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Derby County players congratulate the Brewers on their historic promotion

Derby County players are among the many congratulating Burton Albion on their historic promotion today to the Championship.

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Burton players celebrate promotion to the Championship

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Burton Albion seal promotion to the Championship

Burton Albion have sealed promotion to the Championship after a 0-0 draw at Doncaster.

Burton are promoted after drawing 0-0 at Doncaster Credit: PA

The point meant they finished just above Walsall, who needed a win today, and a Burton defeat in order to pip them into second place.

But Burton held on to draw against a Doncaster side that finished the game with nine men following injuries.

Walsall fans in voice as their side thrashed Port Vale Credit: PA

That meant Walsall's 5-0 win at Port Vale, which including a couple of long-distance wonder-goals, was in vain.

They will play Barnsley in the play-offs, and after today's result will go into the semi-final on a high.

Burton lead race to Championship at half time... Just

Burton Albion are leading the race to the Championship at half time, as they are drawing with Doncaster, 0-0.

Walsall are piling on the pressure though, as they are beating Port Vale 3-0.

That means if Burton lose to Doncaster, Walsall will be promoted. As it stands though, Burton are in the driving seat.

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