England | EFL Championship

EFL Championship (English Football League Championship) is the second level of professional football in England. It is the highest division of the English Football League and sits just below the Premier League. The Championship is often described as the toughest of the UK based leagues. There are 24 clubs fighting for the right to belong in the second tier of English football. Teams that excel in this league have the Premiership in their site. Promotion usually involves a vast financial boost and a shout at Champions League football.

Participating teams

Aston Villa, Birmingham City, Blackburn Rovers FC, Bolton Wanderers FC, Brentford FC, Bristol City, Derby County FC, Hull City, Ipswich Town FC, Leeds United, Middlesbrough FC, Millwall FC, Norwich City FC, Nottingham Forest, Preston North End FC, Queens Park Rangers, Reading FC, Rotherham United FC, Sheffield United, Sheffield Wednesday, Stoke City, Swansea City AFC, West Bromwich Albion, Wigan Athletic FC

Related stadiums

AESSEAL New York Stadium - Rotherham United FC, Ashton Gate - Bristol City, Bramall Lane - Sheffield United, Britannia Stadium - Stoke City, Carrow Road - Norwich City FC, City Ground - Nottingham Forest, DW Stadium - Wigan Athletic FC, Deepdale Stadium - Preston North End FC, Elland Road - Leeds United, Ewood Park - Blackburn Rovers FC, Griffin Park - Brentford FC, Hillsborough - Sheffield Wednesday, KC Stadium - Hull City, Liberty Stadium - Swansea City AFC, Loftus Road - Queens Park Rangers, Madejski Stadium - Reading FC, Portman Road - Ipswich Town FC, Pride Park Stadium - Derby County FC, Riverside Stadium - Middlesbrough FC, St Andrew's - Birmingham City, The Den - Millwall FC, The Hawthorns - West Bromwich Albion, The Macron Stadium - Bolton Wanderers FC, Villa Park - Aston Villa

EFL Championship Standings

#TeamPlayedDiff.Pnts
1 Norwich City FC393081
2 Leeds United392576
3 Sheffield United392974
4 West Bromwich Albion392570
5 Aston Villa391560
6 Derby County FC38759
7 Bristol City37858
8 Middlesbrough FC38858
9 Nottingham Forest39957
10 Preston North End FC39757
11 Sheffield Wednesday39-356
12 Hull City39054
13 Brentford FC381050
14 Stoke City39-548
15 Swansea City AFC37-247
16 Blackburn Rovers FC39-947
17 Queens Park Rangers39-1544
18 Birmingham City39341
19 Reading FC39-1540
20 Wigan Athletic FC39-1640
21 Millwall FC38-1537
22 Rotherham United FC39-2636
23 Bolton Wanderers FC39-3632
24 Ipswich Town FC39-3424