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Football League One
2016–17
Football League One
Season information
Winners Sheffield United
Promoted Bolton Wanderers
Millwall
Relegated Coventry City
Chesterfield
Swindon Town
Port Vale
Season statistics
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The 2016–17 Football League One (referred to as the Sky Bet League One for sponsorship reasons) will be the 13th season of the Football League One under its current title and the 24th season under its current league division format.

Changes from last season

Team changes

The following teams have changed division since the 2015–16 season.

To League One

Promoted from League Two

Relegated from Championship

From League One

Promoted to Championship

Relegated to League Two

Teams

Stadia

Team Location Stadium Capacity
AFC Wimbledon London (Kingston upon Thames) Kingsmeadow 4,850
Bolton Wanderers Bolton Macron Stadium 28,723
Bradford City Bradford Valley Parade 25,136
Bristol Rovers Bristol Memorial Stadium 11,916
Bury Bury Gigg Lane 12,500
Charlton Athletic London (Charlton) The Valley 27,111
Chesterfield Chesterfield Proact Stadium 10,400
Coventry City Coventry Ricoh Arena 32,500
Fleetwood Town Fleetwood Highbury Stadium 5,311
Gillingham Gillingham Priestfield Stadium 11,582
Milton Keynes Dons Milton Keynes Stadium:mk 30,500
Millwall London (South Bermondsey) The Den 20,146
Northampton Town Northampton Sixfields Stadium 7,653
Oldham Athletic Oldham Boundary Park 13,309
Oxford United Oxford Kassam Stadium 12,500
Peterborough United Peterborough Abax Stadium 14,319
Port Vale Stoke-on-Trent Vale Park 18,947
Rochdale Rochdale Spotland Stadium 10,249
Scunthorpe United Scunthorpe Glanford Park 9,183
Sheffield United Sheffield Bramall Lane 32,702
Shrewsbury Town Shrewsbury New Meadow 9,875
Southend United Southend Roots Hall 12,392
Swindon Town Swindon County Ground 15,728
Walsall Walsall Bescot Stadium 11,300

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Charlton Athletic Belgium Jose Riga Resigned 7 May 2016 Pre-season
Sheffield United England Nigel Adkins Sacked 12 May 2016 England Chris Wilder 12 May 2016
Northampton Town England Chris Wilder Signed by Sheffield United 12 May 2016 Flag of Wales Rob Page 19 May 2016
Port Vale Flag of Wales Rob Page Signed by Northampton Town 19 May 2016
Oldham Athletic Flag of Republic Ireland John Sheridan Signed by Notts County 27 May 2016

League table

Pos
Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Sheffield United  (C) (P) 46 30 10 6 92 47+45 100 Promotion to the
Championship
2 Bolton Wanderers  (P) 46 25 11 10 68 36+32 86
3 Scunthorpe United 46 24 10 12 80 54+26 82 Qualification to the
League One play-offs
4 Fleetwood Town 46 23 13 10 64 43+21 82
5 Bradford City 46 20 19 7 62 43+19 79
6 Millwall  (P) (O) 46 20 13 13 66 57+9 73
7 Southend United 46 20 12 14 70 53+17 72
8 Oxford United 46 20 9 17 65 52+13 69
9 Rochdale 46 19 12 15 71 62+9 69
10 Bristol Rovers 46 18 12 16 68 70−2 66
11 Peterborough United 46 17 11 18 62 620 62
12 Milton Keynes Dons 46 16 13 17 60 58+2 61
13 Charlton Athletic 46 14 18 14 60 53+7 60
14 Walsall 46 14 16 16 51 58−7 58
15 AFC Wimbledon 46 13 18 15 52 55−3 57
16 Northampton Town 46 14 11 21 60 73−13 53
17 Oldham Athletic 46 12 17 17 31 44−13 53
18 Shrewsbury Town 46 13 12 21 46 63−17 51
19 Bury 46 13 11 22 61 73−12 50
20 Gillingham 46 12 14 20 59 79−20 50
21 Port Vale  (R) 46 12 13 21 45 70−25 49 Relegation to the
League Two
22 Swindon Town  (R) 46 11 11 24 44 66−22 44
23 Coventry City  (R) 46 9 12 25 37 68−31 39
24 Chesterfield  (R) 46 9 10 27 43 78−35 37
Updated to games played on 30 April 2017
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


Play-offs

Semi-finals Final
                           
  3  Scunthorpe United 0 2 (2)  
6  Millwall 0 3 (3)  
   Millwall
   Bradford City
4  Fleetwood Town 0 0 (0)
  5  Bradford City 1 0 (1)  

Results

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AFC Wimbledon 1–2 2–3 0–1 5–1 1–1 2–1 1–1 2–2 2–0 2–2 2–0 0–1 0–0 2–1 0–0 4–0 3–1 1–2 2–3 1–1 0–2 0–0 1–0
Bolton Wanderers 1–1 0–0 1–1 0–0 1–2 0–0 1–0 2–1 4–0 2–0 1–1 2–1 2–0 0–2 3–0 3–1 1–0 2–1 1–0 2–1 1–1 1–2 4–1
Bradford City 3–0 2–2 1–1 1–1 0–0 2–0 3–1 2–1 2–2 1–1 2–2 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 0–0 4–0 0–0 3–3 2–0 1–1 2–1 1–0
Bristol Rovers 2–0 1–2 1–1 4–2 1–5 2–1 4–1 2–1 2–1 3–4 0–0 5–0 1–0 2–1 1–2 2–1 2–2 1–1 0–0 2–0 2–0 1–0 1–1
Bury 1–2 0–2 0–2 3–0 2–0 2–1 2–1 0–0 1–2 2–3 0–0 3–0 0–1 2–3 5–1 4–1 0–1 1–2 1–3 2–1 1–4 1–0 3–3
Charlton Athletic 1–2 1–1 1–1 4–1 0–1 1–0 3–0 1–1 3–0 0–0 0–2 1–1 1–1 0–1 0–2 2–0 0–1 2–1 1–1 3–0 2–1 3–0 1–1
Chesterfield 0–0 1–0 0–1 3–2 1–2 1–2 1–0 0–1 3–3 1–3 0–0 3–1 0–1 0–4 3–3 1–0 1–3 0–3 1–4 1–1 0–4 3–1 2–0
Coventry City 2–2 2–2 0–2 1–0 0–0 1–1 2–0 0–1 2–1 0–2 1–2 1–1 0–0 2–1 1–0 2–1 2–0 0–1 1–2 0–0 0–2 1–3 1–0
Fleetwood Town 0–0 2–4 2–1 3–1 0–0 2–2 2–1 2–0 2–1 1–0 1–4 3–0 1–0 2–0 2–0 0–0 0–0 2–2 1–1 3–0 1–1 0–1 2–1
Gillingham 2–2 0–4 1–1 3–1 2–1 1–1 1–1 2–1 2–3 1–1 1–0 2–1 1–2 0–1 0–1 1–1 3–0 3–2 1–2 1–1 2–1 1–1 1–1
Millwall 0–0 0–2 1–1 4–0 0–0 3–1 0–0 1–1 2–1 2–1 2–1 3–0 3–0 0–3 1–0 2–0 2–3 3–1 2–1 0–1 1–0 2–0 0–0
Milton Keynes Dons 1–0 1–1 1–2 3–3 1–3 0–1 2–3 1–0 0–1 3–2 2–2 5–3 1–0 0–0 0–2 0–1 2–2 0–1 0–3 2–1 0–3 3–2 1–1
Northampton Town 0–0 0–1 1–2 2–3 3–2 2–1 3–1 3–0 1–1 0–0 1–3 3–2 1–2 0–0 0–1 2–1 2–3 1–2 1–2 1–1 4–0 2–1 2–0
Oldham Athletic 0–0 1–0 1–2 0–2 0–0 1–0 0–0 3–2 2–0 1–0 0–0 0–2 0–0 2–1 2–0 0–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 2–3 0–2 0–2 0–0
Oxford United 1–3 2–4 1–0 0–2 5–1 1–1 1–1 4–1 1–3 1–0 1–2 1–0 0–1 1–1 2–1 2–0 1–0 2–1 2–3 2–0 0–2 2–0 0–0
Peterborough United 0–1 1–0 0–1 4–2 3–1 2–0 5–2 1–1 1–2 1–1 5–1 0–4 3–0 1–1 1–2 2–2 3–1 0–2 0–1 2–1 1–4 2–2 1–1
Port Vale 2–0 0–2 1–2 1–1 2–2 1–1 1–0 0–2 2–1 2–1 3–1 0–0 2–3 2–2 2–2 0–3 1–0 3–1 0–3 2–1 2–0 3–2 0–1
Rochdale 1–1 1–0 1–1 0–0 2–0 3–3 3–0 2–0 2–1 4–1 3–3 0–1 1–1 1–0 0–4 2–3 3–0 3–2 3–3 2–1 3–0 4–0 4–0
Scunthorpe United 1–2 1–0 3–2 3–1 3–2 0–0 3–1 3–1 0–2 5–0 3–0 2–1 1–1 1–0 1–1 1–1 3–2 2–1 2–2 0–1 4–0 4–1 0–0
Sheffield United 4–0 2–0 3–0 1–0 1–0 2–1 3–2 2–0 0–2 2–2 2–0 2–1 1–0 2–0 2–1 1–0 4–0 1–1 1–1 2–1 0–3 4–0 0–1
Shrewsbury Town 2–1 0–2 1–0 2–0 2–1 4–3 2–1 0–0 0–1 2–3 1–2 0–1 2–4 1–0 2–0 1–1 0–0 1–0 0–1 0–3 1–0 1–1 1–1
Southend United 3–0 0–1 3–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 1–0 3–1 0–2 1–3 3–1 1–2 2–2 3–0 2–1 1–1 1–1 2–1 3–1 2–4 1–1 1–1 3–2
Swindon Town 0–0 0–1 1–0 1–2 1–2 3–0 0–1 1–0 1–1 3–1 1–0 1–1 1–3 0–0 1–2 0–1 1–0 3–0 1–2 2–4 1–1 0–0 0–2
Walsall 3–1 1–0 1–1 3–1 3–3 1–2 1–0 1–1 0–1 1–2 2–1 1–4 2–1 2–0 1–1 2–0 0–1 0–2 1–4 4–1 3–2 0–0 1–0
Updated to games played on 30 April 2017
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 22 April 2017
Rank Player Club Goals
1 England Billy Sharp Sheffield United 29
2 England James Vaughan Bury 24
3 England Josh Morris Scunthorpe United 19
4 Flag of Republic Ireland Simon Cox Southend United 16
England Matty Taylor Bristol Rovers
6 England Lee Gregory Millwall 15
England Ian Henderson Rochdale
8 England David Ball Fleetwood Town 14
England Erhun Oztumer Walsall
10 England Alex Jones Bradford City/Port Vale 13
England Chris Maguire Oxford United
Flag of Republic Ireland Aiden O'Brien Millwall
England Josh Wright Gillingham

Monthly Awards

Month Manager of the Month Player of the Month
Manager Club Player Club
August England Phil Parkinson Bolton Wanderers England Josh Morris Scunthorpe United
September England David Flitcroft Bury England Josh Morris Scunthorpe United
October England Phil Parkinson Bolton Wanderers England Zach Clough Bolton Wanderers
November Scotland Graham Alexander Scunthorpe United Flag of Republic Ireland Jay O'Shea Chesterfield
December England Keith Hill Rochdale England Matty Lund Rochdale
January Germany Uwe Rösler Fleetwood Town England James Vaughan Bury
February England Neil Harris Millwall England Billy Sharp Sheffield United
March England Phil Parkinson Bolton Wanderers Flag of Portugal Filipe Morais Bolton Wanderers

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League One

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League Two

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National League

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National League North

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National League South

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