AFTER one Lancashire-based seaside outfit left Sky Bet League One, another was on hand to replace them.

Morecambe beat Newport County thanks to a contentious extra time penalty by Carlos Mendes Gomes.

After 90 minutes failed to separate the sides at a sun-soaked Wembley, Morecambe were awarded a penalty just after the first half of extra time.

Midfielder John O’Sullivan went down under a challenge from Ryan Haynes with referee Bobby Madley awarding the spot kick.

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Former Atletico Madrid youth player Mendes Gomes sent goalkeeper Tom King the wrong way, with the penalty enough to seal promotion for a team that has never been higher than League Two.

Derek Adams’ side was pipped to automatic promotion on the last day of the season, finishing fourth, while Michael Flynn’s team were one place and five points behind.

Morecambe’s seaside neighbours Blackpool, victors over Oxford United in the semi-finals of the play-offs, confirmed their place in the Sky Bet Championship on Sunday, courtesy of a 2-1 win against Lincoln City.

An own goal after 48 seconds by Ollie Turton – the fastest goal in play-off final history – got Blackpool off to a nightmare start but the Tangerines hit back through two Kenny Dougall strikes either side of half-time.

League One 2021/22:

  • Accrington Stanley
  • AFC Wimbledon
  • Bolton Wanderers
  • Burton Albion
  • Cambridge United
  • Charlton Athletic
  • Cheltenham Town
  • Crewe Alexandra
  • Doncaster Rovers
  • Fleetwood Town
  • Gillingham
  • Ipswich Town
  • Lincoln City
  • MK Dons
  • Morecambe
  • Oxford United
  • Plymouth Argyle
  • Portsmouth
  • Rotherham United
  • Sheffield Wednesday
  • Shrewsbury Town
  • Sunderland
  • Wigan Athletic
  • Wycombe Wanderers