EFL Championship

This category contains all of the articles we’ve written about the EFL (Sky Bet) Championship League! We’ve featured a ton of Darkhorses, some Friday night football classics, and a number of games of the week!

Promotion Diaries – Sheffield United

Quite a turnaround for Sheffield United over the past couple of seasons. Two seasons removed from League One – albeit a championship season – the Blades have punched their ticket for a return to the Premier League, joining Norwich City in automatic promotion. A 2-0 win against already relegated Ipswich Town on 27 April gave them a …

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Promotion Diaries – Norwich City

With a 2-1 win against Blackburn Rovers on 27 April, Norwich City clinched promotion to the Premier League, returning to the top flight on English football for the first time since the 2015-16 season. While the club joining them in automatic promotion has been away longer – Sheffield United‘s last Premier League season was in 2006-07 – the Canaries …

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Promotion Diaries – Luton Town

Luton Town was idle when they clinched promotion to the Championship. After losses by Sunderland and Portsmouth in midweek action, Luton Town (and Barnsley) were more than three points clear with only Saturday’s matches remaining in the League One regular season. Here’s a quick look at how the Hatters ended up in this position: What Went Right After a …

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EFL Championship – Week 36 Power Rankings

Note: These rankings are updated as of the matches played through 28 April. The plan remains to update these rankings every week through the rest of the season. Further commentary will be provided with occasional looks at the promotion/relegation standings through the end of the season. Note: Records presented as W-D-L Through matches played on …

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EFL Championship – Week 35 Power Rankings

Note: These rankings are updated as of the matches played through 19 April. The plan remains to update these rankings every week through the rest of the season. Further commentary will be provided with occasional looks at the promotion/relegation standings through the end of the season. Note: Records presented as W-D-LThrough matches played on 19 …

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Relegation Diaries – Bolton Wanderers

After months of worries that the club would end up with a result worse than relegation, the Bolton Wanderers find themselves heading to League One next season. A 2-0 loss to Aston Villa on Good Friday finally clinched what had seemed inevitable for much of the past couple of months. They join Ipswich Town at the bottom of the …

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