England football league play-offs

Season 1987/1988

Who got promoted via the play-offs in 1988?

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1988 - Division 2

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Blackburn Rovers Blackburn-Rovers playoff record (5th)1–6Chelsea Chelsea playoff record (18th Div 1)0–21–4
Bradford City Bradford-City playoff record (4th)2–3Middlesbrough Middlesbrough playoff record (3rd)2–10–2

Final

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Middlesbrough2–1Chelsea2–00–1

Middlesbrough promoted

2nd tier play-off results 2nd ~ 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

3rd tier play-off results 3rd ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table

1988 - Division 4

Semi-finals

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Torquay United Torquay-United playoff record (5th)3–2Scunthorpe United Scunthorpe-United playoff record (4th)2–11–1
Swansea City Swansea-City playoff record (6th)2–1Rotherham United Rotherham-United playoff record (21st Div 3)1–01–1

Final

TeamAggregateTeamLeg 1Leg 2
Swansea City5–4Torquay United2–13–3

Swansea City promoted

4th tier play-off results 4th ~ Play-off record table Play-off record table