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How Championship clubs are predicted to vote on new options

How Championship clubs are predicted to vote on the new options which will either see the season resumed or cancelled based on PPG?

The EFL has confirmed that 51% of Championship, League One and League Two clubs need to agree for the campaign in each division to be curtailed.

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Under the unweighted points per game settle the outcome, the top two of Leeds and West Brom will achieve automatic promotion to the Premier League, while Fulham, Brentford, Nottingham Forest and Preston will compete in the play-offs.

Going down would be Charlton, Luton and Barnsley, or any of the relegation-threatened teams. Take a look at who might vote what below…


Barnsley have already written to their EFL their intention of not accepting relegation if the season is ended by PPG. Prediction: Resume.


Birmingham sit 16th in the Championship table, nine points away from the top six, but eight above the relegation zone. Prediction: Cancel.


Sit just three points away from reaching the playoffs. Of course they’re going to go for it if possible to. Prediction: Resume.


Brentford will want a chance of getting that automatic promotion spot. Prediction: Resume.

Bristol City

Chairman Steve Lansdown has already expressed that he wants the season to be played to a finish for a chance of being in the playoffs. Prediction: Resume.


Lee Bowyer has been vocal during this pandemic, he wants clubs to be promoted, *cough* ex-Leeds player *cough* – but doesn’t think relegation should be allowed. They are down if season ends via PPG option. Prediction: Resume.


Currently in contention of getting a play-off contention with just two points separating them from the top six. Fairplay to Neil Harris, great job he’s done this season. Prediction: Resume.


Playoffs isn’t impossible, but, owner Mel Morris’ previously spoke publicly about wanting to end the campaign. Prediction: Cancel.

We continue our look at how Championship clubs are predicted to vote on new options…


Either way, Fulham will no doubt get a play-off spot, but they still have a decent chance of getting into the top two. Prediction: Resume.


Hull vice-chairman Ehab Allam wrote to the EFL to outline his “serious concerns” over the proposed restart of the campaign next month. Prediction: Cancel.


Leeds chief executive Angus Kinnear claims it would be a ‘national embarrassment’ if the Championship was decided on points per games. Prediction: Resume.


Hatters CEO Gary Sweet wants the season to play out as PPG option has his side to get relegated. Prediction: Resume.


Despite being two points above the drop zone, Middlesbrough want to get the season back on. Prediction: Resume.


Millwall are two points outside the top six and ending it now would see them miss out on a playoff place. Prediction: Resume.

Nottingham Forest

In favour of resuming after a dodgy patch before the season was suspended in March. Have a good chance of finishing in the playoffs and just five points behind 2nd place West Brom. Prediction: Resume.


Peter Ridsdale, advisor to Preston owner Trevor Hemmings, wants to play out the remaining fixtures. They also sit in the playoffs. Prediction: Resume.


QPR boss Mark Warburton was the season to continue. They are six points away from the playoffs. Prediction: Resume.


Sit mid-table, not much to play for. Few wins gets them into the top half but that’s about it realistically. Prediction: Cancel.

Sheffield Wed

Sheffield Wednesday have been quiet on theirr views, though Garry Monk did state that a season resumption is being favoured. Prediction: Resume.


There is a possibility that Stoke will go down, ending it now and they survive, will want to focus on next season. Prediction: Cancel.


Just three points outside the top six and would love to replicate their form to how they started the season. Prediction: Resume.

West Brom

They know winning promotion on the pitch means it cannot be disputed, with any legal challenges to the season. Prediction: Resume.


Another club with no official word. Though Sam Morsy’s said the only fair way to decide the season is to finish it. They are 20th and two points above the relegation zone. Eek. Prediction: Resume.

The conclusion
Resume: 19 clubs (79.17%). Cancel: 5 clubs (20.83%).



  1. Matt

    27th May 2020 at 5:43 pm

    Huddersfield town?????

  2. Matt

    27th May 2020 at 5:44 pm


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