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Football League Champions
The following is a list of all of the Football League Champions from 1888 to 1992 (when the top 22 clubs in the Football League formed the FA Premier League), together with:

a) every England international to have played in, at least, half of the league games for the club in that season, plus
b) every England international to have been one of the top three league scorers for the club in that season.

Players that did not make their international debuts until after the end of that season are marked in red.
 

Season

Champions Most Appearances Top Scorers
*Football League's Top Scorer

1888-89

PRESTON NORTH END

22 - Bob Holmes
21 - John Goodall
18 - Bob Howarth
16 - Fred Dewhurst

20 - John Goodall*
19 - J Ross
12 - Fred Dewhurst

Holmes and Howarth did not play for England in the 1888-89 season.

1889-90

PRESTON NORTH END

21 - Bob Howarth
18 - Bob Holmes

21 - J Ross

Holmes and Howarth did not play for England in the 1889-90 season.

1890-91

EVERTON

22 - Edgar Chadwick
22 - Fred Geary
22 - Alf Milward
21 - Johnny Holt

20 - Fred Geary
11 - Alf Milward
10 - Edgar Chadwick

1891-92

SUNDERLAND

25 - Tom Porteous

32 - J Campbell

Porteous did not play for England in the 1891-92 season.

1892-93

SUNDERLAND

30 - Tom Porteous

30 - J Campbell

Porteous did not play for England in the 1892-93 season.

1893-94

ASTON VILLA

29 - Jack Devey
29 - Dennis Hodgetts
26 - Jack Reynolds
25 - Charlie Athersmith
15 - Steve Smith

20 - Jack Devey
12 - Dennis Hodgetts
10 - Charlie Athersmith

Athersmith did not play for England in the 1893-94 season.

1894-95

SUNDERLAND

None

19 - J Campbell

1895-96

ASTON VILLA

30 - Jack Devey
29 - Charlie Athersmith
29 - Howard Spencer
28 - Jimmy Crabtree
22 - Jack Reynolds
21 - Dennis Hodgetts

26 - J Campbell
16 - Jack Devey

Athersmith, Devey, Hodgetts and Reynolds did not play for England in the 1895-96 season.

1896-97

ASTON VILLA

30 - Charlie Athersmith
30 - Fred Wheldon
29 - Jack Devey
28 - Howard Spencer
25 - Jimmy Crabtree
24 - Jack Reynolds
15 - Steve Smith

18 - Fred Wheldon
17 - Jack Devey

Crabtree, Devey and Smith did not play for England in the 1896-97 season.

1897-98

SHEFFIELD UNITED

29 - Willie Foulke
29 - Ernest Needham
29 - Harry Thickitt
28 - Fred Priest
26 - Walter Bennett
26 - Tommy Morren
24 - Rab Howell

12 - Walter Bennett
8 - Ernest Needham

Bennett, Foulke and Howell did not play for England in the 1897-98 season.

1898-99

ASTON VILLA

33 - Fred Wheldon
31 - Jimmy Crabtree
30 - Jack Devey
30 - Billy George
28 - Charlie Athersmith
27 - Steve Smith

21 - Jack Devey
16 - Fred Wheldon

Devey, Smith and Wheldon did not play for England in the 1898-99 season.

1899-1900

ASTON VILLA

34 - Billy George
34 - Fred Wheldon
33 - Billy Garraty
31 - Steve Smith
28 - Howard Spencer
25 - Jack Devey
24 - Charlie Athersmith
21 - Albert Wilkes
17 - Jimmy Crabtree

27 - Billy Garraty*
13 - Jack Devey
11 - Fred Wheldon

Devey, Smith and Wheldon did not play for England in the 1899-1900 season.

1900-01

LIVERPOOL

32 - Jack Cox

16 - S Raybould
10 - Jack Cox

1901-02

SUNDERLAND

28 - Billy Hogg

10 - J Gemmell
10 - Billy Hogg

1902-03

THE WEDNESDAY

34 - Harry Ruddlesdin
33 - Tommy Crawshaw
32 - Fred Spiksley
26 - Harry Davis

13 - Harry Davis

Crawshaw and Spiksley did not play for England in the 1902-03 season.
1903-04

THE WEDNESDAY

32 - Tommy Crawshaw
32 - Harry Davis
30 - Harry Ruddlesdin

16 - H Chapman
Davis did not play for England in the 1903-04 season.
1904-05 NEWCASTLE UNITED

31 - Jock Rutherford
27 - Jack Carr
25 - Bert Gosnell
24 - Colin Veitch

14 - J Howie
13 - W Appleyard
10 - Jock Rutherford
10 - Colin Veitch

Rutherford did not play for England in the 1904-05 season.
1905-06 LIVERPOOL

30 - Sam Hardy (gk)
28 - Jack Cox

23 - J Hewitt
Cox did not play for England in the 1905-06 season.
1906-07 NEWCASTLE UNITED

34 - Jock Rutherford
29 - Colin Veitch
26 - Jack Carr
26 - Bert Gosnell

17 - W Appleyard
10 - Jock Rutherford

Gosnell did not play for England in the 1906-07 season.
1907-08 MANCHESTER UNITED

36 - George Wall
32 - Charlie Roberts
27 - Herbert Burgess

25 - A Turnbull
19 - George Wall

Burgess and Roberts did not play for England in the 1907-08 season.
1908-09 NEWCASTLE UNITED

34 - Colin Veitch
25 - Jimmy Stewart
24 - Jock Rutherford

11 - A Shepherd
9 - Colin Veitch
8 - Jimmy Stewart

Rutherford and Stewart did not play for England in the 1908-09 season.
1909-10 ASTON VILLA

38 - Charlie Wallace
32 - Joe Bache
32 - Harry Hampton
25 - Albert Hall

26 - Harry Hampton
20 - Joe Bache

1910-11 MANCHESTER UNITED

33 - Charlie Roberts
26 - George Wall
23 - Harold Halse

19 - E West
18 - A Turnbull
9 - Harold Halse

Halse, Roberts and Wall did not play for England in the 1910-11 season.
1911-12 BLACKBURN ROVERS

36 - Billy Bradshaw
35 - Jock Simpson
33 - Bob Crompton
31 - Arthur Cowell
22 - Eddie Latheron

15 - W Aitkenhead
Cowell did not play for England in the 1911-12 season.
1912-13 SUNDERLAND

38 - Harry Martin
36 - Charlie Buchan
35 - Jackie Mordue
32 - Frank Cuggy
30 - George Holley

27 - Charlie Buchan
15 - Jackie Mordue
12 - George Holley

1913-14 BLACKBURN ROVERS

38 - Arthur Cowell
36 - Danny Shea
35 - Eddie Latheron
34 - Jock Simpson
33 - Bob Crompton
33 - Joe Hodkinson
27 - Billy Bradshaw

27 - Danny Shea
13 - Eddie Latheron

Bradshaw, Cowell and Hodkinson did not play for England in the 1913-14 season.
1914-15 EVERTON

30 - Sam Chedgzoy
26 - George Harrison
23 - Harry Makepeace

36 - R Parker
England did not play any fixtures in the 1914-15 season.
1919-39→
1946-92→
From 1992 (Premier League Years)

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