Championship preview

Last updated : 28 February 2009 By Bladesmadeditor
Coca Cola Championship
7th and 2nd place will battle it out for the points to push themselves higher up the table and to close the gap on the leaders respectively. Ten other matches will be played on Saturday whilst Doncaster Rovers play Derby on Friday night.

The full fixtures are below:

Saturday 28th February 2009:

Barnsley vs QPR
Bristol City vs Blackpool
Burnley vs Sheff Wed
Norwich vs Coventry
Preston vs Ipswich
Reading vs Forest
Southampton vs Cardiff
Swansea vs Charlton
Watford vs Palace
Wolves vs Plymouth

Sunday 1st March 2009:

Sheff Utd vs Birmingham

The league table is published below:

Latest match Wednesday,
25th February 2009
1Wolverhampton Wanderers 341142371983629261978664564+21
2Birmingham City 3411332313674171617107402961+11
3Reading 321232371055521181787582859+30
4Cardiff City 3194223114102201713144432853+15
5Bristol City 346832419836201814119443753+7
6Preston North End 3412232514368202815811454253+3
7Sheffield United 337452216764231514109453152+14
8Burnley 3495325175572229141010474652+1
9Swansea City 338813416475152012156493651+13
10Ipswich Town 3467423167462521131110483750+11
11Queens Park Rangers 339432215386121712129343248+2
12Sheffield Wednesday 3495322103410143512913364545-9
13Crystal Palace 327542214538202312812423744+5
14Coventry City 3375521204661619111111373944-2
15Derby County 327452317448172611813404341-3
16Doncaster Rovers 336559105210182811715273840-11
17Blackpool 344581927566152191114344838-14
18Watford 3283530242311162910616465336-7
19Barnsley 3264619154210112610616304136-11
20Plymouth Argyle 34548212545810199916314436-13
21Nottingham Forest 344671722449192881016365034-14
22Norwich City 346562923241115308917445333-9
23Southampton 332781623538162871016325131-19
24Charlton Athletic 335472227141212286819345526-21
Colour key
League ChampionsRelegation place(s)Team(s) to be transferred
Promotion place(s)Play-off place(s)Team(s) set to merge
Position ordering
Teams level on both goal difference and goals scored are initially ordered according to the results of any matches played between one another.