2001 FA Trophy Final

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2001 FA Trophy Final
Event2000–01 FA Trophy
Date13 May 2001 (2001-05-13)
VenueVilla Park, Birmingham
RefereeAlan Wiley

The 2001 FA Trophy Final was the 32nd final of The Football Association's cup competition for levels 5–8 of the English football league system. It was contested by Canvey Island and Forest Green Rovers on 13 May 2001 at Villa Park, Birmingham.

Canvey Island won the match 1-0 thanks to a goal from Ben Chenery in a final held away from the old Wembley Stadium as work was beginning on building the new Wembley Stadium.[1] A crowd of 10,007 were in attendance.

Route to the final[edit]

Canvey Island[edit]

Date RoundHome teamScoreAway teamVenue

Forest Green Rovers[edit]

Date RoundHome teamScoreAway teamVenue



Canvey Island1–0Forest Green Rovers
Chenery 14' Report
Attendance: 10,007
England Ashley Harrison
England John Kennedy
England Chris Duffy
England Ben Chenery
England Mick Bodley
England Steve Ward
England Steve Tilson
England Mark Stimson Substituted off 78'
England Neil Gregory
England Wayne Vaughan Substituted off 73'
England Steve Parmenter
England Micky Bennett
England Andy Jones Substituted in 73'
England Adam Miller
England Adam Tanner Substituted in 78'
England Ian Thompson
England Jeff King
England Stephen Perrin
England Rob Cousins
England Adam Lockwood
England Adrian Foster
England Billy Clark
England Chris Burns
England Tony Daley
England Jason Drysdale Substituted off 46'
England Martin Foster Substituted off 72'
England Alex Meechan
England Stuart Slater
England Paul Hunt Substituted in 72'
England Ian Hedges
England Frankie Bennett Substituted in 46'
England Luke Price
England Matthew Ghent
England Nigel Spink & Dave Norton

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary.
  • Penalty shootout if scores still level.
  • Five named substitutes.
  • Maximum of three substitutions.


  1. ^ "Canvey stun Forest to lift Trophy". BBC Sport. 13 May 2001.