1994–95 Tranmere Rovers F.C. season

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Tranmere Rovers
1994–95 season
Chairman Frank Corfe
Manager John King
Stadium Prenton Park
First Division 5th
FA Cup Fourth round
League Cup Third round
Anglo-Italian Cup Group stage
Average home league attendance 8,906

During the 1994–95 English football season, Tranmere Rovers F.C. competed in the Football League First Division.

Season summary[edit]

In the 1994–95 campaign, Tranmere missed out on promotion via the play-offs for a third consecutive season after losing to Reading in the semi-finals. A reconstructed Prenton Park was opened in March 1995, with the all seater stadium now holding just under 17,000 supporters.

Final league table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A W D L F A F A GD Pts
1 Middlesbrough 46 15 4 4 41 19 8 9 6 26 21 67 40 +27 82
2 Reading 46 12 7 4 34 21 11 3 9 24 23 58 44 +14 79
3 Bolton Wanderers 46 16 6 1 43 13 5 8 10 24 32 67 45 +22 77
4 Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 15 5 3 39 18 6 8 9 38 43 77 61 +16 76
5 Tranmere Rovers 46 17 4 2 51 23 5 6 12 16 35 67 58 +9 76
6 Barnsley 46 15 6 2 42 19 5 6 12 21 33 63 52 +11 72
7 Watford 46 14 6 3 33 17 5 7 11 19 29 52 46 +6 70
8 Sheffield United 46 12 9 2 41 21 5 8 10 33 34 74 55 +19 68
9 Derby County 46 12 6 5 44 23 6 6 11 22 28 66 51 +15 66
10 Grimsby Town 46 12 7 4 36 19 5 7 11 26 37 62 56 +6 65
11 Stoke City 46 10 7 6 31 21 6 8 9 19 32 50 53 –3 63
12 Millwall 46 11 8 4 36 22 5 6 12 24 38 60 60 ±0 62
13 Southend United 46 13 2 8 33 25 5 6 12 21 48 54 73 –19 62
14 Oldham Athletic 46 12 7 4 34 21 4 6 13 26 39 60 60 ±0 61
15 Charlton Athletic 46 11 6 6 33 25 5 5 13 25 41 58 66 –8 59
16 Luton Town 46 8 6 9 35 30 7 7 9 26 34 61 64 –3 58
17 Port Vale 46 11 5 7 30 24 4 8 11 28 40 58 64 –6 58
18 Portsmouth 46 9 8 6 31 28 6 5 12 22 35 53 63 –10 58
19 West Bromwich Albion 46 13 3 7 33 24 3 7 13 18 33 51 57 –6 58
20 Sunderland 46 5 12 6 22 22 7 6 10 19 23 41 45 –4 54
21 Swindon Town 46 9 6 8 28 27 3 6 14 26 46 54 73 –19 48
22 Burnley 46 8 7 8 36 33 3 6 14 13 41 49 74 –25 46
23 Bristol City 46 8 8 7 26 28 3 4 16 16 35 42 63 –21 45
24 Notts County 46 7 8 8 26 28 2 5 16 19 38 45 66 –21 40
  • Pld = Matches ; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points
Key
Football League Champions, promoted to FA Premier League
Promoted to FA Premier League
Participated in play-offs
Promoted to Premier League through play-offs
Relegated

Results[edit]

Tranmere Rovers' score comes first[1]

Legend[edit]

Win Draw Loss

Football League First Division[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
13 August 1994 Stoke City A 0-1 15,915
20 August 1994 Swindon Town H 3-2 8,482 Aldridge (2), Nevin
27 August 1994 Grimsby Town A 1-3 4,087 Aldridge (pen)
30 August 1994 Luton Town H 4-2 5,480 Aldridge (3), Malkin
3 September 1994 Sheffield United H 2-1 7,253 Malkin, Aldridge
10 September 1994 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 0-2 27,030
14 September 1994 Portsmouth A 1-1 6,383 O'Brien
17 September 1994 Millwall H 3-1 6,243 Malkin (2), Aldridge
24 September 1994 Sunderland H 1-0 7,500 Malkin
1 October 1994 Burnley A 1-1 12,427 Aldridge
8 October 1994 Middlesbrough A 1-0 18,497 Aldridge
15 October 1994 West Bromwich Albion H 3-1 7,391 Aldridge (3)
22 October 1994 Watford A 0-2 6,987
29 October 1994 Port Vale H 1-1 6,972 Morrissey
1 November 1994 Barnsley H 6-1 5,592 Aldridge (4), Malkin (2)
6 November 1994 Oldham Athletic A 0-0 6,475
19 November 1994 Charlton Athletic H 1-1 7,567 Malkin
26 November 1994 Reading A 3-1 7,887 Brannan, Muir (2)
3 December 1994 Watford H 2-1 7,301 Malkin, Irons
6 December 1994 Notts County A 0-1 4,703
10 December 1994 Swindon Town A 2-2 8,608 Stevens, Mungall
17 December 1994 Stoke City H 0-1 7,601
26 December 1994 Derby County H 3-1 11,581 Malkin (2), Jones
27 December 1994 Bolton Wanderers A 0-1 16,782
31 December 1994 Bristol City H 2-0 7,439 Jones, Irons
2 January 1995 Southend United A 0-0 5,195
15 January 1995 Port Vale A 0-2 7,944
22 January 1995 Oldham Athletic H 3-1 5,581 Malkin, Muir, Brannan
4 February 1995 Notts County H 3-2 6,105 Malkin (2), Morrissey
11 February 1995 Barnsley A 2-2 5,506 Muir, Jones
18 February 1995 Reading H 1-0 8,750 Muir
21 February 1995 Charlton Athletic A 1-0 11,860 Nevin
25 February 1995 Burnley H 4-1 9,909 Muir (2), Nevin, Alridge
5 March 1995 Sunderland A 1-0 12,043 Garnett
7 March 1995 Sheffield United A 0-2 14,127
11 March 1995 Grimsby Town H 2-0 15,810 Morrissey, Aldridge (pen)
18 March 1995 Luton Town A 0-2 6,660
25 March 1995 Millwall A 1-2 7,470 Malkin
1 April 1995 Portsmouth H 4-2 8,722 Aldridge (2), Malkin, Irons
8 April 1995 Bristol City A 1-0 6,723 Aldridge (pen)
14 April 1995 Bolton Wanderers H 1-0 14,959 Nevin
17 April 1995 Derby County A 0-5 13,957
21 April 1995 Southend United H 0-2 9,971
30 April 1995 West Bromwich Albion A 1-5 17,846 Aldridge
3 May 1995 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 1-1 12,306 Aldridge
7 May 1995 Middlesbrough H 1-1 16,337 Irons

First Division play-offs[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
SF 1st leg 14 May 1995 Reading H 1-3 12,207 Malkin
SF 2nd leg 17 May 1995 Reading A 0-0 (lost 1-3 on agg) 13,245

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 1994–95 FA Cup
Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R3 7 January 1995 Bury A 2-2 5,755 Muir (2)
R3R 18 January 1995 Bury H 3-0 7,921 O'Brien, Muir, Malkin
R4 29 January 1995 Wimbledon H 0-2 11,637

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R2 First Leg 21 September 1994 Brentford H 1-0 3,754 Brennan
R2 Second Leg 4 October 1994 Brentford A 0-0 (won 1-0 on agg) 4,076
R3 26 October 1994 Norwich City H 1-1 10,232 Aldridge
R3R 9 November 1994 Norwich City A 2-4 13,331 Nevin, Irons

Anglo-Italian Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
Group A 24 August 1994 Venezia H 2-2 3,012
Group A 6 September 1994 Atalanta A 0-2 4,000
Group A 4 October 1994 Ascoli H 0-1 4,546
Group A 15 November 1994 U.S. Lecce A 0-0 286

Squad[edit]

[1] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
England GK Eric Nixon
Wales GK Danny Coyne
England DF Dave Higgins
England DF Gary Stevens
England DF Tony Thomas
England DF Steve Mungall
England DF Shaun Garnett
England DF Dave Challinor
England DF John McGreal
England DF Dave Rogers
England MF John Morrissey
Scotland MF Pat Nevin
England MF Ged Brannan
No. Position Player
Republic of Ireland MF Liam O'Brien
England MF Kenny Irons
England MF Graham Branch
Wales MF Alan Morgan
Republic of Ireland MF Alan Mahon
Wales MF Jon Kenworthy
England MF Mike Edwards
Republic of Ireland FW John Aldridge
England FW Ian Muir
England FW Chris Malkin
England FW Gary Jones
England FW Ian Thomas-Moore
England FW Gregg Blundell

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tranmere Rovers 1994-1995 : Results". Statto.com. Retrieved 2013-08-15.