2017–18 EFL League One

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EFL League One
Season 2017–18
Biggest home win Rotherham 5-0 Southend
Biggest away win Rochdale 0-3 Blackburn
2018-19 →

The 2017–18 EFL League One (referred to as the Sky Bet League One for sponsorship reasons) is the 14th season of the Football League One under its current title and the 25th season under its current league division format.

Team changes

The following teams have changed division since the 2016–17 season.

Teams

Greater London League One football clubs
Greater Manchester League One football clubs
Team Location Stadium Capacity[1]
AFC Wimbledon London (Kingston upon Thames) Kingsmeadow 4,850
Blackburn Rovers Blackburn Ewood Park 31,367
Blackpool Blackpool Bloomfield Road 17,338
Bradford City Bradford Valley Parade 25,136
Bristol Rovers Bristol Memorial Stadium 12,300
Bury Bury Gigg Lane 11,840
Charlton Athletic London (Charlton) The Valley 27,111
Doncaster Rovers Doncaster Keepmoat Stadium 15,231
Fleetwood Town Fleetwood Highbury Stadium 5,311
Gillingham Gillingham Priestfield Stadium 11,582
Milton Keynes Dons Milton Keynes Stadium:mk 30,500
Northampton Town Northampton Sixfields Stadium 7,653
Oldham Athletic Oldham Boundary Park 13,500
Oxford United Oxford Kassam Stadium 12,500
Peterborough United Peterborough London Road 14,084
Plymouth Argyle Plymouth Home Park 17,441
Portsmouth Portsmouth Fratton Park 21,100
Rochdale Rochdale Spotland Stadium 10,500
Rotherham United Rotherham New York Stadium 12,021
Scunthorpe United Scunthorpe Glanford Park 9,088
Shrewsbury Town Shrewsbury New Meadow 9,875
Southend United Southend Roots Hall 12,392
Walsall Walsall Bescot Stadium 11,300
Wigan Athletic Wigan DW Stadium 25,133

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Wigan Athletic England Barrow, GrahamGraham Barrow Mutual consent 30 May 2017[2] Pre-season England Paul Cook 31 May 2017[3]
Portsmouth England Paul Cook Signed by Wigan Athletic 31 May 2017[4] Wales Kenny Jackett 2 June 2017[5]
Oxford United England Appleton, MichaelMichael Appleton Signed by Leicester City as assistant manager 20 June 2017[6] Spain Clotet, PepPep Clotet 1 July 2017[7]
Northampton Town England Edinburgh, JustinJustin Edinburgh Sacked 31 August 2017[8] 24th Netherlands Floyd Hasselbaink, JimmyJimmy Floyd Hasselbaink 4 September 2017[9]
Oldham Athletic Republic of Ireland John Sheridan 25 September 2017[10]
Gillingham 25 September 2017[11] 22nd

League table

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
1 Shrewsbury Town 9 7 2 0 13 6 +7 23 Promotion to the EFL Championship
2 Peterborough United 9 6 2 1 19 10 +9 20
3 Bradford City 9 6 2 1 16 9 +7 20 Qualification for the League One play-offs[a]
4 Wigan Athletic 9 6 1 2 17 6 +11 19
5 Scunthorpe United 9 5 3 1 11 3 +8 18
6 Blackpool 9 5 2 2 15 11 +4 17
7 Charlton Athletic 9 5 1 3 14 12 +2 16
8 Rotherham United 9 5 0 4 20 11 +9 15
9 Blackburn Rovers 8 4 1 3 12 8 +4 13
10 Fleetwood Town 8 4 1 3 14 15 −1 13
11 Milton Keynes Dons 9 4 1 4 9 11 −2 13
12 Oxford United 9 3 3 3 14 10 +4 12
13 Walsall 9 3 3 3 13 16 −3 12
14 Bristol Rovers 9 4 0 5 15 19 −4 12
15 Portsmouth 9 3 2 4 11 12 −1 11
16 Southend United 9 2 4 3 13 17 −4 10
17 Doncaster Rovers 9 2 3 4 10 10 0 9
18 Rochdale 9 2 3 4 10 13 −3 9
19 AFC Wimbledon 9 2 2 5 5 10 −5 8
20 Northampton Town 9 2 1 6 8 15 −7 7
21 Bury 9 1 3 5 9 15 −6 6 Relegation to EFL League Two
22 Gillingham 9 1 3 5 6 14 −8 6
23 Plymouth Argyle 9 1 2 6 6 16 −10 5
24 Oldham Athletic 9 1 1 7 12 23 −11 4
Updated to match(es) played on 23 September 2017. Source: BBC Sport
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored
Notes:
  1. ^ Four teams play for one spot and promotion to the EFL Championship.

Results table

Home ╲ Away WIM BLB BLP BRA BRR Bury CHA DON FLE GIL MKD NOR OLD OXF PET PLY POR ROC ROT SCU SHR STD WAL WIG
AFC Wimbledon 2–0 1–1 0–2 0–2 0–1
Blackburn Rovers 0–1 1–3 4–1
Blackpool 1–0 1–0 2–1 3–1
Bradford City 0–1 2–1 3–1 1–0
Bristol Rovers 3–1 3–1 2–3 1–4 2–1
Bury 2–3 0–0 0–1 1–0
Charlton Athletic 1–0 1–1 4–1 2–1 0–3
Doncaster Rovers 3–3 0–0 0–0 0–1
Fleetwood Town 2–0 3–2 2–2 2–0 2–4
Gillingham 0–1 1–0 1–2 3–3
Milton Keynes Dons 1–0 1–1 3–2 0–1
Northampton Town 0–1 1–0 0–1 1–4 3–1
Oldham Athletic 3–4 0–2 1–2 0–2
Oxford United 2–2 3–0 3–0 1–1 1–2
Peterborough United 1–3 2–0 2–1 2–1 3–2
Plymouth Argyle 1–3 2–0 0–3 0–1 0–4
Portsmouth 4–1 2–0 0–1 1–1
Rochdale 0–3 0–0 2–1 3–0 1–1
Rotherham United 3–2 0–2 5–1 5–0 5–1
Scunthorpe United 1–1 0–1 0–0 1–0 2–0
Shrewsbury Town 1–1 1–0 3–2 1–0 1–0
Southend United 2–1 2–2 1–1 0–0
Walsall 3–3 2–1 1–1 2–1
Wigan Athletic 3–0 4–1 1–0 1–1

Updated to games played on 23 September 2017.
Source: BBC Sport
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top scorers

As of 23 September 2017[12]
Rank Player Club Goals
1 England Kieffer Moore Rotherham United 8
2 England Jack Marriott Peterborough United 7
3 England Devante Cole Fleetwood Town 6
Jersey Brett Pitman Portsmouth
5 England Jermaine Beckford Bury 5
Wales Billy Bodin Bristol Rovers
Wales Craig Davies Rochdale
8 England Steve Davies Rochdale 4
England Tom Eaves Gillingham
England Michael Jacobs Wigan Athletic
England Sean Longstaff Blackpool
Northern Ireland Josh Magennis Charlton Athletic
England John Marquis Doncaster Rovers
Jamaica Junior Morias Peterborough United
England Erhun Oztumer Walsall
England Stefan Payne Shrewsbury Town
England Nick Powell Wigan Athletic
England Kyle Vassell Blackpool

References

  1. ^ "Football Ground Guide". Football Ground Guide. Retrieved 30 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "Club Statement on Graham Barrow". 
  3. ^ "Paul Cook Appointed Wigan Athletic Manager". 
  4. ^ "Cook Leaves Pompey". 
  5. ^ "Jackett Appointed Pompey Manager". 
  6. ^ "Leicester City: Michael Appleton leaves Oxford United to become Foxes assistant". BBC Sport. 20 June 2017. Retrieved 20 June 2017. 
  7. ^ "Pep Clotet becomes Oxford United Manager". 1 July 2017. Retrieved 30 June 2017. 
  8. ^ "Justin Edinburgh: Northampton Town part company with manager". BBC Sport. 31 August 2017. Retrieved 31 August 2017. 
  9. ^ "Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink: Northampton Town appoint new manager to succeed Justin Edinburg". BBC Sport. 4 September 2017. Retrieved 4 September 2017. 
  10. ^ "John Sheridan: Oldham Athletic manager leaves by mutual consent". BBC Sport. 25 September 2017. Retrieved 25 September 2017. 
  11. ^ "Ady Pennock: Gillingham head coach leaves League One club by mutual consent". BBC Sport. 25 September 2017. Retrieved 25 September 2017. 
  12. ^ "League One Top Scorers". Retrieved 28 February 2016. 
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