Watch: Schindler's penalty prompts promotion celebration for Huddersfield
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Christopher Schindler was tasked with the final strike of Championship football for Huddersfield Town, the responsibility of the fifth penalty in this promotion play-off against Reading upon his shoulders under the arch of Wembley Stadium on Monday.

Both sides missed one apiece before Reading's Jordan Obita had his fifth and final shot saved by Huddersfield goalkeeper Danny Ward. Schindler made no mistake in his own final effort, beating Reading 'keeper Ali Al Habsi with a low drive to the bottom left of goal, prompting scenes of joy and celebration for his side and tears from Reading's heartbroken crew.

That strike sent the West Yorkshire side into the Premier League and the vast spoils of its lucrative television deal.

It also overwhelmed Huddersfield owner Dean Hoyle and tickled actor Patrick Stewart's fancy as the longtime fan saw his team celebrate the step up back to the English top flight after 45 years.

Watch: Schindler's penalty prompts promotion celebration for Huddersfield
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