2001 Football League First Division play-off Final

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2001 Football League First Division play-off Final
Date 28 May 2001
Venue Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Referee Uriah Rennie (Sheffield)
Attendance 54,328
2000
2002

The 2001 Football League First Division play-off Final was contested by Bolton Wanderers and Preston North End. Bolton won the match 3–0, taking them back to the Premier League. Bolton would remain in the top flight for the next eleven seasons.

Details[edit]

28 May 2001
15:00 BST
Bolton Wanderers 3–0 Preston North End
Farrelly Goal 17'
Ricketts Goal 89'
Gardner Goal 90'
Report
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Attendance: 54,328
Referee: Uriah Rennie (Sheffield)
Bolton Wanderers:
GK 21 England Matthew Clarke
RB 4 Iceland Guðni Bergsson
CB 30 Scotland Colin Hendry
CB 24 England Anthony Barness
LB 25 England Simon Charlton
RM 8 Denmark Per Frandsen Substituted off 79'
CM 14 Republic of Ireland Gareth Farrelly
CM 15 England Kevin Nolan
LM 11 Jamaica Ricardo Gardner
CF 10 England Dean Holdsworth Substituted off 89'
CF 9 Denmark Bo Hansen Substituted off 70'
Substitutes:
DF 7 England Robbie Elliott Substituted in 79'
DF 3 England Mike Whitlow Substituted in 89'
FW 17 England Michael Ricketts Substituted in 70'
GK 1 England Steve Banks
DF 28 England Ian Marshall
Manager:
England Sam Allardyce
Preston North End:
GK 1 England David Lucas
RB 2 Scotland Graham Alexander
CB 14 Northern Ireland Colin Murdock
CB 4 England Ryan Kidd
LB 15 Wales Robert Edwards
RM 7 England Lee Cartwright
CM 8 England Simon Rankine
CM 6 England Sean Gregan Substituted off 82'
LM 16 England Paul McKenna
CF 11 Northern Ireland David Healy
CF 17 Republic of Ireland Jon Macken Substituted off 66'
Substitutes:
FW 25 England Richard Cresswell Substituted in 82'
MF 31 Scotland Iain Anderson Substituted in 66'
GK 21 Finland Teuvo Moilanen
DF 5 England Michael Jackson
MF 28 Republic of Ireland Brian Barry-Murphy
Manager:
Scotland David Moyes

MATCH RULES

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Five named substitutes.
  • Maximum of three substitutions.