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EFL permutations: Championship, League One & League Two titles, promotion & relegations

28 April 2023

As we approach the end of the 2022/23 campaign, it's time to dust off the calculators and take a look at all the potential movements across the divisions this midweek...

Sky Bet Championship

Burnley won promotion back to the Premier League with a 2-1 victory over Middlesbrough on Good Friday. The Clarets secured the title after beating local rivals Blackburn Rovers 1-0 at Ewood Park.

Sheffield United were promoted following a 2-0 victory West Bromwich Albion.

Luton TownMiddlesbrough, Coventry City and Sunderland have guaranteed finishing in the top six.

Blackpool, Wigan Athletic and Reading are relegated to Sky Bet League One.

Sky Bet League One

Plymouth Argyle and Ipswich Town sealed promotion with victories against Burton Albion and Exeter City respectively on the last weekend in April. Argyle secured the title with a win at Port Vale on the final day of the campaign.

With Sheffield Wednesday, Barnsley and Bolton already guaranteeing their Play-Off spots, Peterborough United claimed sixth position by beating Barnsley on the season finale, while Derby County missed out after slipping to a narrow 1-0 defeat to Sheffield Wednesday. 

Forest Green Rovers became the first EFL team to be relegated from League One. On Sunday, Accrington Stanley, Morecambe and MK Dons all suffered relegation, while Cambridge United overcame Forest Green to steer themselves to safety.

Sky Bet League Two

Leyton Orient have secured promotion to League One and are champions. Stevenage have been promoted after a 2-0 win against Grimsby Town.

Northampton Town were promoted on the final day with victory over Tranmere Rovers.

Stockport County had to make do with a Play-Off spot and they are joined by Carlisle United, Bradford City and Salford City. Mansfield missed out on a top-seven finish on goal difference - one more goal would have seen them replace Salford.

Rochdale and Hartlepool United have been relegated.

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