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Football League Championship
Founded 1888
Country England and Wales
Number of teams 24
Level on pyramid 2
Promotion to Premier League
Relegation to Football League One
Domestic cup(s) FA Cup
League cup(s) EFL Cup
International cup(s) UEFA Europa League
Current champions Newcastle United
(2016-17)
TV partners Sky Sports

The Football League Championship is the name of the English second division of football. often called The Championship for short, or the Sky Bet Football League Championship, as it is sponsored by Sky Bet.

2017–18 clubs

Champions

Season Champions Runner-up Third place
2000–01 Fulham Blackburn Rovers Bolton Wanderers
2001–02 Manchester City West Bromwich Albion Wolverhampton Wanderers
2002–03 Portsmouth Leicester City Sheffield United
2003–04 Norwich City West Bromwich Albion Sunderland
2004–05 Sunderland Wigan Athletic Ipswich Town
2005–06 Reading Sheffield United Watford
2006–07 Sunderland Birmingham City Derby County
2007–08 West Bromwich Albion Stoke City Hull City
2008–09 Wolverhampton Wanderers Birmingham City Sheffield United
2009–10 Newcastle United West Bromwich Albion Nottingham Forest
2010–11 Queens Park Rangers Norwich City Swansea City
2011–12 Reading Southampton West Ham United
2012–13 Cardiff City Hull City Watford
2013–14 Leicester City Burnley Derby County
2014–15 Bournemouth Watford Norwich City
2015–16 Burnley Middlesbrough Hull City
2016–17 Newcastle United Brighton & Hove Albion Huddersfield Town
2017–18 Wolverhampton Wanderers Cardiff City Fulham
2018–19 Norwich City Sheffield United Aston Villa

Former champions


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