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Southampton manager Nigel Adkins said: "We put a lot of hard effort in. A lot of hours, a lot of hard work and we've achieved something special this year."
Southampton fans are celebrating their team's promotion to the Premier League.
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Michael Owen, Lord Alan Sugar and Gary Lineker have taken to Twitter to congratulate Southampton on their promotion to the Premier League.
Southampton FC have been promoted to the Premier League after their 4-0 win against Coventry City.
The club's official Twitter account has posted the following tweets:
Southampton have won promotion to the Premier League after a 4-0 victory against relegated Coventry City.
Nigel Adkins' side will join champions Reading in next season's Premiership. West Ham, Birmingham, Blackpool and Cardiff will compete for the last place in the end of season playoffs.
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Southampton secured their return to the Barclays Premier League after a seven-year absence with a win against already relegated Coventry.