Sunday 4 December 1988 at County Ground (Att 6,494)
Wolves (1) 1 (Dennison 32): Kendall, Bellamy, Venus, Streete, Robertson, Robinson, Thompson (Gooding 63), Downing, Bull, Mutch, Dennison, sub Gallagher.
Northampton Town (2) 3 (Williams 17, Thomas 39, Adcock 68): Gleasure, Williams, Thomas, Donald, McGoldrick, McPherson, Berry, Culpin, Gilbert, Alcock, Wilson, subs Not-known.
Referee: Mr J. Timmins (Newcastle-upon-Tyne).
Order of Goals: n,W,n,n.
Sent-off: Robertson 80 (dissent).
Booked: Robertson 40, Adcock 40, Mutch 57, Streete 78, Downing 83.
Spectacular: In very blustery conditions both Northampton full-back, Wayne Williams and Dean Thomas, scored with shots from over 30 yards.