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, Barnsley FC, Birmingham City, Blackburn Rovers FC, Bolton Wanderers FC, Brentford FC, Bristol City, Cardiff City FC, Charlton Athletic FC, Derby County FC, Fulham FC, Huddersfield Town, Hull City, Ipswich Town FC, Leeds United, Luton Town, 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, Cardiff City Stadium - Cardiff City FC, Carrow Road - Norwich City FC, City Ground - Nottingham Forest, Craven Cottage - Fulham FC, 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, John Smith's Stadium - Huddersfield Town, KC Stadium - Hull City, Liberty Stadium - Swansea City AFC, Loftus Road - Queens Park Rangers, Madejski Stadium - Reading FC, Oakwell - Barnsley FC, Portman Road - Ipswich Town FC, Pride Park Stadium - Derby County FC, Riverside Stadium - Middlesbrough FC, St Andrew's - Birmingham City, St. Mirren Park, The Den - Millwall FC, The Hawthorns - West Bromwich Albion, The Macron Stadium - Bolton Wanderers FC, The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC, Villa Park - Aston Villa,  Kenilworth Road Stadium - Luton Town

EFL Championship Standings

#TeamPlayedDiff.Pnts
1West Bromwich Albion Logo West Bromwich Albion11822
2Nottingham Forest Logo Nottingham Forest11722
3Preston North End FC Logo Preston North End FC111121
4Swansea City AFC Logo Swansea City AFC11721
5Leeds United Logo Leeds United11820
6Bristol City Logo Bristol City11520
7Fulham FC Logo Fulham FC111019
8Sheffield Wednesday Logo Sheffield Wednesday11719
9Queens Park Rangers Logo Queens Park Rangers11-119
10Charlton Athletic FC Logo Charlton Athletic FC11318
11Cardiff City FC Logo Cardiff City FC11016
12Birmingham City Logo Birmingham City11-316
13Derby County FC Logo Derby County FC11015
14Blackburn Rovers FC Logo Blackburn Rovers FC11-214
15Millwall FC Logo Millwall FC11-414
16Hull City Logo Hull City11-213
17Brentford FC Logo Brentford FC11012
18Luton Town Logo Luton Town11-511
19Wigan Athletic FC Logo Wigan Athletic FC11-711
20Middlesbrough FC Logo Middlesbrough FC11-510
21Huddersfield Town Logo Huddersfield Town11-68
22Reading FC Logo Reading FC11-68
23Barnsley FC Logo Barnsley FC11-146
24Stoke City Logo Stoke City11-115