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The 2017–18 English Football League (known as the Sky Bet Football League for sponsorship reasons) is the 119th season of the English Football League.

Promotion and relegation

From the Premier League

Relegated to the Championship

-Sunderland -TBC -TBC


From the Championship

Promoted to the Premier League

-Brighton -Newcastle United -TBC

Relegated to the Championship

- Rotherham United - Wigan Athletic

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From League One

Promoted to the Championship

-Sheffield United -Bolton Wanderers -TBC

Relegated to League Two

-Port Vale -Swindon Town -Coventry City -Chesterfield

From League Two

Promoted to League One

-Plymouth Argyle -Doncaster Rovers -Luton Town -TBC

Relegated to the National League

-Leyton Orient -TBC

From the National League

Promoted to League Two

-Lincoln City -TBC

League tables

Sky Bet Championship

Main article: 2017–18 Football League Championship

Table

Pos
Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Wolverhampton Wanderers  (C) (P) 46 30 9 7 82 39+43 99 Promotion to the
Premier League
2 Cardiff City  (P) 46 27 9 10 69 39+30 90
3 Fulham  (P) 46 25 13 8 79 46+33 88 Qualification to the
Championship Play-offs
4 Aston Villa 46 24 11 11 72 42+30 83
5 Middlesbrough 46 22 10 14 67 45+22 76
6 Derby County 46 20 15 11 69 48+21 75
7 Preston North End 46 19 16 11 58 45+13 73
8 Millwall 46 19 15 12 56 45+11 72
9 Brentford 46 18 15 13 62 52+10 69
10 Sheffield United 46 20 9 17 62 55+7 69
11 Bristol City 46 17 16 13 67 58+9 67
12 Ipswich Town 46 17 9 20 57 60−3 60
13 Leeds United 46 17 9 20 59 64−5 60
14 Norwich City 46 15 15 16 49 60−11 60
15 Sheffield Wednesday 46 14 15 17 59 60−1 57
16 Queens Park Rangers 46 15 11 20 58 70−12 56
17 Nottingham Forest 46 15 8 23 51 65−14 53
18 Hull City 46 11 16 19 70 700 49
19 Birmingham City 46 13 7 26 38 68−30 46
20 Reading 46 10 14 22 48 70−22 44
21 Bolton Wanderers 46 10 13 23 39 74−35 43
22 Barnsley  (R) 46 9 14 23 48 71−23 41 Relegation to
League One
23 Burton Albion  (R) 46 10 11 25 38 81−43 41
24 Sunderland  (R) 46 7 16 23 52 80−28 37
Updated to games played on 26 May 2018
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

Sky Bet League One

Main article: 2017–18 Football League One

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; (Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament


Sky Bet League Two

Main article: 2017–18 Football League Two

Table

Pos
Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Accrington Stanley  (C) (P) 46 29 6 11 76 46+30 93 Promotion to
League One
2 Luton Town  (P) 46 25 13 8 94 46+48 88
3 Wycombe Wanderers  (P) 46 24 12 10 79 60+19 84
4 Exeter City 46 24 8 14 64 54+10 80 Qualification to the
League Two play-offs
5 Notts County 46 21 14 11 71 48+23 77
6 Coventry City  (P) 46 22 9 15 64 47+17 75
7 Lincoln City 46 20 15 11 64 48+16 75
8 Mansfield Town 46 18 18 10 67 52+15 72
9 Swindon Town 46 20 8 18 67 65+2 68
10 Carlisle United 46 17 16 13 62 54+8 67
11 Newport County 46 16 16 14 56 58−2 64
12 Cambridge United 46 17 13 16 56 60−4 64
13 Colchester United 46 16 14 16 53 52+1 62
14 Crawley Town 46 16 11 19 58 66−8 59
15 Crewe Alexandra 46 17 5 24 62 75−13 56
16 Stevenage 46 14 13 19 60 65−5 55
17 Cheltenham Town 46 13 12 21 67 73−6 51
18 Grimsby Town 46 13 12 21 42 66−24 51
19 Yeovil Town 46 12 12 22 59 75−16 48
20 Port Vale 46 11 14 21 49 67−18 47
21 Forest Green Rovers 46 13 8 25 54 77−23 47
22 Morecambe 46 9 19 18 41 56−15 46
23 Barnet  (R) 46 12 10 24 46 65−19 46 Relegation to the
National League
24 Chesterfield  (R) 46 10 8 28 47 83−36 38
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; (Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament


Managerial changes

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table at
time of departure
Incoming manager Date of appointment Position in table at
time of appointment

External links

The Football League Seasons

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England 2017–18 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)
Northern Premier League (Premier · North · South)
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Playoffs

Championship (Final) · League One (Final) · League Two (Final)
National League (Final) · North (Final) · South (Final)

European competitions

Champions League (Final) · Europa League (Final)

National teams

Senior (2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying round)

Other

Summer 2017 transfers · Winter 2017–18 transfers · Summer 2018 transfers

Club seasons
Premier League

Arsenal · Bournemouth · Brighton & Hove Albion · Burnley · Chelsea · Crystal Palace · Everton · Huddersfield Town · Leicester City · Liverpool · Manchester City · Manchester United · Newcastle United · Southampton · Stoke City · Swansea City · Tottenham Hotspur · Watford · West Bromwich Albion · West Ham United

Championship

Aston Villa · Barnsley · Birmingham City · Bolton Wanderers · Brentford · Bristol City · Burton Albion · Cardiff City · Derby County · Fulham · Hull City · Ipswich Town · Leeds United · Middlesbrough · Millwall · Norwich City · Nottingham Forest · Preston North End · Queens Park Rangers · Reading · Sheffield United · Sheffield Wednesday · Sunderland · Wolverhampton Wanderers

League One

AFC Wimbledon · Blackburn Rovers · Blackpool · Bradford City · Bristol Rovers · Bury · Charlton Athletic · Doncaster Rovers · Fleetwood Town · Gillingham · Milton Keynes Dons · Northampton Town · Oldham Athletic · Oxford United · Peterborough United · Plymouth Argyle · Portsmouth · Rochdale · Rotherham United · Scunthorpe United · Shrewsbury Town · Southend United · Walsall · Wigan Athletic ·

League Two

Accrington Stanley · Barnet · Cambridge United · Carlisle United · Cheltenham Town · Chesterfield · Colchester United · Coventry City · Crawley Town · Crewe Alexandra · Exeter City · Forest Green Rovers · Grimsby Town · Lincoln City · Luton Town · Mansfield Town · Morecambe · Newport County · Notts County · Port Vale · Stevenage · Swindon Town · Wycombe Wanderers · Yeovil Town ·

National League

AFC Fylde · Aldershot Town · Barrow · Boreham Wood · Bromley · Chester · Dagenham & Redbridge · Dover Athletic · Eastleigh · Ebbsfleet United · FC Halifax Town · Gateshead · Guiseley · Hartlepool United · Leyton Orient · Macclesfield Town · Maidenhead United · Maidstone United · Solihull Moors · Sutton United · Torquay United · Tranmere Rovers · Woking · Wrexham

National League North

AFC Telford United · Alfreton Town · Blyth Spartans · Boston United · Brackley Town · Bradford Park Avenue · Chorley · Curzon Ashton · Darlington · FC United of Manchester · Gainsborough Trinity · Harrogate Town · Kidderminster Harriers · Leamington · North Ferriby United · Nuneaton Town · Salford City · Southport · Spennymoor Town · Stockport County · Tamworth · York City

National League South

Bath City · Bognor Regis Town · Braintree Town · Chelmsford City · Chippenham Town · Concord Rangers · Dartford · Eastbourne Borough · East Thurrock United · Gloucester City · Hampton & Richmond Borough · Havant & Waterlooville · Hemel Hempstead Town · Hungerford Town · Oxford City · Poole Town · St Albans City · Truro City · Wealdstone · Welling United · Weston-super-Mare · Whitehawk

2016–17                                                        2018–19

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