EFL Championship

Publication date: 02 Sep 2022

About the English Football League Championship

The English Football League Championship is the top division of the Premier League and the second highest division after the Premier League. It takes place every year. The season starts in July and finishes in May. There are 24 teams in the tournament.

Official EFL Championship website

2022/2023 English Football League Championship

The 19th season of the EFL Championship started on 29 July 2022 and will finish on 6 May 2023. The tournament will take place in 23 cities. From November 12 to December 10, 2022, the tournament will take a break due to the FIFA World Cup Qatar. 

History of the English Football League Championship

The English Football League Championship was founded in 2004 to replace the Football League First Division. After the alterations, the Sunderland team won the first season of the Championships.

Coca-Cola was a sponsor of the Premier League until the 2009/2010 season.

From 2010, Npower was announced as the new title sponsor and from the 2010/2011 season the championship was called the Npower Championship.

From 2013, the Sky Bet betting company announced the signing of a five-year contract to sponsor the EFL Championship. The prefix Sky Bet appeared in the Football League’s name.

Previous EFL Championship season results

The year Venue Results/ Winning team
2021/2022 England Fulham F.C.
2020/2021 England Norwich City F.C.
2019/2020 England Leeds United F.C.

2023/2024 EFL Championship

Information on dates and venues for the next season of the EFL Championship is being clarified.

Keep an eye on the dates of football tournaments and other events in our Sports Events Calendar.

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