Huddersfield beat Reading in penalties in a tense and, ultimately, stalemate affair in the annual playoff game at Wembley, that sees the side managed by former Klopp protégé David Wagner get promoted.
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The EFL Championship title-winners and runners-up have been decided, but the last spot for promotion to the Premier League is being contended by Huddersfield and Reading after their playoff victories.
Although missing out on the playoffs will leave a sour taste on Leeds’ supporters, there are greater positives to take from this season, and it could get better once Radrizzani’s takeover is complete.
Drama abound as the Championship drew to a close this past weekend, with Newcastle being declared champions at the very last minute. Turmoil continues at Blackburn; will the owners care?
The EFL Championship looks set to end in a flurry, with the title winners set to be decided on the final matchday (it’s THAT close). Will Newcastle end as top dogs? Or will it be the off-color Brighton?
Leeds United’s hopes of securing promotion back to the Premier League seems to be getting farther and farther away as the season approaches its conclusion. Can the Monk prove to be their messiah?
As the EFL Championship draws in its final few weeks of drama, Tom takes a look at Redknapp’s first game in charge at Birmingham, Fulham’s goal-scoring prowess, and the PFA Team of the Year.
In his weekly column, Tom discusses Leeds’ chances at making the playoffs. Manager Monk realizes that this is the time when he needs his players to step up, but the constant transfer rumours don’t help.
On a weekend full of festivities, the Championship was busy as ever with its fixture list. Brighton & Hove Albion have finally made it to the promised land of the Premier League while some well-known man of the past has made a return to the civilized world.