Birmingham City's average away Championship attendance compared to Cardiff City, Norwich City, Watford and Southampton

Here's how a Championship away attendance table stands after 26 games so far.

Birmingham City fans have gone through the motions this season but one thing you can't question is their level of support.

Blues fans celebrated the arrival of Tom Wagner and Tom Brady, and there was a belief that good times were to come at St Andrew's. Solihull-born John Eustace was doing a respectable job and whilst results weren't exactly perfect, he was navigating through an injury crisis, and at the time of his controversial sacking, the club was in sixth.

Wayne Rooney came in, and the appointment didn't have the desired effect. Birmingham City are now 20th in the Championship and are closer to the relegation zone than they are to the play-offs. He was relieved of his duties on the back of the defeat to Leeds United which gave him a record of just two wins in 15 games.

It's a huge belief that away support is the best consensus when garnering the fanbases opinion. They are the ones who travel the length and breadth of the country, and are willing to make just that little bit more of a sacrifice to be there to support their team. Blues fans on Monday let their voices be heard as they called for Rooney to depart and they got their wish.

A total of 2,687 fans were in the away end at Elland Road on New Year's Day and that's an impressive number. Birmingham City as a club are well placed to take good away followings in the Championship given their geographical location, and it comes as no surprise that they're one of the better supported teams.

Thanks to the figures from those at EFL website The 72, we can now see where Birmingham City's away support ranks compares to their rivals. Here is Blues' position in the 24 team league compared to the likes of Cardiff City, Norwich City, Watford and Southampton.

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