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August 3, 2021

2021-22 EFL League One: Location-map, with League History chart./+ The four clubs promoted to the 3rd division in 2021…Cheltenham Town, Cambridge United, Bolton Wanderers, Morecambe.

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2021-22 EFL League One: Location-map, with League History chart




By Bill Turianski on the 3rd of August 2021; twitter.com/billsportsmaps.
Links…
-2021-22 EFL League One (en.wikipedia.org).
-Summary – League One (ENG): results, fixtures, table, etc (soccerway.com).
-League One 2021-22 season preview (by Ben Fisher at theguardian.com/football).

-Cheltenham Town Secure First Ever Automatic Football League Promotion (by Matthew Creamer at lastwordonsports.com).
-The story of how Cambridge United won promotion to League One (by Mark Taylor at cambridgeindependent.co.uk),
-From 20th to promotion: How Bolton fell in love with the team they never saw (by Chris Flanagan at fourfourtwo.com).
- League Two play-off final: Morecambe 1-0 Newport County (aet) (by Michael Pearlman at bbc.com/sport).

2021-22 EFL League One: Location-map, with League History chart
This is a new template, which features a standard location-map, plus a chart which shows the League History of all the clubs in the division. As well as showing the locations and crests of the 24 League One clubs this season, the main map includes the 58 Unitary authorities of England, and shows the major Urban Areas of England and Wales.

The League History chart lists the total seasons that each club has played in the 1st level [Premier League], the 2nd level [EFL Championship], the 3rd level [EFL League One], and the 4th level [EFL League Two]. Alongside each column there is also listed the most recent season each club has played in each level.

The League History chart also shows the total League seasons of each club (in the dark-blue column). (Total League seasons is: all Football League seasons plus all Premier League seasons that a club has played.) 2021-22 is the 123rd season of League football in England: 1888-89 to 1914-15; 1919-20 to 1938-39; 1947-48 to 2021-22. There were 12 founding members of the Football League in 1888-89, and seeing how one of those clubs is defunct (Accrington FC), and seeing how one of those clubs has been relegated out of the Football League (Notts County), that means there are only 10 clubs in England that have played all 123 seasons of League football. And one of those clubs is in the 3rd tier this season: the just-promoted Bolton Wanderers. They, and the other 3 clubs that won promotion to the 3rd tier last season, are featured below.

    The four clubs promoted to the 3rd division (EFL League One) in 2021…Cheltenham Town, Cambridge United, Bolton Wanderers, Morecambe…
    Cheltenham Town: promoted back to the 3rd division after 12 years.

[Note: you can click on the image below to view in a separate, scrollable screen.]
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Photo and Image credits above – 2020-21 Cheltenham Town jersey, photo from unisportstore.com.
-Blank map of English Metropolitan and Non-Metropolitan Counties, by Nilfanion, at File:English metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties 2010.svg (commons.wikimedia.org). Segment of map of English clubs by Bill Turianski at http://billsportsmaps.com/?p=47406 [2019 attendance map]. Blank map of England by Nilfanion at File:England relief location map.jpg. Whaddon Road, photo unattributed at gloucestershirelive.co.uk/sport. Michael Duff (manager), photo by Peter Norton/Getty Images via theathletic.com.-Ben Tozer (CB/DMF/RB), photo by Mark Fletcher/MI News/NurPhoto via Getty Images via gettyimages.in. -Will Boyle (CB), photo from PA Archive via newschainonline.com/sport. -Alfie May (CF), photo from ctfc.com. -Michael Duff and his Cheltenham squad celebrate clinching automatic promotion to League One (27 April 2021, Cheltenham 1-1 Carlisle (3rd-to-last-match of the season), photo by Getty Images via bbc.com/sport.




    Cambridge United: promoted back to the 3rd division after 19 years.

[Note: you can click on the image below to view in a separate, scrollable screen.]
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Photo and Image credits above – Aerial image of Cambridge, screenshot from drone video uploaded by 16cliffedge at youtube.com. Abbey Stadium, photo by Bill Blake via stadiumdb.com. 2020-21 Cambridge Utd jersey, unattributed at footyheadlines.com. -Mark Bonner (manager), photo from cambridge-united.co.uk. -Kyle Knoyle (RB), photo by Simon Lankester via cambridgeindependent.co.uk/sport. -Wes Hoolahan (AMF/CMF/LMF), photo by PA via pinkun.com/sport. -Paul Mullin (CF/RW), photo by Warren Gunn/Cambridge News at cambridge-news.co.uk/sport. -Joe Ironside (CF), photo by Simon Lankester via cambridgeindependent.co.uk/sport.




    Bolton Wanderers: promoted back to the 3rd division after one year.

[Note: you can click on the image below to view in a separate, scrollable screen.]
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Photo and Image credits above – 20/21 Bolton jersey, unattributed at footyheadlines.com. University of Bolton Stadium, photo by Peter J Dean at stadiumdb.com/reebok_stadium. Aerial shot of Bolton, photo unattributed at thebusinessdesk.com. -Ian Evatt (manager), photo by Gareth Fuller/PA Wire via manchestereveningnews.co.uk/sport. -Ricardo Santos (CB/RB), photo by Bradley Collyer/PA Wire via manchestereveningnews.co.uk/sport. -Eoin Doyle (CF/LW/RW), photo from bwfc.co.uk/news. -Antoni Sarcevic (CMF), photo unattributed at theboltonnews.co.uk/sport. -Nathan Delfouneso (CF/RW/LW), photo from bwfc.co.uk/news.




    Morecambe: promoted to the 3rd division for the first time ever.

[Note: you can click on the image below to view in a separate, scrollable screen.]
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Photo and Image credits above – Illustration of 20/21 Morecambe jersey, from morecambefc.com/news/2020/may/centenary-kit-and-crest-revealed. Mazuma Stadium, image unattributed at video uploaded by FootballTalk2 at youtube.com. -Derek Adams (former manager), photo by Mark Robinson Ltd via thescottishsun.co.uk/sport. -Stephen Robinson (new manager), photo from morecambefc.com/news. -Samuel Lavelle (captain) (CB), photo from PA Wire via southwalesargus.co.uk/sport. -Carlos Mendes Gomes (RW/AMF/LW), photo by PA via dailyrecord.co.uk/sport. -Cole Stockton (CF), photo by Morecambe FC via thetimes.co.uk. -Aaron Wildig (CMF/AMF/DMF), photo unattributed at twitter.com/[@efl_hub]. -2021 League Two play-off final: John O’Sullivan of Morecambe is brought down by Newport’s Ryan Haynes, leading to a penalty, photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images via theguardian.com/football/live.
-2021 League Two play-off final: Carlos Mendes Gomes celebrates after scoring late penalty goal v Newport County, photo by John Walton/PA via theguardian.com/football/live. -Captain Sam Lavelle lifts trophy and Morecambe players and staff celebrate, photo by PA via itv.com/news.
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Thanks to all at the following links…
-Blank map of English Metropolitan and Non-Metropolitan Counties, by Nilfanion, at File:English metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties 2010.svg (commons.wikimedia.org).
-Blank relief map of Greater London, by Nilfanion (using UK Ordnance Survey data), at File:Greater London UK relief location map.jpg (en.wikipedia.org).
-PFA League Two Team of the Year [2021].
-Historical attendance figures, european-football-statistics.co.uk.
-Seasons in Football League by Club: Club League Divisional History Summary 1888-89 to 2020-21 (myfootballfacts.com);
fchd.info (Football Club History Database);
England – First Level All-Time Tables 1888/89-2018/19 (rsssf.com).
-Player-positions: transfermarkt.us.
-Distances: mapdevelopers.com/distance_from_to.php (mapdevelopers.com).

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