Newcastle United return to Premier League

05 April 2010 07:21
Chris Hughton's side, who host Sheffield United later this evening, had their return to the Premier League confirmed without kicking a ball after Forest dropped two points following their 0-0 draw with Cardiff at the City Ground.[LNB]Forest went into the match 15 points behind Hughton's side with five games remaining but can no longer catch them following the draw.[LNB] Related ArticlesNewcastle highs and lowsNewcastle revival timelineSpeed hopes to delay Newcastle partyNewcastle edge towards promotionNolan hails Newcastle 'revolution'Sport on televisionNewcastle, spent a season in the Championship after they were relegated in May 2009 following a period of boardroom turmoil it the North East club as their 16-year spell in the top-flight of English football came to an end. [LNB]Meanwhile, Peterborough's one-year stay in the second tier has ended after their 2-2 draw at Barnsley. [LNB]Peterborough, who are expected to name Gary Johnson as their new manager on Tuesday, knew only a win would keep their season alive and will play thier football in League One next season. [LNB]

Source: Telegraph