2012–13 FA Trophy

The 2012–13 FA Trophy was the 43rd season of the FA Trophy, the Football Association's cup competition for teams at levels 5–8 of the English football league system. A total of 266 clubs entered the competition. This season's competition was only the third time that the Trophy Holders, in this case York City F.C., were ineligible to defend it due to promotion to the English Football League Two.[1]

2012–13 FA Trophy
FA Challenge Trophy
Country England
 Wales
Teams266
ChampionsWrexham
Runners-upGrimsby Town

The competition was won by Wrexham for the first time, who defeated Grimsby Town 4–1 on penalties, after being held 1–1 in normal time.

CalendarEdit

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Round Date Matches Clubs New entries this round Prize money
Preliminary Round 15 September 2012 54 266 → 212 108 £2,300
First Round Qualifying 29 September 2012 72 212 → 140 90 £2,550
Second Round Qualifying 27 October 2012 36 140 → 104 none £3,250
Third Round Qualifying 10 November 2012 40 104 → 64 44 £4,000
First Round 24 November 2012 32 64 → 32 24 £5,000
Second Round 15 December 2012 16 32 → 16 none £6,000
Third Round 12 January 2013 8 16 → 8 none £7,000
Quarter Finals 26 January 2013 4 8 → 4 none £8,000
Semi Finals 16 February and 23 February 2013 2 4 → 2 none £16,000
Final 24 March 2013 1 2 → 1 none Runner-up £25,000 Winner £50,000

Preliminary roundEdit

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TiesEdit

† – After extra time

TiesEdit

† – After extra time

First round qualifyingEdit

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† – After extra time

Second round qualifyingEdit

† – After extra time

Third round qualifyingEdit

† – After extra time

First roundEdit

This round is the first in which Conference Premier teams join those from lower reaches of the National League System.

† – After extra time

Second roundEdit

Tie no Home team Score Away team Attendance
1 Dartford 3–0 Tonbridge Angels 926
2 Stockport County 1–1 Southport 1,328
replay Southport 3–1 Stockport County 540
3 Sutton United 1–0 Oxford City 347
4 King's Lynn Town 3–1 AFC Telford United 955
5 Bromley 1–0 Kidderminster Harriers 432
6 Forest Green Rovers 1–2 Gainsborough Trinity 496
7 Tamworth 1–1 Corby Town 683
replay Corby Town 2–4 Tamworth 300
8 Cambridge United 0–1 Gateshead 1,019
9 Woking 0–1 Welling United 826
10 Wrexham 3–2 Solihull Moors 1,111
11 Chesham United 1–5 Barrow 470
12 FC Halifax Town 2–1 Maidstone United 747
13 Hereford United 0–3 Chelmsford City 1,124
14 Grimsby Town 4–0 Havant & Waterlooville 1,215
15 Skelmersdale United 2–0 Guiseley 310
16 Matlock Town 1–2 Luton Town 829

Third roundEdit

Tie no Home team Score Away team Attendance
1 King's Lynn Town 0–2 Southport 1,498
2 Sutton United 0–5 Wrexham 775
3 Dartford 4–2 Bromley 1,305
4 Welling United 1–2 Grimsby Town 1,037
5 FC Halifax Town 3–0 Chelmsford City 1,137
6 Gateshead 2–3 Barrow 728
7 Gainsborough Trinity 2–1 Tamworth 496
8 Luton Town 2–0 Skelmersdale United 2,479

Quarter-finalsEdit

Tie no Home team Score Away team Attendance
1 FC Halifax Town 1–1 Dartford 921
replay Dartford 3–2 FC Halifax Town 805
2 Southport 1–3 Wrexham 1,473
3 Gainsborough Trinity 2–0 Barrow 785
4 Grimsby Town 3–0 Luton Town 2,791

Semi-finalsEdit

Source:[12]

First legEdit

Wrexham3–1Gainsborough Trinity
Wright   19'
Cieslewicz   66'
Ashton   90+2'
Report Stamp   27'
Attendance: 3,409
Referee: Andy Madley

Grimsby Town3–0Dartford
Disley   28'85'
Cook   87'
Attendance: 3,573
Referee: James Adcock

Second legEdit

Gainsborough Trinity2–1Wrexham
Hawkridge   26'
Leary   79'
Wright   21'
Attendance: 3,307
Referee: Darren Bond

Wrexham won 4–3 on aggregate.


Dartford0–0Grimsby Town
Attendance: 2,153
Referee: Lee Collins

Grimsby Town won 3–0 on aggregate.

FinalEdit

Grimsby Town1–1 (a.e.t.)Wrexham
Cook   70' Report Thornton   81' (pen.)
Penalties
Hatton  
Brodie  
Colbeck  
1–4   Cieslewicz
  D. Wright
  Westwood
  Hunt
Attendance: 35,266
Referee: Jonathan Moss

ReferencesEdit

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