Ranked! The 10 best Championship teams EVER, by points total

Reading lift the Championship trophy in 2006
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The best Championship teams ever is a funny category. They are, by definition, fleeting – off to the promised lands of Premier League riches. There can be no eras of dominance, and no expectation that their successes carry on in the top flight.

Made up of clubs developed from the lower reaches of the Football League, and, more often than not, by sides looking to bounce back to the top flight, the best Championship teams usually steamroll the rest of the division with such ease that promotion is wrapped up by Easter.

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Ryan Dabbs
Staff writer

Ryan is a staff writer for FourFourTwo, joining the team full-time in October 2022. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before eventually earning himself a position with FourFourTwo permanently. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer while a Trainee News Writer at Future.