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Last Updated: Monday May 23 2005 11:15 GMT

Football's ups and downs

As the football season reaches its climax, which teams will be playing in a higher league next seaon, and which will be relegated?

Chelsea players Tiago, Didier Drogba and Claude Makelele


Chelsea have won the Premiership.
Arsenal, Manchester United and Everton will play in the Champions League.


Southampton, Norwich City and Crystal Palace were all relegated to the Championship on the final day of the season.

Sunderland striker Marcus Stewart

The Championship

Sunderland have earned promotion as champions. Wigan Athletic finished second in the league, and will join them in the Premiership.

Ipswich Town, West Ham, Derby and Preston North End qualified for the play-offs, with Preston facing West Ham in the final.

Rotherham and Nottingham Forest, and Gillingham have been relegated.

Luton players celebrate after a goal

League One

Luton Town and Hull City are promoted, with Luton the champions.

Tranmere United, Brentford, Sheffield Wednesday and Hartlepool United qualified for the play-offs. Sheffield Wednesday play Hartlepool in the final.

Stockport County, Peterborough United, Wrexham and Torquay United have been relegated.

League Two

Yeovil, Scunthorpe United and Swansea City have all been promoted.

Southend United, Macclesfield Town, Lincoln City and Northampton Town are in the play-offs. Lincoln play Southend in the final.

Cambridge United and Kidderminster Harriersare relegated.

Nationwide Conference

Barnet have won promotion after winning the league. Carlisle were promoted in the play-offs.

Celtic's Chris Sutton, Alan Thompson and Stilian Petrov

Scottish Premier League

Rangers won the SPL, just a point ahead of rivals Celtic. Both teams qualify for the Champions League.

Dundee were relegated from the SPL.