The most 'route one' teams in the Championship - where do Leeds United, West Brom and Nottingham Forest rank?

The 'long ball game' may often be criticised but can undoubtedly prove effective.

The Championship 'hoof ball' league table - where does each club rank?

Using data from WyScout, we’ve looked at which second-tier clubs play the most long balls so far in this Championship season. So where does each club rank? Scroll down and see which teams play the most – and least – long balls, ranked from lowest to highest:

Long balls played this season: 1502

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Long balls played this season: 1622
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Long balls played this season: 1694
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