Premier League

Huddersfield wins soccer's richest game, promoted to EPL

LONDON (AP) Huddersfield Town will play in England's top division for the first time in 45 years after beating Reading 4-3 in a penalty shootout on Monday in the League Championship playoff final, world soccer's richest single game worth a minimum $220 million.

After the teams ended extra time tied at 0-0, Christopher Schindler converted the winning spot kick at Wembley Stadium for the team managed by German-born American coach David Wagner.

Huddersfield, which was the English champion each year from 1924-26, was most recently in the top flight in 1972. The northern team will be the 49th different club to play in the Premier League since the competition's inaugural season in 1992.

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