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League One
2017–18
Football League One
Season information
Winners Wigan Athletic
(3rd divisional title)
Promoted Wigan Athletic
Blackburn Rovers
Rotherham United
Relegated Bury
Milton Keynes Dons
Northampton Town
Oldham Athletic
Season statistics
Matches played 552
Goals scored 1401
Top goalscorer Jack Marriott (Peterborough United)
(27 goals)
Biggest home win Rotherham United 5–0 Southend United
(12 August 2017)
Blackpool 5–0 Bradford City
(7 April 2018)
Biggest away win Oxford United 0–7
Wigan Athletic (23 December 2017)
Previous season
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The 2017–18 EFL League One (referred to as the Sky Bet League One for sponsorship reasons) will be the 2nd season of the EFL League One under its current title and the 25th season under its current league division format.

Changes from last season

Team changes

The following teams have changed division since the 2016–17 season.

To League One

Promoted from League Two

Relegated from The Championship

From League One

Promoted to The Championship

Relegated to League Two

Stadia

Team Location Stadium Capacity
AFC Wimbledon London Kingsmeadow 4,850
Blackburn Rovers Blackburn Ewood Park 31,367
Blackpool Blackpool Bloomfield Road 17,338
Bradford City Bradford Valley Parade 25,136
Bristol Rovers Bristol Memorial Stadium 12,300
Bury Bury Gigg Lane 11,840
Charlton Athletic London The Valley 27,111
Doncaster Rovers Doncaster Keepmoat Stadium 15,231
Fleetwood Town Fleetwood Highbury Stadium 5,311
Gillingham Gillingham Priestfield Stadium 11,582
Milton Keynes Dons Milton Keynes Stadium:mk 30,500
Northampton Town Northampton Sixfields Stadium 7,653
Oldham Athletic Oldham Boundary Park 13,500
Oxford United Oxford Kassam Stadium 12,500
Peterborough United Peterborough London Road 14,084
Plymouth Argyle Plymouth Home Park 17,441
Portsmouth Portsmouth Fratton Park 21,178
Rochdale Rochdale Spotland Stadium 10,500
Rotherham United Rotherham New York Stadium 12,021
Scunthorpe United Scunthorpe Glanford Park 9,088
Shrewsbury Town Shrewsbury New Meadow 9,875
Southend United Southend-on-Sea Roots Hall 12,392
Walsall Walsall Bescot Stadium 11,300
Wigan Athletic Wigan DW Stadium 25,133

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Wigan Athletic England Barrow, GrahamGraham Barrow Mutual consent 30 May 2017 Pre-season England Paul Cook 31 May 2017
Portsmouth England Paul Cook Signed by Wigan Athletic 31 May 2017 Flag of Wales Kenny Jackett 2 June 2017
Oxford United England Appleton, MichaelMichael Appleton Signed by Leicester City as assistant manager 20 June 2017 Flag of Spain Clotet, PepPep Clotet 1 July 2017
Northampton Town England Edinburgh, JustinJustin Edinburgh Sacked 31 August 2017 24th Netherlands Floyd Hasselbaink, JimmyJimmy Floyd Hasselbaink 4 September 2017
Oldham Athletic Flag of Republic Ireland Sheridan, JohnJohn Sheridan Mutual consent 25 September 2017 England Wellens, RichieRichie Wellens 18 October 2017
Gillingham England Pennock, AdrianAdrian Pennock 25 September 2017 22nd Flag of Wales Lovell, SteveSteve Lovell 16 November 2017
Bury England Lee Clark Sacked 30 October 2017 23rd England Lucketti, ChrisChris Lucketti 22 November 2017
England Lucketti, ChrisChris Lucketti 15 January 2018 24th England Lowe, RyanRyan Lowe 15 January 2018
Southend United England Brown, PhilPhil Brown Resigned 17 January 2018 18th England Powell, ChrisChris Powell 23 January 2018
Milton Keynes Dons Scotland Neilson, RobbieRobbie Neilson Mutual consent 20 January 2018 21st England Micciche, DanDan Micciche 23 January 2018
Oxford United Flag of Spain Clotet, PepPep Clotet Sacked 22 January 2018 10th England Robinson, KarlKarl Robinson 22 March 2018
Bradford City Scotland McCall, StuartStuart McCall 5 February 2018 6th England Grayson, SimonSimon Grayson 11 February 2018
Fleetwood Town Germany Rösler, UweUwe Rösler 16 February 2018 20th Flag of Republic Ireland Sheridan, JohnJohn Sheridan 22 February 2018
Peterborough United Flag of Northern Ireland McCann, GrantGrant McCann 25 February 2018 10th Scotland Evans, SteveSteve Evans 28 February 2018
Walsall England Whitney, JonJon Whitney 12 March 2018 14th England Keates, DeanDean Keates 16 March 2018
Charlton Athletic England Robinson, KarlKarl Robinson Signed by Oxford United 22 March 2018 9th England Bowyer, LeeLee Bowyer 22 March 2018
Scunthorpe United Scotland Alexander, GrahamGraham Alexander Sacked 24 March 2016 5th England Daws, NickNick Daws 11 April 2018
Northampton Town Netherlands Floyd Hasselbaink, JimmyJimmy Floyd Hasselbaink 2 April 2018 23rd England Austin, DeanDean Austin 2 April 2018
Milton Keynes Dons England Micciche, DanDan Micciche 22 April 2018 England Millen, KeithKeith Millen 22 April 2018

League table

Pos
Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Wigan Athletic  (C) (P) 46 29 11 6 89 29+60 98 Promotion to the
Championship
2 Blackburn Rovers  (P) 46 28 12 6 82 40+42 96
3 Shrewsbury Town 46 25 12 9 60 39+21 87 Qualification to the
League One play-offs
4 Rotherham United  (P) 46 24 7 15 73 53+20 79
5 Scunthorpe United 46 19 17 10 65 50+15 74
6 Charlton Athletic 46 20 11 15 58 51+7 71
7 Plymouth Argyle 46 19 11 16 58 59−1 68
8 Portsmouth 46 20 6 20 57 56+1 66
9 Peterborough United 46 17 13 16 68 60+8 64
10 Southend United 46 17 12 17 58 62−4 63
11 Bradford City 46 18 9 19 57 67−10 63
12 Blackpool 46 15 15 16 60 55+5 60
13 Bristol Rovers 46 16 11 19 60 66−6 59
14 Fleetwood Town 46 16 9 21 59 68−9 57
15 Doncaster Rovers 46 13 17 16 52 520 56
16 Oxford United 46 15 11 20 61 66−5 56
17 Gillingham 46 13 17 16 50 55−5 56
18 AFC Wimbledon 46 13 14 19 47 58−11 53
19 Walsall 46 13 13 20 53 66−13 52
20 Rochdale 46 11 18 17 49 57−8 51
21 Oldham Athletic  (R) 46 11 17 18 58 75−17 50 Relegation to
League Two
22 Northampton Town  (R) 46 12 11 23 43 77−34 47
23 Milton Keynes Dons  (R) 46 11 12 23 43 69−26 45
24 Bury  (R) 46 8 12 26 41 71−30 36
Updated to games played on 5 May 2018
Source: BBC Sport
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.

Play-offs

Semi-finals Final
                           
  3  Shrewsbury Town 1 1 2  
6  Charlton Athletic 1 0 0  
  3  Shrewsbury Town 1
  4  Rotherham United 2
4  Rotherham United 2 2 4
  5  Scunthorpe United 2 0 2  


Results table

Home \ Away[1] WIM BLB BLPBRABRRBuryCHADONFLEGILMKDNOROLDOXFPETPLYPORROCROTSCUSHRSTDWALWIG
AFC Wimbledon 0–3 2–0 2–1 1–0 2–2 1–0 2–0 0–1 1–1 0–2 1–3 2–2 2–1 2–2 0–1 0–2 0–0 3–1 1–1 0–1 2–0 1–2 0–4
Blackburn Rovers 0–1 3–0 2–0 2–1 2–0 2–0 1–3 2–2 1–0 4–1 1–1 2–2 2–1 3–1 1–1 3–0 2–0 2–0 2–2 3–1 1–0 3–1 2–2
Blackpool 1–0 2–4 5–0 0–0 2–1 1–0 1–2 2–1 1–1 1–0 3–0 2–1 3–1 1–1 2–2 2–3 0–0 1–2 2–3 1–1 1–1 2–2 1–3
Bradford City 0–4 0–1 2–1 3–1 2–2 0–1 2–0 0–3 1–0 2–0 1–2 1–1 3–2 1–3 0–1 3–1 4–3 1–0 1–2 0–0 0–2 1–1 0–1
Bristol Rovers 1–3 1–1 3–1 3–1 2–1 1–1 0–1 3–1 1–1 2–0 1–1 2–3 0–1 1–4 2–1 2–1 3–2 2–1 1–1 1–2 3–0 2–1 1–1
Bury 2–1 0–3 1–1 3–1 2–3 0–1 0–1 0–2 2–1 0–2 2–3 2–2 3–0 0–1 0–0 1–0 0–2 0–3 0–1 1–0 0–0 1–0 0–2
Charlton Athletic 1–0 1–0 1–1 1–1 1–0 1–1 1–0 0–0 1–2 2–2 4–1 1–0 2–3 2–2 2–0 0–1 2–1 3–1 0–1 0–2 2–1 3–1 0–3
Doncaster Rovers 0–0 0–1 3–3 2–0 1–3 3–3 1–1 3–0 0–0 2–1 3–0 1–1 0–1 0–0 1–1 2–1 2–0 1–1 0–1 1–2 4–1 0–3 0–1
Fleetwood Town 2–0 1–2 0–0 1–2 2–0 3–2 1–3 0–0 0–2 1–1 2–0 2–2 2–0 2–3 1–1 1–2 2–2 2–0 2–3 1–2 2–4 2–0 0–4
Gillingham 2–2 0–0 0–3 0–1 4–1 1–1 1–0 0–0 2–1 1–2 1–2 0–0 1–1 1–1 5–2 0–1 2–1 0–1 0–0 1–2 3–3 0–0 1–1
Milton Keynes Dons 0–0 1–2 0–0 1–4 0–1 2–1 1–2 1–2 1–0 1–0 0–0 4–4 1–1 1–0 0–1 1–2 3–2 3–2 0–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–1
Northampton Town 0–1 1–1 1–0 0–1 0–6 0–0 0–4 1–0 0–1 1–2 2–1 2–2 0–0 1–4 2–0 3–1 0–1 0–3 0–3 1–1 3–1 2–1 0–1
Oldham Athletic 0–0 1–0 2–1 2–1 1–1 2–1 3–4 0–0 1–2 1–1 1–0 5–1 0–2 3–2 1–2 0–2 3–1 1–1 2–3 1–2 0–3 1–1 0–2
Oxford United 3–0 2–4 1–0 2–2 1–2 1–2 1–1 1–0 0–1 3–0 3–1 1–2 0–0 2–1 0–1 3–0 2–1 3–3 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–2 0–7
Peterborough United 1–1 2–3 0–1 1–3 1–1 3–0 4–1 1–1 2–0 0–1 2–0 2–0 3–0 1–4 2–1 2–1 0–1 2–1 2–2 1–0 0–1 2–1 3–2
Plymouth Argyle 4–2 2–0 1–3 1–0 3–2 3–0 2–0 0–3 1–2 2–1 0–1 2–0 4–1 0–4 2–1 0–0 1–1 2–1 0–4 1–1 4–0 1–0 1–3
Portsmouth 2–1 1–2 0–2 0–1 3–0 1–0 0–1 2–2 4–1 1–3 2–0 3–1 1–2 3–0 2–0 1–0 2–0 0–1 1–1 0–1 1–0 1–1 2–1
Rochdale 1–1 0–3 1–2 1–1 1–0 0–0 1–0 2–1 0–2 3–0 0–0 2–2 0–0 0–0 2–0 1–1 3–3 0–1 1–1 3–1 0–0 1–1 1–4
Rotherham United 2–0 1–1 1–0 2–0 2–0 3–2 0–2 2–1 3–2 1–3 2–1 1–0 5–1 3–1 1–1 1–1 1–0 0–1 2–0 1–2 5–0 5–1 1–3
Scunthorpe United 1–1 0–1 0–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–3 2–2 2–2 0–2 1–0 2–1 2–0 2–0 1–1 1–2 1–2 3–1 1–0 1–2
Shrewsbury Town 1–0 1–1 1–0 0–1 4–0 1–1 0–2 2–2 1–0 1–1 0–1 1–0 1–0 3–2 3–1 1–2 2–0 3–2 0–1 2–0 1–0 2–0 1–0
Southend United 1–0 2–1 2–1 1–2 0–0 1–0 3–1 0–0 1–2 4–0 4–0 2–2 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 3–1 0–0 2–0 3–2 1–2 0–3 3–1
Walsall 2–3 1–2 1–1 3–3 0–0 1–0 2–2 4–2 4–2 0–1 1–0 1–0 2–1 2–1 1–1 2–1 0–1 0–3 1–2 1–0 1–1 0–1 0–3
Wigan Athletic 1–1 0–0 0–2 1–2 3–0 4–1 0–0 3–0 2–0 2–0 5–1 1–0 3–0 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–1 1–0 0–0 3–3 0–0 3–0 2–0
Updated to games played on 1 May 2018
Source: BBC Sport
1The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top scorers

As of 24 April 2018
Rank Player Club Goals
1 England Jack Marriott Peterborough United 27
2 Flag of Jersey Brett Pitman Portsmouth 23
3 Flag of Northern Ireland Will Grigg Wigan Athletic 19
4 England Bradley Dack Blackburn Rovers 18
5 England Tom Eaves Gillingham 17
6 England Charlie Wyke Bradford City 15
England Erhun Oztumer Walsall
England Nick Powell Wigan Athletic
9 Flag of Republic Ireland Graham Carey Plymouth Argyle 14
England Danny Graham Blackburn Rovers
Flag of Republic Ireland Eoin Doyle Oldham Athletic
Flag of Montserrat.svg Lyle Taylor AFC Wimbledon
Scotland Charlie Mulgrew Blackburn Rovers
England John Marquis Doncaster Rovers

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