Football League Division 1  1995/96

(The League used highest goals scored to rank clubs equal on points rather than goal difference)

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GD Pts Notes
1st  Sunderland 46 22 17 7 59 33 +26 83 ▲Champions
2nd   Derby County 46 21 16 9 71 51 +20 79 ▲Runners Up
3rd  Crystal Palace 46 20 15 11 67 48 +19 75 Playoffs
4th  Stoke City 46 20 13 13 60 49 +11 73 Playoffs
5th   Leicester City 46 19 14 13 66 60 +6 71 ▲PO Winners
6th  Charlton Athletic 46 17 20 9 57 45 +12 71 Playoffs
7th  Ipswich Town 46 19 12 15 79 69 +10 69 -
8th  Huddersfield Town 46 17 12 17 61 58 +3 63 -
9th  Sheffield United 46 16 14 16 57 54 +3 62 -
10th  Barnsley 46 14 18 14 60 66 -6 60 -
11th  West Bromwich Albion 46 16 12 18 60 68 -8 60 -
12th  Port Vale 46 15 15 16 59 66 -7 60 -
13th  Tranmere Rovers 46 14 17 15 64 60 +4 59 -
14th  Southend United 46 15 14 17 52 61 -9 59 -
15th  Birmingham City 46 15 13 18 61 64 -3 58 -
16th  Norwich City 46 14 15 17 59 55 +4 57 -
17th  Grimsby Town 46 14 14 18 55 69 -14 56 -
18th  Oldham Athletic 46 14 14 18 54 50 +4 56 -
19th  Reading 46 13 17 16 54 63 -7 56 -
20th  Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 13 16 17 56 62 -8 55 -
21st  Portsmouth 46 13 13 20 61 69 -8 52 -
22nd  Millwall 46 13 13 20 43 63 -20 52 ▼Relegated
23rd  Watford 46 10 18 18 62 70 -8 48 ▼Relegated
24th  Luton Town 46 11 12 23 40 64 -45 45 ▼Relegated

 

Football League Division 1 Playoffs

Semi Finals 1st Leg

Date Home Score Away
Sun May 12 Charlton Athletic 1-2 Crystal Palace
Sun May 12 Leicester City 0-0 Stoke City

Semi Finals 2nd Leg

Wed May 15 Crystal Palace 1-0 Charlton Athletic
Crystal Palace won 3-1 on aggregate
Wed May 15 Stoke City 0-1 Leicester City
Leicester City won 1-0 on aggregate
Final
Mon May 27 Leicester City 2-1 Crystal Palace

 

End of Season Notes

 ▼Manchester City were Relegated from the Premier League
 ▼Queens Park Rangers were Relegated from the Premier League
 ▼Bolton Wanderers were Relegated from the Premier League
 ▲Sunderland were Promoted to the Premier League
 ▲Derby County were Promoted to the Premier League
  ♦ Crystal Palace Qualified for Playoffs
  ♦ Stoke City Qualified for Playoffs
  ♦ Leicester City Qualified for Playoffs
  ♦ Charlton Athletic Qualified for Playoffs
  ♦▲Leicester City were Promoted to the Premier League via the Playoffs
 ▼Millwall were Relegated to Football League Division 2
 ▼Watford were Relegated to Football League Division 2
 ▼Luton Town were Relegated to Football League Division 2
 ▲Swindon Town were Promoted from Football League Division 2
 ▲Oxford United were Promoted from Football League Division 2
  ♦▲Bradford City were Promoted from Football League Division 2 via the Playoffs