2015 Football League Two play-off Final

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2015 Football League Two play-off Final
Event2014–15 Football League Two
Southend won 7–6 on penalties
Date23 May 2015
VenueWembley Stadium, London
Man of the MatchDaniel Bentley[1]
RefereeSimon Hooper
Attendance38,252
2014
2016

The 2015 Football League Two play-off Final was a football match which was contested by Wycombe Wanderers and Southend United on Saturday 23 May 2015 at Wembley Stadium. The winners, Southend United, were promoted from League Two to League One for the 2015–16 season.

Route to the final[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
4 Wycombe Wanderers 46 23 15 8 67 45 +22 84
5 Southend United 46 24 12 10 54 38 +16 84
6 Stevenage 46 20 12 14 62 54 +8 72
7 Plymouth Argyle 46 20 11 15 55 37 +18 71

Semi-finals[edit]

First leg[edit]

Plymouth Argyle2–3Wycombe Wanderers
Ansah Goal 86'
Banton Goal 89'
BBC Report Hayes Goal 10'
Amadi-Holloway Goal 22'
Craig Goal 52'
Attendance: 14,175
Referee: Peter Bankes

Stevenage1–1Southend United
Parrett Goal 51' BBC Report Corr Goal 60'
Attendance: 5,183
Referee: Keith Stroud

Second leg[edit]

Wycombe Wanderers2–1Plymouth Argyle
Hayes Goal 7'
Mawson Goal 35'
BBC Sport Brunt Goal 70'
Attendance: 7,750
Referee: Nigel Miller

Wycombe Wanderers won 5–3 on aggregate.


Southend United3–1Stevenage
Leonard Goal 67'
McLaughlin Goal 108'
Timlin Goal 120'
BBC Sport Pett Goal 55'
Attendance: 8,998
Referee: Graham Scott

Southend United won 4–2 on aggregate.

Match[edit]

Details[edit]

Wycombe Wanderers
Southend United
GK 21 Alex Lynch
RB 8 Marcus Bean
CB 26 Alfie Mawson
CB 6 Aaron Pierre
LB 3 Joe Jacobson
DM 4 Nico Yennaris Substituted off 111'
DM 11 Sam Wood
AM 7 Sam Saunders Substituted off 4'
RF 9 Paul Hayes (c)
LF 31 Hogan Ephraim Substituted off 85'
CF 25 Aaron Amadi-Holloway
Substitutes:
GK 20 Charlie Horlock
DF 15 Peter Murphy Substituted in 111'
MF 10 Matt Bloomfield Substituted in 4'
MF 22 Max Kretzschmar
FW 12 Steven Craig Substituted in 85'
FW 23 Fred Onyedinma
Manager:
Gareth Ainsworth
Southend United vs Wycombe Wanderers 2015-05-23.svg
GK 1 Daniel Bentley
RB 2 John White (c)
CB 15 Cian Bolger
CB 26 Adam Barrett
LB 3 Ben Coker
RM 7 David Worrall Substituted off 97'
CM 12 Will Atkinson Substituted off 80'
CM 18 Ryan Leonard
CM 8 Michael Timlin
LM 25 Stephen McLaughlin Substituted off 60'
CF 10 Barry Corr
Substitutes:
GK 13 Ted Smith
DF 6 Luke Prosser
MF 11 Myles Weston Substituted in 80'
MF 19 Jack Payne Substituted in 97'
MF 22 Gary Deegan
FW 24 Jake Cassidy
FW 32 Joe Pigott Substituted in 60'
Manager:
Phil Brown

Statistics[edit]

Statistic[2] Southend United Wycombe Wanderers
Total shots 17 18
Shots on target 3 4
Ball possession 56% 44%
Corner kicks 8 4
Fouls committed 23 19
Yellow cards 2 3
Red cards 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "League Two play-off final: Southend United promoted as Daniel Bentley repels Wycombe Wanderers in penalty shoot-out". The Independent. London. 23 May 2015. Retrieved 24 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Southend United 1–1 Wycombe Wanderers". BBC Sport. 23 May 2015. Retrieved 24 May 2015.