02 May '11, 7pm

Football: Norwich on brink of elite after Cardiff slip-up: LONDON: Cardiff's hopes of gaining automatic promotio...

LONDON: Norwich were promoted to the Premier League on Monday after they defeated Portsmouth 1-0 and join champions Queens Park Rangers among the elite for next season. Their fourth successive win - thanks to Simeon Jackson's fifth goal in six games - leaves them four points clear of third-placed Cardiff, who lost 3-0 at home to Middlesbrough earlier on Monday, with a match remaining. It is Norwich's second successive promotion and sees them return to the Premier League after a six year absence. Norwich manager Paul Lambert said it equalled the greatest moment of his playing career, which included winning the Champions League with Borussia Dortmund in 1997. "It's incredible what the lads have done. They are the ones who do it week in week out," said the Scotsman. "In the two years we have been here it's a miracle what has happened. "And it's how we've done it, from League ...

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