Football By Joe Crilly

Hull 14/1 To Lift Championship Trophy…Wednesday In Pole Position For Playoffs

Hull may have been relegated today but William Hill think that they will be amongst the contenders in the championship next season offering 14/1 they win it - the same price that Sunderland are. 

With both matches at stalemates following the first round of Championship playoffs, Sheffield Wednesday are in pole position. William Hill make them 7/4 to win promotion ahead of Fulham at 2/1 and both Reading and Huddersfield 4/1.

Championship winner 2017/18: 14/1 Hull

Premier League relegation 2017/18*: 6/5 Brighton; 5/4 Burnley; 7/4 Swansea; 7/4 Watford; 7/2 Crystal Palace; 4/1 Bournemouth; 4/1 Newcastle; 4/1 West Brom; 7/1 Stoke; 8/1 West Ham; 20/1 BAR

*one team to still be added

Marco Silva to be at Hull on the first game of the 2017/18 Championship season: 8/15 gone; 11/8 still there

Championship promotion 16/17: 7/4 Sheffield Wednesday; 2/1 Fulham; 4/1 Huddersfield; 4/1 Reading