Name
English League Championship

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Established
2004 (15 years old)

First Recorded Event
2003-08-08

Sport
Soccer

Location
England

Gender
Male

Alternate Names
Championship
Sky Bet Championship

Last Edit
zag: 19 Sep 2018
Site
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Upcoming Events
18 Jan Norwich  -  Birmingham Carrow Road @ 7:45pm
19 Jan Nottingham F.  -  Bristol City City Ground @ 3:00pm
19 Jan Aston Villa  -  Hull Villa Park @ 3:00pm
19 Jan QPR  -  Preston Loftus Road @ 3:00pm
19 Jan Blackburn  -  Ipswich Ewood Park @ 3:00pm
19 Jan Rotherham  -  Brentford New York @ 3:00pm
19 Jan Sheffield Weds  -  Wigan Hillsborough Stadium @ 3:00pm
19 Jan Derby  -  Reading Pride Park @ 3:00pm
19 Jan Stoke  -  Leeds bet365 Stadium @ 3:00pm
19 Jan Middlesbrough  -  Millwall Riverside Stadium @ 3:00pm

Latest Results
12 Jan Ipswich 1 - 0  Rotherham Portman Road
12 Jan West Brom 1 - 1  Norwich The Hawthorns
12 Jan Hull 3 - 0  Sheffield Weds KC Stadium
12 Jan Sheffield United 1 - 0  QPR Bramall Lane
12 Jan Bristol City 2 - 1  Bolton Ashton Gate
12 Jan Reading 2 - 0  Nottingham F. Madejski Stadium
12 Jan Brentford 3 - 1  Stoke Griffin Park
12 Jan Preston 1 - 1  Swansea Deepdale
12 Jan Birmingham 1 - 2  Middlesbrough St Andrews
12 Jan Millwall 0 - 2  Blackburn The Den

Description

The Football League Championship (often referred to as the Championship for short, or the Sky Bet Championship for sponsorship reasons) is the second-highest division overall in the English football league system after the Premier League. Each year, the top finishing teams in the Championship are promoted to the Premier League, and the lowest finishing teams are relegated.

The Football League Championship, which was introduced for the 2004–05 season, was previously known as the Football League First Division (1992–2004), and before that was known as Division Two (1892–1992). The winners of the Championship receive the Football League Championship trophy, the same trophy as the old First Division champions were handed prior to the Premier League's inception in 1992.

The Championship is the wealthiest non-top flight football division in the world and the seventh richest division in Europe. The average match attendance for the 2011–12 season was 17,738, which also makes it the most-watched secondary league in the world.

In the 2013–14 season, Leicester City were the division champions, Burnley were the runners up. At present (2014–15 season), Ipswich Town hold the longest tenure in the Championship, last being out of the division in the 2001–02 season when they were relegated from the Premier League.

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Teams

Aston Villa

Birmingham

Blackburn

Bolton

Brentford

Bristol City

Derby

Hull

Ipswich

Leeds

Middlesbrough

Millwall

Norwich

Nottingham F.

Preston

QPR

Reading

Rotherham

Sheffield Unit

Sheffield Weds

Stoke

Swansea

West Brom

Wigan

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