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

15 April 2018

The pressure was on the Cottagers to win in order to maintain mounting pressure on the Midlanders but Nuno Espírito Santo's side head into Sunday's tie with Birmingham in party mode.

Drama indeed. Fulham completed their 21st game without defeat, but their disappointment will unquestionably be deep for they now have a serious task on their hands to achieve automatic promotion.

Wolves tweeted out "the pack is again" accompanied by a video of their season highlights when information filtered via from Craven Cottage that Fulham slipped up.

Their promotion ended a six-year absence from the top flight and this is the third time Wolves have earned promotion from the Championship.

Nigeria goalkeeper Carl Ikeme's English Championship club Wolverhampton Wanderers have secured promotion back to the Premier League after Fulham failed to beat Brentford on Saturday.

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

Wolves have impressed in the Championship this season, with the likes of Diogo Jota, Ruben Neves, Ivan Cavaleiro, Leo Bonatini and Willy Boly all impressing.

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