May 6, 2018 / 1:40 PM / 19 days ago

Soccer: Cardiff City promoted to Premier League

(Reuters) - Cardiff City were promoted to the Premier League after a goalless draw against Reading on Sunday secured them second place in England’s second tier Championship.

Soccer Football - Championship - Cardiff City vs Reading - Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff, Britain - May 6, 2018 Cardiff City's Callum Paterson in action with Reading's Chris Gunter Action Images/Andrew Boyers

Cardiff finished with 90 points, two points ahead of third-placed Fulham, who suffered a shock 3-1 defeat at Birmingham City on the final day of the campaign.

Cardiff re-enter the top-flight for the first time since the 2013-14 season.

Reporting by Aditi Prakash in Bengaluru; Editing by Toby Davis

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