Championship preview 7/3/09

Last updated : 06 March 2009 By Bladesmadeditor
Coca Cola Championship
Wolves who are currently the top dogs of the league visit Sheffield to take on the Owls. Wednesday who were on the losing end of a 2:1 scoreline between Reading on Tuesday night will face a stern test in the shape of Wanderers. Meanwhile the Royals visit in form Plymouth and Birmingham are in for a trick test when they face Southampton whom recently thrashed play-off hopefuls Ipswich 3:0 on their own turf. Burnley and Coventry are in FA Cup action.

The set of fixtures are below:

Saturday 7th March 2009:

Birmingham vs Southampton
Blackpool vs Norwich
Cardiff vs Doncaster
Charlton vs Watford
C Palace vs Preston
Derby vs Bristol City
N Forest vs Swansea
Plymouth vs Reading
QPR vs Sheff Utd
Sheff Wed vs Wolves

The current league standings are below:

Latest match Wednesday,
4th March 2009
1Wolverhampton Wanderers 361143372093630262079674667+21
2Birmingham City 3612332413675181818108423164+11
3Reading 341233371165523191888603062+30
4Sheffield United 358452417864251616109493358+16
5Cardiff City 33104226124103201814145463056+16
6Preston North End 3613232816369213016812494656+3
7Burnley 36954272165723291510115050550
8Bristol City 3669324198372019141210443854+6
9Swansea City 358913517485172212176523953+13
10Ipswich Town 3667523197472724131112504350+7
11Queens Park Rangers 35944221638713191212113535480
12Sheffield Wednesday 3695423124410183713914414948-8
13Coventry City 3575622225661820121112404247-2
14Doncaster Rovers 3575511116210202913715314046-9
15Crystal Palace 347552215539202512814424044+2
16Derby County 347552519449182811914434742-4
17Plymouth Argyle 366482326558111911916344542-11
18Nottingham Forest 3656719235492028101016395140-12
19Watford 3493532242312173111617495539-6
20Barnsley 3474621164211122911617334539-12
21Blackpool 364591928576152191215344939-15
22Southampton 353781723638192891016365137-15
23Norwich City 366573025341116309918465536-9
24Charlton Athletic 355482329151213296920365827-22
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.