Season 1995-96

Season Fixtures calendar
 
Cup Competition
European Championship Semi-Final 1996 Venue Gate Notes
England 1 1 Germany Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 75,862 aet 5-6p
  Shearer              
 
FA Cup Final 1996 Venue Gate Notes
PL Manchester United 1 0 Liverpool PL Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 79,007
  Cantona            
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1996 Venue Gate Notes
PL Liverpool 3 0 Aston Villa PL Old Trafford, Manchester 39,021
  Fowler 2, McAteer            
PL Manchester United 2 1 Chelsea PL Villa Park, Birmingham 38,421
  Cole, Beckham     Gullit      
 
League Cup Final 1996 Venue Gate Notes
PL Aston Villa 3 0 Leeds United PL Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 77,056
  Milosevic, Taylor, Yorke            
 
League Cup Semi-Finals 1996 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Birmingham City 1 2 Leeds United PL St Andrew's 24,781
  Francis     Yeboah, Whyte OG      
PL Arsenal 2 2 Aston Villa PL Highbury 37,562
  Bergkamp 2     Yorke 2      
PL Aston Villa 0 0 Arsenal PL Villa Park 39,334 aet agg 2-2 agr*
                 
*Aston Villa won on away goal rule.
PL Leeds United 3 0 Birmingham City D 1 Elland Road 35,435 agg 5-1
  Masinga, Yeboah, Deane              
 
First Divison Play-off Final 1996 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Leicester City 2 1 Crystal Palace D 1 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 73,573 aet
  Parker (p), Claridge     Roberts        
 
Second Divison Play-off Final 1996 Venue Gate Notes
D 2 Bradford City 2 0 Notts County D 2 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 39,972
  Hamilton, Stallard            
 
Third Divison Play-off Final 1996 Venue Gate Notes
D 3 Plymouth Argyle 1 0 DarlingtonD 3 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 43,431
  Mauge           
Final Table for Season 1995-96
Premier League
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Premier League Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts FA Cup FL Cup Euro
1 1 Manchester United 38 15 4 0 36 9 10 3 6 37 26 38 82 Win Rd 2 UEFA Rd 2
2 4 Newcastle United 38 17 1 1 38 9 7 5 7 28 28 29 78 Rd 3 Rd 5
3 1 Liverpool 38 14 4 1 46 13 6 7 6 24 21 36 71Final Rd 4 UEFA Rd 3
4 14 Aston Villa 38 11 5 3 32 15 7 4 8 20 20 17 63 SF Win
5 7 Arsenal 38 10 7 2 30 16 7 5 7 19 16 17 63 Rd 3 SF
6 9 Everton 38 10 5 4 35 19 7 5 7 29 25 20 61 Rd 4 Rd 2 CWC Rd 3
7 -6 Blackburn Rovers 38 14 2 3 44 19 4 5 10 17 28 14 61 Rd 3 Rd 4 CL Rd 2
8 -1 Tottenham Hotspur 38 9 5 5 26 19 7 8 4 24 19 12 61 Rd 5 Rd 3
9 -6 Nottingham Forest 38 11 6 2 29 17 4 7 8 21 37 -4 58 Rd 6 Rd 2 UEFA QF
10 4 West Ham United 38 9 5 5 25 21 5 4 10 18 31 -9 51 Rd 4 Rd 3
11 0 Chelsea 38 7 7 5 30 22 5 7 7 16 22 2 50 SF Rd 2
12 D 1 Middlesbrough 38 8 3 8 27 27 3 7 9 8 23 -15 43 Rd 4 Rd 4
13 -8 Leeds United 38 8 3 8 21 21 4 4 11 19 36 -17 43 Rd 6Final UEFA Rd 3
14 -5 Wimbledon 38 5 6 8 27 33 5 5 9 28 37 -15 41 Rd 6 Rd 2
15 -2 Sheffield Wednesday 38 7 5 7 30 31 3 5 11 18 30 -13 40 Rd 3 Rd 4
16 0 Coventry City 38 6 7 6 21 23 2 7 10 21 37 -18 38 Rd 4 Rd 4
17 -7 Southampton 38 7 7 5 21 18 2 4 13 13 34 -18 38 Rd 6 Rd 4
18 -1 Manchester City 38 7 7 5 21 19 2 4 13 12 39 -25 38 Rd 5 Rd 3
19 -11 Queens Park Rangers 38 6 5 8 25 26 3 1 15 13 31 -19 33 Rd 4 Rd 4
20 D 1 Bolton Wanderers 38 5 4 10 16 31 3 1 15 23 40 -32 29 Rd 4 Rd 4
First Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season First Division Pld W D L F A W D L F A GS Pts FA Cup FL Cup Euro
1 19 Sunderland 46 13 8 2 32 10 9 9 5 27 23 59 83 Rd 3 Rd 2
2 7 Derby County 46 14 8 1 48 22 7 8 8 23 29 71 79 Rd 3 Rd 3
3 PL Crystal Palace 46 9 9 5 34 22 11 6 6 33 26 67 75 Rd 3 Rd 3
4 7 Stoke City 46 13 6 4 32 15 7 7 9 28 34 60 73 Rd 3 Rd 3
5 PL Leicester City 46 9 7 7 32 29 10 7 6 34 31 66 71 Rd 3 Rd 3
6 9 Charlton Athletic 46 8 11 4 28 23 9 9 5 29 22 57 71 Rd 5 Rd 3
7 PL Ipswich Town 46 13 5 5 45 30 6 7 10 34 39 79 69 Rd 5 Rd 2
8D 2 Huddersfield Town 46 14 4 5 42 23 3 8 12 19 35 61 63 Rd 5 Rd 2
9 -1 Sheffield United 46 9 7 7 29 25 7 7 9 28 29 57 62 Rd 4 Rd 2
10 -4 Barnsley 46 9 10 4 34 28 5 8 10 26 38 60 60 Rd 3 Rd 3
11 8 West Bromwich Albion 46 11 5 7 34 29 5 7 11 26 39 60 60 Rd 3 Rd 2
12 5 Port Vale 46 10 5 8 30 29 5 10 8 29 37 59 60 Rd 5 Rd 1
13 -8 Tranmere Rovers 46 9 9 5 42 29 5 8 10 22 31 64 59 Rd 3 Rd 3
14 -1 Southend United 46 11 8 4 30 22 4 6 13 22 39 52 59 Rd 3 Rd 2
15D 2 Birmingham City 46 11 7 5 37 23 4 6 13 24 41 61 58 Rd 3 SF
16 PL Norwich City 46 7 9 7 26 24 7 6 10 33 31 59 57 Rd 3 Rd 5
17 -7 Grimsby Town 46 8 10 5 27 25 6 4 13 28 44 55 56 Rd 5 Rd 2
18 -4 Oldham Athletic 46 10 7 6 33 20 4 7 12 21 30 54 56 Rd 4 Rd 2
19 -17 Reading 46 8 7 8 28 30 5 10 8 26 33 54 56 Rd 4 Rd 5
20 -16 Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 8 9 6 34 28 5 7 11 22 34 56 55 Rd 4 Rd 5
21 -3 Portsmouth 46 8 6 9 34 32 5 7 11 27 37 61 52 Rd 3 Rd 1
22 -10 Millwall 46 7 6 10 23 28 6 7 10 20 35 43 52 Rd 3 Rd 3
23 -16 Watford 46 7 8 8 40 33 3 10 10 22 37 62 48 Rd 3 Rd 3
24 -8 Luton Town 46 7 6 10 30 34 4 6 13 10 30 40 45 Rd 3 Rd 1
Second Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Second Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GSPts FA Cup FL Cup Euro
1 D 1 Swindon Town 46 12 10 1 37 16 13 7 3 34 18 71 92 Rd 5 Rd 2
2 5 Oxford United 46 17 4 2 52 14 7 7 9 24 25 76 83 Rd 4 Rd 2
3 9 Blackpool 46 14 5 4 41 20 9 8 6 26 20 67 82 Rd 3 Rd 1
4 D 1 Notts County 46 14 6 3 42 21 7 9 7 21 18 63 78 Rd 3 Rd 2
5 -2 Crewe Alexandra 46 13 3 7 40 24 9 4 10 37 36 77 73 Rd 4 Rd 2
6 8 Bradford City 46 15 4 4 41 25 7 3 13 30 44 71 73 Rd 3 Rd 3
7D 3 Chesterfield 46 14 6 3 39 21 6 6 11 17 30 56 72 Rd 2 Rd 1
8 5 Wrexham 46 12 6 5 51 27 6 10 7 25 28 76 70 Rd 3 Rd 1 CWC Rd 1
9 2 Stockport County 46 8 9 6 30 20 11 4 8 31 27 61 70 Rd 3 Rd 3
10 -6 Bristol Rovers 46 12 4 7 29 28 8 6 9 28 32 57 70 Rd 1 Rd 2
11D 3 Walsall 46 12 7 4 38 20 7 5 11 22 25 60 69 Rd 4 Rd 1
12 -6 Wycombe Wanderers 46 9 8 6 36 26 6 7 10 27 33 63 60 Rd 1 Rd 2
13 D 1 Bristol City 46 10 6 7 28 22 5 9 9 27 38 55 60 Rd 1 Rd 2
14 5 AFC Bournemouth 46 12 5 6 33 25 4 5 14 18 45 51 58 Rd 2 Rd 2
15 -13 Brentford 46 12 6 5 24 15 3 7 13 19 34 43 58 Rd 4 Rd 2
16 1 Rotherham United 46 11 7 5 31 20 3 7 13 23 42 54 56 Rd 1 Rd 2
17 D 1 Burnley 46 9 8 6 35 28 5 5 13 21 40 56 55 Rd 1 Rd 2
18 0 Shrewsbury Town 46 7 8 8 32 29 6 6 11 26 41 58 53 Rd 4 Rd 2
19 -4 Peterborough United 46 9 6 8 40 27 4 7 12 19 39 59 52 Rd 4 Rd 2
20 -11 York City 46 8 6 9 28 29 5 7 11 30 44 58 52 Rd 1 Rd 3
21D 3 Carlisle United 46 11 6 6 35 20 1 7 15 22 52 57 49 Rd 1 Rd 1
22 -12 Swansea City 46 8 8 7 27 29 3 6 14 16 50 43 47 Rd 1 Rd 1
23 -7 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 6 7 10 25 31 4 3 16 21 38 46 40 Rd 2 Rd 1
24 -16 Hull City 46 4 8 11 26 37 1 8 14 10 41 36 31 Rd 1 Rd 2
Third Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Third Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GSPts FA Cup FL Cup Euro
1 4 Preston North End 46 11 8 4 44 22 12 9 2 34 16 78 86 Rd 2 Rd 1
2 17 Gillingham 46 16 6 1 33 6 6 11 6 16 14 49 83 Rd 3 Rd 1
3 1 Bury 46 11 6 6 33 21 11 7 5 33 27 66 79 Rd 1 Rd 3
4D 2 Plymouth Argyle 46 14 5 4 41 20 8 7 8 27 29 68 78 Rd 3 Rd 1
5 15 Darlington 46 10 6 7 30 21 10 12 1 30 21 60 78 Rd 2 Rd 1
6 10 Hereford United 46 13 5 5 40 22 7 9 7 25 25 65 74 Rd 3 Rd 1
7 3 Colchester United 46 13 7 3 37 22 5 11 7 24 29 61 72 Rd 1 Rd 1
8D 2 Chester City 46 11 9 3 45 22 7 7 9 27 31 72 70 Rd 1 Rd 2
9 2 Barnet 46 13 6 4 40 19 5 10 8 25 26 65 70 Rd 1 Rd 1
10 4 Wigan Athletic 46 15 3 5 36 21 5 7 11 26 35 62 70 Rd 3 Rd 1
11 6 Northampton Town 46 9 10 4 32 22 9 3 11 19 22 51 67 Rd 2 Rd 1
12 -5 Scunthorpe United 46 8 8 7 36 30 7 7 9 31 31 67 60 Rd 2 Rd 1
13 -4 Doncaster Rovers 46 11 6 6 25 19 5 5 13 24 41 49 59 Rd 1 Rd 1
14 8 Exeter City 46 9 9 5 25 22 4 9 10 21 31 46 57 Rd 1 Rd 1
15 0 Rochdale 46 7 8 8 32 33 7 5 11 25 28 57 55 Rd 3 Rd 1
16D 2 Cambridge United 46 8 8 7 34 30 6 4 13 27 41 61 54 Rd 1 Rd 1
17 -9 Fulham 46 10 9 4 39 26 2 8 13 18 37 57 53 Rd 3 Rd 2
18 -6 Lincoln City 46 8 7 8 32 26 5 7 11 25 47 57 53 Rd 1 Rd 1
19 -13 Mansfield Town 46 6 10 7 25 29 5 10 8 29 35 54 53 Rd 2 Rd 1
20 -2 Hartlepool United 46 8 9 6 30 24 4 4 15 17 43 47 49 Rd 1 Rd 2
21D 2 Leyton Orient 46 11 4 8 29 22 1 7 15 15 41 44 47 Rd 1 Rd 1
22D 2 Cardiff City 46 8 6 9 24 22 3 6 14 17 42 41 45 Rd 2 Rd 2
23 -2 Scarborough 46 5 11 7 22 28 3 5 15 17 41 39 40 Rd 1 Rd 1
24 -11 Torquay United 46 4 9 10 17 36 1 5 17 13 48 30 29 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.