2018 EFL League One play-off Final

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2018 EFL League One play-off final
Wembley Stadium, illuminated.jpg
Wembley Stadium hosted the final
Event2017–18 EFL League One
After extra time
Date27 May 2018
VenueWembley Stadium, London
RefereeRobert Jones
Attendance26,218
2017
2019

The 2018 EFL League One play-off Final was a football match played at the Wembley Stadium on 27 May 2018, to determine the third and final team to gain promotion from League One to Championship of the English Football League in the 2017–18 season. It was contested by Shrewsbury Town, who finished third in the League One table, and Rotherham United, who finished fourth. The teams reached the final by defeating Charlton Athletic and Scunthorpe United respectively in two-legged semi-finals.[1][2]

Match[edit]

Details[edit]

Rotherham United2–1 (a.e.t.)Shrewsbury Town
Wood Goal 32'103' Report Rodman Goal 58'
Attendance: 26,218
Referee: Robert Jones
Rotherham United
Shrewsbury Town
GK 13 Marek Rodák
RB 2 Josh Emmanuel
CB 5 Semi Ajayi
CB 6 Richard Wood
LB 3 Joe Mattock
CM 17 Richie Towell
CM 4 Will Vaulks
RM 11 Jon Taylor Substituted off 75'
AM 10 David Ball Substituted off 71'
LM 22 Joe Newell Substituted off 111'
CF 24 Michael Smith
Substitutes:
GK 12 Lewis Price
DF 25 Shaun Cummings
DF 18 Ben Purrington
MF 7 Anthony Forde Substituted in 111'
MF 8 Matt Palmer
MF 23 Ryan Williams Substituted in 75'
FW 31 Caolan Lavery Substituted in 71'
Manager:
Paul Warne
GK 1 Dean Henderson
RB 13 James Bolton Yellow card 38' Substituted off 73'
CB 22 Aristote Nsiala
CB 5 Mat Sadler Yellow card 103'
LB 6 Omar Beckles
RM 7 Shaun Whalley Yellow card 27'
CM 16 Bryn Morris Substituted off 56'
CM 4 Ben Godfrey
LM 23 Alex Rodman
CF 20 Jon Nolan
CF 9 Carlton Morris Substituted off 66'
Substitutes:
GK 15 Craig MacGillivray
DF 12 Junior Brown
DF 3 Max Lowe
DF 2 Joe Riley Substituted in 73'
MF 19 Sam Jones
FW 14 Lenell John-Lewis Substituted in 66'
FW 45 Stefan Payne Substituted in 56'
Manager:
Paul Hurst

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Play-Off Final: Match officials confirmed for League One showdown".
  2. ^ Press Association (16 May 2018). "Rotherham dispose of Scunthorpe to seal Wembley play-off final spot". The Guardian.