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The 1996 London Monarchs season was the fourth season for the team in the World League of American Football.


1996 London Monarchs season
Head Coach Bobby Hammond
Lionel Taylor
General Manager Gareth Moores
Home Field White Hart Lane
Stamford Bridge
Results
Record 4–6
Place 5th
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1995 1997

OffseasonEdit

World League DraftEdit

1996 London Monarchs World League Draft selections
Draft order Player name Position College
Round Choice
1 3 Russell White RB California
2 9 Dunstan Anderson DE Tulsa
3 16 Daniel Adams WR Houston
4 21 Preston Jones QB Georgia
5 28 Sean Crocker DB North Carolina
6 33 Profail Grier RB Utah State
7 40 Kendall Brown DE Louisville
8 45 Mike Suarez T Illinois
9 52 Curtis Thomas WR Delaware State
10 57 Kevin Gaines DB Louisville
11 64 Willie Harris WR Mississippi State
12 69 Marc Lamb T Montana
13 78 Jim Witherspoon LB Ouachita Baptist
14 83 Shar Pourdanesh T Nevada
15 90 Roger Ruzek K Weber State
16 95 Travis Colquitt P Marshall
17 102 Frank Costa QB Miami
18 107 Lawann Latson WR Northwestern State
19 114 Gaston Green RB UCLA

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PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

1996 {{{team}}} staff
Front office
  • General Manager – Gareth Moores

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches
  • Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Line – Thurmond Moore
  • Defensive Backs/Special Teams – Maurice Spencer



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RosterEdit

1996 London Monarchs roster
Quarterbacks
  • 12 Frank Costa
  •  8 Preston Jones

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

  • 86 Linzy Collins
  • 80 Willie Harris
  • 85 Edwin Howard
  •  2 Larry Wallace

Tight Ends

  • 82 Michael Titley
Offensive Linemen
  • 69 Damon Baldwin C
  • -- Greg Black G
  • 79 Marc Lamb C/T
  • 71 Chris Luneburg T
  • 78 Everett McIver T
  • -- Mike Moody
  • 67 Craig Ritter G
  • 64 Richard Saenz C
  • 65 Tim Simpson G
  • 76 Mike Suarez T
  • 68 Terrence Wisdom G

Defensive Linemen

  • 93 Dunstan Anderson DE
  • -- Blaine Berger DT
  • 99 Jerry Drake DE
  • 75 Jeffrey Hunter DT/DE
  • 63 A. J. Jenkins DE
  • 95 William Perry DT
Linebackers
  • 92 Andre Allen OLB
  • 52 Ivan Caesar ILB
  • 58 Darrell Crawford
  • 97 Horace Morris
  • 94 Richard Newbill ILB
  • 56 Nick Smith OLB

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

  •  4 Sonny Feexico P
  • -- David Gordon K
  •  7 Roger Ruzek K
National Players


Rookies in italics

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results Game site Attendance
Final score Team record
1 Sunday, April 14 3:00 p.m. BST Scottish Claymores L 21–24 (OT) 0–1 White Hart Lane 16,258
2 Saturday, April 20 7:00 p.m. CET at Frankfurt Galaxy L 3–37 0–2 Waldstadion 34,186
3 Saturday, April 27 7:00 p.m. CET at Rhein Fire W 27–20 1–2 Rheinstadion 16,104
4 Monday, May 6 3:00 p.m. BST Barcelona Dragons L 7–9 1–3 White Hart Lane 13,627
5 Saturday, May 11 6:30 p.m. CET at Amsterdam Admirals L 9–28 1–4 Olympisch Stadion 8,327
6 Sunday, May 19 3:00 p.m. BST Frankfurt Galaxy W 27–7 2–4 White Hart Lane 10,764
7 Monday, May 27 3:00 p.m. BST Amsterdam Admirals W 16–13 3–4 White Hart Lane 11,048
8 Sunday, June 2 6:00 p.m. CET at Barcelona Dragons L 6–7 3–5 Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc 9,875
9 Sunday, June 9 3:00 p.m. BST at Scottish Claymores L 28–33 3–6 Murrayfield Stadium 15,461
10 Sunday, June 16 3:00 p.m. BST Rhein Fire W 17–14 4–6 Stamford Bridge 11,125

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StandingsEdit

World League
Team W L T PCT PF PA Home Road STK
Scottish Claymores 7 3 0 .700 233 190 5–0 2–3 L1
Frankfurt Galaxy 6 4 0 .600 221 220 3–2 3–2 W2
Amsterdam Admirals 5 5 0 .500 250 210 4–1 1–4 L1
Barcelona Dragons 5 5 0 .500 192 230 4–1 1–4 W1
London Monarchs 4 6 0 .400 161 192 3–2 1–4 W1
Rhein Fire 3 7 0 .300 176 191 2–3 1–4 L2

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ReferencesEdit

  1. The Official 1996 World League of American Football Fact Book. pp. 146–147.
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Official 1996 World League of American Football Fact Book. pp. 36–43.
  3. 3.0 3.1 The Official 1997 World League of American Football Fact Book. pp. 71–75.
  4. "1996 WLAF Standings". FootballDB.com. http://www.footballdb.com/standings.html?lg=WLAF&yr=1996. Retrieved 2010-06-01.

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