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1995-96 season
General information
Manager

Roy Evans

Captain

Ian Rush

Performance
Premier League

3rd

FA Cup

Runners-up

League Cup

4th round

Europe

UEFA Cup: 2nd round

Top scorers
League

Fowler (28)

FA Cup

Fowler (6)

League Cup

Fowler (2)

Europe

UEFA Cup: McManaman (1)
Redknapp (1)

Overall

Fowler (36)

Attendances
Average

37,526

The 1995-96 season was Liverpool's 104th season of football since they were established. Liverpool managed to go one step better than the previous season, finishing third in the league. Liverpool performed disappointingly in the League Cup and UEFA Cup, going out in the early rounds, but reached the final of the FA Cup, where they were beaten by Man Utd.

SquadEdit

LiverpoolSquad1995-1996

FriendliesEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
26 July 1995 Birmingham 1-0 Rush (73)
29 July 1995 Ajax 0-5
30 July 1995 Fiorentina 1-1 Collymore (60)
2 August 1995 Norway XI 0-3
7 August 1995 Yeovil 7-1[1] McManaman (10, 21, 51), Fowler (pen 37), Bjornebye (70), Redknapp (80), Clough (90)
10 August 1995 Celtic 0-0
12 August 1995 Shelbourne 1-0 McManaman (8)
14 August 1995 Linfield 1-0 Rush (37)

ResultsEdit

LeagueEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
19 August 1995 Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 Collymore (61)
21 August 1995 Leeds 0-1
26 August 1995 Tottenham 3-1 Barnes (7, 42), Fowler (54)
30 August 1995 Queens Park Rangers 1-0 Ruddock (29)
9 September 1995 Wimbledon 0-1
16 September 1995 Blackburn 3-0 Redknapp (12), Fowler (22), Collymore (29)
23 September 1995 Bolton 5-2 Fowler (11, 30, 46, 67), Harkness (83)
1 October 1995 Man Utd 2-2 Fowler (33, 52)
14 October 1995 Coventry 0-0
22 October 1995 Southampton 3-1 McManaman (21, 54), Redknapp (73)
28 October 1995 Man City 6-0 Rush (3, 64), Redknapp (5), Fowler (47, 60), Ruddock (53)
4 November 1995 Newcastle 1-2 Rush (11)
18 November 1995 Everton 1-2 Fowlerr (89)
22 November 1995 West Ham 0-0
25 November 1995 Middlesbrough 1-2 Ruddock (63)
2 December 1995 Southampton 1-1 Collymore (67)
9 December 1995 Bolton 1-0 Collymore (61)
17 December 1995 Man Utd 2-0 Fowler (45, 87)
23 December 1995 Arsenal 3-1 Fowler (40, 59, 78)
30 December 1995 Chelsea 2-2 McManaman (33, 76)
1 January 1996 Nottingham Forest 4-2 Fowler (3, 41), Collymore (61), Cooper (og 86)
13 January 1996 Sheffield Wednesday 1-1 Rush (87)
20 January 1996 Leeds 5-0 Ruddock (27, 90), Fowler (pen 62, 68), Collymore (89)
31 January 1996 Aston Villa 2-0 Collymore (61), Fowler (65)
3 February 1996 Tottenham 0-0
11 February 1996 Queens Park Rangers 2-1 Wright (15), Fowler (30)
24 February 1996 Blackburn 3-2 Collymore (10, 21), Thomas (70)
3 March 1996 Aston Villa 3-0 McManaman (2), Fowler (5, 8)
13 March 1996 Wimbledon 2-2 McManaman(35), Collymore (68)
16 March 1996 Chelsea 2-0 Wright (53), Fowler (62)
23 March 1996 Nottingham Forest 0-1
3 April 1996 Newcastle 4-3 Fowler (2, 55), Collymore (68, 90)
6 April 1996 Coventry 0-1
8 April 1996 West Ham 2-0 Collymore (22), Barnes (38)
16 April 1996 Everton 1-1 Fowler (87)
27 April 1996 Middlesbrough 1-0 Collymore (70)
1 May 1996 Arsenal 0-0
5 May 1996 Man City 2-2 Lomas (og 6), Rush (41)

FA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 6 January 1996 Rochdale 7-0 Fowler (21), Collymore (43, 44, 70), Valentine (og 78), Rush (61), McAteer (85)
4 18 February 1996 Shrewsbury 4-0 Collymore (8), Walton (og 69), Fowler (75), McAteer (84)
5 28 February 1996 Charlton 2-1 Fowler (12), Collymore (59)
Quarter-final 10 March 1996 Leeds 0-0
Quarter-final (R) 20 March 1996 Leeds 3-0 McManaman (57, 73), Fowler (83)
Semi-final 3 March 1996 Aston Villa 3-0 Fowler (16, 86), McAteer (90)
Final 11 May 1996 Man Utd 0-1

League CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
2 (1st leg) 20 September 1995 Sunderland 2-0 McManaman (8), Thomas (72)
2 (2nd leg) 4 October 1995 Sunderland 1-0 Fowler (39)
3 25 October 1995 Man City 4-0 Scales (9), Fowler (74), Rush (79), Harkness (82)
4 29 November 1995 Newcastle 0-1

UEFA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
1 (1st leg) 12 September 1995 Spartak Vladikavkaz 2-1 McManaman (32), Redknapp (52)
1 (2nd leg) 26 September 1995 Spartak Vladikavkaz 0-0
2 (1st leg) 17 October 1995 Brondby 0-0
2 (2nd leg) 31 October 1995 Brondby 0-1

TablesEdit

LeagueEdit

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GD Pts
2Newcastle 38246866372978
3Liverpool 382011770343671
4Aston Villa 38189115235763

Player statsEdit

No. Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
6 DF Phil Babb 28 0 4 0 4 0 4 0 40 0
10 MF John Barnes 36 3 7 0 3 0 4 0 50 3
20 DF Stig Inge Bjornebye 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
18 MF Phil Charnock 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 MF Nigel Clough 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
8 FW Stan Collymore 31 14 7 5 4 0 2 0 44 19
23 FW Robbie Fowler 38 28 7 6 4 2 4 0 53 36
22 DF Steve Harkness 24 1 1 0 4 1 4 0 33 2
1 GK David James 38 0 7 0 4 0 4 0 53 0
24 DF Rob Jones 33 0 7 0 3 0 4 0 47 0
19 MF Mark Kennedy 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 6 0
21 DF Dominic Matteo 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
4 MF Jason McAteer 29 0 7 3 4 0 0 0 40 3
17 MF Steve McManaman 38 6 7 2 4 1 4 1 53 10
27 GK Stephen Pears 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 MF Jamie Redknapp 23 3 3 0 3 0 4 1 33 4
25 DF Neil Ruddock 20 5 2 0 4 0 2 0 28 5
9 FW Ian Rush 20 5 4 1 2 1 3 0 29 7
12 DF John Scales 27 0 7 0 2 1 2 0 38 1
16 MF Michael Thomas 27 1 6 0 1 1 3 0 37 2
26 GK Tony Warner 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 DF Mark Wright 28 2 7 0 3 0 4 0 42 2

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Player From Fee Date
Stan Collymore Nottingham Forest £8,500,000 1 July 1995
Stephen Pears Middlesbrough Free 14 August 1995
Jason McAteer Bolton £4,500,000 7 September 1995

OutEdit

Player To Fee Date
Mark Walters Southampton Free 17 January 1995
Nigel Clough Man City £1,500,000 24 January 1996
Jan Molby Swansea Free 21 February 1996
Paul Stewart Sunderland Free 5 March 1996
Ian Rush Leeds Free 20 May 1996

NotesEdit

  1. Nick Tanner's testimonial.


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