1997 Football League Trophy Final

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1997 Football League Trophy Final
Event 1996–97 Football League Trophy
Carlisle won 4–3 on penalties
Date 20 April 1997
Venue Wembley, London
Man of the Match Stéphane Pounewatchy
Referee J.Kirkby (Sheffield)
Attendance 45,077

The 1997 Football League Trophy Final (known as the Auto Windscreens Shields Trophy for sponsorship reasons) was the 14th 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 20 April 1997, and was contested by Carlisle United and Colchester United. The match ended in a 0–0 draw after extra time, so the match went to a penalty shootout, which was won 4–3 by Carlisle United.

Match details[edit]

GK Tony Caig
DF Dean Walling
DF Will Varty
DF Stéphane Pounewatchy
MF Rory Delap
MF Steve Hayward (c) Booked
MF Warren Aspinall Booked
MF Paul Conway Booked
MF Owen Archdeacon
FW Allan Smart Substituted off 24'
FW Lee Peacock
MF Tony Hopper
FW Rod Thomas Substituted in 24' Substituted off 95'
FW Matt Jansen Substituted in 95'
Mervyn Day
GK Carl Emberson
DF Joe Dunne Booked
DF David Greene Booked
DF Peter Cawley Booked
DF Paul Gibbs Booked Substituted off 105'
MF David Gregory Booked Substituted off 85'
MF Richard Wilkins (c)
MF Steve Whitton
MF Paul Abrahams Substituted off 91'
FW Tony Adcock
FW Mark Sale
MF Karl Duguid Substituted in 91'
MF Chris Fry Substituted in 105'
MF Adam Locke Substituted in 85'
Steve Wignall


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

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