1996–97 Football League Trophy

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The Football League Trophy 1996–97, known as the Auto Windscreens Shield 1996–97 for sponsorship reasons, was the 14th staging of the Football League Trophy, a knock-out competition for English football clubs in Second and Third Division. The winners were Carlisle United and the runners-up were Colchester United.[1]

The competition began on 7 December 1996 and ended with the final on 20 April 1997 at the Wembley Stadium.

In the first round, there were two sections: North and South. In the following rounds each section gradually eliminates teams in knock-out fashion until each has a winning finalist. At this point, the two winning finalists face each other in the combined final for the honour of the trophy.

First round[edit]

Crewe Alexandra, Lincoln City, Mansfield Town, Scunthorpe United, Shrewsbury Town, Wigan Athletic, Wrexham and York City from the North section all received byes.

Barnet, Bristol City, Exeter City, Northampton Town, Peterborough United, Torquay United, Walsall and Watford from the South section all received byes.

Second round[edit]

Quarter-finals[edit]

Area semi-finals[edit]

Area finals[edit]

Northern Area final[edit]

18 March 1997
Carlisle United 2–0 Stockport County
Archdeacon Goal 56', Goal 90' (pen)
Brunton Park, Carlisle
Attendance: 7,057
25 March 1997
Stockport County 0–0 Carlisle United
Edgeley Park, Stockport
Attendance: 8,593

Carlisle United beat Stockport County 2–0 on aggregate.

Southern Area final[edit]

11 March 1997
Peterborough United 2–0 Colchester United
Otto Goal 15'
Charlery Goal 35'
London Road Stadium, Peterborough
Attendance: 4,556
18 March 1997
Colchester United 3 – 0
(a.e.t.)
Peterborough United
Fry Goal 37'
Buckle Goal 81'
Abrahams Goal 99'
Layer Road, Colchester
Attendance: 4,705

Colchester United beat Peterborough United 3–2 on aggregate.

Final[edit]

20 April 1997
15:00 BST
Carlisle United 0 – 0
(a.e.t.)
Colchester United
  Penalties  
Conway Penalty scored
Archdeacon Penalty missed
Walling Penalty scored
Aspinall Penalty scored
Hayward Penalty scored
4–3 Penalty scored Wilkins
Penalty scored Adcock
Penalty scored Greene
Penalty missed Duguid
Penalty missed Cawley
Wembley Stadium
Attendance: 45,077
Referee: J.Kirkby
CARLISLE UNITED:
GK Tony Caig
DF Dean Walling
DF Will Varty
DF Stéphane Pounewatchy
MF Rory Delap
MF Steve Hayward (c) Booked
MF Warren Aspinall Booked
MF Paul Conway Booked
MF Owen Archdeacon
FW Allan Smart Substituted off 24'
FW Lee Peacock
Substitutes:
MF Tony Hopper
FW Rod Thomas Substituted in 24' Substituted off 95'
FW Matt Jansen Substituted in 95'
Manager:
Mervyn Day
COLCHESTER UNITED:
GK Carl Emberson
DF Joe Dunne Booked
DF David Greene Booked
DF Peter Cawley Booked
DF Paul Gibbs Booked Substituted off 105'
MF David Gregory Booked Substituted off 85'
MF Richard Wilkins (c)
MF Steve Whitton
MF Paul Abrahams Substituted off 91'
FW Tony Adcock
FW Mark Sale
Substitute:
MF Karl Duguid Substituted in 91'
MF Chris Fry Substituted in 105'
MF Adam Locke Substituted in 85'
Manager:
Steve Wignall

MATCH RULES

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Maximum of 3 substitutions.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Carlisle 0–0 Colchester (Carlisle win on penalties)". Carlisle United FC Online. Retrieved 16 September 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m after extra time

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