With a 2-1 victory at Middlesbrough, Burnley was promoted from the Championship and will join the Premier League right away.
The Clarets’ six-season stint in the top division came to an end last season when they were demoted on the penultimate day.
However, they have had a remarkable first year under Vincent Kompany, losing just twice thus far in 2022–23.
A Chuba Akpom penalty in between goals from Ashley Barnes and Connor Roberts gave Burnley a resounding victory at the Riverside.
With seven games remaining in the season, their 25th victory gave them promotion.
After the promotion was announced, Burnley chairman Alan Pace told Sky Sports: “Vincent has done something that is very, very special.
“This was a complete surprise, this was not our plan. Vincent and I talked about it in the summer, we gave ourselves two, three years was our plan. I think what you’ve seen is a lot of magic coming together.
“This team is very, very good. You hear Vincent say it every week. They’re surprising each and every one of us every day, they’re phenomenal.”
The Clarets are 11 points ahead of Sheffield United in second position, which is vying for promotion after being demoted in 2021.
The Blades have one fewer game under their belt and are eight points ahead of Luton Town in third.