2005 Football League Championship play-off Final

2005 Football League Championship play-off Final
Date 30 May 2005
Venue Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Referee Mike Riley
Attendance 70,275

The 2005 Football League Championship play-off Final was contested by West Ham United and Preston North End at The Millennium Stadium, Cardiff. West Ham won 1–0, with a goal from Bobby Zamora.[1]

Match details

30 May 2005
15:00 BST
West Ham United 1 – 0 Preston North End
Zamora Goal 57' Report
West Ham United
Preston North End
GK 23 England Jimmy Walker Booked Substituted off 87'
RB 2 Czech Republic Tomas Repka
CB 15 England Anton Ferdinand
CB 22 England Elliott Ward
LB 34 England Chris Powell
RM 26 England Shaun Newton Substituted off 82'
CM 20 England Nigel Reo-Coker
CM 17 England Hayden Mullins Booked
LM 12 England Matthew Etherington
CF 10 England Marlon Harewood
CF 25 England Bobby Zamora Substituted off 74'
GK 1 England Stephen Bywater Substituted in 87'
DF 7 Scotland Christian Dailly Substituted in 74'
MF 24 England Mark Noble Substituted in 82'
MF 6 Wales Carl Fletcher
FW 8 England Teddy Sheringham
England Alan Pardew
GK 33 England Carlo Nash
RB 15 France Youl Mawene Booked Substituted off 87'
CB 22 Jamaica Claude Davis
CB 20 England Chris Lucketti
LB 18 England Matt Hill Booked
RM 11 England Chris Sedgwick Substituted off 71'
CM 16 England Paul McKenna
CM 3 Scotland Brian O'Neil Substituted off 81'
LM 17 United States Eddie Lewis
FW 25 England Richard Cresswell
CF 35 England David Nugent
GK 12 England Gavin Ward
DF 2 Scotland Graham Alexander Substituted in 87'
DF 6 England Marlon Broomes
MF 4 Nigeria Dickson Etuhu Substituted in 82'
FW 9 Ghana Patrick Agyemang Substituted in 71'
Scotland Billy Davies


  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
  • Penalty shootout if scores still level.
  • 5 named substitutes.
  • Maximum of 3 substitutions.


West Ham Preston
Total shots 10 8
Shots on target 5 5
Ball possession 50% 50%
Corner kicks 2 5
Fouls committed 19 14
Offsides 3 1
Yellow cards 2 2
Red cards 0 0

Source: ESPN[2]


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