1991 Football League Trophy Final

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1991 Leyland DAF Cup
Old Wembley Stadium (external view).jpg
Event 1990–91 Football League Trophy
Date 26 May 1991
Venue Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance 58,756
1990
1992

The 1991 Football League Trophy Final, known as the Leyland DAF Cup for sponsorship reasons, was the 8th final of the domestic football cup competition for teams from the Third Division and Fourth Division. The final was played at Wembley Stadium, London on 26 May 1991, and was contested by Birmingham City and Tranmere Rovers. Birmingham won the match 3–2, with Simon Sturridge and John Gayle scoring the goals for the winning team.


Match details[edit]

26 May 1991 (1991-05-26)
15:00 BST
Birmingham City 3–2 Tranmere Rovers
Sturridge Goal 20'
Gayle Goal 40', Goal 84'
Report Cooper Goal 60'
Steel Goal 68'
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 58,756
Referee: J.Martin (Alton)
Birmingham City
Tranmere Rovers
GK 1 Martin Thomas
DF Ian Clarkson
DF Vince Overson (c)
DF Trevor Matthewson
DF John Frain
MF 4 Mark Yates
MF Dean Peer
MF Phil Robinson
MF Nigel Gleghorn
FW 8 John Gayle
FW 11 Simon Sturridge Substituted off 64'
Substitutes:
MF Robert Hopkins
FW Dennis Bailey Substituted in 64'
Manager:
Lou Macari
GK Eric Nixon
Dave Higgins
Ged Brannan
Neil McNab Substituted off 60'
Mark Hughes
Steve Vickers Substituted off 60'
John Morrissey
Kenny Irons
FW 9 Jim Steel
FW 10 Steve Cooper
Tony Thomas
Substitutes:
Chris Malkin Substituted in 60'
Dave Martindale Substituted in 60'
Manager:
John King

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