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It's more fun beyond the Premier League. People tend to take themselves a little less seriously down there. Perhaps that's why we tend to get such remarkable conclusions.
The final day of the Championship season is a case in point. Half of the division seemed still to be in contention for promotion as the season came to a close, with most of them occupying at least a play-off spot at some point or another.
On the final day, Hull were in pole position for automatic promotion, needing just a win at home against champions Cardiff, with Watford waiting should they slip up. And slip up they did, drawing 2-2 after Nick Proschwitz missed a late penalty, but a calamitous afternoon at Vicarage Road meant they went up anyway.
Watford keeper Manuel Almunia was injured in the warm-up before their game with Leeds. This meant Jonathan Bond had to step in and take his place, only for Bond himself to get injured, meaning youngster Jack Bonham had to take his place.
With tragic inevitability, Bonham's errors contributed to Leeds winning 2-1. But even though they missed out on automatic promotion, Watford still had the play-offs.
There they faced Leicester and in the very final minutes, Leicester won a penalty and, well, just watch for yourself what happened next.
The play-off final against Crystal Palace was something of an anti-climax, but after all that, it hardly mattered.