Hull City promoted to Premier League

Hull City have been promoted to the Premier League following a 2-2 home draw against Cardiff City.

Hull City's Paul McShane celebrates scoring the second goal with teammate David Meyler (r).
Hull City's Paul McShane celebrates scoring the second goal with teammate David Meyler (r). Credit: EMPICS Sport/EMPICS Sport

Watford, who started the day in third place in the Championship table, lost at home to Leeds and missed the chance to go up to English football's top division automatically.

Gianfranco Zola's team will now compete in the play-offs at the end of the season.

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Hull go up to Premier League

Hull City have been promoted to the Premier League following a 2-2 home draw against Cardiff City.