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Last Updated: Saturday, 27 May 2006, 13:18 GMT 14:18 UK
League One play-off photos

Swansea manager Kenny Jackett

Swansea 3-4 Barnsley: Kenny Jackett hopes to return Swansea to the Championship after an absence of 22 years

Swansea fans

Swansea fans soak up the atmosphere at Millennium Stadium as they watch the Swans in their fifth play-off final

Paul Hayes scores for Barnsley

However the fans are quietened as Paul Hayes latches onto a cross in the 20th minute and boots the ball past Willy Gueret

Swansea City's Rory Fallon equalises with a bicycle kick

Nine minutes later Rory Fallon scores a magnificent equaliser with a stylish bicycle kick after an Owain Tudor-Jones header

Rory Fallon celebrates his equaliser

And quite rightly Fallon celebrates his goal of the play-off so far, lifting the spirits of 35,000 fans in the stadium

Phil McPhail is tackled by Swansea City's Andy Robinson

Phil McPhail is tackled by Andy Robinson who is causing them problems to drive the ball forward on the right

Andy Robinson celebrates sending Swansea ahead

Unbelievably Barnsley's keeper Nick Colgan fumbles to save Andy Robinson's goal, but fails miserably, giving them the lead

Daniel Nardiello of Barnsley scores a free kick

But it doesn't last, as Daniel Nardiello puts Barnsley back in the game with a free-kick after Brian Howard is fouled

Barnsley fans

Barnsley fans can delay their journey home a little longer, as the Yorkshire side go into extra time with Swansea

Barnsley players line up for the penalty shoot out

Barnsley players line up in preparation for the tense penalty shoot-out ahead of them

Barnsley keeper Nick Golgan saves Alan Tate's penalty

After Adebayo Akinfenwa's strike over the crossbar, Colgan saves Alan Tate's penalty to give Barnsley promotion

Barnsley captain Paul Reid

Barnsley captain Paul Reid elatedly celebrates along with the delighted Barnsley fans

Adebayo Akinfenwa is comforted as the players are dejected

After playing a strong game, Swansea players see their hopes of gaining promotion for a consecutive year disappear

Let the celebrations begin! The players celebrate amongst a shower of bunting and flowing champagne

Barnsley manager Andy Ritchie celebrates promotion to the Championship

And Barnsley manager Andy Ritchie celebrates and later says; 'the fans are absolutely magnificent.'


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