English Football’s Unique Ending

An exciting ending comes to footy fans yet again, as the Premier League title will be decided on the final day of the season. A Chelsea win would seal the deal, but Manchester United hopes Wigan can repeat the magic they performed earlier in the year. Sir Alex Ferguson has already spoken of whats to come in the off-season, but die hard United fans can help but wonder what might happen if the Blues were held to a solitary point (or less) on the weekend. Man Utd would have to win too…

While all eyes on Chelsea, as they try to secure their first Premier League trophy in 4 seasons, excitement breathes from other areas across the country…

PROMOTION PLAYOFFS:

With 2 teams already in, 4 teams will duke it out for the final spot to move up to the Premier League. Newcastle and West Brom have already secured their place in the top 20, now it’s 3 more games to find out whether it will be Nottingham Forest, Cardiff City, Leicester City, or Blackpool.

The last time any of these clubs played in a Premier League game was Leicester in 2004…  Forest was last seen in the top flight in 199, while Cardiff and Blackpool have never enjoyed a spell in the Premier League. The Trees and Tangerines match-up is an intriguing one, Forest may appear to have the advantage, but Blackpool defeated them in both league games this season. The Bluebirds and Foxes, on the other hand, split their decisions this season, each winning the home fixture. Whomever moves onto the final will surely make for an entertaining winner take all showdown… 5 out of the last 6 Promotion Finals have been decided by a score of 1-0. It shall be an exciting few weeks to come. Here are the necessary details for the playoffs:

Schedule:
Nottingham Forest @ Blackpool – Sat. May 8, 12:45GMT
Cardiff @ Leicester – Sun. May 9, 13:15GMT
Blackpool @ Nottingham Forest – Tue. May 11, 19:45GMT
Cardiff @ Leicester – Wed. May 12, 19:45GMT

Promotion Playoff Final – Wembley Stadium, Sat. May 22

LEAGUE ONE:

While things are wrapping up in the Championship, teams in League 1 are still left with one fixture to decide the rest of it… Norwich City ran away with the title, but recently cursed Leeds United still has hopes of hanging onto the #2 spot, and securing an automatic promotion to the Championship. Whites fans would like to forget the results they’ve had in the promotion playoffs… The remaining teams battling it out in the Playoffs would be Millwall, Swindon Town, Charlton, and Huddersfield Town; but the Lions and Robins both have hopes of catching Leeds.
At the bottom of the table, Tranmere Rovers will try and stave off relegation by catching either Exeter City, Gillingham, or Leyton Orient.

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