EFL Championship | England - an overview

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.

Upcoming matches

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
1Norwich City FC Logo Norwich City FC463694
2Sheffield United Logo Sheffield United463789
3Leeds United Logo Leeds United462383
4West Bromwich Albion Logo West Bromwich Albion462580
5Aston Villa Logo Aston Villa462176
6Derby County FC Logo Derby County FC461574
7Middlesbrough FC Logo Middlesbrough FC46873
8Bristol City Logo Bristol City46670
9Nottingham Forest Logo Nottingham Forest46766
10Swansea City AFC Logo Swansea City AFC46365
11Brentford FC Logo Brentford FC461464
12Sheffield Wednesday Logo Sheffield Wednesday46-264
13Hull City Logo Hull City46-262
14Preston North End FC Logo Preston North End FC46061
15Blackburn Rovers FC Logo Blackburn Rovers FC46-560
16Stoke City Logo Stoke City46-755
17Birmingham City Logo Birmingham City46652
18Wigan Athletic FC Logo Wigan Athletic FC46-1352
19Queens Park Rangers Logo Queens Park Rangers46-1851
20Reading FC Logo Reading FC46-1747
21Millwall FC Logo Millwall FC46-1644
22Rotherham United FC Logo Rotherham United FC46-3140
23Bolton Wanderers FC Logo Bolton Wanderers FC46-4932
24Ipswich Town FC Logo Ipswich Town FC46-4131