Season 1995-96

FA Cup Final 1996 Venue Gate Notes
Manchester United 1 0 Liverpool Wembley Stadium, London 79,007  
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1996 Venue Gate Notes
Liverpool 3 0 Aston Villa Old Trafford, Manchester 39,021  
Manchester United 2 1 Chelsea Villa Park, Birmingham 38,421  
 
League Cup Final 1996 Venue Gate Notes
Aston Villa 3 0 Leeds United Wembley Stadium, London 77,056 aet 4-1 pens
 
League Cup Semi-Finals 1996 Venue Gate Notes
Birmingham City 1 2 Leeds United St Andrews, Birmingham 24,781  
Arsenal 2 2 Aston Villa Highbury, London 37,562  
Aston Villa 0 0 Arsenal Villa Park, Birmingham 39,334 aet agg 2-2*
*Aston Villa won on away goal rule.
Leeds United 3 0 Birmingham City Elland Road, Leeds 35,435 agg 5-1
 
First Divison Play-off Final 1996 Venue Gate Notes
Leicester City 2 1 Crystal Palace Wembley Stadium, London 73,573 aet
 
Second Divison Play-off Final 1996 Venue Gate Notes
Bradford City 2 0 Notts County Wembley Stadium, London 39,972  
 
Third Divison Play-off Final 1996 Venue Gate Notes
Plymouth Argyle 1 0 Darlington Wembley Stadium, London 39,972  
Final Table for season 1995-96
Premier League
Home Away
Ptn Premier League Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 1 Manchester United 38 15 4 0 36 9 10 3 6 37 26 38 82 41,700 Winner Rd 2 UEFA Cup Rd 2
2 4 Newcastle United 38 17 1 1 38 9 7 5 7 28 28 29 78 36,507 Rd 3 Rd 5  
3 1 Liverpool 38 14 4 1 46 13 6 7 6 24 21 36 71 39,553 Final Rd 4 UEFA Cup Rd 3
4 14 Aston Villa 38 11 5 3 32 15 7 4 8 20 20 17 63 32,614 SF Winner  
5 7 Arsenal 38 10 7 2 30 16 7 5 7 19 16 17 63 37,568 Rd 3 SF  
6 9 Everton 38 10 5 4 35 19 7 5 7 29 25 20 61 35,434 Rd 4 Rd 2 European CWC Rd 3
7 -6 Blackburn Rovers 38 14 2 3 44 19 4 5 10 17 28 14 61 27,714 Rd 3 Rd 4 European Cup Rd 2
8 -1 Tottenham Hotspur 38 9 5 5 26 19 7 8 4 24 19 12 61 30,511 Rd 5 Rd 3  
9 -6 Nottingham Forest 38 11 6 2 29 17 4 7 8 21 37 -4 58 25,939 Rd 6 Rd 2 UEFA Cup QF
10 4 West Ham United 38 9 5 5 25 21 5 4 10 18 31 -9 51 22,340 Rd 4 Rd 3  
11 0 Chelsea 38 7 7 5 30 22 5 7 7 16 22 2 50 25,466 SF Rd 2  
12 D 2 Middlesbrough 38 8 3 8 27 27 3 7 9 8 23 -15 43 29,283 Rd 4 Rd 4  
13 -8 Leeds United 38 8 3 8 21 21 4 4 11 19 36 -17 43 32,578 Rd 6 Final UEFA Cup Rd 3
14 -5 Wimbledon 38 5 6 8 27 33 5 5 9 28 37 -15 41 13,246 Rd 6 Rd 2  
15 -2 Sheffield Wednesday 38 7 5 7 30 31 3 5 11 18 30 -13 40 25,403 Rd 3 Rd 4  
16 0 Coventry City 38 6 7 6 21 23 2 7 10 21 37 -18 38 18,507 Rd 4 Rd 4  
17 -7 Southampton 38 7 7 5 21 18 2 4 13 13 34 -18 38 14,820 Rd 6 Rd 4  
18 -1 Manchester City 38 7 7 5 21 19 2 4 13 12 39 -25 38 27,868 Rd 5 Rd 3  
19 -11 Queens Park Rangers 38 6 5 8 25 26 3 1 15 13 31 -19 33 15,683 Rd 4 Rd 4  
20 D 2 Bolton Wanderers 38 5 4 10 16 31 3 1 15 23 40 -32 29 18,822 Rd 4 Rd 4  
 
First Division
Home Away
Ptn First Division Pld W D L F A W D L F A GS Pts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 19 Sunderland 46 13 8 2 32 10 9 9 5 27 23 59 83 17,482 Rd 3 Rd 2  
2 7 Derby County 46 14 8 1 48 22 7 8 8 23 29 71 79 14,327 Rd 3 Rd 3  
3 PL Crystal Palace 46 9 9 5 34 22 11 6 6 33 26 67 75 14,839 Rd 3 Rd 3  
4 7 Stoke City 46 13 6 4 32 15 7 7 9 28 34 60 73 12,275 Rd 3 Rd 3  
5 PL Leicester City 46 9 7 7 32 29 10 7 6 34 31 66 71 16,367 Rd 3 Rd 3  
6 9 Charlton Athletic 46 8 11 4 28 23 9 9 5 29 22 57 71 11,194 Rd 5 Rd 3  
7 PL Ipswich Town 46 13 5 5 45 30 6 7 10 34 39 79 69 12,602 Rd 5 Rd 2  
8 D 3 Huddersfield Town 46 14 4 5 42 23 3 8 12 19 35 61 63 13,151 Rd 5 Rd 2  
9 -1 Sheffield United 46 9 7 7 29 25 7 7 9 28 29 57 62 12,901 Rd 4 Rd 2  
10 -4 Barnsley 46 9 10 4 34 28 5 8 10 26 38 60 60 8,086 Rd 3 Rd 3  
11 8 West Bromwich Albion 46 11 5 7 34 29 5 7 11 26 39 60 60 15,061 Rd 3 Rd 2  
12 5 Port Vale 46 10 5 8 30 29 5 10 8 29 37 59 60 8,227 Rd 5 Rd 1  
13 -8 Tranmere Rovers 46 9 9 5 42 29 5 8 10 22 31 64 59 7,861 Rd 3 Rd 3  
14 -1 Southend United 46 11 8 4 30 22 4 6 13 22 39 52 59 5,904 Rd 3 Rd 2  
15 D 3 Birmingham City 46 11 7 5 37 23 4 6 13 24 41 61 58 18,091 Rd 3 SF  
16 PL Norwich City 46 7 9 7 26 24 7 6 10 33 31 59 57 14,581 Rd 3 Rd 5  
17 -7 Grimsby Town 46 8 10 5 27 25 6 4 13 28 44 55 56 5,923 Rd 5 Rd 2  
18 -4 Oldham Athletic 46 10 7 6 33 20 4 7 12 21 30 54 56 6,634 Rd 4 Rd 2  
19 -17 Reading 46 8 7 8 28 30 5 10 8 26 33 54 56 8,918 Rd 4 Rd 5  
20 -16 Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 8 9 6 34 28 5 7 11 22 34 56 55 24,786 Rd 4 Rd 5  
21 -3 Portsmouth 46 8 6 9 34 32 5 7 11 27 37 61 52 9,407 Rd 3 Rd 1  
22 -10 Millwall 46 7 6 10 23 28 6 7 10 20 35 43 52 9,559 Rd 3 Rd 3  
23 -16 Watford 46 7 8 8 40 33 3 10 10 22 37 62 48 9,457 Rd 3 Rd 3  
24 -8 Luton Town 46 7 6 10 30 34 4 6 13 10 30 40 45 7,223 Rd 3 Rd 1  
 
Second Division
Home Away
Ptn Second Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 D 2 Swindon Town 46 12 10 1 37 16 13 7 3 34 18 71 92 10,187 Rd 5 Rd 2  
2 5 Oxford United 46 17 4 2 52 14 7 7 9 24 25 76 83 5,876 Rd 4 Rd 2  
3 9 Blackpool 46 14 5 4 41 20 9 8 6 26 20 67 82 5,818 Rd 3 Rd 1  
4 D 2 Notts County 46 14 6 3 42 21 7 9 7 21 18 63 78 5,130 Rd 3 Rd 2  
5 -2 Crewe Alexandra 46 13 3 7 40 24 9 4 10 37 36 77 73 3,973 Rd 4 Rd 2  
6 8 Bradford City 46 15 4 4 41 25 7 3 13 30 44 71 73 5,708 Rd 3 Rd 3  
7 D 4 Chesterfield 46 14 6 3 39 21 6 6 11 17 30 56 72 4,884 Rd 2 Rd 1  
8 5 Wrexham 46 12 6 5 51 27 6 10 7 25 28 76 70 3,706 Rd 3 Rd 1 European CWC Rd 1
9 2 Stockport County 46 8 9 6 30 20 11 4 8 31 27 61 70 5,902 Rd 3 Rd 3  
10 -6 Bristol Rovers 46 12 4 7 29 28 8 6 9 28 32 57 70 5,283 Rd 1 Rd 2  
11 D 4 Walsall 46 12 7 4 38 20 7 5 11 22 25 60 69 3,982 Rd 4 Rd 1  
12 -6 Wycombe Wanderers 46 9 8 6 36 26 6 7 10 27 33 63 60 4,573 Rd 1 Rd 2  
13 D 2 Bristol City 46 10 6 7 28 22 5 9 9 27 38 55 60 7,039 Rd 1 Rd 2  
14 5 AFC Bournemouth 46 12 5 6 33 25 4 5 14 18 45 51 58 4,213 Rd 2 Rd 2  
15 -13 Brentford 46 12 6 5 24 15 3 7 13 19 34 43 58 4,768 Rd 4 Rd 2  
16 1 Rotherham United 46 11 7 5 31 20 3 7 13 23 42 54 56 3,414 Rd 1 Rd 2  
17 D 2 Burnley 46 9 8 6 35 28 5 5 13 21 40 56 55 9,055 Rd 1 Rd 2  
18 0 Shrewsbury Town 46 7 8 8 32 29 6 6 11 26 41 58 53 3,317 Rd 4 Rd 2  
19 -4 Peterborough United 46 9 6 8 40 27 4 7 12 19 39 59 52 4,656 Rd 4 Rd 2  
20 -11 York City 46 8 6 9 28 29 5 7 11 30 44 58 52 3,538 Rd 1 Rd 3  
21 D 4 Carlisle United 46 11 6 6 35 20 1 7 15 22 52 57 49 5,704 Rd 1 Rd 1  
22 -12 Swansea City 46 8 8 7 27 29 3 6 14 16 50 43 47 2,979 Rd 1 Rd 1  
23 -7 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 6 7 10 25 31 4 3 16 21 38 46 40 5,256 Rd 2 Rd 1  
24 -16 Hull City 46 4 8 11 26 37 1 8 14 10 41 36 31 3,803 Rd 1 Rd 2  
 
Third Division
Home Away
Ptn Third Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 4 Preston North End 46 11 8 4 44 22 12 9 2 34 16 78 86 10,012 Rd 2 Rd 1  
2 17 Gillingham 46 16 6 1 33 6 6 11 6 16 14 49 83 7,198 Rd 3 Rd 1  
3 1 Bury 46 11 6 6 33 21 11 7 5 33 27 66 79 3,262 Rd 1 Rd 3  
4 D 3 Plymouth Argyle 46 14 5 4 41 20 8 7 8 27 29 68 78 7,120 Rd 3 Rd 1  
5 15 Darlington 46 10 6 7 30 21 10 12 1 30 21 60 78 2,408 Rd 2 Rd 1  
6 10 Hereford United 46 13 5 5 40 22 7 9 7 25 25 65 74 2,973 Rd 3 Rd 1  
7 3 Colchester United 46 13 7 3 37 22 5 11 7 24 29 61 72 3,274 Rd 1 Rd 1  
8 D 3 Chester City 46 11 9 3 45 22 7 7 9 27 31 72 70 2,674 Rd 1 Rd 2  
9 2 Barnet 46 13 6 4 40 19 5 10 8 25 26 65 70 2,282 Rd 1 Rd 1  
10 4 Wigan Athletic 46 15 3 5 36 21 5 7 11 26 35 62 70 2,856 Rd 3 Rd 1  
11 6 Northampton Town 46 9 10 4 32 22 9 3 11 19 22 51 67 4,831 Rd 2 Rd 1  
12 -5 Scunthorpe United 46 8 8 7 36 30 7 7 9 31 31 67 60 2,434 Rd 2 Rd 1  
13 -4 Doncaster Rovers 46 11 6 6 25 19 5 5 13 24 41 49 59 2,090 Rd 1 Rd 1  
14 8 Exeter City 46 9 9 5 25 22 4 9 10 21 31 46 57 3,442 Rd 1 Rd 1  
15 0 Rochdale 46 7 8 8 32 33 7 5 11 25 28 57 55 2,214 Rd 3 Rd 1  
16 D 3 Cambridge United 46 8 8 7 34 30 6 4 13 27 41 61 54 2,767 Rd 1 Rd 1  
17 -9 Fulham 46 10 9 4 39 26 2 8 13 18 37 57 53 4,183 Rd 3 Rd 2  
18 -6 Lincoln City 46 8 7 8 32 26 5 7 11 25 47 57 53 2,940 Rd 1 Rd 1  
19 -13 Mansfield Town 46 6 10 7 25 29 5 10 8 29 35 54 53 2,416 Rd 2 Rd 1  
20 -2 Hartlepool United 46 8 9 6 30 24 4 4 15 17 43 47 49 2,072 Rd 1 Rd 2  
21 D 3 Leyton Orient 46 11 4 8 29 22 1 7 15 15 41 44 47 4,478 Rd 1 Rd 1  
22 D 3 Cardiff City 46 8 6 9 24 22 3 6 14 17 42 41 45 3,420 Rd 2 Rd 2  
23 -2 Scarborough 46 5 11 7 22 28 3 5 15 17 41 39 40 1,714 Rd 1 Rd 1  
24 -11 Torquay United 46 4 9 10 17 36 1 5 17 13 48 30 29 2,454 Rd 2 Rd 2  
Notes
Torquay United avoided relegation.
Stevenage Borough not promoted to Third Division as Conference Champions.
Stevenage Borough - Ground not up to Football League standards.