1994–95 Southern Football League

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The 1994–95 Southern Football League season was the 92nd in the history of the league, an English football competition.

Hednesford Town won the Premier Division and earned promotion to the Football Conference. Solihull Borough, Sittingbourne, Trowbridge Town and Corby Town were relegated to the Midland and Southern Divisions, whilst Newport, Salisbury City, Ilkeston Town and Baldock Town were promoted to the Premier Division, the former two as champions.

The clubs finishing bottom of the Midland and Southern Divisions, Armitage and Burnham, were relegated to level eight leagues.

Premier Division[edit]

The Premier Division consisted of 22 clubs, including 17 clubs from the previous season and five new clubs:

League table[edit]

Southern Football League
Premier Division
Season1994–95
ChampionsHednesford Town
PromotedHednesford Town
RelegatedCorby Town
Sittingbourne
Solihull Borough
Trowbridge Town
Matches played462
Goals scored1,361 (2.95 per match)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Hednesford Town 42 28 9 5 99 49 +50 93 Promoted to the Football Conference
2 Cheltenham Town 42 25 11 6 87 39 +48 86
3 Burton Albion 42 20 15 7 55 39 +16 75
4 Gloucester City 42 22 8 12 76 48 +28 74
5 Rushden & Diamonds 42 19 11 12 99 65 +34 68
6 Dorchester Town 42 19 10 13 84 61 +23 67
7 Leek Town 42 19 10 13 72 60 +12 67 Transferred to the Northern Premier League
8 Gresley Rovers 42 17 12 13 70 63 +7 63
9 Cambridge City 42 18 8 16 60 55 +5 62
10 Worcester City 42 14 15 13 46 34 +12 57
11 Crawley Town 42 15 10 17 64 71 −7 55
12 Hastings Town 42 13 14 15 55 57 −2 53
13 Halesowen Town 42 14 10 18 81 80 +1 52
14 Gravesend & Northfleet 42 13 13 16 38 55 −17 52
15 Chelmsford City 42 14 6 22 56 60 −4 48
16 Atherstone United 42 12 12 18 51 67 −16 48
17 VS Rugby 42 11 14 17 49 61 −12 47
18 Sudbury Town 42 12 10 20 50 77 −27 46
19 Solihull Borough 42 10 15 17 39 65 −26 45 Relegated to the Midland Division
20 Sittingbourne 42 11 10 21 51 73 −22 43 Relegated to the Southern Division
21 Trowbridge Town 42 9 13 20 43 69 −26 40
22 Corby Town 42 4 10 28 36 113 −77 21[a] Relegated to the Midland Division
Source: fchd.com rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
Notes:
  1. ^ Corby Town were deducted one point.

Midland Division[edit]

The Midland Division consisted of 22 clubs, including 17 clubs from the previous season and five new clubs:

League table[edit]

Southern Football League
Midland Division
Season1994–95
ChampionsNewport
PromotedIlkeston Town
Newport
RelegatedArmitage 90
Matches played462
Goals scored1,516 (3.28 per match)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Newport 42 29 8 5 106 39 +67 95 Promoted to the Premier Division
2 Ilkeston Town 42 25 6 11 101 75 +26 81
3 Tamworth 42 24 8 10 98 70 +28 80
4 Moor Green 42 23 8 11 105 63 +42 77
5 Bridgnorth Town 42 22 10 10 75 49 +26 76
6 Buckingham Town 42 20 14 8 55 37 +18 74
7 Nuneaton Borough 42 19 11 12 76 55 +21 68
8 Rothwell Town 42 19 7 16 71 71 0 64
9 King's Lynn 42 18 8 16 76 64 +12 62
10 Racing Club Warwick 42 17 11 14 68 63 +5 62
11 Dudley Town 42 17 10 15 65 69 −4 61
12 Bilston Town 42 17 8 17 73 64 +9 59
13 Bedworth United 42 17 7 18 64 68 −4 58
14 Evesham United 42 14 10 18 57 56 +1 52
15 Hinckley Town 42 14 10 18 61 76 −15 52
16 Stourbridge 42 15 7 20 59 77 −18 52
17 Sutton Coldfield Town 42 12 10 20 62 72 −10 46
18 Forest Green Rovers 42 11 13 18 56 76 −20 46 Transferred to the Southern Division
19 Redditch United 42 8 14 20 47 64 −17 38
20 Leicester United 42 10 8 24 51 99 −48 38
21 Grantham Town 42 8 9 25 55 93 −38 33
22 Armitage 90 42 2 5 35 35 116 −81 11 Relegated to the Midland Alliance
Source: fchd.com rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Southern Division[edit]

The Southern Division consisted of 22 clubs, including 17 clubs from the previous season and five new clubs:

League table[edit]

Southern Football League
Southern Division
Season1994–95
ChampionsSalisbury City
PromotedBaldock Town
Salisbury City
RelegatedBurnham
Matches played462
Goals scored1,477 (3.2 per match)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Salisbury City 42 30 7 5 88 37 +51 97 Promoted to the Premier Division
2 Baldock Town 42 28 10 4 92 44 +48 94
3 Havant Town 42 25 10 7 81 34 +47 85
4 Waterlooville 42 24 8 10 77 36 +41 80
5 Ashford Town (Kent) 42 21 12 9 106 72 +34 75
6 Weston-super-Mare 42 18 13 11 82 54 +28 67
7 Bashley 42 18 11 13 62 49 +13 65
8 Weymouth 42 16 13 13 60 55 +5 61
9 Newport (Isle of Wight) 42 17 10 15 67 67 0 61
10 Witney Town 42 14 14 14 57 57 0 56
11 Clevedon Town 42 14 13 15 73 64 +9 55
12 Tonbridge Angels 42 14 12 16 74 87 −13 54
13 Margate 42 15 7 20 60 72 −12 52
14 Braintree Town 42 12 13 17 64 71 −7 49
15 Wealdstone 42 13 8 21 76 94 −18 47 Transferred to the Isthmian League
16 Yate Town 42 11 13 18 57 75 −18 46
17 Fisher 42 9 16 17 54 70 −16 43
18 Bury Town 42 11 8 23 59 86 −27 41 Transferred to the Midland Division
19 Erith & Belvedere 42 10 9 23 49 94 −45 39
20 Poole Town 42 10 8 24 53 79 −26 38
21 Fareham Town 42 10 8 24 46 91 −45 38
22 Burnham 42 7 7 28 40 89 −49 28 Relegated to the Hellenic League
Source: fchd.com rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

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