Following the completion of the championship season on Saturday, we now know which four sides will be competing for the most expensive prize in football.
Southampton’s crushing 4-0 victory over Coventry ended their seven-year Premier League exile and condemned West Ham to a place in the playoffs, whilst Cardiff’s victory at Crystal Palace sealed the final spot ahead of Middlesbrough.
One of West Ham, Birmingham or Blackpool could be set for an immediate return to England’s top flight, or will Cardiff join the elite for the first time?
One thing for sure is there will be plenty of twists and turns before the final at Wembley on Saturday, May 19. Here is your guide to the playoffs.