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ESPN FC  By ESPN staff
Apr 5, 2014

Leicester promoted to Premier League

Leicester City have been promoted to the Premier League following a 10-year absence.

Leicester defeated Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 on Friday, and required Queens Park Rangers and Derby not to win their matches on Saturday.

QPR were beaten 2-1 by Bournemouth, while Derby lost 1-0 to Middlesbrough, meaning Leicester will return to the top flight of English football for the first time since 2004 for the 2014-15 campaign.

Asked whether he would be watching the results come in on Saturday, Leicester boss Nigel Pearson replied bluntly on Friday evening: “No. My job is to get this club promoted. Whether it's tomorrow, whether it's Tuesday, the next week, the week after it's irrelevant really. It's about getting promotion.”

His players were clearly well aware of events on Saturday, though, as they also took to social media to celebrate their feat.

Not satisfied with just having secured a top-two finish, forward Gary Taylor-Fletcher turned his attention to clinching the Championship title.

“We are premier league, say we are premier league!!! Get in. #promotionpush now becomes #champwinnerspush'' he wrote.

Left-back Paul Konchesky posted: “Absolutely buzzing about the results today!! #wearegoingup #lcfc ! Let's enjoy the rest of season and go again in the top flight #comeon.”

Midfielder Anthony Knockaert, whose stunning free kick settled Leicester's win on Friday after Riyad Mahrez's third goal since joining from Le Havre in January had been cancelled out by Michail Antonio's solo effort in the first half, posted: “Leicester going up going up going up going up going up !!!!!!!!! I LOVE LEICESTER YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSS.”

Goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel added: “Premier league! So proud of all the boys and everyone at the club!!!”

Former Leicester and England striker Gary Lineker was also quick to acknowledge the club's achievement, posting on Twitter: “Leicester City are promoted to the Premier League. A sentence I've been waiting to say for 10 years.”

Information from the Press Association was used in this report

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