|Promoted|| Wolverhampton Wanderers |
|Relegated|| Barnsley |
|Goals scored||1,409 (2.55 per match)|
|Top goalscorer|| Matěj Vydra |
|Biggest home win|| Fulham 6–0 Burton Albion |
(20 January 2018)
|Biggest away win|| Burton Albion 0–5 Hull City |
(10 April 2018)
|Highest scoring|| Bristol City 5–5 Hull City |
(21 April 2018)
|Longest winning run||8 matches |
|Longest unbeaten run||23 matches |
|Longest winless run||16 matches |
|Longest losing run||8 matches |
|Highest attendance||41,745 |
Aston Villa 1–1 Derby County
(28 April 2018)
|Lowest attendance||2,750 |
Burton Albion 1–3 Reading
(30 January 2018)
2018–19 →All statistics correct as of 6 May 2018.
The 2017–18 EFL Championship (referred to as the Sky Bet Championship for sponsorship reasons) was the second season of the EFL Championship under its current name, and the twenty-sixth season under its current league structure.
The following teams had changed division since the 2016–17 season.
Promoted from League One
Relegated from Premier League
|Aston Villa||Birmingham||Villa Park||42,790|
|Birmingham City||Birmingham||St Andrew's||30,015|
|Bolton Wanderers||Bolton||Macron Stadium||28,723|
|Brentford||London (Brentford)||Griffin Park||12,300|
|Bristol City||Bristol||Ashton Gate||27,000|
|Burton Albion||Burton upon Trent||Pirelli Stadium||6,912|
|Cardiff City||Cardiff||Cardiff City Stadium||33,300|
|Derby County||Derby||Pride Park Stadium||33,600|
|Fulham||London (Fulham)||Craven Cottage||25,700|
|Hull City||Kingston upon Hull||KCOM Stadium||25,404|
|Ipswich Town||Ipswich||Portman Road||30,300|
|Leeds United||Leeds||Elland Road||37,890|
|Millwall||London (South Bermondsey)||The Den||20,146|
|Norwich City||Norwich||Carrow Road||27,220|
|Nottingham Forest||Nottingham||City Ground||30,445|
|Preston North End||Preston||Deepdale||23,408|
|Queens Park Rangers||London (Shepherd's Bush)||Loftus Road||18,439|
|Sheffield United||Sheffield||Bramall Lane||32,702|
|Sheffield Wednesday||Sheffield||Hillsborough Stadium||39,752|
|Sunderland||Sunderland||Stadium of Light||49,000|
|Aston Villa||Steve Bruce||John Terry||Under Armour||Unibet|
|Barnsley||José Morais||Andy Yiadom 3||Puma||C.K. Beckett|
|Birmingham City||Garry Monk||Michael Morrison||Adidas||888sport|
|Bolton Wanderers||Phil Parkinson||Darren Pratley||Macron||Betfred|
|Brentford||Dean Smith||John Egan||Adidas||LeoVegas|
|Bristol City||Lee Johnson||Bailey Wright||Bristol Sport||Lancer Scott|
|Burton Albion||Nigel Clough||Jake Buxton||TAG||Tempobet|
|Cardiff City||Neil Warnock||Sean Morrison||Adidas||Visit Malaysia|
|Derby County||Gary Rowett||Curtis Davies||Umbro||Avon Tyres|
|Fulham||Slaviša Jokanović||Tom Cairney||Adidas||Grosvenor Casinos|
|Hull City||Nigel Adkins||Michael Dawson||Umbro||SportPesa|
|Ipswich Town||Paul Hurst||Luke Chambers||Adidas||Marcus Evans|
|Leeds United||Paul Heckingbottom||Liam Cooper||Kappa||32Red|
|Middlesbrough||Tony Pulis||Grant Leadbitter||Adidas||Ramsdens Currency|
|Millwall||Neil Harris||Steve Morison||Erreà||DCS Roofing|
|Norwich City||Daniel Farke||Ivo Pinto 2||Erreà||LeoVegas|
|Nottingham Forest||Aitor Karanka||Chris Cohen||Adidas||888sport|
|Preston North End||Alex Neil||Greg Cunningham||Nike||Tempobet|
|Queens Park Rangers||Ian Holloway||Nedum Onuoha||Erreà||Royal Panda|
|Reading||Paul Clement||Liam Moore||Puma||Carabao|
|Sheffield United||Chris Wilder||Billy Sharp||Adidas||Teletext Holidays|
|Sheffield Wednesday||Jos Luhukay||Glenn Loovens||Elev8||Chansiri|
|Sunderland||Jack Ross||Lee Cattermole||Adidas||Dafabet|
|Wolverhampton Wanderers||Nuno Espírito Santo||Danny Batth||Puma||The Money Shop|
|Team||Outgoing manager||Manner of departure||Date of vacancy||Position in table||Incoming manager||Date of appointment|
|Norwich City||Alan Irvine||End of caretaker spell||7 May 2017[ citation needed ]||Pre-season||Daniel Farke||25 May 2017|
|Middlesbrough||Steve Agnew||21 May 2017[ citation needed ]||Garry Monk||9 June 2017|
|Sunderland||David Moyes||Resigned||22 May 2017||Simon Grayson||29 June 2017|
|Leeds United||Garry Monk||25 May 2017||Thomas Christiansen||15 June 2017|
|Hull City||Marco Silva||25 May 2017||Leonid Slutsky||9 June 2017|
|Wolverhampton Wanderers||Paul Lambert||Mutual consent||30 May 2017||Nuno Espírito Santo||31 May 2017|
|Preston North End||Simon Grayson||Signed by Sunderland||29 June 2017||Alex Neil||4 July 2017|
|Birmingham City||Harry Redknapp||Sacked||16 September 2017||23rd||Steve Cotterill||29 September 2017|
|Sunderland||Simon Grayson||31 October 2017||22nd||Chris Coleman||17 November 2017|
|Hull City||Leonid Slutsky||Mutual consent||3 December 2017||20th||Nigel Adkins||7 December 2017|
|Middlesbrough||Garry Monk||Sacked||23 December 2017||9th||Tony Pulis||26 December 2017|
|Sheffield Wednesday||Carlos Carvalhal||Mutual consent||24 December 2017||15th||Jos Luhukay||5 January 2018|
|Nottingham Forest||Mark Warburton||Sacked||31 December 2017||14th||Aitor Karanka||8 January 2018|
|Leeds United||Thomas Christiansen||4 February 2018||10th||Paul Heckingbottom||6 February 2018|
|Barnsley||Paul Heckingbottom||Signed by Leeds United||6 February 2018||21st||José Morais||16 February 2018|
|Birmingham City||Steve Cotterill||Sacked||3 March 2018||22nd||Garry Monk||4 March 2018|
|Reading||Jaap Stam||21 March 2018||18th||Paul Clement||23 March 2018|
|Ipswich Town||Mick McCarthy||Resigned||10 April 2018||12th||Paul Hurst||30 May 2018|
|Sunderland||Chris Coleman||Sacked||29 April 2018||24th||Jack Ross||25 May 2018|
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Promotion, qualification or relegation|
|1||Wolverhampton Wanderers (C, P)||46||30||9||7||82||39||+43||99||Promotion to the Premier League|
|2||Cardiff City (P)||46||27||9||10||69||39||+30||90|
|3||Fulham (O, P)||46||25||13||8||79||46||+33||88||Qualification for Championship play-offs|
|7||Preston North End||46||19||16||11||57||46||+11||73|
|16||Queens Park Rangers||46||15||11||20||58||70||−12||56|
|22||Barnsley (R)||46||9||14||23||48||72||−24||41||Relegation to EFL League One|
|23||Burton Albion (R)||46||10||11||25||38||81||−43||41|
|1||Matěj Vydra||Derby County||21|
|2||Lewis Grabban||Sunderland/Aston Villa||20|
|3||Bobby Reid||Bristol City||19|
|Leon Clarke||Sheffield United|
|5||Diogo Jota||Wolverhampton Wanderers||17|
|6||Martyn Waghorn||Ipswich Town||16|
|9||James Maddison||Norwich City||14|
|Albert Adomah||Aston Villa|
|Jarrod Bowen||Hull City|
|Abel Hernández||Hull City||Burton Albion||4–1||12 August 2017|
|Conor Hourihane||Aston Villa||Norwich City||4–2||19 August 2017|
|Kieran Dowell||Nottingham Forest||Hull City||3–2||28 October 2017|
|Leon Clarke 4||Sheffield United||Hull City||4–1||4 November 2017|
|Ryan Sessegnon||Fulham||Sheffield United||5–4||21 November 2017|
|Leon Clarke||Sheffield United||Fulham||4–5||21 November 2017|
|Matěj Vydra||Derby County||Middlesbrough||3–0||25 November 2017|
|Kemar Roofe||Leeds United||Queens Park Rangers||3–1||9 December 2017|
|Patrick Bamford||Middlesbrough||Leeds United||3–0||2 March 2018|
|Bobby Reid||Bristol City||Sheffield Wednesday||4–0||3 March 2018|
|James Maddison||Norwich City||Hull City||3–4||10 March 2018|
|Atdhe Nuhiu||Sheffield Wednesday||Norwich City||5–1||6 May 2018|
4Player scored 4 goals
|Month||Manager of the Month||Player of the Month||Reference|
|August||Neil Warnock||Cardiff City||Nathaniel Mendez-Laing||Cardiff City|
|September||Lee Johnson||Bristol City||Aden Flint||Bristol City|
|October||Gary Rowett||Derby County||Léo Bonatini||Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|November||Nuno Espírito Santo||Wolverhampton Wanderers||Leon Clarke||Sheffield United|
|December||Gary Rowett||Derby County||Scott Carson||Derby County|
|January||Steve Bruce||Aston Villa||Ryan Sessegnon||Fulham|
|February||Neil Warnock||Cardiff City||Oli McBurnie||Barnsley|
|March||Neil Warnock||Cardiff City||Aleksandar Mitrović||Fulham|
|April||Slaviša Jokanović||Fulham||Aleksandar Mitrović||Fulham|
|Aston Villa||Villa Park||42,790||32,097||26,631||41,745||75%|
|Birmingham City||St Andrew's||30,015||21,042||18,301||27,608||70%|
|Bolton Wanderers||Macron Stadium||28,723||15,887||13,113||21,097||55%|
|Bristol City||Ashton Gate||27,000||20,953||17,203||25,540||78%|
|Burton Albion||Pirelli Stadium||6,912||4,645||2,750||6,535||67%|
|Cardiff City||Cardiff City Stadium||33,300||20,164||15,951||32,478||61%|
|Derby County||Pride Park Stadium||33,600||27,175||23,296||31,196||81%|
|Hull City||KCOM Stadium||25,404||15,622||13,524||18,026||61%|
|Ipswich Town||Portman Road||30,300||16,271||13,061||24,928||54%|
|Leeds United||Elland Road||37,890||31,521||26,434||35,377||83%|
|Norwich City||Carrow Road||27,220||25,785||21,167||27,100||95%|
|Nottingham Forest||City Ground||30,445||24,680||20,596||29,106||81%|
|Preston North End||Deepdale||23,408||13,774||10,796||18,570||59%|
|Queens Park Rangers||Loftus Road||18,439||13,928||11,488||16,934||76%|
|Sheffield United||Bramall Lane||32,702||26,854||24,409||31,120||82%|
|Sunderland||Stadium of Light||49,000||27,635||24,894||31,237||56%|
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