1995–96 Southend United F.C. season

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Southend United
1995–96 season
Chairman Vic Jobson
Manager Republic of Ireland Ronnie Whelan (player-manager)
Stadium Roots Hall
First Division 14th
FA Cup Third round
League Cup Second round
Top goalscorer League: Dave Regis (8)
All: Dave Regis (9)
Average home league attendance 5,599

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

Season summary[edit]

In summer of 1995, former Liverpool player Ronnie Whelan agreed to become player-manager, and Southend finished 14th in Division One in his first season as a manager.

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

Results[edit]

Southend United's score comes first

Legend[edit]

Win Draw Loss

Football League First Division[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
12 August 1995 Portsmouth A 2–4 10,630 Thomson
19 August 1995 Luton Town H 0–1 4,630
26 August 1995 Millwall A 0–0 10,536
29 August 1995 West Bromwich Albion H 2–1 4,621 Thomson, Regis
1 September 1995 Reading H 0–0 4,692
9 September 1995 Sunderland A 0–1 13,805
13 September 1995 Derby County A 0–1 9,242
16 September 1995 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 2–1 6,322 Gridelet, Jones
23 September 1995 Leicester City A 3–1 15,276 Hails (3)
30 September 1995 Grimsby Town H 1–0 4,977 Regis
7 October 1995 Birmingham City A 0–2 17,341
14 October 1995 Sheffield United H 2–1 5,292 Regis, Tilson
21 October 1995 Tranmere Rovers A 0–3 6,584
28 October 1995 Huddersfield Town H 0–0 5,128
4 November 1995 Watford A 2–2 7,091 Regis, Read
11 November 1995 Stoke City H 2–4 5,967 Belsvik, Hails
18 November 1995 Crystal Palace H 1–1 5,089 Regis
22 November 1995 Ipswich Town A 1–1 9,757 Regis
25 November 1995 Oldham Athletic A 1–0 6,474 Snodin (own goal)
2 December 1995 Birmingham City H 3–1 7,770 Bodley, Regis, Byrne
9 December 1995 Leicester City H 2–1 5,837 Dublin, Gridelet
16 December 1995 Grimsby Town A 1–1 5,269 Byrne
20 December 1995 Port Vale H 2–1 4,506 Marsh
26 December 1995 Norwich City A 1–0 17,029 Jones
1 January 1996 Barnsley H 0–0 6,537
13 January 1996 Luton Town A 1–3 6,566 Byrne
20 January 1996 Portsmouth H 2–1 5,560 McNally, Tilson
3 February 1996 Millwall H 2–0 7,323 McNally, Regis
10 February 1996 West Bromwich Albion A 1–3 12,096 Marsh
17 February 1996 Derby County H 1–2 8,331 Thomson
24 February 1996 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 0–2 24,677
27 February 1996 Sunderland H 0–2 5,810
2 March 1996 Norwich City H 1–1 6,208 Byrne
5 March 1996 Charlton Athletic A 3–0 11,927 Dublin, Tilson, Thomson
9 March 1996 Port Vale A 1–2 6,222 Boere
16 March 1996 Charlton Athletic H 1–1 7,428 Thomson
19 March 1996 Reading A 3–3 5,321 Willis (2), Rammell
23 March 1996 Barnsley A 1–1 6,754 Rammell
30 March 1996 Tranmere Rovers H 2–0 4,738 Byrne, Boere
2 April 1996 Sheffield United A 0–3 11,319
6 April 1996 Huddersfield Town A 1–3 11,558 Willis
8 April 1996 Watford H 1–1 5,348 Roget
13 April 1996 Crystal Palace A 0–2 15,672
20 April 1996 Ipswich Town H 2–1 8,363 Dublin, Marsh
27 April 1996 Oldham Athletic H 1–1 5,389 Marsh
5 May 1996 Stoke City A 0–1 18,897

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R3 6 January 1996 West Ham United A 0–2 23,284

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R2 First Leg 19 September 1995 Crystal Palace H 2–2 4,031 Byrne, Jones
R2 Second Leg 3 October 1995 Crystal Palace A 0–2 6,588

Anglo-Italian Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
Group B 5 September 1995 Brescia H 0–0 2,849
Group B 11 October 1995 A.C. Reggiana A 1–1 800 Tilson
Group B 8 November 1995 Salerno A 1–2 1,200 Regis
Group B 13 December 1995 Foggia H 1–2 2,570 Marsh

Squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
England GK Simon Royce
England GK Paul Sansome
England DF Anthony Barness (on loan from Chelsea)
England DF Mick Bodley
England DF Kenny Brown (on loan from West Ham United)
England DF Keith Dublin
England DF Phil Gridelet
England DF Mark Hone
England DF Chris Powell
England DF Leo Roget
England DF Mark Stimson
Scotland DF Mark McNally
United States DF Mike Lapper
England MF Andy Ansah
England MF Julian Hails
England MF Mike Marsh
No. Position Player
England MF Andy Sussex
England MF Steve Tilson
England MF Roger Willis
Republic of Ireland MF Paul Byrne
Republic of Ireland MF Andy Turner (on loan from Tottenham Hotspur)
Republic of Ireland MF Ronnie Whelan (player-manager)
England FW Ken Charlery (on loan from Birmingham City)
England FW Gary Jones
England FW Andy Rammell
England FW Paul Read (on loan from Arsenal)
England FW Dave Regis
Scotland FW Andy Thomson
Netherlands FW Jeroen Boere
Norway FW Petter Belsvik (on loan from IK Start)
Nigeria FW Dominic Iorfa