1995–96 Luton Town F.C. season

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Luton Town
1995–96 season
Chairman David Kohler
Manager Terry Westley (until 18 December)
Lennie Lawrence (from 21 December)
Stadium Kenilworth Road
First Division 24th (relegated)
FA Cup Third round
League Cup First round
Anglo-Italian Cup Group stage
Top goalscorer Marshall (13)
Average home league attendance 7,223

During the 1995–96 English football season, Luton Town F.C. competed in the Football League First Division.

Season summary[edit]

Terry Westley was promoted as Pleat's successor from youth team coach, but was sacked after just six months in charge.[1] Lennie Lawrence was brought in as a replacement, but he was unable to stop Luton from finishing bottom of Division One.[2][3]

Final league table[edit]

Pos Team Pl W D L F A Pts
1. Sunderland 46 22 17 7 59 33 83
2. Derby County 46 21 16 9 71 51 79
3. Crystal Palace 46 20 15 11 67 48 75
4. Stoke City 46 20 13 13 60 49 73
5. Leicester City 46 19 14 13 66 60 71
6. Charlton Athletic 46 17 20 9 57 45 71
7. Ipswich Town 46 19 12 15 79 69 69
8. Huddersfield Town 46 17 12 17 61 58 63
9. Sheffield United 46 16 14 16 57 54 62
10. Barnsley 46 14 18 14 60 66 60
11. West Bromwich Albion 46 16 12 18 60 68 60
12. Port Vale 46 15 15 16 59 66 60
13. Tranmere Rovers 46 14 17 15 64 60 59
14. Southend United 46 15 14 17 52 61 59
15. Birmingham City 46 15 13 18 61 64 58
16. Norwich City 46 14 15 17 59 55 57
17. Grimsby Town 46 14 14 18 55 69 56
18. Oldham Athletic 46 14 14 18 54 50 56
19. Reading 46 13 17 16 54 63 56
20. Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 13 16 17 56 62 55
21. Portsmouth 46 13 13 20 61 69 52
22. Millwall 46 13 13 20 43 63 52
23. Watford 46 10 18 18 62 70 48
24. Luton Town 46 11 12 23 40 64 45
Key
Promoted to the Premiership
Qualified for the promotion playoff
Relegated to Division Two

NB In the Football League goals scored (F) takes precedence over goal difference

Squad[edit]

[4] 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 Kelvin Davis
United States GK Ian Feuer
United States GK Juergen Sommer
Scotland DF Graham Alexander
England DF Ben Chenery
England DF Steve Davis
Republic of Ireland DF David Greene
England DF Richard Harvey
England DF Julian James
England DF Marvin Johnson
England DF Des Linton
Northern Ireland DF Darren Patterson
England DF Aaron Skelton
England DF Mitchell Thomas
England DF Matthew Upson
Bulgaria MF Boncho Genchev
Wales MF Ceri Hughes
England MF Gavin Johnson
No. Position Player
Wales MF Nathan Jones
England MF Rob Matthews
England MF Paul McLaren
England MF David Oldfield
Norway MF Vidar Riseth (on loan from Kongsvinger)
Denmark MF Johnny Vilstrup
Republic of Ireland MF Gary Waddock
Ghana FW Kim Grant
Jamaica FW Dwight Marshall
England FW Scott Oakes
England FW John Taylor
England FW Tony Thorpe
England FW Graeme Tomlinson (on loan from Manchester United)
England FW Paul Wilkinson (on loan from Middlesbrough)
England FW Jamie Woodsford

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Terry Westley's managerial career". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 2009-04-21. 
  2. ^ "Lennie Lawrence's managerial career". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 2009-04-21. 
  3. ^ "Winners and Losers". The Independent (London: Independent News & Media). 1996-05-06. Retrieved 2009-05-13. 
  4. ^ http://www.11v11.com/teams/luton-town/tab/players/season/1996.htm