1988 Football League Third Division play-off Final

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1988 Football League Third Division play-off Final
Event1987–88 Football League Third Division
Walsall won 4–0 in a replay
First leg
Date25 May 1988
VenueAshton Gate, Bristol
Attendance25,128
Second leg
Date28 May 1988
VenueFellows Park, Walsall
Attendance13,941
1987
1989

The 1988 Football League Third Division play-off final was a two-legged football tie played in May 1988 at the end of the 1987–88 season. It determined the third and final team to gain promotion from the Third Division to the Second Division, and was contested by Bristol City and Walsall.[1]

Walsall won the tie 4–0 in a replay at Fellows Park after the sides drew 3–3 on aggregate.

Match Details[edit]

First leg[edit]

25 May 1988 Bristol City1–3WalsallAshton Gate, Bristol
Walsh Goal 38' Christie Goal 63'
Kelly Goal 79'90'
Attendance: 25,128
1 Keith Waugh
2 Andy Llewellyn
3 Rob Newman
4 Glenn Humphries
5 John Pender
6 Steve McClaren
7 Ralph Milne
8 Steve Galliers
9 Carl Shutt
10 Alan Walsh
11 Steve Neville Substituted off
Substitutes:
12 Joe Jordan Substituted in
Manager:
Joe Jordan
1 Fred Barber
2 Mark Taylor
3 Richard O'Kelly Substituted off
4 Craig Shakespeare
5 Graeme Forbes
6 Mark Goodwin
7 Phil Hawker
8 Peter Hart
9 Trevor Christie
10 David Kelly
11 Willie Naughton
Substitutes:
12 Mark Jones Substituted in
Manager:
Tommy Coakley

Second leg[edit]

28 May 1988 Walsall0–2Bristol CityFellows Park, Walsall
Newman Goal 31'
Shutt Goal 65'
Attendance: 13,941
1 Fred Barber
2 Mark Taylor
3 Andy Dornan
4 Craig Shakespeare
5 Graeme Forbes
6 Mark Goodwin
7 Phil Hawker
8 Peter Hart
9 Trevor Christie
10 David Kelly
11 Willie Naughton
Manager:
Tommy Coakley
1 Keith Waugh
2 Andy Llewellyn
3 Rob Newman
4 Glenn Humphries
5 John Pender
6 Steve McClaren
7 Ralph Milne
8 Steve Galliers
9 Carl Shutt Substituted off
10 Alan Walsh
11 Joe Jordan
Substitutes:
12 Tony Caldwell Substituted in
Manager:
Joe Jordan

Replay[edit]

30 May 1988 Walsall4–0Bristol CityFellows Park, Walsall
Kelly Goal 11'17'64'
Hawker Goal 19'
Attendance: 13,007
1 Fred Barber
2 Mark Taylor
3 Andy Dornan Substituted off
4 Craig Shakespeare
5 Graeme Forbes
6 Mark Goodwin Substituted off
7 Phil Hawker
8 Peter Hart
9 Trevor Christie
10 David Kelly
11 Willie Naughton
Substitutes:
12 Mark Jones Substituted in
13 Paul Sanderson Substituted in
Manager:
Tommy Coakley
1 Keith Waugh
2 Andy Llewellyn
3 Rob Newman
4 Glenn Humphries
5 John Pender
6 Steve McClaren
7 Ralph Milne
8 Steve Galliers
9 Carl Shutt Red card
10 Alan Walsh
11 Joe Jordan
Manager:
Joe Jordan

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988 Football League Third Division play-off Final at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)