1996 Football League Trophy Final

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1996 Football League Trophy Final
Event 1995–96 Football League Trophy
Date 14 April 1996
Venue Wembley, London
Man of the Match Nigel Jemson
Referee David Allison (Lancaster)
Attendance 35,235

The 1996 Football League Trophy Final (known as the Auto Windscreens Shields Trophy for sponsorship reasons) was the 13th final of the domestic football cup competition for teams from the Second and Third Division of the Football League. The match was played at Wembley on 14 April 1996, and was contested by Rotherham United and Shrewsbury Town. Rotherham United won the match 2–1, with Nigel Jemson scoring both goals for the winning team.

Match details[edit]

14 April 1996
Rotherham United 2–1 Shrewsbury Town
Jemson Goal 20'58' (Report) Taylor Goal 81'
Wembley, London
Attendance: 35,235
Referee: David Allison (Lancaster)
GK Matt Clarke
DF Paul Hurst
DF Ian Breckin YC
DF Neil Richardson
DF Paul Blades
MF Andy Roscoe
MF Shaun Goodwin
MF Darren Garner
MF Trevor Berry
FW Nigel Jemson
FW Shaun Goater
DF Gary Bowyer
MF Andy Hayward
MF John McGlashan
Archie Gemmill & John McGovern
GK Paul Edwards
DF Chris Withe YC
DF Dave Walton
DF Peter Whiston
DF John Kay
MF Mark Taylor
MF Richard Scott YC
MF Carl Robinson Substituted off 75'
MF Austin Berkley
FW Ian Stevens
FW Dean Spink Substituted off 45'
GK Tim Clarke
DF Tommy Lynch Substituted in 75'
FW Steve Anthrobus Substituted in 45'
Fred Davies


  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Maximum of 3 substitutions.

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