Date: 8th May 2016 at 5:10pm
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Burnley’s Championship season continued with a win against Charlton at the Valley on Saturday.

A three-nil win over a Charlton side already relegated and showing continued disapproval towards the clubs owner ensured Burnley were confirmed as Champions.

Not that we got our hands on the trophy, or winners medals mind! The best we could manage was an ‘inflatable.’

It decided concerns over ‘crowd control’ at the Valley made it a better option to present this at a ‘civic reception’ at Burnley Town Gall on Monday – clearly disappointing for the club, the players and the fans that travelled….

What can you do?

As for the match itself a fine team move resulted in Sam Vokes (who scored the goal to confirm promotion) tapping in his 15th-goal of the season when he got the opener for Burnley in the first half from a Stephen Ward cross.

Ward was again involved in the second shortly after the break when he crossed into George Boyd to make it two on 49-minutes. Andre Gray’s 25th-goal the season (23 for Burnley) made absolutely sure of the win two-minutes later when he ran through to ensure the title was ours again!

Here’s a round up of the Championship action from the other games played at the weekend….

These were the other results.

Saturday 7th May 2016
Blackburn 3-1 Reading
Cardiff 1-1 Birmingham
Charlton 0-3 Burnley
Derby 0-1 Ipswich
Fulham 1-0 Bolton
Huddersfield 1-5 Brentford
Hull 5-1 Rotherham
Middlesbrough 1-1 Brighton
MK Dons 1-2 Nottm Forest
Preston 1-1 Leeds
QPR 1-0 Bristol City
Wolves 2-1 Sheff Wed

The only issue to be decided on the final day of the season was who would finish in the second automatic promotion spot.

Middlesbrough (one-one) were the side to do this with a draw against Brighton at the Riverside Stadium meaning Boro are back in the Premier League as runners up with the Seagulls now needing to pick themselves up for the play-offs.

I say the ‘only’ issue to be decided was the second place!

Of course that wasn’t true was it as Burnley (three-nil) were already promoted but still wanted the title with the Clarets confirmed as Champions with a win at relegated Charlton.

Brentford and Hull (five-one) ended the season with convincing wins at Huddersfield and as hosts to Rotherham (respectively) with the Bees likely to wish the season wasn’t ending whereas the Tigers go into the play-offs with a boost.

Now we await the play-offs semi-finals as the final side heading into the topflight is decided.

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