Reading take on Huddersfield in Championship play-off

Premier League promotion could be just hours away for Reading Football Club. The Royals are preparing for their match at Wembley tonight, against Huddersfield Town in the Championship play-off final. It's estimated a promotion is worth £170 million.

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Disappointment for Reading as they lose Championship play-off final

It was a disappointing day for Reading as they lost the Championship play-off final at Wembley.

Their highly anticipated game against Huddersfield ended 0-0 after extra time.

But Huddersfield secured a win in a tense penalty shoot-out, beating the Royals four goals to three.

It's the first time the Championship play-off has gone to penalties in 15 years.

Defeat means Reading lose out on one of the richest prizes in football with promotion to the Premier League said to be worth in excess of £170 million.

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