SAFC 1895-1896 Football League Division 1 Season Review

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Finished
30 15 7 8 52 41 5th

By Season End

Sunderland AFC finished 5th at the end of the 1895-1896 season scoring 52 goals, conceding 41 with a goal difference of 11.

The Goals

Johnny Campbell contributed the most goals in the 1895-1896 Football League Division 1 season, netting 16 (0.53 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 0.58 goals per game the Black Cats netted a total of 36 goals at Newcastle Road conceding 14 (22), away from home scoring 16 and conceding 27 (-11) with an away goalscoring average of 1.88 and an overall goalscoring average of 0.58 goals per game.

The Wins

The season finished in 1895-1896 with 15 wins, a win ratio of 50.00%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Newcastle Road enjoyed 10 wins and the travelling support saw 5 games won.

The Draws

Of the 30 games played the Black Cats managed 7 draws by the end of the 1895-1896 season, 5 draws at Newcastle Road and 2 away from home.

The Losses

In total SAFC lost 8 games, 0 games lost at Newcastle Road (14 goals conceded) and 8 games lost away (27 goals conceded).

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