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1987 Football League Trophy Final

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Date  24 May 1987
Attendance  58,586
Referee  A.Gunn (Burgess Hill)
1987 Football League Trophy Final
Event  1986–87 Football League Trophy
Venue  Wembley Stadium, London

The 1987 Football League Trophy Final, known as the Freight Rover Trophy for sponsorship reasons, was the 4th final of the domestic football cup competition for teams from the Third Division and Fourth Division. The final was played at Wembley Stadium, London on 24 May 1987, and was contested by Bristol City and Mansfield Town. With the score tied at 1–1 after extra time, Mansfield Town won the match in a penalty shootout.

The match was the first ever final at Wembley to be decided by a penalty shootout, and the trophy was Mansfield Town's first major honours in the club's history.


1987 Football League Trophy Final Wikipedia

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