Cardiff promoted to the EPL, promotion record for Warnock

Cardiff promoted to the EPL, promotion record for Warnock

Birmingham City sent his former club Fulham to the play-offs with a 3-1 home win which was played at the same day. "Qualifying to the Asian Cup, and obviously getting promoted to the Premier League, it's been incredible".

After all, Warnock said only a year ago, "I don't like the Premier League" and his record highlights that, for him, the achievement has always resulted in huge let-down.

There was also a fourth sojourn in a Premier League hot seat - when appointed to Crystal Palace in 2015 - and he lasted all of four months on that occasion.

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"There are not many words you can say really". "I've not slept for longer than about three hours".

Middlesbrough sealed fifth place with a 96th-minute Patrick Bamford equaliser against Ipswich, and they will come up against Aston Villa for a place in the final at Wembley.

After his release from Fulham in 2014, the 28-year old played for several lower-level clubs until his brilliant performance in Walsall FC caught the attention of Cardiff manager Neil Warnock, who signed him in May last year.

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The final whistle was delayed at Cardiff City Stadium because of a pitch invasion in the final minute of injury time. Regardless of the poor standard of the game, Neil Warnock and owner Vincent Tan were seen celebrating with fans in a jubilant pitch invasion after the game.

Cardiff City are back in the Premier League and the Welsh club celebrated in style on Sunday evening with a black-tie awards ceremony.

Warnock proved to be a flawless fit for Cardiff, who play in the image of their gritty and no-nonsense manager.

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"It's been a wonderful 24 hours for me and the family", Warnock said. Currently, Swansea is in the relegation zone, tied for points with Southampton with each having two games left.

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