2014 Football League Championship play-off Final

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2014 Football League Championship play-off final
Event 2013–14 Football League Championship
Date 24 May 2014
Venue Wembley Stadium, London
Man of the Match Robert Green[1]
Referee Lee Mason
Attendance 87,348
Weather Partly sunny / 15 °C (59 °F)
2013
2015

The 2014 Football League Championship play-off final was a football match which was contested by Derby County and Queens Park Rangers on Saturday 24 May 2014 at Wembley Stadium. The winner, Queens Park Rangers, became the third and final team to be promoted from Football League Championship to the Premier League for the 2014–15 season.

The Championship play-off final is the most lucrative one-off fixture in sport and Queens Park Rangers will earn a minimum of £134 million as a result of winning this game.[2][3][4][5]

Route to the final[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
3 Derby County 46 25 10 11 84 52 +32 85
4 Queens Park Rangers 46 23 11 12 60 44 +16 80
5 Wigan Athletic 46 21 10 15 61 48 +13 73
6 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 19 15 12 55 40 +15 72


Semi-finals[edit]

First leg

v · e     8 May 2014
19:45 BST
Brighton & Hove Albion 1–2 Derby County
Lingard Goal 18' BBC Report Martin Goal 29' (pen.)
Kuszczak Goal 45+2' (o.g.)
Amex Stadium, Falmer
Attendance: 27,118
Referee: Roger East

v · e     9 May 2014
19:45 BST
Wigan Athletic 0–0 Queens Park Rangers
BBC Report
DW Stadium, Wigan
Attendance: 14,560
Referee: Mike Jones

Second leg

v · e     11 May 2014
17:15 BST
Derby County 4–1 Brighton & Hove Albion
Hughes Goal 34'
Martin Goal 56'
Thorne Goal 76'
Hendrick Goal 87'
BBC Report LuaLua Goal 89'
iPro Stadium, Derby
Attendance: 32,602
Referee: Craig Pawson

Derby County won 6–2 on aggregate.

v · e     12 May 2014
19:45 BST
Queens Park Rangers 2–1 (a.e.t.) Wigan Athletic
Austin Goal 73' (pen.)96' BBC Report Perch Goal 9'
Loftus Road, London
Attendance: 17,061
Referee: Mark Clattenburg

Queens Park Rangers won 2–1 on aggregate.


Match[edit]

Details[edit]

v · e     24 May 2014
15:00 BST
Derby County 0–1 Queens Park Rangers
BBC Report Zamora Goal 90'
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 87,348
Referee: Lee Mason
Derby County
Queens Park Rangers
GK 1 Lee Grant
RB 33 Andre Wisdom
CB 6 Richard Keogh (c)
CB 25 Jake Buxton
LB 3 Craig Forsyth
CM 8 Jeff Hendrick
CM 34 George Thorne
CM 19 Will Hughes Substituted off 68'
RF 11 Johnny Russell Substituted off 67'
LF 10 Jamie Ward Substituted off 90+2'
CF 9 Chris Martin
Substitutes:
GK 26 Adam Legzdins
DF 27 Zak Whitbread
MF 4 Craig Bryson Substituted in 68'
MF 14 John Eustace
FW 18 Conor Sammon
FW 32 Simon Dawkins Substituted in 67'
FW 35 Patrick Bamford Substituted in 90+2'
Manager:
Steve McClaren
Derby County vs Queens Park Rangers 2014-05-24.svg
GK 1 Robert Green
RB 2 Danny Simpson
CB 15 Nedum Onuoha
CB 5 Richard Dunne
LB 6 Clint Hill (c) Substituted off 67'
RM 14 Kevin Doyle Substituted off 57'
CM 17 Joey Barton
CM 36 Gary O'Neil Red card 60'
LM 23 Junior Hoilett
FW 9 Charlie Austin
FW 19 Niko Kranjčar Substituted off 33'
Substitutes:
GK 26 Brian Murphy
DF 3 Armand Traoré Substituted in 33'
DF 13 Yun Suk-young
DF 18 Aaron Hughes
MF 4 Ravel Morrison
MF 20 Karl Henry Substituted in 67'
FW 25 Bobby Zamora YC 90+1' Substituted in 57'
Manager:
Harry Redknapp

Man of the Match: Robert Green[1]

Assistant referees:
Darren England
John Brooks
Fourth official:
Jonathan Moss

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.

Statistics[edit]

Derby County Queens Park Rangers
Goals 0 1
Total shots 16 11
Shots on target 5 1
Ball possession 68% 32%
Corner kicks 14 1
Fouls committed 11 10
Yellow cards 0 1
Red cards 0 1

Source: [6]

References[edit]