Charlton Athletic have been relegated to League One after a nightmare finale to the Championship season.
The Addicks lost 4-0 at Leeds United and that ensured they needed results elsewhere to go in their favour – but both Barnsley and Luton Town won to ensure that Lee Bowyer’s side finished 22nd in the table.
Wigan are also set to make the drop as they face a 12-point deduction for entering administration.
The only way that Charlton had total control over their fate was to win at Elland Road.
But Leeds were in rampant mood and the contest was effectively over before the break with Ben White and Stuart Dallas on target.
Tyler Roberts and Jamie Shackleton netted after the break.
Charlton’s players and staff stayed on the pitch at the final whistle as they waited for the other scores to come in – but it ended up being bad news as two of their drop rivals got the results they needed to make great escapes.
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