Are Sunderland Championship-bound? Here's the total number of points needed for automatic League One promotion since 2001

Sunderland, on 56 points, travel to Oxford United tomorrow afternoon hoping to stay within touching distance of the League One automatic promotion places.

Friday, 8th February 2019, 8:51 am
Updated Friday, 8th February 2019, 8:57 am
Here's the total number of points needed for League One automatic promotion since 2001 - are Sunderland Championship bound?

Here - we take a look at the total number of points both of the top two have been promoted with since the turn of the century. Click and scroll through the pages to see how each individual club has done.

Champions: Millwall (93). Runners-up: Rotherham United (91)
Champions: Brighton and Hove Albion (90). Runner-up: Reading (84)

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Champions: Wigan Athletic (100). Crewe Alexandra (86)
Champions: Plymouth Argyle (90). Runner-up: Queens Park Rangers (83)
Champions: Luton Town (98). Runner-up: Hull City (86)
Champions: Southend United (82). Runner-up: Colchester United (79)
Champions: Scunthorpe United (91). Runner-up: Bristol City (85)
Champions: Swansea City (92). Runner-up: Nottingham Forest (82)
Champions: Leicester City (96). Runner-up: Peterborough United (89)
Champions: Norwich City (95). Runner-up: Leeds United (86).
Champions: Brighton and Hove Albion (95). Runner-up: Southampton (93).
Champions: Charlton Athletic (101). Runner-up: Sheffield Wednesday (93)
Champions: Doncaster Rovers (84). AFC Bournemouth (83)
Champions: Wolverhampton Wanderers (103). Runner-up: Brentford (94).
Champions: Bristol City (99). Runner-up: MK Dons (91).
Champions: Wigan Athletic (87). Runner-up: Burton Albion (85).
Champions: Sheffield United (100). Runner-up: Bolton Wanderers (86)
Champions: Wigan Athletic (98). Runner-up: Blackburn Rovers (96).
On average from 2001, 93 points secures the League One title while 87 points is usually enough for club to grab second place.