Championship roundup: Forest survive as Newcastle snatch title in final minute

• Brighton suffer late despair at Aston Villa as Newcastle dispatch Barnsley 3-0
• Forest avoid relegation with 3-0 win against Ipswich Town at the City Ground

Aside from the first game of last season, a 1-0 defeat against Brighton & Hove Albion a day before anyone else in the division had played, Nottingham Forest had not been in the Championship relegation zone since February 2012. Thanks to a 3-0 win against Ipswich Town on the final day of this term, they just about managed to avoid a relegation that, even by their standards of dramatic incompetence, would have been extraordinary.

Forest avoided being relegated on a dramatic final day as Rafael Benítez led Newcastle United back into the Premier League as champions – a 3-0 victory against Barnsley snatching top spot from Brighton & Hove Albion, who drew 1-1 with 10-man Aston Villa.

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