London Road Ground

Next Game

Peterboro v Yeovil

Saturday, 31 January 2015, 15:00

Sky Bet League 1

Last Game

Notts Co 1 - 2 Peterboro

Saturday, 24 January 2015, 15:00

Sky Bet League 1

Championship Round-Up

Hull clinched promotion to the Premier League, while Wolves and Peterborough suffered relegation to League One.

Last Updated: 28/05/13 at 23:03

Paul McShane celebrates his winning goal for Hull City

Paul McShane celebrates his winning goal for Hull City

McShane the hero for Hull as Wolves & Peterborough go down

Hull clinched promotion to the Premier League, while Wolves and Peterborough suffered relegation to League One.

Elsewhere Leicester City sneaked into the final play-off place after a stunning 3-2 win over Nottingham Forest.

Hull were held to a last-gasp 2-2 draw at home to champions Cardiff, but Leeds' win at Watford sealed promotion for Steve Bruce's men.

Fraizer Campbell, who came on at the break, came back to haunt his old club by firing Cardiff in front on 49 minutes.

Nick Proschwitz, who missed a great chance to score for Hull soon after Cardiff's opener, made amends for his miss just before the hour mark when he prodded the ball home from close range.

Hull turned the game on its head on 63 minutes when Paul McShane volleyed home Robbie Brady's corner to spark wild scenes inside the KC Stadium.

Proschwitz wasted the chance to make the game safe in the final minute when he saw his penalty saved by David Marshall.

There was still time for more drama as deep into stoppage-time Cardiff won a penalty after Abdoulaye Faye was adjudged to have handled the ball inside the box and Nicky Maynard buried his spot-kick.

Ross McCormack's late goal denied Watford the chance of automatic promotion after helping Leeds to a 2-1 win at Vicarage Road.

After losing No.1 keeper Manuel Almunia to injury in the warm-up, Watford suffered another goalkeeping blow midway through the first half when Jonathan Bond was stretchered off after a clash, meaning youngster Jack Bonham was thrown into the fray for his debut.

Bonham was at fault for Leeds' goal three minutes before the break when he got involved in a mix-up at the back allowing Dominic Poleon to tap the ball into an empty net.

Watford drew level three minutes later with a superb strike from the edge of the area from Almen Abdi, but their hopes suffered a blow just past the hour mark when Troy Deeney was sent off for a second bookable offence.

Leeds grabbed the winner in the final minute when Bonham was unable to keep out McCormack's chip from the edge of the box.

Brighton condemned Wolves to relegation with a 2-0 success at the Amex Stadium thanks to two goals from Kazenga LuaLua (5, 39).

Mile Jedinak's late goal dumped Peterborough back into League One after Crystal Palace won a five-goal thriller at Selhurst Park.

Lee Tomlin gave Peterborough the lead on 28 minutes, but the Championship's top scorer Glenn Murray drew Palace level from the penalty spot on the stroke of half-time.

Nathaniel Mendez-Laing restored Peterborough's lead on 63 minutes only for Kevin Phillips to level matters seven minutes from time.

A draw would have been good enough to keep Peterborough up, but Jedinak had the final word to send Darren Ferguson's men down and secure Palace's place in the play-offs.

Huddersfield and Barnsley secured survival after a 2-2 draw at the John Smith's Stadium.

Chris O'Grady gave Barnsley the lead on 14 minutes, but Jermaine Beckford drew Huddersfield level on 53 minutes.

Jason Scotland restored Barnsley's lead on 74 minutes, but James Vaughan earned a point for Huddersfield nine minutes from time and, with Peterborough losing at Palace, it ensured survival for the two Yorkshire sides.

Sheffield Wednesday secured safety with a 2-0 win over Middlesbrough at Hillsborough thanks to goals from Steve Howard (9) and Leroy Lita (31).

Millwall avoided relegation despite going down to a 1-0 defeat at Derby with Conor Sammon finding the net for the home side.

Leicester secured the final play-off spot with an exciting 3-2 win at Midlands rivals Nottingham Forest thanks to Anthony Knockaert's late winner

Bolton missed out on the play-offs after being held to a 2-2 draw by Blackpool at the Reebok Stadium.

Blackpool stunned the home side by racing into a two-goal lead with efforts from Matt Phillips (21) and Ludovic Sylvestre (35), but two goals on the stroke of half-time from Chris Eagles (45) and Craig Davies (45) drew Bolton level.

Birmingham and Blackburn shared the spoils after a 1-1 draw at St Andrew's with Jordan Rhodes cancelling out Ravel Morrison's opener.

Burnley leapfrogged Ipswich in the table with a 2-0 success over Mick McCarthy's side at Turf Moor thanks to goals from Junior Stanislas and Martin Paterson.

Charlton ended the season on a high with a 4-1 victory over already-relegated Bristol City at The Valley.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

I

was there, it was embarrassing - the team looked totally unbalanced from the off, the defence was woeful and when Mikel came off injured it got even worse with nobody in front of them. Up front on several occasions we had opportunities and nobody would shoot - it was a complete farse! On the back of Salah's performance I'm glad there is talk of getting shot...

Fly1ngh1gh
Cup defeat shames Mourinho

G

reat to see Tommy Rosicky getting some love. A wonderful player. Such a pity we lost so long to injury. I was so excited when we signed him, this resurgence only makes the absences seem more of a lost opportunity.

cheshire-gooner
16 Conclusions: FA Cup Fourth Round Weekend

A

pparently Chiles has blamed Twitter trolls for his exit. Proof that even the worst things can get great results at times.

cheshire-gooner
Adrian Chiles to leave ITV

Footer 365

Capital One Cup semi-final second leg team news: Chelsea v Liverpool preview

Team news for Tuesday's Capital One Cup semi-final second leg between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge.

Sky Bet League One: Leyton Orient part company with sporting director Mauro Milanese

League One club Leyton Orient have parted company with sporting director Mauro Milanese, according to Sky sources.

Fabian Delph: Aston Villa teammates shocked by deal

Fabian Delph has admitted his Aston Villa team-mates were shocked to hear he had signed a new deal.

Mail Box

You're Man Utd, For Crying Out Loud!

Defending a 0-0 draw with Cambridge on the grounds that other teams lost to lower-league opposition is not befitting of Man United. We're inclined to agree with Mailboxers...

A Massive Mailbox On A Weekend Of Wonder

We unsurprisingly have plenty of mails on a wonderful FA Cup weekend, including thoughts on Palace, Van Gaal, Phil Jones, Chelsea, Mourinho and Yaya Toure...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company