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Wayne Rooney's Derby County Avoid Relegation In Dramatic Final Day Of Championship

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Wayne Rooney's Derby County Avoid Relegation In Dramatic Final Day Of Championship

Wayne Rooney's Derby County have incredibly avoided relegation after a truly dramatic final day in the Championship.

Derby were held to a thrilling 3-3 draw with Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday - with the point enough to keep them in the Championship.

Sam Hutchinson gave the visitors the lead with Derby momentarily condemned to League One.


Though a Martyn Waghorn brace helped his side come back. He scored to make it 1-1 before converting a penalty to level the game once again at 3-3.

Patrick Roberts scored Derby's other goal while Callum Paterson and Julian Borner bagged for Wednesday.

Though the result at Pride Park sees Wednesday go down along with Rotherham, who drew 1-1 at Cardiff, and Wycombe Wanderers who beat Middlesbrough 3-0 away from home.


Darren Moore's side end the season at the bottom of the table with 41 points while Wycombe and Rotherham end the campaign in 22nd and 23rd, respectively.

As for Derby, they finish in 21st place with 44 points on the board, one point ahead of Wycombe.

Featured Image Credit: PA

Topics: Football News, Derby County, Football, Wayne Rooney, championship

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