FANDOM


Information
Current
This article contains information about a current League, Cup or Match.
It may contain tentative information; the content may change as the event approaches and more information becomes available.
EFL Championship
2019–20
Football League Championship
Season information
Dates 2 August 2019 – 2 May 2020
Season statistics
Matches played 192
Goals scored 502
Top goalscorer Aleksandar Mitrović (18 goals)
Biggest home win Brentford 7–0 Luton Town
(30 November 2019)
Biggest away win QPR 0–4 Nottingham
(27 November 2019)
Nottingham 0–4 Sheffield Weds
(14 December 2019)
Previous season
Next season
 ← 2018–19
2020–21 → 

The 2019–20 EFL Championship (referred to as the Sky Bet Championship for sponsorship reasons) is the 16th season of Football League Championship under its current title and the 27th season under its current league division format.

Team changes

The following teams have changed division since the 2018–19 season.

To Championship

Promoted from League One

Relegated from Premier League

From Championship

Promoted to Premier League

Relegated to League One

Stadiums

Team Location Stadium Capacity
Barnsley Barnsley Oakwell 23,287
Birmingham City Birmingham St Andrew's 30,015
Blackburn Rovers Blackburn Ewood Park 31,367
Brentford London (Brentford) Griffin Park 12,300
Bristol City Bristol Ashton Gate 27,000
Cardiff City Cardiff Cardiff City Stadium 33,316
Charlton Athletic London (Charlton) The Valley 27,111
Derby County Derby Pride Park Stadium 33,600
Fulham London (Fulham) Craven Cottage 25,700
Huddersfield Town Huddersfield Kirklees Stadium 24,500
Hull City Kingston upon Hull KCOM Stadium 25,400
Leeds United Leeds Elland Road 37,890
Luton Town Luton Kenilworth Road 10,336
Middlesbrough Middlesbrough Riverside Stadium 34,000
Millwall London (South Bermondsey) The Den 20,146
Nottingham Forest West Bridgford City Ground 30,445
Preston North End Preston Deepdale 23,408
Queens Park Rangers London (White City) Loftus Road 18,439
Reading Reading Madejski Stadium 24,161
Sheffield Wednesday Sheffield Hillsborough Stadium 39,752
Stoke City Stoke-on-Trent bet365 Stadium 30,089
Swansea City Swansea Liberty Stadium 21,088
West Bromwich Albion West Bromwich The Hawthorns 26,850
Wigan Athletic Wigan DW Stadium 25,133

Personnel and sponsoring

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Sponsor
Barnsley Flag of Austria Gerhard Struber Germany Mike-Steven Bähre Puma C.K. Beckett
Birmingham City Flag of Spain Pep Clotet1 England Harlee Dean Adidas BoyleSports
Blackburn Rovers England Tony Mowbray England Elliott Bennett Umbro 10Bet
Brentford Flag of Denmark Thomas Frank Flag of Sweden Good one Pontus Jansson Umbro EcoWorld
Bristol City England Johnson, LeeLee Johnson Flag of Australia Bailey Wright Bristol Sport Dunder
Cardiff City England Neil Harris England Morrison, SeanSean Morrison Adidas Tourism Malaysia
Charlton Athletic England Bowyer, LeeLee Bowyer England Chris Solly Hummel Children with Cancer UK
Derby County Netherlands Phillip Cocu England Curtis Davies2 Umbro 32Red
Fulham England Scott Parker Scotland Tom Cairney Adidas Dafabet
Huddersfield Town England Danny Cowley Germany Christopher Schindler Umbro Paddy Power (unbranded)
Hull City Flag of Northern Ireland Grant McCann Flag of the United States Eric Lichaj Umbro SportPesa
Leeds United Flag of Argentina Marcelo Bielsa Scotland Liam Cooper Kappa 32Red
Luton Town England Graeme Jones Flag of Republic Ireland Alan Sheehan Puma Indigo Residential (home), Star Platforms (away), Northern Gas & Power (third)
Middlesbrough England Jonathan Woodgate England George Friend Hummel 32Red
Millwall England Gary Rowett Flag of Republic Ireland Alex Pearce Macron Huski Chocolate
Nottingham Forest Flag of France Sabri Lamouchi England Michael Dawson Macron Football Index
Preston North End Scotland Alex Neil England Tom Clarke Nike 32Red
Queens Park Rangers England Mark Warburton England Grant Hall Errea Royal Panda
Reading Flag of Wales Mark Bowen England Liam Moore Macron Casumo
Sheffield Wednesday England Monk, GarryGarry Monk England Tom Lees Elev8 Chansiri
Stoke City Flag of Northern Ireland Michael O'Neill England Ryan Shawcross Macron bet365
Swansea City Flag of Wales Steve Cooper England Matt Grimes Joma YOBET, Swansea University (back-of-shirt & training kit sponsor)
West Bromwich Albion Croatia Slaven Bilić Flag of Northern Ireland Chris Brunt Puma Ideal Boilers
Wigan Athletic England Paul Cook Flag of Egypt Sam Morsy Puma KB88

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Luton Town England Mick Harford End of caretaker spell 4 May 2019 Pre-season England Graeme Jones 7 May 2019
Queens Park Rangers England John Eustace 5 May 2019 England Mark Warburton 8 May 2019
West Bromwich Albion England James Shan 14 May 2019 Croatia Slaven Bilić 13 June 2019
Middlesbrough Flag of Wales Tony Pulis End of contract 17 May 2019 England Jonathan Woodgate 14 June 2019
Swansea City England Graham Potter Signed by Brighton & Hove Albion 20 May 2019 Flag of Wales Steve Cooper 13 June 2019
Hull City England Nigel Adkins End of contract 8 June 2019 Flag of Northern Ireland Grant McCann 21 June 2019
Birmingham City England Garry Monk Sacked 18 June 2019 Flag of Spain Pep Clotet 20 June 2019
Nottingham Forest Flag of Northern Ireland Martin O'Neill 28 June 2019 Flag of France Sabri Lamouchi 28 June 2019
Derby County England Frank Lampard Signed by Chelsea 4 July 2019 Netherlands Phillip Cocu 5 July 2019
Sheffield Wednesday England Steve Bruce Resigned 15 July 2019 England Garry Monk 6 September 2019
Huddersfield Town Germany Jan Siewert Sacked 16 August 2019 20th England Danny Cowley 9 September 2019
Millwall England Neil Harris Resigned 3 October 2019 18th England Gary Rowett 21 October 2019
Barnsley Germany Daniel Stendel Sacked 8 October 2019 23rd Flag of Austria Gerhard Struber 20 November 2019
Reading Flag of Portugal José Manuel Gomes 9 October 2019 22nd Flag of Wales Mark Bowen 14 October 2019
Stoke City England Nathan Jones 1 November 2019 24th Flag of Northern Ireland Michael O'Neill 8 November 2019
Cardiff City England Neil Warnock Mutual consent 11 November 2019 14th England Neil Harris 16 November 2019

League table

Pos
Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Leeds United 29 16 7 6 46 26+20 55 Promotion to the
Premier League
2 West Bromwich Albion 29 14 11 4 51 33+18 53
3 Nottingham Forest 29 14 9 6 40 28+12 51 Qualification to the
Championship Play-offs
4 Fulham 29 14 7 8 42 30+12 49
5 Brentford 29 14 5 10 44 22+22 47
6 Bristol City 29 13 8 8 43 40+3 47
7 Preston North End 29 13 7 9 42 34+8 46
8 Swansea City 29 12 9 8 34 33+1 45
9 Millwall 29 11 11 7 38 35+3 44
10 Blackburn Rovers 29 12 7 10 42 36+6 43
11 Sheffield Wednesday 29 12 6 11 40 33+7 42
12 Cardiff City 29 10 12 7 41 42−1 42
13 Hull City 29 11 6 12 41 38+3 39
14 Queens Park Rangers 29 11 5 13 47 53−6 38
15 Reading 29 10 7 12 35 33+2 37
16 Derby County 29 9 10 10 31 39−8 37
17 Middlesbrough 29 8 11 10 29 36−7 35
18 Birmingham City 29 9 7 13 35 46−11 34
19 Huddersfield Town 29 8 8 13 33 45−12 32
20 Stoke City 29 9 4 16 36 42−6 31
21 Charlton Athletic 29 7 9 13 37 41−4 30
22 Wigan Athletic 29 6 8 15 27 44−17 26 Relegation to
League One
23 Barnsley 29 5 9 15 35 54−19 24
24 Luton Town 29 7 3 19 37 63−26 24
Updated to games played on 29 January 2020
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.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated.

External links

EFL Championship 2019-20

Barnsley · Birmingham City · Blackburn Rovers · Brentford · Bristol City · Cardiff City · Charlton Athletic · Derby County · Fulham · Huddersfield Town · Hull City · Leeds United · Luton Town · Middlesbrough · Millwall · Nottingham Forest · Preston North End · Queens Park Rangers · Reading · Sheffield Wednesday · Stoke City · Swansea City · West Bromwich Albion · Wigan Athletic

EFL Championship seasons

1992-93 · 1993-94 · 1994-95 · 1995-96 · 1996-97 · 1997-98 · 1998-99 · 1999-00 · 2000-01 · 2001-02 · 2002-03 · 2003-04 · 2004-05 · 2005-06 · 2006-07 · 2007-08 · 2008-09 · 2009-10 · 2010-11 · 2011-12 · 2012-13 · 2013-14 · 2014-15 · 2015-16 · 2016-17 · 2017-18 · 2018-19 · 2019-20 ·

Football in England
League competitions The FA Cup competitions
Premier League England (B) (C) FA Cup
Football League (Champ, 1, 2) (U-21) (U-20) Football League Cup
National League (Prem, N, S) (U-19) (U-18) FA Community Shield
Northern Premier (Prem, 1N, 1S) (U-17) (U-16) EFL Trophy
Southern League (Prem, Cen, 1S&W) List of clubs FA Trophy
Isthmian League (Prem, 1N, 1SC) List of stadiums Conference League Cup (Defunt)
(by capacity) FA Vase
List of leagues
Records
220px-England crest 2009.svg
England 2019–20 in English football
FA competitions
FA Cup (Qualifying Rounds, Final) · FA Community Shield · FA Trophy (Final) · FA Vase (Final)
League cups
EFL Cup (Final) · EFL Trophy (Final)
Premier and Football League
Premier League · Football League (Championship · League One · League Two)
National League
National League (National League · North · South)
Lower leagues
Isthmian League (Premier · North · South Central · South East) · Northern Premier League (Premier · North West · South East) · Southern Football League (Premier Central · Premier South · Division One Central · Division One South) · Combined Counties League (Premier, One) · East Midlands Counties League (level 10 only) · Eastern Counties League (Premier, One North, One South) · Essex Senior League (level 9 only) · Hellenic League (Premier, One East, One West) · Midland League (Premier, One) · Northern Counties East League (Premier, One) · Northern League (One, Two) · North West Counties League (Premier, One North, One South) · Southern Combination League (Premier, One, Two) · Southern Counties East League (Premier, One) · South West Peninsula League (Premier, One East, One West) · Spartan South Midlands League (Premier, One) · United Counties League (Premier, One) · Wessex League (Premier, One) · Western League (Premier, One) · West Midlands (Regional) League (level 10 only)
Playoffs
European competitions

Champions League (Final) · Europa League (Final)

National teams

Senior (UEFA Euro 2020 · qualifying) · U21 (UEFA Euro 2021 · qualifying (group 3)) · U19 (UEFA Euro 2020 · qualifying) · U17 (UEFA Euro 2020 · qualifying)

Other

Summer 2019 transfers · Winter 2019–20 transfers · Summer 2020 transfers

Club seasons
Premier League

Arsenal · Aston Villa · Bournemouth · Brighton & Hove Albion · Burnley · Chelsea · Crystal Palace · Everton · Leicester City · Liverpool · Manchester City · Manchester United · Newcastle United · Norwich City · Sheffield United · Southampton · Tottenham Hotspur · Watford · West Ham United · Wolverhampton Wanderers

Championship

Barnsley · Birmingham City · Blackburn Rovers · Brentford · Bristol City · Cardiff City · Charlton Athletic · Derby County · Fulham · Huddersfield Town · Hull City · Leeds United · Luton Town · Middlesbrough · Millwall · Nottingham Forest · Preston North End · Queens Park Rangers · Reading · Sheffield Wednesday · Stoke City · Swansea City · West Bromwich Albion · Wigan Athletic

League One

Accrington Stanley · AFC Wimbledon · Blackpool · Bolton Wanderers · Bristol Rovers · Burton Albion · Bury · Coventry City · Doncaster Rovers · Fleetwood Town · Gillingham · Ipswich Town · Lincoln City · Milton Keynes Dons · Oxford United · Peterborough United · Portsmouth · Rochdale · Rotherham United · Shrewsbury Town · Southend United · Sunderland · Tranmere Rovers · Wycombe Wanderers

League Two

Bradford City · Cambridge United · Carlisle United · Cheltenham Town · Colchester United · Crawley Town · Crewe Alexandra · Exeter City · Forest Green Rovers · Grimsby Town · Leyton Orient · Macclesfield Town · Mansfield Town · Morecambe · Newport County · Northampton Town · Oldham Athletic · Plymouth Argyle · Port Vale · Salford City · Scunthorpe United · Stevenage · Swindon Town · Walsall

National League

Barnet · Barrow · Boreham Wood · Bromley · Chesterfield · Chorley · Dagenham & Redbridge · Dover Athletic · Eastleigh · Ebbsfleet United · Fylde · Gateshead · Halifax Town · Harrogate Town · Hartlepool United · Maidenhead United · Notts County · Solihull Moors · Stockport County · Sutton United · Torquay United · Woking · Wrexham · Yeovil Town

National League North

AFC Telford United · Alfreton Town · Altrincham · Blyth Spartans · Boston United · Brackley Town · Bradford Park Avenue · Chester · Curzon Ashton · Darlington · Farsley Celtic · Gloucester City · Guiseley · Hereford · Kettering Town · Kidderminster Harriers · King's Lynn Town · Leamington · Oxford City · Southport · Spennymoor Town · York City

National League South

Aldershot Town · Bath City · Billericay Town · Braintree Town · Chelmsford City · Chippenham Town · Concord Rangers · Dartford · Dorking Wanderers · Dulwich Hamlet · Eastbourne Borough · Hampton & Richmond Borough · Havant & Waterlooville · Hemel Hempstead Town · Hungerford Town · Maidstone United · Slough Town · St Albans City · Tonbridge Angels · Wealdstone · Welling United · Weymouth ·

2018–19                                                        

201920 in European football (UEFA)
Domestic leagues

Albania · Andorra · Armenia · Austria · Azerbaijan · Belarus '19 '20 · Belgium · Bosnia and Herzegovina · Bulgaria · Croatia · Cyprus · Czech Republic · Denmark · England · Estonia '19 '20 · Faroe Islands '19 '20 · Finland '19 '20 · France · Georgia '19 '20 · Germany · Gibraltar · Greece · Hungary · Iceland '19 '20 · Israel · Italy · Kazakhstan '19 '20 · Kosovo · Latvia '19 '20 · Lithuania '19 '20 · Luxembourg · Malta · Moldova '19 '20 · Montenegro · Netherlands · North Macedonia · Northern Ireland · Norway '19 '20 · Poland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '19 '20 · Romania · Russia · San Marino · Scotland · Serbia · Slovakia · Slovenia · Spain · Sweden '19 '20 · Switzerland · Turkey · Ukraine · Wales

Domestic cups

Albania · Andorra · Armenia · Austria · Azerbaijan · Belarus · Belgium · Bosnia and Herzegovina · Bulgaria · Croatia · Cyprus · Czech Republic · Denmark · England · Estonia · Faroe Islands '19 '120 · Finland · France · Georgia '19 '20 · Germany · Gibraltar · Greece · Hungary · Iceland '19 '20 · Israel · Italy · Kazakhstan '19 '20 · Kosovo · Latvia '19 '20 · Liechtenstein · Lithuania '19 '20 · Luxembourg · Malta · Moldova · Montenegro · Netherlands · North Macedonia · Northern Ireland · Norway '19 '20 · Poland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '19 '20 · Romania · Russia · San Marino · Scotland · Serbia · Slovakia · Slovenia · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland · Turkey · Ukraine · Wales

League cups

England · Estonia · France · Iceland '19 '20 · Israel · Latvia · Northern Ireland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '19 '20 · Scotland · Wales

Supercups

Albania · Andorra · Armenia · Azerbaijan · Belarus · Belgium · Bulgaria · Cyprus · England · Estonia · Faroe Islands · France · Georgia · Germany · Gibraltar · Hungary · Iceland · Israel · Italy · Kazakhstan · Kosovo · Lithuania '19 '20 · Malta · Moldova · Netherlands · Northern Ireland · Norway '19 '20 · Poland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '19 '20 · Romania · Russia · San Marino · Spain · Turkey · Ukraine

UEFA competitions

Champions League (qualifying phase and play-off round, group stage, knockout phase, Final) · Europa League (qualifying phase and play-off round, Champions Path, Main Path, group stage, knockout phase, Final) · Super Cup

International competitions

2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup · 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup · UEFA Euro 2020 (qualification) · 2018–19 UEFA Nations League (Finals) · 2021 Euro Under-21 (qualification) · 2019 Euro Under-19 (qualification) · 2020 Euro Under-17 (qualification)

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.