As it’s Christmas and because we’re also at the halfway point in the English Football league 2018/19 season, we have taken a look at the Championship league leaders from the past 10 years and where they ended up finishing.
Take a look at the year, which teams were top of the league at that time and their final league position that season below and on the next few pages…
2008 – WOLVES
In the 2008/09 season, Wolverhampton Wanderers were top of the Championship at Christmas.
They ended up finishing in 1st and crowned champions.
— Wolves Pictures (@WolvesPictures) July 2, 2013
2009 – NEWCASTLE UNITED
In the 2009/10 season, Newcastle United were top of the Championship at Christmas.
They also ended up finishing in 1st and crowned champions.
— Rafa's ⚫️ & ⚪️ Army (@NUFC_Fan_) July 7, 2016
Take a look at more of those who were top at Christmas and their final league positions on the next page.