EFL Championship | England - an overview

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  • Preston North End FC vs Wycombe WanderersiGo to Prediction
  • Stoke City vs Middlesbrough FCiGo to Prediction
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  • Coventry City vs Rotherham United FCiGo to Prediction
  • Huddersfield Town vs Queens Park RangersiGo to Prediction
  • Millwall FC vs Derby County FCiGo to Prediction
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  • Middlesbrough F.C.3 - 1Barnsley F.C.
The England Championship or 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, with teams fighting for promotion. Promotion from this league comes with a serious cash boost to the club, and promotion to the Premier League. There are 24 clubs fighting for the right to play in the Championship. This league is predominantly made up of English teams, with two Welsh teams. The Championship plays for two domestic cups in the FA Cup and League Cup. Qualification to the UEFA Europa League is possible through both domestic cups. Relegation takes the bottom three teams to League One football.

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Participating teams

  • AFC Bournemouth
    Dean Court, Bournemouth
  • Barnsley FC
    Oakwell, Barnsley
  • Birmingham City
    St Andrew's, Birmingham
  • Blackburn Rovers FC
    Ewood Park, Blackburn
  • Brentford FC
    Griffin Park, Brentford
  • Bristol City
    Ashton Gate, Bristol
  • Cardiff City FC
    Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff
  • Coventry City
    Ricoh Arena
  • Derby County FC
    Pride Park Stadium, Derby
  • Huddersfield Town
    John Smith's Stadium, Huddersfield
  • Luton Town
     Kenilworth Road Stadium, Luton
  • Middlesbrough FC
    Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough
  • Millwall FC
    The Den, London
  • Norwich City FC
    Carrow Road, Norwich
  • Nottingham Forest
    City Ground, Nottingham
  • Preston North End FC
    Deepdale Stadium, Preston
  • Queens Park Rangers
    Loftus Road, London
  • Reading FC
    Madejski Stadium, Reading
  • Rotherham United FC
    AESSEAL New York Stadium, Rotherham
  • Sheffield Wednesday
    Hillsborough, Sheffield
  • Stoke City
    Britannia Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent
  • Swansea City AFC
    Liberty Stadium, Swansea
  • Watford FC
    Vicarage Road, Watford
  • Wycombe Wanderers
    Adams Park, High Wycombe

EFL Championship Standings

#TeamPlayedDiff.Pnts
1Norwich City FC Logo Norwich City FC16631
2AFC Bournemouth Logo AFC Bournemouth161330
3Reading FC Logo Reading FC16730
4Swansea City AFC Logo Swansea City AFC16929
5Stoke City Logo Stoke City16528
6Brentford FC Logo Brentford FC16927
7Watford FC Logo Watford FC16727
8Bristol City Logo Bristol City16327
9Blackburn Rovers FC Logo Blackburn Rovers FC161225
10Middlesbrough FC Logo Middlesbrough FC16524
11Cardiff City FC Logo Cardiff City FC16823
12Luton Town Logo Luton Town16-622
13Huddersfield Town Logo Huddersfield Town16-221
14Millwall FC Logo Millwall FC16020
15Birmingham City Logo Birmingham City16-219
16Preston North End FC Logo Preston North End FC15-319
17Barnsley FC Logo Barnsley FC16-419
18Queens Park Rangers Logo Queens Park Rangers16-717
19Coventry City Logo Coventry City16-817
20Rotherham United FC Logo Rotherham United FC16-813
21Nottingham Forest Logo Nottingham Forest16-1013
22Derby County FC Logo Derby County FC16-1411
23Wycombe Wanderers Logo Wycombe Wanderers15-1410
24Sheffield Wednesday Logo Sheffield Wednesday16-69

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