1999 Football League Trophy Final (known as the for sponsorship reasons) was the 16th final of the domestic Auto Windscreens Shields Trophy Football League Trophy competition for teams from the Second and Third Division of the Football League.
The match was played at
Wembley Stadium on 18 April 1999, and was contested by Millwall and Wigan Athletic. This was Millwall's first appearance at Wembley in a recognised competition, and the club brought around 47,000 of the 55,000 fans in attendance.
Wigan won the match 1–0, with
Paul Rogers scoring the winning goal three minutes into injury-time, one of only five goals he scored for the club in three years.
Route to the final [ edit ]
The rounds were split into two sections: North and South. Wigan Athletic were the winning finalists of the Northern Section, and Millwall were the winners of the Southern Final.
Millwall [ edit ]
Round 1 Millwall
(Millwall won 4–3 on penalties)
Southern Final (1st leg) Millwall
Southern Final (2nd leg) Walsall
(Millwall won 2–1 on aggregate)
Wigan Athletic [ edit ]
Round 2 Wigan Athletic
Carlisle United 0–3
Northern Final (1st leg) Wigan Athletic
Northern Final (2nd leg) Wrexham
(Wigan Athletic won 5–2 on aggregate)
Match details [ edit ]
Referee: C. R. Wilkes (Gloucester)
30 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
Maximum of 3 substitutions.
External links [ edit ]