Freight Rover Trophy

1986-87

 

 

Winners: Mansfield Town

Runners-up: Bristol City

Winners from previous season: Bristol City

 

First round
Northern section
Group 1
24 November 1986Middlesbrough3-0Doncaster Rovers3,977Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough
2 December 1986Chesterfield2-1Middlesbrough1,764Recreation Ground, Chesterfield
9 December 1986Doncaster Rovers0-0Chesterfield1,006Belle Vue, Doncaster
Final Group 1 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Chesterfield21102141
2Middlesbrough21014232
3Doncaster Rovers2011031-3
Group 2
2 December 1986Crewe Alexandra1-2Chester City1,271Gresty Road, Crewe
16 December 1986Chester City1-1Preston North End1,125Sealand Road, Chester
5 January 1987Preston North End1-0Crewe Alexandra2,301Deepdale, Preston
Final Group 2 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Chester City21103241
2Preston North End21102141
3Crewe Alexandra2002130-2
Group 3
2 December 1986Mansfield Town2-2Halifax Town1,944Field Mill, Mansfield
5 December 1986Halifax Town0-0Rotherham United1,017The Shay, Halifax
9 December 1986Rotherham United1-1Mansfield Town1,317

Millmoor, Rotherham

Final Group 3 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Mansfield Town20203320
2Halifax Town20202220
3Rotherham United20201120
Group 4
25 November 1986Lincoln City1-0Scunthorpe United1,003Sincil Bank, Lincoln
2 December 1986Scunthorpe United1-0Hartlepool United952Old Show Ground, Scunthorpe
6 December 1986Hartlepool United0-0

Lincoln City

938

Victoria Park, Hartlepool

Final Group 4 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Lincoln City21101041
2Scunthorpe United21011130
3Hartlepool United2011011-1

Group 5

25 November 1986Wrexham6-1Tranmere Rovers1,385

Racecourse Ground, Wrexham

16 December 1986Wigan Athletic2-2Wrexham1,465

Springfield Park, Wigan

3 February 1987Tranmere Rovers2-3Wigan Athletic1,217

Prenton Park, Birkenhead

Final Group 5 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Wrexham21108345
2Wigan Athletic21105441
3Tranmere Rovers2002390-6

Group 6

25 November 1986York City4-1Darlington1,630

Bootham Crescent, York

2 December 1986Darlington2-2Rochdale766

Feethams, Darlington

6 January 1987Rochdale1-1York City783

Spotland, Rochdale

Final Group 6 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1York City21105243
2Rochdale20203320
3Darlington2011361-3

Group 7

6 December 1986Bury3-1Stockport County1,261Gigg Lane, Bury
8 December 1986Stockport County0-1Carlisle United1,000

Edgeley Road, Stockport

16 December 1986Carlisle United3-2Bury1,103

Brunton Park, Carlisle

Final Group 7 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Carlisle United22004262
2Bury21015431
3Stockport County2002140-3

Group 8

2 December 1986Bolton Wanderers1-0Blackpool3,395

Burnden Park, Bolton

9 December 1986Blackpool2-3Burnley1,448

Bloomfield Road, Blackpool

16 December 1986Burnley0-2Bolton Wanderers1,464

Turf Moor, Burnley

Final Group 8 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Bolton Wanderers22003063
2Burnley2101343-1
3Blackpool2002240-2

Southern Section

Group 1

25 November 1986Colchester United2-1Peterborough United1,404

Layer Road, Colchester

3 December 1986Peterborough United3-3Aldershot1,200

London Road, Peterborough

9 December 1986Aldershot4-2Colchester United993

Recreation Ground, Aldershot

Final Group 1 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Aldershot21107542
2Colchester United2101453-1
3Peterborough United2011451-1

Group 2

25 November 1986Notts County0-5Gillingham1,668

Meadow Lane, Nottingham

16 December 1986

Gillingham

1-0

Northampton Town

2,046

Priestfield, Gillingham

5 January 1987

Northampton Town

3-0Notts County3,578

County Ground, Northampton

Final Group 2 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Gillingham22006066
2Northampton Town21013132
3Notts County2002080-8

Group 3

2 December 1986Cambridge United0-4Fulham1,355

Abbey Stadium, Cambridge

16 December 1986Southend United5-4Cambridge United945

Roots Hall, Southend

6 January 1987Fulham1-2

Southend United

1,456Craven Cottage, London
Final Group 3 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Southend United22007562
2Fulham21015233
3Cambridge United2002490-5

Group 4

2 December 1986Cardiff City0-1

Wolverhampton Wanderers

1,201

Ninian Park, Cardiff

16 December 1986Wolverhampton Wanderers4-3AFC Bournemouth1,923

Molineux, Wolverhampton

6 January 1987AFC Bournemouth1-0Cardiff City1,482

Dean Court, Bournemouth

Final Group 4 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Wolverhampton Wanderers22005362
2AFC Bournemouth21014430
3Cardiff City2002020-2

Group 5

2 December 1986Torquay United0-0Swansea City601

Plainmoor, Torquay

9 December 1986Swansea City3-0Walsall2,909

Vetch Field, Swansea

16 December 1986Walsall1-0Torquay United3,107

Fellows Park, Walsall

Final Group 5 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Swansea City21103043
2Walsall2101133-2
3Torquay United2011011-1

Group 6

26 November 1986Exeter City1-1Bristol City1,338

St James's Park, Exeter

16 December 1986Bristol City3-0Bristol Rovers6,903

Ashton Gate, Bristol

7 January 1987Bristol Rovers1-1Exeter City1,608

Twerton Park, Bath

Final Group 6 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Bristol City21104143
2Exeter City20202220
3Bristol Rovers2011141-3
Group 7
9 December 1986Swindon Town3-0Orient3,085County Ground, Swindon
15 December 1986Orient1-5Brentford749Brisbane Road, London
6 January 1987Brentford4-2Swindon Town1,110

Griffin Park, London

Final Group 7 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Brentford22009366
2Swindon Town21015431
3Orient2002180-7

Group 8

10 December 1986Hereford United4-0Newport County1,358

Edgar Street, Hereford

22 December 1986Port Vale1-0Hereford United994

Vale Park, Burslem

6 January 1987Newport County2-1Port Vale826

Somerton Park, Newport

Final Group 8 tablePWDLFAPtsGoal Diff
1Hereford United21014133
2Port Vale21012230
3Newport County2101253-2

Second round

Northern section

21 January 1987Carlisle United1-2Preston North End1,400

Brunton Park, Carlisle

21 January 1987

Chester City

(won 5-4 on pens.)

1-1

Lincoln City

1,194

Sealand Road, Chester

(aet)

21 January 1987Halifax Town1-2Middlesbrough1,411

The Shay, Halifax

21 January 1987

Bolton Wanderers

2-1Burnley3,698

Burnden Park, Bolton

27 January 1987

Rochdale

3-0Chesterfield890

Spotland, Rochdale

27 January 1987

Scunthorpe United

1-2Wrexham1,227

Old Show Ground, Scunthorpe

27 January 1987

York City

0-1Mansfield Town2,061

Bootham Crescent, York

10 February 1987

Bury

(won 5-4 on pens.)

1-1Wigan Athletic2,112

Gigg Lane, Bury

(aet)

Southern section

20 January 1987

Exeter City

0-1Port Vale1,635

St James's Park, Exeter

26 January 1987

Aldershot

2-0Swansea City1,198

Recreation Ground, Aldershot

26 January 1987

Brentford

4-2Walsall1,774

Griffin Park, London

26 January 1987

Fulham

3-2Northampton Town2,080

Craven Cottage, London

26 January 1987

Gillingham

2-0Colchester United1,984

Priestfield, Gillingham

26 January 1987

Wolverhampton Wanderers

0-1Hereford United2,892

Molineux, Wolverhampton

27 January 1987

Bristol City

1-0Southend United4,195

Ashton Gate, Bristol

29 January 1987

Swindon Town

(won 4-2 on pens.)

2-2AFC Bournemouth4,524

County Ground, Swindon

(aet)

Quarter-finals
Northern section
10 February 1987

Bolton Wanderers

1-2Chester City3,900

Burnden Park, Bolton

17 February 1987

Rochdale

0-0

Middlesbrough

(won 4-5 on pens.)

2,615

Spotland, Rochdale

(aet)

17 February 1987

Wrexham

2-1

Preston North End

2,193

Racecourse Ground, Wrexham

24 February 1987

Bury

1-2

Mansfield Town

2,455

Gigg Lane, Bury

Southern section

10 February 1987

Aldershot

(won 11-10 on pens.)

1-1Fulham2,571

Recreation Ground, Aldershot

(aet)

10 February 1987

Bristol City

3-0

Brentford

7,425Ashton Gate, Bristol
10 February 1987

Port Vale

3-3

Gillingham

(won 4-5 on pens.)

2,768

Vale Park, Burslem

(aet)

10 February 1987

Swindon Town

4-2

Hereford United

5,739

County Ground, Swindon

Semi-Finals

Northern section

10 March 1987Middlesbrough0-1

Mansfield Town

11,754

Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough

23 March 1987Wrexham1-3

Chester City

5,662

Racecourse Ground, Wrexham

(aet)

Southern section

10 March 1987

Bristol City

2-0

Gillingham

10,508

Ashton Gate, Bristol

10 March 1987

Swindon Town

2-3

Aldershot

8,450

County Ground, Swindon

Area Finals

Northern section: 1st leg

8 April 1987

Mansfield Town

2-0

Chester City

7,679

Field Mill, Mansfield

Southern section: 1st leg
8 April 1987

Aldershot

1-2Bristol City5,000

Recreation Ground, Aldershot

Northern section: 2nd leg
15 April 1987

Chester City

1-0

Mansfield Town

8,187

Sealand Road, Chester

(Mansfield Town win 2-1 on aggregate)

Southern section: 2nd leg

14 April 1987

Bristol City

2-0

Aldershot

16,371

Ashton Gate, Bristol

(Bristol City win 4-1 on aggregate)

National final

24 May 1987

Bristol City

1-1

Mansfield Town

(win 4-5 on pens.)

58,586

Wembley Stadium, London

(aet)