1895–96 Western Football League
|Champions||Warmley (Division One)
Barton Hill (Division Two)
The 1895–96 season was the fourth in the history of the Western Football League, and the first to be held under this name. The league had been known as the Bristol & District League until this season.
|7||Gloucester||20||6||4||10||29||42||0.69||16||Left the league at the end of the season|
|9||Swindon Wanderers||20||4||4||22||57||63||0.90||12||Left the league at the end of the season|
|10||Mangotsfield (R)||20||3||3||14||17||54||0.31||9||Relegated to Division Two|
|12||Cardiff||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Expelled, record expunged †|
- Eastville Rovers and Staple Hill were declared joint runners-up.
* Clifton had two points deducted for a breach of the rules.
† Cardiff were expelled in January 1896 for non-payment of fines, and their record was expunged.
Four new teams joined Division Two this season, though the number of clubs remained at 11 after Mangotsfield Reserves, Waverley and Willsbridge left the league and St Paul's were promoted to Division One.
|3||St George Reserves||18||11||3||4||52||22||2.36||25||Left the league at the end of the season|
|5||Eastville Rovers Reserves||18||8||4||6||43||31||1.39||20|
|6||Cumberland||18||7||3||8||47||35||1.34||17||Left the league at the end of the season|
|7||Staple Hill Reserves||18||7||2||9||34||58||0.59||16|
|9||Warmley Reserves||18||4||1||13||23||29||0.79||9||Left the league at the end of the season|
|10||Clifton Reserves||18||0||0||18||10||84||0.12||0||Left the league at the end of the season|
|11||Frenchay||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Resigned, record expunged †|
† Frenchay resigned during the season and their record was expunged.
1 The system of using goal average to separate two teams tied on points was used up to and including the 1976–77 season.
2 The points system: 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw and 0 points for losing.
3 The tables as published at the time contained errors, hence the totals do not balance in some columns.
- Robinson, Michael (ed.), Non-League Football Tables 1889–2006, Soccer Books, 2006