Category: Championship

Five Championship youngsters to keep an eye on in 2021/22 and beyond
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Five Championship youngsters to keep an eye on in 2021/22 and beyond

For the purpose of this article, a ‘youngster’ is a player aged 21 or under as of August 1st 2021. Brennan Johnson (Nottingham Forest) After watching him shine in League One last season, Chris Hughton will be hoping that Brennan Johnson can take the Championship by storm this time around. The Wales International is being...

The Championship’s 30-goal men
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The Championship’s 30-goal men

It’s 17 years since ‘Division One’ became the ‘Championship’. In that time, only two men have scored 30 goals (or more) in a single Championship season. Glenn Murray was the first to achieve the feat, as his goals fired Crystal Palace towards promotion in 2012/13. The Cumbrian, who joined Palace from their arch-rivals Brighton in...

How many points do you need to reach ‘the promised land’?
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How many points do you need to reach ‘the promised land’?

Automatic promotion from the Championship to the Premier League. For many EFL fans, the above statement is just a dream but, for the lucky few, it’s a reality. Granted, going up through the play-offs is often seen as the ‘sexy’ way to win promotion, but the play-offs are fraught with danger and, for three in...