|Team||Final position||BBC prediction|
|Norwich City||1||11 (+10)|
|Sheffield United||2||10 (+9)|
|Leeds United||3||6 (+3)|
|West Bromwich Albion||4||4 (=)|
|Aston Villa||5||8 (+3)|
|Derby County||6||3 (-3)|
|Bristol City||8||14 (+6)|
|Nottingham Forest||9||5 (-4)|
|Swansea City||10||7 (-3)|
|Sheffield Wednesday||12||13 (+1)|
|Hull City||13||20 (+7)|
|Preston North End||14||12 (-2)|
|Blackburn Rovers||15||17 (+2)|
|Stoke City||16||1 (-15)|
|Birmingham City||17||18 (+1)|
|Wigan Athletic||18||19 (+1)|
|Queens Park Rangers||19||15 (-4)|
|Rotherham United||22||24 (+2)|
|Bolton Wanderers||23||23 (=)|
|Ipswich Town||24||22 (-2)|
Championship 2018-19: How did BBC Sport journalists fare with season's predictions?
Written by The Newsroom on May 29, 2019
</figure><p class="sp-story-body__introduction">At the start of the season, we gave you the opportunity to <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/44700925">have a go at predicting the final Championship table.</a></p>
A group of 23 BBC Sport journalists who cover Championship football on a regular basis were asked to make their own predictions – and their forecasts were combined to make a final table.
So how did they fare?
In 2017-18, we failed to select a single club in their correct finishing position. We did slightly better in 2018-19, with two correct predictions (West Bromwich Albion and Bolton) and 13 other clubs finishing within three places of our initial forecast.
The less said about our choices for automatic promotion, the better, but we will touch on that later…
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