1995–96 Football League

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The Football League
Season 1995–96
Champions Sunderland
Promoted Sunderland,
Derby County

The 19951996 season was the 96th completed season of The Football League. It was contested through three divisions, the First Division, Second Division and Third Division.[1]

First Division[edit]

Football League, First Division
Season 1995–96
Champions Sunderland (2nd second tier title)
Direct promotion to FA Premier League Sunderland,
Derby County
Promoted to FA Premier League through play-offs Leicester City
Relegated Luton Town,
Millwall,
Watford
Matches played 552
Goals scored 1417 (2.57 per match)
Top goalscorer John Aldridge (Tranmere Rovers), 27 [2]
Biggest home win Sunderland 6–0 Millwall
Biggest away win Barnsley 0–5 Birmingham City
Highest scoring Watford 6–3 Reading

First Division Table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A W D L F A F A GD Pts Notes
1 Sunderland 46 13 8 2 32 10 9 9 5 27 23 59 33 +26 83
2 Derby County 46 14 8 1 48 22 7 8 8 23 29 71 51 +20 79
3 Crystal Palace 46 9 9 5 34 22 11 6 6 33 26 67 48 +19 75
4 Stoke City 46 13 6 4 32 15 7 7 9 28 34 60 49 +11 73
5 Leicester City 46 9 7 7 32 29 10 7 6 34 31 66 60 +6 71
6 Charlton Athletic 46 8 11 4 28 23 9 9 5 29 22 57 45 +12 71
7 Ipswich Town 46 13 5 5 45 30 6 7 10 34 39 79 69 +10 69
8 Huddersfield Town 46 14 4 5 42 23 3 8 12 19 35 61 58 +3 63
9 Sheffield United 46 9 7 7 29 25 7 7 9 28 29 57 54 +3 62
10 Barnsley 46 9 10 4 34 28 5 8 10 26 38 60 66 –6 60
11 West Bromwich Albion 46 11 5 7 34 29 5 7 11 26 39 60 68 –8 60
12 Port Vale 46 10 5 8 30 29 5 10 8 29 37 59 66 –7 60
13 Tranmere Rovers 46 9 9 5 42 29 5 8 10 22 31 64 60 +4 59
14 Southend United 46 11 8 4 30 22 4 6 13 22 39 52 61 –9 59
15 Birmingham City 46 11 7 5 37 23 4 6 13 24 41 61 64 –3 58
16 Norwich City 46 7 9 7 26 24 7 6 10 33 31 59 55 +4 57
17 Grimsby Town 46 8 10 5 27 25 6 4 13 28 44 55 69 –14 56
18 Oldham Athletic 46 10 7 6 33 20 4 7 12 21 30 54 50 +4 56
19 Reading 46 8 7 8 28 30 5 10 8 26 33 54 63 –7 56
20 Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 8 9 6 34 28 5 7 11 22 34 56 62 –8 55
21 Portsmouth 46 8 6 9 34 32 5 7 11 27 37 61 69 –8 52
22 Millwall 46 7 6 10 23 28 6 7 10 20 35 43 63 –20 52
23 Watford 46 7 8 8 40 33 3 10 10 22 37 62 70 –8 48
24 Luton Town 46 7 6 10 30 34 4 6 13 10 30 40 64 –24 45
  • Pld = Matches ; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points
  • NB: In the Football League goals scored (F) takes precedence over goal difference (GD).
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

First Division playoffs[edit]

  Semifinals
1st leg – May 12th; 2nd leg – May 15th, 1996
Final at Wembley
May 27th, 1996
                     
3rd  Crystal Palace 2 1 3  
6th  Charlton Athletic 1 0 1  
    3rd  Crystal Palace 1
  5th  Leicester City (a.e.t.) 2
4th  Stoke City 0 0 0
5th  Leicester City 0 1 1  

[1]

First Division results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] BAR BIR CHA CPA DER GRI HUD IPS LEI LUT MIL NOR OLD PVA POR REA SHE STD STO SUN TRA WAT WBA WOL
Barnsley 0–5 1–2 1–1 2–0 1–1 3–0 3–3 2–2 1–0 3–1 2–2 2–1 1–1 0–0 0–1 2–2 1–1 3–1 0–1 2–1 2–1 1–1 1–0
Birmingham City 0–0 3–4 0–0 1–4 3–1 2–0 3–1 2–2 4–0 2–2 3–1 0–0 3–1 2–0 1–2 0–1 2–0 1–1 0–2 1–0 1–0 1–1 2–0
Charlton Athletic 1–1 3–1 0–0 0–0 0–1 2–1 0–2 0–1 1–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 2–2 2–1 2–1 1–1 0–3 2–1 1–1 0–0 2–1 4–1 1–1
Crystal Palace 4–3 3–2 1–1 0–0 5–0 0–0 1–1 0–1 2–0 1–2 0–1 2–2 2–2 0–0 0–2 0–0 2–0 1–1 0–1 2–1 4–0 1–0 3–2
Derby County 4–1 1–1 2–0 2–1 1–1 3–2 1–1 0–1 1–1 2–2 2–1 2–1 0–0 3–2 3–0 4–2 1–0 3–1 3–1 6–2 1–1 3–0 0–0
Grimsby Town 3–1 2–1 1–2 0–2 1–1 1–1 3–1 2–2 0–0 1–2 2–2 1–1 1–0 2–1 0–0 0–2 1–1 1–0 0–4 1–1 0–0 1–0 3–0
Huddersfield Town 3–0 4–2 2–2 3–0 0–1 1–3 2–1 3–1 1–0 3–0 3–2 0–0 0–2 0–1 3–1 1–2 3–1 1–1 1–1 1–0 1–0 4–1 2–1
Ipswich Town 2–2 2–0 1–5 1–0 1–0 2–2 2–1 4–2 0–1 0–0 2–1 2–1 5–1 3–2 1–2 1–1 1–1 4–1 3–0 1–2 4–2 2–1 1–2
Leicester City 2–2 3–0 1–1 2–3 0–0 2–1 2–1 0–2 1–1 2–1 3–2 2–0 1–1 4–2 1–1 0–2 1–3 2–3 0–0 0–1 1–0 1–2 1–0
Luton Town 1–3 0–0 0–1 0–0 1–2 3–2 2–2 1–2 1–1 1–0 1–3 1–1 3–2 3–1 1–2 1–0 3–1 1–2 0–2 3–2 0–0 1–2 2–3
Millwall 0–1 2–0 0–2 1–4 0–1 2–1 0–0 2–1 1–1 1–0 2–1 0–1 1–2 1–1 1–1 1–0 0–0 2–3 1–2 2–2 1–2 2–1 0–1
Norwich City 3–1 1–1 0–1 1–0 1–0 2–2 2–0 2–1 0–1 0–1 0–0 2–1 2–1 1–1 3–3 0–0 0–1 0–1 0–0 1–1 1–2 2–2 2–3
Oldham Athletic 0–1 4–0 1–1 3–1 0–1 1–0 3–0 1–1 3–1 1–0 2–2 2–0 2–2 1–1 2–1 2–1 0–1 2–0 1–2 1–2 0–0 1–2 0–0
Port Vale 3–0 1–2 1–3 1–2 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–1 0–2 1–0 0–1 1–0 1–3 0–2 3–2 2–3 2–1 1–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 3–1 2–2
Portsmouth 0–0 0–1 2–1 2–3 2–2 3–1 1–1 0–1 2–1 4–0 0–1 1–0 2–1 1–2 0–0 1–2 4–2 3–3 2–2 0–2 4–2 0–2 0–2
Reading 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–2 3–2 0–2 3–1 1–4 1–1 3–1 1–2 0–3 2–0 2–2 0–1 0–3 3–3 1–0 1–1 1–0 0–0 3–1 3–0
Sheffield United 1–0 1–1 2–0 2–3 0–2 1–2 0–2 2–2 1–3 1–0 2–0 2–1 2–1 1–1 4–1 0–0 3–0 0–0 0–0 0–2 1–1 1–2 2–1
Southend United 0–0 3–1 1–1 1–1 1–2 1–0 0–0 2–1 2–1 0–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 2–1 2–1 0–0 2–1 2–4 0–2 2–0 1–1 2–1 2–1
Stoke City 2–0 1–0 1–0 1–2 1–1 1–2 1–1 3–1 1–0 5–0 1–0 1–1 0–1 0–1 2–1 1–1 2–2 1–0 1–0 0–0 2–0 2–1 2–0
Sunderland 2–1 3–0 0–0 1–0 3–0 1–0 3–2 1–0 1–2 1–0 6–0 0–1 1–0 0–0 1–1 2–2 2–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 0–0 2–0
Tranmere Rovers 1–3 2–2 0–0 2–3 5–1 0–1 3–1 5–2 1–1 1–0 2–2 1–1 2–0 2–1 1–2 2–1 1–1 3–0 0–0 2–0 2–3 2–2 2–2
Watford 2–3 1–1 1–2 0–0 0–0 6–3 0–1 2–3 0–1 1–1 0–1 0–2 2–1 5–2 1–2 4–2 2–1 2–2 3–0 3–3 3–0 1–1 1–1
West Bromwich Albion 2–1 1–0 1–0 2–3 3–2 3–1 1–2 0–0 2–3 0–2 1–0 1–4 1–0 1–1 2–1 2–0 3–1 3–1 0–1 0–1 1–1 4–4 0–0
Wolverhampton Wanderers 2–2 3–2 0–0 0–2 3–0 4–1 0–0 2–2 2–3 0–0 1–1 0–2 1–3 0–1 2–2 1–1 1–0 2–0 1–4 3–0 2–1 3–0 1–1

Source:[citation needed]
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Purple = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

First Division maps[edit]

Locations of the Football League First Division London teams 1995–1996

Second Division[edit]

Football League, Second Division
Season 1995–96
Champions Swindon Town (1st third tier title)
Direct promotion Swindon Town,
Oxford United
Promoted through play-offs Bradford City
Relegated Brighton & Hove Albion,
Carlisle United,
Hull City,
Swansea City
Matches played 552
Goals scored 1414 (2.56 per match)
Top goalscorer Marcus Stewart (Bristol Rovers), 21;
Gary Martindale (Peterborough United/ Notts County), 21 [2]

Second Division Table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A W D L F A F A GD Pts Notes
1 Swindon Town 46 12 10 1 37 16 13 7 3 34 18 71 34 +37 92
2 Oxford United 46 17 4 2 52 14 7 7 9 24 25 76 39 +27 83
3 Blackpool 46 14 5 4 41 20 9 8 6 26 20 67 40 +27 82
4 Notts County 46 14 6 3 42 21 7 9 7 21 18 63 39 +24 78
5 Crewe Alexandra 46 13 3 7 40 24 9 4 10 37 36 77 60 +17 73
6 Bradford City 46 15 4 4 41 25 7 3 13 30 44 71 69 +2 73
7 Chesterfield 46 14 6 3 39 21 6 6 11 17 30 56 51 +5 72
8 Wrexham 46 12 6 5 51 27 6 10 7 25 28 76 55 +21 70
9 Stockport County 46 8 9 6 30 20 11 4 8 31 27 61 47 +14 70
10 Bristol Rovers 46 12 4 7 29 28 8 6 9 28 32 57 60 –3 70
11 Walsall 46 12 7 4 38 20 7 5 11 22 25 60 45 +15 69
12 Wycombe Wanderers 46 9 8 6 36 26 6 7 10 27 33 63 59 +4 60
13 Bristol City 46 10 6 7 28 22 5 9 9 27 38 55 60 –5 60
14 Bournemouth 46 12 5 6 33 25 4 5 14 18 45 51 70 –19 58
15 Brentford 46 12 6 5 24 15 3 7 13 19 34 43 49 –6 58
16 Rotherham United 46 11 7 5 31 20 3 7 13 23 42 54 62 –8 56
17 Burnley 46 9 8 6 35 28 5 5 13 21 40 56 68 –12 55
18 Shrewsbury Town 46 7 8 8 32 29 6 6 11 26 41 58 70 –12 53
19 Peterborough United 46 9 6 8 40 27 4 7 12 19 39 59 66 –7 52
20 York City 46 8 6 9 28 29 5 7 11 30 44 58 73 –15 52
21 Carlisle United 46 11 6 6 35 20 1 7 15 22 52 57 72 –15 49
22 Swansea City 46 8 8 7 27 29 3 6 14 16 50 43 79 –36 47
23 Brighton & HA 46 6 7 10 25 31 4 3 16 21 38 46 69 –23 40
24 Hull City 46 4 8 11 26 37 1 8 14 10 41 36 78 –42 31
  • Pld = Matches ; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points
  • NB: In the Football League goals scored (F) takes precedence over goal difference (GD).
Key
Division Champions, promoted
Promoted
Participated in play-offs
Promoted through play-offs
Relegated

Second Division Play-offs[edit]

  Semifinals
1st leg –May 12th; 2nd leg –May 15th, 1996
Final at Wembley Stadium
May 26th, 1993
                     
3rd  Blackpool 2 0 2  
6th  Bradford City 0 3 3  
    4th  Notts County 0
  6th  Bradford City 2
4th  Notts County 2 1 3
5th  Crewe Alexandra 2 0 2  

[1]

Second Division results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] BLP BOU BRA BRE B&H BRI BRO BUR CRL CHS CRE HUL NTC OXF PET ROT SHR STP SWA SWI WAL WRE WYC YOR
Blackpool 2–1 4–1 1–0 2–1 3–0 3–0 3–1 3–1 0–0 2–1 1–1 1–0 1–1 2–1 1–2 2–1 0–1 4–0 1–1 1–2 2–0 1–1 1–3
Bournemouth 1–0 3–1 1–0 3–1 1–1 2–1 0–2 2–0 2–0 0–4 2–0 0–2 0–1 3–0 2–1 0–2 3–2 3–1 0–0 0–0 1–1 2–3 2–2
Bradford City 2–1 1–0 2–1 1–3 3–0 2–3 2–2 3–1 2–1 2–1 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–1 2–0 3–1 0–1 5–1 1–1 1–0 2–0 0–4 2–2
Brentford 1–2 2–0 2–1 0–1 2–2 0–0 1–0 1–1 1–2 2–1 1–0 0–0 1–0 3–0 1–1 0–2 1–0 0–0 0–2 1–0 1–0 1–0 2–0
Brighton & Hove Albion 1–2 2–0 0–0 0–0 0–2 2–0 1–0 1–0 0–2 2–2 4–0 1–0 1–2 1–2 1–1 2–2 1–1 0–2 1–3 0–3 2–2 1–2 1–3
Bristol City 1–1 3–0 2–1 0–0 0–1 0–2 0–1 1–1 2–1 3–2 4–0 0–2 0–2 0–1 4–3 2–0 1–0 1–0 0–0 0–2 3–1 0–0 1–1
Bristol Rovers 1–1 0–2 1–0 2–0 1–0 2–4 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–2 2–1 0–3 2–0 1–1 1–0 2–1 1–3 2–2 1–4 2–0 1–2 2–1 1–0
Burnley 0–1 0–0 2–3 1–0 3–0 0–0 0–1 2–0 2–2 0–1 2–1 3–4 0–2 2–1 2–1 2–1 4–3 3–0 0–0 1–1 2–2 1–1 3–3
Carlisle United 1–2 4–0 2–2 2–1 1–0 2–1 1–2 2–0 1–1 1–0 2–0 0–0 1–2 1–1 2–0 1–1 0–1 3–0 0–1 1–1 1–2 4–2 2–0
Chesterfield 1–0 3–0 2–1 2–2 1–0 1–1 2–1 4–2 3–0 1–2 0–0 1–0 1–0 1–1 3–0 1–0 1–2 3–2 1–3 1–1 1–1 3–1 2–1
Crewe Alexandra 1–2 2–0 1–2 3–1 3–1 4–2 1–2 3–1 2–1 3–0 1–0 2–2 1–2 2–1 0–2 3–0 0–1 4–1 0–2 1–0 0–0 2–0 1–1
Hull City 2–1 1–1 2–3 0–1 0–0 2–3 1–3 3–0 2–5 0–0 1–2 0–0 0–0 2–3 1–4 2–3 1–1 0–0 0–1 1–0 1–1 4–2 0–3
Notts County 1–1 2–0 0–2 4–0 2–1 2–2 4–2 1–1 3–1 4–1 0–1 1–0 1–1 1–0 2–1 1–1 1–0 4–0 1–3 2–1 1–0 2–0 2–2
Oxford United 1–0 2–0 2–0 2–1 1–1 2–0 1–2 5–0 4–0 1–0 1–0 2–0 1–1 4–0 1–1 6–0 2–1 5–1 3–0 3–2 0–0 1–4 2–0
Peterborough United 0–0 4–5 3–1 0–1 3–1 1–1 0–0 0–2 6–1 0–1 3–1 3–1 0–1 1–1 1–0 2–2 0–1 1–1 0–2 2–3 1–0 3–0 6–1
Rotherham United 2–1 1–0 2–0 1–0 1–0 2–3 1–0 1–0 2–2 0–1 2–2 1–1 2–0 1–0 5–1 2–2 2–0 1–1 0–2 0–1 0–1 0–0 2–2
Shrewsbury Town 0–2 1–2 1–1 2–1 2–1 4–1 1–1 3–0 1–1 0–0 2–3 1–1 0–1 2–0 1–1 3–1 1–2 1–2 1–2 0–2 2–2 1–1 2–1
Stockport County 1–1 3–1 1–2 1–1 3–1 0–0 2–0 0–0 2–0 0–1 1–1 0–0 2–0 4–2 0–1 1–1 0–2 2–0 1–1 0–1 2–3 1–1 3–0
Swansea City 0–2 1–1 2–0 2–1 2–1 2–1 2–2 2–4 1–1 3–2 2–1 0–0 0–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 3–1 0–3 0–1 2–1 1–3 1–2 0–1
Swindon Town 1–1 2–2 4–1 2–2 3–2 2–0 2–1 0–0 2–1 1–1 2–1 3–0 1–0 1–1 2–0 1–0 0–1 0–0 3–0 1–1 1–1 0–0 3–0
Walsall 1–1 0–0 2–1 0–1 2–1 2–1 1–1 3–1 2–1 3–0 3–2 3–0 0–0 2–2 1–1 3–1 3–0 0–2 4–1 0–0 1–2 0–1 2–0
Wrexham 1–1 5–0 1–2 2–2 1–1 0–0 3–2 0–2 3–2 3–0 2–3 5–0 1–1 2–1 1–0 7–0 1–1 2–3 1–0 4–3 3–0 1–0 2–3
Wycombe Wanderers 0–1 1–2 5–2 2–1 0–2 1–1 1–1 4–1 4–0 1–0 1–1 2–2 1–1 0–3 1–1 1–1 2–0 4–1 0–1 1–2 1–0 1–1 2–1
York City 0–2 3–1 0–3 2–2 3–1 0–1 0–1 1–1 1–1 0–1 2–3 0–1 1–3 1–0 3–1 2–2 1–2 2–2 0–0 2–0 1–0 1–0 2–1

Source:[citation needed]
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Purple = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Second Division maps[edit]

Locations of the Football League Second Division London teams 1995–1996

Third Division[edit]

Football League, Third Division
Season 1995–96
Champions Preston North End (1st fourth tier title)
Direct promotion Preston North End,
Bury,
Gillingham
Promoted through play-offs Plymouth Argyle
Relegated to Conference None
Matches played 552
Goals scored 1346 (2.44 per match)
Top goalscorer Steve White (Hereford United), 29
Andy Saville (Preston North End), 29 [2]

Third Division Table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A W D L F A F A GD Pts Notes
1 Preston North End 46 11 8 4 44 22 12 9 2 34 16 78 38 +40 86
2 Gillingham 46 16 6 1 33 6 6 11 6 16 14 49 20 +29 83
3 Bury 46 11 6 6 33 21 11 7 5 33 27 66 48 +18 79
4 Plymouth Argyle 46 14 5 4 41 20 8 7 8 27 29 68 49 +19 78
5 Darlington 46 10 6 7 30 21 10 12 1 30 21 60 42 +18 78
6 Hereford United 46 13 5 5 40 22 7 9 7 25 25 65 47 +18 74
7 Colchester United 46 13 7 3 37 22 5 11 7 24 29 61 51 +10 72
8 Barnet 46 13 6 4 40 19 5 10 8 25 26 65 45 +20 70
9 Chester 46 11 9 3 45 22 7 7 9 27 31 72 53 +19 70
10 Wigan Athletic 46 15 3 5 36 21 5 7 11 26 35 62 56 +6 70
11 Northampton Town 46 9 10 4 32 22 9 3 11 19 22 51 44 +7 67
12 Scunthorpe United 46 8 8 7 36 30 7 7 9 31 31 67 61 +6 60
13 Doncaster Rovers 46 11 6 6 25 19 5 5 13 24 41 49 60 –11 59
14 Exeter City 46 9 9 5 25 22 4 9 10 21 31 46 53 –7 57
15 Rochdale 46 7 8 8 32 33 7 5 11 25 28 57 61 –4 55
16 Cambridge United 46 8 8 7 34 30 6 4 13 27 41 61 71 –10 54
17 Fulham 46 10 9 4 39 26 2 8 13 18 37 57 63 –6 53
18 Mansfield Town 46 6 10 7 25 29 5 10 8 29 35 54 64 –10 53
19 Lincoln City 46 8 7 8 32 26 5 7 11 25 47 57 73 –16 53
20 Hartlepool United 46 8 9 6 30 24 4 4 15 17 43 47 67 –20 49
21 Leyton Orient 46 11 4 8 29 22 1 7 15 15 41 44 63 –19 47
22 Cardiff City 46 8 6 9 24 22 3 6 14 17 42 41 64 –23 45
23 Scarborough 46 5 11 7 22 28 3 5 15 17 41 39 69 –30 40
24 Torquay United 46 4 9 10 17 36 1 5 17 13 48 30 84 –54 29
  • Pld = Matches ; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points
  • NB: In the Football League goals scored (F) takes precedence over goal difference (GD).
Key
Division Champions, promoted
Promoted
Participated in play-offs
Promoted through play-offs
New club in the league (none)
Relegated to Conference (none)

Third Division Play-offs[edit]

  Semifinals
1st leg – May 12th; 2nd leg – May 15th, 1996
Final at Wembley Stadium
May 25th, 1996
                     
4th  Plymouth Argyle 0 3 3  
7th  Colchester United 1 1 2  
    4th  Plymouth Argyle 1
  5th  Darlington 0
5th  Darlington 2 2 4
6th  Hereford United 1 1 2  

[1]

Third Division results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] BRN BRY CAM CAR CHR COL DAR DON EXE FUL GIL HAR HER LEY LIN MAN NOR PLY PRE ROC SCA SCU TOR WIG
Barnet 0–0 2–0 1–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 3–2 3–0 0–2 5–1 1–3 3–0 3–1 0–0 2–0 1–2 1–0 0–4 1–0 1–0 4–0 5–0
Bury 0–0 1–2 3–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 4–1 2–0 3–0 1–0 0–3 2–0 2–1 7–1 0–2 0–1 0–5 0–0 1–1 0–2 3–0 1–0 2–1
Cambridge United 1–1 2–4 4–2 1–1 3–1 0–1 2–2 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–1 2–2 2–0 2–1 0–2 0–1 2–3 2–1 2–1 4–1 1–2 1–1 2–1
Cardiff City 1–1 0–1 1–1 0–0 1–2 0–2 3–2 0–1 1–4 2–0 2–0 3–2 0–0 1–1 3–0 0–1 0–1 0–1 1–0 2–1 0–1 0–0 3–0
Chester 0–2 1–1 1–1 4–0 1–1 4–1 0–3 2–2 1–1 1–1 2–0 2–1 1–1 5–1 2–1 1–0 3–1 1–1 1–2 5–0 3–0 4–1 0–0
Colchester United 3–2 1–0 2–1 1–0 1–2 1–1 1–0 1–1 2–2 1–1 4–1 2–0 0–0 3–0 1–3 1–0 2–1 2–2 1–0 1–1 2–1 3–1 1–2
Darlington 1–1 4–0 0–0 0–1 3–1 2–2 1–2 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 1–0 2–0 3–2 1–1 1–2 2–0 1–2 0–1 1–2 0–0 1–2 2–1
Doncaster Rovers 1–0 0–1 2–1 0–0 1–2 3–2 1–2 2–0 0–2 0–1 1–0 0–0 4–1 1–1 0–0 1–0 0–0 2–2 0–3 1–0 2–0 1–0 2–1
Exeter City 1–0 1–1 1–0 2–0 1–2 2–2 0–1 1–0 2–1 0–0 1–0 0–2 2–2 1–1 2–2 1–2 1–1 1–1 2–0 2–0 1–0 0–0 0–4
Fulham 1–1 0–0 0–2 4–2 2–0 1–1 2–2 3–1 2–1 0–0 2–2 0–0 2–1 1–2 4–2 1–3 4–0 2–2 1–1 1–0 1–3 4–0 1–0
Gillingham 1–0 3–0 3–0 1–0 3–1 0–1 0–0 4–0 1–0 1–0 2–0 1–1 1–1 2–0 2–0 0–0 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 0–0 2–0 2–1
Hartlepool United 0–0 1–2 1–2 2–1 2–1 2–1 1–1 0–1 0–0 1–0 1–1 0–1 4–1 3–0 1–1 2–1 2–2 0–2 1–1 1–1 2–0 2–2 1–2
Hereford United 4–1 3–4 5–2 1–3 1–0 1–1 0–1 1–0 2–2 1–0 0–0 4–1 3–2 1–0 0–1 1–0 3–0 0–1 2–0 0–0 3–0 2–1 2–2
Leyton Orient 3–3 0–2 3–1 4–1 0–2 0–1 1–1 3–1 0–3 1–0 0–1 4–1 0–1 2–0 1–0 2–0 0–1 0–2 2–0 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–1
Lincoln City 1–2 2–2 1–3 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–2 4–0 0–1 4–0 0–3 1–1 2–1 1–0 2–1 1–0 0–0 0–0 1–2 3–1 2–2 5–0 2–4
Mansfield Town 2–1 1–5 2–1 1–1 3–4 1–2 2–2 0–0 1–1 1–0 0–1 0–3 1–2 0–0 1–2 0–0 1–1 0–0 2–2 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–0
Northampton Town 0–2 4–1 3–0 1–0 1–0 2–1 1–1 3–3 0–0 2–0 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–2 1–1 3–3 1–0 1–2 2–1 2–0 1–2 1–1 0–0
Plymouth Argyle 1–1 1–0 1–0 0–0 4–2 1–1 0–1 3–1 2–2 3–0 1–0 3–0 0–1 1–1 3–0 1–0 1–0 0–2 2–0 5–1 1–3 4–3 3–1
Preston North End 0–1 0–0 3–3 5–0 2–0 2–0 1–1 1–0 2–0 1–1 0–0 3–0 2–2 4–0 1–2 6–0 0–3 3–2 1–2 3–2 2–2 1–0 1–1
Rochdale 0–4 1–1 3–1 3–3 1–3 1–1 1–2 1–0 4–2 1–1 2–0 4–0 0–0 1–0 3–3 1–1 1–2 0–1 0–3 0–2 1–1 3–0 0–2
Scarborough 1–1 0–2 2–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 1–2 0–2 0–0 2–2 0–2 1–2 2–2 2–1 0–0 1–1 2–1 2–2 1–2 1–1 1–4 2–1 0–0
Scunthorpe United 2–0 1–2 1–2 1–1 0–2 1–0 3–3 2–2 4–0 3–1 1–1 2–1 0–1 2–0 2–3 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–2 1–3 3–3 1–0 3–1
Torquay United 1–1 0–2 0–3 0–0 1–1 2–3 0–1 1–2 0–2 2–1 0–0 0–0 1–1 2–1 0–2 1–1 3–0 0–2 0–4 1–0 0–0 1–8 1–1
Wigan Athletic 1–0 1–2 3–1 3–1 2–1 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–0 1–1 2–1 1–0 2–1 1–0 1–1 2–6 1–2 0–1 0–1 2–0 2–0 2–1 3–0

Source:[citation needed]
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Purple = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Third Division maps[edit]

Locations of the Football League Third Division London teams 1995–1996

Top scorers[edit]

First Division[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Republic of Ireland John Aldridge Tranmere Rovers 26
2 Scotland Dougie Freedman Crystal Palace 20
= England Dean Sturridge Derby County 20
4 England Ian Marshall Ipswich Town 19
= Wales Iwan Roberts Leicester City 19
6 Scotland Alex Mathie Ipswich Town 18
7 England Andy Payton Barnsley 17
= England Bob Taylor West Bromwich Albion 17

Second Division[edit]

Rank Player Club(s) Goals
1 England Marcus Stewart Bristol Rovers 21
= England Gary Martindale Peterborough United
Notts County
21

Third Division[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 England Steve White Hereford United 29
= England Andy Saville Preston North End 29

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "England 1995–96". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 2010-02-24. 
  2. ^ a b c "English League Leading Goalscorers". RSSSF. Retrieved 2010-10-31.