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The 2019–20 English Football League (known as the Sky Bet Football League for sponsorship reasons) is the 121st season of the English Football League.

Promotion and relegation

From the Premier League

Relegated to the Championship

From the Championship

Promoted to the Premier League
Relegated to League One

From League One

Promoted to the Championship
Relegated to League Two

From League Two

Promoted to League One
Relegated to the National League

From the National League

Promoted to League Two

League tables

Sky Bet Championship

Main article: 2019–20 EFL Championship

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.

Sky Bet League One

Main article: 2019–20 EFL League One

Table

Pos
Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Ipswich Town 6 4 2 0 14 4+10 14 Promotion to the
Championship
2 Lincoln City 6 4 0 2 12 4+8 12
3 Blackpool 6 3 3 0 10 5+5 12 Qualification to the
League One play-offs
4 Coventry City 6 3 3 0 10 6+4 12
5 Wycombe Wanderers 6 3 3 0 10 6+4 12
6 Sunderland 6 3 2 1 9 8+1 11
7 Peterborough United 6 3 1 2 12 6+6 10
8 Burton Albion 6 3 1 2 8 5+3 10
9 Fleetwood Town 6 3 1 2 10 8+2 10
10 Rochdale 6 2 3 1 8 5+3 9
11 Doncaster Rovers 4 2 2 0 7 5+2 8
12 Shrewsbury Town 6 2 2 2 4 6−2 8
13 Rotherham United 4 2 1 1 4 40 7
14 Bristol Rovers 6 2 1 3 5 7−2 7
15 Milton Keynes Dons 5 2 0 3 6 10−4 6
16 Gillingham 5 1 2 2 9 6+3 5
17 Portsmouth 5 1 2 2 7 70 5
18 Oxford United 6 1 2 3 9 13−4 5
19 Tranmere Rovers 5 1 1 3 8 80 4
20 Accrington Stanley 5 1 1 3 5 9−4 4
21 AFC Wimbledon 6 0 2 4 5 10−5 2 Relegation to League Two
22 Southend United 6 0 0 6 4 17−13 0
23 Bolton Wanderers 5 0 1 4 0 17−17 -11
24 Bury 0 0 0 0 0 00 -12 Club expelled
Updated to games played on 31 August 2019
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.
  • Bury deducted 12 points for entering into an insolvency event, before later being expelled from the EFL on August 27 2019. At the time of their expulsion, they had played no matches.
  • Bolton Wanderers deducted 12 points for entering administration.


Sky Bet League Two

Main article: 2019–20 EFL League Two

Table

Pos
Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Plymouth Argyle 1 1 0 0 3 0+3 3 Promotion to
League One
2 Grimsby Town 1 1 0 0 2 0+2 3
3 Salford City 1 1 0 0 2 0+2 3
4 Swindon Town 1 1 0 0 2 0+2 3 Qualification to the
League Two play-offs
5 Carlisle United 1 1 0 0 2 1+1 3
6 Exeter City 1 1 0 0 1 0+1 3
7 Forest Green Rovers 1 1 0 0 1 0+1 3
8 Leyton Orient 1 1 0 0 1 0+1 3
9 Walsall 1 1 0 0 1 0+1 3
10 Mansfield Town 1 0 1 0 2 20 1
11 Newport County 1 0 1 0 2 20 1
12 Colchester United 1 0 1 0 1 10 1
13 Port Vale 1 0 1 0 1 10 1
14 Bradford City 1 0 1 0 0 00 1
15 Cambridge United 1 0 1 0 0 00 1
16 Crawley Town 1 0 0 1 1 2−1 0
17 Cheltenham Town 1 0 0 1 0 1−1 0
18 Macclesfield Town 1 0 0 1 0 1−1 0
19 Northampton Town 1 0 0 1 0 1−1 0
20 Oldham Athletic 1 0 0 1 0 1−1 0
21 Morecambe 1 0 0 1 0 2−2 0
22 Scunthorpe United 1 0 0 1 0 2−2 0
23 Stevenage 1 0 0 1 0 2−2 0 Relegation to the
National League
24 Crewe Alexandra 1 0 0 1 0 3−3 0
Updated to games played on 3 August 2019
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.


Managerial changes

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment Position in table
West Bromwich Albion Flag of Jamaica Darren Moore Sacked 9 March 2019 2018–19 season Pre-season
Oldham Athletic England Paul Scholes Resigned 14 March 2019
Scunthorpe United Scotland Stuart McCall Sacked 24 March 2019 England Paul Hurst 13 May 2019
Queens Park Rangers England Steve McClaren 1 April 2019 England Mark Warburton 9 May 2019
Walsall England Dean Keates 6 April 2019 England Darrell Clarke 10 May 2019
Gillingham Flag of Wales Steve Lovell 26 April 2019 Scotland Steve Evans 1 June 2019
Plymouth Argyle Scotland Derek Adams 28 April 2019
Brighton & Hove Albion Flag of Republic Ireland Chris Hughton 13 May 2019 Pre-season England Graham Potter 20 May 2019
Mansfield Town England David Flitcroft 14 May 2019 Scotland John Dempster 14 May 2019
Middlesbrough Flag of Wales Tony Pulis End of contract 17 May 2019
Swansea City England Graham Potter Signed by Brighton & Hove Albion 20 May 2019

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League cups
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Premier and Football League
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National League
National League (National League · North · South)
Lower leagues
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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

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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 ·

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