Championship play-off final LIVE: Huddersfield Town v Nottingham Forest commentary and team news – Forest look to end Premier League exile as Terriers eye Wembley glory
The Championship play-off final, the richest match in world football, is coming up this weekend as Huddersfield Town battle Nottingham Forest for Premier League promotion. After a long and gruelling season, both play-off semi-finals were full of drama. Huddersfield needed a late winner from Jordan Rhodes to finally bring Luton’s fairytale season to an end. […]
The Championship play-off final, the richest match in world football, is coming up this weekend as Huddersfield Town battle Nottingham Forest for Premier League promotion.
After a long and gruelling season, both play-off semi-finals were full of drama.
Huddersfield needed a late winner from Jordan Rhodes to finally bring Luton’s fairytale season to an end.
Following their top-flight relegation in 2019, the Terriers endured two tough seasons but could now return to England’s elite.
Meanwhile, Forest beat Sheffield United on penalties after a 3-3 epic between the pair.
The Tricky Trees will now be looking to end their 23-year Premier League exile at Wembley.
It should be a thrilling game in the capital and talkSPORT will be under the famous arch to bring you exclusive coverage of all the action.
Huddersfield v Nottingham Forest: talkSPORT commentary
The Championship play-off final will take place on Sunday, May 29 with kick-off scheduled for 4:30pm.
talkSPORT will have exclusive coverage from Wembley.
Commentary will come from Sam Matterface, former West Ham striker David Connolly and ex-Crystal Palace manager Ian Holloway.
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Huddersfield v Nottingham Forest: Routes to the final
- Finished regular season third on 82 points
- Play-off semi-final – beat Luton Town 2-1 on aggregate
- Finished regular season fourth on 80 points
- Play-off semi-final – beat Sheffield United 3-2 on penalties (3-3 on aggregate)
Huddersfield v Nottingham Forest: What has been said?
Huddersfield boss Carlos Corberan: “We knew that having the right mentality and the right character was going to be important if we wanted to reach Wembley.
“First of all, I must congratulate the players and I’m looking forward to the final.
“Nothing makes me feel more proud than seeing how happy they are and how much they identify with the team.
“We’ll rest in the next couple of days and then we will start working towards that game.”
Nottingham Forest boss Steve Cooper: “We are hopefully going to give so many people a day to remember.
“I can’t sum it up at the moment, the reality is that we have another step to go.
“To get through two legs of a semi-final play-off you have to do a bit of everything – you have to play well, have to suffer, have to have a bit of luck and dig in – all of the things you have to do to be a real team we have done.”
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