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03/05/2014 10:34 BST | Updated 03/05/2014 10:59 BST

Birmingham City Avoid Relegation With Stoppage-Time Equaliser

Birmingham City recovered from 2-0 down to avoid relegation to League One with a stoppage-time equaliser on a dramatic final day of the Championship.

Paul Caddis' leveller in the 93rd minute at Bolton gave Birmingham - League Cup winners just three years ago - the necessary point to stay up and condemn Doncaster Rovers to relegation in the dying seconds of the Football League season.

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Birmingham manager Lee Clark celebrates at full-time

Lee Chung-Yong and Lukas Jutkiewicz's goals gave Bolton a 2-0 lead with just 14 minutes remaining at the Reebok Stadium, but departing and costly Birmingham striker Nikola Žigić struck before Caddis' heroic moment of salvation sent the away supporters into raptures.

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Paul Caddis celebrates his dramatic 93rd-minute equaliser

Doncaster, however, returned to League One at the first time of asking as they lost at champions Leicester City to a contentious second-half David Nugent's penalty.

Although they finished level on points with Birmingham, their goal difference was vastly inferior.

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