1995 London Monarchs season

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1995 London Monarchs season
Head coach Bobby Hammond
General manager Gareth Moores
Home field White Hart Lane
Results
Record 4–6
Division place 4th
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1995 London Monarchs season was the third season for the franchise in the World League of American Football (WLAF). The team was led by head coach Bobby Hammond in his first year, and played its home games at White Hart Lane in London, England. They finished the regular season in fourth place with a record of four wins and six losses.

During the season, in early May 1995 London signed ex-New York Jets linebacker Dean Lytle from the WLAF's Frankfurt Galaxy.[1]

Offseason[edit]

NFL allocations[edit]

Player name Position College NFL team
LaVar Ball TE Cal State Los Angeles New York Jets
Jim Ballard QB Mount Union Cincinnati Bengals
Brad Johnson QB Florida State Minnesota Vikings
Mike Moody T Southern California Seattle Seahawks
Terrence Warren WR Hampton Seattle Seahawks
Terrence Wisdom G Syracuse New York Jets

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Personnel[edit]

In October 1994 the Monarchs appointed Bobby Hammond, ex-player and Philadelphia assistant, as their head coach.[3]

Staff[edit]

1995 London Monarchs staff
Front office
  • General Manager – Gareth Moores

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

  • Offensive Coordinator – Lionel Taylor
  • Offensive Line – Charlie Davis
  • National Coach – Tony Allen
Defensive coaches
  • Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers – Bob Zeman
  • Defensive Backs/Special Teams – Maurice Spencer


Roster[edit]

1995 London Monarchs roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

  • 33 Tony Brooks
  • 24 Phil Bryant
  • 44 Al Wooten

Wide receivers

  • 10 Alan Allen
  • 32 Dwayne Lovell
  • 84 Larry Wallace
  • 26 Ronnie West

Tight ends

  • -- LaVar Ball
  • 82 Michael Titley
Offensive linemen
  • 62 Damon Baldwin C
  • 71 Chris Luneburg T
  • 73 Mike Moody T
  • 67 Craig Ritter G
  • 57 Dan Schmidt G
  • 61 Terrence Wisdom G

Defensive linemen

Linebackers
  • 59 Dave Hoffmann MLB
  • 94 Richard Newbill OLB
  • 54 Brad Smith
  • 56 Nick Smith OLB

Defensive backs

Special teams

National players


Rookies in italics

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Kickoff [n 1] Opponent Results Game site Attendance
Final score Team record
1 Saturday, April 8 7:00 p.m. at Frankfurt Galaxy L 22–45 0–1 Waldstadion 28,021
2 Saturday, April 15 7:00 p.m. at Rhein Fire W 23–7 1–1 Rheinstadion 15,892
3 Sunday, April 23 3:00 p.m. Amsterdam Admirals L 10–17 1–2 White Hart Lane 8,763
4 Sunday, April 30 3:00 p.m. Barcelona Dragons L 24–39 1–3 White Hart Lane 10,287
5 Sunday, May 7 4:00 p.m. at Scottish Claymores W 11–10 2–3 Murrayfield Stadium 10,481
6 Monday, May 15 7:30 p.m. Frankfurt Galaxy L 7–27 2–4 White Hart Lane 8,912
7 Saturday, May 20 7:00 p.m. at Barcelona Dragons W 27–22 3–4 Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc 18,850
8 Monday, May 29 3:00 p.m. Rhein Fire W 34–14 4–4 White Hart Lane 12,342
9 Saturday, June 3 7:00 p.m. at Amsterdam Admirals L 7–17 4–5 De Meer Stadion 8,469
10 Saturday, June 10 7:00 p.m. Scottish Claymores L 9–22 4–6 White Hart Lane 11,783

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Standings[edit]

World League of American Football
Team W L T PCT PF PA Home Road STK
Amsterdam Admirals 9 1 0 .900 246 152 5–0 4–1 W2
Frankfurt Galaxy 6 4 0 .600 279 202 3–2 3–2 W3
Barcelona Dragons 5 5 0 .500 237 247 2–3 3–2 L1
London Monarchs 4 6 0 .400 174 220 1–4 3–2 L2
Rhein Fire 4 6 0 .400 221 279 2–3 2–3 L3
Scottish Claymores 2 8 0 .200 153 210 0–5 2–3 W1

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Game summaries[edit]

Week 1: at Frankfurt Galaxy[edit]

Week One: London Monarchs at Frankfurt Galaxy – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
London 0 6 0 16 22
Frankfurt 7 14 24 0 45

at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, April 8
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 28,021
  • Referee: Mike Carey

Week 2: at Rhein Fire[edit]

Week Two: London Monarchs at Rhein Fire – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
London 3 10 7 3 23
Rhein 7 0 0 0 7

at Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, April 15
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 15,892
  • Referee: Larry Nemmers

Week 3: vs Amsterdam Admirals[edit]

Week Three: Amsterdam Admirals at London Monarchs – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Amsterdam 7 3 7 0 17
London 7 3 0 0 10

at White Hart Lane, London, England

  • Date: Sunday, April 23
  • Game time: 3:00 p.m. BST
  • Game attendance: 8,763

Week 4: vs Barcelona Dragons[edit]

Week Four: Barcelona Dragons at London Monarchs – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Barcelona 3 9 14 13 39
London 0 7 3 14 24

at White Hart Lane, London, England

  • Date: Sunday, April 30
  • Game time: 3:00 p.m. BST
  • Game attendance: 10,287

Week 5: at Scottish Claymores[edit]

Week Five: London Monarchs at Scottish Claymores – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
London 4 0 0 7 11
Scotland 0 0 7 3 10

at Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Date: Sunday, May 7
  • Game time: 4:00 p.m. BST
  • Game attendance: 10,481

Week 6: vs Frankfurt Galaxy[edit]

Week Six: Frankfurt Galaxy at London Monarchs – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Frankfurt 7 10 10 0 27
London 7 0 0 0 7

at White Hart Lane, London, England

  • Date: Monday, May 15
  • Game time: 7:30 p.m. BST
  • Game attendance: 8,912

Week 7: at Barcelona Dragons[edit]

Week Seven: London Monarchs at Barcelona Dragons – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
London 14 6 0 7 27
Barcelona 6 3 6 7 22

at Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc, Barcelona, Spain

  • Date: Saturday, May 20
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 18,850

Week 8: vs Rhein Fire[edit]

Week Eight: Rhein Fire at London Monarchs – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Rhein 0 7 0 7 14
London 0 3 24 7 34

at White Hart Lane, London, England

  • Date: Monday, May 29
  • Game time: 3:00 p.m. BST
  • Game attendance: 12,342

Week 9: at Amsterdam Admirals[edit]

Week Nine: London Monarchs at Amsterdam Admirals – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
London 0 0 0 7 7
Amsterdam 7 0 7 3 17

at De Meer Stadion, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Date: Saturday, June 3
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 8,469

Week 10: vs Scottish Claymores[edit]

Week Ten: Scottish Claymores at London Monarchs – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Scotland 0 7 10 5 22
London 0 3 6 0 9

at White Hart Lane, London, England

  • Date: Saturday, June 10
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. BST
  • Game attendance: 11,783

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ All times local to where the game was played.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American football: London Monarchs have signed the linebacker Dead Lytle". The Independent. 6 May 1995. Retrieved 30 May 2014. 
  2. ^ Associated Press (February 23, 1995). "NFL allocations to WLAF". European Stars and Stripes. p. 27. Retrieved July 6, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Sporting Digest: American Football". The Independent. 26 October 1994. Retrieved 29 May 2014. 
  4. ^ The Official 1996 World League of American Football Fact Book. pp. 36, 62–66. 
  5. ^ "1995 WLAF Standings". The Football Database. Retrieved January 29, 2011.