One of two tournaments held to celebrate 100 years of the Football in 1988. Initial games were 20 minutes each way and, if necessary, were decided on sudden-death penalties. The final was 30-minutes each way.

The tournament was won by Forest on penalties.

Football League Centenary Tournament Record
Cup First Game Last Game Seasons P W D L F A
Football League Centenary TournamentApr 16, 1988Apr 17, 19881440052

Round by round
Cup Round Name First Game Last Game P W D L F A Replays
Football League Centenary Tournament11st RoundApr 16, 1988Apr 16, 19881100300
Football League Centenary TournamentQuarterQuarter-final (last 8)Apr 16, 1988Apr 16, 19881100000
Football League Centenary TournamentSemiSemi-finalApr 17, 1988Apr 17, 19881100220
Football League Centenary TournamentFinalFinalApr 17, 1988Apr 17, 19881100000

All Football League Centenary Tournament games
1987-88Sat Apr 16, 1988Leeds United1N3-0WinWembley40-minute game
Sat Apr 16, 1988Aston VillaQuarterN0-0WinWembley40-minute game; Forest won 1-0 in sudden-death penalties
Sun Apr 17, 1988Tranmere RoversSemiN2-2WinWembley60-minute game; Forest won 1-0 in sudden-death penalties
Sun Apr 17, 1988Sheffield WednesdayFinalN0-0WinWembley60-minute game; Forest won on penalties