Championship 'dirtiest teams' table compares West Brom, Sunderland, Southampton, Norwich City and rivals

The Championship dirtiest teams table compares all 24 clubs for discipline during the 2023/24 season.

The Championship is one of the most competitive footballing divisions in the world, let alone just in England. Although there's an obvious reduction in quality from the Premier League, the English second tier is nearly just as exciting due to its sheer unpredictability.

One week title challengers will be beaten by bottom three battlers, while another will see them thrash a similar opposition. There are several factors as to why the Championship is so competitive, including the financial benefits of promotion and surviving relegation, but a key element is the raw desire of players.

This determination can often lead to feisty encounters up and down the division, with referees given the tough task of having to keep proceedings under control. Awarding fouls alone sometimes doesn't cut it, meaning cards must be brandished instead, to stop players going overboard.

Some teams are worse culprits for cards than others, with a few seeing at least two or three names in the book every game but others minimising confrontations with officials.

At the time of publication, there have been 1,356 cards handed out throughout 2023/24. Here's how every club compares for discipline, with one point per yellow, three points per second yellow and five points per red.

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