2004–05 Football League Trophy

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2004–05 Football League Trophy
Country England England
Teams 60
Champions Wrexham
Runners-up Southend United
Matches played 61
Goals scored 175 (2.87 per match)
Top goal scorer(s) Juan Ugarte
(6 goals)[1]

The 2004–05 Football League Trophy, known as the LDV Vans Trophy for sponsorship reasons, was the 22nd season in the history of the competition. A straight knockout competition for English football clubs in the third and fourth tiers of the English football league system.[2]

In all, 60 clubs entered the competition. It was split into two sections, Northern and Southern, with the winners of each section contesting the final at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff. The competition began on 28 September 2004 and concluded on 10 April 2005.[3]

The winners were Wrexham, who defeated Southend United 2–0.[4]

First round[edit]

The First Round ties took place on 28 and 29 September 2004. Four clubs received a bye into the Second Round. Oldham Athletic and Tranmere Rovers in the Northern section, and Northampton Town and Swindon Town in the Southern section.

Second round[edit]

The Second Round ties took place on 2 and 3 November 2004.

Quarter finals[edit]

The Quarter final ties took place on 30 November 2004.

Semi finals[edit]

The Semi final ties took place on 25 January 2005.

Area Finals[edit]

Northern section[edit]

2005-02-15
19:45
First leg
Oldham Athletic 3 – 5 Wrexham
Vernon Goal 35' (83) (pen.)
Eyres Goal 76'
Report Ugarte Goal 29'55'62'
Jones Goal 32'
Ferguson Goal 58'
Boundary Park, Oldham
Attendance: 2,881
Referee: C. Webster

2005-03-08
19:45
Second leg
Wrexham 1 – 0 Oldham Athletic
Llewellyn Goal 65' Report Branston Red card 60'
Racecourse Ground, Wrexham
Attendance: 5,814
Referee: G. Laws

Southern Section[edit]

2005-02-15
19:45
First leg
Bristol Rovers 1 – 2 Southend United
Walker Goal 56' Report Dudfield Goal 8'
Gower Goal 67'
Memorial Stadium, Bristol
Attendance: 7,110
Referee: R. Beeby

2005-03-08
19:45
Second leg
Southend United 2 – 2 Bristol Rovers
Gray
Eastwood Goal 61'
Report Walker Goal 44'
Agogo Goal 73'
Roots Hall, Southend-on-Sea
Attendance: 8,145
Referee: P. Crossley

Final[edit]

2005-04-10
13:00
Southend United 0 – 2
(a.e.t.)
Wrexham
Report Ugarte Goal 99'
Ferguson Goal 118'
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Attendance: 36,216
Referee: B. Curson

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Johnstone's Paint Trophy Stats: Top Goal Scorers - 2004/05". ESPN. Retrieved 4 March 2012.
  2. ^ "The Football League Trophy". RSSSF. Retrieved 4 March 2012.
  3. ^ "2004–05 LDV Vans Trophy". RSSSF. Retrieved 4 March 2012.
  4. ^ "Southend 0–2 Wrexham". BBC Sport. Retrieved 4 March 2012.

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