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EFL League One

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EFL League One
Number of teams24
Level on pyramid3
Promotion toEFL Championship
Relegation toFootball League Two
Domestic cup(s)FA Cup
League cup(s)EFL Cup
EFL Trophy
Most championshipsWigan Athletic (2 wins)
TV partnersSky Sports
Quest (highlights only)
WebsiteOfficial Website

English Football League One (commonly known as EFL League One) is the third division of football in England. It was introduced in 2004, replacing the old Second Division.

TV Coverage

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Sky Sports currently shows matches on their channel, and all highlights are available on the Sky Sports website. In the US, some important matches are shown on ESPN, along with EFL Championship and EFL League Two matches. [1]

2020-21 season

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These are the teams of the 2020–21 season.

Club Finishing position last season Location Stadium Capacity[2]
Accrington Stanley 17th Accrington Crown Ground 5,057 (2,000 seated)
AFC Wimbledon 20th London (Merton) Plough Lane 9,300
Blackpool 13th Blackpool Bloomfield Road 17,338
Bristol Rovers 14th Bristol Memorial Stadium 12,300
Burton Albion 12th Burton upon Trent Pirelli Stadium 6,912 (2,034 seated)
Charlton Athletic 22nd in Championship (relegated) London (Charlton) The Valley 27,111
Crewe Alexandra 2nd in League Two (promoted) Crewe Gresty Road 10,180
Doncaster Rovers 9th Doncaster Keepmoat Stadium 15,231
Fleetwood Town 6th Fleetwood Highbury Stadium 5,311 (2,701 seated)
Gillingham 10th Gillingham Priestfield Stadium 11,582
Hull City 24th in Championship (relegated) Kingston upon Hull KCOM Stadium 25,586
Ipswich Town 11th Ipswich Portman Road 30,311
Lincoln City 16th Lincoln Sincil Bank 10,307
Milton Keynes Dons 19th Milton Keynes Stadium MK 30,500
Northampton Town 7th in League Two (promoted via play-offs) Northampton PTS Academy Stadium 7,798
Oxford United 4th Oxford Kassam Stadium 12,500
Peterborough United 7th Peterborough London Road 15,314
Plymouth Argyle 3rd in League Two (promoted) Plymouth Home Park 18,600
Portsmouth 5th Portsmouth Fratton Park 21,100
Rochdale 18th Rochdale Spotland 10,249
Shrewsbury Town 15th Shrewsbury New Meadow 9,875
Sunderland 8th Sunderland Stadium of Light 48,707
Swindon Town 1st in League Two (promoted) Swindon County Ground 15,728
Wigan Athletic 23rd in Championship (relegated) Wigan DW Stadium 25,138


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Season Champions Runner-up Third place
2004/05 Luton Town Hull City Tranmere Rovers
2005/06 Southend United Colchester United Brentford
2006/07 Scunthorpe United Bristol City Blackpool
2007/08 Swansea City Nottingham Forest Doncaster Rovers
2008/09 Leicester City Peterborough United Milton Keynes Dons
2009/10 Norwich City Leeds United Millwall
2010/11 Brighton & Hove Albion Southampton Huddersfield Town
2011/12 Charlton Athletic Sheffield Wednesday Sheffield United
2012/13 Doncaster Rovers Bournemouth Yeovil Town
2013/14 Wolverhampton Wanderers Brentford Rotherham United
2014/15 Bristol City Milton Keynes Dons Preston North End
2015/16 Wigan Athletic Burton Albion Barnsley
2016/17 Sheffield United Bolton Wanderers Millwall
2017/18 Wigan Athletic Blackburn Rovers Rotherham United
2018/19 Luton Town Barnsley Charlton Athletic
2019/20 Coventry City Rotherham United Wycombe Wanderers
2020/21 Hull City Peterborough United


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  1. "ESPN to broadcast English league games". ESPN.com. 3 August 2017.
  2. "Football Ground Guide". Football Ground Guide. Retrieved 30 November 2016.
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