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Encyclopedia > Football League Championship
Football League Championship
The Football League 2007-08
Founded
2004
1992 - 2004 (as Division One)
1892 - 1992 (as Division Two)
Nation
 England
 Wales
Promotion To
Premier League
Relegation To
League One
Number of Teams
24
Level on Pyramid
Level 2
Cups
FA Cup
League Cup
Current Champions (2006-07)
Sunderland
Website
Official

The Football League Championship (often referred to as The Championship for short, or the Coca-Cola Football League Championship for sponsorship reasons) is the highest division of The Football League and second-highest division overall in the English football league system after the Premier League. Image File history File links Current_sport. ... The Football League is contested through three Divisions. ... Image File history File links Logo of the Football League Championship File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Wales_2. ... This article is about the country. ... For other sports leagues which may be referred to by this name, see List of professional sports leagues. ... Football League One (often referred to as League One for short or Coca-Cola Football League 1 for sponsorship reasons) is the second-highest division of The Football League and third-highest division overall in the English football league system. ... The English football league system, otherwise known as the football pyramid, is a series of interconnected leagues for club football in England (although for historical reasons a small number of Welsh clubs also compete). ... This article is about the English FA Cup. ... The Football League Cup, commonly known as the League Cup, is an English football competition. ... The Football League is contested through three Divisions. ... Sunderland Association Football Club is a professional football club, based at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, in North-East England. ... The Football League is a league competition featuring professional football clubs from England and Wales, and is the oldest such competition in world football. ... The English football league system, otherwise known as the football pyramid, is a series of interconnected leagues for club football in England (although for historical reasons a small number of Welsh clubs also compete). ... For other sports leagues which may be referred to by this name, see List of professional sports leagues. ...


The Football League Championship was introduced for the 2004-2005 season. It was previously known as the Football League First Division. According to Deloitte, in 2004-05 it was the richest non-top flight football division in the world, and the sixth richest division in the world. [1] The 2004-2005 season was the 125th season of competitive football in England. ... From 1889 until 1992, this was the highest division overall of organized football in England. ... Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is one of the Big Four auditors. ... A player (wearing the red kit) has penetrated the defence (in the white kit) and is taking a shot at goal. ...


After analysis of the 2006-2007 season only 13 points separated the top 6 teams. The Championship was also the 5th most watched Football League in Europe behind The Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga and Ligue 1, most notably beating Serie A.

Contents

History

For history before 2004, see Football League First Division after 1993 and Football League Second Division before that year.

In 2004-05, the Football League Championship announced a total attendance (including postseason) of 9.8 million, which it said was the fourth highest total attendance for a European football division, behind the FA Premier League (12.88m), Spain's Primera división (11.57m) and Germany's Bundesliga (10.92m), but beating Italy's Serie A (9.77m) and France's Ligue 1 (8.17m).[2][3][4] The total figures were aided somewhat by the presence of 24 clubs, compared to 20 clubs in both Serie A and Ligue 1, and 18 in the Bundesliga. A major factor to the competition's success comes from television revenue. From 1889 until 1992, this was the highest division overall of organized football in England. ... From 1892 until 1992, the Football League Second Division was the second highest division overall in English football. ... The 2004-2005 season was the 125th season of competitive football in England. ... One million (1,000,000), or one thousand thousand, is the natural number following 999,999 and preceding 1,000,001. ... (Professional Football League), commonly known as La Liga and also known as Primera División, is the professional football league in Spain. ... The official Bundesliga logo. ... This article is about the Italian football league. ... Ligue 1 (Première division or Division 1 until 2003, now called Ligue 1 Orange) is the top division of French and Monegasque football, one of two divisions making up the LFP, the other being Ligue 2. ...


Football League Championship clubs, 2007-08

Club Finishing position last season
Barnsley 20th
Blackpool 3rd in League One (play-off winner)
Bristol City 2nd in League One
Burnley 15th
Cardiff City1 13th
Charlton Athletic 19th in the Premier League
Colchester United 10th
Coventry City 17th
Crystal Palace 12th
Hull City 21st
Ipswich Town 14th
Leicester City 19th
Norwich City 16th
Plymouth Argyle 11th
Preston North End 7th
Queens Park Rangers 18th
Scunthorpe United 1st in League One
Sheffield United 18th in the Premier League
Sheffield Wednesday 9th
Southampton 6th
Stoke City 8th
Watford 20th in the Premier League
West Bromwich Albion 4th
Wolverhampton Wanderers 5th

1Club is located in  Wales The new Wembley Stadium was completed in time for the 2006-07 seasons FA Cup Final. ... Barnsley Football Club are an English football league team, based in the town of Barnsley, South Yorkshire and nicknamed the Tykes (a Tyke is a traditional Yorkshire character rugged, hardworking and with great pride in their roots). ... -1... Football League One (often referred to as League One for short or Coca-Cola Football League 1 for sponsorship reasons) is the second-highest division of The Football League and third-highest division overall in the English football league system. ... Bristol City Football Club is the best team in the south west and is one of two football league clubs in Bristol, England, (the other being rivals Bristol Rovers the cuckoos who are rubbish). ... Football League One (often referred to as League One for short or Coca-Cola Football League 1 for sponsorship reasons) is the second-highest division of The Football League and third-highest division overall in the English football league system. ... Burnley Football Club, nicknamed The Clarets, is a professional football club based in Burnley, in east Lancashire, England. ... Cardiff City Association Football Club (Welsh: Clwb Pêl-droed Dinas Caerdydd) are a football team based in Cardiff, and are one of the three Welsh clubs competing in the Football League, currently playing in the Football League Championship. ... Charlton Athletic Football Club (also known as The Addicks) is a professional football club based in Charlton, in the London Borough of Greenwich. ... For other sports leagues which may be referred to by this name, see List of professional sports leagues. ... Colchester United Football Club is an English football team who play in the Championship. ... Coventry City Football Club, otherwise known as the Sky Blues owing to the traditional colour of their strip, is an English football club based in Coventry, UK. Coventry City were founding members of the FA Premier League in 1992. ... Crystal Palace Football Club is an English professional football team based in the London Borough of Croydon. ... Hull City Association Football Club is an English football club based in Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire. ... Ipswich Town Football Club (also known as Ipswich, The Blues, Town or The Tractor Boys) are an English professional football club based in Ipswich, Suffolk. ... Leicester City Football Club, (also known as The Foxes) is an English professional football club based in the city of Leicester. ... Norwich City Football Club (also known as The Canaries) is an English professional football club based in Norwich, Norfolk. ... For details of the current season, see Plymouth Argyle F.C. season 2007-08 Plymouth Argyle Football Club (commonly known as the Pilgrims, the Greens, the Green Army or simply Argyle) are an English football team, playing in the Football League Championship. ... Preston North End Football Club are an English professional football club located in the Deepdale area of the city of Preston, Lancashire, currently playing in the second tier of English league football, The Championship. ... Queens Park Rangers Football Club is an English football club, based at Shepherds Bush in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham in West London. ... Scunthorpe United F.C. are an English football team based in the town of Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, England. ... Football League One (often referred to as League One for short or Coca-Cola Football League 1 for sponsorship reasons) is the second-highest division of The Football League and third-highest division overall in the English football league system. ... Sheffield United Football Club is a professional English football club based in the City of Sheffield, South Yorkshire. ... For other sports leagues which may be referred to by this name, see List of professional sports leagues. ... SWFC redirects here. ... Southampton Football Club is a professional English football team, nicknamed The Saints and based in the city of Southampton. ... Stoke City Football Club is a football club based in Stoke-on-Trent, England. ... It has been suggested that Harry the Hornet be merged into this article or section. ... For other sports leagues which may be referred to by this name, see List of professional sports leagues. ... West Bromwich Albion Football Club (also known as West Brom, The Baggies, Albion, The Albion, The Throstles or W.B.A.) are an English professional football club based in West Bromwich, West Midlands. ... Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. are an English football club playing at Molineux Stadium. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Wales_2. ... This article is about the country. ...


Play-off results

Main article: Football League Championship Play-Offs
Season Semifinal (1st Leg) Semifinal (2nd Leg) Final
2004-05 Preston North End 2-0 Derby County

West Ham United 2-2 Ipswich Town The Football League Championship Playoffs are a series of playoff matches contested by the teams finishing from 3rd to 6th in the Coca Cola Football League Championship table. ... The 2004-2005 season was the 125th season of competitive football in England. ... Preston North End Football Club are an English professional football club located in the Deepdale area of the city of Preston, Lancashire, currently playing in the second tier of English league football, The Championship. ... Derby County Football Club are an English football club based in Derby, who play in the Premier League. ... West Ham United Football Club is an English football club based in West Ham, London Borough of Newham, East London, and have played their home matches at the 35,146 capacity Boleyn Ground stadium since 1904. ... Ipswich Town Football Club (also known as Ipswich, The Blues, Town or The Tractor Boys) are an English professional football club based in Ipswich, Suffolk. ...

Derby County 0-0 Preston North End

Ipswich Town 0-2 West Ham United Derby County Football Club are an English football club based in Derby, who play in the Premier League. ... Preston North End Football Club are an English professional football club located in the Deepdale area of the city of Preston, Lancashire, currently playing in the second tier of English league football, The Championship. ... Ipswich Town Football Club (also known as Ipswich, The Blues, Town or The Tractor Boys) are an English professional football club based in Ipswich, Suffolk. ... West Ham United Football Club is an English football club based in West Ham, London Borough of Newham, East London, and have played their home matches at the 35,146 capacity Boleyn Ground stadium since 1904. ...

West Ham United 1-0 Preston North End
2005-06 Leeds United 1-1 Preston North End

Crystal Palace 0-3 Watford West Ham United Football Club is an English football club based in West Ham, London Borough of Newham, East London, and have played their home matches at the 35,146 capacity Boleyn Ground stadium since 1904. ... Preston North End Football Club are an English professional football club located in the Deepdale area of the city of Preston, Lancashire, currently playing in the second tier of English league football, The Championship. ... The 2005–06 season was the 126th season of competitive football in England. ... Leeds United Association Football Club are an English professional football club based in Leeds, West Yorkshire. ... Preston North End Football Club are an English professional football club located in the Deepdale area of the city of Preston, Lancashire, currently playing in the second tier of English league football, The Championship. ... Crystal Palace Football Club is an English professional football team based in the London Borough of Croydon. ... It has been suggested that Harry the Hornet be merged into this article or section. ...

Preston North End 0-2 Leeds United

Watford 0-0 Crystal Palace Preston North End Football Club are an English professional football club located in the Deepdale area of the city of Preston, Lancashire, currently playing in the second tier of English league football, The Championship. ... Leeds United Association Football Club are an English professional football club based in Leeds, West Yorkshire. ... It has been suggested that Harry the Hornet be merged into this article or section. ... Crystal Palace Football Club is an English professional football team based in the London Borough of Croydon. ...

Leeds United 0-3 Watford
2006-07 Southampton 1-2 Derby County
Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-3 West Bromwich Albion
Derby County 2-3 Southampton
(Derby won 4-3 on penalties, AET)

West Bromwich Albion 1-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Derby County 1-0 West Bromwich Albion

Leeds United Association Football Club are an English professional football club based in Leeds, West Yorkshire. ... It has been suggested that Harry the Hornet be merged into this article or section. ... The new Wembley Stadium was completed in time for the 2006-07 seasons FA Cup Final. ... Southampton Football Club is a professional English football team, nicknamed The Saints and based in the city of Southampton. ... Derby County Football Club are an English football club based in Derby, who play in the Premier League. ... Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. are an English football club playing at Molineux Stadium. ... West Bromwich Albion Football Club (also known as West Brom, The Baggies, Albion, The Albion, The Throstles or W.B.A.) are an English professional football club based in West Bromwich, West Midlands. ... Derby County Football Club are an English football club based in Derby, who play in the Premier League. ... Southampton Football Club is a professional English football team, nicknamed The Saints and based in the city of Southampton. ... West Bromwich Albion Football Club (also known as West Brom, The Baggies, Albion, The Albion, The Throstles or W.B.A.) are an English professional football club based in West Bromwich, West Midlands. ... Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. are an English football club playing at Molineux Stadium. ... Derby County Football Club are an English football club based in Derby, who play in the Premier League. ... West Bromwich Albion Football Club (also known as West Brom, The Baggies, Albion, The Albion, The Throstles or W.B.A.) are an English professional football club based in West Bromwich, West Midlands. ...

Relegated teams

Season Clubs
2004-05 Gillingham, Nottingham Forest, Rotherham United
2005-06 Crewe Alexandra, Millwall, Brighton & Hove Albion
2006-07 Southend United, Luton Town, Leeds United

The 2004-2005 season was the 125th season of competitive football in England. ... For the team based in Dorset, see Gillingham Town F.C. Gillingham Football Club is an English professional football club based in the town of Gillingham, Kent, currently playing in the Football League One. ... Nottingham Forest Football Club is an English professional football club based at The City Ground in Nottingham, England. ... Rotherham United F.C. is an English football club from Rotherham, South Yorkshire, that plays in Football Leagues fourth tier, League Two. ... The 2005–06 season was the 126th season of competitive football in England. ... Crewe Alexandra Football Club are an English football team based at Gresty Road in Crewe, Cheshire, England and nicknamed The Railwaymen due to that towns links with the rail industry. ... Millwall Football Club are an English professional football team based at the New Den Stadium in Bermondsey, South East London. ... Discussions are underway on the talk page regarding the section of Honours and Manager list. ... The new Wembley Stadium was completed in time for the 2006-07 seasons FA Cup Final. ... Southend United Football Club is an English football team based at Roots Hall Stadium in Prittlewell, in the Borough of Southend-on-Sea, Essex, which plays in the Football League One. ... Luton Town Football Club are an Englishfootball team based in the town of Luton in Bedfordshire. ... Leeds United Association Football Club are an English professional football club based in Leeds, West Yorkshire. ...

Top Scorers

Season Top scorer Club Goals
2004-05 Nathan Ellington Wigan Athletic 24
2005-06 Marlon King Watford 21
2006-07 Jamie Cureton Colchester United 23

The 2004-2005 season was the 125th season of competitive football in England. ... Nathan Robert Ellington (born July 2, 1981 in Bradford, West Yorkshire) is an English professional footballer. ... Wigan Athletic Football Club is a professional football team based in Wigan, Greater Manchester, England. ... The 2005–06 season was the 126th season of competitive football in England. ... Marlon Francis King (born 26 April 1980 in Dulwich, England) is an English-born Jamaican professional football player who plays as a striker for Watford. ... It has been suggested that Harry the Hornet be merged into this article or section. ... The new Wembley Stadium was completed in time for the 2006-07 seasons FA Cup Final. ... Jamie Cureton (born 28 August 1975 in Bristol, England) is an English footballer who is currently a striker for Norwich City in the English Football League Championship. ... Colchester United Football Club is an English football team who play in the Championship. ...

Championship Stadia 2007-08

Home Club Stadium Name Capacity
Sheffield Wednesday Hillsborough 39,814
Sheffield United Bramall Lane 33,500
Coventry City Ricoh Arena 32,712
Southampton St Mary's Stadium 32,689
Leicester City Walkers Stadium 32,500
Ipswich Town Portman Road 30,311
Wolverhampton Wanderers Molineux 28,525
Stoke City Britannia Stadium 28,383
West Bromwich Albion The Hawthorns 28,003
Charlton Athletic The Valley 27,111
Crystal Palace Selhurst Park 26,309
Norwich City Carrow Road 26,034
Hull City KC Stadium 25,404
Barnsley Oakwell 23,009
Burnley Turf Moor 22,546
Preston North End Deepdale 22,225
Cardiff City Ninian Park 22,008
Bristol City Ashton Gate 21,497
Plymouth Argyle Home Park 20,922
Watford Vicarage Road 19,920
Queens Park Rangers Loftus Road 19,148
Blackpool Bloomfield Road 9,612
Scunthorpe United Glanford Park 9,183
Colchester United Layer Road 6,200

This is a partial list of English football stadia, ranked in descending order of capacity. ... SWFC redirects here. ... Hillsborough Stadium is the home of Sheffield Wednesday Football Club in Sheffield, England. ... Sheffield United Football Club is a professional English football club based in the City of Sheffield, South Yorkshire. ... Bramall Lane Stadium is the home of Sheffield United Football Club in Sheffield, England and is the oldest major stadium in the world still to be hosting professional football matches. ... Coventry City Football Club, otherwise known as the Sky Blues owing to the traditional colour of their strip, is an English football club based in Coventry, UK. Coventry City were founding members of the FA Premier League in 1992. ... The Ricoh Arena, home to Coventry City F.C., is a complex situated in the Foleshill district of the city of Coventry, containing a 32,609 seater football stadium, a 6,000 square-metre exhibition hall, a hotel, a leisure club and a casino. ... Southampton Football Club is a professional English football team, nicknamed The Saints and based in the city of Southampton. ... St Marys Stadium is the home stadium of Southampton F.C.. The Saints have been in residence since August 2001 when they moved from the The Dell, which for the final years of its life, held just over 15,000 spectators - less than half the size of the new... Leicester City F.C., nicknamed the Foxes, are an English football team, playing in the Football League Championship. ... The Walkers Stadium is a football stadium which plays home matches to English football team Leicester City F.C. The stadium, inaugurated in July, 2004, holds 32,500 and is named after Leicester Citys sponsers Walkers. ... Ipswich Town Football Club (also known as Ipswich, The Blues, Town or The Tractor Boys) are an English professional football club based in Ipswich, Suffolk. ... Portman Road is the home ground of English Football club Ipswich Town. ... Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. are an English football club playing at Molineux Stadium. ... Molineux Stadium is the home ground of Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C., who are currently members of the Football League Championship. ... Stoke City Football Club is a football club based in Stoke-on-Trent, England. ... The Britannia Stadium is the home of Stoke City Football Club. ... West Bromwich Albion Football Club (also known as West Brom, The Baggies, Albion, The Albion, The Throstles or W.B.A.) are an English professional football club based in West Bromwich, West Midlands. ... The Hawthorns is the home of West Bromwich Albion F.C. in West Bromwich, West Midlands, England. ... Charlton Athletic Football Club (also known as The Addicks) is a professional football club based in Charlton, in the London Borough of Greenwich. ... The Valley is a 27,111-capacity football stadium in Charlton, London. ... Crystal Palace Football Club is an English professional football team based in the London Borough of Croydon. ... Selhurst Park is a football stadium located in the south London suburb of South Norwood in the London Borough of Croydon. ... Norwich City Football Club (also known as The Canaries) is an English professional football club based in Norwich, Norfolk. ... Carrow Road is a British football stadium in Norwich, England. ... Hull City Association Football Club is an English football club based in Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire. ... Kingston Communications Stadium or KC Stadium is a new facility for the city of Hull hosting football, rugby league and a series of pop concerts. ... Barnsley Football Club are an English football league team, based in the town of Barnsley, South Yorkshire and nicknamed the Tykes (a Tyke is a traditional Yorkshire character rugged, hardworking and with great pride in their roots). ... Oakwell Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Barnsley, England. ... Burnley Football Club, nicknamed The Clarets, is a professional football club based in Burnley, in east Lancashire, England. ... Turf Moor is the home ground of English football club Burnley F. C., located in Burnley, Lancashire. ... Preston North End Football Club are an English professional football club located in the Deepdale area of the city of Preston, Lancashire, currently playing in the second tier of English league football, The Championship. ... Deepdale is a stadium in Preston, England, the home of Preston North End F.C. and Englands National Football Museum. ... Cardiff City Association Football Club (Welsh: Clwb Pêl-droed Dinas Caerdydd) are a football team based in Cardiff, and are one of the three Welsh clubs competing in the Football League, currently playing in the Football League Championship. ... Ninian Park is a football stadium in Cardiff, Wales. ... Bristol City Football Club is the best team in the south west and is one of two football league clubs in Bristol, England, (the other being rivals Bristol Rovers the cuckoos who are rubbish). ... Ashton Gate is a stadium in Bristol, England, and is the home of Bristol City F.C. Located in the south-west of the city, just south of the River Avon, it has an all-seated capacity of about 21,500, with an effective capacity for football matches (depending on... For details of the current season, see Plymouth Argyle F.C. season 2007-08 Plymouth Argyle Football Club (commonly known as the Pilgrims, the Greens, the Green Army or simply Argyle) are an English football team, playing in the Football League Championship. ... Home Park is an Association Football stadium located in Plymouth, England, and is home to Plymouth Argyle, who currently play in the Football League Championship. ... It has been suggested that Harry the Hornet be merged into this article or section. ... Vicarage Road, a stadium in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, is the home of the football club Watford F.C. and their tenants, the Saracens rugby union club. ... Queens Park Rangers Football Club is an English football club, based at Shepherds Bush in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham in West London. ... Loftus Road is a side-street in Shepherds Bush London W12. ... -1... Bloomfield Road is the home of English football club Blackpool Football Club. ... Scunthorpe United F.C. are an English football team based in the town of Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, England. ... Glanford Park is a football (soccer) stadium in Scunthorpe, UK and the current home of Football League Championship team Scunthorpe United F.C.. It was the first time that an English football team had moved to a new purpose-built stadium. ... Colchester United Football Club is an English football team who play in the Championship. ... Layer Road is a multi-use stadium in Colchester, England. ...

References

  1. ^ First fall in Premiership wages, BBC News, 31 May 2006, reporting on Deloitte's review of football finance in 2004-05.
  2. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/4748403.stm
  3. ^ http://www.timesonline.co.uk/newspaper/0,,174-1712938,00.html
  4. ^ http://www.thefa.com/TheFA/NewsFromTheFA/Postings/2005/08/Features_ChampionshipSuccess.htm

is the 151st day of the year (152nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

See also

The table below lists domestic sports leagues from around the world by total attendances for the last completed season. ...

External links

  • Championship official site
  • Football League Championship clubs' locations
  • 2005-2006 English Championship League Final Season, Team, and Player Statistics in .PDF format - (www.worldcupadvice.com)
Football League Championship 2007–08
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Barnsley | Blackpool | Bristol City | Burnley | Cardiff City | Charlton Athletic | Colchester United | Coventry City | Crystal Palace | Hull City | Ipswich Town | Leicester City | Norwich City | Plymouth Argyle | Preston North End | Queens Park Rangers | Scunthorpe United | Sheffield United | Sheffield Wednesday | Southampton | Stoke City | Watford | West Bromwich Albion | Wolverhampton Wanderers The Football League is contested through three Divisions. ... Barnsley Football Club are an English football league team, based in the town of Barnsley, South Yorkshire and nicknamed the Tykes (a Tyke is a traditional Yorkshire character rugged, hardworking and with great pride in their roots). ... -1... Bristol City Football Club is the best team in the south west and is one of two football league clubs in Bristol, England, (the other being rivals Bristol Rovers the cuckoos who are rubbish). ... Burnley Football Club, nicknamed The Clarets, is a professional football club based in Burnley, in east Lancashire, England. ... Cardiff City Association Football Club (Welsh: Clwb Pêl-droed Dinas Caerdydd) are a football team based in Cardiff, and are one of the three Welsh clubs competing in the Football League, currently playing in the Football League Championship. ... Charlton Athletic Football Club (also known as The Addicks) is a professional football club based in Charlton, in the London Borough of Greenwich. ... Colchester United Football Club is an English football team who play in the Championship. ... Coventry City Football Club, otherwise known as the Sky Blues owing to the traditional colour of their strip, is an English football club based in Coventry, UK. Coventry City were founding members of the FA Premier League in 1992. ... Crystal Palace Football Club is an English professional football team based in the London Borough of Croydon. ... Hull City Association Football Club is an English football club based in Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire. ... Ipswich Town Football Club (also known as Ipswich, The Blues, Town or The Tractor Boys) are an English professional football club based in Ipswich, Suffolk. ... Leicester City Football Club, (also known as The Foxes) is an English professional football club based in the city of Leicester. ... Norwich City Football Club (also known as The Canaries) is an English professional football club based in Norwich, Norfolk. ... For details of the current season, see Plymouth Argyle F.C. season 2007-08 Plymouth Argyle Football Club (commonly known as the Pilgrims, the Greens, the Green Army or simply Argyle) are an English football team, playing in the Football League Championship. ... Preston North End Football Club are an English professional football club located in the Deepdale area of the city of Preston, Lancashire, currently playing in the second tier of English league football, The Championship. ... Queens Park Rangers Football Club is an English football club, based at Shepherds Bush in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham in West London. ... Scunthorpe United F.C. are an English football team based in the town of Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, England. ... Sheffield United Football Club is a professional English football club based in the City of Sheffield, South Yorkshire. ... SWFC redirects here. ... Southampton Football Club is a professional English football team, nicknamed The Saints and based in the city of Southampton. ... Stoke City Football Club is a football club based in Stoke-on-Trent, England. ... It has been suggested that Harry the Hornet be merged into this article or section. ... West Bromwich Albion Football Club (also known as West Brom, The Baggies, Albion, The Albion, The Throstles or W.B.A.) are an English professional football club based in West Bromwich, West Midlands. ... Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. are an English football club playing at Molineux Stadium. ...

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Promotion to: Premier League
Relegation to: Football League One
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Football Conference (Nat, N, S) (U-18) (U-17) (U-16) FA Community Shield
Northern Premier (Prem, 1N, 1S) List of clubs Football League Trophy
Southern League (Prem, 1Mid, 1S&W) List of venues FA Trophy
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Records FA NLS Cup
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