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Summary

  1. Championship play-off semi-final second leg
  2. Forestieri has decisive penalty saved by Ward
  3. Hutchinson and Payne also miss from the spot
  4. Tie finished 1-1 after extra time
  5. Terriers will face Reading at Wembley on 29 May

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By Phil Cartwright

All times stated are UK

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  1. Huddersfield reach Wembley

    FT: Sheff Wed 1-1 Huddersfield (3-4 pens)

    Danny Ward

    I think Danny Ward and his Huddersfield team-mates were so excited after their penalty shootout win that they could have run all of the way to Wembley this evening.

    But they'll have to wait 12 days before they appear at England's national stadium.

    On Monday 29 May, it will be Reading v Huddersfield Town in the Championship play-off final.

    We'll have live text and Radio 5 live coverage of that match. Before then, there's the climax to the League Two play-off semi-finals tomorrow. Hope you can join us again then.

  2. Still all to play for in League Two

    Luton v Blackpool, Exeter v Carlisle (Thursday, 19:45 BST)

    Blackpool v Luton Town

    If the two Championship play-off semi-finals have been tight and cagey, down in the fourth tier it's been anything but.

    Eleven goals were scored across the two first legs on Sunday, as Blackpool came from behind to edge Luton 3-2 at Bloomfield Road, while Carlisle rescued a 3-3 draw at home to Exeter.

    More goals, thrills and spills in round two? Let's hope so. We'll have live text commentary of both second legs on Thursday from 19:15 BST on the BBC Sport website and app.

  3. Huddersfield reach Wembley

    FT: Sheff Wed 1-1 Huddersfield (3-4 pens)

    David Wagner

    Huddersfield head coach David Wagner tells Sky Sports: "First I must share my thoughts with Sheffield Wednesday. They have had a great season and I can only imagine how sad they are. They are great competitors.

    "If you play two games and have to go to penalties, it shows how tight and even the games are.

    "Everybody knows how great and difficult this occasion can be, but I'm so proud for our football club and everyone connected with it because Huddersfield Town will be at Wembley on 29 May."

  4. Steel City derby returns next season

    FT: Sheff Wed 1-1 Huddersfield (3-4 pens)

    Sheffield Wednesday's play-off exit means we'll have a Sheffield derby in the Championship next season.

    Their city rivals, United, cantered to the League One title in 2016-17 and will be back in the second tier for the first time since 2011 next season.

  5. 'It's a manager's job to stay humble'

    FT: Sheff Wed 1-1 Huddersfield (3-4 pens)

    Steve McClaren

    Ex-England manager on BBC Radio 5 live

    Sheffield Wednesday players

    David Wagner shook every Wednesday player's hand. He's been criticised before about celebrations, so it's good to see.

    You could easily lose your head, run away with the crowd, run away with the players.

    But it's a manager's duty and job to stay humble and congratulate the opponents, which he has done.

    Then he will celebrate and go really wild - so he should do.

  6. Huddersfield reach Wembley

    FT: Sheff Wed 1-1 Huddersfield (3-4 pens)

    Huddersfield defender Michael Hefele tells Sky Sports: "The whole team believed, even when we went 1-0 down. There was pressure on my penalty, Jack Payne was unlucky, but Danny Ward saved the next one and we got through."

    Huddersfield captain Tommy Smith: "It's an amazing feeling. This team are a special bunch, and it stems back to the backroom staff. It's a special club. It's been an unbelievable season and this is an incredible feeling. Why can't we go on and win at Wembley?"

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    Jordan Ramsden: Congratulations to both Huddersfield and Reading. Who would have predicted this final?

    Jack Melham: It just wasn't Wednesday's Wednesday.

    Fernando Forestieri
  8. 'On balance Huddersfield deserve it'

    FT: Sheff Wed 1-1 Huddersfield (3-4 pens)

    Ian Woodcock

    BBC Sport at Hillsborough

    Huddersfield's incredible season goes on.

    They finished 19th in the Championship last season and had never reached the Championship play-offs before in their history.

    On the balance of the two games, they probably deserve it and they will fancy their chances of making more history against Reading at Wembley.

    It's 45 years since Huddersfield were in the top flight. They're one win away from getting back there.

  9. Huddersfield reach Wembley

    FT: Sheff Wed 1-1 Huddersfield (3-4 pens)

    Ian Woodcock

    BBC Sport at Hillsborough

    Danny Ward

    Soon after their shootout victory, Town's players were in a huddle in front of their fans with David Wagner holding court in the middle.

    He has done a truly remarkable job in West Yorkshire and this season will end at Wembley for them.

    Who knows - he may even be facing his old mate Jurgen Klopp in the Premier League next season?

  10. Watch: Huddersfield fans go wild

    FT: Sheff Wed 1-1 Huddersfield (3-4 pens)

    It's fair to say the Huddersfield fans watching back at home on a big screen rather enjoyed that second Danny Ward save...

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  11. Huddersfield reach Wembley

    FT: Sheff Wed 1-1 Huddersfield (3-4 pens)

    Huddersfield head coach David Wagner spoke to BBC Radio 5 live before tonight's second leg about the prospect of penalties settling the tie.

    "You cannot practice at penalties in my opinion," he said. "This is a totally different atmosphere, in a semi-final.

    "But we are totally confident. Everyone knows Germans are able to win penalties."

    German efficiency from 12 yards shows itself again.

  12. Huddersfield reach Wembley

    FT: Sheff Wed 1-1 Huddersfield (3-4 pens)

    Huddersfield goalkeeper Danny Ward tells Sky Sports: "I'm just over the moon. We showed great character to come back from 1-0 down. I'm confident when it comes to penalties. I saved a few and we won."

    Huddersfield striker Nahki Wells: "I wanted to be confident and believe I could score. We all took penalties earlier and 90% of us scored. Danny pulled off some wonderful saves for us."

  13. Huddersfield reach Wembley

    FT: Sheff Wed 1-1 Huddersfield (3-4 pens)

    Ian Brown

    BBC football commentator at Hillsborough

    Huddersfield celebrate

    What a story for David Wagner. He chose two of his Germans and they did indeed prevail in the shootout!

  14. BreakingHUDDERSFIELD ARE INTO THE PLAY-OFF FINAL!

    FT: Sheff Wed 1-1 Huddersfield (3-4 pens)

    Amazing scenes at Hillsborough. The Huddersfield players race to their supporters.

    They're one win away from the Premier League. They'll face Reading at Wembley on 29 May.

  15. Forestieri misses for Wednesday

    Pens: Sheff Wed 3-4 Huddersfield

    Penalty save

    Fernando Forestieri must score - he hasn't! Danny Ward saves!

    Huddersfield are going to Wembley!

  16. Payne misses for Huddersfield

    Pens: Sheff Wed 3-4 Huddersfield

    Oh lordy me, it's saved!...

  17. Hunt scores for Wednesday

    Pens: Sheff Wed 3-4 Huddersfield

    Jack Hunt, the former Huddersfield full-back, finds the net.

    But if Jack Payne scores the next one, Town are heading for Wembley.

  18. Mooy scores for Huddersfield

    Pens: Sheff Wed 2-4 Huddersfield

    Aaron Mooy scores. Which means Sheffield Wednesday, with their next penalty, simply must score...

  19. Lee scores for Wednesday

    Pens: Sheff Wed 2-3 Huddersfield

    Not the best contact, but it's in the corner.

  20. Wells scores for Huddersfield

    Pens: Sheff Wed 1-3 Huddersfield

    Huddersfield keep their noses ahead thanks to marksman Nahki Wells.