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
Date31 May 2004
VenueMillennium Stadium, Cardiff
RefereeMark Clattenburg (Durham)

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.



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

Match rules:

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

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