Championship ‘dirtiest’ teams table: Birmingham City, Hull, Sheffield Wednesday, Blackburn and rivals compared

All 24 Sky Bet Championship teams are compared in this latest dirtiest teams table.

The Sky Bet Championship may be of a lower standard to the Premier League but that doesn’t make it any less competitive.

Many would argue England’s second tier actually provides more drama as the battles for winning the tjtle, qualifying for the play-offs and avoiding relegation often go down to the wire. Not only that, but the vast number of clubs usually in each of these fights can lift just about anybody off their seats.

With every single point having the potential to entirely change the mood at each club, players will often put everything on the line to achieve the best possible results. That can often make things physical, with referees having to interfere with punishments.

Heading into the restart after the March international break, a total of 1,841 cards have been brandished this campaign, averaging 2.59 per game. Some teams are serial foulers, while others avoid reprimand where possible.

Starting with the least dirty, how all 24 teams compare in the 2023/24 ‘fair play’ table, with one disciplinary point per yellow, three per yellow-red and five per red. If even on points, the team with the most yellows goes ahead.

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