April 30 (Bloomberg) -- 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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