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Thursday, May 20, 1999 Published at 23:08 GMT 00:08 UK


Sport: Football

Football's promotion play-offs

Wembley kings: Charlton beat Sunderland in the 1998 First Division play-off

BBC News Online keeps you up-to-date with all the action from the Nationwide League's promotion play-offs.

Semi-final first legs:

Saturday May 15

Division Two
Wigan 1-1 Man City

Sunday May 16

Division One
Bolton 1-0 Ipswich
Watford 1-0 Birmingham

Division Two
Preston 1-1 Gillingham

Division Three
Swansea and Scunthorpe 0-0
Orient and Rotherham as 1-0


Semi-final second legs:

Wednesday May 19

Division One
Ipswich 4-3 Bolton Aggregate 4-4
Bolton win on away goals

Division Two
Man City 1-0 Wigan Agg 2-1
Gillingham 1-0 Preston Agg 2-1

Division Three
Scunthorpe 3-1 Swansea Agg 3-2
Rotherham 0-0 Leyton Orient Agg 0-0
Orient win 4-2 on penalties

Thursday May 20

Division One
Birmingham 1-0 Watford Agg 1-1
Watford win 7-6 on penalties


Finals, to be played at Wembley:

Saturday May 29

Division Three
Leyton Orient 0-1 Scunthorpe
Scunthorpe promoted to Division Two

Sunday May 30

Division Two
Manchester City 2-2 Gillingham (aet) Manchester City win 3-1 on penalties
Manchester City promoted to Division one

Monday May 31

Division One
Bolton 0-2 Watford
Watford are promoted to the Premiership




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