1995–96 Swindon Town F.C. season

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1995–96 Swindon Town F.C. season
Chairman Michael Spearman
Manager Steve McMahon
Ground County Ground, Swindon
Division Two 1st (Champions)
FA Cup 6th Round
League Cup 2nd Round
FL Trophy 2nd Round (South)
Top goalscorer League:
Wayne Allison (17)
All:
Wayne Allison (20)
Highest home attendance 15,035
(vs. Southampton)
Lowest home attendance 6,222
(vs. Colchester United)

The 1995–96 season was Swindon Town's first season in the third tier since 1987. Alongside the Division Two league campaign, Swindon Town will also competed in the FA Cup, League Cup and the Auto Windscreen Trophy.

League One[edit]

Final league table[edit]

Pos Team Pl W D L F A Pts
1. Swindon Town 46 25 17 4 71 34 92
2. Oxford United 46 24 11 11 76 39 83
3. Blackpool 46 23 13 10 67 40 82
4. Notts County 46 21 15 10 63 39 78
5. Crewe Alexandra 46 22 7 17 77 60 73
6. Bradford City 46 22 7 17 71 69 73
7. Chesterfield 46 20 12 14 56 51 72
8. Wrexham 46 18 16 12 76 55 70
9. Stockport County 46 19 13 14 61 47 70
10. Bristol Rovers 46 20 10 16 57 60 70
11. Walsall 46 19 12 15 60 45 69
12. Wycombe Wanderers 46 15 15 16 63 59 60
13. Bristol City 46 15 15 16 55 60 60
14. Bournemouth 46 16 10 20 51 70 58
15. Brentford 46 15 13 18 43 49 58
16. Rotherham United 46 14 14 18 54 62 56
17. Burnley 46 14 13 19 56 68 55
18. Shrewsbury Town 46 13 14 19 58 70 53
19. Peterborough United 46 13 13 20 59 66 52
20. York City 46 13 13 20 58 73 52
21. Carlisle United 46 12 13 21 57 72 49
22. Swansea City 46 11 14 21 43 79 47
23. Brighton & Hove Albion 46 10 10 26 46 69 40
24. Hull City 46 5 16 25 36 78 31
Key
Promoted to Division One
Qualified for the promotion playoff
Relegated to Division Three

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

Result summary[edit]

Inside the County Ground
Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46
Ground A H A H A H H A H A H A H A A H A H A H A H H A H H A A H A A H A A H A H H A H H A A A A H
Result W W W D W D W W W L W W W W D D D L W D D D W L W W W D W W W D D L W D W W W D D D W W D D
Position 8 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Source: [1]
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Mizuno

Sponsors[edit]

Castrol

Supplier: Mizuno
Sponsor(s): Castrol (Home), Castrol GTX (Away).

Pre-season[edit]

Tour of Finland[edit]

      Win       Draw       Loss

v  

Domestic friendlies[edit]

Division Two[edit]

      Win       Draw       Loss

August[edit]

The F.A. Cup[edit]

F.A. Cup results[edit]

      Win       Draw       Loss

The League Cup[edit]

League Cup results[edit]

      Win       Draw       Loss

The Football League Trophy[edit]

Football League Trophy results[edit]

      Win       Draw       Loss

Matchday squads[edit]

League One line-ups[edit]

Date Opposition V Score 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
12/08/95 Hull City A 1–0 Given Culverhouse Drysdale1 McMahon Seagraves Taylor Robinson O'Sullivan Finney Allison Gooden Bodin1 Nijholt Mildenhall
19/08/95 York City H 3–0 Given Culverhouse Bodin McMahon1 Seagraves Taylor Robinson O'Sullivan Finney Allison Gooden Horlock1 Murray Mildenhall
26/08/95 Carlisle United A 1–0 Given Culverhouse Horlock McMahon Seagraves Taylor Robinson O'Sullivan Finney Allison Beauchamp Hooper Pitman Digby
30/08/95 Oxford United H 1–1 Given Culverhouse Bodin McMahon2 Seagraves Taylor Robinson1 O'Sullivan Finney Allison Horlock Murray1 Beauchamp2 Digby
02/09/95 Brentford A 2–0 Given Culverhouse Bodin McMahon1 Seagraves Taylor Robinson O'Sullivan Finney Allison Horlock Murray1 Beauchamp Digby
09/09/95 Chesterfield H 1–1 Talia Culverhouse Bodin1 McMahon Seagraves Taylor Robinson O'Sullivan Finney Allison Horlock Murray Gooden1 Digby
13/09/95 Bradford City H 4–1 Talia Culverhouse Bodin McMahon2 Seagraves Taylor Robinson O'Sullivan Finney Allison1 Horlock Gooden1 Beauchamp2 Digby
16/09/95 Bristol Rovers A 4–1 Talia Culverhouse Bodin McMahon Seagraves Taylor Robinson O'Sullivan Finney Murray1 Horlock Gooden1 Beauchamp Digby
23/09/95 Rotherham United H 1–0 Talia Culverhouse Bodin1 McMahon Seagraves Taylor Robinson O'Sullivan Finney2 Allison Horlock Gooden1 P. Thorne2 Digby
30/09/95 Wrexham A 3–4 Talia Culverhouse Horlock McMahon Seagraves Taylor Robinson O'Sullivan P. Thorne1 Allison Gooden Finney1 Bodin Digby
07/10/95 Bristol City H 2–0 Digby Culverhouse Bodin McMahon Seagraves Taylor Robinson O'Sullivan Finney Allison Horlock Gooden Hooper Murray
14/10/95 Brighton A 3–1 Digby Culverhouse Bodin McMahon1 Seagraves Taylor Robinson O'Sullivan Finney Allison Horlock Allen1 Murray Gooden
21/10/95 Crewe Alexandra H 2–1 Digby Culverhouse Bodin McMahon Allen Taylor Robinson O'Sullivan Finney Allison Horlock Ling Murray Gooden
28/10/95 Notts County A 3–1 Digby Culverhouse Bodin McMahon Allen Taylor Robinson O'Sullivan Finney Allison Horlock Ling Murray Gooden
31/10/95 Bournemouth A 0–0 Digby Culverhouse Bodin McMahon Allen Taylor Robinson O'Sullivan Finney Allison Horlock Ling Murray Gooden1
04/11/95 Blackpool H 1–1 Digby Culverhouse Bodin2 Gooden Allen Taylor Robinson O'Sullivan1 Finney Allison Horlock Ling1 Murray Drysdale2
18/11/95 Stockport County A 1–1 Digby Culverhouse Bodin McMahon Ling Taylor Robinson O'Sullivan Finney1 Allison Horlock P. Thorne1 Gooden Talia
25/11/95 Shrewsbury Town H 0–1 Digby Culverhouse Drysdale McMahon Ling2 Taylor Robinson O'Sullivan1 Finney Allison Horlock P. Thorne2 Gooden1 Talia
09/12/95 Rotherham United A 2–0 Digby Culverhouse Drysdale McMahon Seagraves1 Taylor Robinson Allen Finney Allison Horlock P. Thorne Gooden1 Talia
16/12/95 Wrexham H 1–1 Digby Culverhouse Drysdale McMahon Allen Taylor Robinson Gooden Finney2 Allison1 Horlock P. Thorne1 O'Sullivan2 Talia
23/12/95 Walsall A 0–0 Digby Culverhouse Drysdale McMahon1 Seagraves Taylor Robinson2 Allen P. Thorne Allison Horlock Gooden1 O'Sullivan2 Talia
26/12/95 Wycombe Wanderers H 0–0 Digby Culverhouse Bodin O'Sullivan1 Seagraves Taylor Robinson Allen P. Thorne Allison Horlock Gooden1 Ling Talia
10/01/96 Swansea City H 3–0 Digby Culverhouse Bodin Ling2 Seagraves1 Allen Robinson O'Sullivan P. Thorne Allison Horlock Gooden1 Finney2 Talia
13/01/96 York City A 0–2 Digby Culverhouse Bodin Ling Murray2 O'Sullivan1 Robinson Allen P. Thorne Allison Horlock3 Gooden2 Smith3 Finney1
20/01/96 Hull City H 3–0 Digby Culverhouse Bodin2 Gooden Allen3 Ling1 Robinson Grant P. Thorne Allison Horlock Smith2 O'Sullivan3 Finney1
03/02/96 Carlisle United H 2–1 Digby Culverhouse Bodin Gooden Ling Taylor Robinson Grant P. Thorne Allison1 Horlock Finney1 Drysdale O'Sullivan
10/02/96 Swansea City A 1–0 Digby Culverhouse Bodin Gooden Ling Taylor Robinson Grant P. Thorne Allison Horlock Finney Smith Collins
21/02/96 Brentford H 2–2 Digby Culverhouse Bodin Gooden Allen Taylor Robinson Ling1 P. Thorne Allison Horlock Finney1 Collins Seagraves
24/02/96 Bristol Rovers H 2–1 Digby Culverhouse Drysdale Gooden2 Allen1 Taylor Robinson Collins P. Thorne Allison Horlock Finney2 Seagraves1 Talia
02/03/96 Wycombe Wanderers A 2–1 Talia Culverhouse Drysdale Gooden Seagraves Taylor Robinson Collins P. Thorne1 Allison Horlock Finney1 Smith O'Sullivan
05/03/96 Peterborough United A 2–0 Talia Culverhouse Drysdale Gooden Seagraves Taylor Robinson Allen Finney Allison Horlock Collins O'Sullivan Digby
09/03/96 Walsall H 1–1 Talia Culverhouse Drysdale Gooden Seagraves Taylor Robinson Allen Finney Allison Horlock1 Collins1 O'Sullivan Digby
16/03/96 Burnley A 0–0 Talia Culverhouse Bodin Gooden Seagraves Taylor Robinson Allen Finney1 Allison Horlock Ling1 Smith Collins
19/03/96 Oxford United A 0–3 Talia Culverhouse Bodin Ling3 Seagraves1 Taylor Robinson Allen P. Thorne Allison Horlock2 Gooden1 Smith2 O'Sullivan3
23/03/96 Peterborough United H 2–0 Talia Culverhouse Bodin Preece Allen Taylor Robinson O'Sullivan1 P. Thorne2 Allison Horlock Seagraves Ling1 Cowe2
30/03/96 Bristol City A 0–0 Talia Culverhouse Bodin Leitch Allen Taylor Robinson O'Sullivan P. Thorne Allison Horlock Seagraves Ling Cowe
03/04/96 Brighton H 3–2 Talia Culverhouse Bodin2 Preece Allen Taylor Robinson1 Leitch3 P. Thorne Allison Horlock Seagraves1 O'Sullivan2 Cowe3
06/04/96 Notts County H 1–0 Talia Culverhouse Bodin Preece Allen Taylor Robinson Leitch2 P. Thorne1 Allison Horlock Seagraves O'Sullivan2 Cowe1
08/04/96 Crewe Alexandra A 2–0 Talia Culverhouse Bodin Preece Allen Taylor Robinson Leitch1 P. Thorne Allison2 Horlock Seagraves Smith1 Cowe2
13/04/96 Bournemouth H 2–2 Talia Culverhouse Bodin1 Preece Allen Taylor Robinson Leitch P. Thorne2 Allison Horlock Seagraves Smith1 Cowe2
17/04/96 Burnley H 0–0 Digby Culverhouse Bodin Preece1 Allen Taylor Robinson Leitch P. Thorne Allison Horlock Seagraves Smith Cowe1
20/04/96 Blackpool A 1–1 Digby Culverhouse Bodin Preece Allen2 Taylor Robinson Leitch1 P. Thorne3 Allison Horlock Seagraves2 O'Sullivan1 Cowe3
23/04/96 Chesterfield A 3–1 Digby Culverhouse Bodin O'Sullivan Seagraves Taylor Robinson Cowe1 P. Thorne Allison Horlock Ling1 Smith Collins
27/04/96 Shrewsbury Town A 2–1 Digby Culverhouse Smith Ling Seagraves Taylor Robinson O'Sullivan3 P. Thorne1 Cowe Horlock2 Allison1 Drysdale2 Collins3
30/04/96 Bradford City A 1–1 Digby Culverhouse Smith2 Ling Seagraves Taylor Robinson O'Sullivan1 Cowe Allison Horlock Bodin Drysdale2 Collins1
04/05/96 Stockport County H 0–0 Digby Culverhouse Bodin1 Ling Seagraves2 Taylor Robinson O'Sullivan3 Cowe Allison Horlock Allen1 Smith2 McMahone3

1 1st Substitution, 2 2nd Substitution, 3 3rd Substitution.

F.A. Cup line-ups[edit]

Date Opposition V Score 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
11/11/95 Cambridge United H 4–1 Digby Culverhouse Bodin1 McMahon2 Allen Taylor Robinson O'Sullivan Finney Allison3 Horlock Drysdale1 Gooden2 P. Thorne3
02/12/95 Cardiff City H 2–0 Digby Culverhouse Drysdale McMahon Seagraves Taylor Robinson Allen Finney Allison Horlock P. Thorne Gooden Talia
06/01/96 Woking H 2–0 Digby Culverhouse Bodin Ling Seagraves Taylor1 Robinson Allen P. Thorne2 Allison Horlock McMahon1 Finney2 O'Sullivan
12/02/96 Oldham Athletic H 1–0 Digby Culverhouse Bodin Gooden Allen Taylor Robinson McMahon1 P. Thorne Allison2 Horlock Finney2 Smith Ling1
17/02/96 Southampton A 1–1 Digby Culverhouse Bodin1 Gooden Allen Taylor Robinson Ling3 P. Thorne Allison2 Horlock Finney2 Drysdale1 Seagraves3
28/02/96 Southampton A 0–2 Digby Culverhouse Drysdale Gooden Seagraves Taylor Robinson Collins1 P. Thorne Allison Horlock Finney1 O'Sullivan Ling

1 1st Substitution, 2 2nd Substitution, 3 3rd Substitution.

League Cup line-ups[edit]

Date Opposition V Score 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15/08/95 Cambridge United A 1–2 Mildenhall Culverhouse Bodin McMahon1 Seagraves Taylor Robinson2 O'Sullivan Finney Allison Gooden Horlock2 Nijholt1 Murray
23/08/95 Cambridge United H 2–0 Mildenhall Culverhouse Bodin McMahon Seagraves1 Taylor Murray O'Sullivan P. Thorne2 Finney Horlock Hooper1 Pitman Beauchamp2
20/09/95 Blackburn Rovers H 2–3 Digby Culverhouse Bodin McMahon1 Seagraves Taylor Robinson O'Sullivan Finney Allison Horlock P. Thorne Murray Gooden1
08/10/95 Blackburn Rovers A 0–2 Digby Culverhouse Bodin McMahon Seagraves Taylor Robinson O'Sullivan Finney Allison Horlock Gooden Hooper Murray

1 1st Substitution, 2 2nd Substitution, 3 3rd Substitution.

Football League Trophy line-ups[edit]

Date Opposition V Score 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
17/10/1995 Torquay United A 1–1 Digby Murray Bodin Allen Seagraves1 Taylor Robinson3 Ling2 Finney Allison Gooden Horlock3 G. Thorne1 O'Sullivan2
08/11/1995 Colchester United H 2–0 Digby Hooper Drysdale3 Gooden G. Thorne Taylor Robinson Ling2 Finney Allison1 Horlock McMahon2 O'Sullivan3 P. Thorne1
29/11/1995 Hereford United H 0–1 Digby Culverhouse1 Drysdale Collins Seagraves Taylor Hooper2 Ling3 P. Thorne Allison Gooden Finney3 Horlock2 Robinson1

1 1st Substitution, 2 2nd Substitution, 3 3rd Substitution.

Appearances and goals[edit]

As of 13 August 2014
No. Nat Pos Player Total Division 2 FA Cup League Cup FL Trophy
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
England MF Paul Allen 33 1 25+2 0 5+0 1 0+0 0 1+0 0
England FW Wayne Allison 56 20 43+1 17 6+0 2 3+0 1 3+0 0
England MF Joey Beauchamp 4 1 1+2 0 0+0 0 0+1 1 0+0 0
Wales DF Paul Bodin 42 3 32+1 2 4+0 1 4+0 0 1+0 0
Scotland MF Lee Collins 7 0 2+3 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
England FW Steve Cowe 11 1 4+7 1 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
England DF Ian Culverhouse 57 0 46+0 0 6+0 0 4+0 0 1+0 0
England GK Fraser Digby 36 0 25+0 0 6+0 0 4+0 0 1+0 0
England DF Jason Drysdale 19 0 10+3 0 2+2 0 0+0 0 2+0 0
England FW Steve Finney 43 16 22+8 12 2+4 2 4+0 1 2+1 1
Republic of Ireland GK Shay Given (on loan from Blackburn Rovers) 5 0 5+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
England MF Ty Gooden 35 4 14+12 3 3+1 0 1+1 1 3+0 0
England MF Tony Grant (on loan from Everton) 3 1 3+0 1 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
England MF Dean Hooper 3 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+1 0 2+0 0
Northern Ireland MF Kevin Horlock 58 16 44+1 12 6+0 3 3+1 1 1+2 0
Scotland MF Scott Leitch (on loan from Heart of Midlothian) 7 0 7+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
England MF Martin Ling 22 2 12+4 0 2+1 1 0+0 0 3+0 1
England MF Steve McMahon 30 0 20+1 0 3+1 0 4+0 0 0+1 0
England GK Steve Mildenhall 2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 2+0 0 0+0 0
England DF Eddie Murray 7 1 3+2 1 0+0 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
Netherlands DF Luc Nijholt 1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+1 0 0+0 0
Republic of Ireland MF Wayne O'Sullivan 41 3 27+7 3 1+0 0 4+0 0 2+0 0
England MF David Preece (on loan from Derby County) 7 1 7+0 1 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
England DF Mark Robinson 58 1 46+0 1 6+0 0 3+0 0 2+1 0
England DF Mark Seagraves 38 0 25+3 0 3+1 0 4+0 0 2+0 0
England MF Alex Smith 8 0 2+6 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
Australia GK Frank Talia 16 0 16+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
England DF Shaun Taylor 56 7 43+0 7 6+0 0 4+0 0 3+0 0
England DF Gary Thorne 2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 1+1 0
England FW Peter Thorne 34 11 22+4 10 4+1 0 1+0 0 1+1 1

Overall summary[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]