Torquay United preserved their semi-final first-leg lead to see off Shrewsbury and book a showdown
in the League Two play-off final at Old Trafford on May 28.
The Gulls carried a 2-0 advantage into Friday's second leg but Shrewsbury simply failed to do enough on home soil to threaten the aggregate scoreline.
Graham Turner's side struggled to create a single opportunity of note – indeed it was the visitors who enjoyed the better of what chances there were at the Greenhous Meadow, Chris Zebroski and Gavin Tomlin going closest.
It proved a disappointing way for Shrewsbury to mark their 125th anniversary and the pre-match balloons and cake failed to inspire a recovery, leaving them to reflect on a third failed play-off campaign in five seasons having narrowly missed out on automatic promotion.
Torquay, who finished the regular season in sixth, are now 90 minutes from promotion to the third tier in only their second season back in the Football League, registering what would be an impressive turnaround since being relegated from League One in 2005.
Zebroski forced the game's first real save in the 33rd minute, turning Nicky Wroe 25 yards out and slamming a fierce ...