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When is the Championship play-off final 2018?

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When is the Championship play-off final 2018?
Ryan Sessegnon of Fulham (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

The Championship play-offs final is almost here, which will mean a nervous 90 minutes for many football fans as their clubs fight for a spot in the Premier League next season.

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Fulham secured their place in the final after they defeated Derby County 2-1 on aggregate, while Aston Villa won their tie 1-0 across two legs against Middlesbrough.

Last years final saw Huddersfield secure their first season in the Premier League by defeating Reading in a tense penalty shoot-out.

The Championship was won comfortably by Wolves with 99 points, while Fulham were beaten to second and automatic promotion by Cardiff, who return back to the Premier League after four seasons.

When is the Championship play-off final 2018?
Wolverhampton Wanderers celebrate winning the Championship. (Photo by Sam Bagnall – AMA/Getty Images)

When is the Championship play-off final?

The final of the Championship promotion play-offs will take place on Saturday 26 May with kick-off at 5pm, and it will be held at Wembley Stadium.

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How to watch the play-off final

The Championship play-off final will be shown live on Sky Sports Football and Sky Sports Main Event.

Sky customers can also watch the live coverage by using the SkyGo app.

When is the Championship play-off final 2018?
Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic has lead his team to the Sky Bet Championship play-off final. (Photo by James Williamson – AMA/Getty Images)

Last five Championship play-off winners

2017 – Huddersfield

2016 – Hull City

2015 – Norwich City

2014 – Queens Park Rangers

2013 – Crystal Palace

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