1990 Football League Cup Final

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1990 Football League Cup Final
Old Wembley Stadium (external view).jpg
Event 1989–90 Football League Cup
Date 29 April 1990
Venue Wembley Stadium, London
Man of the Match Des Walker
(Nottingham Forest)
Referee John Martin
Attendance 74,343

The 1990 Football League Cup Final took place at Wembley Stadium on 29 April 1990. It was the 30th League Cup Final, and was contested between Nottingham Forest and Oldham Athletic. A single Nigel Jemson goal from a breakway gave Forest the cup, equalling Liverpool's then-record of four wins.

As of 2016, this is the last time that Nottingham Forest won the League Cup.

Match details[edit]

29 April 1990 (1990-04-29)
Nottingham Forest 1–0 Oldham Athletic
Jemson Goal 47'
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 74,343
Referee: John Martin
Nottingham Forest
Oldham Athletic
GK 1 England Steve Sutton
RB 2 England Brian Laws
LB 3 England Stuart Pearce (c)
CB 4 England Des Walker
CB 5 England Steve Chettle
CM 6 England Steve Hodge
RM 7 England Gary Crosby
CM 8 England Garry Parker
CF 9 England Nigel Clough
CF 10 England Nigel Jemson
LM 11 England Franz Carr
DF 12 Scotland Terry Wilson
MF 14 Republic of Ireland Tommy Gaynor
England Brian Clough
GK 1 England Andy Rhodes
RB 2 Republic of Ireland Denis Irwin
LB 3 England Andy Barlow
CM 4 England Nick Henry
CB 5 England Earl Barrett
CB 6 England Paul Warhurst
RM 7 England Neil Adams
CF 8 England Andy Ritchie
CF 9 England Frankie Bunn Substituted off 46'
CM 10 Republic of Ireland Mike Milligan (c)
LM 11 England Rick Holden
FW 12 England Roger Palmer Substituted in 46'
DF 14 England Gary Williams
England Joe Royle

Man of the Match
Des Walker (Nottingham Forest)[1]


  1. ^ "The Football League Cup". Soccer Mistreal. Retrieved 1 February 2012.