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1989–90 Associate Members' Cup

  (Redirected from 1989–90 Football League Trophy)

The 1989–90 Associate Members' Cup, known as the 1989–90 Leyland DAF Cup, was the seventh staging of the Associate Members' Cup, a knock-out competition for English football clubs in the Third Division and the Fourth Division. The winners were Tranmere Rovers and the runners-up were Bristol Rovers.

The competition began on 7 November 1989 and ended with the final on 20 May 1990 at Wembley Stadium.

In the first round, there were two sections split into eight groups: North and South. In the following rounds each section gradually eliminates teams in knock-out fashion until each has a winning finalist. At this point, the two winning finalists faced each other in the combined final for the honour of the trophy.


Preliminary roundEdit

Northern SectionEdit

Southern SectionEdit

First roundEdit


Area semi-finalsEdit

Area finalsEdit

Northern Area finalEdit

Doncaster Rovers(1) 1 – 1 (3)Tranmere Rovers

Southern Area finalEdit

Bristol Rovers1–0Notts County
Notts County(0) 0 – 0 (1)Bristol Rovers


Tranmere Rovers2–1Bristol Rovers
Muir   9'
Steel   71'
White   55'
Attendance: 48,402
Referee: V.Callow (Solihull)




  1. ^ a b c d e f g h After extra-time.