Football League First Division  1894/95

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GA Pts Notes
1st  Sunderland 30 21 5 4 80 37 2.162 47 Champions
2nd  Everton 30 18 6 6 82 50 1.640 42 Runners Up
3rd  Aston Villa 30 17 5 8 82 43 1.907 39 -
4th  Preston North End 30 15 5 10 62 46 1.348 35 -
5th  Blackburn Rovers 30 11 10 9 59 49 1.204 32 -
6th  Sheffield United 30 14 4 12 57 55 1.036 32 -
7th  Nottingham Forest 30 13 5 12 50 56 0.893 31 -
8th  The Wednesday 30 12 4 14 50 55 0.909 28 -
9th  Burnley 30 11 4 15 44 56 0.786 26 -
10th  Bolton Wanderers 30 9 7 14 61 62 0.984 25 -
11th  Wolverhampton Wanderers 30 9 7 14 43 63 0.683 25 -
12th  Small Heath 30 9 7 14 50 74 0.676 25 -
13th  West Bromwich Albion 30 10 4 16 51 66 0.773 24 -
14th  Stoke 30 9 6 15 50 67 0.746 24 Retained Status
15th  Derby County 30 7 9 14 45 68 0.662 23 Retained Status
16th   Liverpool 30 7 8 15 51 70 0.729 22 ▼Relegated

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Football League Test Match Series

Promotion and relegation was decided in a series of Test Matches between the bottom three clubs in the First Division and the top three clubs in the Second Division. The third from bottom club in the First Division played the third club in the Second Division, the second from bottom in the First Division played the second club in the Second Division and the bottom club in the First Division played the top club in Second Division in one-off matches at neutral venues with the winners playing in the First Division the following season and the losers in the Second Division.

Date Home Score Away
27/04/1895 Bury 1-0 Liverpool
Played at Ewood Park, Blackburn
27/04/1895 Derby County 2-1 Notts County
Played at Filbert Street, Leicester
27/04/1895 Stoke 3-0 Newton Heath
Played at Cobridge Grounds, Burslem

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End of Season Notes

  Sunderland finished as Football League First Division Champions (3rd Time)

  Everton finished as Football League First Division Runners Up

 - Stoke Retained their Football League First Division Place after defeating Newton Heath

 - Derby County Retained their Football League First Division Place after defeating Notts County

 ▼Liverpool were Relegated to the Football League Second Division after losing to Bury

 ▲Bury were Promoted from the Football League Second Division after defeating Liverpool