2019 EFL League Two play-off Final

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2019 EFL League Two play-off final
2019 EFL League Two play-off Final programme.jpeg
Match programme cover
Event2018–19 EFL League Two
After extra time
Date25 May 2019
VenueWembley Stadium, London
RefereeRoss Joyce
Attendance25,217
Weather23 °C (73 °F) (sunny)
2018
2020

The 2019 EFL League Two play-off Final was a football match played at Wembley Stadium on 25 May 2019.[1] By winning the game, Tranmere Rovers won promotion to the 2019–20 EFL League One.[2]

Route to the final[edit]

Note: In all results below, the score of the finalist is given first (H: home; A: away).

Newport County Round Tranmere Rovers
Final league position
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
4 Mansfield Town 46 20 16 10 69 41 +28 76
5 Forest Green Rovers 46 20 14 12 68 47 +21 74
6 Tranmere Rovers 46 20 13 13 63 50 +13 73
7 Newport County 46 20 11 15 59 59 0 71
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Play-offs Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
Mansfield Town 1–1 (5–3 p.) 1–1 (H) 0–0 (a.e.t.) (A) Semi-finals Forest Green Rovers 2–1 1–0 (H) 1–1 (A)

Match[edit]

Details[edit]

Newport County0–1 (a.e.t.)Tranmere Rovers
Report Jennings Goal 119'
Attendance: 25,217
Referee: Ross Joyce


Newport County
Tranmere Rovers
GK 1 England Joe Day
CB 26 Wales Regan Poole Yellow card 112'
CB 25 Republic of Ireland Mark O'Brien (c) Yellow card 67' Yellow-red card 89'
CB 28 England Mickey Demetriou
RM 7 England Robbie Willmott Substituted off 105'
CM 4 England Joss Labadie Substituted off 72'
CM 17 England Scot Bennett
LM 3 England Dan Butler
AM 16 Wales Josh Sheehan Substituted off 90'
CF 9 Republic of Ireland Pádraig Amond
CF 11 Jamaica Jamille Matt Yellow card 55' Substituted off 103'
Substitutes:
DF 2 Wales David Pipe
MF 8 England Matt Dolan Substituted in 72'
MF 10 Guyana Keanu Marsh-Brown Substituted in 105'
MF 15 Wales Tyreeq Bakinson Substituted in 103'
MF 22 England Andrew Crofts Substituted in 90'
FW 14 England Ade Azeez
FW 27 England Harry McKirdy
Manager:
Wales Michael Flynn
GK 1 England Scott Davies (c)
RB 14 England Jake Caprice
CB 4 England Sid Nelson Substituted off 115'
CB 6 Cameroon Manny Monthé
LB 3 England Liam Ridehalgh
DM 17 England David Perkins Yellow card 77'
DM 8 England Jay Harris Substituted off 53'
RM 19 England Kieron Morris Substituted off 82'
LM 11 England Connor Jennings
AM 28 England Oliver Banks
CF 10 England James Norwood
Substitutes
GK 25 Wales Luke Pilling
DF 2 England Adam Buxton Substituted in 115'
DF 5 England Steve McNulty Substituted in 82'
MF 22 England Harvey Gilmour
MF 27 England Ben Pringle Substituted in 53'
FW 9 England Paul Mullin
FW 29 England Chris Dagnall
Manager:
Scotland Micky Mellon

Assistant referees:[3]
Nik Barnard
Rob Smith
Fourth official:[3]
Eddie Ilderton
Reserve assistant referee:[3]
Matthew Lee

Match rules[4]

  • 90 minutes
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level
  • Seven named substitutes
  • Maximum of three substitutions, with a fourth allowed in extra time

References[edit]

  1. ^ "EFL Official Website - Rules & Regulations". Efl.com. Retrieved 28 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Connor Jennings heads Tranmere into League One with extra-time winner". The Guardian. 25 May 2019. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  3. ^ a b c "EFL appointments: League Two Play-off Final - News - Official EFL Website". efl.com. EFL. 17 May 2019. Retrieved 22 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Rules of the FA Challenge Cup competition" (PDF). The Football Association. Retrieved 29 April 2019.