1985 Football League Trophy Final, known as the Freight Rover Trophy for sponsorship reasons was the 2nd final of the domestic football cup competition for teams from the Third and Fourth Divisions.
The final was played at
Wembley Stadium in London on 1 June 1985, and was contested by Wigan Athletic and Brentford. Wigan Athletic won the match 3–1, with Mike Newell, Tony Kelly and David Lowe scoring the goals. The trophy was presented by guest of honour Elton John.
Match details [ edit ]
30 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
Two named substitutes
Maximum of two substitutions.
Road to Wembley [ edit ]
Wigan Athletic [ edit ]
First Round 1st leg
First Round 2nd leg Wigan Athletic
Wigan Athletic won 5-3 on aggregate
Northern Section Quarter-finals Wigan Athletic
Northern Section Semi-final
Lincoln City 1–3
Northern Section Final
Mansfield Town 1–1
Wigan Athletic won 3-1 on penalties
Brentford [ edit ]
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