1894–95 in English football

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Football in England
Season1894–95
Men's football
First Division Sunderland
Second Division Bury
Northern League Middlesbrough
Midland League Loughborough
Millwall Athletic
FA Cup Aston Villa
FA Amateur Cup Middlesbrough
  1893–94 Flag of England.svg 1895–96  

The 1894–95 season was the 24th season of competitive football in England.

Contents

League competitions

Football League

Following the collapse of Middlesbrough Ironopolis and the resignation of Northwich Victoria, three new teams were admitted to the Second Division, bringing it to 16 teams. These new teams were Bury, Leicester Fosse and Burton Wanderers.[ citation needed ]

Southern League

The Southern League, a competition for both professional and amateur clubs, was founded in 1894 under the initiative of Millwall Athletic (now simply Millwall), to cater for teams in southern England, who were unable to join the Football League. The nine founder members were:

Events

Honours

CompetitionWinner
First Division Sunderland (3*)
Second Division Bury
FA Cup Aston Villa (2)
Home Championship Flag of England.svg  England

Notes = Number in parentheses is the times that club has won that honour. * indicates new record for competition

League tables

First Division

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGAvPtsQualification
1 Sunderland 30215480372.16247League Champions
2 Everton 30186682501.64042
3 Aston Villa 30175882431.90739FA Cup Winners
4 Preston North End 301551062461.34835
5 Blackburn Rovers 301110959491.20432
6 Sheffield United 301441257551.03632
7 Nottingham Forest 301351250560.89331
8 The Wednesday 301241450550.90928
9 Burnley 301141544560.78626
10 Bolton Wanderers 30971461620.98425
11 Wolverhampton Wanderers 30971443630.68325
12 Small Heath 30971450740.67625
13 West Bromwich Albion 301041651660.77324
14 Stoke 30961550670.74624Into a test match
15 Derby County 30791445680.66223
16 Liverpool 30781551700.72922 [lower-alpha 1]
Source: [ citation needed ]
Notes:
  1. Not re-elected after losing test match. Invited to join Second Division.

Second Division

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGAvPtsQualification
1 Bury [lower-alpha 1] 30232578332.36448 [lower-alpha 2] Division Champions, into a test match
2 Notts County 30175875451.66739Into a test match
3 Newton Heath 30158778441.77338
4 Leicester Fosse [lower-alpha 1] 30158772531.35838
5 Grimsby Town 301811179521.51937
6 Darwen 301641074431.72136
7 Burton Wanderers [lower-alpha 1] 30147967391.71835
8 Woolwich Arsenal 301461075581.29334
9 Manchester City 301431382721.13931
10 Newcastle United 301231572840.85727
11 Burton Swifts 301131652740.70325
12 Rotherham Town 301121755620.88724
13 Lincoln City 301002052920.56520Re-elected
14 Walsall Town Swifts 301002047920.51120Resigned from Football League
15 Burslem Port Vale 30741939770.50618Re-elected
16 Crewe Alexandra 303423261030.25210
Source: [ citation needed ]
Notes:
  1. 1 2 3 New club in the league
  2. Elected to First Division after winning test match.

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References

  1. David Prentice. "Everton's 1894 derby day bonus – a silk hat!". Liverpool Echo. Retrieved 29 May 2013.