1995–96 Belgian First Division

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Following is a list of the 1995–96 Belgian First Division season.

The Belgian Pro League (officially known as Jupiler Pro League [Dutch pronunciation: [ˈjy.pɪ.lər ˈpro ˈlik]]) is the top league competition for association football clubs in Belgium. Contested by 16 clubs, it operates on a system of promotion and relegation with the Belgian Second Division. The competition was created in 1895 by the Royal Belgian Football Association and was first won by FC Liégeois.

Club Brugge won the title of the 1995/96 season.

Relegated teams[edit]

These teams were relegated to the second division at the end of the season:

Final league table[edit]

Pos Team Pld Won Drw Lst GF GA Pts GD Notes
1 Club Brugge 34 25 6 3 83 30 81 +53 Qualified for 1996-97 UEFA Champions League. [1]
2 Anderlecht 34 22 5 7 83 37 71 +46 Qualified for 1996-97 UEFA Cup.
3 Beerschot 34 15 8 11 53 37 53 +16
4 Molenbeek 34 13 14 7 43 29 53 +14
5 Lierse 34 14 10 10 54 45 52 +9 Qualified for 1996 UEFA Intertoto Cup.
6 Standard Liège 34 13 12 9 51 46 51 +5
7 Charleroi 34 13 11 10 59 53 50 +6
8 Cercle Brugge 34 13 10 11 51 47 49 +4 Qualified for 1996-97 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup.
9 Lommel 34 14 6 14 40 45 48 -5
10 Mechelen 34 12 8 14 40 46 44 -6
11 Harelbeke 34 13 4 17 40 48 43 -8
12 Eendracht Aalst 34 11 9 14 51 58 42 -7
13 Royal Antwerp 34 11 9 14 38 46 42 -8
14 Gent 34 10 11 13 39 49 41 -10
15 Sint-Truiden 34 11 7 16 42 60 40 -18
16 Seraing 34 8 5 21 35 75 29 -40 Relegated to Division II.
17 Beveren 34 6 9 19 38 57 27 -19
18 Waregem 34 4 9 21 30 70 21 -40

[1] Club Brugge competed in the UEFA Cup after losing their Champions League qualifying round tie.

Top goalscorers[edit]

Rank Scorer Club Goals
1 Croatia Mario Stanić Club Brugge 20
2 Belgium Christophe Lauwers Cercle Brugge 19
3 Belgium Gilles De Bilde Anderlecht 15
Netherlands Johnny Bosman Anderlecht 15
5 Belgium Marc Wilmots Standard Liège 14
Democratic Republic of the Congo Michel Ngonge Harelbeke 14
Belgium Patrick Goots Beveren 14

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