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Donny Promoted To The Championship

Donny Promoted To The Championship

The League One play-off final saw Yorkshire rivals Doncaster Rovers and Leeds United pitted against each other, and it was Doncaster that came out victorious after a 1-0 win at Wembley in front of 75,000 fans.

Doncaster put the Leeds goal under quite a lot of pressure and were finally able to beat Casper Ankergren through James Hayter's (47) header from a corner early in the second half. Leeds battled but rarely threatened former Leeds 'keeper Neil Sullivan.

Doncaster will now take their place in the Championship next season, meaning they will play in the second tier of English football for the first time in 50 years.

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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Sunday May 25 2008
Time: 7:08PM

Comments

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Congratulations lads on beating Dirty Leeds!
merlin
25/05/2008 19:56:00
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Congrats, hard fought win and having finished the league 4 points ahead, I think the rightful winners. Must say I think Leeds will walk it next season without a points deduction!
The Fear
25/05/2008 20:06:00
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Well done donny!
owlswfc
25/05/2008 20:08:00
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HEHEHE TO THE LEEDS SCUM. well done donny
mick66owl
25/05/2008 20:09:00
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Great stuff Donny = next stop Premier League.
eastneydave
25/05/2008 20:37:00
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Congratulations to Joh Ryan who bought a club on the brink of extinction ten years ago and promised then a return to Championship football. He's put his money where is mouth is and they have go the reward. With Hull City also promoted yesterday another club who looked dead and buried less than ten years ago. It gives hope to every football fan out there who follow clubs in the bottom two divisions.
dazza71
25/05/2008 21:07:00
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well done donny new ground next year! bean to old ground welcome to the championship. leeds didnt deserve it, from all watford fans!!!!!!
shrewsburyhorn
25/05/2008 21:11:00
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never thought id say this but.. GET IN DONNY!! youve saved me a few laughs ! :P
YorkshireTerrier08
25/05/2008 21:38:00
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Glad to see the best team in league 1 getting promoted.
gills-1962
25/05/2008 22:46:00
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Well done - we will be following you soon
codbater
26/05/2008 08:33:00
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