1995–96 Livingston F.C. season

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Livingston F.C.
1995–96 season
Manager Jim Leishman
Stadium Almondvale Stadium
Scottish Third Division 1st (promoted)
Scottish Cup 2nd Round
League Cup 3rd Round

In their first season in existence as Livingston F.C., they competed in the Scottish Third Division. They also competed in the Challenge Cup, League Cup and the Scottish Cup.

Summary[edit]

At the end of the 1994-95 season, having run into severe financial difficulties, Meadowbank Thistle were facing closure.[1] The club relocated to a new stadium in the new town of Livingston and changed their name for the second time in their history to Livingston F.C.[2]

In their first season in the Third Division, having been relegated the previous season,[3] Livingston finished top of the league and were promoted to the Second Division.[4] They reached the third round of the League cup[5] and the second round of the Scottish Cup.[6]

Results & fixtures[edit]

[7]   Win   Draw   Loss

Second Division[edit]

League Cup[edit]

Scottish Cup[edit]

Statistics[edit]

League Table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Livingston 36 21 9 6 51 24 27 72
2 Brechin City 36 18 9 9 41 21 20 63
3 Inverness CT 36 15 12 9 64 38 26 57
4 Ross County 36 12 17 7 56 39 17 53
5 Arbroath 36 13 13 10 41 41 0 52
6 Queen's Park 36 12 12 12 40 43 −3 48
7 East Stirlingshire 36 11 11 14 58 62 −4 44
8 Cowdenbeath 36 10 8 18 45 59 −14 38
9 Alloa Athletic 36 6 11 19 26 58 −32 29
10 Albion Rovers 36 7 8 21 37 74 −37 29

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Livingston FC - The Livi Lions". Livingston Alive. Retrieved 1 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "Meadowbank Thistle History". Livingston F.C. Retrieved 30 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "1994-95 Second Division". Scottish Football Archive. Retrieved 1 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "1995-96 Third Division". Scottish Football Archive. Retrieved 1 October 2011. 
  5. ^ "1995-96 League Cup". Scottish Football Archvie. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  6. ^ "Scottish Cup Results for 1995-96". London Hearts. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  7. ^ "Livingston results 1995/1996". Livi Mad. Retrieved 14 November 2011.