Jermaine Beckford hit a Wembley hat trick as Preston ended their play-off jinx at the 10th attempt.
The striker, fittingly wearing the No. 10 shirt, wrote his name in North End folklore as they swept aside Swindon 4-0 to clinch promotion to the Sky Bet Championship.
Having lost their previous nine play-off campaigns -- the worst record of any club -- there were fears Preston would choke on the big day once again.
But they found accommodating opposition in Swindon, who simply rolled over after Beckford...