Amateur Cup Bishop Auckland
1894–95 England 1896–97

The 1895–96 season was the 25th season of competitive football in England.

Events[edit]

Loughborough replaced Walsall Town Swifts in the Second Division.

Honours[edit]

Competition Winner
First Division Aston Villa (2)
Second Division Liverpool
FA Cup The Wednesday (1)
Home Championship  Scotland

Notes = Number in parentheses is the times that club has won that honour. * indicates new record for competition

League table[edit]

First Division[edit]

Pos Club P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Aston Villa 30 20 5 5 78 45 1.733 45
2 Derby County 30 17 7 6 68 35 1.943 41
3 Everton 30 16 7 7 66 43 1.535 39
4 Bolton Wanderers 30 16 5 9 49 37 1.324 37
5 Sunderland 30 15 7 8 52 41 1.268 37
6 Stoke 30 15 0 15 56 47 1.191 30
7 The Wednesday 30 12 5 13 44 53 0.830 29
8 Blackburn Rovers 30 12 5 13 40 50 0.800 29
9 Preston North End 30 11 6 13 44 48 0.917 28
10 Burnley 30 10 7 13 48 44 1.091 27
11 Bury 30 12 3 15 50 54 0.926 27
12 Sheffield United 30 10 6 14 40 50 0.800 26
13 Nottingham Forest 30 11 3 16 42 57 0.737 25
14 Wolverhampton Wanderers 30 10 1 19 61 65 0.938 21
15 Small Heath[1] 30 8 4 18 39 79 0.494 20
16 West Bromwich Albion 30 6 7 17 30 59 0.508 19

Second Division[edit]

Pos Club P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Liverpool[2] 30 22 2 6 106 32 3.313 46
2 Manchester City 30 21 4 5 63 38 1.658 46
3 Grimsby Town 30 20 2 8 82 38 2.158 42
4 Burton Wanderers 30 19 4 7 69 40 1.725 42
5 Newcastle United 30 16 2 12 73 50 1.460 34
6 Newton Heath 30 15 3 12 66 57 1.158 33
7 Woolwich Arsenal 30 14 4 12 59 42 1.405 32
8 Leicester Fosse 30 14 4 12 57 44 1.295 32
9 Darwen 30 12 6 12 72 67 1.075 30
10 Notts County 30 12 2 16 57 54 1.056 26
11 Burton Swifts 30 10 4 16 39 69 0.565 24
12 Loughborough 30 9 5 16 40 67 0.597 23
13 Lincoln City 30 9 4 17 53 75 0.707 22
14 Burslem Port Vale[3] 30 7 4 19 43 78 0.551 18
15 Rotherham Town[3] 30 7 3 20 34 97 0.351 17
16 Crewe Alexandra[3] 30 5 3 22 30 95 0.316 13

P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GA = Goal average; Pts = Points

References[edit]

  1. ^ Not re-elected after losing 'Test Match.' Invited to join Second Division
  2. ^ Elected to First Division after winning 'Test Match.'
  3. ^ a b c Failed to be re-elected to the Football League