...but it’s spot-kick agony for Bees
DONCASTER were crowned League One champions yesterday after one of the most dramatic final days in recent history.
Rovers were star ing at the play-offs w hen pr omotion rivals Brentford were awarded a last-gasp penalty at Gr iffin Park.
But Fulham loanee Marcello Trotta snatched the ball fr om spot-kick regular Kevin O’Connor and slammed his shot against the bar. Rovers raced up the other end to scor e through James Coppinger and pip the Bees to promotion, and Bournemouth to the title.
Frustrated Br entford boss Uwe Rosler said: “He was not first choice . We had thr ee takers. K evin O’Connor w as first, Har ry F orrester w as second and Trotta was third.”
Scunthorpe slipped through the trapdoor despite their win over Swindon and Rotherham replace them in League One after beating Aldershot, which confirmed the Shots relegation.
We’re set f or a tense f inal day in the Championship next weekend f ollowing Hull’s slip to Barnsley – the Tigers must now beat champions Cardiff to go up ahead ofWatford.
Wolves need a mir acle to avoid a second successive relegation.
Their def eat to Bur nley sparked angr y scenes at Molineux after the final whistle.
ECSTASY AND DESPAIR: Doncaster players celebrate the League One title as Brentford’s heart-broken players sink to the floor