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Southampton promotion

Southampton secured their return to the Barclays Premier League after a seven-year absence with a comfortable win against already relegated Coventry.

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Southampton promoted to the Premier League

Southampton have won promotion to the Premier League after a 4-0 victory against relegated Coventry City.

Billy Sharp (right) celebrates scoring his sides opening goal against Coventry Credit: PA Wire

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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