Championship ‘sack race’ includes Birmingham City, Sheffield Wednesday, Preston and Norwich City managers

These are the 13 Championship managers likeliest to leave their clubs next, according to data experts.

The Championship is one of the most competitive footballing divisions on the planet, with just a few points often separating numerous sides in various battles.

Head coaches are under huge pressure as just one or two negative results can change a club’s fortunes significantly. Those in the dugouts often lose their jobs as they crack under the pressure, with 10 managerial casualties already this term.

Alex Neil was the latest to go as he departed Stoke City, but Michael Duff left Swansea City and Tony Mowbray exited Sunderland less than a week earlier.

Other notable changes include John Eustace being replaced by Wayne Rooney at Birmingham City, Gary Rowett losing his job at Millwall and Neil Warnock mutually leaving Huddersfield Town.

More switch-ups are likely before the year is out — let alone the season — with plenty of managers on thin ice. There aren’t any markets to bet on for the next Championship boss to go, but the likelihoods have been worked out by data experts

From the least likely to go next to the most, here are the 13 head coaches supposedly at risk.

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