Freight Rover Trophy

1985-86

 

 

Winners: Bristol City

Runners-up: Bolton Wanderers

Winners from previous season: Wigan Athletic

 

First round
Northern section
Group 1
14 January 1986Crewe Alexandra4-1Stockport County994Gresty Road, Crewe
20 January 1986Stockport County2-2Bolton Wanderers1,874Edgeley Park, Stockport
28 January 1986Bolton Wanderers1-0Crewe Alexandra2,428Burnden Park, Bolton
Final Group 1 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Bolton Wanderers21103241
2Crewe Alexandra21014232
3Stockport County2011261-4
Group 2
14 January 1986Darlington2-0Chesterfield1,057Feethams, Darlington
21 January 1986Chesterfield1-2Burnley1,053Recreation Ground, Chesterfield
13 March 1986Burnley1-1Darlington1,138Turf Moor, Burnley
Final Group 2 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Darlington21103142
2Burnley21103241
3Chesterfield2002140-3
Group 3
15 January 1986Lincoln City1-3Scunthorpe United1,235Sincil Bank, Lincoln
21 January 1986Scunthorpe United3-2Halifax Town1,244Old Show Ground, Scunthorpe
11 February 1986Halifax Town1-1Lincoln City150

The Shay, Halifax

Final Group 3 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Scunthorpe United22006363
2Halifax Town2011341-1
3Lincoln City2011241-2
Group 4
14 January 1986York City0-0Rotherham United2,212Bootham Crescent, York
21 January 1986Rotherham United3-0Hartlepool United1,309Millmoor, Rotherham
28 January 1986Hartlepool United3-2

York City

1,080

Victoria Park, Hartlepool

Final Group 4 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Rotherham United21103043
2Hartlepool United2101353-2
3York City2011231-1

Group 5

20 January 1986Tranmere Rovers2-0Preston North End1,047

Prenton Park, Birkenhead

29 January 1986Preston North End2-0Bury751

Deepdale, Preston

26 February 1986Bury1-2Tranmere Rovers461

Gigg Lane, Bury

Final Group 5 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Tranmere Rovers22004164
2Preston North End21012230
3Bury2002140-3

Group 6

20 January 1986Rochdale1-0Chester City1,164

Spotland, Rochdale

22 January 1986Chester City0-2Wigan Athletic1,375

Sealand Road, Chester

28 January 1986Wigan Athletic6-0Rochdale2,106

Springfield Park, Wigan

Final Group 6 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Wigan Athletic22008068
2Rochdale2101163-5
3Chester City2002030-3

Group 7

21 January 1986Wrexham1-1Port Vale992

Racecourse Ground, Wrexham

23 January 1986Blackpool2-2Wrexham1,611

Bloomfield Road, Blackpool

10 February 1986Port Vale3-1Blackpool1,569

Vale Park, Burslem

Final Group 7 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Port Vale21104242
2Wrexham20203320
3Blackpool2011351-2

Group 8

16 January 1986Notts County1-0Doncaster Rovers1,642

Meadow Lane, Nottingham

21 January 1986Doncaster Rovers1-0Mansfield Town1,584

Belle Vue, Doncaster

11 March 1986Mansfield Town1-0Notts County3,447

Field Mill, Mansfield

Final Group 8 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Doncaster Rovers21011130
2Mansfield Town21011130
3Notts County21011130

Group 8 Play-Offs

17 March 1986Mansfield Town4-2Doncaster Rovers2,895

Field Mill, Mansfield

20 March 1986Notts County0-1Mansfield Town2,409

Meadow Lane, Nottingham

Southern Section

Group 1

14 January 1986Orient3-1AFC Bournemouth947

Brisbane Road, London

21 January 1986AFC Bournemouth5-1Reading1,974

Dean Court, Bournemouth

6 March 1986Reading0-3Orient1,403

Elm Park, Reading

Final Group 1 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Orient22006165
2AFC Bournemouth21016333
3Reading2002080-8

Group 2

14 January 1986Colchester United4-1Southend United1,364

Layer Road, Colchester

21 January 1986

Northampton Town

2-1

Colchester United

1,958

County Ground, Northampton

13 March 1986

Southend United

1-3

Northampton Town

683

Roots Hall, Southend

Final Group 2 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Northampton Town22005263
2Colchester United21015332
3Southend United2002270-5

Group 3

15 January 1986Brentford0-0Derby County2,531

Griffin Park, London

22 January 1986Derby County0-2Gillingham3,721

Baseball Ground, Derby

29 January 1986Gillingham1-1

Brentford

1,464

Priestfield, Gillingham

Final Group 3 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Gillingham21103142
2Brentford20201120
3Derby County2011021-2

Group 4

15 January 1986Hereford United2-0

Bristol Rovers

1,770

Edgar Street, Hereford

21 January 1986Bristol Rovers2-1

Swindon Town

2,335

Eastville, Bristol

11 March 1986Swindon Town1-1Hereford United3,692

County Ground, Swindon

Final Group 4 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Hereford United21103152
2Bristol Rovers2101233-1
3Swindon Town2011231-1

Group 5

14 January 1986Aldershot0-1Cambridge United826

Recreation Ground, Aldershot

21 January 1986Cambridge United4-1Peterborough United2,253

Abbey Stadium, Cambridge

17 April 1986Peterborough United2-0Aldershot279

London Road, Peterborough

Final Group 5 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Cambridge United22005164
2Peterborough United2101343-1
3Aldershot2002030-3

Group 6

14 January 1986Bristol City0-0Plymouth Argyle2,402

Ashton Gate, Bristol

21 January 1986Plymouth Argyle0-1Walsall3,198

Home Park, Plymouth

28 January 1986Walsall1-2Bristol City2,625

Fellows Park, Walsall

Final Group 6 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Bristol City21102141
2Walsall21012230
3Plymouth Argyle2011011-1
Group 7
20 January 1986Swansea City1-1Newport County2,863Vetch Field, Swansea
21 January 1986Newport County1-0Cardiff City1,863Somerton Park, Newport
28 January 1986Cardiff City0-2Swansea City1,006

Ninian Park, Cardiff

Final Group 7 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Swansea City21103142
2Newport County21102141
3Cardiff City2002030-3

Group 8

14 January 1986Exeter City1-1Wolverhampton Wanderers1,278

St James's Park, Exeter

22 January 1986Wolverhampton Wanderers1-1Torquay United1,618

Molineux, Wolverhampton

29 January 1986Torquay United1-0Exeter City1,046

Plainmoor, Torquay

Final Group 8 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Torquay United21102141
2Wolverhampton Wanderers20202220
3Exeter City2011121-1

Quarter-finals

Northern section

18 February 1986Wigan Athletic3-0Rotherham United2,597

Springfield Park, Wigan

10 March 1986Scunthorpe United1-1

Port Vale

(won 3-4 on pens.)

1,415

Old Show Ground, Scunthorpe

(aet)

11 March 1986Bolton Wanderers2-1Tranmere Rovers3,865

Burnden Park, Bolton

27 March 1986

Darlington

3-0Mansfield Town1,425

Feethams, Darlington

Southern section

19 February 1986

Swansea City

1-0Torquay United2,200

Vetch Field, Swansea

24 February 1986

Gillingham

2-0Cambridge United1,812

Priestfield, Gillingham

24 March 1986

Orient

1-2Hereford United1,113

Brisbane Road, London

27 March 1986

Bristol City

3-2Northampton Town3,038

Ashton Gate, Bristol

Semi-finals
Northern section
26 March 1986

Port Vale

1-2Wigan Athletic4,832

Vale Park, Burslem

1 May 1986

Darlington

0-3Bolton Wanderers3,771

Feethams, Darlington

Southern section

2 April 1986

Hereford United

(won 5-4 on pens.)

0-0Swansea City3,725

Edgar Street, Hereford

(aet)

16 April 1986

Bristol City

3-0

Gillingham

5,707Ashton Gate, Bristol

Final

Northern section: 1st leg

6 May 1986

Wigan Athletic

0-1

Bolton Wanderers

6,975

Springfield Park, Wigan

Southern section: 1st leg

6 May 1986

Hereford United

2-0

Bristol City

7,608

Edgar Street, Hereford

Northern section: 2nd leg

9 May 1986

Bolton Wanderers

2-1

Wigan Athletic

12,120

Burnden Park, Bolton

(Bolton Wanderers win 3-1 on aggregate)

Southern section: 2nd leg
9 May 1986

Bristol City

3-0

Hereford United

11,558

Ashton Gate, Bristol

(Bristol City win 3-2 on aggregate)

National final
24 May 1986

Bristol City

3-0

Bolton Wanderers

54,502

Wembley Stadium, London