2013 Football League One play-off Final

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2013 Football League One play-off final
2013 Football League One play off final - Yeovil fans.jpg
Event 2012–13 Football League One
Date 19 May 2013
Venue Wembley Stadium, London
Man of the Match Marek Štěch
Referee Andy D'Urso[1]
Attendance 41,955
Weather Sunny

The 2013 Football League One play-off final was a football match contested by two Football League One sides, Brentford and Yeovil Town. It was played on 19 May 2013 at Wembley Stadium to decide the third team to be promoted from League One to the Championship for the 2013–14 season.

Under League One play-off rules, the final was contested by the two teams which secured an aggregate victory over the two-legged semi-finals contested between the teams finishing between third and sixth in the league table. Brentford secured a place in the final by beating Swindon Town 5–4 on penalties, after the two-legs finished 4–4 on aggregate. Yeovil Town secured a place in the final by beating Sheffield United 2–1 on aggregate. Yeovil went on to win the final 2-1 against Brentford.[2][3]

Route to the final[edit]

First leg

3 May 2012
Sheffield United 1–0 Yeovil Town
McFadzean Goal 46' Report
Bramall Lane, Sheffield
Attendance: 15,262
Referee: Stuart Attwell

4 May 2013
Swindon Town 1–1 Brentford
Luongo Goal 70' Report O'Connor Goal 90+4' (pen.)
County Ground, Swindon
Attendance: 10,595
Referee: Geoff Eltrigham

Second leg

6 May 2013
Yeovil Town 2–0 Sheffield United
Dawson Goal 6'
Upson Goal 85'
Huish Park, Yeovil
Attendance: 8,152
Referee: Phil Gibbs

Yeovil Town won 2–1 on aggregate.

6 May 2013
Brentford 3–3 (a.e.t.) Swindon Town
A. Rooney Goal 24' (o.g.)
Donaldson Goal 40'47'
Report A. Rooney Goal 44'
Devera Goal 57'
Flint Goal 90+5'
Saunders Penalty scored
Hayes Penalty scored
Dean Penalty scored
Craig Penalty scored
Forshaw Penalty scored
5–4 Penalty scored Devera
Penalty scored Flint
Penalty scored Collins
Penalty missed Storey
Penalty scored Roberts
Griffin Park, London
Attendance: 9,109
Referee: Nigel Miller

Brentford 4–4 Swindon Town on aggregate. Brentford won 5–4 on penalties.



19 May 2013
13:30 BST
Brentford 1–2 Yeovil Town
Dean Goal 51' Report Madden Goal 6'
Burn Goal 42'
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 41,955
Referee: Andy D'Urso[1]
Yeovil Town
GK 21 England Simon Moore
DF 14 England Shaleum Logan
DF 5 England Tony Craig
DF 6 England Harlee Dean
DF 24 England Jake Bidwell
MF 4 England Adam Forshaw
MF 12 England Tom Adeyemi
MF 20 France Toumani Diagouraga Substituted off 82'
MF 19 England Harry Forrester Substituted off 67'
FW 9 England Clayton Donaldson
FW 11 Italy Marcello Trotta Substituted off 62'
GK 16 France Antoine Gounet
DF 18 Northern Ireland Lee Hodson
MF 2 Republic of Ireland Kevin O'Connor
MF 7 England Sam Saunders Substituted in 67'
MF 8 Republic of Ireland Jonathan Douglas
FW 17 England Bradley Wright-Phillips Substituted in 62'
FW 23 England Paul Hayes Substituted in 82'
Germany Uwe Rösler
GK 1 Czech Republic Marek Štěch
DF 2 England Luke Ayling
DF 5 England Byron Webster
DF 18 England Dan Burn
DF 3 Scotland Jamie McAllister Substituted off 77'
MF 22 Republic of Ireland Kevin Dawson Booked 75'
MF 8 England Ed Upson Booked 70'
MF 14 Republic of Ireland Sam Foley
MF 20 England Joe Edwards
FW 9 England James Hayter Substituted off 88'
FW 17 Republic of Ireland Paddy Madden
GK 12 England Gareth Stewart
DF 4 England Richard Hinds
DF 13 Latvia Vitālijs Maksimenko Substituted in 77'
MF 10 Wales Gavin Williams Booked 90'
MF 26 England Matthew Dolan Substituted in 88'
FW 15 England Lewis Young
FW 29 Colombia Ángelo Balanta
England Gary Johnson

Man of the Match:
Marek Štěch (Yeovil Town)

Assistant referees:
Derek Eaton[1]
Alan Young[1]
Fourth official:
Graham Scott[1]
Reserve Assistant Referee:
John Hopkins[1]

Match rules

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


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Referees". Football League. 
  2. ^ "Brentford 1 Yeovil 2: Paddy power! Madden strikes to send glorious Glovers into the Championship". Daily Mail. 19 May 2013. Retrieved 6 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Yeovil battle past Brentford and head to Championship for first time". Guardian. 19 May 2013. Retrieved 6 June 2013.