2012 Football League Two play-off Final

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2012 Football League Two play-off final
Event 2011–12 Football League Two
Date 27 May 2012
Venue Wembley Stadium, London
Referee Craig Pawson[1]
Attendance 24,029[2]
2011
2013

The 2012 Football League Two play-off final was a football match contested by Cheltenham Town and Crewe Alexandra on 27 May 2012 at Wembley Stadium to decide the third team to be promoted from the League Two to the League One for the 2012–13 season.[3]

Under League Two play-off rules, the final is contested by the two teams which secured an aggregate victory over the two-legged semi-finals contested between the teams finishing between third and sixth in the league table.

In this game Nick Powell scored after 15 minutes and Byron Moore scored after 82 minutes to secure the game for Crewe Alexandra. The game finished 2-0 and Crewe were promoted to the Football League Division 1

Match[edit]

Details[edit]

27 May 2012
15:00 BST
Cheltenham Town 0–2 Crewe Alexandra
Report Powell Goal 15'
Moore Goal 82'
Wembley, London
Attendance: 24,029[2]
Referee: Craig Pawson[1]
Cheltenham Town:
GK 1 England Scott Brown
DF 22 Portugal Sido Jombati
DF 15 Republic of Ireland Alan Bennett
DF 6 England Steve Elliott
DF 19 England Luke Garbutt
MF 20 England Jermaine McGlashan
MF 7 England Marlon Pack Substituted off 84'
MF 25 England Luke Summerfield
MF 23 Wales Kaid Mohamed
FW 10 England Jeff Goulding Substituted off 75'
FW 29 Republic of Ireland Ben Burgess Substituted off 84'
Substitutes:
DF 2 England Keith Lowe
MF 11 England Brian Smikle
MF 16 England Russell Penn Substituted in 84'
FW 9 Scotland Darryl Duffy Substituted in 75'
FW 14 England James Spencer Substituted in 84'
Manager:
England Mark Yates
Crewe Alexandra:
GK 1 England Steve Phillips
DF 3 England Harry Davis
DF 5 England David Artell
DF 6 England Adam Dugdale
DF 17 England Kelvin Mellor
MF 11 England Byron Moore Substituted off 90+7'
MF 4 England Ashley Westwood
MF 8 England Luke Murphy
MF 2 England Matthew Tootle
FW 10 England AJ Leitch-Smith Substituted off 85'
FW 25 England Nick Powell Substituted off 80'
Substitutes:
GK 13 Scotland Alan Martin
DF 15 England Carl Martin Substituted in 85'
MF 7 England Lee Bell Substituted in 90+7'
FW 19 England Max Clayton Substituted in 80'
FW 34 Wales Billy Bodin
Manager:
England Steve Davis

Assistant referees:
Steve Bratt[1]
John Brooks[1]
Fourth official:
Nigel Miller[1]
Reserve Assistant Referee:
David Rock[1]

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.

Statistics[edit]

Cheltenham Crewe
Goals 0 2
Disallowed goals 1 0
Total shots 20 16
Shots on target 5 5
Ball possession 47% 53%
Corner kicks 8 6
Fouls committed 11 8
Offsides 7 4
Yellow cards 0 0
Red cards 0 0

Source: BBC Sport[2]

Previous play-off appearances[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Match Official Appointments". Football League. 14 May 2012. Retrieved 9 June 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c Begley, Emlyn (27 May 2012). "Crewe are promoted". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). Retrieved 9 June 2012. 
  3. ^ Football League Key Dates