The club sat in fifth, level on points with Cardiff in sixth and three clear of Swansea in seventh. Just a point was needed against a Stoke, a team with nothing to play for, to ensure their play-off place.
by: N/A — EPL: Swansea City 23 Jul
Steve Coopers side entered the final game of the season knowing they had to beat Reading at the Madejski Stadium, but that they would also need help from elsewhere.
by: Steve Pearson — Football365 22 Jul
West Brom returned to the big time after a nervy 2-2 draw with QPR proved enough on an extraordinarily frantic final day of the Championship season.
by: N/A — BBC 22 Jul
Nottingham Forest miss out on a play-off place thanks to a heavy home defeat by Stoke, coupled with Swansea's big win at Reading.
Brentford's promotion charge takes a stumble with defeat at Stoke City to confirm Leeds as champions
by: Jon Culley — The Telegraph 18 Jul
Brentford miss chance to move into Championship's automatic-promotion places as their eight-match winning run comes to an end
by: firstname.lastname@example.org (Alex Dicken) — Birmingham Live 18 Jul
Brentford were defeated 1-0 by Stoke City to hand Albion a huge boost in the race for promotion, while Leeds United have been confirmed as Championship champions
by: Paul Wilson at the Bet365 Stadium — The Guardian 18 Jul
Lee Gregory scored the only goal of the game as Stoke beat Brentford 1-0, a result that dents the Bees’ promotion hopes and confirms Leeds as champions
by: N/A — BBC 18 Jul
Brentford miss the chance to put Championship promotion in their own hands by falling to defeat at Stoke City.
by: Joe Bernstein — Daily Mail 18 Jul
JOE BERNSTEIN AT THE BET365 STADIUM: Brentford missed the chance to gain a crucial advantage over West Bromwich Albion going into the final game of the season.
by: email@example.com (Joseph Chapman) — Birmingham Live 17 Jul
The talking points from a miserable evening in Yorkshire as Albion lose control of their automatic promotion situation