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Crewe Beats Cheltenham in Playoff to Win Promotion to League One

May 27, 2012

Crewe Alexandra beat Cheltenham Town 2-0 in a playoff to return to League One, the third tier of English soccer, after an absence of three seasons.

Nick Powell and Byron Moore, who are both products of Crewe’s youth team, scored for the Railwaymen in the final at Wembley Stadium in London today.

Crewe, unbeaten since February, finished one spot behind Cheltenham in the regular season standings. It joins Swindon, Shrewsbury and Crawley in achieving promotion from League Two.

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