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Leeds United are returning to the Premier League after a 16 year exile


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Leeds have been promoted to the Premier League next season, with the three-time champions ending their 16 year spell in England's second-flight.

West Brom's 2-1 loss against Huddersfield this evening has confirmed promotion for Marcelo Biesla's side.

Leeds will be crowned champions of the Championship if Brentford fail to beat Stoke tomorrow, or if they win their own match against Derby on Sunday.

The Yorkshire side had seemed on course for promotion last season before suffering a dramatic 4-3 play-off semi-final defeat to Derby.

"I think there's a mental strength about them" former Leeds favourite Tony Dorigo said of their bounce-back from last year's disappointment.

"What happened towards the end of last season was certainly disappointing, the lads have learned from that and Marcelo Bielsa has come back stronger and even more determined than ever.

"And the players wanted to put that right."

 


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