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EFL Championship
2022–23
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Season information
Dates 29 July 2022–6 May 2023
Season statistics
Matches played 1
Goals scored 1
Average (1 per match)
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The 2021–22 EFL Championship (referred to as the Sky Bet Championship for sponsorship reasons) is the 19th season of the Football League Championship under its current title and the 31st season under its current league division format.

The season started on 29 July 2022 and will end on 6 May 2023. Due to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, the Championship will take a 4 week break mid season during the tournament. The break will commence in mid-November and the first round of fixtures after the World Cup will be held on 10 December.

Team changes

The following teams have changed division since the 2021–22 season.

To Championship

Promoted from League One

Relegated from the Premier League

From Championship

Promoted to the Premier League

Relegated to League One

Stadiums

Team Location Stadium Capacity
Birmingham City Birmingham St Andrew's 29,409
Blackburn Rovers Blackburn Ewood Park 31,367
Blackpool Blackpool Bloomfield Road 17,338
Bristol City Bristol Ashton Gate Stadium 27,000
Burnley Burnley Turf Moor 21,944
Cardiff City Cardiff Cardiff City Stadium 33,280
Coventry City Coventry Coventry Building Society Arena 32,609
Huddersfield Town Huddersfield Kirklees Stadium 24,500
Hull City Kingston upon Hull MKM Stadium 25,400
Luton Town Luton Kenilworth Road 10,356
Middlesbrough Middlesbrough Riverside Stadium 34,742
Millwall London (South Bermondsey) The Den 20,146
Norwich City Norwich Carrow Road 27,244
Preston North End Preston Deepdale 23,404
Queens Park Rangers London (White City) Loftus Road 18,439
Reading Reading Madejski Stadium 24,161
Rotherham United Rotherham New York Stadium 12,021
Sheffield United Sheffield Bramall Lane 32,050
Stoke City Stoke-on-Trent bet365 Stadium 30,089
Sunderland Sunderland Stadium of Light 49,000
Swansea City Swansea Swansea.com Stadium 21,088
Watford Watford Vicarage Road 22,200
West Bromwich Albion West Bromwich The Hawthorns 26,850
Wigan Athletic Wigan DW Stadium 25,133

Personnel and sponsoring

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Birmingham City Vacant Flag of England Troy Deeney Flag of United States Nike BoyleSports
Blackburn Rovers Flag of Denmark Jon Dahl Tomasson TBD Flag of Italy Macron Totally Wicked
Blackpool Flag of England Michael Appleton Flag of Wales Maxwell, ChrisChris Maxwell Flag of Germany Puma Blackpool Council
(Home: "VisitBlackpool.com";
Away: "Get Vocal")
Bristol City Flag of England Nigel Pearson Flag of England Daniel Bentley Flag of Denmark Hummel Huboo
Burnley Flag of Belgium Vincent Kompany TBD Flag of England Umbro Spreadex Sports
Cardiff City Flag of Wales Steve Morison Flag of England Morrison, SeanSean Morrison Flag of United States New Balance Tourism Malaysia
Coventry City Flag of England Mark Robins Flag of Scotland Liam Kelly Flag of Denmark Hummel BoyleSports
Huddersfield Town Flag of Spain Carlos Corberán Flag of England Jonathan Hogg Flag of England Umbro Utilita
Hull City Flag of Georgia Shota Arveladze TBD Flag of England Umbro Corendon Airlines
Luton Town Flag of Wales Nathan Jones Flag of England Sonny Bradley Flag of England Umbro Utilita (Home)
Star Platforms (Away)
Ryebridge (Third)
Middlesbrough Flag of England Chris Wilder Flag of England Jonny Howson Flag of Italy Erreà Unibet
Millwall Flag of England Gary Rowett TBD Flag of Denmark Hummel Huski Chocolate
Norwich City Flag of England Dean Smith Flag of Scotland Grant Hanley Flag of Spain Joma Lotus Cars
Preston North End Flag of England Ryan Lowe Flag of Republic of Ireland Alan Browne Flag of United States Nike PAR Group
Queens Park Rangers Flag of England Michael Beale Flag of Norway Stefan Johansen Flag of Italy Erreà Ashville Holdings
Reading Flag of England Paul Ince TBD Flag of Italy Macron Select Car Leasing
Rotherham United Flag of England Paul Warne Flag of England Richard Wood Flag of Germany Puma IPM Group (Home)
Intelipod (Away and Third)
Sheffield United Flag of England Paul Heckingbottom Flag of England Billy Sharp Flag of Italy Erreà Randox
Stoke City Flag of Northern Ireland Michael O'Neill Flag of Wales Joe Allen Flag of Italy Macron bet365
Sunderland Flag of Scotland Alex Neil Flag of Northern Ireland Corry Evans Flag of United States Nike Spreadex Sports
Swansea City Flag of Scotland Russell Martin Flag of England Matt Grimes Flag of Spain Joma Westacres (Home)
Swansea University (Away)
Watford Flag of Wales Rob Edwards TBD Flag of Spain Kelme Stake.com
West Bromwich Albion Flag of England Steve Bruce Flag of England Jake Livermore Flag of Germany Puma Ideal Heating
Wigan Athletic Flag of England Leam Richardson Flag of Zimbabwe Tendayi Darikwa Flag of Germany Puma EPIC.gi

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Queens Park Rangers Flag of England Mark Warburton End of Contract 7 May 2022 Pre-season Flag of England Michael Beale 1 June 2022
Blackburn Rovers Flag of England Tony Mowbray Flag of Denmark Jon Dahl Tomasson 14 June 2022
Watford Flag of England Roy Hodgson 22 May 2022 Flag of Wales Rob Edwards 23 May 2022
Burnley Flag of England Mike Jackson End of caretaker spell Flag of Belgium Vincent Kompany 14 June 2022
Blackpool Flag of England Neil Critchley Signed by Aston Villa 2 June 2022 Flag of England Michael Appleton 17 June 2022
Birmingham City Flag of England Lee Bowyer Sacked 2 July 2022 Flag of England John Eustace 3 July 2022
Huddersfield Town Flag of Spain Carlos Corberán Resigned 7 July 2022 Flag of England Danny Schofield 7 July 2022

League table

Pos
Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Millwall 3 2 0 1 5 4 +1 6 Promotion to Premier League
2 Hull City 3 2 1 0 4 2 +2 7
3 Burnley 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4 Qualification for Championship Play-offs
4 Blackburn Rovers 3 3 0 0 6 1 +5 9
5 Blackpool 3 1 0 2 1 3 −2 3
6 Cardiff City 3 2 0 1 3 2 +1 6
7 Watford 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 7
8 Coventry City 2 0 1 1 3 4 −1 1
9 Swansea City 3 1 1 1 2 4 −2 4
10 West Bromwich Albion 3 0 2 1 3 4 −1 2
11 Middlesbrough 3 0 2 1 5 6 −1 2
12 Rotherham United 2 1 1 0 5 1 +4 4
13 Sunderland 3 1 2 0 6 5 +1 5
14 Birmingham City 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
15 Luton Town 3 0 2 1 1 2 −1 2
16 Preston North End 3 1 2 0 1 0 +1 5
17 Wigan Athletic 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 3
18 Bristol City 3 0 1 2 5 7 −2 1
19 Huddersfield Town 3 1 0 2 3 3 0 3
20 Norwich City 3 0 1 2 2 4 −2 1
21 Queens Park Rangers 3 1 1 1 5 5 0 4
22 Reading 3 1 0 2 2 6 −4 3 Relegation to
League One
23 Sheffield United 3 1 1 1 4 3 +1 4
24 Stoke City 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2 3

Updated to games played on 14 August 2022
Source: [ EFL.com]
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd number of goals scored.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round; (Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament

Results

Home \ Away BIR BLA BLP BRI BUR CAR COV HUD HUL LUT MID MIL NOR PRE QPR REA ROT SHU STO SUN SWA WAT WBA WIG
Birmingham City
Blackburn Rovers a
Blackpool a
Bristol City a
Burnley a
Cardiff City a a
Coventry City
Huddersfield Town 0–1
Hull City
Luton Town a
Middlesbrough a
Millwall
Norwich City
Preston North End a
Queens Park Rangers
Reading
Rotherham United
Sheffield United
Stoke City
Sunderland a
Swansea City a
Watford a
West Bromwich Albion
Wigan Athletic
Updated to match(es) played on 29 July 2022. Source: efl.com
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
For upcoming matches, an "a" indicates there is an article about the rivalry between the two participants.

See also

  • 2022–23 EFL Championship stadiums

External links

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