Manchester United and Manchester City fans will have the opportunity to tick another stadium off their bucket list next season in the Premier League.
The conclusion of the Sky Bet Championship playoffs has seen the final spot in the top-flight for the 2021/22 season confirmed, with Brentford edging past Swansea City.
It marks the west London side’s first campaign in the top-tier of English football since 1947, bringing an end to the club’s woeful run of nine consecutive playoff defeats.
Thomas Frank’s side emerged victorious at Wembley though to become the 50th different team to compete in the Premier League since the competition’s inception in 1992.
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Brentford join Norwich City and Watford in the Premier League for next season, with the two clubs earning promotion from the Championship – making an immediate return having been relegated in the 2018/19 season.
Norwich won the Championship title with a tally of 97 points, finishing six ahead of Watford in the automatic promotion spots.
While Carrow Road and Vicarage Road are stadiums both City and United have become accustomed to, Brentford bring a new venue into the mix.
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The Bees play their home matches at the Brentford Community Stadium, which only opened in September of last year, and is also the home of London Irish Rugby Club.
City and United will now be waiting to find out their schedule for the forthcoming season, which is due to be announced on Wednesday, June 16th at 9am.
2021/22 Premier League clubs
Arsenal, Aston Villa, Brighton & Hove Albion, Brentford, Burnley, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Everton, Leeds United, Leicester City, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Newcastle United, Norwich City, Southampton, Tottenham, Watford, West Ham, Wolves.