Championship preview

Last updated : 30 January 2009 By Bladesmadeditor
Coca Cola Championship
Saturday 31st January 2009:

Bristol City vs Barnsley
Burnley vs Charlton
Cardiff vs Nottingham Forest
Crystal Palace vs Blackpool
Derby vs Coventry
Ipswich vs Plymouth
Preston vs Sheffield United
QPR vs Reading
Sheffield Wednesday vs Birmingham (17:20 kick-off)
Southampton vs Swansea
Wolverhampton vs Watford

The current league table is below:
Latest match Wednesday,
28th January 2009
1Wolverhampton Wanderers 291022291383428231856573659+21
2Reading 29122137854521181766582657+32
3Birmingham City 291023201265316141676362655+10
4Cardiff City 288322111492181512124392648+13
5Sheffield United 29744211464419121388402647+14
6Preston North End 2911032313357192514510423847+4
7Queens Park Rangers 29932211236610151298312745+4
8Swansea City 296812815464131610145413144+10
9Burnley 297432115537202712710414243-1
10Ipswich Town 29554201464522171199423142+11
11Crystal Palace 287432213437172011710393340+6
12Bristol City 283831818635161691183434380
13Sheffield Wednesday 29842198249123310811314138-10
14Coventry City 295551819455141691010323537-3
15Blackpool 294561722455121681011293834-9
16Plymouth Argyle 2853618174379169613273333-6
17Nottingham Forest 29456141744618228912323933-7
18Barnsley 29636191532910249515293932-10
19Norwich City 296452720221011258615384530-7
20Watford 297352824131013268615415030-9
21Doncaster Rovers 284456942914238614203230-12
22Derby County 28545171524811257813284029-12
23Southampton 29167101853716266914264427-18
24Charlton Athletic 294472027131010245717305122-21
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.

Championship reaction will follow after Saturday's games.