2004 Football League Third Division play-off Final

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2004 Football League Third Division play-off Final
Millennium Stadium North.jpg
Huddersfield Town won 4–1 on penalties
Date 31 May 2004
Venue Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Referee Mark Clattenburg (Durham)
Attendance 37,218

The 2004 Football League Third Division play-off Final was a football match played at Millennium Stadium on 31 May 2004, at the end of the 2003–04 season. It was the eighteenth play-off final to be played at the fourth level of English football. The match determined the fourth and final team to gain promotion from the Third Division to the Second Division, and was contested by Huddersfield Town, who had finished fourth during the league season, and Mansfield Town, who had finished fifth. The teams reached the final by defeating Lincoln City and Northampton Town respectively in the two-legged semi-finals.

Match details[edit]

Huddersfield Town
Mansfield Town
GK 29 England Paul Rachubka
DF 27 England David Mirfin
DF 16 Nigeria Efe Sodje YC 65'
DF 5 England Steve Yates
MF 24 England Anthony Lloyd Substituted off 112'
MF 8 England Tony Carss
MF 18 England Jon Worthington Substituted off 85'
MF 11 England Danny Schofield
MF 21 England Andy Holdsworth
FW 23 England Andy Booth
FW 9 Poland Paweł Abbott Substituted off 91'
GK 13 England Phil Senior
DF 3 England Rob Edwards Substituted in 112'
DF 20 England Nat Brown
MF 4 Wales Lee Fowler Substituted in 85'
FW 31 Republic of Ireland John McAliskey Substituted in 91'
England Peter Jackson
GK 1 England Kevin Pilkington
DF 12 England Bobby Hassell YC 90'
DF 5 Wales Rhys Day
DF 15 England Alex Baptiste
DF 3 England Adam Eaton YC 63'
MF 7 Republic of Ireland Liam Lawrence
MF 4 England Tom Curtis
MF 24 Jamaica Lee Williamson Substituted off 98'
MF 11 England Wayne Corden
FW 8 England Craig Disley Substituted off 60'
FW 20 Montserrat Junior Mendes Substituted off 69'
GK 40 England James Coates
DF 25 England David Artell
MF 14 England Neil MacKenzie Substituted in 98'
FW 30 Benin Laurent D'Jaffo Substituted in 69'
FW 9 Republic of Ireland Colin Larkin Substituted in 60'
England Keith Curle


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

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