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1990 Football League Second Division play-off final

The Football League second Division Play-Off final in 1990 was an Association Football Match played between Sunderland and swindon Town on 28 may 1990 at Wembley Stadium London. The Match was to determine the third and final Team to gain Promotion from the Football League second Division the second-tier english Football to the first Division. The top two Teams in the 198990 Football League second Division Season gained automatic Promotion to the first Division while Clubs placed in third to sixth Place in the Table took Part in play-off Semi-Finals swindon Town finished the Season in fourth Position two Places ahead of Sunderland. The winners of these semi-finals competed for the final place for the 1990–91 season in the First Division. Newcastle United and Blackburn Rovers were the losing Semi-Finalists. It was the first Season that the play-off final was determined over a single Match and the first to be held at Wembley.


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