Newcastle make swift return to Premiership

Newcastle United secured a return to the Premier League at the first attempt after Championship rivals Nottingham Forest were held 0-0 by Cardiff, reports BBC Sport.

Newcastle United secured a return to the Premier League at the first attempt after Championship rivals Nottingham Forest were held 0-0 by Cardiff, reports BBC Sport.

The result guaranteed that the league leaders would finish in the top two.

It set the scene for a promotion party at St James' Park later on Easter Monday, where Newcastle were hosting Sheffield United in an evening kick-off.

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