Burnley promoted to Premier League

LONDON - Burnley returned to the top flight of English football yesterday with a 1-0 defeat of Sheffield United in the promotion playoff final at Wembley.

LONDON - Burnley returned to the top flight of English football yesterday with a 1-0 defeat of Sheffield United in the promotion playoff final at Wembley.

Wade Elliott curled in the winning goal after 13 minutes for the Lancashire club.

They join Championship (second division) champions Wolverhampton Wanderers and Birmingham City in the Premier League. West Bromwich Albion, Middlesbrough and Newcastle United were all relegated. - Reuters

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