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In pics: Blackpool win place in Premier League

Blackpool celebrate winning place in the Premier League

Blackpool will play in next year's Premier League after beating Cardiff City 3-2 in the Championship play-off at Wembley.

David Marshall fails to stop Charlie Adam's free kick

In a thrilling match, the Tangerines came from behind twice to take victory. Cardiff keeper David Marshall fails to stop a free kick from Blackpool captain Charlie Adams.

Brett Ormerod scores

Five minutes after Blackpool's Gary Taylor-Fletcher equalised, striker Brett Ormerod scores the third and final goal of the game, taking the score to 3-2.

Cardiff City's Joe Ledley and Mark Kennedy

Cardiff's Joe Ledley is comforted by teammate Mark Kennedy after the match. He scored one of the Bluebirds' two goals, but it wasn't enough.

Jason Euell and Charlie Adam

Jason Euell and captain Charlie Adam celebrate with the trophy after the game. The result puts their team in the top flight for the first time in almost 40 years!

Blackpool boss Ian Holloway celebrates

It's great news for Blackpool boss Ian Holloway - it's his first season at the club.

Blackpool fans

The win is set to generate millions of pounds for the club - as well as bringing lots of new visitors to Blackpool.


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