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2013/14 Championship Guide

Posted: Mon 24 Jun 2013
Author: Leicester City

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LCFC.com brings you a club-by-club guide to the 2013/14 Football League Championship...

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Team Name: Barnsley

Website: www.barnsleyfc.co.uk

Manager: David Flitcroft

Captain: Bobby Hassell

Top Scorer 2012/13: Chris Dagnall – 10 goals

Stadium: Oakwell (23,009)

Distance from King Power Stadium: 83 miles

Last season: 21st

Title odds: 100/1

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Team Name: Birmingham City

Website: www.bcfc.com

Manager: Lee Clark

Captain: Curtis Davies

Top Scorer 2012/13: Marlon King – 14 goals

Stadium: St Andrew’s (31,079)

Distance from King Power Stadium: 44 miles

Last season: 12th

Title odds: 20/1

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Team Name: Blackburn Rovers

Website: www.rovers.co.uk

Manager: Gary Bowyer

Captain: Scott Dann

Top Scorer 2012/13: Jordan Rhodes – 28 goals

Stadium: Ewood Park (31,154)

Distance from King Power Stadium: 136 miles

Last season: 17th

Title odds: 18/1

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Team Name: Blackpool

Website: www.blackpoolfc.co.uk

Manager: Paul Ince

Captain: TBC

Top Scorer 2012/13: Tom Ince – 18 goals

Stadium: Bloomfield Road (17,338)

Distance from King Power Stadium: 150 miles

Last season: 15th

Title odds: 33/1

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Team Name: Bolton Wanderers

Website: www.bwfc.co.uk

Manager: Dougie Freedman

Captain: TBC

Top Scorer 2012/13: Chris Eagles

Stadium: Reebok Stadium (28,100)

Distance from King Power Stadium: 126 miles

Last season: 7th

Title odds: 10/1

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Team Name: Bournemouth

Website: www.afcb.co.uk

Manager: Eddie Howe

Captain: Tommy Elphick

Top Scorer 2012/13: Brett Pitman – 19 goals

Stadium: Dean Court (10,700)

Distance from King Power Stadium: 167 miles

Last season: 2nd (League 1)

Title odds: 16/1

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Team Name: Brighton and Hove Albion

Website: www.seagulls.co.uk

Manager: Gus Poyet

Captain: Gordon Green

Top Scorer 2012/13: Craig Mackail-Smith – 11 goals

Stadium: The AMEX (30,750)

Distance from King Power Stadium: 165 miles

Last season: 4th

Title odds: 14/1

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Team Name: Burnley

Website: www.burnleyfootballclub.com

Manager: Sean Dyche

Captain: Jason Shackell

Top Scorer 2012/13: Charlie Austin – 28 goals

Stadium: Turf Moor (22,546)

Distance from King Power Stadium: 132 miles

Last season: 11th

Title odds: 40/1

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Team Name: Charlton Athletic

Website: www.cafc.co.uk

Manager: Chris Powell

Captain: Johnnie Jackson

Top Scorer 2012/13: Johnnie Jackson, Yann Kermorgant – 12 goals

Stadium: The Valley (27,111)

Distance from King Power Stadium: 109 miles

Last season: 9th

Title odds: 28/1

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Team Name: Derby County

Website: www.dcfc.co.uk

Manager: Nigel Clough

Captain: Richard Keogh

Top Scorer 2012/13: Jamie Ward – 12 goals

Stadium: Pride Park (33,597)

Distance from King Power Stadium: 35 miles

Last season: 10th

Title odds: 28/1

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Team Name: Doncaster Rovers

Website: www.doncasterrovers.co.uk

Manager: Paul Dickov

Captain: Rob Jones

Top Scorer 2012/13: Billy Paynter – 13 goals

Stadium: Keepmoat Stadium (15,231)

Distance from King Power Stadium: 76 miles

Last season: 1st (League 1)

Title odds: 125/1

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Team Name: Huddersfield Town

Website: www.htafc.com

Manager: Mark Robins

Captain: Peter Clarke

Top Scorer 2012/13: James Vaughan – 14 goals

Stadium: John Smith’s Stadium (24,500)

Distance from King Power Stadium: 97 miles

Last season: 19th

Title odds: 50/1

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Team Name: Ipswich Town

Website: www.itfc.co.uk

Manager: Mick McCarthy

Captain: Carlos Edwards

Top Scorer 2012/13: Daryl Murphy – 7 goals

Stadium: Portman Road (30,311)

Distance from King Power Stadium: 123 miles

Last season: 14th

Title odds: 16/1

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Team Name: Leeds United

Website: www.leedsunited.com

Manager: Brian McDermott

Captain: Lee Peltier

Top Scorer 2012/13: Luciano Becchio – 19 goals

Stadium: Elland Raod (39,460)

Distance from King Power Stadium: 101 miles

Last season: 13th

Title odds: 16/1

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Team Name: Leicester City

Website: www.lcfc.com

Manager: Nigel Pearson

Captain: Wes Morgan

Top Scorer 2012/13: David Nugent – 16 goals

Stadium: King Power Stadium (32,262)

Last season: 6th

Title odds: 10/1

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Team Name: Middlesbrough

Website: www.mfc.co.uk

Manager: Tony Mobray

Captain: Rhys Williams

Top Scorer 2012/13: Scott McDonald – 13 goals

Stadium: Riverside Stadium (34,988)

Distance from King Power Stadium: 158 miles

Last season: 16th

Title odds: 25/1

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Team Name: Millwall

Website: www.millwallfc.co.uk

Manager: Steve Lomas

Captain: Danny Shittu

Stadium: The Den (20,146)

Top Scorer 2012/13: Chris Wood – 11 goals

Distance from King Power Stadium: 106 miles

Last season: 20th

Title odds: 66/1

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Team Name: Nottingham Forest

Website: www.nottinghamforest.co.uk

Manager: Billy Davies

Captain: Danny Collins

Top Scorer 2012/13: Billy Sharp – 11 goals

Stadium: City Ground (30,576)

Distance from King Power Stadium: 27 miles

Last season: 8th

Title odds: 10/1

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Team Name: Queens Park Rangers

Website: www.qpr.co.uk

Manager: Harry Redknapp

Captain: Clint Hill

Top Scorer 2012/13: Loic Remy – 6 goals

Stadium: Loftus Road (18,360)

Distance from King Power Stadium: 102 miles

Last season: 20th (Premier League)

Title odds: 6/1 (favourites)

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Team Name: Reading

Website: www.readingfc.co.uk

Manager: Nigel Adkins

Captain: Jobi McAnuff

Top Scorer 2012/13: Adam Le Fondre – 14 goals

Stadium: Madejski Stadium (24,224)

Distance from King Power Stadium: 125 miles

Last season: 19th (Premier League)

Title odds: 10/1

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Team Name: Sheffield Wednesday

Website: www.swfc.co.uk

Manager: Dave Jones

Captain: Martin Taylor

Top Scorer 2012/13: Michail Antonio – 9 goals

Stadium: Hillsborough (39,812)

Distance from King Power Stadium: 75 miles

Last season: 18th

Title odds: 40/1

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Team Name: Watford

Website: www.watfordfc.com

Manager: Gianfranco Zola

Captain: TBC

Top Scorer 2012/13: Matej Vydra – 22 goals

Stadium: Vicarage Road (17,477)

Distance from King Power Stadium: 86 miles

Last season: 3rd

Title odds: 12/1

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Team Name: Wigan Athletic

Website: www.wiganlatics.co.uk

Manager: Owen Coyle

Captain: Gary Caldwell

Top Scorer 2012/13: Arouna Kone – 13 goals

Stadium: DW Stadium (25,133)

Distance from King Power Stadium: 115 miles

Last season: 18th (Premier League)

Title odds: 12/1

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Team Name: Yeovil Town

Website: www.ytfc.net

Manager: Gary Johnson

Captain: Jamie McAllister

Top Scorer 2012/13: Paddy Madden – 23 goals

Stadium: Huish Park (9,565)

Distance from King Power Stadium: 190 miles

Last season: 4th (League 1)

Title odds: 125/1

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