LDV Vans Trophy - 2004/05

Participating teams

60: 24 each from Leagues One and Two, and 12 invited teams from the Conference. 30 teams in each area group.
North: Accrington, Barnsley, Blackpool, Bradford, Bury, Carlisle, Chester, Chesterfield, Darlington, Doncaster, Grimsby, Hartlepool, Hereford, Huddersfield, Hull, Lincoln, Macclesfield, Mansfield, Morecambe, Notts County, Oldham, Port Vale, Rochdale, Scarborough, Scunthorpe, Sheffield Wednesday, Stockport, Tranmere, Wrexham, York.
South: Aldershot, Barnet, Boston, Bournemouth, Brentford, Bristol City, Bristol Rovers, Cambridge, Cheltenham, Colchester, Dagenham & Redbridge, Exeter, Kidderminster, Leyton Orient, Luton, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Oxford, Peterborough, Rushden & Diamonds, Southend, Shrewsbury, Stevenage, Swansea, Swindon, Torquay, Walsall, Woking, Wycombe, Yeovil.

Format

First round: 14 single-game ties in each area, with 2 teams receiving byes to the second round. Winners advance to the second round.
Second round: 8 single-game ties in each area. Winners advance to the area quarter-finals.
Area quarter-finals: 4 single-game ties in each area. Winners advance to the area semi-finals.
Area semi-finals: 2 single-game ties in each area. Winners advance to the area finals.
Area finals: 1 two-legged tie in each area. Winners advance to the national final.
Final: a single game, played at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.

First round

North

Byes: Oldham, Tranmere.

28 Sep Carlisle 2 - 1 Grimsby
Hartlepool 3 - 3 Hull (aet)
(Hartlepool won on penalties)
Hereford 1 - 1 Scunthorpe (aet)
(Hereford won on penalties)
Huddersfield 3 - 0 Morecambe
Lincoln 0 - 1 Doncaster
Macclesfield 2 - 1 Chesterfield
Mansfield 0 - 0 Darlington (aet)
(Mansfield won on penalties)
Notts County 2 - 3 Wrexham
Port Vale 1 - 0 Barnsley
Rochdale 4 - 1 Scarborough
Stockport 3 - 1 Bury (aet)
29 Sep Bradford 1 - 2 Accrington
Sheffield Wednesday 1 - 2 Chester
York 0 - 2 Blackpool `

South

Byes: Northampton, Swindon.

28 Sep Aldershot 0 - 1 Wycombe
Barnet 3 - 1 Stevenage
Brentford 0 - 3 Milton Keynes
Bristol Rovers 1 - 0 Kidderminster
Cheltenham 5 - 1 Dagenham & Redbridge
Shrewsbury 3 - 2 Bournemouth
Swansea 2 - 0 Luton
Torquay 4 - 3 Yeovil (aet)
Walsall 1 - 0 Rushden & Diamonds
Woking 0 - 3 Leyton Orient
29 Sep Boston 0 - 1 Cambridge
Bristol City 1 - 0 Peterborough
Colchester 1 - 1 Southend (aet)
(Southend won on penalties)
Oxford 2 - 2 Exeter (aet)
(Exeter won on penalties)

Second round

North

2 Nov Blackpool 6 - 3 Huddersfield (aet)
Carlisle 0 - 1 Hartlepool
Chester 1 - 0 Rochdale
Hereford 1 - 1 Doncaster (aet)
(Hereford won on penalties)
Macclesfield 4 - 0 Mansfield
Oldham 3 - 2 Accrington
Tranmere 2 - 1 Port Vale
Wrexham 2 - 0 Stockport

South

2 Nov Bristol City 2 - 1 Milton Keynes
Cambridge 0 - 2 Leyton Orient
Cheltenham 2 - 2 Walsall (aet)
(Walsall won on penalties)
Exeter 1 - 2 Swindon
Southend 4 - 1 Shrewsbury
Torquay 1 - 3 Northampton
Wycombe 1 - 0 Swansea
3 Nov Bristol Rovers 2 - 0 Barnet

Area quarter-finals

North

30 Nov Chester 0 - 1 Wrexham
Hereford 2 - 1 Blackpool
Macclesfield 0 - 1 Tranmere
Oldham 3 - 1 Hartlepool

South

30 Nov Bristol Rovers 1 - 0 Wycombe
Leyton Orient 1 - 0 Walsall
Northampton 0 - 2 Southend
Swindon 1 - 0 Bristol City

Area semi-finals

North

25 Jan Hereford 1 - 2 Wrexham
Oldham 1 - 1 Tranmere (aet)
(Oldham won on penalties)

South

25 Jan Leyton Orient 1 - 2 Bristol Rovers
Southend 2 - 0 Swindon

Area finals

North

15 Feb Oldham 3 - 5 Wrexham
8 Mar Wrexham 1 - 0 Oldham
(Wrexham won 6-3 on aggregate)

South

15 Feb Bristol Rovers 1 - 2 Southend
8 Mar Southend 2 - 2 Bristol Rovers
(Southend won 4-3 on aggregate)

Final

Sunday 10th April 2005, at the Millennium Stadium

Wrexham 2 - 0 Southend United (aet)