Ayoze Perez of Newcastle United celebrates as he scores their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Norwich City at St James' Park on October 18, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
Newcastle United thrash Preston North End 4-1 to seal promotion back to the Premier League at the first time of asking.
Next Game: Preston North End vs. Rotherham United - Saturday, April 29 at 3pm in Championship
Ayoze Perez of Newcastle United celebrates as he scores their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Norwich City at St James' Park on October 18, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
Result: Newcastle United thrash 10-man Preston North End to clinch promotion
Newcastle United thrash Preston North End 4-1 to seal promotion back to the Premier League at the first time of asking.
21:39
Aleksandar Mitrovic celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur on May 15, 2016
Team News: Aleksandar Mitrovic leads Newcastle United line
Aleksandar Mitrovic leads the Newcastle United line in tonight's Championship clash with Preston North End at St James' Park.
18:48
Rafael 'show me the money' Benitez gestures during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Sunderland on March 20, 2016
Live Commentary: Newcastle United 4-1 Preston North End - as it happened
Relive Newcastle United's 4-1 win over 10-man Preston North End as Rafael Benitez's side clinch promotion back to the Premier League at the first time of asking.
18:45
Rafael 'show me the money' Benitez gestures during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Sunderland on March 20, 2016
Rafael Benitez questions refereeing appointment for Preston North End clash
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez hopes that "everything will be fine" after learning that a Huddersfield-born referee will take charge of the meeting with Preston.
Apr 21, 18:05
Paul Lambert looks on prior to kickoff during the FA Cup fift- round match between Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United on February 21, 2016
Paul Lambert, Tom Barkhuizen win Championship awards for March
Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Paul Lambert and Preston North End forward Tom Barkhuizen are named as the Championship Manager and Player of the Month for March.
Apr 7, 09:40
Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner at the FA Cup fifth-round match against Manchester City on February 18, 2017
David Wagner, Aiden McGeady claim Championship accolades for February
Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner and Preston North End winger Aiden McGeady claim the Championship Manager and Player of the Month awards for February.
Mar 10, 09:32
Connor Randall in action for Liverpool on January 20, 2016
Championship trio to bid for Liverpool defender Connor Randall?
Liverpool defender Connor Randall reportedly emerges as a loan target for Wolverhampton Wanderers, Barnsley and Preston North End.
Jan 30, 16:10
Substitute, Republic of Ireland's striker Robbie Keane leaves the pitch after the Euro 2016 Qualifier, Group D football match against Scotland on November 14, 2014
Robbie Keane likely to join British club in January
Free agent Robbie Keane says that he is likely to join a British club before the end of the January transfer window.
Jan 21, 11:30
Substitute, Republic of Ireland's striker Robbie Keane leaves the pitch after the Euro 2016 Qualifier, Group D football match against Scotland on November 14, 2014
Robbie Keane assessing offers before January move
Republic of Ireland legend Robbie Keane says that he is currently assessing a number of offers before deciding on the next move of his playing career.
Jan 18, 14:54
Robbie Keane of Republic of Ireland celebrates after scoring Ireland's 3rd goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifier between Gibraltar and Republic of Ireland at Estadio Algarve on September 4, 2015 in Faro, Portugal.
Report: Republic of Ireland legend Robbie Keane on Preston North End radar
Former Republic of Ireland forward Robbie Keane is looking into a move to Championship outfit Preston North End, according to reports.
Jan 16, 15:16
Simon Grayson the manager of Preston North End looks on prior to the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Preston North End and Watford at Deepdale on August 25, 2015
Simon Grayson: 'Mixed emotions from Arsenal defeat'
Preston manager Simon Grayson admits that he is gutted by his side's FA Cup defeat to Arsenal, but insists that he is proud of the team's performance.
Jan 7, 20:14
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Arsenal on December 18, 2016
Arsene Wenger: 'Arsenal underestimated Preston North End'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits that his side may have underestimated Preston heading into their FA Cup third-round clash at Deepdale.
Jan 7, 20:07
Olivier Giroud in action during the FA Cup game between Preston North End and Arsenal on January 7, 2017
Olivier Giroud: 'Preston North End commitment surprised Arsenal'
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud admits that his side were "surprised" by the commitment shown by Preston during the first half of their 2-1 FA Cup defeat at Deepdale.
Jan 7, 19:59
Olivier Giroud in action during the FA Cup game between Preston North End and Arsenal on January 7, 2017
Result: Olivier Giroud strikes late to fire Arsenal into fourth round
Olivier Giroud scores an 89th-minute winner as Arsenal come from behind to beat Preston 2-1 and advance into the fourth round of the FA Cup.
Jan 7, 19:29
Danny Welbeck celebrates finding the winner during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Leicester City on February 14, 2016
Team News: Danny Welbeck named on Arsenal bench
Danny Welbeck is named among the substitutes for Arsenal's FA Cup trip to Preston North End.
Jan 7, 16:31
Callum Robinson scores the opener during the FA Cup game between Preston North End and Arsenal on January 7, 2017
Live Commentary: Preston North End 1-2 Arsenal - as it happened
Relive Arsenal's 2-1 win over Preston North End as Olivier Giroud strikes late to fire his side into the fourth round of the FA Cup.
Jan 7, 16:30
Bailey Wright signs for Bristol City on January 6, 2017
Bristol City announce signing of Bailey Wright from Preston North End
Bristol City announce signing of Preston North End defender Bailey Wright on a two-and-a-half-year deal.
Jan 6, 11:08
Wigan Athletic manager Owen Coyle prior to kick-off against Doncaster on August 20, 2013
Owen Coyle angry over denied penalty
Blackburn Rovers manager Owen Coyle claims that his side were denied "as clear a penalty as you will see" in their 3-2 defeat at Preston North End.
Dec 12, 12:51
Wigan Athletic manager Owen Coyle prior to kick-off against Doncaster on August 20, 2013
Owen Coyle: 'We're capable of beating Preston North End'
Blackburn Rovers manager Owen Coyle says that his side are "more than capable" of defeating Preston North End in the East Lancashire derby.
Dec 9, 15:08
Wayne Rooney and Michael Carrick lift the FA Cup trophy on May 21, 2016
Football Association announces televised FA Cup games
The Football Association reveals which FA Cup third-round fixtures will be televised in January, with West Ham United's game with Manchester City kicking off the weekend.
Dec 8, 18:51



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3Reading44247136362179
4Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds442391258431578
5Huddersfield TownHuddersfield43246135553278
6Fulham4421131082552776
7Leeds UnitedLeeds442271557431473
8Norwich CityNorwich441991678661266
9Brentford441891773611263
10Derby CountyDerby441712155048263
11Preston North EndPreston441613156361261
12Aston Villa441613154646061
13Cardiff CityCardiff441611175759-259
14Barnsley441512176363057
15Wolverhampton WanderersWolves431510185254-255
16Ipswich TownIpswich441316154854-655
17Bristol City44149215965-651
18Burton Albion441312194658-1251
19Queens Park RangersQPR44148225062-1250
20Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest44139225970-1148
21Birmingham CityBirmingham441114194264-2247
22Blackburn RoversBlackburn441015194964-1545
23Wigan AthleticWigan441011233955-1641
RRotherham UnitedRotherham4456333896-5821