DIVISION 3    1995/96
      For full league and cup results  click on by club required.
      P W D L F A Pts
  Leading League goalscorer:
Andy Saville
 (Preston North End) &
Steve White 
(Hereford United)
 29  goals
  1 Preston North End 46 23 17 6 78 38 86 Promoted
    2 Gillingham 46 22 17 7 49 20 83 Promoted
    3 Bury 46 23 13 11 66 48 79 Promoted
    4 Plymouth Argyle 46 22 12 12 68 49 78 Promoted
    5 Darlington 46 20 18 8 60 42 78 Play Off
    6 Hereford United 46 20 14 12 65 47 74 Play Off
    7 Colchester United 46 18 18 10 61 51 72 Play Off
    8 Chester City 46 18 16 12 72 53 70
    Season Results 9 Barnet 46 18 16 12 65 45 70
    10 Wigan Athletic 46 20 10 16 62 56 70
    Season Results 11 Northampton Town 46 18 13 15 51 44 67
    12 Scunthorpe United 46 15 15 16 67 61 60
    13 Doncaster Rovers 46 16 11 19 49 60 59
    14 Exeter City 46 13 18 15 46 53 57
      15 Rochdale 46 14 13 19 57 61 55
      16 Cambridge United 46 14 12 20 61 71 54
      17 Fulham 46 12 17 17 57 63 53
      18 Lincoln City 46 13 14 19 57 73 53
      19 Mansfield Town 46 11 20 15 54 64 53
      20 Hartlepool United 46 12 13 21 47 67 49
      21 Leyton Orient 46 12 11 23 44 63 47
      22 Cardiff City 46 11 12 23 41 64 45
      23 Scarborough 46 8 16 22 39 69 40
      24 Torquay United 46 5 14 27 30 84 29

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* Bottom side Torquay United were saved from relegation to the Vauxhall Conference as it was deemed that the ground of Conference champions Stevenage Borough was not up to Football League standards (1995/96 Conference table).

     
     
Play Off Semi-Finals     Play Off
1st Leg
Sun May 12 Colchester United 1 - 0 Plymouth Argyle
Sun May 12 Hereford United 1 - 2 Darlington
2nd Leg
Wed May 15 Plymouth Argyle 3 - 1 Colchester United
Wed May 15 Darlington 2 - 1 Hereford United
Aggregate scores
Plymouth Argyle 3 - 2 Colchester United
Darlington 4 - 2 Hereford United
Play Off Final (at Wembley)
Sat May 25 Plymouth Argyle 1 - 0 Darlington
Plymouth Argyle promoted to Division 2