2022–23 →All statistics correct as of pre-season.
The 2021–22 EFL Championship (referred to as the Sky Bet Championship for sponsorship reasons) is the 18th season of the Football League Championship under its current title and the 30th season under its current league division format.
The following teams have changed division since the 2020–21 season:
Promoted from League One
Relegated from the Premier League
Promoted to the Premier League
Relegated to League One
|Birmingham City||Birmingham||St Andrew's||29,409|
|Blackburn Rovers||Blackburn||Ewood Park||31,367|
|Bristol City||Bristol||Ashton Gate Stadium||27,000|
|Cardiff City||Cardiff||Cardiff City Stadium||33,280|
|Coventry City||Coventry||Coventry Building Society Arena||32,609|
|Derby County||Derby||Pride Park Stadium||33,600|
|Fulham||London (Fulham)||Craven Cottage||19,359|
|Huddersfield Town||Huddersfield||John Smith's Stadium||24,500|
|Hull City||Kingston upon Hull||KCOM Stadium||25,400|
|Luton Town||Luton||Kenilworth Road||10,356|
|Millwall||London (South Bermondsey)||The Den||20,146|
|Nottingham Forest||West Bridgford||City Ground||30,446|
|Peterborough United||Peterborough||Weston Homes Stadium||15,314|
|Preston North End||Preston||Deepdale||23,404|
|Queens Park Rangers||London (White City)||Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium||18,439|
|Sheffield United||Sheffield||Bramall Lane||32,050|
|Stoke City||Stoke-on-Trent||Bet365 Stadium||30,089|
|Swansea City||Swansea||Liberty Stadium||21,088|
|West Bromwich Albion||West Bromwich||The Hawthorns||26,850|
|Team||Manager||Captain||Kit manufacturer||Shirt sponsor|
|Barnsley||Valérien Ismaël||Alex Mowatt||Puma||The Investment Room|
|Birmingham City||Lee Bowyer||Harlee Dean||Nike||BoyleSports|
|Blackburn Rovers||Tony Mowbray||Elliott Bennett||Macron||Recoverite Compression|
|Blackpool||Neil Critchley||Chris Maxwell||Puma|| Blackpool Council |
Away: "Get Vocal")
|Bournemouth||TBC||Steve Cook||Umbro||MSP Capital|
|Bristol City||Nigel Pearson||Tomáš Kalas||Hummel||MansionBet|
|Cardiff City||Mick McCarthy||Sean Morrison||Adidas||Tourism Malaysia|
|Coventry City||Mark Robins||Liam Kelly||Hummel||BoyleSports|
|Derby County||Wayne Rooney||TBA||Umbro||32Red|
|Fulham||Scott Parker||Tom Cairney||Adidas||BetVictor|
|Huddersfield Town||Carlos Corberán||Jonathan Hogg||Umbro||Utilita|
|Hull City||Grant McCann||Richie Smallwood||Umbro||Giacom|
|Luton Town||Nathan Jones||Sonny Bradley||Umbro||JB Developments (home)|
Star Platforms (away)
|Middlesbrough||Neil Warnock||Jonny Howson||Hummel||32Red|
|Millwall||Gary Rowett||Alex Pearce||Macron||Huski Chocolate|
|Nottingham Forest||Chris Hughton||Michael Dawson||Macron||Boxt|
|Peterborough United||Darren Ferguson||Mark Beevers||Puma||Mick George Group|
|Preston North End||Frankie McAvoy||Alan Browne||Nike||TBA|
|Queens Park Rangers||Mark Warburton||TBA||Erreà||Senate Bespoke|
|Reading||Veljko Paunović||Liam Moore||Macron||Select Car Leasing|
|Sheffield United||Slaviša Jokanović||Billy Sharp||Adidas||Randox|
|Stoke City||Michael O'Neill||TBA||Macron||bet365|
|Swansea City||Steve Cooper||Matt Grimes||Joma||Swansea University|
|West Bromwich Albion||TBA||Jake Livermore||Puma||Ideal Heating|
|Team||Outgoing manager||Manner of departure||Date of vacancy||Position in table||Incoming manager||Date of appointment|
|West Bromwich Albion||Sam Allardyce||Resigned||23 May 2021||Pre-season|
|Sheffield United||Paul Heckingbottom||End of caretaker spell||Slaviša Jokanović||27 May 2021|
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Promotion, qualification or relegation|
|1||Barnsley||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Promotion to the Premier League|
|3||Blackburn Rovers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Qualification for Championship play-offs|
|18||Preston North End||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|19||Queens Park Rangers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|22||Stoke City||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Relegation to EFL League One|
|24||West Bromwich Albion||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
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