Championship LIVE: Follow all the drama from final day including Brentford and West Brom – latest updates

IT'S all to play for in the Championship as clubs get ready for a frantic final set of fixtures.

West Brom are back in the driving seat for the automatic places and will be promoted tonight if they beat Barnsley, while fourth-bottom Charlton face champions Leeds.

  • Start time: 7.30pm (all games)
  • Automatic promotion chasers: West Brom, Brentford, Fulham.
  • Play-off hopefuls: Nottingham Forest, Cardiff, Swansea.
  • Current bottom three: Luton, Barnsley, Hull.

Follow all the drama as it happen with our live blog below…



    Raya, Henry, Pinnock, Norgaard, Benrahma, Watkins, Dasilva, Marcondes, Jansson, Mbuemo,Dalsgaard.


    Lumley, Kakay, Masterson, Barbet, Manning, Cameron, Ball, Amos, Osayi-Samuel, Eze, Chair.


    Johnstone, Furlong, Ajayi, Bartley, O'Shea, Sawyers, Livermore (C), Pereira, Krovinovic, Diangana, Robinson.


    Brentford have failed to score in their last two home league games against Barnsley, as many as their previous 17 at home.

    Barnsley have only lost one of their last five league meetings with Brentford, although this defeat came in the reverse fixture in September (W2 D2).

    Brentford’s Said Benrahma could record his 50th goal involvement in the EFL – no player has been involved in more goals in the Championship since his debut in August 2018 (49 – 27 goals, 22 assists).


    West Bromwich Albion’s last win on the final day of a league campaign came back in the 2007-08 when they beat opponents QPR 2-0; since then, the Baggies have drawn five and lost six of their 11 games on the final day, losing each of the last three in a row.


    Welcome to the live blog for the Sky Bet Championships penultimate fixtures for this season, we will be focusing on the games which could define seasons.

    Slaven Bilic’s West Brom will be hoping to bounce back and finally secure the second place automatic promotion spot after a disappointing loss last week to Huddersfield.

    West Brom face QPR tonight who have had a rather disappointing season where they currently lie in 14th.

    Brentford are looking to snatch the last automatic promotion spot from West Brom face relegation threatened Barnsley.

    A win for Barnsley could see them jump just out of the relegation zone depending on how results go tonight.

    Brentford could seal Premier League promotion tonight if they win and West Brom fail to.

    A equally important night lays ahead for Fulham, who depending on results could see them steal the last automatic promotion spot and return to the top flight if West Brom lose and Brentford draw or lose.

    Fulham face Wigan who will receive a 12 point deduction once tonight is over, a loss for Wigan could see them drop into the relegation zone.

    Sky Bet Championship champions Leeds United will lift the Championship title tonight confirming their return to the top flight of English football for the first time since 1999.

    This game holds equal weight for their opponents tonight Charlton who need to avoid defeat and hope that those below them lose so they can remain in the second tier.

    Another promotion hopeful team in Cardiff City could confirm their spot in the Championship Play-Offs if they manage to beat rock bottom Hull City.

    Cardiff will be looking to get promoted straight back up to the Premier League after last season’s relegation.

    Reading host Play-Off hopefuls Swansea who sit three points off of Cardiff, they’ll be hoping their fellow Welsh side fall to a defeat tonight in order to steal the last spot.

    Luton host Blackburn, a result for Luton and a defeat for Charlton would see them survive the drop.

    Blackburn sit comfortably in midtable with nothing to play for, Luton fans will certainly be hoping Leeds defeat Charlton tonight.

    Birmingham face a possible fight for survival, the Blues could see themselves relegated if they fail to beat Derby tonight and both Charlton and Luton manage to win.

    A night filled with action, teams will have their fates sealed, promotion bids will be crushed or made a reality, some will be heartbroken or breathing a sigh of relief.

    Stay with us for all the latest updates.

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