The second division of English football, the SkyBet Championship, though not as glamorous as the Barclays Premier League, is still among the most popular football leagues . It is the wealthiest non-top flight football league in the world and the seventh richest league in Europe. Moreover, the teams battle to finish at the helm since the top teams at the end of the season are promoted to the prestigious and cash-rich English Premier League. The top two sides get a direct qualification, while the next four teams play in the Championship playoffs. The thirdplaced team plays against the sixthplaced team while the fourth placed plays against the fifthplaced one. The respective winners lock horns with each other to determine who will be the third team to make it to the top flight of English football.The Championship table currently looks as shown below:

With the season nearing its end, here’s a look at the Championship teams who are most likely to qualify for the 2017-18 edition of the Premier League:

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