Johnstone's Paint Trophy - 2006/07

Participating teams

48: 24 each from Leagues One and Two. 24 teams in each area group.
North: Accrington, Blackpool, Bradford, Bury, Carlisle, Chester, Chesterfield, Crewe, Darlington, Doncaster, Grimsby, Hartlepool, Huddersfield, Lincoln, Macclesfield, Mansfield, Oldham, Port Vale, Rochdale, Rotherham, Scunthorpe, Stockport, Tranmere, Wrexham.
South: Barnet, Boston, Bournemouth, Brentford, Brighton, Bristol City, Bristol Rovers, Cheltenham, Gillingham, Hereford, Leyton Orient, Millwall, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Nottingham Forest, Notts County, Peterborough, Shrewsbury, Swansea, Swindon, Torquay, Walsall, Wycombe, Yeovil.

Format

First round: 8 single-game ties in each area, with 8 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: Blackpool, Chester, Chesterfield, Crewe, Darlington, Mansfield, Oldham, Port Vale.

17 Oct Accrington 1 - 1 Carlisle
(Accrington won on penalties)
Bradford 1 - 2 Scunthorpe
Bury 0 - 2 Tranmere
Hartlepool 3 - 1 Rotherham
Huddersfield 1 - 2 Doncaster
Lincoln 0 - 0 Grimsby
(Grimsby won on penalties)
Macclesfield 0 - 1 Stockport
Wrexham 1 - 1 Rochdale
(Rochdale won on penalties)

South

Byes: Bournemouth, Bristol City, Cheltenham, Leyton Orient, Millwall, Milton Keynes, Peterborough, Yeovil.

17 Oct Brighton 2 - 0 Boston
Bristol Rovers 1 - 0 Torquay
Gillingham 1 - 2 Nottingham Forest
Hereford 1 - 2 Shrewsbury
Northampton 0 - 0 Brentford
(Brentford won on penalties)
Notts County 0 - 1 Barnet
Walsall 1 - 1 Swansea
(Swansea won on penalties)
Wycombe 1 - 0 Swindon

Second round

North

30 Oct Scunthorpe 0 - 0 Port Vale
(Port Vale won on penalties)
31 Oct Accrington 4 - 4 Blackpool
(Accrington won on penalties)
Chester 3 - 0 Stockport
Hartlepool 1 - 3 Doncaster
Mansfield 3 - 0 Grimsby
Rochdale 1 - 1 Crewe
(Crewe won on penalties)
Tranmere 0 - 1 Darlington
1 Nov Oldham 0 - 1 Chesterfield

South

31 Oct Cheltenham 3 - 2 Barnet
Millwall 2 - 0 Bournemouth
Nottingham Forest 2 - 1 Brentford
Peterborough 1 - 0 Swansea
Shrewsbury 2 - 1 Yeovil
Wycombe 0 - 2 Bristol Rovers
1 Nov Brighton 4 - 1 Milton Keynes
Leyton Orient 1 - 3 Bristol City

Area quarter-finals

North

28 Nov Darlington 1 - 0 Mansfield
Doncaster 2 - 0 Accrington
29 Nov Chesterfield 4 - 4 Chester
(Chesterfield won on penalties)
Port Vale 2 - 3 Crewe

South

28 Nov Cheltenham 2 - 3 Shrewsbury
Millwall 1 - 1 Brighton
(Brighton won on penalties)
29 Nov Bristol Rovers 1 - 0 Peterborough
Nottingham Forest 2 - 2 Bristol City
(Bristol City won on penalties)

Area semi-finals

North

9 Jan Doncaster 2 - 0 Darlington
10 Jan Chesterfield 2 - 4 Crewe

South

23 Jan Bristol City 2 - 0 Brighton
30 Jan Shrewsbury 0 - 1 Bristol Rovers

Area finals

North

30 Jan Crewe 3 - 3 Doncaster
12 Feb Doncaster 3 - 2 Crewe
(Doncaster won 6-5 on aggregate)

South

21 Feb Bristol City 0 - 0 Bristol Rovers
27 Feb Bristol Rovers 1 - 0 Bristol City
(Bristol Rovers won 1-0 on aggregate)

Final

Sunday 1st April 2007, at the Millennium Stadium

Doncaster Rovers 3 - 2 Bristol Rovers (aet)