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We're into the final month of the season across England's top four tiers, and there is still plenty to play for. The Premier League title is wrapped up, and the bottom three clubs are looking increasingly to be relegated, but lower down the footballing pyramid there is plenty still at stake. Here, we round-up who can still finish where in the Premier League and Football League. Premier League Every team has between three and five games remaining, but it wouldn't be all that surprising if everyone finished in exactly the position they currently find themselves - or at least in the positions that truly matter. Manchester City are champions, while Manchester United, Liverpool and Tottenham are looking good to finish in the top four, barring a significant late collapse coupled with a Chelsea recovery. Arsenal are likely to beat Burnley to sixth place, with the losers of that race to go into the Europa League at the second qualifying stage - which starts on July 26. Everyone from Bournemouth in 11th and below can still be relegated, but it would take something dramatic for any of the teams above Huddersfield to be pulled back in to the dogfight. Southampton, Stoke and West Brom, all at least four points adrift of safety, are in real trouble. Premier League | Who can still get what? Championship Wolves are Championship champions, 12 points clear of Cardiff, who have three games left to play. Cardiff are battling it out with Fulham and Aston Villa for the second remaining automatic play-off spot, though the Welsh side are in the best position to secure promotion, given they have an extra game left to play. Two of those sides will go into the play-offs, joined by two more of Middlesbrough, Millwall, Derby, Brentford, Preston, Bristol City and Sheffield United, though the final four of those sides face an uphill task to sneak in. At the other end of the table, Sunderland's relegation to League One has been confirmed. Burton and Barnsley currently make up the bottom three, though Barnsley have a game in hand on Bolton, who are two points above them, just outside the relegation zone. Every side up to Reading can still technically go down. Championship | What can still happen? League One Wigan have sealed automatic promotion, and Blackburn look likely to beat Shrewsbury to the second of the automatic promotion spots. Whichever of those teams does not get into the top two will go into the play-offs, and with some sides still having to play four more games, the race for the three remaining play-off places is very open. Rotherham are guaranteed a play-off place, while six teams will battle it out for the final two spots. At the bottom, Bury are down, while everyone up to Bristol Rovers in 12th could feasibly get sucked into the relegation battle. Given only seven points separate Rochdale in 21st and Doncaster in 14th, there is an awful lot still to play for. League One | What can still happen? League Two Accrington Stanley and Luton have sealed promotion to League One. Wycombe are in pole position to secure the third and final automatic promotion slot, but every side currently in the play-off places is still, mathematically at least, in contention. The play-off berths will be filled by four of the six teams currently between third and eighth. Relegation from the Football League is looking perilously likely for both Chesterfield and Barnet, though everyone up to Yeovil in 19th could still be dragged into the drop zone, however unlikely that actually is. League Two | What can still happen?
Premier League and Football League relegation, promotion and play-offs: who can still finish where?
We're into the final month of the season across England's top four tiers, and there is still plenty to play for. The Premier League title is wrapped up, and the bottom three clubs are looking increasingly to be relegated, but lower down the footballing pyramid there is plenty still at stake. Here, we round-up who can still finish where in the Premier League and Football League. Premier League Every team has between three and five games remaining, but it wouldn't be all that surprising if everyone finished in exactly the position they currently find themselves - or at least in the positions that truly matter. Manchester City are champions, while Manchester United, Liverpool and Tottenham are looking good to finish in the top four, barring a significant late collapse coupled with a Chelsea recovery. Arsenal are likely to beat Burnley to sixth place, with the losers of that race to go into the Europa League at the second qualifying stage - which starts on July 26. Everyone from Bournemouth in 11th and below can still be relegated, but it would take something dramatic for any of the teams above Huddersfield to be pulled back in to the dogfight. Southampton, Stoke and West Brom, all at least four points adrift of safety, are in real trouble. Premier League | Who can still get what? Championship Wolves are Championship champions, 12 points clear of Cardiff, who have three games left to play. Cardiff are battling it out with Fulham and Aston Villa for the second remaining automatic play-off spot, though the Welsh side are in the best position to secure promotion, given they have an extra game left to play. Two of those sides will go into the play-offs, joined by two more of Middlesbrough, Millwall, Derby, Brentford, Preston, Bristol City and Sheffield United, though the final four of those sides face an uphill task to sneak in. At the other end of the table, Sunderland's relegation to League One has been confirmed. Burton and Barnsley currently make up the bottom three, though Barnsley have a game in hand on Bolton, who are two points above them, just outside the relegation zone. Every side up to Reading can still technically go down. Championship | What can still happen? League One Wigan have sealed automatic promotion, and Blackburn look likely to beat Shrewsbury to the second of the automatic promotion spots. Whichever of those teams does not get into the top two will go into the play-offs, and with some sides still having to play four more games, the race for the three remaining play-off places is very open. Rotherham are guaranteed a play-off place, while six teams will battle it out for the final two spots. At the bottom, Bury are down, while everyone up to Bristol Rovers in 12th could feasibly get sucked into the relegation battle. Given only seven points separate Rochdale in 21st and Doncaster in 14th, there is an awful lot still to play for. League One | What can still happen? League Two Accrington Stanley and Luton have sealed promotion to League One. Wycombe are in pole position to secure the third and final automatic promotion slot, but every side currently in the play-off places is still, mathematically at least, in contention. The play-off berths will be filled by four of the six teams currently between third and eighth. Relegation from the Football League is looking perilously likely for both Chesterfield and Barnet, though everyone up to Yeovil in 19th could still be dragged into the drop zone, however unlikely that actually is. League Two | What can still happen?
In the summer of 2015 two former Millwall team-mates met up at the Aquashow Water Park in the Algarve. As their families played in the sunshine Steve Morison and Neil Harris slipped away for a quiet beer and a chat about what had happened to their beloved club. Millwall had just been relegated to League One and the place was, according to Morison, “a shambles”. If there was hope it existed solely in Harris - Millwall’s record scorer and a true club legend - having just accepted the daunting post of manager. Harris had a plan, and central to it was a new centre-forward and dressing room leader - and he wanted Morison to fill both those roles. “I remember rejoining Millwall that summer, walking through the door and the club was just back,” remembers Morison. “It was different suddenly. We were back to where we needed to be. Now we are reaping our rewards.” And those rewards could, to wide-spread astonishment, include promotion to the Premier League. Millwall go into Friday night’s game with Fulham on the back of a 17-game unbeaten run that has taken them from 19th to sixth in the Championship, with the final play-off spot in their hands. Despite having one of the smallest budgets and average gates in the division, no star players, and the lingering threat of losing their stadium, Millwall are in with a shot at the big time. “This is a free shot at promotion for us, 100 per cent” says Morison. “If other teams don’t make it their manager will lose their job. They’ll release their players or sell them because they’re not good enough and spend £20million-£30m to try and do it next year. That’s where the pressure is - it ain’t on us. Steve Morison and Neil Harris celebrate promotion through the play-offs Credit: Getty images “If we make the play-offs we’d think: ‘We might as well go to Wembley now’. And if we do that we’d be in the huddle before the game and I’ll say: ‘Shall we go Prem?’ We just want to see how far we can take this rollercoaster.” But the question everyone is asking is quite how Millwall got here in the first place, having only been promoted after sneaking into the League One play-offs on the final day of last season. “How has this happened? Hard work,” Morison says. “We run further than the other teams. We want it more than other teams. We’ve found our way of playing and I think lots of teams look at it and go - ‘We’re playing Millwall today, we’ll beat them as we’re better than them and get paid more than them’. “They turn up, we give them a whack after 10 minutes and they’re moaning because you shouldn’t be able to do that to them, it’s not in the script. “Then we’ve added a bit of quality and as a team we defend manfully all over the pitch. There’s a real sense that if we play to our potential nobody can beat us. In the dressing room the other day someone said ‘Fulham will be a tough game on Friday’ and someone else came out with ‘Nah, they can’t beat us’. “We are an underdog team that work incredibly hard. Apart from Tim Cahill every single player in that dressing room, me included, if we stopped tomorrow we would have to work. This is our work now so we come in, work hard and enjoy being here. “We play the same team every game and the same way every game, and we just keep having moments. We aren’t searching for an ingredient - we keep making the same cake.” That means unapologetically direct football, utter commitment and a rock-solid team spirit, with Harris’ background checks on every potential signing paying dividends. No one player is paid significantly more than any other, with Morison’s weekly ‘Thursday Club’ nights out keeping the squad tight-knit. Off the field the club has also won a battle with Lewisham Council over the compulsary purchase of land around the New Den which could have left them homeless. That galvanised the fanbase while Harris worked wonders with the team. Key to that was finding a settled side - he has made just three changes to his starting XI in as many games - as they became the form team in the division with the exception of Friday's opponents, who are on a 21-game unbeaten run of their own. But as expectations start to alter those central to Millwall’s success are adamant promotion would not change them. “If we get there we’ll live the dream but this club won’t start paying stupid money,” says Morison. “I look at teams that go up to the Premier League, pay players a fortune, come down and are still paying them a fortune. I can’t believe how many players get paid not to play football. I look at the geezer [Jack] Rodwell up at Sunderland, he gets paid £70,000 a week not to play. Where’s their drive, where’s their ambition to get to the next level? Morison insists there is no pressure on Millwall Credit: Pa “This club won’t lose its’ values or workmanlike class. And Millwall, honestly, it’s a nice club. People think it’s a horrible place to come and play but it’s actually a really nice place to come and play - as long as you’re willing to work hard.” Nice is not often a word associated with Millwall and their supporters, though. There is every chance Millwall may soon be ready for the Premier League, but will the Premier League be ready for Millwall? “I don’t think the police will be,” laughs Morison. “Look, we get hardly any tickets away from home now. We went to Sheffield United and got 1200 tickets. Preston went there the weekend after and got 2500. It’s crazy. “I think it speaks volumes that no one wants us to get there, apart from people within the football club and our immediate supporters. The other day Sky didn’t even put us in their promotion graphic. People aren’t paying attention to us, aren’t giving us that respect. I don’t know who does the voting for Manager of the Season, or who gives the player awards out - but they haven’t got a scooby.” He shrugs, as relaxed as at the water park three years ago. “But as the motto says - we’re Millwall and we don’t care.” They may not, but soon the Premier League might.
How Millwall became the Championship's surprise package
In the summer of 2015 two former Millwall team-mates met up at the Aquashow Water Park in the Algarve. As their families played in the sunshine Steve Morison and Neil Harris slipped away for a quiet beer and a chat about what had happened to their beloved club. Millwall had just been relegated to League One and the place was, according to Morison, “a shambles”. If there was hope it existed solely in Harris - Millwall’s record scorer and a true club legend - having just accepted the daunting post of manager. Harris had a plan, and central to it was a new centre-forward and dressing room leader - and he wanted Morison to fill both those roles. “I remember rejoining Millwall that summer, walking through the door and the club was just back,” remembers Morison. “It was different suddenly. We were back to where we needed to be. Now we are reaping our rewards.” And those rewards could, to wide-spread astonishment, include promotion to the Premier League. Millwall go into Friday night’s game with Fulham on the back of a 17-game unbeaten run that has taken them from 19th to sixth in the Championship, with the final play-off spot in their hands. Despite having one of the smallest budgets and average gates in the division, no star players, and the lingering threat of losing their stadium, Millwall are in with a shot at the big time. “This is a free shot at promotion for us, 100 per cent” says Morison. “If other teams don’t make it their manager will lose their job. They’ll release their players or sell them because they’re not good enough and spend £20million-£30m to try and do it next year. That’s where the pressure is - it ain’t on us. Steve Morison and Neil Harris celebrate promotion through the play-offs Credit: Getty images “If we make the play-offs we’d think: ‘We might as well go to Wembley now’. And if we do that we’d be in the huddle before the game and I’ll say: ‘Shall we go Prem?’ We just want to see how far we can take this rollercoaster.” But the question everyone is asking is quite how Millwall got here in the first place, having only been promoted after sneaking into the League One play-offs on the final day of last season. “How has this happened? Hard work,” Morison says. “We run further than the other teams. We want it more than other teams. We’ve found our way of playing and I think lots of teams look at it and go - ‘We’re playing Millwall today, we’ll beat them as we’re better than them and get paid more than them’. “They turn up, we give them a whack after 10 minutes and they’re moaning because you shouldn’t be able to do that to them, it’s not in the script. “Then we’ve added a bit of quality and as a team we defend manfully all over the pitch. There’s a real sense that if we play to our potential nobody can beat us. In the dressing room the other day someone said ‘Fulham will be a tough game on Friday’ and someone else came out with ‘Nah, they can’t beat us’. “We are an underdog team that work incredibly hard. Apart from Tim Cahill every single player in that dressing room, me included, if we stopped tomorrow we would have to work. This is our work now so we come in, work hard and enjoy being here. “We play the same team every game and the same way every game, and we just keep having moments. We aren’t searching for an ingredient - we keep making the same cake.” That means unapologetically direct football, utter commitment and a rock-solid team spirit, with Harris’ background checks on every potential signing paying dividends. No one player is paid significantly more than any other, with Morison’s weekly ‘Thursday Club’ nights out keeping the squad tight-knit. Off the field the club has also won a battle with Lewisham Council over the compulsary purchase of land around the New Den which could have left them homeless. That galvanised the fanbase while Harris worked wonders with the team. Key to that was finding a settled side - he has made just three changes to his starting XI in as many games - as they became the form team in the division with the exception of Friday's opponents, who are on a 21-game unbeaten run of their own. But as expectations start to alter those central to Millwall’s success are adamant promotion would not change them. “If we get there we’ll live the dream but this club won’t start paying stupid money,” says Morison. “I look at teams that go up to the Premier League, pay players a fortune, come down and are still paying them a fortune. I can’t believe how many players get paid not to play football. I look at the geezer [Jack] Rodwell up at Sunderland, he gets paid £70,000 a week not to play. Where’s their drive, where’s their ambition to get to the next level? Morison insists there is no pressure on Millwall Credit: Pa “This club won’t lose its’ values or workmanlike class. And Millwall, honestly, it’s a nice club. People think it’s a horrible place to come and play but it’s actually a really nice place to come and play - as long as you’re willing to work hard.” Nice is not often a word associated with Millwall and their supporters, though. There is every chance Millwall may soon be ready for the Premier League, but will the Premier League be ready for Millwall? “I don’t think the police will be,” laughs Morison. “Look, we get hardly any tickets away from home now. We went to Sheffield United and got 1200 tickets. Preston went there the weekend after and got 2500. It’s crazy. “I think it speaks volumes that no one wants us to get there, apart from people within the football club and our immediate supporters. The other day Sky didn’t even put us in their promotion graphic. People aren’t paying attention to us, aren’t giving us that respect. I don’t know who does the voting for Manager of the Season, or who gives the player awards out - but they haven’t got a scooby.” He shrugs, as relaxed as at the water park three years ago. “But as the motto says - we’re Millwall and we don’t care.” They may not, but soon the Premier League might.
In the summer of 2015 two former Millwall team-mates met up at the Aquashow Water Park in the Algarve. As their families played in the sunshine Steve Morison and Neil Harris slipped away for a quiet beer and a chat about what had happened to their beloved club. Millwall had just been relegated to League One and the place was, according to Morison, “a shambles”. If there was hope it existed solely in Harris - Millwall’s record scorer and a true club legend - having just accepted the daunting post of manager. Harris had a plan, and central to it was a new centre-forward and dressing room leader - and he wanted Morison to fill both those roles. “I remember rejoining Millwall that summer, walking through the door and the club was just back,” remembers Morison. “It was different suddenly. We were back to where we needed to be. Now we are reaping our rewards.” And those rewards could, to wide-spread astonishment, include promotion to the Premier League. Millwall go into Friday night’s game with Fulham on the back of a 17-game unbeaten run that has taken them from 19th to sixth in the Championship, with the final play-off spot in their hands. Despite having one of the smallest budgets and average gates in the division, no star players, and the lingering threat of losing their stadium, Millwall are in with a shot at the big time. “This is a free shot at promotion for us, 100 per cent” says Morison. “If other teams don’t make it their manager will lose their job. They’ll release their players or sell them because they’re not good enough and spend £20million-£30m to try and do it next year. That’s where the pressure is - it ain’t on us. Steve Morison and Neil Harris celebrate promotion through the play-offs Credit: Getty images “If we make the play-offs we’d think: ‘We might as well go to Wembley now’. And if we do that we’d be in the huddle before the game and I’ll say: ‘Shall we go Prem?’ We just want to see how far we can take this rollercoaster.” But the question everyone is asking is quite how Millwall got here in the first place, having only been promoted after sneaking into the League One play-offs on the final day of last season. “How has this happened? Hard work,” Morison says. “We run further than the other teams. We want it more than other teams. We’ve found our way of playing and I think lots of teams look at it and go - ‘We’re playing Millwall today, we’ll beat them as we’re better than them and get paid more than them’. “They turn up, we give them a whack after 10 minutes and they’re moaning because you shouldn’t be able to do that to them, it’s not in the script. “Then we’ve added a bit of quality and as a team we defend manfully all over the pitch. There’s a real sense that if we play to our potential nobody can beat us. In the dressing room the other day someone said ‘Fulham will be a tough game on Friday’ and someone else came out with ‘Nah, they can’t beat us’. “We are an underdog team that work incredibly hard. Apart from Tim Cahill every single player in that dressing room, me included, if we stopped tomorrow we would have to work. This is our work now so we come in, work hard and enjoy being here. “We play the same team every game and the same way every game, and we just keep having moments. We aren’t searching for an ingredient - we keep making the same cake.” That means unapologetically direct football, utter commitment and a rock-solid team spirit, with Harris’ background checks on every potential signing paying dividends. No one player is paid significantly more than any other, with Morison’s weekly ‘Thursday Club’ nights out keeping the squad tight-knit. Off the field the club has also won a battle with Lewisham Council over the compulsary purchase of land around the New Den which could have left them homeless. That galvanised the fanbase while Harris worked wonders with the team. Key to that was finding a settled side - he has made just three changes to his starting XI in as many games - as they became the form team in the division with the exception of Friday's opponents, who are on a 21-game unbeaten run of their own. But as expectations start to alter those central to Millwall’s success are adamant promotion would not change them. “If we get there we’ll live the dream but this club won’t start paying stupid money,” says Morison. “I look at teams that go up to the Premier League, pay players a fortune, come down and are still paying them a fortune. I can’t believe how many players get paid not to play football. I look at the geezer [Jack] Rodwell up at Sunderland, he gets paid £70,000 a week not to play. Where’s their drive, where’s their ambition to get to the next level? Morison insists there is no pressure on Millwall Credit: Pa “This club won’t lose its’ values or workmanlike class. And Millwall, honestly, it’s a nice club. People think it’s a horrible place to come and play but it’s actually a really nice place to come and play - as long as you’re willing to work hard.” Nice is not often a word associated with Millwall and their supporters, though. There is every chance Millwall may soon be ready for the Premier League, but will the Premier League be ready for Millwall? “I don’t think the police will be,” laughs Morison. “Look, we get hardly any tickets away from home now. We went to Sheffield United and got 1200 tickets. Preston went there the weekend after and got 2500. It’s crazy. “I think it speaks volumes that no one wants us to get there, apart from people within the football club and our immediate supporters. The other day Sky didn’t even put us in their promotion graphic. People aren’t paying attention to us, aren’t giving us that respect. I don’t know who does the voting for Manager of the Season, or who gives the player awards out - but they haven’t got a scooby.” He shrugs, as relaxed as at the water park three years ago. “But as the motto says - we’re Millwall and we don’t care.” They may not, but soon the Premier League might.
How Millwall became the Championship's surprise package
In the summer of 2015 two former Millwall team-mates met up at the Aquashow Water Park in the Algarve. As their families played in the sunshine Steve Morison and Neil Harris slipped away for a quiet beer and a chat about what had happened to their beloved club. Millwall had just been relegated to League One and the place was, according to Morison, “a shambles”. If there was hope it existed solely in Harris - Millwall’s record scorer and a true club legend - having just accepted the daunting post of manager. Harris had a plan, and central to it was a new centre-forward and dressing room leader - and he wanted Morison to fill both those roles. “I remember rejoining Millwall that summer, walking through the door and the club was just back,” remembers Morison. “It was different suddenly. We were back to where we needed to be. Now we are reaping our rewards.” And those rewards could, to wide-spread astonishment, include promotion to the Premier League. Millwall go into Friday night’s game with Fulham on the back of a 17-game unbeaten run that has taken them from 19th to sixth in the Championship, with the final play-off spot in their hands. Despite having one of the smallest budgets and average gates in the division, no star players, and the lingering threat of losing their stadium, Millwall are in with a shot at the big time. “This is a free shot at promotion for us, 100 per cent” says Morison. “If other teams don’t make it their manager will lose their job. They’ll release their players or sell them because they’re not good enough and spend £20million-£30m to try and do it next year. That’s where the pressure is - it ain’t on us. Steve Morison and Neil Harris celebrate promotion through the play-offs Credit: Getty images “If we make the play-offs we’d think: ‘We might as well go to Wembley now’. And if we do that we’d be in the huddle before the game and I’ll say: ‘Shall we go Prem?’ We just want to see how far we can take this rollercoaster.” But the question everyone is asking is quite how Millwall got here in the first place, having only been promoted after sneaking into the League One play-offs on the final day of last season. “How has this happened? Hard work,” Morison says. “We run further than the other teams. We want it more than other teams. We’ve found our way of playing and I think lots of teams look at it and go - ‘We’re playing Millwall today, we’ll beat them as we’re better than them and get paid more than them’. “They turn up, we give them a whack after 10 minutes and they’re moaning because you shouldn’t be able to do that to them, it’s not in the script. “Then we’ve added a bit of quality and as a team we defend manfully all over the pitch. There’s a real sense that if we play to our potential nobody can beat us. In the dressing room the other day someone said ‘Fulham will be a tough game on Friday’ and someone else came out with ‘Nah, they can’t beat us’. “We are an underdog team that work incredibly hard. Apart from Tim Cahill every single player in that dressing room, me included, if we stopped tomorrow we would have to work. This is our work now so we come in, work hard and enjoy being here. “We play the same team every game and the same way every game, and we just keep having moments. We aren’t searching for an ingredient - we keep making the same cake.” That means unapologetically direct football, utter commitment and a rock-solid team spirit, with Harris’ background checks on every potential signing paying dividends. No one player is paid significantly more than any other, with Morison’s weekly ‘Thursday Club’ nights out keeping the squad tight-knit. Off the field the club has also won a battle with Lewisham Council over the compulsary purchase of land around the New Den which could have left them homeless. That galvanised the fanbase while Harris worked wonders with the team. Key to that was finding a settled side - he has made just three changes to his starting XI in as many games - as they became the form team in the division with the exception of Friday's opponents, who are on a 21-game unbeaten run of their own. But as expectations start to alter those central to Millwall’s success are adamant promotion would not change them. “If we get there we’ll live the dream but this club won’t start paying stupid money,” says Morison. “I look at teams that go up to the Premier League, pay players a fortune, come down and are still paying them a fortune. I can’t believe how many players get paid not to play football. I look at the geezer [Jack] Rodwell up at Sunderland, he gets paid £70,000 a week not to play. Where’s their drive, where’s their ambition to get to the next level? Morison insists there is no pressure on Millwall Credit: Pa “This club won’t lose its’ values or workmanlike class. And Millwall, honestly, it’s a nice club. People think it’s a horrible place to come and play but it’s actually a really nice place to come and play - as long as you’re willing to work hard.” Nice is not often a word associated with Millwall and their supporters, though. There is every chance Millwall may soon be ready for the Premier League, but will the Premier League be ready for Millwall? “I don’t think the police will be,” laughs Morison. “Look, we get hardly any tickets away from home now. We went to Sheffield United and got 1200 tickets. Preston went there the weekend after and got 2500. It’s crazy. “I think it speaks volumes that no one wants us to get there, apart from people within the football club and our immediate supporters. The other day Sky didn’t even put us in their promotion graphic. People aren’t paying attention to us, aren’t giving us that respect. I don’t know who does the voting for Manager of the Season, or who gives the player awards out - but they haven’t got a scooby.” He shrugs, as relaxed as at the water park three years ago. “But as the motto says - we’re Millwall and we don’t care.” They may not, but soon the Premier League might.
In the summer of 2015 two former Millwall team-mates met up at the Aquashow Water Park in the Algarve. As their families played in the sunshine Steve Morison and Neil Harris slipped away for a quiet beer and a chat about what had happened to their beloved club. Millwall had just been relegated to League One and the place was, according to Morison, “a shambles”. If there was hope it existed solely in Harris - Millwall’s record scorer and a true club legend - having just accepted the daunting post of manager. Harris had a plan, and central to it was a new centre-forward and dressing room leader - and he wanted Morison to fill both those roles. “I remember rejoining Millwall that summer, walking through the door and the club was just back,” remembers Morison. “It was different suddenly. We were back to where we needed to be. Now we are reaping our rewards.” And those rewards could, to wide-spread astonishment, include promotion to the Premier League. Millwall go into Friday night’s game with Fulham on the back of a 17-game unbeaten run that has taken them from 19th to sixth in the Championship, with the final play-off spot in their hands. Despite having one of the smallest budgets and average gates in the division, no star players, and the lingering threat of losing their stadium, Millwall are in with a shot at the big time. “This is a free shot at promotion for us, 100 per cent” says Morison. “If other teams don’t make it their manager will lose their job. They’ll release their players or sell them because they’re not good enough and spend £20million-£30m to try and do it next year. That’s where the pressure is - it ain’t on us. Steve Morison and Neil Harris celebrate promotion through the play-offs Credit: Getty images “If we make the play-offs we’d think: ‘We might as well go to Wembley now’. And if we do that we’d be in the huddle before the game and I’ll say: ‘Shall we go Prem?’ We just want to see how far we can take this rollercoaster.” But the question everyone is asking is quite how Millwall got here in the first place, having only been promoted after sneaking into the League One play-offs on the final day of last season. “How has this happened? Hard work,” Morison says. “We run further than the other teams. We want it more than other teams. We’ve found our way of playing and I think lots of teams look at it and go - ‘We’re playing Millwall today, we’ll beat them as we’re better than them and get paid more than them’. “They turn up, we give them a whack after 10 minutes and they’re moaning because you shouldn’t be able to do that to them, it’s not in the script. “Then we’ve added a bit of quality and as a team we defend manfully all over the pitch. There’s a real sense that if we play to our potential nobody can beat us. In the dressing room the other day someone said ‘Fulham will be a tough game on Friday’ and someone else came out with ‘Nah, they can’t beat us’. “We are an underdog team that work incredibly hard. Apart from Tim Cahill every single player in that dressing room, me included, if we stopped tomorrow we would have to work. This is our work now so we come in, work hard and enjoy being here. “We play the same team every game and the same way every game, and we just keep having moments. We aren’t searching for an ingredient - we keep making the same cake.” That means unapologetically direct football, utter commitment and a rock-solid team spirit, with Harris’ background checks on every potential signing paying dividends. No one player is paid significantly more than any other, with Morison’s weekly ‘Thursday Club’ nights out keeping the squad tight-knit. Off the field the club has also won a battle with Lewisham Council over the compulsary purchase of land around the New Den which could have left them homeless. That galvanised the fanbase while Harris worked wonders with the team. Key to that was finding a settled side - he has made just three changes to his starting XI in as many games - as they became the form team in the division with the exception of Friday's opponents, who are on a 21-game unbeaten run of their own. But as expectations start to alter those central to Millwall’s success are adamant promotion would not change them. “If we get there we’ll live the dream but this club won’t start paying stupid money,” says Morison. “I look at teams that go up to the Premier League, pay players a fortune, come down and are still paying them a fortune. I can’t believe how many players get paid not to play football. I look at the geezer [Jack] Rodwell up at Sunderland, he gets paid £70,000 a week not to play. Where’s their drive, where’s their ambition to get to the next level? Morison insists there is no pressure on Millwall Credit: Pa “This club won’t lose its’ values or workmanlike class. And Millwall, honestly, it’s a nice club. People think it’s a horrible place to come and play but it’s actually a really nice place to come and play - as long as you’re willing to work hard.” Nice is not often a word associated with Millwall and their supporters, though. There is every chance Millwall may soon be ready for the Premier League, but will the Premier League be ready for Millwall? “I don’t think the police will be,” laughs Morison. “Look, we get hardly any tickets away from home now. We went to Sheffield United and got 1200 tickets. Preston went there the weekend after and got 2500. It’s crazy. “I think it speaks volumes that no one wants us to get there, apart from people within the football club and our immediate supporters. The other day Sky didn’t even put us in their promotion graphic. People aren’t paying attention to us, aren’t giving us that respect. I don’t know who does the voting for Manager of the Season, or who gives the player awards out - but they haven’t got a scooby.” He shrugs, as relaxed as at the water park three years ago. “But as the motto says - we’re Millwall and we don’t care.” They may not, but soon the Premier League might.
How Millwall became the Championship's surprise package
In the summer of 2015 two former Millwall team-mates met up at the Aquashow Water Park in the Algarve. As their families played in the sunshine Steve Morison and Neil Harris slipped away for a quiet beer and a chat about what had happened to their beloved club. Millwall had just been relegated to League One and the place was, according to Morison, “a shambles”. If there was hope it existed solely in Harris - Millwall’s record scorer and a true club legend - having just accepted the daunting post of manager. Harris had a plan, and central to it was a new centre-forward and dressing room leader - and he wanted Morison to fill both those roles. “I remember rejoining Millwall that summer, walking through the door and the club was just back,” remembers Morison. “It was different suddenly. We were back to where we needed to be. Now we are reaping our rewards.” And those rewards could, to wide-spread astonishment, include promotion to the Premier League. Millwall go into Friday night’s game with Fulham on the back of a 17-game unbeaten run that has taken them from 19th to sixth in the Championship, with the final play-off spot in their hands. Despite having one of the smallest budgets and average gates in the division, no star players, and the lingering threat of losing their stadium, Millwall are in with a shot at the big time. “This is a free shot at promotion for us, 100 per cent” says Morison. “If other teams don’t make it their manager will lose their job. They’ll release their players or sell them because they’re not good enough and spend £20million-£30m to try and do it next year. That’s where the pressure is - it ain’t on us. Steve Morison and Neil Harris celebrate promotion through the play-offs Credit: Getty images “If we make the play-offs we’d think: ‘We might as well go to Wembley now’. And if we do that we’d be in the huddle before the game and I’ll say: ‘Shall we go Prem?’ We just want to see how far we can take this rollercoaster.” But the question everyone is asking is quite how Millwall got here in the first place, having only been promoted after sneaking into the League One play-offs on the final day of last season. “How has this happened? Hard work,” Morison says. “We run further than the other teams. We want it more than other teams. We’ve found our way of playing and I think lots of teams look at it and go - ‘We’re playing Millwall today, we’ll beat them as we’re better than them and get paid more than them’. “They turn up, we give them a whack after 10 minutes and they’re moaning because you shouldn’t be able to do that to them, it’s not in the script. “Then we’ve added a bit of quality and as a team we defend manfully all over the pitch. There’s a real sense that if we play to our potential nobody can beat us. In the dressing room the other day someone said ‘Fulham will be a tough game on Friday’ and someone else came out with ‘Nah, they can’t beat us’. “We are an underdog team that work incredibly hard. Apart from Tim Cahill every single player in that dressing room, me included, if we stopped tomorrow we would have to work. This is our work now so we come in, work hard and enjoy being here. “We play the same team every game and the same way every game, and we just keep having moments. We aren’t searching for an ingredient - we keep making the same cake.” That means unapologetically direct football, utter commitment and a rock-solid team spirit, with Harris’ background checks on every potential signing paying dividends. No one player is paid significantly more than any other, with Morison’s weekly ‘Thursday Club’ nights out keeping the squad tight-knit. Off the field the club has also won a battle with Lewisham Council over the compulsary purchase of land around the New Den which could have left them homeless. That galvanised the fanbase while Harris worked wonders with the team. Key to that was finding a settled side - he has made just three changes to his starting XI in as many games - as they became the form team in the division with the exception of Friday's opponents, who are on a 21-game unbeaten run of their own. But as expectations start to alter those central to Millwall’s success are adamant promotion would not change them. “If we get there we’ll live the dream but this club won’t start paying stupid money,” says Morison. “I look at teams that go up to the Premier League, pay players a fortune, come down and are still paying them a fortune. I can’t believe how many players get paid not to play football. I look at the geezer [Jack] Rodwell up at Sunderland, he gets paid £70,000 a week not to play. Where’s their drive, where’s their ambition to get to the next level? Morison insists there is no pressure on Millwall Credit: Pa “This club won’t lose its’ values or workmanlike class. And Millwall, honestly, it’s a nice club. People think it’s a horrible place to come and play but it’s actually a really nice place to come and play - as long as you’re willing to work hard.” Nice is not often a word associated with Millwall and their supporters, though. There is every chance Millwall may soon be ready for the Premier League, but will the Premier League be ready for Millwall? “I don’t think the police will be,” laughs Morison. “Look, we get hardly any tickets away from home now. We went to Sheffield United and got 1200 tickets. Preston went there the weekend after and got 2500. It’s crazy. “I think it speaks volumes that no one wants us to get there, apart from people within the football club and our immediate supporters. The other day Sky didn’t even put us in their promotion graphic. People aren’t paying attention to us, aren’t giving us that respect. I don’t know who does the voting for Manager of the Season, or who gives the player awards out - but they haven’t got a scooby.” He shrugs, as relaxed as at the water park three years ago. “But as the motto says - we’re Millwall and we don’t care.” They may not, but soon the Premier League might.
We're into the final month of the season across England's top four tiers, and there is still plenty to play for. The Premier League title is wrapped up, and the bottom three clubs are looking increasingly to be relegated, but lower down the footballing pyramid there is plenty still at stake. Here, we round-up who can still finish where in the Premier League and Football League. Premier League Every team has either four or five games remaining, but it wouldn't be all that surprising if everyone finished in exactly the position they currently find themselves - or at least in the positions that truly matter. Manchester City are champions, while Manchester United, Liverpool and Tottenham are looking good to finish in the top four, barring a significant late collapse coupled with a Chelsea recovery. Arsenal and Burnley are battling it out for sixth place (though Arsenal can technically still finish in the top four), with the losers of that race to go into the Europa League at the second qualifying stage - which starts on July 26. Everyone from Leicester in eighth and below can - mathematically - still be relegated, but it would take something dramatic for any of the teams above West Ham to be pulled back in to the dogfight. Southampton, Stoke and West Brom, all at least five points adrift of safety, are in real trouble. Premier League | Who can still get what? Championship Wolves are all but secure of the Championship title, 12 points clear of Cardiff, who have four games left and a vastly inferior goal difference. Cardiff are battling it out with Fulham and Aston Villa for the second remaining automatic play-off spot, though the Welsh side are in the best position to secure promotion. Two of those sides will go into the play-offs, joined by two more of Middlesbrough, Millwall, Derby, Preston, Sheffield United, Brentford and Bristol City, though the final four of those sides face an uphill task to sneak in. At the other end of the table, Sunderland are on the brink of a second successive relegation and last position, rooted to the foot of the Championship. Burton and Barnsley currently make up the bottom three, though Barnsley have a game in hand on Birmingham and Bolton, two points above them, just outside the relegation zone. Every side up to Nottingham Forest can still technically go down, but everyone from Reading and up should survive. Championship | What can still happen? League One Wigan and Blackburn look like they have won the race for the two automatic promotion spots, though Shrewsbury could technically still catch either. Whichever of those teams does not get into the top two will go into the play-offs, and with many sides still having to play five more games, the race for the three remaining play-off places is very, very open. Every team between Rotherham in fourth and Southend in 15th (apart from Fleetwood, due to the combination of other teams' games) can still make it into the play-offs, though realistically, it is unlikely that anyone below ninth will. At the bottom, Bury are down, while everyone up to Bradford in 10th could feasibly get sucked into the relegation battle. Given only eight points separate Rochdale in 21st and Doncaster in 12th, there is an awful lot still to play for. League One | What can still happen? League Two Accrington Stanley have sealed promotion to League One, and Luton will join them with one more win. Wycombe are in pole position to secure the third and final automatic promotion slot, but every side currently in the play-off places is still in contention. The play-off berths will be filled by four teams from those currently between second and 14th (apart from Crawley, who have too few games remaining to make it into seventh). Relegation from the Football League is looking perilously likely for both Chesterfield and Barnet, though everyone up to Crewe in 17th could still be dragged into the drop zone, however unlikely that actually is. League Two | What can still happen?
Premier League and Football League relegation, promotion and play-offs: who can still finish where?
We're into the final month of the season across England's top four tiers, and there is still plenty to play for. The Premier League title is wrapped up, and the bottom three clubs are looking increasingly to be relegated, but lower down the footballing pyramid there is plenty still at stake. Here, we round-up who can still finish where in the Premier League and Football League. Premier League Every team has either four or five games remaining, but it wouldn't be all that surprising if everyone finished in exactly the position they currently find themselves - or at least in the positions that truly matter. Manchester City are champions, while Manchester United, Liverpool and Tottenham are looking good to finish in the top four, barring a significant late collapse coupled with a Chelsea recovery. Arsenal and Burnley are battling it out for sixth place (though Arsenal can technically still finish in the top four), with the losers of that race to go into the Europa League at the second qualifying stage - which starts on July 26. Everyone from Leicester in eighth and below can - mathematically - still be relegated, but it would take something dramatic for any of the teams above West Ham to be pulled back in to the dogfight. Southampton, Stoke and West Brom, all at least five points adrift of safety, are in real trouble. Premier League | Who can still get what? Championship Wolves are all but secure of the Championship title, 12 points clear of Cardiff, who have four games left and a vastly inferior goal difference. Cardiff are battling it out with Fulham and Aston Villa for the second remaining automatic play-off spot, though the Welsh side are in the best position to secure promotion. Two of those sides will go into the play-offs, joined by two more of Middlesbrough, Millwall, Derby, Preston, Sheffield United, Brentford and Bristol City, though the final four of those sides face an uphill task to sneak in. At the other end of the table, Sunderland are on the brink of a second successive relegation and last position, rooted to the foot of the Championship. Burton and Barnsley currently make up the bottom three, though Barnsley have a game in hand on Birmingham and Bolton, two points above them, just outside the relegation zone. Every side up to Nottingham Forest can still technically go down, but everyone from Reading and up should survive. Championship | What can still happen? League One Wigan and Blackburn look like they have won the race for the two automatic promotion spots, though Shrewsbury could technically still catch either. Whichever of those teams does not get into the top two will go into the play-offs, and with many sides still having to play five more games, the race for the three remaining play-off places is very, very open. Every team between Rotherham in fourth and Southend in 15th (apart from Fleetwood, due to the combination of other teams' games) can still make it into the play-offs, though realistically, it is unlikely that anyone below ninth will. At the bottom, Bury are down, while everyone up to Bradford in 10th could feasibly get sucked into the relegation battle. Given only eight points separate Rochdale in 21st and Doncaster in 12th, there is an awful lot still to play for. League One | What can still happen? League Two Accrington Stanley have sealed promotion to League One, and Luton will join them with one more win. Wycombe are in pole position to secure the third and final automatic promotion slot, but every side currently in the play-off places is still in contention. The play-off berths will be filled by four teams from those currently between second and 14th (apart from Crawley, who have too few games remaining to make it into seventh). Relegation from the Football League is looking perilously likely for both Chesterfield and Barnet, though everyone up to Crewe in 17th could still be dragged into the drop zone, however unlikely that actually is. League Two | What can still happen?
The PFA's Premier League Team of the Year has been announced ahead of the 45th PFA Awards this Sunday and while Manchester City and Tottenham are, unsurprisingly, well represented, Liverpool - currently third in the league and through to the Champions League semi-finals - have just one man in the XI. That man is Mohamed Salah, who has scored 30 goals in the league so far this season and is many people's favourite to win the Player of the Year award, although he faces stiff competition from Man City's Kevin De Bruyne, who also make the PFA's line-up. In a 4-3-3 formation, Man Utd shot-stopper David De Gea is in goal with Kyle Walker, Jan Vertonghen, Nicolas Otamendi and Marcos Alonso - the sole player from dethroned champions Chelsea - across the back line. In the middle of the park there's David Silva, De Bruyne and Christian Eriksen, while, up front, Salah, Sergio Aguero - amazingly the first time he has ever made this list - and Harry Kane finish off the line-up. Champions Man City make up almost half of the Premier League team of the year, but the list of players missing certainly raises an eyebrow. No Roberto Firmino, no Leroy Sane, no Mousa Dembele, no Andrew Robertson. PFA Premier League Team of the Year Salah has already said helping Liverpool win the Champions League is more important than any individual award he could receive this season. The Egyptian reached the 40-goal mark across all competitions this season in Liverpool's 3-0 Premier League win over Bournemouth on Saturday and is leading the race for the European Golden Shoe. And Liverpool beat Manchester City 5-1 on aggregate this month to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League, where they will face AS Roma. "To win the Champions League," Salah said, when asked if he preferred to win the competition or an individual award. "If you had a choice, then of course the Champions League. "... To win the Champions League is huge for everyone. I don't care about the rest." The 25 year-old has scored 30 goals in 32 league appearances for Liverpool in his debut season at the club and is now as short as 1-3 to be named the PFA Player of the Year. In a huge swing in the betting, De Bruyne is out to 9-4 in places. Wolves and Fulham dominate the PFA's Championship team of the year. Leaders Wolves, who have already secured promotion to the Premier League, and third-placed Fulham both boast three players each. Wolves goalkeeper John Ruddy, centre-back Willy Bolly and midfielder Ruben Neves are among the XI, alongside Fulham's 17-year-old left-back Ryan Sessegnon, right-back Ryan Fredericks and midfielder Tom Cairney. The rest of the team is made up of Cardiff defender Sol Bamba, Norwich midfielder James Maddison and forwards, Bobby Reid, Leon Clarke and Matej Vydra of Bristol City, Sheffield United and Derby respectively.
PFA names its Premier League team of the year - and only one Liverpool player makes the grade
The PFA's Premier League Team of the Year has been announced ahead of the 45th PFA Awards this Sunday and while Manchester City and Tottenham are, unsurprisingly, well represented, Liverpool - currently third in the league and through to the Champions League semi-finals - have just one man in the XI. That man is Mohamed Salah, who has scored 30 goals in the league so far this season and is many people's favourite to win the Player of the Year award, although he faces stiff competition from Man City's Kevin De Bruyne, who also make the PFA's line-up. In a 4-3-3 formation, Man Utd shot-stopper David De Gea is in goal with Kyle Walker, Jan Vertonghen, Nicolas Otamendi and Marcos Alonso - the sole player from dethroned champions Chelsea - across the back line. In the middle of the park there's David Silva, De Bruyne and Christian Eriksen, while, up front, Salah, Sergio Aguero - amazingly the first time he has ever made this list - and Harry Kane finish off the line-up. Champions Man City make up almost half of the Premier League team of the year, but the list of players missing certainly raises an eyebrow. No Roberto Firmino, no Leroy Sane, no Mousa Dembele, no Andrew Robertson. PFA Premier League Team of the Year Salah has already said helping Liverpool win the Champions League is more important than any individual award he could receive this season. The Egyptian reached the 40-goal mark across all competitions this season in Liverpool's 3-0 Premier League win over Bournemouth on Saturday and is leading the race for the European Golden Shoe. And Liverpool beat Manchester City 5-1 on aggregate this month to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League, where they will face AS Roma. "To win the Champions League," Salah said, when asked if he preferred to win the competition or an individual award. "If you had a choice, then of course the Champions League. "... To win the Champions League is huge for everyone. I don't care about the rest." The 25 year-old has scored 30 goals in 32 league appearances for Liverpool in his debut season at the club and is now as short as 1-3 to be named the PFA Player of the Year. In a huge swing in the betting, De Bruyne is out to 9-4 in places. Wolves and Fulham dominate the PFA's Championship team of the year. Leaders Wolves, who have already secured promotion to the Premier League, and third-placed Fulham both boast three players each. Wolves goalkeeper John Ruddy, centre-back Willy Bolly and midfielder Ruben Neves are among the XI, alongside Fulham's 17-year-old left-back Ryan Sessegnon, right-back Ryan Fredericks and midfielder Tom Cairney. The rest of the team is made up of Cardiff defender Sol Bamba, Norwich midfielder James Maddison and forwards, Bobby Reid, Leon Clarke and Matej Vydra of Bristol City, Sheffield United and Derby respectively.
Kyle Walker did not know Manchester City’s victory over his former club Tottenham Hotspur would officially make him a Premier League champion when he left Wembley a vindicated man on Saturday night. City had beaten Spurs thanks to goals from Gabriel Jesus, Ilkay Gundogan and Raheem Sterling, but the party was on ice until Manchester United had suffered a shock defeat to West Bromwich Albion less than 24 hours later. Walker was well aware, however, that he had one hand on the trophy, and a Carabao Cup winners’ medal already stashed away, when he described the grass as greener at City. He has got exactly what he wanted, but Walker was not in the mood to gloat. He left Tottenham’s temporary home clutching the shirt of his old team-mate Kieran Trippier and stressed how much he wants Spurs to beat Manchester United in next week’s FA Cup semi-final, and go on to win the trophy. The 27-year-old believes the current Tottenham squad “deserve” to win silverware and insisted he and Mauricio Pochettio still respect each other – even though there remains a clear difference of opinion over the details of his exit. Walker left Tottenham in the summer after eight years there Credit: PA Refusing to take anything for granted ahead of United’s result, Walker said: “We won the Carabao Cup, and that was a step in the right direction for me, but to be competing in the Premier League since I was 19 and to play all the games I played to not win the Premier League was a bit devastating. So to come here, and it’s in touching distance now in my first season, it’s fantastic for me. “You always ask is the grass greener on the other side, and it looks it this way. We need to continue. We can’t just stop at one Premier League title if we go on and do that. It needs to be a number of years before we can be regarded as one of the top teams ever to have played in the league. We have the youth in the squad, and the hunger to go on and do big things.” Pochettino revealed in his book, Brave New World, that Walker was late for an important team meeting and gave his account of why the former Sheffield United youngster left after losing his place to Trippier. Walker is loving life at City Credit: Reuters The Argentine wrote: “Walker came to my office after the Watford game. ‘Gaffer, I’ve been at Tottenham for eight years. I’ve thought about it and my heart isn’t here any more, nor is my head. I’ve given all I have to give.’” Pochettino said he replied, ‘Kyle, you have to stay professional. There’s a month and a half to go. We’re battling for the Premier League and FA Cup. We have to be focused and finish the campaign strongly.’ Walker’s alleged response was, ‘OK, gaffer, but it’s already decided’. The key men on Pep Guardiola's backroom staff | James Ducker On Saturday night, Walker said: “Whatever you read, I know what really happened. I know the truth behind it and so does he. “I won’t stand here and start slagging people off. That’s not what I’m about. I left because it was a time in my career that I needed to move on, and luckily it’s worked out.” City’s performance and result at Wembley was fitting of champions and provided the perfect response to a week in which they had blown up against United and been knocked out of the Champions League by Liverpool. Man City player ratings for title-winning season “We’ve gone from doing so well in all competitions to take three losses,” added Walker, “but we put that right. That shows the character and the belief in the standard of players in the dressing room. “It’s disappointing to lose a game with the chance to go into the semi-finals of the Champions League. It was crushing. “I’m not going to say we didn’t deserve what happened. Liverpool beat us in two games, and congratulations to them. I wish them all the success in the Champions League because it would be fantastic for an English club to go and win it. You have to take your hat off to them.” While Walker will finish his first season at City with two trophies, he still hopes Pochettino and his players win their first piece of silverware with Tottenham in the FA Cup. “They’ve got Manchester United in the semi-finals of the FA Cup, which is a big trophy for them,” he said. “So, please God, they go and win it because their lads deserve it. Every single one of them works hard every day. Not just the lads but the coaching staff as well. “For them to do that when it was a season when they were getting a lot of ifs and buts about Wembley would be very good for them.”
Kyle Walker in no mood to gloat at old Spurs mates and says Man City won't stop at one title
Kyle Walker did not know Manchester City’s victory over his former club Tottenham Hotspur would officially make him a Premier League champion when he left Wembley a vindicated man on Saturday night. City had beaten Spurs thanks to goals from Gabriel Jesus, Ilkay Gundogan and Raheem Sterling, but the party was on ice until Manchester United had suffered a shock defeat to West Bromwich Albion less than 24 hours later. Walker was well aware, however, that he had one hand on the trophy, and a Carabao Cup winners’ medal already stashed away, when he described the grass as greener at City. He has got exactly what he wanted, but Walker was not in the mood to gloat. He left Tottenham’s temporary home clutching the shirt of his old team-mate Kieran Trippier and stressed how much he wants Spurs to beat Manchester United in next week’s FA Cup semi-final, and go on to win the trophy. The 27-year-old believes the current Tottenham squad “deserve” to win silverware and insisted he and Mauricio Pochettio still respect each other – even though there remains a clear difference of opinion over the details of his exit. Walker left Tottenham in the summer after eight years there Credit: PA Refusing to take anything for granted ahead of United’s result, Walker said: “We won the Carabao Cup, and that was a step in the right direction for me, but to be competing in the Premier League since I was 19 and to play all the games I played to not win the Premier League was a bit devastating. So to come here, and it’s in touching distance now in my first season, it’s fantastic for me. “You always ask is the grass greener on the other side, and it looks it this way. We need to continue. We can’t just stop at one Premier League title if we go on and do that. It needs to be a number of years before we can be regarded as one of the top teams ever to have played in the league. We have the youth in the squad, and the hunger to go on and do big things.” Pochettino revealed in his book, Brave New World, that Walker was late for an important team meeting and gave his account of why the former Sheffield United youngster left after losing his place to Trippier. Walker is loving life at City Credit: Reuters The Argentine wrote: “Walker came to my office after the Watford game. ‘Gaffer, I’ve been at Tottenham for eight years. I’ve thought about it and my heart isn’t here any more, nor is my head. I’ve given all I have to give.’” Pochettino said he replied, ‘Kyle, you have to stay professional. There’s a month and a half to go. We’re battling for the Premier League and FA Cup. We have to be focused and finish the campaign strongly.’ Walker’s alleged response was, ‘OK, gaffer, but it’s already decided’. The key men on Pep Guardiola's backroom staff | James Ducker On Saturday night, Walker said: “Whatever you read, I know what really happened. I know the truth behind it and so does he. “I won’t stand here and start slagging people off. That’s not what I’m about. I left because it was a time in my career that I needed to move on, and luckily it’s worked out.” City’s performance and result at Wembley was fitting of champions and provided the perfect response to a week in which they had blown up against United and been knocked out of the Champions League by Liverpool. Man City player ratings for title-winning season “We’ve gone from doing so well in all competitions to take three losses,” added Walker, “but we put that right. That shows the character and the belief in the standard of players in the dressing room. “It’s disappointing to lose a game with the chance to go into the semi-finals of the Champions League. It was crushing. “I’m not going to say we didn’t deserve what happened. Liverpool beat us in two games, and congratulations to them. I wish them all the success in the Champions League because it would be fantastic for an English club to go and win it. You have to take your hat off to them.” While Walker will finish his first season at City with two trophies, he still hopes Pochettino and his players win their first piece of silverware with Tottenham in the FA Cup. “They’ve got Manchester United in the semi-finals of the FA Cup, which is a big trophy for them,” he said. “So, please God, they go and win it because their lads deserve it. Every single one of them works hard every day. Not just the lads but the coaching staff as well. “For them to do that when it was a season when they were getting a lot of ifs and buts about Wembley would be very good for them.”
Kyle Walker did not know Manchester City’s victory over his former club Tottenham Hotspur would officially make him a Premier League champion when he left Wembley a vindicated man on Saturday night. City had beaten Spurs thanks to goals from Gabriel Jesus, Ilkay Gundogan and Raheem Sterling, but the party was on ice until Manchester United had suffered a shock defeat to West Bromwich Albion less than 24 hours later. Walker was well aware, however, that he had one hand on the trophy, and a Carabao Cup winners’ medal already stashed away, when he described the grass as greener at City. He has got exactly what he wanted, but Walker was not in the mood to gloat. He left Tottenham’s temporary home clutching the shirt of his old team-mate Kieran Trippier and stressed how much he wants Spurs to beat Manchester United in next week’s FA Cup semi-final, and go on to win the trophy. The 27-year-old believes the current Tottenham squad “deserve” to win silverware and insisted he and Mauricio Pochettio still respect each other – even though there remains a clear difference of opinion over the details of his exit. Walker left Tottenham in the summer after eight years there Credit: PA Refusing to take anything for granted ahead of United’s result, Walker said: “We won the Carabao Cup, and that was a step in the right direction for me, but to be competing in the Premier League since I was 19 and to play all the games I played to not win the Premier League was a bit devastating. So to come here, and it’s in touching distance now in my first season, it’s fantastic for me. “You always ask is the grass greener on the other side, and it looks it this way. We need to continue. We can’t just stop at one Premier League title if we go on and do that. It needs to be a number of years before we can be regarded as one of the top teams ever to have played in the league. We have the youth in the squad, and the hunger to go on and do big things.” Pochettino revealed in his book, Brave New World, that Walker was late for an important team meeting and gave his account of why the former Sheffield United youngster left after losing his place to Trippier. Walker is loving life at City Credit: Reuters The Argentine wrote: “Walker came to my office after the Watford game. ‘Gaffer, I’ve been at Tottenham for eight years. I’ve thought about it and my heart isn’t here any more, nor is my head. I’ve given all I have to give.’” Pochettino said he replied, ‘Kyle, you have to stay professional. There’s a month and a half to go. We’re battling for the Premier League and FA Cup. We have to be focused and finish the campaign strongly.’ Walker’s alleged response was, ‘OK, gaffer, but it’s already decided’. The key men on Pep Guardiola's backroom staff | James Ducker On Saturday night, Walker said: “Whatever you read, I know what really happened. I know the truth behind it and so does he. “I won’t stand here and start slagging people off. That’s not what I’m about. I left because it was a time in my career that I needed to move on, and luckily it’s worked out.” City’s performance and result at Wembley was fitting of champions and provided the perfect response to a week in which they had blown up against United and been knocked out of the Champions League by Liverpool. Man City player ratings for title-winning season “We’ve gone from doing so well in all competitions to take three losses,” added Walker, “but we put that right. That shows the character and the belief in the standard of players in the dressing room. “It’s disappointing to lose a game with the chance to go into the semi-finals of the Champions League. It was crushing. “I’m not going to say we didn’t deserve what happened. Liverpool beat us in two games, and congratulations to them. I wish them all the success in the Champions League because it would be fantastic for an English club to go and win it. You have to take your hat off to them.” While Walker will finish his first season at City with two trophies, he still hopes Pochettino and his players win their first piece of silverware with Tottenham in the FA Cup. “They’ve got Manchester United in the semi-finals of the FA Cup, which is a big trophy for them,” he said. “So, please God, they go and win it because their lads deserve it. Every single one of them works hard every day. Not just the lads but the coaching staff as well. “For them to do that when it was a season when they were getting a lot of ifs and buts about Wembley would be very good for them.”
Kyle Walker in no mood to gloat at old Spurs mates and says Man City won't stop at one title
Kyle Walker did not know Manchester City’s victory over his former club Tottenham Hotspur would officially make him a Premier League champion when he left Wembley a vindicated man on Saturday night. City had beaten Spurs thanks to goals from Gabriel Jesus, Ilkay Gundogan and Raheem Sterling, but the party was on ice until Manchester United had suffered a shock defeat to West Bromwich Albion less than 24 hours later. Walker was well aware, however, that he had one hand on the trophy, and a Carabao Cup winners’ medal already stashed away, when he described the grass as greener at City. He has got exactly what he wanted, but Walker was not in the mood to gloat. He left Tottenham’s temporary home clutching the shirt of his old team-mate Kieran Trippier and stressed how much he wants Spurs to beat Manchester United in next week’s FA Cup semi-final, and go on to win the trophy. The 27-year-old believes the current Tottenham squad “deserve” to win silverware and insisted he and Mauricio Pochettio still respect each other – even though there remains a clear difference of opinion over the details of his exit. Walker left Tottenham in the summer after eight years there Credit: PA Refusing to take anything for granted ahead of United’s result, Walker said: “We won the Carabao Cup, and that was a step in the right direction for me, but to be competing in the Premier League since I was 19 and to play all the games I played to not win the Premier League was a bit devastating. So to come here, and it’s in touching distance now in my first season, it’s fantastic for me. “You always ask is the grass greener on the other side, and it looks it this way. We need to continue. We can’t just stop at one Premier League title if we go on and do that. It needs to be a number of years before we can be regarded as one of the top teams ever to have played in the league. We have the youth in the squad, and the hunger to go on and do big things.” Pochettino revealed in his book, Brave New World, that Walker was late for an important team meeting and gave his account of why the former Sheffield United youngster left after losing his place to Trippier. Walker is loving life at City Credit: Reuters The Argentine wrote: “Walker came to my office after the Watford game. ‘Gaffer, I’ve been at Tottenham for eight years. I’ve thought about it and my heart isn’t here any more, nor is my head. I’ve given all I have to give.’” Pochettino said he replied, ‘Kyle, you have to stay professional. There’s a month and a half to go. We’re battling for the Premier League and FA Cup. We have to be focused and finish the campaign strongly.’ Walker’s alleged response was, ‘OK, gaffer, but it’s already decided’. The key men on Pep Guardiola's backroom staff | James Ducker On Saturday night, Walker said: “Whatever you read, I know what really happened. I know the truth behind it and so does he. “I won’t stand here and start slagging people off. That’s not what I’m about. I left because it was a time in my career that I needed to move on, and luckily it’s worked out.” City’s performance and result at Wembley was fitting of champions and provided the perfect response to a week in which they had blown up against United and been knocked out of the Champions League by Liverpool. Man City player ratings for title-winning season “We’ve gone from doing so well in all competitions to take three losses,” added Walker, “but we put that right. That shows the character and the belief in the standard of players in the dressing room. “It’s disappointing to lose a game with the chance to go into the semi-finals of the Champions League. It was crushing. “I’m not going to say we didn’t deserve what happened. Liverpool beat us in two games, and congratulations to them. I wish them all the success in the Champions League because it would be fantastic for an English club to go and win it. You have to take your hat off to them.” While Walker will finish his first season at City with two trophies, he still hopes Pochettino and his players win their first piece of silverware with Tottenham in the FA Cup. “They’ve got Manchester United in the semi-finals of the FA Cup, which is a big trophy for them,” he said. “So, please God, they go and win it because their lads deserve it. Every single one of them works hard every day. Not just the lads but the coaching staff as well. “For them to do that when it was a season when they were getting a lot of ifs and buts about Wembley would be very good for them.”
Kyle Walker did not know Manchester City’s victory over his former club Tottenham Hotspur would officially make him a Premier League champion when he left Wembley a vindicated man on Saturday night. City had beaten Spurs thanks to goals from Gabriel Jesus, Ilkay Gundogan and Raheem Sterling, but the party was on ice until Manchester United had suffered a shock defeat to West Bromwich Albion less than 24 hours later. Walker was well aware, however, that he had one hand on the trophy, and a Carabao Cup winners’ medal already stashed away, when he described the grass as greener at City. He has got exactly what he wanted, but Walker was not in the mood to gloat. He left Tottenham’s temporary home clutching the shirt of his old team-mate Kieran Trippier and stressed how much he wants Spurs to beat Manchester United in next week’s FA Cup semi-final, and go on to win the trophy. The 27-year-old believes the current Tottenham squad “deserve” to win silverware and insisted he and Mauricio Pochettio still respect each other – even though there remains a clear difference of opinion over the details of his exit. Walker left Tottenham in the summer after eight years there Credit: PA Refusing to take anything for granted ahead of United’s result, Walker said: “We won the Carabao Cup, and that was a step in the right direction for me, but to be competing in the Premier League since I was 19 and to play all the games I played to not win the Premier League was a bit devastating. So to come here, and it’s in touching distance now in my first season, it’s fantastic for me. “You always ask is the grass greener on the other side, and it looks it this way. We need to continue. We can’t just stop at one Premier League title if we go on and do that. It needs to be a number of years before we can be regarded as one of the top teams ever to have played in the league. We have the youth in the squad, and the hunger to go on and do big things.” Pochettino revealed in his book, Brave New World, that Walker was late for an important team meeting and gave his account of why the former Sheffield United youngster left after losing his place to Trippier. Walker is loving life at City Credit: Reuters The Argentine wrote: “Walker came to my office after the Watford game. ‘Gaffer, I’ve been at Tottenham for eight years. I’ve thought about it and my heart isn’t here any more, nor is my head. I’ve given all I have to give.’” Pochettino said he replied, ‘Kyle, you have to stay professional. There’s a month and a half to go. We’re battling for the Premier League and FA Cup. We have to be focused and finish the campaign strongly.’ Walker’s alleged response was, ‘OK, gaffer, but it’s already decided’. The key men on Pep Guardiola's backroom staff | James Ducker On Saturday night, Walker said: “Whatever you read, I know what really happened. I know the truth behind it and so does he. “I won’t stand here and start slagging people off. That’s not what I’m about. I left because it was a time in my career that I needed to move on, and luckily it’s worked out.” City’s performance and result at Wembley was fitting of champions and provided the perfect response to a week in which they had blown up against United and been knocked out of the Champions League by Liverpool. Man City player ratings for title-winning season “We’ve gone from doing so well in all competitions to take three losses,” added Walker, “but we put that right. That shows the character and the belief in the standard of players in the dressing room. “It’s disappointing to lose a game with the chance to go into the semi-finals of the Champions League. It was crushing. “I’m not going to say we didn’t deserve what happened. Liverpool beat us in two games, and congratulations to them. I wish them all the success in the Champions League because it would be fantastic for an English club to go and win it. You have to take your hat off to them.” While Walker will finish his first season at City with two trophies, he still hopes Pochettino and his players win their first piece of silverware with Tottenham in the FA Cup. “They’ve got Manchester United in the semi-finals of the FA Cup, which is a big trophy for them,” he said. “So, please God, they go and win it because their lads deserve it. Every single one of them works hard every day. Not just the lads but the coaching staff as well. “For them to do that when it was a season when they were getting a lot of ifs and buts about Wembley would be very good for them.”
Kyle Walker in no mood to gloat at old Spurs mates and says Man City won't stop at one title
Kyle Walker did not know Manchester City’s victory over his former club Tottenham Hotspur would officially make him a Premier League champion when he left Wembley a vindicated man on Saturday night. City had beaten Spurs thanks to goals from Gabriel Jesus, Ilkay Gundogan and Raheem Sterling, but the party was on ice until Manchester United had suffered a shock defeat to West Bromwich Albion less than 24 hours later. Walker was well aware, however, that he had one hand on the trophy, and a Carabao Cup winners’ medal already stashed away, when he described the grass as greener at City. He has got exactly what he wanted, but Walker was not in the mood to gloat. He left Tottenham’s temporary home clutching the shirt of his old team-mate Kieran Trippier and stressed how much he wants Spurs to beat Manchester United in next week’s FA Cup semi-final, and go on to win the trophy. The 27-year-old believes the current Tottenham squad “deserve” to win silverware and insisted he and Mauricio Pochettio still respect each other – even though there remains a clear difference of opinion over the details of his exit. Walker left Tottenham in the summer after eight years there Credit: PA Refusing to take anything for granted ahead of United’s result, Walker said: “We won the Carabao Cup, and that was a step in the right direction for me, but to be competing in the Premier League since I was 19 and to play all the games I played to not win the Premier League was a bit devastating. So to come here, and it’s in touching distance now in my first season, it’s fantastic for me. “You always ask is the grass greener on the other side, and it looks it this way. We need to continue. We can’t just stop at one Premier League title if we go on and do that. It needs to be a number of years before we can be regarded as one of the top teams ever to have played in the league. We have the youth in the squad, and the hunger to go on and do big things.” Pochettino revealed in his book, Brave New World, that Walker was late for an important team meeting and gave his account of why the former Sheffield United youngster left after losing his place to Trippier. Walker is loving life at City Credit: Reuters The Argentine wrote: “Walker came to my office after the Watford game. ‘Gaffer, I’ve been at Tottenham for eight years. I’ve thought about it and my heart isn’t here any more, nor is my head. I’ve given all I have to give.’” Pochettino said he replied, ‘Kyle, you have to stay professional. There’s a month and a half to go. We’re battling for the Premier League and FA Cup. We have to be focused and finish the campaign strongly.’ Walker’s alleged response was, ‘OK, gaffer, but it’s already decided’. The key men on Pep Guardiola's backroom staff | James Ducker On Saturday night, Walker said: “Whatever you read, I know what really happened. I know the truth behind it and so does he. “I won’t stand here and start slagging people off. That’s not what I’m about. I left because it was a time in my career that I needed to move on, and luckily it’s worked out.” City’s performance and result at Wembley was fitting of champions and provided the perfect response to a week in which they had blown up against United and been knocked out of the Champions League by Liverpool. Man City player ratings for title-winning season “We’ve gone from doing so well in all competitions to take three losses,” added Walker, “but we put that right. That shows the character and the belief in the standard of players in the dressing room. “It’s disappointing to lose a game with the chance to go into the semi-finals of the Champions League. It was crushing. “I’m not going to say we didn’t deserve what happened. Liverpool beat us in two games, and congratulations to them. I wish them all the success in the Champions League because it would be fantastic for an English club to go and win it. You have to take your hat off to them.” While Walker will finish his first season at City with two trophies, he still hopes Pochettino and his players win their first piece of silverware with Tottenham in the FA Cup. “They’ve got Manchester United in the semi-finals of the FA Cup, which is a big trophy for them,” he said. “So, please God, they go and win it because their lads deserve it. Every single one of them works hard every day. Not just the lads but the coaching staff as well. “For them to do that when it was a season when they were getting a lot of ifs and buts about Wembley would be very good for them.”
Wolves secured a return to the Premier League without kicking a ball on Saturday after Brentford stole a dramatic 1-1 draw at promotion-chasing Fulham. The Cottagers needed a win in the late kick-off to regain second place from Cardiff in the Sky Bet Championship and to deny Wolves a top-flight spot for the first time since 2012. Aleksandar Mitrovic's 70th-minute goal had looked like putting Wolves' party on hold but Neal Maupay's last-gasp header for Brentford sent Nuno Espirito Santo's side up. Wolves can celebrate at home to Birmingham on Sunday, but third-placed Fulham will have to gather themselves after falling a point and a place behind Cardiff - who have a game in hand. The Bluebirds left it late but kept themselves on course for an automatic promotion place with a 2-0 win at Norwich. Neil Warnock's side know three wins from their remaining four games will be enough to join Wolves in the Premier League but they had to dig deep to earn a vital three points at Carrow Road. Kenneth Zohore squeezed the ball past Angus Gunn in the 86th minute before Junior Hoilett's goal in added time ensured Cardiff's two-game losing streak was brought to an end. Junior Hoilett celebrates his injury time goal in Cardiff City's 2-0 win over Norwich Credit: PA Middlesbrough stormed into the play-off places after coming from behind to beat Bristol City 2-1 at the Riverside Stadium. Milan Djuric volleyed the visitors into a 13th-minute lead before George Friend levelled for Boro five minutes later. Daniel Ayala then headed home the winner in the 68th minute, moving Middlesbrough up to fifth while also denting Bristol City's own top-six hopes. Veteran striker Steve Morison struck his fifth goal of the season for Millwall as they came back to draw 1-1 against fellow play-off hopefuls Sheffield United in the early kick-off. Leon Clarke opened the scoring for the Blades in the 74th minute, but Morison equalised instantly to grab his side a point. The sixth-placed Lions remain unbeaten in the league since New Year's Day and Sheffield United, who are ninth, have not lost at home since late January. Ryan Sessegnon (L) was unable to help Fulham get all three points against Brentford and Romaine Sawyers (R) Derby slipped out of the top six, but Burton moved off the bottom and to within five points of safety after a 3-1 victory over the Rams at the Pirelli Stadium. Liam Boyce tapped home from close range to put the hosts in front after 24 minutes, but their lead did not last long as David Nugent equalised moments later. Luke Murphy curled a beautiful effort past Scott Carson to restore the Brewers' lead just before the break and Lucas Akins added a third in the 68th minute. Oli McBurnie's added-time equaliser secured a vital 2-2 draw for Barnsley at home to fellow strugglers Bolton. Gary Gardner scored from 10 yards midway through the first half for the Tykes before Adam Le Fondre levelled from the spot after 82 minutes. Craig Noone thought he had won it for Bolton three minutes later, but McBurnie had the final say to keep Barnsley within two points of the 21st-placed Trotters. Sunderland slipped to the foot of the table and remain six points below Bolton after drawing 2-2 at Reading. Liam Kelly gave the Royals the lead from the penalty spot after Lee Camp brought down Jon Dadi Bodvarsson in the box after 20 minutes. Paddy McNair fired home a stunning equaliser for the Black Cats just after the break before Lee Cattermole's first goal since August 2014 put the visitors in front in the 66th minute. Yann Kermorgant restored parity for Reading with 11 minutes remaining to leave Chris Coleman's side on the brink with three games left. Ben Brereton's late penalty and Joe Lolley's goal in added time secured an unlikely 2-1 win for Nottingham Forest against Ipswich, who had led through Grant Ward's first-half header. Elsewhere, Callum Robinson's double sealed a 2-1 win for Preston against QPR, who had Matt Smith on the scoresheet, while Jordan
Wolves seal promotion to Premier League as Fulham concede late goal
Wolves secured a return to the Premier League without kicking a ball on Saturday after Brentford stole a dramatic 1-1 draw at promotion-chasing Fulham. The Cottagers needed a win in the late kick-off to regain second place from Cardiff in the Sky Bet Championship and to deny Wolves a top-flight spot for the first time since 2012. Aleksandar Mitrovic's 70th-minute goal had looked like putting Wolves' party on hold but Neal Maupay's last-gasp header for Brentford sent Nuno Espirito Santo's side up. Wolves can celebrate at home to Birmingham on Sunday, but third-placed Fulham will have to gather themselves after falling a point and a place behind Cardiff - who have a game in hand. The Bluebirds left it late but kept themselves on course for an automatic promotion place with a 2-0 win at Norwich. Neil Warnock's side know three wins from their remaining four games will be enough to join Wolves in the Premier League but they had to dig deep to earn a vital three points at Carrow Road. Kenneth Zohore squeezed the ball past Angus Gunn in the 86th minute before Junior Hoilett's goal in added time ensured Cardiff's two-game losing streak was brought to an end. Junior Hoilett celebrates his injury time goal in Cardiff City's 2-0 win over Norwich Credit: PA Middlesbrough stormed into the play-off places after coming from behind to beat Bristol City 2-1 at the Riverside Stadium. Milan Djuric volleyed the visitors into a 13th-minute lead before George Friend levelled for Boro five minutes later. Daniel Ayala then headed home the winner in the 68th minute, moving Middlesbrough up to fifth while also denting Bristol City's own top-six hopes. Veteran striker Steve Morison struck his fifth goal of the season for Millwall as they came back to draw 1-1 against fellow play-off hopefuls Sheffield United in the early kick-off. Leon Clarke opened the scoring for the Blades in the 74th minute, but Morison equalised instantly to grab his side a point. The sixth-placed Lions remain unbeaten in the league since New Year's Day and Sheffield United, who are ninth, have not lost at home since late January. Ryan Sessegnon (L) was unable to help Fulham get all three points against Brentford and Romaine Sawyers (R) Derby slipped out of the top six, but Burton moved off the bottom and to within five points of safety after a 3-1 victory over the Rams at the Pirelli Stadium. Liam Boyce tapped home from close range to put the hosts in front after 24 minutes, but their lead did not last long as David Nugent equalised moments later. Luke Murphy curled a beautiful effort past Scott Carson to restore the Brewers' lead just before the break and Lucas Akins added a third in the 68th minute. Oli McBurnie's added-time equaliser secured a vital 2-2 draw for Barnsley at home to fellow strugglers Bolton. Gary Gardner scored from 10 yards midway through the first half for the Tykes before Adam Le Fondre levelled from the spot after 82 minutes. Craig Noone thought he had won it for Bolton three minutes later, but McBurnie had the final say to keep Barnsley within two points of the 21st-placed Trotters. Sunderland slipped to the foot of the table and remain six points below Bolton after drawing 2-2 at Reading. Liam Kelly gave the Royals the lead from the penalty spot after Lee Camp brought down Jon Dadi Bodvarsson in the box after 20 minutes. Paddy McNair fired home a stunning equaliser for the Black Cats just after the break before Lee Cattermole's first goal since August 2014 put the visitors in front in the 66th minute. Yann Kermorgant restored parity for Reading with 11 minutes remaining to leave Chris Coleman's side on the brink with three games left. Ben Brereton's late penalty and Joe Lolley's goal in added time secured an unlikely 2-1 win for Nottingham Forest against Ipswich, who had led through Grant Ward's first-half header. Elsewhere, Callum Robinson's double sealed a 2-1 win for Preston against QPR, who had Matt Smith on the scoresheet, while Jordan
Wolves secured a return to the Premier League without kicking a ball on Saturday after Brentford stole a dramatic 1-1 draw at promotion-chasing Fulham. The Cottagers needed a win in the late kick-off to regain second place from Cardiff in the Sky Bet Championship and to deny Wolves a top-flight spot for the first time since 2012. Aleksandar Mitrovic's 70th-minute goal had looked like putting Wolves' party on hold but Neal Maupay's last-gasp header for Brentford sent Nuno Espirito Santo's side up. Wolves can celebrate at home to Birmingham on Sunday, but third-placed Fulham will have to gather themselves after falling a point and a place behind Cardiff - who have a game in hand. The Bluebirds left it late but kept themselves on course for an automatic promotion place with a 2-0 win at Norwich. Neil Warnock's side know three wins from their remaining four games will be enough to join Wolves in the Premier League but they had to dig deep to earn a vital three points at Carrow Road. Kenneth Zohore squeezed the ball past Angus Gunn in the 86th minute before Junior Hoilett's goal in added time ensured Cardiff's two-game losing streak was brought to an end. Junior Hoilett celebrates his injury time goal in Cardiff City's 2-0 win over Norwich Credit: PA Middlesbrough stormed into the play-off places after coming from behind to beat Bristol City 2-1 at the Riverside Stadium. Milan Djuric volleyed the visitors into a 13th-minute lead before George Friend levelled for Boro five minutes later. Daniel Ayala then headed home the winner in the 68th minute, moving Middlesbrough up to fifth while also denting Bristol City's own top-six hopes. Veteran striker Steve Morison struck his fifth goal of the season for Millwall as they came back to draw 1-1 against fellow play-off hopefuls Sheffield United in the early kick-off. Leon Clarke opened the scoring for the Blades in the 74th minute, but Morison equalised instantly to grab his side a point. The sixth-placed Lions remain unbeaten in the league since New Year's Day and Sheffield United, who are ninth, have not lost at home since late January. Ryan Sessegnon (L) was unable to help Fulham get all three points against Brentford and Romaine Sawyers (R) Derby slipped out of the top six, but Burton moved off the bottom and to within five points of safety after a 3-1 victory over the Rams at the Pirelli Stadium. Liam Boyce tapped home from close range to put the hosts in front after 24 minutes, but their lead did not last long as David Nugent equalised moments later. Luke Murphy curled a beautiful effort past Scott Carson to restore the Brewers' lead just before the break and Lucas Akins added a third in the 68th minute. Oli McBurnie's added-time equaliser secured a vital 2-2 draw for Barnsley at home to fellow strugglers Bolton. Gary Gardner scored from 10 yards midway through the first half for the Tykes before Adam Le Fondre levelled from the spot after 82 minutes. Craig Noone thought he had won it for Bolton three minutes later, but McBurnie had the final say to keep Barnsley within two points of the 21st-placed Trotters. Sunderland slipped to the foot of the table and remain six points below Bolton after drawing 2-2 at Reading. Liam Kelly gave the Royals the lead from the penalty spot after Lee Camp brought down Jon Dadi Bodvarsson in the box after 20 minutes. Paddy McNair fired home a stunning equaliser for the Black Cats just after the break before Lee Cattermole's first goal since August 2014 put the visitors in front in the 66th minute. Yann Kermorgant restored parity for Reading with 11 minutes remaining to leave Chris Coleman's side on the brink with three games left. Ben Brereton's late penalty and Joe Lolley's goal in added time secured an unlikely 2-1 win for Nottingham Forest against Ipswich, who had led through Grant Ward's first-half header. Elsewhere, Callum Robinson's double sealed a 2-1 win for Preston against QPR, who had Matt Smith on the scoresheet, while Jordan
Wolves seal promotion to Premier League as Fulham concede late goal
Wolves secured a return to the Premier League without kicking a ball on Saturday after Brentford stole a dramatic 1-1 draw at promotion-chasing Fulham. The Cottagers needed a win in the late kick-off to regain second place from Cardiff in the Sky Bet Championship and to deny Wolves a top-flight spot for the first time since 2012. Aleksandar Mitrovic's 70th-minute goal had looked like putting Wolves' party on hold but Neal Maupay's last-gasp header for Brentford sent Nuno Espirito Santo's side up. Wolves can celebrate at home to Birmingham on Sunday, but third-placed Fulham will have to gather themselves after falling a point and a place behind Cardiff - who have a game in hand. The Bluebirds left it late but kept themselves on course for an automatic promotion place with a 2-0 win at Norwich. Neil Warnock's side know three wins from their remaining four games will be enough to join Wolves in the Premier League but they had to dig deep to earn a vital three points at Carrow Road. Kenneth Zohore squeezed the ball past Angus Gunn in the 86th minute before Junior Hoilett's goal in added time ensured Cardiff's two-game losing streak was brought to an end. Junior Hoilett celebrates his injury time goal in Cardiff City's 2-0 win over Norwich Credit: PA Middlesbrough stormed into the play-off places after coming from behind to beat Bristol City 2-1 at the Riverside Stadium. Milan Djuric volleyed the visitors into a 13th-minute lead before George Friend levelled for Boro five minutes later. Daniel Ayala then headed home the winner in the 68th minute, moving Middlesbrough up to fifth while also denting Bristol City's own top-six hopes. Veteran striker Steve Morison struck his fifth goal of the season for Millwall as they came back to draw 1-1 against fellow play-off hopefuls Sheffield United in the early kick-off. Leon Clarke opened the scoring for the Blades in the 74th minute, but Morison equalised instantly to grab his side a point. The sixth-placed Lions remain unbeaten in the league since New Year's Day and Sheffield United, who are ninth, have not lost at home since late January. Ryan Sessegnon (L) was unable to help Fulham get all three points against Brentford and Romaine Sawyers (R) Derby slipped out of the top six, but Burton moved off the bottom and to within five points of safety after a 3-1 victory over the Rams at the Pirelli Stadium. Liam Boyce tapped home from close range to put the hosts in front after 24 minutes, but their lead did not last long as David Nugent equalised moments later. Luke Murphy curled a beautiful effort past Scott Carson to restore the Brewers' lead just before the break and Lucas Akins added a third in the 68th minute. Oli McBurnie's added-time equaliser secured a vital 2-2 draw for Barnsley at home to fellow strugglers Bolton. Gary Gardner scored from 10 yards midway through the first half for the Tykes before Adam Le Fondre levelled from the spot after 82 minutes. Craig Noone thought he had won it for Bolton three minutes later, but McBurnie had the final say to keep Barnsley within two points of the 21st-placed Trotters. Sunderland slipped to the foot of the table and remain six points below Bolton after drawing 2-2 at Reading. Liam Kelly gave the Royals the lead from the penalty spot after Lee Camp brought down Jon Dadi Bodvarsson in the box after 20 minutes. Paddy McNair fired home a stunning equaliser for the Black Cats just after the break before Lee Cattermole's first goal since August 2014 put the visitors in front in the 66th minute. Yann Kermorgant restored parity for Reading with 11 minutes remaining to leave Chris Coleman's side on the brink with three games left. Ben Brereton's late penalty and Joe Lolley's goal in added time secured an unlikely 2-1 win for Nottingham Forest against Ipswich, who had led through Grant Ward's first-half header. Elsewhere, Callum Robinson's double sealed a 2-1 win for Preston against QPR, who had Matt Smith on the scoresheet, while Jordan
Wolves secured a return to the Premier League without kicking a ball on Saturday after Brentford stole a dramatic 1-1 draw at promotion-chasing Fulham. The Cottagers needed a win in the late kick-off to regain second place from Cardiff in the Sky Bet Championship and to deny Wolves a top-flight spot for the first time since 2012. Aleksandar Mitrovic's 70th-minute goal had looked like putting Wolves' party on hold but Neal Maupay's last-gasp header for Brentford sent Nuno Espirito Santo's side up. Wolves can celebrate at home to Birmingham on Sunday, but third-placed Fulham will have to gather themselves after falling a point and a place behind Cardiff - who have a game in hand. The Bluebirds left it late but kept themselves on course for an automatic promotion place with a 2-0 win at Norwich. Neil Warnock's side know three wins from their remaining four games will be enough to join Wolves in the Premier League but they had to dig deep to earn a vital three points at Carrow Road. Kenneth Zohore squeezed the ball past Angus Gunn in the 86th minute before Junior Hoilett's goal in added time ensured Cardiff's two-game losing streak was brought to an end. Junior Hoilett celebrates his injury time goal in Cardiff City's 2-0 win over Norwich Credit: PA Middlesbrough stormed into the play-off places after coming from behind to beat Bristol City 2-1 at the Riverside Stadium. Milan Djuric volleyed the visitors into a 13th-minute lead before George Friend levelled for Boro five minutes later. Daniel Ayala then headed home the winner in the 68th minute, moving Middlesbrough up to fifth while also denting Bristol City's own top-six hopes. Veteran striker Steve Morison struck his fifth goal of the season for Millwall as they came back to draw 1-1 against fellow play-off hopefuls Sheffield United in the early kick-off. Leon Clarke opened the scoring for the Blades in the 74th minute, but Morison equalised instantly to grab his side a point. The sixth-placed Lions remain unbeaten in the league since New Year's Day and Sheffield United, who are ninth, have not lost at home since late January. Ryan Sessegnon (L) was unable to help Fulham get all three points against Brentford and Romaine Sawyers (R) Derby slipped out of the top six, but Burton moved off the bottom and to within five points of safety after a 3-1 victory over the Rams at the Pirelli Stadium. Liam Boyce tapped home from close range to put the hosts in front after 24 minutes, but their lead did not last long as David Nugent equalised moments later. Luke Murphy curled a beautiful effort past Scott Carson to restore the Brewers' lead just before the break and Lucas Akins added a third in the 68th minute. Oli McBurnie's added-time equaliser secured a vital 2-2 draw for Barnsley at home to fellow strugglers Bolton. Gary Gardner scored from 10 yards midway through the first half for the Tykes before Adam Le Fondre levelled from the spot after 82 minutes. Craig Noone thought he had won it for Bolton three minutes later, but McBurnie had the final say to keep Barnsley within two points of the 21st-placed Trotters. Sunderland slipped to the foot of the table and remain six points below Bolton after drawing 2-2 at Reading. Liam Kelly gave the Royals the lead from the penalty spot after Lee Camp brought down Jon Dadi Bodvarsson in the box after 20 minutes. Paddy McNair fired home a stunning equaliser for the Black Cats just after the break before Lee Cattermole's first goal since August 2014 put the visitors in front in the 66th minute. Yann Kermorgant restored parity for Reading with 11 minutes remaining to leave Chris Coleman's side on the brink with three games left. Ben Brereton's late penalty and Joe Lolley's goal in added time secured an unlikely 2-1 win for Nottingham Forest against Ipswich, who had led through Grant Ward's first-half header. Elsewhere, Callum Robinson's double sealed a 2-1 win for Preston against QPR, who had Matt Smith on the scoresheet, while Jordan
Wolves seal promotion to Premier League as Fulham concede late goal
Wolves secured a return to the Premier League without kicking a ball on Saturday after Brentford stole a dramatic 1-1 draw at promotion-chasing Fulham. The Cottagers needed a win in the late kick-off to regain second place from Cardiff in the Sky Bet Championship and to deny Wolves a top-flight spot for the first time since 2012. Aleksandar Mitrovic's 70th-minute goal had looked like putting Wolves' party on hold but Neal Maupay's last-gasp header for Brentford sent Nuno Espirito Santo's side up. Wolves can celebrate at home to Birmingham on Sunday, but third-placed Fulham will have to gather themselves after falling a point and a place behind Cardiff - who have a game in hand. The Bluebirds left it late but kept themselves on course for an automatic promotion place with a 2-0 win at Norwich. Neil Warnock's side know three wins from their remaining four games will be enough to join Wolves in the Premier League but they had to dig deep to earn a vital three points at Carrow Road. Kenneth Zohore squeezed the ball past Angus Gunn in the 86th minute before Junior Hoilett's goal in added time ensured Cardiff's two-game losing streak was brought to an end. Junior Hoilett celebrates his injury time goal in Cardiff City's 2-0 win over Norwich Credit: PA Middlesbrough stormed into the play-off places after coming from behind to beat Bristol City 2-1 at the Riverside Stadium. Milan Djuric volleyed the visitors into a 13th-minute lead before George Friend levelled for Boro five minutes later. Daniel Ayala then headed home the winner in the 68th minute, moving Middlesbrough up to fifth while also denting Bristol City's own top-six hopes. Veteran striker Steve Morison struck his fifth goal of the season for Millwall as they came back to draw 1-1 against fellow play-off hopefuls Sheffield United in the early kick-off. Leon Clarke opened the scoring for the Blades in the 74th minute, but Morison equalised instantly to grab his side a point. The sixth-placed Lions remain unbeaten in the league since New Year's Day and Sheffield United, who are ninth, have not lost at home since late January. Ryan Sessegnon (L) was unable to help Fulham get all three points against Brentford and Romaine Sawyers (R) Derby slipped out of the top six, but Burton moved off the bottom and to within five points of safety after a 3-1 victory over the Rams at the Pirelli Stadium. Liam Boyce tapped home from close range to put the hosts in front after 24 minutes, but their lead did not last long as David Nugent equalised moments later. Luke Murphy curled a beautiful effort past Scott Carson to restore the Brewers' lead just before the break and Lucas Akins added a third in the 68th minute. Oli McBurnie's added-time equaliser secured a vital 2-2 draw for Barnsley at home to fellow strugglers Bolton. Gary Gardner scored from 10 yards midway through the first half for the Tykes before Adam Le Fondre levelled from the spot after 82 minutes. Craig Noone thought he had won it for Bolton three minutes later, but McBurnie had the final say to keep Barnsley within two points of the 21st-placed Trotters. Sunderland slipped to the foot of the table and remain six points below Bolton after drawing 2-2 at Reading. Liam Kelly gave the Royals the lead from the penalty spot after Lee Camp brought down Jon Dadi Bodvarsson in the box after 20 minutes. Paddy McNair fired home a stunning equaliser for the Black Cats just after the break before Lee Cattermole's first goal since August 2014 put the visitors in front in the 66th minute. Yann Kermorgant restored parity for Reading with 11 minutes remaining to leave Chris Coleman's side on the brink with three games left. Ben Brereton's late penalty and Joe Lolley's goal in added time secured an unlikely 2-1 win for Nottingham Forest against Ipswich, who had led through Grant Ward's first-half header. Elsewhere, Callum Robinson's double sealed a 2-1 win for Preston against QPR, who had Matt Smith on the scoresheet, while Jordan
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Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 14, 2018 Sheffield United's John Fleck in action with Millwall's Steve Morison Action Images/Paul Burrows EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 14, 2018 Sheffield United's John Fleck in action with Millwall's Steve Morison Action Images/Paul Burrows EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 14, 2018 Sheffield United's Enda Stevens in action with Millwall's Mahlon Romeo Action Images/Paul Burrows EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 14, 2018 Sheffield United's Enda Stevens in action with Millwall's Mahlon Romeo Action Images/Paul Burrows EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 14, 2018 Millwall manager Neil Harris Action Images/Paul Burrows EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 14, 2018 Millwall manager Neil Harris Action Images/Paul Burrows EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 14, 2018 Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder Action Images/Paul Burrows EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 14, 2018 Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder Action Images/Paul Burrows EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 14, 2018 Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder Action Images/Paul Burrows EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 14, 2018 Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder Action Images/Paul Burrows EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 14, 2018 Sheffield United's Chris Basham in action with Millwall's Jed Wallace Action Images/Paul Burrows EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 14, 2018 Sheffield United's Chris Basham in action with Millwall's Jed Wallace Action Images/Paul Burrows EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 14, 2018 Millwall's Jake Cooper in action with Sheffield United's David Brooks Action Images/Paul Burrows EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 14, 2018 Millwall's Jake Cooper in action with Sheffield United's David Brooks Action Images/Paul Burrows EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 14, 2018 Sheffield United's Lee Evans in action with Millwall's James Meredith Action Images/Paul Burrows EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 14, 2018 Sheffield United's Lee Evans in action with Millwall's James Meredith Action Images/Paul Burrows EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 14, 2018 Sheffield United's Chris Basham in action with Millwall's James Meredith Action Images/Paul Burrows EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 14, 2018 Sheffield United's Chris Basham in action with Millwall's James Meredith Action Images/Paul Burrows EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 14, 2018 Sheffield United's David Brooks in action with Millwall's Shaun Williams Action Images/Paul Burrows EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 14, 2018 Sheffield United's David Brooks in action with Millwall's Shaun Williams Action Images/Paul Burrows EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 14, 2018 Sheffield United's David Brooks in action with Millwall's Shaun Williams Action Images/Paul Burrows EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Millwall - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 14, 2018 Sheffield United's David Brooks in action with Millwall's Shaun Williams Action Images/Paul Burrows EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Middlesbrough - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 10, 2018 Middlesbrough's Stewart Downing and Sheffield United's David Brooks in action Action Images/Ed Sykes EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Championship - Sheffield United vs Middlesbrough
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Middlesbrough - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 10, 2018 Middlesbrough's Stewart Downing and Sheffield United's David Brooks in action Action Images/Ed Sykes EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Middlesbrough - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 10, 2018 Middlesbrough's Ben Gibson looks dejected after the game Action Images/Ed Sykes EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Championship - Sheffield United vs Middlesbrough
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Middlesbrough - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 10, 2018 Middlesbrough's Ben Gibson looks dejected after the game Action Images/Ed Sykes EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Middlesbrough - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 10, 2018 Sheffield United's Chris Basham in action with Middlesbrough's Britt Assombalonga in action Action Images/Ed Sykes EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
Championship - Sheffield United vs Middlesbrough
Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United vs Middlesbrough - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - April 10, 2018 Sheffield United's Chris Basham in action with Middlesbrough's Britt Assombalonga in action Action Images/Ed Sykes EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.

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