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Swansea players celebrate after clinching play-off place

West Brom made their way to Premier League promotion thanks to a 2-2 draw with QPR on an incredible final day of the league season.

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The Baggies won second place in automatic promotion behind Leeds as Brentford slipped up Barnsley, whose late winner kept them out of the relegation zone.

shell, Charlton and Wigan finished the season in the last three, although the Latics appealed their 12-point deduction, while Swansea pique Nottingham Forest in the last play-off place.

At the Hawthorns, Ryan Manning and Ebere Eze scored for the Rs, but Slaven Bilic’s men got a high profile comeback thanks to strikes from Grady Diangana and Callum Robinson.

Brentford missed the opportunity to gazump West Brom and slide the automatic promotion, losing 2-1 at Griffin Park to Barnsley

Clarke Oduor’s additional goal kept the Tykes in place. They had led through Callum Styles, before Josh Dasilva leveled for Thomas Frank’s men.

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Highlights of the Sky Bet Championship game between West Brom and QPR

Highlights of the Sky Bet Championship game between West Brom and QPR

Fulham also missed the opportunity to squeeze into second, drawing Wigan 1-1.

Kieffer Moore put the Latics 1-0 ahead, only for Neeskens Kebano to equalize with a free kick. Wigan’s 12-point disciplinary penalty will see them relegated, pending any annulment on appeal.

Veteran forward Wayne Routledge scored an extra goal to send Swansea to play-offs at Forest’s expense.

Swans hit 10 men Reading 4-1 to pass Forest on goal difference, with the City Ground club giving up thanks to a 4-1 home loss to Stoke.

Former Crystal Palace winger Routledge has scored twice, with Liam Cullen and Rhian Brewster also on target for the Swans.

Reading had Yakou Meite sent off for violent conduct, with George Puscas scoring a penalty for the Royals.

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Highlights of the Sky Bet Championship game between Brentford and Barnsley

Highlights of the Sky Bet Championship game between Brentford and Barnsley

James McClean scored then helped Lee Gregory help him Feed condemn Forest to another season in the championship.

Danny Batth led Stoke in the lead, with Tobias Figueiredo bringing the level of Forest.

After McClean’s contribution, Forest needed a goal but, on death, Nuno Da Costa crossed her own net to end a miserable night for the hosts.

Cardiff sealed their play-off spot by hitting Hull 3-0 to confirm the Tigers’ relegation.

Junior Hoilett, Sean Morrison and Danny Ward all found the net as Neil Harris’s Bluebirds made sure to stay in the race for promotion.

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Highlights of the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Swansea

Highlights of the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Swansea

Champions Leeds comfortably had the most serene evening among the many crazy finishes elsewhere.

Leeds, linked to Marcelo Bielsa’s Premier League, beat Charlton 4-0, to end their campaign with 93 points – but also relegate the Addicks.

Ben White, Stuart Dallas, Tyler Roberts and Jamie Shackleton all scored for the Elland Road men, with Pablo Hernandez on two assists.

Lee Bowyer’s Charlton slipped to a seventh straight game without a win, and out of the division thanks to Luton Victory 3-2 Blackburn.

Luton avoided relegation with two goals against his side Blackburn in a 3-2 home win. Hayden Carter and Bradley Johnson both hit their own net, with James Collins scoring a penalty.

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Highlights of the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Stoke City

Highlights of the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Stoke City

Adam Armstrong and Sam Gallagher hit Blackburn target.

Britt Assombalonga goal sealed Middlesbrough survival with a 2-1 win at Sheffield Wednesday.

Jacob Murphy had put Wednesday in front, only for Paddy McNair to equalize.

Birmingham avoided the fall despite a 3-1 setback at home Derby, during Jude Bellingham’s last match against Borussia Dortmund for the Blues.

Graeme Shinnie, Morgan Whittaker and Louie Sibley all scored for the Rams, with Ivan Sunjic on target for the St Andrew’s men.

Connor Mahoney, Jake Cooper, Jiri Skalak and Jon Dadi Bodvarsson all scored as Millwall hit Huddersfield 4-1 at The Den, with Karlan Grant on target for the visitors.

Famara Diedhiou’s strike sealed Bristol City a 1-1 draw at home with Preston, which had taken the lead thanks to Sean Maguire.

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