DIVISION 3    1994/95
      For full league and cup results  click on by club required
      P W D L F A Pts
  Leading League goalscorer:
Phil Stant
 (Bury 13 goals, 
Cardiff City 13 goals)
 26  goals

In February 1995 the then owner of JJB Sports Dave Whelan bought his local club, Wigan Athletic. Few believed the former Blackburn Rovers player (he broke a leg playing for them against Wolves in the 1960 FA Cup Final) when he said he would take the Latics to the Premier Division. Ten years later Wigan were in the Premier Division.

  1 Carlisle United 42 27 10 5 67 31 91 Promoted
    2 Walsall 42 24 11 7 75 40 83 Promoted
    3 Chesterfield 42 23 12 7 62 37 81 Promoted
    4 Bury 42 23 11 8 73 36 80 Play Off
    5 Preston North End 42 19 10 13 58 41 67 Play Off
    6 Mansfield Town 42 18 11 13 84 59 65 Play Off
    7 Scunthorpe United 42 18 8 16 68 63 62
    8 Fulham 42 16 14 12 60 54 62
    9 Doncaster Rovers 42 17 10 15 58 43 61
    10 Colchester United 42 16 10 16 56 64 58
    Season Results 11 Barnet 42 15 11 16 56 63 56
    12 Lincoln City 42 15 11 16 54 55 56
    13 Torquay United 42 14 13 15 54 57 55
    14 Wigan Athletic 42 14 10 18 53 60 52
    15 Rochdale 42 12 14 16 44 67 50
    16 Hereford United 42 12 13 17 45 62 49
    Season Results 17 Northampton Town 42 10 14 18 45 67 44
    18 Hartlepool United 42 11 10 21 43 69 43
    19 Gillingham 42 10 11 21 46 64 41
    20 Darlington 42 11 8 23 43 57 41
    21 Scarborough 42 8 10 24 49 70 34
    22 Exeter City 42 8 10 24 36 70 34

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    * Bottom side Exeter City were saved from relegation to the Vauxhall Conference as it was deemed that the ground of Conference champions Macclesfield Town was not up to Football League standards (1994/95 Conference table).
   
   
Play Off Semi-Finals    Play Off
1st Leg
Sun May 14 Mansfield Town 1 - 1 Chesterfield
Sun May 14 Preston North End 0 - 1 Bury
2nd Leg
Wed May 17 Chesterfield 5 - 2 Mansfield Town
Wed May 17 Bury 1 - 0 Preston North End
Aggregate scores
Chesterfield 6 - 3 Mansfield Town
Bury 2 - 0 Preston North End
Play Off Final (at Wembley)
Sat May 27 Chesterfield 2 - 0 Bury
Chesterfield promoted to Division 2