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The Football League 2008–09 (called Coca-Cola Football League for sponsorship reasons), was the seventeenth season under its current league division format. It began in August 2008 and concluded on the 25th of May 2009, with the promotion play-off finals. The winners of the Championship in 2009 are Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Promotion and relegationEdit

Start of seasonEdit

Teams promoted to Premier League 2008-09

Teams promoted from League One 2007-08

End of seasonEdit

Teams relegated from Premier League 2008-09

Teams relegated to League One 2009-10

Final league tableEdit

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GD Pts Comments
1 Template:Nobr 46 27 9 10 80 52 +28 90 Promotion to Premier League
2 Template:Nobr 46 23 14 9 54 37 +17 83
3 Template:Nobr 46 22 14 10 64 39 +25 80 Qualification to League Championship playoffs
4 Template:Nobr 46 21 14 11 72 40 +32 77
5 Template:Nobr 46 21 13 12 72 60 +12 76
6 Template:Nobr 46 21 11 14 66 54 +12 74
7 Template:Nobr 46 19 17 10 65 53 +12 74
8 Template:Nobr 46 16 20 10 63 50 +13 68
9 Template:Nobr 46 17 15 14 62 53 +9 66
10 Template:Nobr 46 15 16 15 54 54 0 61
11 Template:Nobr 46 15 16 15 42 44 -2 61
12 Template:Nobr 46 16 13 17 51 58 -7 61
13 Template:Nobr 46 16 10 20 68 72 -4 58
14 Template:Nobr 46 17 7 22 43 54 -11 58
15 Template:Nobr 46 15 12 19 52 55 -3 56*
16 Template:Nobr 46 13 17 16 47 58 -11 56
17 Template:Nobr 46 13 15 18 49 60 -11 54
18 Template:Nobr 46 14 12 20 55 67 -12 54
19 Template:Nobr 46 13 14 19 50 65 -15 53
20 Template:Nobr 46 13 13 20 46 59 -13 52
21 Template:Nobr 46 13 12 21 44 57 -13 51
22 Template:Nobr (R) 46 12 10 24 57 70 -13 46 Relegated to League One
23 Template:Nobr (R) 46 10 15 21 46 69 -23 45
24 Template:Nobr (R) 46 8 15 23 52 74 -22 39

Source: Unknown
Rules for classification:Template:Unicode1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd goals scored.
* Crystal Palace deducted one point for fielding an ineligible player.
P = Position; Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points;
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (Q) = Qualified to respective tournament; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.

Football League Championship 2008-09 Winners
Wolverhampton Wanderers
1st Championship title
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Play-offsEdit

Semi-finals Final
                           
  6  Preston North End  1 0 (1)  
3  Sheffield United  1 1 (2)  
   Sheffield United 0
   Burnley 1
5  Burnley  2 1 (3)
  4  Reading  0 0 (0)  

Top goalscorersEdit

Scorer Goals Team
Rickie Lambert 29 Bristol Rovers
Simon Cox Swindon Town
Matty Fryatt 27 Leicester City
Jermaine Beckford Leeds United
Gary Hooper 24 Scunthorpe United
Craig Mackail-Smith 23 Peterborough United
Lee Hughes 18 Oldham Athletic
Aaron McLean Peterborough United
Joel Porter Hartlepool United
Paul Hayes 17 Scunthorpe United

External links and referencesEdit

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Football League Championship seasons

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