Season 1895-96

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1896 Venue Gate Notes
The Wednesday 2 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers The Crystal Palace, London 48,836  
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1896 Venue Gate Notes
Wolverhampton Wanderers 2 1 Derby County Perry Barr, Birmingham 28,300  
The Wednesday 1 1 Bolton Wanderers Goodison Park, Liverpool 35,000  
The Wednesday 3 1 Bolton Wanderers Town Ground, Nottingham 20,960 Replay
 
Test Matches
Liverpool 4 0 Small Heath Anfield Road, Liverpool 20,000  
Manchester City 1 1 West Bromwich Albion Hyde Road, Manchester 8,000  
West Bromwich Albion 6 1 Manchester City Stoney Lane, West Bromwich 5,500  
Small Heath 0 0 Liverpool Muntz Street, Birmingham 8,000  
Liverpool 2 0 West Bromwich Albion Anfield Road, Liverpool 20,100  
Manchester City 3 0 Small Heath Hyde Road, Manchester 9,500  
West Bromwich Albion 2 0 Liverpool Stoney Lane, West Bromwich 2,000  
Small Heath 8 0 Manchester City Muntz Street, Birmingham 6,000  
  
Final Table for season 1895-96
First Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season First Division Pld W D L F A W D L F A G AvePts Ave Gate FA Cup
1 2 Aston Villa 30 14 1 0 47 17 6 4 5 31 28 1.733 45 12,377 Rd 1
2 13 Derby County 30 12 2 1 42 13 5 5 5 26 22 1.943 41 8,367 SF
3 -1 Everton 30 10 4 1 40 17 6 3 6 26 26 1.535 39 15,027 Rd 3
4 6 Bolton Wanderers 30 12 2 1 34 14 4 3 8 15 23 1.324 37 8,733 SF
5 -4 Sunderland 30 10 5 0 36 14 5 2 8 16 27 1.268 37 6,233 Rd 2
6 8 Stoke 30 12 0 3 43 11 3 0 12 13 36 1.191 30 7,600 Rd 3
7 1 The Wednesday 30 10 2 3 31 18 2 3 10 13 35 0.83 29 9,233 Winner
8 -3Blackburn Rovers 30 10 1 4 26 18 2 4 9 14 32 0.8 29 7,813 Rd 1
9 -5 Preston North End 30 8 5 2 31 18 3 1 11 13 30 0.917 28 6,580 Rd 1
10 -1 Burnley 30 8 5 2 33 11 2 2 11 15 33 1.091 27 5,867 Rd 2
11 D 2 Bury 30 7 1 7 32 24 5 2 8 18 30 0.926 27 6,010 Rd 2
12 -6 Sheffield United 30 9 4 2 28 12 1 2 12 12 38 0.8 26 6,867 Rd 2
13 -6 Nottingham Forest 30 11 1 3 34 16 0 2 13 8 41 0.737 25 6,633 Rd 1
14 -3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 30 10 0 5 43 18 0 1 14 18 47 0.938 21 5,961 Final
15 -3 Small Heath 30 7 2 6 22 24 1 2 12 17 55 0.494 20 6,067 Rd 1
16 -3 West Bromwich Albion 30 5 4 6 18 22 1 3 11 12 37 0.508 19 5,711 Rd 3
 
Second Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Second Division Pld W D L F A W D L F A G AvePts Ave Gate FA Cup
1 D 1Liverpool 30 14 1 0 65 11 8 1 6 41 21 3.313 46 6,000 Rd 2
2 7 Manchester City 30 12 3 0 37 9 9 1 5 26 29 1.658 46 9,467 Qf Rd
3 2 Grimsby Town 30 14 1 0 51 9 6 1 8 31 29 2.158 42 2,793 Rd 2
4 3 Burton Wanderers 30 12 1 2 43 15 7 3 5 26 25 1.725 42 2,487 Rd 1
5 5 Newcastle United 30 14 0 1 57 14 2 2 11 16 36 1.46 34 7,267 Rd 2
6 -3 Newton Heath 30 12 2 1 48 15 3 1 11 18 42 1.158 33 5,467 Rd 2
7 1 Woolwich Arsenal 30 11 1 3 42 11 3 3 9 16 31 1.381 32 7,200 Rd 1
8 -4 Leicester Fosse 30 10 0 5 40 16 4 4 7 17 28 1.295 32 6,100 Qf Rd
9 -3 Darwen 30 9 4 2 55 22 3 2 10 17 45 1.075 30 2,200 Rd 1
10 -8 Notts County 30 8 1 6 41 22 4 1 10 16 32 1.056 26 3,333 Rd 1
11 0 Burton Swifts 30 7 2 6 24 26 3 2 10 15 43 0.565 24 2,633 Rd 1
12 NL Loughborough 30 7 3 5 32 25 2 2 11 8 42 0.597 23 2,333 Rd 1
13 0 Lincoln City 30 7 1 7 36 24 2 3 10 17 51 0.707 22 2,447 Qf Rd
14 1 Burslem Port Vale 30 6 4 5 25 24 1 0 14 18 54 0.551 18 1,663 Qf Rd
15 -3 Rotherham Town 30 7 2 6 27 26 0 1 14 7 71 0.351 17 1,753 Qf Rd
16 0 Crewe Alexandra 30 5 2 8 22 28 0 1 14 8 67 0.316 13 2,767 Rd 1
Notes
Blackpool, Gainsborough Trinity and Walsall elected to Second Division in place of Burslem Port Vale &
Crewe Alexandra. Rotherham Town did not seek re-election.
 
Failed election to the Second Division
Fairfield Athletic, Glossop North End, Luton Town, Macclesfield & Tottenham Hotspur.