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How the 24 teams in the Championship rank in the average away attendance table

The Championship took a pause this weekend with attention on the FA Cup, after a busy festive period that saw three games in just over a week. Several second-tier teams dropped out of the Cup with QPR and Rotherham United knocked out by lower league opposition.

Supporting your team away from home is tough, especially when there is a Cost of Living Crisis, and some fans are having to choose whether they can continue following their team. All 24 clubs have something different to offer to the league, there are local derbies, and there are also teams that are punching well above their weight.

The likes of Sheffield United, Middlesbrough and Sunderland have all been in the Premier League and want to get back there. In Sunderland’s case, they’re really enjoying their season back in the second tier after spending the last few years in League One, finally overcoming their play-off hoodoo.

Some clubs are positioned better than others, like Midlands clubs, who do not have to rack up long trips, compared to some other teams. For Bristol City, their closest away match this season has been Reading, in which they took a healthy following. Their Severnside Derby matches with Cardiff City and Swansea City aren’t until March, and they will be expected to sell out.

Here is how all 24 Championship teams stack up when it comes to away followings, with some surprises and some obvious. These are based on what Football League website The 72 and fans page The Away Fans have found after accumalating data over the course of the season.

The likes of Sheffield United, Middlesbrough and Sunderland have all been in the Premier League and want to get back there. In Sunderland’s case, they’re really enjoying their season back in the second tier after spending the last few years in League One, finally overcoming their play-off hoodoo.

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