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Championship play-off final live: Hull promoted after Mohamed Diame goal sees off Sheffield Wednesday

Follow live updates from Wembley Stadium where Hull and Sheffield Wednesday face-off in a bid to gain promotion to the Premier League

James Mariner
Saturday 28 May 2016 13:21
Mohamed Diame has a shot blocked by Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper Keiren Westwood
Mohamed Diame has a shot blocked by Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper Keiren Westwood

Hull City beat Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 in the Championship play-off final to win the richest game in football, given the £200m Hull will receive through promotion to the Premier League, after a goal from Mohamed Diame settled the match midway through the second half.

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  • Hull return to the Premier League at the first time of asking
  • Sheffield Wednesday remain absent from the top flight since 1999-2000
  • Mohamed Diame's goal decides the Wembley showcase match
  • Hull set to eceive £165m more than they did this season through promotion
  • Tigers join Middlesbrough and Burnley in promotion

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Previous Championship play-off final winners:

2015 – Norwich City

2014 – Queens Park Rangers

2013 – Crystal Palace

2012 – West Ham

2011 – Swansea City

2010 – Blackpool


4 min HUL 0-0 SW Huddlestone fires in a powerful effort from outside the area following a cutback, that Westwood holds at the second attempt.

James Mariner28 May 2016 17:04

9 min HUL 0-0 SW Michael Dawson, who has never enjoyed the best of luck at Wembley, becomes the first man into the book after a strong challenge on Forestieri.

James Mariner28 May 2016 17:11

11 min HUL 0-0 SW Jakupovic punches the free-kick clear from under his own bar as Forestieri goes for goal.

James Mariner28 May 2016 17:12

15 min HUL 0-0 SW Diame charges through the back of Hutchinson to give away another free-kick.

James Mariner28 May 2016 17:15

16 min HUL 0-0 SW Wallace sends his effort to the left of Jakupovic, who punches clear.

James Mariner28 May 2016 17:16

This play off final brings back some amazing memories.#blackpool

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James Mariner28 May 2016 17:21

The teams are returning to the pitch - all neutrals hoping for more of the same..

James Mariner28 May 2016 18:02

50 min HUL 0-0 SW What a challenge from Curtis Davies! Michael Dawson misjudges' Westwood's long kick upfield, allowing Forestieri a run on Jakupovic's goal. He is forced wide before Davies comes haring across to block.

James Mariner28 May 2016 18:08

53 min HUL 0-0 SW Westwood again - Dawson left all alone at the back post but unable to compose himself in time.

James Mariner28 May 2016 18:11

58 min HUL 0-0 SW Lovely ball across from Odubajo but Robertson, all alone in front of Westwood, can only send his effort way over the bar.

James Mariner28 May 2016 18:16

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