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27 July 2015


Ten-man Burton Albion secured the League Two title with a superb comeback victory at lowly Cambridge United.

The Brewers, knowing a win would ensure top spot irrespective of how second-placed Shrewsbury fared, led through Stuart Beavon's header but Tom Elliott headed the hosts level.

Robbie Simpson's penalty put the U's ahead after Harrison Dunk was fouled by goalkeeper Jon McLaughlin, who saw red.

But a stunning Phil Edwards strike made it 2-2 and Kevin Stewart's shot won it.

Nearly 1,900 Brewers fans celebrated a thrilling victory in style, but they seemed to be celebrating almost from the off after hearing Shrewsbury trailed to a third-minute goal at home to Plymouth.

As it transpired, Burton boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink would have led his side to the title even had they lost, something that seemed likely when their 10 men trailed 2-1 with 20 minutes left.

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