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Millwall blow promotion hopes in crazy 45-min collapse as delirious Sunderland sneak into playoff places

, Millwall blow promotion hopes in crazy 45-min collapse as delirious Sunderland sneak into playoff places

THE CHAMPIONSHIP did not disappoint as teams produced some thrilling drama on the final day.

Millwall and Blackburn both battled for a spot in the play-offs at The Den.

Millwall blew a two-goal lead to miss out on the top six

Blackburn may have beaten Millwall but both were in despair at full-time as they missed out on the play-offs

, Millwall blow promotion hopes in crazy 45-min collapse as delirious Sunderland sneak into playoff places
Sunderland had joy as they secured a spot in the Championship play-offs

, Millwall blow promotion hopes in crazy 45-min collapse as delirious Sunderland sneak into playoff places
Champions Burnley finished with a win

Rovers came back from 3-1 down to draw themselves level and give themselves some hope of reaching sixth place.

Ben Brereton Diaz netted an 86th-minute winner, but results elsewhere meant heartbreak for the former Premier League Champions.

West Brom and Swansea also suffered disappointment despite playing out their own tense match.

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Both sides had an outside chance of finishing in the playoff spots but needed to win and results to go their way.

However, the Swans won the game in the final moments with a Joël Piroe goal to make it 3-2 in Wales.

The final play-off spot instead went to Sunderland thanks to their storming 3-0 win over Preston North End.

Manchester United loanee Amad Diallo set the Blackcats on their way with a screamer.

The win has set them up for a chance to get back to the top flight since relegation in 2017.

Burnley and Sheffield United both celebrated their automatic places in style as they won their final games matches against Cardiff and Birmingham respectively.

Neither of the opponents had anything left to play for having confirmed their safety from relegation and were too far away from a playoff spot.

Playoff duo Coventry and Middlesbrough shared the spoils while 3rd placed Luton Town played out a goalless draw against Hull City.

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Relegated Wigan and Blackpool gave good accounts of themselves despite their disappointing seasons.

Blackpool managed a 1-0 win over Norwich thanks to an effort from Morgan Rogers, while Wigan battled to a 0-0 draw against Rotherham.

Reading however limped out of the league to a 1-0 defeat to Huddersfield Town at the John Smith’s Stadium.

Elsewhere in the league, Watford beat Stoke City and Bristol City ran out winners against QPR.

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