2018 EFL League One
play-off final
Wembley Stadium, illuminated.jpg
Event2017–18 EFL League One
Date27 May 2018
VenueWembley Stadium, London
RefereeRobert Jones
Attendance26,218
2017
2019

The 2018 EFL League One play-off Final was a football match played at the Wembley Stadium on 27 May 2018, to determine the third and final team to gain promotion from League One to Championship of the English Football League in the 2017–18 season. It was contested by Shrewsbury Town, who finished third in the League One table, and Rotherham United, who finished fourth. The teams reached the final by defeating Charlton Athletic and Scunthorpe United respectively in two-legged semi-finals.

Match

Details

27 May 2018
15:00 BST
Rotherham United 2–1
(a.e.t.)
Shrewsbury Town Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 26,218
Referee: Robert Jones
Wood Goal 32'103' Report Rodman Goal 58'
Rotherham United
Shrewsbury Town
GK 13 Flag of Slovakia Marek Rodák
RB 2 Flag of England Josh Emmanuel
CB 5 Flag of Nigeria Semi Ajayi
CB 6 Flag of England Richard Wood
LB 3 Flag of England Joe Mattock
CM 17 Flag of Republic of Ireland Richie Towell
CM 4 Flag of England Will Vaulks
RM 11 Flag of England Jon Taylor Substituted off in the 75th minute 75'
AM 10 Flag of England David Ball Substituted off in the 71st minute 71'
LM 22 Flag of England Joe Newell Substituted off in the 111th minute 111'
CF 24 Flag of England Michael Smith
Substitutes:
GK 12 Flag of Wales Lewis Price
DF 25 Flag of Jamaica Shaun Cummings
DF 18 Flag of England Ben Purrington
MF 7 Flag of Republic of Ireland Anthony Forde Substituted on in the 111th minute 111'
MF 8 Flag of England Matt Palmer
MF 23 Flag of Australia Ryan Williams Substituted on in the 75th minute 75'
FW 31 Flag of Northern Ireland Caolan Lavery Substituted on in the 71st minute 71'
Manager:
Flag of England Paul Warne
GK 1 Flag of England Dean Henderson
RB 13 Flag of England James Bolton Booked in the 38th minute 38' Substituted off in the 73rd minute 73'
CB 22 Flag of DR Congo Aristote Nsiala
CB 5 Flag of England Mat Sadler Booked in the 103rd minute 103'
LB 6 Flag of England Omar Beckles
RM 7 Flag of England Shaun Whalley Booked in the 27th minute 27'
CM 16 Flag of England Bryn Morris Substituted off in the 56th minute 56'
CM 4 Flag of England Ben Godfrey
LM 23 Flag of England Alex Rodman
CF 20 Flag of England Jon Nolan
CF 9 Flag of England Carlton Morris Substituted off in the 66th minute 66'
Substitutes:
GK 15 Flag of England Craig MacGillivray
DF 12 Flag of England Junior Brown
DF 3 Flag of England Max Lowe
DF 2 Flag of England Joe Riley Substituted on in the 73rd minute 73'
MF 19 Flag of Wales Sam Jones
FW 14 Flag of England Lenell John-Lewis Substituted on in the 66th minute 66'
FW 45 Flag of England Stefan Payne Substituted on in the 56th minute 56'
Manager:
Flag of England Paul Hurst
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