2017–18 in English football

Football in England
Season 2017–18
Men's football
Community Shield Arsenal
2016–17 England 2018–19

The 2017–18 season is the 138th season of competitive association football in England.

Contents

National teams[]

England national football team[]

Results and fixtures[]

Friendlies[]
2018 FIFA World Cup qualification (UEFA)[]
Group F[]


Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  England 10 8 2 0 18 3 +15 26 Qualification to 2018 FIFA World Cup 2–1 3–0 1–0 2–0 2–0
2  Slovakia 10 6 0 4 17 7 +10 18 0–1 3–0 1–0 4–0 3–0
3  Scotland 10 5 3 2 17 12 +5 18 2–2 1–0 1–0 1–1 2–0
4  Slovenia 10 4 3 3 12 7 +5 15 0–0 1–0 2–2 4–0 2–0
5  Lithuania 10 1 3 6 7 20 −13 6 0–1 1–2 0–3 2–2 2–0
6  Malta 10 0 1 9 3 25 −22 1 0–4 1–3 1–5 0–1 1–1
Source: FIFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
2018 FIFA World Cup[]
Group G[]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Belgium 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Advance to knockout stage
2  Panama 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Tunisia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  England 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 18 June 2018. Source: FIFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers

Matches

England U-21 national football team[]

2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification[]

Group 4[]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  England 5 4 1 0 10 2 +8 13 Final tournament 6 Sep 27 Mar 3–1 3–0 11 Oct
2  Netherlands 5 2 2 1 13 4 +9 8 Play-offs if among four best runners-up 1–1 16 Oct 11 Sep 3–0 8–0
3  Ukraine 5 2 2 1 10 4 +6 8 0–2 1–1 12 Oct 7 Sep 11 Sep
4  Scotland 5 2 1 2 6 6 0 7 16 Oct 2–0 0–2 1–1 6 Sep
5  Latvia 6 0 3 3 2 10 −8 3 11 Sep 12 Oct 1–1 0–2 0–0
6  Andorra 4 0 1 3 0 15 −15 1 0–1 27 Mar 0–6 23 Mar 16 Oct
Updated to match(es) played on 14 November 2017. Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers

England U-20 national football team[]

2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup[]

Group A[]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  England 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4 7 Knockout stage
2  South Korea (H) 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3 6
3  Argentina 3 1 0 2 6 5 +1 3
4  Guinea 3 0 1 2 1 9 −8 1
Source: FIFA
(H) Host.
Round of 16[]

31 May 2017 (2017-05-31)
20:00
England  2–1  Costa Rica
Lookman Goal 35'63' Report Leal Goal 89'
Quarter-finals[]

5 June 2017 (2017-06-05)
20:00
Mexico  0–1  England
Report Solanke Goal 47'
Semi-finals[]

8 June 2017 (2017-06-08)
20:00
Italy  1–3  England
Orsolini Goal 2' Report Solanke Goal 66'88'
Lookman Goal 77'
Final[]

11 June 2017 (2017-06-11)
19:00
Venezuela  0–1  England
Report Calvert-Lewin Goal 35'

England U-19 national football team[]

2018 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification[]

Group 8[]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  England 3 3 0 0 9 1 +8 9 Elite round
2  Bulgaria (H) 3 2 0 1 4 2 +2 6
3  Iceland 3 1 0 2 4 5 −1 3
4  Faroe Islands 3 0 0 3 1 10 −9 0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
(H) Host.
Elite round[]

Group 2

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Macedonia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Final tournament
2  England 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Hungary 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Latvia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 2018. Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers

England U-17 national football team[]

2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup[]

Group F[]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  England 3 3 0 0 11 2 +9 9 Knockout stage
2  Iraq 3 1 1 1 4 5 −1 4
3  Mexico 3 0 2 1 3 4 −1 2
4  Chile 3 0 1 2 0 7 −7 1
Source: FIFA
Round of 16[]

17 October 2017 (2017-10-17)
20:00
England  0–0  Japan
Report
  Penalties  
5–3
Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata
Attendance: 53,302
Referee: José Argote (Venezuela)
Quarter-finals[]

21 October 2017 (2017-10-21)
20:00
United States  1–4  England
Report
Fatorda Stadium, Margao
Attendance: 16,148
Referee: Clément Turpin (France)
Semi-finals[]

25 October 2017 (2017-10-25)
17:00
Brazil  1–3  England
Report
Final[]

28 October 2017
20:00
England  5–2  Spain
Report
Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata
Attendance: 66,684
Referee: Enrique Cáceres (Paraguay)

2018 UEFA European Under-17 Championship[]

The final draw will be held in April 2018 in England.[3] The 16 teams are drawn into four groups of four teams. Hosts England are assigned to position A1 in the draw, while the other teams are seeded according to their results in the qualification elite round, with the seven best elite round group winners (counting all elite round results) placed in Pot 1 and drawn to positions 1 and 2 in the groups, and the remaining eight teams (the eighth-best elite round group winner and the seven elite round group runners-up) placed in Pot 2 and drawn to positions 3 and 4 in the groups.

Group A[]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  England (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Knockout stage
2 A2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 A3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 A4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 4 May 2018. Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
(H) Host.

England women's national football team[]

Results and fixtures[]

Friendlies[]
UEFA Women's Euro 2017[]
Group D[]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  England 3 3 0 0 10 1 +9 9 Knockout stage
2  Spain 3 1 0 2 2 3 −1 3[a]
3  Scotland 3 1 0 2 2 8 −6 3[a]
4  Portugal 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2 3[a]
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c Head-to-head records:
    • Spain: 3 pts (1 W, 0 D, 1 L), +1 GD (2 GF, 1 GA)
    • Scotland: 3 pts (1 W, 0 D, 1 L), 0 GD (2 GF, 2 GA)
    • Portugal: 3 pts (1 W, 0 D, 1 L), −1 GD (2 GF, 3 GA)


2019 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification (UEFA)[]
2019 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification – UEFA Group 1[]


Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Wales 4 3 1 0 3 0 +3 10 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup 31 Aug 7 Jun 12 Jun 1–0
2  England 3 3 0 0 15 0 +15 9 Play-offs if among four best runners-up 6 Apr 4–0 6–0 5–0
3  Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 1 0 2 2 5 −3 3 0–1 10 Apr 5 Apr 12 Jun
4  Russia 2 0 1 1 0 6 −6 1 0–0 8 Jun 4 Sep 30 Aug
5  Kazakhstan 4 0 0 4 0 9 −9 0 0–1 4 Sep 0–2 9 Apr
Updated to match(es) played on 28 November 2017. Source: UEFA

Managerial changes[]

Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of departure Incoming manager Date of appointment
Wales Sampson, MarkMark Sampson Sacked 20 September 2017[4]

England women's national under-20 football team[]

2018 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup[]

England women's U-19 national football team[]

2018 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship qualification[]

Qualifying round[]

Group 2

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  England 3 3 0 0 14 0 +14 9 Elite round
2  Slovenia 3 1 1 1 4 1 +3 4
3  Wales 3 1 1 1 6 4 +2 4
4  Kazakhstan (H) 3 0 0 3 0 19 −19 0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
(H) Host.
Elite round[]

Group 2

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  England 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Final tournament
2  Germany 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Slovakia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Israel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 2018. Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers

England women's U-17 national football team[]

2018 UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship qualification[]

Qualifying round[]

Group 2

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  England 3 3 0 0 19 0 +19 9 Elite round
2  Scotland 3 2 0 1 5 3 +2 6
3  Slovakia 3 1 0 2 5 7 −2 3
4  Latvia (H) 3 0 0 3 0 19 −19 0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
(H) Host.
Elite round[]

Group 5

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  England 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Final tournament
2  Norway 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   Switzerland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Slovenia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 2018. Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers

UEFA competitions[]

2017–18 UEFA Champions League[]

Play-off round[]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
1899 Hoffenheim Germany 3–6 England Liverpool 1–2 2–4

Group stage[]

Group A[]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification MU BSL CSKA BEN
1 England Manchester United 6 5 0 1 12 3 +9 15 Advance to knockout phase 3–0 2–1 2–0
2 Switzerland Basel 6 4 0 2 11 5 +6 12 1–0 1–2 5–0
3 Russia CSKA Moscow 6 3 0 3 8 10 −2 9 Transfer to Europa League 1–4 0–2 2–0
4 Portugal Benfica 6 0 0 6 1 14 −13 0 0–1 0–2 1–2
Source: UEFA
Group C[]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification ROM CHL ATL QRB
1 Italy Roma 6 3 2 1 9 6 +3 11[a] Advance to knockout phase 3–0 0–0 1–0
2 England Chelsea 6 3 2 1 16 8 +8 11[a] 3–3 1–1 6–0
3 Spain Atlético Madrid 6 1 4 1 5 4 +1 7 Transfer to Europa League 2–0 1–2 1–1
4 Azerbaijan Qarabağ 6 0 2 4 2 14 −12 2 1–2 0–4 0–0
Source: UEFA
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Head-to-head results: Chelsea 3–3 Roma, Roma 3–0 Chelsea.
Group E[]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification LIV SEV SPM MRB
1 England Liverpool 6 3 3 0 23 6 +17 12 Advance to knockout phase 2–2 7–0 3–0
2 Spain Sevilla 6 2 3 1 12 12 0 9 3–3 2–1 3–0
3 Russia Spartak Moscow 6 1 3 2 9 13 −4 6 Transfer to Europa League 1–1 5–1 1–1
4 Slovenia Maribor 6 0 3 3 3 16 −13 3 0–7 1–1 1–1
Source: UEFA
Group F[]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification MC SHK NAP FEY
1 England Manchester City 6 5 0 1 14 5 +9 15 Advance to knockout phase 2–0 2–1 1–0
2 Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk 6 4 0 2 9 9 0 12 2–1 2–1 3–1
3 Italy Napoli 6 2 0 4 11 11 0 6 Transfer to Europa League 2–4 3–0 3–1
4 Netherlands Feyenoord 6 1 0 5 5 14 −9 3 0–4 1–2 2–1
Source: UEFA
Group H[]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification TOT RM DOR APO
1 England Tottenham Hotspur 6 5 1 0 15 4 +11 16 Advance to knockout phase 3–1 3–1 3–0
2 Spain Real Madrid 6 4 1 1 17 7 +10 13 1–1 3–2 3–0
3 Germany Borussia Dortmund 6 0 2 4 7 13 −6 2[a] Transfer to Europa League 1–2 1–3 1–1
4 Cyprus APOEL 6 0 2 4 2 17 −15 2[a] 0–3 0–6 1–1
Source: UEFA
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Head-to-head results: APOEL 1–1 Borussia Dortmund, Borussia Dortmund 1–1 APOEL (tied on head-to-head results, ranked on total goal difference).

Knockout phase[]

Round of 16[]
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Juventus Italy England Tottenham Hotspur 13 Feb 7 Mar
Basel Switzerland England Manchester City 13 Feb 7 Mar
Porto Portugal England Liverpool 14 Feb 6 Mar
Sevilla Spain England Manchester United 21 Feb 13 Mar
Chelsea England Spain Barcelona 20 Feb 14 Mar

2017–18 UEFA Europa League[]

Qualifying rounds[]

Third qualifying round[]
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Everton England 2–0 Slovakia Ružomberok 1–0 1–0
Play-off round[]
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Everton England 3–1 Croatia Hajduk Split 2–0 1–1

Group stage[]

Group E[]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification ATA LYO EVE APL
1 Italy Atalanta 6 4 2 0 14 4 +10 14 Advance to knockout phase 1–0 3–0 3–1
2 France Lyon 6 3 2 1 11 4 +7 11 1–1 3–0 4–0
3 England Everton 6 1 1 4 7 15 −8 4 1–5 1–2 2–2
4 Cyprus Apollon Limassol 6 0 3 3 5 14 −9 3 1–1 1–1 0–3
Source: UEFA
Group H[]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification ARS ZVE KLN BATE
1 England Arsenal 6 4 1 1 14 4 +10 13 Advance to knockout phase 0–0 3–1 6–0
2 Serbia Red Star Belgrade 6 2 3 1 3 2 +1 9 0–1 1–0 1–1
3 Germany 1. FC Köln 6 2 0 4 7 8 −1 6 1–0 0–1 5–2
4 Belarus BATE Borisov 6 1 2 3 6 16 −10 5 2–4 0–0 1–0
Source: UEFA

Knockout phase[]

Round of 32[]
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Östersund Sweden England Arsenal 15 Feb 22 Feb

2017 UEFA Super Cup[]

8 August 2017 (2017-08-08)
20:45 CEST
Real Madrid Spain 2–1 England Manchester United
Report Lukaku Goal 62'

UEFA Youth League[]

UEFA Champions League Path[]

Group A[]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification BAS MUN BEN CSM
1 Switzerland Basel 6 3 2 1 14 11 +3 11[a] Round of 16 2–1 2–2 4–2
2 England Manchester United 6 3 2 1 11 9 +2 11[a] Play-offs 4–3 1–1 1–0
3 Portugal Benfica 6 1 4 1 10 8 +2 7 0–0 2–2 5–1
4 Russia CSKA Moscow 6 1 0 5 8 15 −7 3 2–3 1–2 2–0
Source: UEFA
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Head-to-head results: Manchester United 4–3 Basel, Basel 2–1 Manchester United (Basel won on away goals).
Group C[]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification CHE ATL ASR QAR
1 England Chelsea 6 5 0 1 17 7 +10 15 Round of 16 4–2 0–2 5–0
2 Spain Atlético Madrid 6 3 0 3 12 11 +1 9[a] Play-offs 1–3 2–1 0–1
3 Italy Roma 6 3 0 3 11 6 +5 9[a] 1–2 1–2 3–0
4 Azerbaijan Qarabağ 6 1 0 5 3 19 −16 3 1–3 1–5 0–3
Source: UEFA
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Head-to-head results: Roma 1–2 Atlético Madrid, Atlético Madrid 2–1 Roma.
Group E[]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification LIV SPA SEV MAR
1 England Liverpool 6 5 0 1 18 3 +15 15 Round of 16 2–0 4–0 3–0
2 Russia Spartak Moscow 6 2 2 2 11 8 +3 8[a] Play-offs 2–1 1–1 5–0
3 Spain Sevilla 6 2 2 2 6 12 −6 8[a] 0–4 3–3 1–0
4 Slovenia Maribor 6 1 0 5 2 14 −12 3 1–4 1–0 0–1
Source: UEFA
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Head-to-head results: Spartak Moscow 1–1 Sevilla, Sevilla 3–3 Spartak Moscow (Spartak Moscow won on away goals).
Group F[]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification MCI FEY SHA NAP
1 England Manchester City 6 4 1 1 14 7 +7 13 Round of 16 0–0 3–1 3–1
2 Netherlands Feyenoord 6 2 3 1 11 8 +3 9 Play-offs 0–2 4–0 4–3
3 Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk 6 2 1 3 7 12 −5 7 2–1 1–1 1–2
4 Italy Napoli 6 1 1 4 12 17 −5 4 3–5 2–2 1–2
Source: UEFA
Group H[]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification TOT RMA DOR APO
1 England Tottenham Hotspur 6 4 1 1 15 6 +9 13 Round of 16 3–2 4–0 4–1
2 Spain Real Madrid 6 3 1 2 21 10 +11 10 Play-offs 1–1 2–1 10–0
3 Germany Borussia Dortmund 6 3 0 3 14 12 +2 9 1–3 5–3 5–0
4 Cyprus APOEL 6 1 0 5 2 24 −22 3 1–0 0–3 0–2
Source: UEFA

Knockout phase[]

Play-offs[]
Team 1  Score  Team 2
Brodarac Serbia 6–7 Feb England Manchester United
Round of 16[]

For the knockout phase (round of 16 onwards), the 16 teams are drawn into a single-elimination tournament, with all ties played over one match. The draw for the round of 16 onwards will be held on 9 February 2018 at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Chelsea England 20–21 Feb TBD
Liverpool England 20–21 Feb TBD
Manchester City England 20–21 Feb TBD
Tottenham Hotspur England 20–21 Feb TBD

2017–18 UEFA Women's Champions League[]

Knockout phase[]

Round of 32[]
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Chelsea England 2–2 (a) Germany Bayern Munich 1–0 1–2
St. Pölten Austria 0–6 England Manchester City 0–3 0–3
Round of 16[]
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Chelsea England 4–0 Sweden Rosengård 3–0 1–0
Lillestrøm Norway 1–7 England Manchester City 0–5 1–2
Quarter-finals[]


Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Montpellier France England Chelsea 21–22 Mar 28 Mar
Manchester City England Sweden Linköping 21–22 Mar 28–29 Mar

Men's football[]

League season[]

Promotion and relegation[]

League Promoted to league Relegated from league
Premier League
Championship
League One
League Two
National League

Premier League[]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Manchester City 24 21 2 1 70 18 +52 65 Qualification for the Champions League group stage
2 Manchester United 24 16 5 3 49 16 +33 53
3 Chelsea 24 15 5 4 45 16 +29 50
4 Liverpool 24 13 8 3 54 29 +25 47
5 Tottenham Hotspur 24 13 6 5 47 22 +25 45 Qualification for the Europa League group stage
6 Arsenal 24 12 6 6 45 31 +14 42 Possible qualification for the Europa League group stage[a]
7 Leicester City 24 9 7 8 36 32 +4 34 Possible qualification for the Europa League second qualifying round[b]
8 Burnley 24 9 7 8 19 21 −2 34
9 Everton 24 7 7 10 26 39 −13 28
10 Watford 24 7 5 12 33 44 −11 26
11 West Ham United 24 6 8 10 30 42 −12 26
12 Bournemouth 24 6 7 11 25 36 −11 25
13 Crystal Palace 24 6 7 11 22 37 −15 25
14 Huddersfield Town 24 6 6 12 19 41 −22 24
15 Newcastle United 24 6 5 13 22 34 −12 23
16 Brighton & Hove Albion 24 5 8 11 17 33 −16 23
17 Stoke City 24 6 5 13 25 50 −25 23
18 Southampton 24 4 10 10 24 35 −11 22 Relegation to the EFL Championship
19 West Bromwich Albion 24 3 11 10 19 31 −12 20
20 Swansea City 24 5 5 14 15 35 −20 20
Updated to match(es) played on 22 January 2018. Source: Premier League
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored. 4) Play-offs (only if needed to decide champion, teams for relegation or teams for UEFA competitions).[5]
Notes:
  1. ^ If the winners of the 2017–18 FA Cup are in the top five of the Premier League, then the FA Cup berth is given to sixth place.
  2. ^ If the winners of the 2017–18 EFL Cup are in the top six of the Premier League and the winners of the 2017–18 FA Cup aren't, then the berth is given to sixth place. However, if both the winners of the 2017–18 FA Cup and the 2017–18 EFL Cup are in the top six of the Premier League, then the EFL Cup berth is given to seventh place.

Championship[]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 28 19 5 4 50 22 +28 62 Promotion to the Premier League
2 Derby County 28 15 8 5 44 23 +21 53
3 Cardiff City 28 15 6 7 40 25 +15 51 Qualification for Championship playoffs[a]
4 Aston Villa 28 14 8 6 42 25 +17 50
5 Bristol City 28 13 9 6 40 32 +8 48
6 Sheffield United 28 14 4 10 42 32 +10 46
7 Fulham 28 12 9 7 46 34 +12 45
8 Middlesbrough 28 13 5 10 38 27 +11 44
9 Brentford 28 11 10 7 42 35 +7 43
10 Leeds United 28 13 4 11 40 33 +7 43
11 Preston North End 28 10 12 6 32 28 +4 42
12 Ipswich Town 28 12 4 12 41 40 +1 40
13 Norwich City 28 10 7 11 28 33 −5 37
14 Nottingham Forest 28 11 2 15 35 43 −8 35
15 Millwall 28 8 10 10 33 33 0 34
16 Queens Park Rangers 28 8 9 11 31 40 −9 33
17 Sheffield Wednesday 28 7 11 10 30 34 −4 32
18 Reading 28 7 8 13 30 36 −6 29
19 Barnsley 28 6 9 13 28 40 −12 27
20 Bolton Wanderers 28 6 8 14 26 46 −20 26
21 Hull City 28 5 10 13 39 45 −6 25
22 Sunderland 28 5 10 13 30 47 −17 25 Relegation to EFL League One
23 Birmingham City 28 6 6 16 16 39 −23 24
24 Burton Albion 28 6 6 16 21 52 −31 24
Updated to match(es) played on 20 January 2018. Source: English Football League
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 Premier League.

League One[]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
1 Wigan Athletic 27 18 6 3 53 13 +40 60 Promotion to the EFL Championship
2 Blackburn Rovers 27 16 7 4 50 25 +25 55
3 Shrewsbury Town 27 16 7 4 36 20 +16 55 Qualification for the League One play-offs[a]
4 Scunthorpe United 28 14 8 6 39 26 +13 50
5 Bradford City 28 15 3 10 44 39 +5 48
6 Charlton Athletic 28 13 7 8 37 33 +4 46
7 Rotherham United 28 13 5 10 46 36 +10 44
8 Peterborough United 28 12 7 9 46 37 +9 43
9 Portsmouth 28 13 3 12 34 32 +2 42
10 Oxford United 29 10 8 11 44 43 +1 38
11 Gillingham 28 9 10 9 32 31 +1 37
12 Doncaster Rovers 28 9 9 10 32 31 +1 36
13 Fleetwood Town 28 10 6 12 39 43 −4 36
14 Bristol Rovers 28 11 3 14 39 44 −5 36
15 Plymouth Argyle 29 9 8 12 31 38 −7 35
16 Walsall 27 8 9 10 34 38 −4 33
17 Blackpool 29 8 9 12 34 40 −6 33
18 Northampton Town 29 9 5 15 27 49 −22 32
19 AFC Wimbledon 27 8 7 12 24 31 −7 31
20 Southend United 28 8 7 13 32 47 −15 31
21 Milton Keynes Dons 28 7 9 12 29 40 −11 30 Relegation to EFL League Two
22 Oldham Athletic 29 7 8 14 40 53 −13 29
23 Rochdale 26 4 10 12 26 37 −11 22
24 Bury 28 5 5 18 21 43 −22 20
Updated to match(es) played on 20 January 2018. 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.

League Two[]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
1 Luton Town 28 17 6 5 63 27 +36 57 Promotion to EFL League One
2 Notts County 28 14 9 5 47 30 +17 51
3 Accrington Stanley 27 15 4 8 47 32 +15 49
4 Wycombe Wanderers 28 14 7 7 52 38 +14 49 Qualification for League Two play-offs[a]
5 Exeter City 27 15 3 9 38 33 +5 48
6 Coventry City 28 14 5 9 31 20 +11 47
7 Mansfield Town 28 12 11 5 41 31 +10 47
8 Lincoln City 28 12 9 7 38 27 +11 45
9 Newport County 28 12 9 7 39 32 +7 45
10 Swindon Town 27 14 2 11 40 37 +3 44
11 Colchester United 29 11 9 9 38 35 +3 42
12 Carlisle United 28 10 8 10 38 37 +1 38
13 Cambridge United 28 10 8 10 27 36 −9 38
14 Crawley Town 28 10 6 12 28 33 −5 36
15 Stevenage 28 9 8 11 37 40 −3 35
16 Cheltenham Town 29 9 7 13 39 44 −5 34
17 Grimsby Town 29 9 8 12 28 39 −11 35
18 Port Vale 29 9 5 15 32 39 −7 32
19 Morecambe 28 7 8 13 27 38 −11 29
20 Crewe Alexandra 28 9 2 17 31 45 −14 29
21 Yeovil Town 28 7 7 14 38 50 −12 28
22 Chesterfield 29 7 6 16 30 52 −22 27
23 Forest Green Rovers 28 7 5 16 31 50 −19 26 Relegation to the National League
24 Barnet 28 5 6 17 27 42 −15 21
Updated to match(es) played on 20 January 2018. 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 Football League One.

National League[]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
1 Macclesfield Town 30 16 7 7 38 32 +6 55 Promotion to EFL League Two
2 Aldershot Town 30 14 10 6 46 30 +16 52 Qualification for the National League play-off semi-finals
3 Sutton United 30 15 7 8 44 35 +9 52
4 Wrexham 29 14 9 6 33 22 +11 51 Qualification for the National League play-off qualifying round
5 Tranmere Rovers 30 14 8 8 46 28 +18 50
6 Dover Athletic 30 12 12 6 41 25 +16 48
7 Bromley 30 13 8 9 50 37 +13 47
8 Boreham Wood 30 12 11 7 42 32 +10 47
9 AFC Fylde 29 12 9 8 51 38 +13 45
10 Dagenham & Redbridge 30 12 9 9 47 37 +10 45
11 Ebbsfleet United 30 10 13 7 41 33 +8 43
12 Eastleigh 30 9 13 8 45 45 0 40
13 Maidenhead United 30 9 11 10 39 43 −4 38
14 Maidstone United 29 9 11 9 37 43 −6 38
15 Gateshead 27 8 11 8 35 29 +6 35
16 Woking 29 10 5 14 38 47 −9 35
17 FC Halifax Town 29 8 10 11 31 38 −7 34
18 Hartlepool United 29 8 9 12 31 40 −9 33
19 Leyton Orient 29 8 8 13 35 42 −7 32
20 Barrow 29 7 10 12 36 40 −4 31
21 Solihull Moors 30 7 6 17 29 45 −16 27 Relegation to
National League North
or
National League South
22 Chester 29 5 11 13 26 47 −21 26
23 Guiseley 28 4 10 14 26 52 −26 22
24 Torquay United 30 4 8 18 24 51 −27 20
Updated to match(es) played on 20 January 2018. Source: National League official site
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored; 4) Number of matches won; 5) Head-to-head results [6]

Cup competitions[]

FA Cup[]

Final[]

EFL Cup[]

Final[]

Community Shield[]

6 August 2017 (2017-08-06)
14:00 BST
Arsenal 1–1 Chelsea
Kolašinac Goal 82' Report Moses Goal 46'
  Penalties  
Walcott Penalty scored
Monreal Penalty scored
Oxlade-Chamberlain Penalty scored
Giroud Penalty scored
4–1 Penalty scored Cahill
Penalty missed Courtois
Penalty missed Morata
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 83,325
Referee: Bobby Madley (West Riding)

EFL Trophy[]

Final[]

FA Trophy[]

Final[]

Women's football[]

League season[]

Women's Super League[]

WSL 1[]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Manchester City 6 6 0 0 24 7 +17 18 Qualification for the Champions League
2 Chelsea 6 5 1 0 24 4 +20 16
3 Liverpool 6 4 0 2 15 5 +10 12
4 Arsenal 6 3 1 2 12 11 +1 10
5 Sunderland 7 3 0 4 7 18 −11 9
6 Reading 6 2 2 2 14 10 +4 8
7 Bristol City 6 2 1 3 4 17 −13 7
8 Everton 7 2 0 5 11 12 −1 6
9 Birmingham City 6 1 1 4 7 13 −6 4
10 Yeovil Town 6 0 0 6 0 22 −22 0
Updated to match(es) played on 7 January 2018. Source: FA WSL
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored
WSL 2[]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Doncaster Rovers Belles 6 4 2 0 21 8 +13 14
2 Durham 5 3 1 1 12 4 +8 10
3 Millwall Lionesses[a] 5 4 1 0 13 8 +5 10
4 Brighton & Hove Albion 5 3 1 1 10 8 +2 10
5 Oxford United 6 2 2 2 9 8 +1 8
6 Tottenham Hotspur 5 2 1 2 7 8 −1 7
7 Sheffield 6 2 0 4 7 11 −4 6
8 London Bees 6 1 1 4 7 13 −6 4
9 Aston Villa 5 1 0 4 5 11 −6 3
10 Watford 5 0 1 4 3 15 −12 1
Updated to match(es) played on 10 December 2017. Source: FA WSL
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored
Notes:
  1. ^ Millwall Lionesses had three points deducted for fielding an ineligible player in their first game of the season against Watford.[7]

FA WSL Spring Series[]

Cup competitions[]

FA Women's Cup[]

Final[]

FA WSL Cup[]

Managerial changes[]

This is a list of changes of managers within English league football:

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of departure Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Norwich City Scotland Irvine, AlanAlan Irvine End of caretaker spell 7 May 2017 Pre-season Germany Daniel Farke 25 May 2017
Middlesbrough England Steve Agnew 21 May 2017 England Garry Monk 9 June 2017
Sunderland Scotland David Moyes Resigned 22 May 2017 England Simon Grayson 29 June 2017
Crystal Palace England Sam Allardyce Retired 24 May 2017 Netherlands Frank de Boer 26 June 2017
Leeds United England Garry Monk Resigned 25 May 2017 Spain Thomas Christiansen 15 June 2017
Hull City Portugal Marco Silva End of contract 25 May 2017 Russia Leonid Slutsky 9 June 2017
Watford Italy Walter Mazzarri Mutual consent 25 May 2017[8] Portugal Marco Silva 27 May 2017
Wolverhampton Wanderers Scotland Paul Lambert 30 May 2017 Portugal Nuno Espírito Santo 31 May 2017
Wigan Athletic England Graham Barrow End of caretaker spell 31 May 2017 England Paul Cook 31 May 2017
Portsmouth England Paul Cook Signed by Wigan Athletic 31 May 2017 Wales Kenny Jackett 2 June 2017
Southampton France Claude Puel Sacked 14 June 2017 Argentina Mauricio Pellegrino 23 June 2017
Oxford United England Michael Appleton Signed by Leicester City 20 June 2017 Spain Pep Clotet 30 June 2017
Preston North End England Simon Grayson Signed by Sunderland 29 June 2017 Scotland Alex Neil 4 July 2017
Northampton Town England Justin Edinburgh Sacked 31 August 2017 24th Netherlands Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink 4 September 2017
Crystal Palace Netherlands Frank de Boer 11 September 2017 19th England Roy Hodgson 12 September 2017
Birmingham City England Harry Redknapp Mutual consent 16 September 2017 22nd England Steve Cotterill 29 September 2017
Chesterfield Scotland Gary Caldwell Sacked 16 September 2017 23rd England Jack Lester 29 September 2017
Port Vale England Michael Brown Mutual consent 16 September 2017 24th England Neil Aspin 4 October 2017
Gillingham England Adrian Pennock 25 September 2017 22nd Wales Steve Lovell 16 November 2017
Oldham Athletic Republic of Ireland John Sheridan 25 September 2017 24th England Richie Wellens 18 October 2017
Leicester City England Shakespeare, CraigCraig Shakespeare Sacked 17 October 2017[9] 18th France Puel, ClaudeClaude Puel 25 October 2017[10]
Everton Netherlands Koeman, RonaldRonald Koeman 23 October 2017[11] 18th England Allardyce, SamSam Allardyce 30 November 2017
Bury England Clark, LeeLee Clark 30 October 2017 23rd England Lucketti, ChrisChris Lucketti 22 November 2017
Sunderland England Grayson, SimonSimon Grayson 31 October 2017 22nd Wales Coleman, ChrisChris Coleman 17 November 2017
West Ham United Croatia Bilić, SlavenSlaven Bilić 6 November 2017 18th Scotland Moyes, DavidDavid Moyes 7 November 2017
Barnet England Eames, RossiRossi Eames Became youth coach 14 November 2017 23rd Scotland McGhee, MarkMark McGhee 14 November 2017
West Bromwich Albion Wales Pulis, TonyTony Pulis Sacked 20 November 2017 17th England Pardew, AlanAlan Pardew 30 November 2017
Hull City Russia Slutsky, LeonidLeonid Slutsky Mutual consent 3 December 2017 20th England Adkins, NigelNigel Adkins 7 December 2017
Swansea City England Clement, PaulPaul Clement Sacked 20 December 2017 20th Spain Carvalhal, CarlosCarlos Carvalhal 28 December 2017
Middlesbrough England Monk, GarryGarry Monk 23rd December 2017 9th Wales Pulis, TonyTony Pulis 26th December 2017
Sheffield Wednesday Spain Carvalhal, CarlosCarlos Carvalhal Mutual consent 24th December 2017 15th Netherlands Luhukay, JosJos Luhukay 5th January 2018
Nottingham Forest England Warburton, MarkMark Warburton Sacked 31st December 2017 14th Spain Karanka, AitorAitor Karanka 8 January 2018
Stoke City Wales Hughes, MarkMark Hughes 6th January 2018 18th Scotland Lambert, PaulPaul Lambert 15 January 2018
Bury England Lucketti, ChrisChris Lucketti 15th January 2018 24th England Lowe, RyanRyan Lowe 15th January 2018
Barnet Scotland McGhee, MarkMark McGhee Became Director of Football 15th January 2018 24th England Westley, GrahamGraham Westley 15th January 2018
Southend United England Brown, PhilPhil Brown Mutual consent 17th January 2018 18th TBA TBA
Milton Keynes Dons Scotland Neilson, RobbieRobbie Neilson 20th January 2018 21st TBA TBA
Watford Portugal Silva, MarcoMarco Silva Sacked 21st January 2018 10th Spain García, JaviJavi García 21st January 2018
Oxford United Spain Clotet, PepPep Clotet 22nd January 2018 10th TBA TBA

Diary of the season[]

New clubs[]

Clubs removed[]

Deaths[]

Retirements[]

Notes[]

  1. ^ The venue of was moved to Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata, following assessment of the pitch conditions of the original venue, Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati, which had been affected by severe rainfall.[2]

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