Sheffield United held to a draw

Updated: 25 February 2007 08:48 IST

Lee Naylor scored a late winner as Wolves rallied from behind to beat Reading 2-1 in a first division playoff semifinal on Saturday, in the race for next season

Sheffield United held to a draw

London:

Lee Naylor scored a late winner as Wolves rallied from behind to beat Reading 2-1 in a first division playoff semifinal on Saturday, in the race for next season's final Premier League spot. In the other first-leg semifinal, Sheffield United held Nottingham Forest to a 1-1 draw. The return legs will be held next week, with the playoff final on May 26 at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. The winner will join Portsmouth and Leicester in the Premier League next season. Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion have already been relegated from the Premier League. In division two, Cardiff and Bristol drew 0-0, while Oldham beat Queens Park Rangers 1-0 with a David Eyres goal. In the third division, Bury and Bournemouth had a goalless draw, while Simon Yeo scored two as Lincoln beat Scunthorpe 5-3. Doncaster was promoted to the third division after beating Dagenham & Redbridge in the Conference playoff final. (AP)

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