2016 Football League Two play-off Final
The 2016 Football League Two play-off Final was a football match contested between AFC Wimbledon and Plymouth Argyle. The match was played at Wembley Stadium on 30 May 2016. The winner, AFC Wimbledon, was promoted to League One.
|Event||2015–16 Football League Two|
|Date||30 May 2016|
|Venue||Wembley Stadium, London|
|Man of the Match||Lyle Taylor|
This was Wimbledon's second national play-off final win in five years. They had won the Conference National (now National League) play-off final in 2011 over Luton, but the match had to be played at the City of Manchester Stadium due to the 2011 UEFA Champions League Final taking place at Wembley.
Route to the finalEdit
Note: In all results below, the score of the finalist is given first (H: home; A: away).
|Plymouth Argyle||Round||AFC Wimbledon|
|League Two 5th-placed team
|League Two||League Two 7th-placed team
|Opponent||Agg||1st leg||2nd leg||Play-offs||Opponent||Agg||1st leg||2nd leg|
|Portsmouth||3–2||2–2 (A)||1–0 (H)||Semi-finals||Accrington Stanley||3–2||1–0 (H)||2–2 (A)|
|AFC Wimbledon||2–0||Plymouth Argyle|
Akinfenwa 90+10' (pen.)
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- Mitchell, Brendon (18 May 2016). "Accrington Stanley 2–2 AFC Wimbledon". BBC Sport. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
- "Adebayo Akinfenwa: AFC Wimbledon icon released after play-off final win". BBC Sport. 30 May 2016. Retrieved 29 November 2017.