Now the Championship season has finally come to an end, we can reveal some of those interesting little statistics that you footballing anoraks really love the most. We have everything covered from most yellow cards to most clean sheets.
Burnley, Middlesbrough and Hull City will take all of the team plaudits, but it is important that other clubs and players get their brief moment in the spotlight as well.
Has your team made the cut? Did they do enough to top a certain category? Did a rival team beat your side to the post? All will be revealed. Big thanks to StatBunker for helping with some of the stats!
Top scorer – Andre Gray (Burnley)
Andre Gray romps home with this category. The Burnley hit-man fired 25 goals in helping the Clarets reach the promised land of the Premier League ,taking the Championship league title in the process.
Notable mentions have to go to Fulham’s Ross McCormack, Bristol City’s Jonathan Kodjia and Abel Hernandez of Hull City after they reached the 20 goal mark.
Hat-trick roll call
There was a total of eight hat-tricks from within the Championship this season. Apologies to Bristol City fans, but three of them was against you!
Orlanda Sa (Reading) v Ipswich Town – 11th September 2015
Clayton Donaldson (Birmingham) v Bristol City – 12th September 2015
Daryl Murphy (Ipswich) v Rotherham United – 7th November 2015
Tom Ince (Derby) v Bristol City – 15th December 2015
Andre Gray (Burnley) v Bristol City – 28th December 2015
Abel Hernandez (Hull) v Charlton – 16th January 2016
Yaya Sanogo (Charlton) v Reading – 27th February 2016
Tomer Hemed (Brighton) v Fulham – 15th April 2016
Most clean sheets – Dimi Konstantopoulos (Middlesbrough)
The Boro shot-stopper wins this category, which is of no major surprise given how strong Aitor Karanka’s men are defensively.
The ex-Hartlepool keeper earned 22 clean sheets last season, narrowly holding off Burnley goalie and England international Tom Heaton on 20. Hull’s Allan McGregor was just behind on 19, whilst Birmingham’s Tomasz Kuszczak and Brighton’s David Stockdale collected 15 apiece.
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