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Leeds United promoted next year? How every defeated Championship play-off semi-finalist has fared the following season

Leeds United's Premier League dream was ended in the Championship play-off semi-finals last night - but will they come again next season?

We've gone back in time to discover every defeated Championship play-off semi-finalists and looked at how they've fared the following season. In history in favour or against the Whites? Click and scroll through the pages to find out:

Both clubs struggled to shrug off their play-off heartbreak as Derby finished 20th - eight points above the drop - while Ipswich only finished five places higher.

1. 2004/05: Ipswich Town and Derby County

Both clubs struggled to shrug off their play-off heartbreak as Derby finished 20th - eight points above the drop - while Ipswich only finished five places higher.
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Preston came within a point of reaching the play-offs again, only to lose out to Southampton. Crystal Palace had to settle for 12th spot.

2. 2005/06: Crystal Palace and Preston North End

Preston came within a point of reaching the play-offs again, only to lose out to Southampton. Crystal Palace had to settle for 12th spot.
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Wolves were denied a play-off campaign on goal difference (by ONE goal!) by Watford. Southampton suffered a major hangover, surviving relegation by two points.

3. 2006/07: Southampton and Wolverhampton Wanderers

Wolves were denied a play-off campaign on goal difference (by ONE goal!) by Watford. Southampton suffered a major hangover, surviving relegation by two points.
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Both clubs fell way off the pace. Palace finished 15th with Watford in 13th, just two points above them in the league table.

4. 2007/08: Watford and Crystal Palace

Both clubs fell way off the pace. Palace finished 15th with Watford in 13th, just two points above them in the league table.
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