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Championship 2016/17 Golden Boot Battle (21/4/17)

Championship 2016/17 Golden Boot Battle (21/4/17)

With most playing 43 Championship games in the 2016/17 season, this year could see a record number of players break the 20 goal mark.

With goalscoring so far this season, the Golden Boot race is pretty much a four player race with Chris Wood (Leeds United), Tammy Abraham (Bristol City), Dwight Gayle (Newcastle United), and Glenn Murray (Brighton) best placed to take the recognition this season.

With sides having games remaining though a number of players could potentially make a late run on Wood's 25 goals so far this year and those players feature for Aston Villa, Norwich City, Brighton, Blackburn Rovers, Derby County, Sheffield Wednesday and Birmingham City.

But I think, short of some brace and hattrick runs of form, we can now discount those sitting on 15 goals or below so far for the year.

So limited to those with twelve or more strikes so far this campaign, here's how the table currently sits.

Top Championship Scorers 2016/17 So Far
No
Club
Player
Goals
1
Leeds United
Chris Wood
25 goals
2
Bristol City
Tammy Abraham
22 goals
-
Newcastle United
Dwight Gayle
22 goals
-
Brighton
Glenn Murray
22 goals
5
Aston Villa
Jonathan Kodjia
19 goals
6
Norwich City
Cameron Jerome
16 goals
7
Aston Villa
Scott Hogan
15 goals
-
Brighton
Anthony Knockaert
15 goals
8
Reading
Yann Kermorgant
14 goals
-
Brentford
Lasse Vibe
14 goals
9
Derby County
Tom Ince
13 goals
-
Sheffield Wednesday
Sam Winnall
13 goals
11
Blackburn Rovers
Danny Graham
12 goals
-
Huddersfield Town
Elias Kachunga
12 goals
-
Sheffield Wednesday
Fernando Forestieri
12 goals


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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Friday April 21 2017
Time: 9:00AM

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P Brighton 46 28 9 9 93 34
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