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The 18941895 season was the seventh season of The Football League.

During the first five seasons of the league the re-election process had concerned the clubs which finished in the bottom four of the league, but as of the 1894–95 season the re-election requirement was reduced to the last three clubs in Division Two.

However, as Lincoln City (fourth from last) and Walsall Town Swifts (third from last) both finished with 20 points, they were both subjected to the re-election process, and Walsall eventually resigned from the league. After this, and until the 1976–77 season, goal average (explained below) was used to determine a club's exact position and there were no more anomalies in the re-election processes.

Goal average was calculated by dividing the goals scored with goals conceded, and would more appropriately be called goal ratio. In case one or more teams had the same goal difference, this system favoured those teams who had scored fewer goals. The goal average system was eventually scrapped beginning with the 1976–77 season.


1894–95 Football League sections
Intro  League standings  [[1894–95_Football_League?section=First_Division|First Division]]  Results  Test Matches 1895  Test Match Consequences  [[1894–95_Football_League?section=Second_Division|Second Division]]  See also  References  External links  

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The 18941895 season was the seventh season of The Football League.

During the first five seasons of the league the re-election process had concerned the clubs which finished in the bottom four of the league, but as of the 1894–95 season the re-election requirement was reduced to the last three clubs in Division Two.

However, as Lincoln City (fourth from last) and Walsall Town Swifts (third from last) both finished with 20 points, they were both subjected to the re-election process, and Walsall eventually resigned from the league. After this, and until the 1976–77 season, goal average (explained below) was used to determine a club's exact position and there were no more anomalies in the re-election processes.

Goal average was calculated by dividing the goals scored with goals conceded, and would more appropriately be called goal ratio. In case one or more teams had the same goal difference, this system favoured those teams who had scored fewer goals. The goal average system was eventually scrapped beginning with the 1976–77 season.


1894–95 Football League sections
Intro  League standings  [[1894–95_Football_League?section=First_Division|First Division]]  Results  Test Matches 1895  Test Match Consequences  [[1894–95_Football_League?section=Second_Division|Second Division]]  See also  References  External links  

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