1987 Football League Fourth Division play-off Final
|Event||1986–87 Football League Fourth Division|
|Date||22 May 1987|
|Venue||Recreation Ground, Aldershot|
|Date||25 May 1987|
The 1987 Football League Fourth Division play-off final was a two-legged football tie played in May 1987 at the end of the 1986–87 season. It determined the third and final team to gain promotion from the Fourth Division to the Third Division, and was contested by Aldershot and Wolverhampton Wanderers. This was the first-ever play-off final to be staged in English football.
Aldershot won the tie 3–0 on aggregate, having won both legs of the tie.
|22 May 1987||Aldershot||2–0||Wolverhampton Wanderers||Recreation Ground, Aldershot|
|19:45 BST||McDonald 4'
Barnes 47' (pen.)
Referee: Allan Gunn (Burgess Hill)
|25 May 1987||Wolverhampton Wanderers||0–1|
|15:00 BST||Barnes 81'||Attendance: 19,962|
Referee: Keith Hackett (Sheffield)
- 1987 Football League Fourth Division play-off Final at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)