Got a TV Licence?

You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.

Find out more
I don’t have a TV Licence.

Summary

  1. Rowe missed crucial penalty to send Charlton to Wembley
  2. Tie finished 4-4 after crazy second leg at The Valley
  3. Marquis & Pratley traded goals during open extra-time period
  4. Butler's late header took semi-final into extra time
  5. Addicks will face Sunderland at Wembley
  6. League One play-off final on Sunday, 26 May

Live Reporting

By James Law

All times stated are UK

Get involved

  1. Bye for now

    Charlton reach League One play-off final

    Charlton

    This season's EFL play-off finals are set.

    25 May, League Two: Newport County v Tranmere Rovers

    26 May, League One: Sunderland v Charlton

    27 May, Championship: Aston Villa v Derby

    We'll be back over the Bank Holiday weekend for all the thrills and spills from Wembley, where heroes will be made.

    Goodnight.

  2. Post update

    Charlton reach League One play-off final

    So Charlton will go to Wembley for the first time in 21 years - and their first visit to the 'new' Wembley.

    Sunderland will stand in their way of a place in the Championship next season.

    For Doncaster, they can hold their heads high at pushing the hosts to their limit tonight after a great season.

  3. 'The atmosphere was frightening'

    Charlton reach League One play-off final

    Quote Message: The atmosphere was frightening, it’s not been like that all season. I'm fortunate enough to have taken 11 penalties this season now and scored nine, so I've worked on my technique. from Lyle Taylor Charlton striker told Sky Sports
    Lyle TaylorCharlton striker told Sky Sports
  4. 'We deserved a bit of luck'

    Charlton reach League One play-off final

    Quote Message: I just went the right way and it was a poor penalty. I was lucky and that’s all there is to it. You need a bit of luck and we deserved it. One more step to go and let’s hope we can do it. from Dillon Phillips Charlton keeper told Sky Sports
    Dillon PhillipsCharlton keeper told Sky Sports
  5. Post update

    Charlton reach League One play-off final

    The 11 Charlton players are somewhere in amongst the sea of home supporters.

    Lyle Taylor is being hugged while posing for selfies - joyous scenes at The Valley.

    Just think how different it could've been had Tommy Rowe scored his penalty for Doncaster and forced sudden death...

  6. Post update

    Charlton reach League One play-off final

    There's a pitch invasion at The Valley - an explosion of happiness and relief from the Charlton fans.

    They've been put through the ringer but it's been worth it in the end.

    You've got to feel for Doncaster and John Marquis - they were the better team tonight and have been beaten in the cruelest of ways.

  7. BreakingCharlton reach the League One play-off final

    Pens: Charlton 4-3 Doncaster

    They certainly did it the hard way but Charlton have eventually seen off Doncaster to reach the League One play-off final.

    The Addicks will play Sunderland at Wembley for a place in next season's Championship.

    What a couple hours of football that was!

  8. ROWE MISSES

    Pens: Charlton 4-3 Doncaster

    IT GOES WIDE! HE'S PUT IT WIDE!

  9. Post update

    Pens: Charlton 4-3 Doncaster

    Tommy Rowe must score this penalty...

  10. SARR MISSES

    Pens: Charlton 4-3 Doncaster

    Naby Sarr to win it for Charlton...

    His penalty is saved - the defender is denied by a great Marko Marosi save.

    The drama is massive!

  11. MARQUIS MISSES

    Pens: Charlton 4-3 Doncaster

    Advantage Charlton Athletic!

    John Marquis, Doncaster's top goalscorer, misses from 12 yards and the Addicks are one spot-kick away from Wembley...

  12. ARIBO SCORES

    Pens: Charlton 4-3 Doncaster

    That's seven penalties out of seven in this shootout.

    Charlton's Joe Aribo is the latest to score, sending Marko Marosi the wrong way.

  13. CRAWFORD SCORES

    Pens: Charlton 3-3 Doncaster

    Nobody looks like missing here, which definitely means someone's about to miss...

    Not Ali Crawford, though. He scores ruthlessly.

  14. TAYLOR SCORES

    Pens: Charlton 3-2 Doncaster

    Pressuer? What pressure?

    Charlton's top scorer Lyle Taylor walks up to the ball and nonchalantly fires it to the keeper's right.

  15. SADLIER SCORES

    Pens: Charlton 2-2 Doncaster

    My word, how about the standard of these penalties?!

    Kieran Sadlier, who came off the bench during extra time, again goes high and into the corner.

  16. CULLEN SCORES

    Pens: Charlton 2-1 Doncaster

    It's a pea-roller from Charlton's Josh Cullen but sends the Doncaster keeper the wrong way.

  17. WHITEMAN SCORES

    Pens: Charlton 1-1 Doncaster

    You don't save those! Doncaster's player of the year Ben Whiteman finds the top corner.

  18. SOLLY SCORES

    Pens: Charlton 1-0 Doncaster

    A calm, composed penalty from Chris Solly to the left of Doncaster keeper Marko Marosi.

    Good start for Charlton.

  19. Post update

    Charlton 2-3 Doncaster (4-4 agg)

    Charlton will take the first penalty - here we go then!

    Chris Solly steps up.

  20. Post update

    Charlton 2-3 Doncaster (4-4 agg)

    For what has been described as 'safety reasons', the penalties will be taken in front of the Charlton supporters.

    Two policeman were in on the discussions with the officials, which explains why that decision was made.