England football league play-offs

3rd tier/level teams, results & promoted teams

What are the results for the level 3 play-offs?

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1987 - Division 3

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2 
Wigan Athletic Wigan-Athletic playoff record (4th)2–3Swindon Town Swindon-Town playoff record (3rd)2–30–0 
Gillingham Gillingham playoff record (5th)6–6Sunderland Sunderland playoff record (20th Div 2)3–23–4aet - Gillingham win on away goals

Final

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Gillingham2–2Swindon Town1–01–2

Replay

 Score 
Swindon Town2–0Gillingham

Swindon Town promoted

Play-off results for 1987 1987 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

1988 - Division 3

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Notts County Notts-County playoff record (4th)2–4Walsall Walsall playoff record (3rd)1–31–1
Bristol City Bristol-City playoff record (5th)2–1Sheffield United Sheffield-United playoff record (21st Div 2)1–01–1

Final

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Bristol City3–3Walsall1–32–0

Replay

 Score 
Walsall4–0Bristol City

Walsall promoted

Play-off results for 1988 1988 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

1989 - Division 3

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Preston North End Preston-North-End playoff record (6th)1–4Port Vale Port-Vale playoff record (3rd)1–11–3
Bristol Rovers Bristol-Rovers playoff record (5th)5–0Fulham Fulham playoff record (4th)1–04–0

Final

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Bristol Rovers1–2Port Vale1–10–1

Port Vale promoted

Play-off results for 1989 1989 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

1990 - Division 3

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Bolton Wanderers Bolton-Wanderers playoff record (6th)1–3Notts County Notts-County playoff record (3rd)1–10–2
Bury Bury playoff record (5th)0–2Tranmere Rovers Tranmere-Rovers playoff record (4th)0–00–2

Final

 Score 
Notts County2 – 0Tranmere Rovers

Notts County promoted

Play-off results for 1990 1990 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

1991 - Division 3

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Brentford Brentford playoff record (6th)2–3Tranmere Rovers Tranmere-Rovers playoff record (5th)2–20–1
Bury Bury playoff record (7th)1–2Bolton Wanderers Bolton-Wanderers playoff record (4th)1–10–1

Final

 Score 
Tranmere Rovers1 – 0 aetBolton Wanderers

Tranmere Rovers promoted

Play-off results for 1991 1991 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

1992 - Division 3

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Peterborough United Peterborough-United playoff record (6th)4–3Huddersfield Town Huddersfield-Town playoff record (3rd)2–22–1
Stockport County Stockport-County playoff record (5th)2–1Stoke City Stoke-City playoff record (4th)1–01–1

Final

 Score 
Peterborough United2 – 1Stockport County

Peterborough United promoted

Play-off results for 1992 1992 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

1993 - Division 2

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Stockport County Stockport-County playoff record (6th)1–2Port Vale Port-Vale playoff record (3rd)1–10–1
Swansea City Swansea-City playoff record (5th)2–3West Bromwich Albion West-Bromwich-Albion playoff record (4th)2–10–2

Final

 Score 
West Bromwich Albion3 – 0Port Vale

West Bromwich Albion promoted

Play-off results for 1993 1993 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

1994 - Division 2

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Burnley Burnley playoff record (6th)3–1Plymouth Argyle Plymouth-Argyle playoff record (3rd)0–03–1
York City York-City playoff record (5th)0–1Stockport County Stockport-County playoff record (4th)0–00–1

Final

 Score 
Burnley2 – 1Stockport County

Burnley promoted

Play-off results for 1994 1994 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

1995 - Division 2

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2 
Bristol Rovers Bristol-Rovers playoff record (4th)1–1Crewe Alexandra Crewe-Alexandra playoff record (3rd)0–01–1 
Huddersfield Town Huddersfield-Town playoff record (5th)2–2 aetBrentford Brentford playoff record (2nd)1–11–1(4–3 pens)

Final

 Score 
Huddersfield Town2 – 1Bristol Rovers

Huddersfield Town promoted

Play-off results for 1995 1995 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

1996 - Division 2

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Bradford City Bradford-City playoff record (6th)3–2Blackpool Blackpool playoff record (3rd)0–23–0
Crewe Alexandra Crewe-Alexandra playoff record (5th)2–3Notts County Notts-County playoff record (4th)2–20–1

Final

 Score 
Bradford City2 – 0Notts County

Bradford City promoted

Play-off results for 1996 1996 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

1997 - Division 2

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Crewe Alexandra Crewe-Alexandra playoff record (6th)4–3Luton Town Luton-Town playoff record (3rd)2–12–2
Bristol City Bristol-City playoff record (5th)2–4Brentford Brentford playoff record (4th)1–21–2

Final

 Score 
Crewe Alexandra1 – 0Brentford

Crewe Alexandra promoted

Play-off results for 1997 1997 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

1998 - Division 2

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Fulham Fulham playoff record (6th)1–2Grimsby Town Grimsby-Town playoff record (3rd)1–10–1
Bristol Rovers Bristol-Rovers playoff record (5th)3–4Northampton Town Northampton-Town playoff record (4th)3–10–3

Final

 Score 
Grimsby Town1 – 0Northampton Town

Grimsby Town promoted

Play-off results for 1998 1998 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

1999 - Division 2

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Wigan Athletic Wigan-Athletic playoff record (6th)1–2Manchester City Manchester-City playoff record (3rd)1–10–1
Preston North End Preston-North-End playoff record (5th)1–2Gillingham Gillingham playoff record (4th)1–10–1

Final

 Score  
Manchester City2 – 2Gillinghamaet (3-1 pens)

Manchester City promoted

Play-off results for 1999 1999 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

2000 - Division 2

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Stoke City Stoke-City playoff record (6th)3–5Gillingham Gillingham playoff record (3rd)3–20–3
Millwall Millwall playoff record (5th)0–1Wigan Athletic Wigan-Athletic playoff record (4th)0–00–1

Final

 Score 
Gillingham3 – 2 aetWigan Athletic

Gillingham promoted

Play-off results for 2000 2000 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

2001 - Division 2

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Wigan Athletic Wigan-Athletic playoff record (6th)1–2Reading Reading playoff record (3rd)0–01–2
Stoke City Stoke-City playoff record (5th)2–4Walsall Walsall playoff record (4th)0–02–4

Final

 Score 
Walsall3 – 2 aetReading

Walsall promoted

Play-off results for 2001 2001 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

2002 - Division 2

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Huddersfield Town Huddersfield-Town playoff record (6th)1–2Brentford Brentford playoff record (3rd)0–01–2
Stoke City Stoke-City playoff record (5th)3–2Cardiff City Cardiff-City playoff record (4th)1–22–0

Final

 Score 
Stoke City2 – 0Brentford

Stoke City promoted

Play-off results for 2002 2002 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

2003 - Division 2

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Cardiff City Cardiff-City playoff record (6th)1–0Bristol City Bristol-City playoff record (3rd)1–00–0
Oldham Athletic Oldham-Athletic playoff record (5th)1–2Queens Park Rangers Queens-Park-Rangers playoff record (4th)1–10–1

Final

 Score 
Cardiff City1 – 0 aetQueens Park Rangers

Cardiff City promoted

Play-off results for 2003 2003 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

2004 - Division 2

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2 
Hartlepool United Hartlepool-United playoff record (6th)2–3Bristol City Bristol-City playoff record (3rd)1–11–2 
Swindon Town Swindon-Town playoff record (5th)2–2 aetBrighton & Hove Albion Brighton-and-Hove-Albion playoff record (4th)0–12–1(3–4 pens)

Final

 Score 
Brighton & Hove Albion1 – 0Bristol City

Brighton & Hove Albion promoted

Play-off results for 2004 2004 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

2005 - League 1

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2 
Hartlepool United Hartlepool-United playoff record (6th)2–2 aetTranmere Rovers Tranmere-Rovers playoff record (3rd)2–00–2(6–5 pens)
Sheffield Wednesday Sheffield-Wednesday playoff record (5th)3–1Brentford Brentford playoff record (4th)1–02–1 

Final

 Score 
Sheffield Wednesday4 – 2 aetHartlepool United

Sheffield Wednesday promoted

Play-off results for 2005 2005 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

2006 - League 1

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Swansea City Swansea-City playoff record (6th)3–1Brentford Brentford playoff record (3rd)1–12–0
Barnsley Barnsley playoff record (5th)3–2Huddersfield Town Huddersfield-Town playoff record (4th)0–13–1

Final

 Score  
Barnsley2 – 2Swansea Cityaet (4-3 pens)

Barnsley promoted

Play-off results for 2006 2006 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

2007 - League 1

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Oldham Athletic Oldham-Athletic playoff record (6th)2–5Blackpool Blackpool playoff record (3rd)1–21–3
Yeovil Town Yeovil-Town playoff record (5th)5–4 aetNottingham Forest Nottingham-Forest playoff record (4th)0–25–2

Final

 Score 
Blackpool2 – 0Yeovil Town

Blackpool promoted

Play-off results for 2007 2007 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

2008 - League 1

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Southend United Southend-United playoff record (6th)1–5Doncaster Rovers Doncaster-Rovers playoff record (3rd)0–01–5
Leeds United Leeds-United playoff record (5th)3–2Carlisle United Carlisle-United playoff record (4th)1–22–0

Final

 Score 
Doncaster Rovers1 – 0Leeds United

Doncaster Rovers promoted

Play-off results for 2008 2008 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

2009 - League 1

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2 
Scunthorpe United Scunthorpe-United playoff record (6th)1–1 aetMilton Keynes Dons Milton-Keynes-Dons playoff record (3rd)1–10–0(7–6 pens)
Millwall Millwall playoff record (5th)2–1Leeds United Leeds-United playoff record (4th)1–01–1 

Final

 Score 
Millwall2 – 3Scunthorpe United

Scunthorpe United promoted

Play-off results for 2009 2009 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

2010 - League 1

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2 
Huddersfield Town Huddersfield-Town playoff record (6th)0–2Millwall Millwall playoff record (3rd)0–00–2 
Swindon Town Swindon-Town playoff record (5th)3–3 aetCharlton Athletic Charlton-Athletic playoff record (4th)2–11–2(5–4 pens)

Final

 Score 
Millwall1 – 0Swindon Town

Millwall promoted

Play-off results for 2010 2010 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

2011 - League 1

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2 
Bournemouth Bournemouth playoff record (6th)4-4 aetHuddersfield Town Huddersfield-Town playoff record (3rd)1–13–3(2-4 pens)
Milton Keynes Dons Milton-Keynes-Dons playoff record (5th)3–4Peterborough United Peterborough-United playoff record (4th)3–20-2 

Final

 Score 
Huddersfield Town0 – 3Peterborough United

Peterborough United promoted

Play-off results for 2011 2011 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

2012 - League 1

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Stevenage Stevenage playoff record (6th)0-1Sheffield United Sheffield-United playoff record (3rd)0–00-1
Milton Keynes Dons Milton-Keynes-Dons playoff record (5th)2-3Huddersfield Town Huddersfield-Town playoff record (4th)0–22-1

Final

 Score  
Sheffield United0–0Huddersfield Town(7-8 after 11 pens)

Huddersfield Town promoted

Play-off results for 2012 2012 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

2013 - Championship

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Leicester City Leicester-City playoff record (6th)2-3Watford Watford playoff record (3rd)1–01-3
Crystal Palace Crystal-Palace playoff record (5th)2-0Brighton & Hove Albion Brighton-and-Hove-Albion playoff record (4th)0–02-0

Final

 Score  
Watford0–1Crystal Palaceaet

Crystal Palace promoted

Play-off results for 2013 2013 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

2013 - League 1

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2 
Swindon Town Swindon-Town playoff record (6th)4-4Brentford Brentford playoff record (3rd)1–13-3(4-5 pens)
Sheffield United Sheffield-United playoff record (5th)1-2Yeovil Town Yeovil-Town playoff record (4th)1–00-2 

Final

 Score 
Brentford1–2Yeovil Town

Yeovil Town promoted

Play-off results for 2013 2013 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

2014 - Championship

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2 
Derby County Derby-County playoff record (6th)6-2Brighton & Hove Albion Brighton-and-Hove-Albion playoff record (3rd)2–14-1 
Wigan Athletic Wigan-Athletic playoff record (5th)1-2Queens Park Rangers Queens-Park-Rangers playoff record (4th)0–01-2aet

Final

 Score 
Derby County0–1Queens Park Rangers

Queens Park Rangers promoted

Play-off results for 2014 2014 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

2014 - League 1

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Peterborough United Peterborough-United playoff record (6th)2-3Leyton Orient Leyton-Orient playoff record (3rd)1–11-2
Preston North End Preston-North-End playoff record (5th)2-4Rotherham United Rotherham-United playoff record (4th)1–11-3

Final

 Score  
Leyton Orient2–2Rotherham Unitedaet (3-4 pens)

Rotherham United promoted

Play-off results for 2014 2014 playoff ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table