2012 Football League Trophy Final
|Event||2011-12 Football League Trophy|
|Date||25 March 2012|
|Venue||Wembley Stadium, London|
|Man of the Match||Nathan Smith (Chesterfield)|
|Referee||Anthony Bates, Staffordshire|
The 2012 Football League Trophy Final was the 29th final of the domestic football cup competition for teams from Football Leagues One and Two, the Football League Trophy. The final was played at Wembley Stadium in London on 25 March 2012. The match was contested between Chesterfield from League One and Swindon Town from League Two. Chesterfield won the game 2–0.
25 March 2012
|Risser 47' (o.g.)
Man of the match
|Shots on target||4||9|
Source: BBC Sport
Chesterfield manager, John Sheridan spoke of his desire to keep Chesterfield in League One saying of the game "It's great for the fans and it's a trophy - I won't disrespect it. But I know where my loyalties lie and I'm desperate to stay in the division". Swindon manager, Paolo Di Canio described his players as mentally weak saying "Today we deserved to be a loser because we were all weak".
- "Chesterfield 2-0 Swindon". BBC Sport. Retrieved 25 March 2012.
- "Chesterfield boss John Sheridan moves focus to survival". BBC Sport. Retrieved 26 March 2012.
- "Swindon Town boss Paolo di Canio says players were 'weak'". BBC Sport. Retrieved 26 March 2012.