The Football League Championship (often referred to as the Championship for short, or the Sky Bet Championship for sponsorship reasons) is the second-highest division overall in the English football league system after the Premier League. Each year, the top finishing teams in the Championship are promoted to the Premier League, and the lowest finishing teams are relegated. The Football League Championship, which was introduced for the 2004–05 season, was previously known as the Football League First Division (1992–2004), and before that was known as Division Two (1892–1992). The winners of the Championship receive the Football League Championship trophy, the same trophy as the old First Division champions were handed prior to the Premier League's inception in 1992. The Championship is the wealthiest non-top flight football division in the world and the seventh richest division in Europe. The average match attendance for the 2011–12 season was 17,738, which also makes it the most-watched secondary league in the world. In the 2013–14 season, Leicester City were the division champions, Burnley were the runners up. At present (2014–15 season), Ipswich Town hold the longest tenure in the Championship, last being out of the division in the 2001–02 season when they were relegated from the Premier League.




(Soccer) English League Championship SCHEDULE
SCHEDULE DATE HOME MATCHUP AWAY LOCATION  TIME WATCH LINK
06 Aug 21 Bournemouth - West Brom Vitality Stadium @ 6:45pm Watch Live
07 Aug 21 Blackburn - Swansea Ewood Park @ 2:00pm Watch Live
07 Aug 21 Bristol City - Blackpool Ashton Gate @ 2:00pm Watch Live
07 Aug 21 Cardiff - Barnsley Cardiff City Stadium @ 2:00pm Watch Live
07 Aug 21 Derby - Huddersfield To Pride Park Stadium @ 2:00pm Watch Live
07 Aug 21 Luton - Peterboro Kenilworth Road @ 2:00pm Watch Live
07 Aug 21 Preston - Hull Deepdale @ 2:00pm Watch Live
07 Aug 21 QPR - Millwall Kiyan Prince Foundat @ 2:00pm Watch Live
07 Aug 21 Sheffield Unite - Birmingham Bramall Lane @ 7:00pm Watch Live
07 Aug 21 Stoke - Reading bet365 Stadium @ 2:00pm Watch Live
Latest Results Stoke - Reading bet365 Stadium @ 2:00pm Watch Live
29 May 21 Brentford  2 - 0 Swansea Wembley Stadium Watch Live
22 May 21 Swansea  1 - 1 Barnsley Liberty Stadium Watch Live
22 May 21 Brentford  3 - 1 Bournemouth Brentford Community Watch Live
17 May 21 Barnsley  0 - 1 Swansea Oakwell Watch Live
17 May 21 Bournemouth  1 - 0 Brentford Vitality Stadium Watch Live
08 May 21 Watford  2 - 0 Swansea Vicarage Road Watch Live
08 May 21 Reading  2 - 2 Huddersfield To Madejski Stadium Watch Live
08 May 21 QPR  3 - 1 Luton Kiyan Prince Foundat Watch Live
08 May 21 Nottingham F.  1 - 2 Preston The City Ground Watch Live
08 May 21 Middlesbrough  0 - 3 Wycombe Riverside Stadium Watch Live
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