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1895/96 Season

1895/96 Season

1895/96 was Manchester City's 4th season of competitive football and its 4th consecutive season in the (old) English Second Division. The leading goalscorers this season were Alexander Rowan and Billy Meredith who both scored 13 goals, from 24 and 33 appearances respectively. The 3 players to make the most appearances for the club this season were David Robson, Charlie Williams and Patrick Finnerhan who each played 34 times. The club had 14 different goalscorers and used 29 different players including 14 debutants. Debutants this season were Alexander Gillies, Arthur McCabe, Bert Read, Bob Hill, Bobby Moffatt, Charlie Ditchfield, Hugh Clifford, Jack Harper, James Millar, James Robertson, John Espie, Thomas Chapman, Thomas Porteous and William Maley.

Season Stats
34
22
5
7
68
53
0
0
29
Competitions
Competition Pld W D L GF GA Pts Outcome
English Division Two (old) 30 21 4 5 63 38 46 Runners-Up
English Test Match 4 1 1 2 5 15 0 N/A
League Table
Position Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Liverpool 30 22 2 6 106 32 74 46
2 Manchester City 30 21 4 5 63 38 25 46
3 Grimsby Town 30 20 2 8 82 38 44 42
4 Burton Wanderers 30 19 4 7 69 40 29 42
5 Newcastle United 30 16 2 12 73 50 23 34
6 Manchester United 30 15 3 12 66 57 9 33
7 Arsenal 30 14 4 12 58 42 16 32
8 Leicester City 30 14 4 12 57 44 13 32
9 Darwen 30 12 6 12 72 67 5 30
10 Notts County 30 12 2 16 57 54 3 26
11 Burton United 30 10 4 16 39 69 -30 24
12 Loughborough 30 9 5 16 40 66 -26 23
13 Lincoln City 30 9 4 17 53 75 -22 22
14 Port Vale 30 7 4 19 43 78 -35 18
15 Rotherham Town 30 7 3 20 34 97 -63 17
16 Crewe Alexandra 30 5 3 22 30 95 -65 13
Matches 34
Date Competition Opposition Venue Result
07/09/1895 English Division Two (old) Arsenal Away 1-0
09/09/1895 English Division Two (old) Rotherham Town Home 2-0
14/09/1895 English Division Two (old) Leicester City Home 2-0
21/09/1895 English Division Two (old) Grimsby Town Away 0-5
28/09/1895 English Division Two (old) Arsenal Home 1-0
05/10/1895 English Division Two (old) Manchester United Away 1-1
12/10/1895 English Division Two (old) Darwen Home 4-1
19/10/1895 English Division Two (old) Crewe Alexandra Away 2-0
26/10/1895 English Division Two (old) Grimsby Town Home 2-1
02/11/1895 English Division Two (old) Darwen Away 3-2
04/11/1895 English Division Two (old) Rotherham Town Away 3-2
16/11/1895 English Division Two (old) Burton Wanderers Away 1-4
23/11/1895 English Division Two (old) Burton Wanderers Home 1-1
30/11/1895 English Division Two (old) Burton United Away 4-1
07/12/1895 English Division Two (old) Manchester United Home 2-1
01/01/1896 English Division Two (old) Liverpool Away 1-3
04/01/1896 English Division Two (old) Newcastle United Home 5-2
11/01/1896 English Division Two (old) Lincoln City Away 2-1
01/02/1896 English Division Two (old) Loughborough Away 4-2
10/02/1896 English Division Two (old) Port Vale Away 1-0
15/02/1896 English Division Two (old) Crewe Alexandra Home 4-0
17/02/1896 English Division Two (old) Port Vale Home 1-0
24/02/1896 English Division Two (old) Loughborough Home 5-1
29/02/1896 English Division Two (old) Notts County Away 0-3
07/03/1896 English Division Two (old) Burton United Home 1-1
14/03/1896 English Division Two (old) Lincoln City Home 4-0
21/03/1896 English Division Two (old) Newcastle United Away 1-4
03/04/1896 English Division Two (old) Liverpool Home 1-1
04/04/1896 English Division Two (old) Leicester City Away 2-1
08/04/1896 English Division Two (old) Notts County Home 2-0
18/04/1896 English Test Match West Bromwich Albion Home 1-1
20/04/1896 English Test Match West Bromwich Albion Away 1-6
25/04/1896 English Test Match Birmingham City Home 3-0
27/04/1896 English Test Match Birmingham City Away 0-8
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