CHAMPIONSHIP    2005/06
      For full league and cup results  click on by club required.
 

Leading goalscorer:
Marlon King
 (Watford)
 21  goals

Reading win promotion to the top flight of English football for the first time and they did it in style with a record 106 League points.

  P W D L F A Pts
    Season Results 1 Reading 46 31 13 2 99 32 106 Promoted
    Season Results 2 Sheffield United 46 26 12 8 76 46 90 Promoted
    Season Results 3 Watford 46 22 15 9 77 53 81 Promoted
    Season Results 4 Preston North End 46 20 20 6 59 30 80 Play Off
    Season Results 5 Leeds United 46 21 15 10 57 38 78 Play Off
    Season Results 6 Crystal Palace 46 21 12 13 67 48 75 Play Off
    Season Results 7 Wolverhampton W. 46 16 19 11 50 42 67
    Season Results 8 Coventry City 46 16 15 15 62 65 63
    Season Results 9 Norwich City 46 18 8 20 56 65 62
    Season Results 10 Luton Town 46 17 10 19 66 67 61
    Season Results 11 Cardiff City 46 16 12 18 58 59 60
    Season Results 12 Southampton 46 13 19 14 49 50 58
    Season Results 13 Stoke City 46 17 7 22 54 63 58
    Season Results 14 Plymouth Argyle 46 13 17 16 39 46 56
    Season Results 15 Ipswich Town 46 14 14 18 53 66 56
    Season Results 16 Leicester City 46 13 15 18 51 59 54
    Season Results 17 Burnley 46 14 12 20 46 54 54
    Season Results 18 Hull City 46 12 16 18 49 55 52
      Season Results 19 Sheffield Wednesday 46 13 13 20 39 52 52
      Season Results 20 Derby County 46 10 20 16 53 67 50
      Season Results 21 Queens Park Rangers 46 12 14 20 50 65 50
      Season Results 22 Crewe Alexandra 46 9 15 22 57 86 42 Relegated
      Season Results 23 Millwall 46 8 16 22 35 62 40 Relegated
      Season Results 24 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 7 17 22 39 71 38 Relegated
     
      Full home and away table
     
     
Play Off Semi-Finals    Play Off
1st Leg
Fri May 5 Leeds United 1 - 1 Preston North End
Sat May 6 Crystal Palace 0 - 3 Watford
2nd Leg
Mon May 8 Preston North End 0 - 2 Leeds United
Tue May 9 Watford 0 - 0 Crystal Palace
Aggregate scores
Leeds United 3 - 1 Preston North End
Watford 3 - 0 Crystal Palace
Play Off Final (at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff)
Sun May 21 Watford 3 - 0 Leeds United
Watford were promoted to the Premiership.