Millwall Loan Watch: Wembley joy for Kamarl Grant and Bromley as Byron Webster hits penalty to earn promotion to play-off final

KAMARL Grant and Bromley were promoted to League Two after a dramatic penalty shoot-out win in the National League final.

Former Millwall defender Byron Webster hit the winning spot-kick against Solihull Moors after extra-time to spark wild celebrations from the Wembley fans.

Victory means Bromley will head to the EFL for the first time in their 132-year history, joining league winners Chesterfield in being promoted from the fifth tier.

Grant, 21, can be pleased with the part he played in helping Bromley to promotion after arriving at Hayes Lane on loan from Millwall at the start of February.

The defender played all 120 minutes of the final, all 90 minutes of last week’s semi-final win over Altrincham and started all of the last four games of the regular season.

Michael Cheek gave Bromley the lead after 41 minutes on Sunday before Joe Sbarra equalized for Solihull Moors in the second half.

Cheek restored Bromley’s lead with a penalty after 58 minutes, but Jamey Osborne leveled things up again after the hour mark.

Bromley would prevail 4-3 on penalties, with Webster going viral for his confident rants before and after taking the winning penalty.

The 37-year-old, who was at Millwall between 2014 and 2019, told BBC Sport: “The keeper said to me, ‘I know which way you’re going’ and I thought, ‘No, because no.’ at least I don’t know yet in which direction I’m going'”.

“That’s why I had a little smile. The other penalties I was thinking I would go to my left, and that was the idea.

“It wasn’t until they scored the fifth penalty and I knew I had to score, I thought it went that way most of the time, I know if I open my foot up (and shoot to the right) it’s not going to do much. of a chance as long as I hit it nice and clean.”

Grant ends his loan spell with 13 appearances for Bromley and valuable experience under his belt. He arrived at Hayes Lane a few weeks after Chin Okoli, another young Millwall defender, left the club after playing regular first half football.

Meanwhile, Webster continues his extraordinary record at Wembley. He won the League One play-off final with Yeovil in 2013 before achieving the same feat with Millwall in 2017. He also won the FA Trophy two years ago with Bromley when they beat Wrexham.

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