1986 Football League Trophy Final

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1986 Freight Rover Trophy
Old Wembley Stadium (external view).jpg
Event 1985–86 Football League Trophy
Date 24 May 1986
Venue Wembley Stadium, London
Man of the Match Steve Neville
Referee G.Tyson (Sunderland)
Attendance 54,502

The 1986 Football League Trophy Final, known as the Freight Rover Trophy for sponsorship reasons, was the 3rd final of the domestic football cup competition for teams from the Third Division and Fourth Division. The final was played at Wembley Stadium, London on 24 May 1986, and was contested by Bristol City and Bolton Wanderers. Bristol City won the match 3–0.

Match details[edit]

24 May 1986
Bristol City 3–0 Bolton Wanderers
Riley Goal, Goal
Pritchard Goal
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 54,502
Referee: G.Tyson (Sunderland)
Keith Waugh
Rob Newman
Brian Williams
Keith Curle
David Moyes
Glyn Riley
Howard Pritchard
Bobby Hutchinson (c)
David Harle
Alan Walsh
Steve Neville
Andy Llewellyn
Gary Marshall
Terry Cooper
Simon Farnworth
Derek Scott
Jimmy Phillips
Dave Sutton
Mark Came
Steve Thompson
Phil Neal
George Oghani
Tony Caldwell
Asa Hartford
Mark Gavin
Graham Bell
Phil Neal


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

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