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25 Questions and Answers about the Football Championship

Questions

  1. Having previously been known as the Football League First Division, the EFL Championship was first introduced for which season?
  2. Can you name Norwich City's most famous joint majority shareholder?
  3. Which player holds the record for most goals scored in a Championship season with 30 goals in the 2012–13 season?
  4. Which three teams were relegated from the Championship in the 2019-20 season?
  5. Which club was runner-up to Wolverhampton Wanderers in the 2017–18 season?
  6. Which club won promotion to the Championship in 2015 under the management of Karl Robinson, but were relegated back to League One after just one season?
  7. Who are the first team be relegated to, relegated from, promoted to and promoted from the Championship?




  8. Which two 2020-21 season clubs have been in the Championship the longest, last being out of the division in the 2007–08 season?
  9. Who was the first non English manager to win EFL Championship Manager of the Month? (Hint: he won it in 2005)
  10. Who scored the goal that won the 2014 playoff final for QPR in the last minute of the game against Derby County?
  11. On 8 July 2017, which player did Wolverhampton Wanderers sign for a fee which was a club and league record?
  12. Which club competing in the 2020–21 season plays in the stadium with the highest capacity?
  13. And which club play in the football stadium with a capacity of just under 9,500?
  14. How many London based teams are there in the 2020-21 Championship season? Can you name them?
  15. Which country was the high scoring Aleksandar Mitrovic born in?
  16. As of 2021, which four clubs have all won the Championship twice?
  17. Which team play in the New York Stadium?
  18. On 5 August 2019, which player joined Brentford on a five-year contract for a club record £5.8 million fee?
  19. Which club gained promotion to the Premier League with a play-off final victory over Cardiff City in May 2010?
  20. Which team were promoted to the Championship in 2013 and relegated in bottom place in 2014?
  21. Which club has football's oldest ground in terms of continuous use out of any major league club?
  22. How many clubs who have played in the Football League Championship at any time since its formation have names starting with the letter 'W'?
  23. Which club formed in 1950, spent two seasons in the Championship until being relegated in 2018?
  24. In May 2012, which player signed for a Championship club for a non-League record transfer fee of £1 million?
  25. Which club holds the record for the most points gained in the professional league season with 106 points in the 2005–06 Football League Championship?



Answers:

  1. 2004–05 season
  2. Delia Smith
  3. Glenn Murray (then, Crystal Palace)
  4. Charlton Athletic, Wigan Athletic, and Hull City
  5. Cardiff City
  6. Milton Keynes Dons F.C.
  7. Norwich City
  8. Nottingham Forest and Derby County
  9. Tony Pulis (with Stoke City)
  10. Bobby Zamora
  11. Ruben Neeves
  12. Sheffield Wednesday (Hillsborough, with a 34,854 capacity)
  13. Wycombe Wanderers (Adams Park)
  14. Four. Brentford, Millwall, Queens Park Rangers, and Watford
  15. Serbia
  16. Newcastle United, Reading, Sunderland and Wolverhampton Wanderers
  17. Rotherham United
  18. Bryan Mbeumo
  19. Blackpool
  20. Yeovil Town



  21. Preston North End (Deepdale)
  22. Six (Watford, Wycombe Wanderers, Wolverhampton Wanderers, West Hanm United, Wigan Athletic, and West Bromwich Albion)
  23. Burton Albion
  24. Jamie Vardy (Leicester City)
  25. Reading