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Southampton set up final with Leeds for place in PL

Southampton moved a step closer to returning to the Premier League with a 3-1 home win over West Bromwich Albion in the second leg of their Championship playoff semifinal on Friday to reach the final by the same score on aggregate.

Saints march past WBA to set up playoff final with Leeds (1:30)
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Adam Armstrong completes win for Southampton (0:23)
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Leeds thrash Norwich to reach playoff final at Wembley (1:26)
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What are the chances to scrap VAR from the Premier League? (2:28)
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11dReuters

WBA, Saints play out goalless draw in playoffs

West Bromwich Albion and Southampton played out a goalless draw in the first leg of their Championship play-off semi-final on Sunday, the second 0-0 result of the day after Norwich City held Leeds United in the other semi-final tie.

Two great saves at both ends keep West Brom & Southampton goalless (0:42)
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Norwich & Leeds play out goalless draw in playoff first-leg (0:32)
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Marcotti: Lopetegui is a tremendous coach for West Ham (1:12)
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Belichick burns Brady over Birmingham relegation

Former New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick ribbed his six-time Super Bowl winning quarterback Tom Brady on Sunday over Birmingham City's relegation from the Championship into English football's third tier.

Ed Sheeran celebrates Ipswich's promotion to the Premier League (0:42)
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Brady's Birmingham relegated from Championship

Birmingham City have been relegated from the Championship, ending a difficult first season for the club's American ownership group, which includes NFL legend Tom Brady.

Brady-backed Birmingham relegated despite win vs. Norwich (0:54)
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Leeds fail to gain automatic promotion on final day (1:52)
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Ipswich beat Huddersfield to secure automatic promotion (3:22)
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Ipswich fans storm the pitch to celebrate Premier League return (1:42)
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EFL Championship Ladder

TEAMGPWDLGDP
Leicester City4631411+4897
Ipswich Town4628126+3596
Leeds United4627910+3890
Southampton4626911+2487
West Bromwich Albion46211213+2375
Norwich City46211015+1573
Hull City46191314+870
Middlesbrough4620917+969
Coventry City46171316+1164
Preston North End4618919-1163
Bristol City46171118+262
Cardiff City4619522-1762
Millwall46161119-1059
Swansea City46151219-657
Watford46131716056
Sunderland4616822-256
Stoke City46151120-1156
Queens Park Rangers46151120-1156
Blackburn Rovers46141121-1453
Sheffield Wednesday4615823-2453
Plymouth Argyle46131221-1151
Birmingham City46131122-1550
Huddersfield Town4691819-2945
Rotherham United4651229-5227