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Hull City Promoted to Premier League After 2-2 Draw With Cardiff

May 04, 2013

Hull City earned promotion to English soccer’s Premier League after drawing 2-2 with Cardiff City.

Hull finished in second place in the second-tier Championship behind Cardiff. The top two teams are automatically promoted to the top division, with the next four entering a playoff for a third spot.

Watford, which began the day one point behind Hull, finished third after a 2-1 loss to Leeds. Watford, Brighton, Crystal Palace and Leicester qualified for the playoffs.

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