Record while in the Football League.

Election to the League and final non-league table.




P W D L F A Pts Pos

FA Cup - Round reached

League Cup - Round reached


Div 2

30 14 7 9 67 39 35 7th Table Results 1st -
1895/96 Div 2 30 19 4 7 69 40 42 4th Table Results 1st -
1896/97 Div 2 30 9 2 19 31 67 20 15th Re-election PositionLeft League Table Results 1st -

Burton Wanderers failed to gain re-election at the end of the 1896/97 season (Luton Town took their place - voting details). They returned to the Midland League and competed in it to the end of the 1900/01 season when they merged with League side Burton Swifts. The newly-named Burton United competed in Division 2 of the Football League for six more seasons (Burton United record) and their reserve side competed in the Midland League.



Did You Know.....
...Forest spelt Forrest, Halifax spelt Hailfax, Millwall became Millwall Athletic, Gillingham became
Gillingham United, wrong dates......
just some of the mistakes on the front of programmes

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