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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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