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Cherries' play-off place confirmed


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AFC Bournemouth will compete in the the Championship play-offs after having their place in the top six confirmed on Sunday.

The 2-2 draw between Reading and Swansea City means that the Cherries are now eight points ahead of the Royals in the table, with just two matches left to play.

Currently fourth, the Cherries will know the opposition and dates of their play-off semi-final after completing their 46-game regular season early in May.

Dates for the play-off matches are as follows:

Championship play-off semi-finals

Monday 17th May, 6pm - Championship A 1st leg

Monday 17th May, 8.15pm - Championship B 1st leg

Saturday 22nd May, 12.30pm - Championship A 2nd leg

Saturday 22nd May, 5.30pm - Championship B 2nd leg

Championship play-off final

Saturday 29th May, 3pm

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