2016 FA Trophy Final

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2016 FA Trophy Final
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Event 2015–16 FA Trophy
Date22 May 2016
Venue Wembley Stadium, London
Man of the Match Nicky Wroe (FC Halifax Town)
Referee Lee Mason (Lancashire)
Attendance46,781 (including FA Vase Final)
2015
2017

The 2015–16 FA Trophy Final was the 47th final of the FA Trophy. The match was contested by FC Halifax Town and Grimsby Town. Grimsby Town were beaten finalists in 2013, but it was FC Halifax Town's first final and their first visit to Wembley Stadium. For the first time the final of the FA Vase was played on the same day at the same venue, contested by Hereford and Morpeth Town. [1] Both matches were televised in the UK on BT Sport. [2]

Contents

FC Halifax Town defeated Tamworth, Barrow, Chester, Gateshead and Nantwich Town en route to the final.

Grimsby Town defeated Solihull Moors, Weston-super-Mare, Havant & Waterlooville, Woking, and Bognor Regis Town en route to the final.

FC Halifax Town won the match 1–0 thanks to a goal from Scott McManus after 48 minutes. [3]

Route to the final

FC Halifax Town

15 December 20151R FC Halifax Town 5–0 Tamworth Halifax
19:45 GMT James Soccerball shade.svg 12', 87'
McDonald Soccerball shade.svg 28'
Wroe Soccerball shade.svg 57'
Hughes Soccerball shade.svg 73'
Report Stadium: The Shay
Attendance: 439
Referee: Paul Marsden (Lancashire)
19 January 20162R FC Halifax Town 1–0 Barrow Halifax
19:45 GMT Tuton Soccerball shade.svg 68' Report Stadium: The Shay
Attendance: 673
Referee: Joseph Johnson (Merseyside)
10 February 20163R FC Halifax Town 1–0 Chester Halifax
19:45 GMT Burrow Soccerball shade.svg 45+2' Report Stadium: The Shay
Attendance: 878
Referee: Michael Salisbury (Lancashire)
27 February 2016QF FC Halifax Town 0–0 Gateshead Halifax
15:00 GMT Report Stadium: The Shay
Attendance: 1,431
Referee: Steve Rushton (Staffordshire)
2 March 2016QFR Gateshead 3–3 (a.e.t.)
(45 p)
FC Halifax Town Gateshead
19:45 GMT Gillies Soccerball shade.svg 3', 105'
Bowman Soccerball shade.svg 50'
Report James Soccerball shade.svg 22'
Hughes Soccerball shade.svg 90+2'
McDonald Soccerball shade.svg 93'
Stadium: Gateshead International Stadium
Attendance: 724
Referee: Ryan Johnson (Greater Manchester)
Penalties
12 March 2016SF 1 Nantwich Town 2–4 FC Halifax Town Nantwich
15:15 GMT Cooke Soccerball shade.svg 43'
Kosylo Soccerball shade.svg 77'
Report McManus Soccerball shade.svg 3'
Fairhurst Soccerball shade.svg 21'
Burrow Soccerball shade.svg 46', 61' (pen.)
Stadium: The Weaver Stadium
Attendance: 2,078
Referee: Graham Salisbury (Lancashire)
19 March 2016SF 2 FC Halifax Town 2–2
(6–4 agg.)
Nantwich Town Halifax
15:00 GMT Burrow Soccerball shade.svg 3'Soccerball shade cross.svg44'
White Soccerball shade.svg 89' (o.g.)
Report Shotton Soccerball shade.svg 10'
Bailey Soccerball shade.svg 31'
Stadium: The Shay
Attendance: 3,009
Referee: Peter Bankes (Merseyside)

Grimsby Town

12 December 20151R Grimsby Town 1–1 Solihull Moors Cleethorpes
15:00 GMT Alabi Soccerball shade.svg 66' Report Brown Soccerball shade.svg 14'Stadium: Blundell Park
Attendance: 1,071
Referee: David Rock (Hertfordshire)
22 December 20151RR Solihull Moors 2–3 Grimsby Town Solihull
19:45 GMT Armson Soccerball shade.svg 62'
Asante Soccerball shade.svg 80' (pen.)
Report Bogle Soccerball shade.svg 64'
Alabi Soccerball shade.svg 66' (pen.)
Mackreth Soccerball shade.svg 68'
Stadium: Damson Park
Attendance: 479
Referee: Derek Eaton (Gloucestershire)
16 January 20162R Grimsby Town 3–1 Weston-super-Mare Cleethorpes
15:00 GMT Henderson Soccerball shade.svg 12'
Bogle Soccerball shade.svg 45'
Pittman Soccerball shade.svg 61'
Report Grubb Soccerball shade.svg 22'Stadium: Blundell Park
Attendance: 1,230
Referee: Ollie Yates (Staffordshire)
6 February 20163R Grimsby Town 3–0 Havant & Waterlooville Cleethorpes
15:00 GMT Pittman Soccerball shade.svg 73'
Nolan Soccerball shade.svg 87'
Swallow Soccerball shade.svg 89' (o.g.)
Report Stadium: Blundell Park
Attendance: 1,613
Referee: Adrian Holmes (West Yorkshire)
27 February 2016QF Grimsby Town 2–0 Woking Cleethorpes
15:00 GMT Arnold Soccerball shade.svg 10', 35' Report Stadium: Blundell Park
Attendance: 1,675
Referee: Martin Coy (Durham)
12 March 2016SF 1 Bognor Regis Town 0–1 Grimsby Town Bognor Regis
15:00 GMT Report Arnold Soccerball shade.svg 75'Stadium: Nyewood Lane
Attendance: 2,629
Referee: Simon Hooper (Wiltshire)
19 March 2016SF 2 Grimsby Town 2–1
(3–1 agg.)
Bognor Regis Town Cleethorpes
15:00 GMT Amond Soccerball shade.svg 8' (pen.), 78' Report Beck Soccerball shade.svg 31'Stadium: Blundell Park
Attendance: 2,477
Referee: Mark Heywood (Cheshire)

Match

Details

FC Halifax Town 1–0 Grimsby Town
McManus Soccerball shade.svg 48' Report Report]
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 46,781 (including FA Vase Final)
Referee: Lee Mason (Lancashire)
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FC Halifax Town
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Grimsby Town
GK23 Flag of England.svg Sam Johnson
RB2 Flag of England.svg James Bolton
CB14 Flag of England.svg Matty Brown
CB15 Flag of England.svg Kevin Roberts
CB6 Flag of Algeria.svg Hamza Bencherif
LB3 Flag of England.svg Scott McManus Sub off.svg 74'
CM16 Flag of England.svg Jake Hibbs
CM35 Flag of England.svg Nicky Wroe (c)
RW17 Flag of England.svg Josh MacdonaldSub off.svg 62'
LW12 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Richard Peniket Sub off.svg 85'
CF9 Flag of England.svg Jordan Burrow
Substitutes:
GK1 Flag of England.svg Jordan Porter
MF4 Flag of England.svg Kingsley James Sub on.svg 74'
MF11 Flag of England.svg Sam WalkerSub on.svg 62'
MF24 Flag of England.svg Connor Hughes Sub on.svg 85'
FW40 Flag of England.svg Shaq McDonald
Manager:
Ulster Banner.svg Jim Harvey
GK1 Flag of Ireland.svg James McKeown
RB2 Flag of Scotland.svg Richard Tait Sub off.svg 81'
CB5 Flag of England.svg Shaun Pearson
CB22 Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg Aristote Nsiala
LB3 Flag of Scotland.svg Gregor Robertson
RM31 Flag of England.svg Jon NolanYellow card.svg 54'
CM8 Flag of England.svg Craig Disley (c)
CM16 Flag of England.svg Craig Clay Sub off.svg 62'
LM11 Flag of England.svg Andy Monkhouse Sub off.svg 68'
RS9 Flag of England.svg Omar Bogle
LS10 Flag of Ireland.svg Pádraig Amond
Substitutes:
DF6 Flag of England.svg Josh Gowling
DF23 Flag of England.svg Danny East Sub on.svg 81'
MF17 Flag of England.svg Josh Venney
MF20 Flag of England.svg Nathan Arnold Sub on.svg 62'
FW18 Flag of England.svg Jon-Paul Pittman Sub on.svg 68'
Manager:
Flag of England.svg Paul Hurst

Man of the match

Match officials

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Five named substitutes.
  • Maximum of three substitutions.

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References

  1. Announcement on the FA website
  2. "Tickets on sale for FA Non-League Finals Day at Wembley". The Football Association. 11 February 2016. Retrieved 27 April 2016.
  3. "Scott McManus strikes for Halifax to beat Grimsby in FA Trophy final". The Guardian. London. 22 May 2016. Retrieved 24 May 2016.