Queens Park Rangers Earn Promotion to Premier League by Beating Watford

Queens Park Rangers defeated Watford 2-0 to earn Promotion to English soccer’s Premier League.

Adel Taarabt and Tommy Smith scored to give QPR the title in the second-tier Championship and a return to the top flight for the first time since 1996.

QPR does face possible penalties from the Football Association, including a potential points deduction, over the signing of Alejandro Faurlin. A decision will be made by May 6, the F.A. has said.

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