Fulham's late slip against Brentford sends Wolverhampton up to Premier League

Lynette Rowe
April 16, 2018

Nuno Espirito Santo's side's six-season exile from the top flight was confirmed on Saturday following Fulham's failure to beat Brentford and they celebrated in style by swatting aside their Midlands rivals.

Wolves need a maximum of four points to go up as champions, and it looks inevitable as they now have a 1-0 half time lead over Birmingham in the Championship's early kickoff.

Wolves have sealed their promotion to the Premier League, without even playing a game.

Wolves fans celebrate at Molineux.

Wolves have occupied top spot since October and achieved promotion with four games to spare.

Wolves' six years absence from top-flight football ended on Saturday despite not being in action.

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Speaking on Sky Sports News, Dalrymple added: "He's a superb tactician, he's a superb strategist and he's a superb man-manager".

The leaders have taken the division by storm this season although their promotion is not without controversy following their tie-up with Portuguese super-agent Jorge Mendes.

The team in gold have been by far the best side in the 2nd tier this season with the likes of Ruben Neves and Diogo Jota grabbing the majority of the headlines and attention will now turn to see if they can hold on to those players.

In 2015, Mendes agreed to sell a minority share of his firm to a subsidiary of Fosun International, the Chinese company that has owned Wolves since July 2016.

Fulham remain third on the championship table.

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