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Friday List of Little or No Consequence #187



On the up and up


28 Teams That Have Won Back-To-Back Promotions in English Football

1. Charlton Athletic
1924-25 (Division 3 South champions) and 1925-26 (Division 2 runners-up)

2. Walsall
1959-60 (Division 4 champions) and 1960-61 (Division 3 runners-up)

3. Carlisle United
1963-64 (Division 4 runners-up) and 1964-65 (Division 3 champions)

4. Millwall
1964-65 (Division 4 runners-up) and 1965-66 (Division 3 runners-up)

5. Queens Park Rangers
1966-67 (Division 3 champions) and 1967-68 (Division 2 runners-up)

6. Cambridge United
1976-77 (Division 4 champions) and 1977-78 (Division 3 runners-up)

7. Watford
1977-78 (Division 4 champions) and 1978-79 (Division 3 runners-up)

8. Swansea City
1977-78 (Division 4, 3rd) and 1978-79 (Division 3, 3rd)

9. Grimsby Town
1978-79 (Division 4 runners-up) and 1979-80 (Division 3 champions)

10. Wimbledon
1982-83 (Division 4 champions) and 1983-84 (Division 3 runners-up)

11. Oxford United
1983-84 (Divison 3 champions) and 1984-85 (Division 2 champions)

12. Derby County
1985-86 (Division 3, 3rd) and 1986-87 (Division 2 champions)

13. Swindon Town
1985-86 (Division 4 champions) and 1986-87 (Division 3, 3rd)

14. Wolverhampton Wanderers
1987-88 (Division 4 champions) and 1988-89 (Division 3 champions)

15. Sheffield United
1988-89 (Division 3 runners-up) and 1989-90 (Division 2 runners-up)

16. Grimsby Town
1989-90 (Division 4 runners-up) and 1990-91 (Division 3, 3rd)

17. Southend United
1989-90 (Division 4, 3rd) and 1990-91 (Division 3 runners-up)

18. Cambridge United
1989-90 (Division 4, 6th (via play-off)) and 1990-91 (Division 3 champions)

19. Peterborough United
1990-91 (Division 4, 4th) and 1991-92 (Division 3, 6th (via play-off))

20. Bury
1995-96 (Division 3, 3rd) and 1996-97 (Division 2 champions)

21. Watford
1997-98 (Division 2 champions) and 1998-99 (Division 1, 5th (via play-off))

22. Manchester City
1998-99 (Division 2, 3rd) and 1999-2000 (Division 1 runners-up)

23. Rotherham United
1999-2000 (Division 3 runners-up) and 2000-01 (Division 2 runners-up)

24. Brighton and Hove Albion
2000-01 (Division 3 champions) and 2001-02 (Division 2 champions)

25. Hull City
2003-04 (Division 2 runners-up) and 2004-05 (League One runners-up)

26. Southend United
2004-05 (League Two, 4th (via play-off)) and 2005-06 (League One champions)

27. Peterborough United
2007-08 (League Two runners-up) and 2008-09 (League One runners-up)

28. Norwich City
2009-10 (League One champions) and 2010-11 (Championship runners-up)


(Sources: www.rsssf.com, bbc.co.uk, soccerbase.com)

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