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RECORD! Lowest ever attended National League Play-Off Final!

Yesterday was the 17th National League Promotion Final and the 11th to be played at Wembley, but it was the lowest attendance in history – with only 8,049 fans attending the 3-0 for Salford City against AFC Fylde.

The first play-off final took place in 2003 at Stoke City where Doncaster Covers beat Dagenham & Redbridge 3-2 in front of 13,092, but since then attendances have been on the rise, with the highest in 2015 when 47,029 fans packed into the National Stadium to witness Bristol Rovers return to the Football League by beating Grimsby Town 5-3 on penalties.

Here are the full list of attendances since 2004:

YearScoreAttendanceVenue
2004Aldershot Town 1-1 Shrewsbury Town (0-3 pens)19,216Stoke City
2005Stevenage Borough 0-1 Carlisle13,422Stoke City
2006Halifax Town 2-3 Hereford United15,499Leicester City
2007Exeter City 1-2 Morecambe40,043Wembley
2008Cambridge United 0-1 Exeter City42,511Wembley
2009Cambridge United 0-2 Torquay United35,089Wembley
2010Oxford United 3-1 York City42,669Wembley
2011AFC Wimbledon 0-0 Luton Town (4-3 on pens)18,195Manchester City
2012Luton Town 1-2 York City39,265Wembley
2013Wrexham 0-2 Newport County16,346Wembley
2014Cambridge United 2-1 Gateshead19,613Wembley
2015Bristol Rovers 1-1 Grimsby Town (5-3 on pens)47,029Wembley
2016Forest Green Rovers 1-3 Grimsby Town17,198Wembley
2017Forest Green Rovers 3-1 Tranmere Rovers18,801Wembley
2018Boreham Wood 1-2 Tranmere Rovers16,306Wembley
2019AFC Fylde 0-3 Salford City8,049Wembley

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