League One 2021/22: The confirmed third tier line-up as Championship relegation and League Two promotion finalised

The League One line-up for the 2021/22 season is almost confirmed.

Saturday, 22nd May 2021, 8:23 pm

With the regular seasons of both the Championship and League Two now finished, we know the bulk of the teams who will be making up the third tier next season.

There are still the play-offs to be decided – with an interesting final day in store for League One sides on Sunday – but we now have a forming picture of how the division will look next season.

And while Sunderland will hope that they aren’t involved in the League One discussion next season – as they target promotion via the play-offs – we take a look at how the division is shaping up ahead of the new season:

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League One 2021/22: The confirmed third tier line-up as Championship relegation and League Two promotion finalised
League One 2021/22: The confirmed third tier line-up as Championship relegation and League Two promotion finalised

Who is in League One for the 2021/22 season?

The following teams will definitely be in League One next season:

Relegated from the Championship: Wycombe Wanderers, Rotherham United, Sheffield Wednesday

Remaining in League One: Accrington Stanley, AFC Wimbledon, Burton Albion, Charlton Athletic, Crewe Alexandra, Doncaster Rovers, Fleetwood Town, Gillingham, Ipswich Town, MK Dons, Oxford United, Plymouth Argyle, Portsmouth, Shrewsbury Town, Sunderland, Wigan Athletic

Promoted from League Two: Cheltenham Town, Cambridge United, Bolton Wanderers

Who could be in League One for the 2021/22 season?

The following teams could be in League One next season:

Remaining in League One (one of these two teams will miss out on promotion via the play-offs and stay in League One): Blackpool, Lincoln City

Promoted from League Two (one of these teams will be promoted to League One via the play-offs): Morecambe, Newport County, Forest Green Rovers, Tranmere Rovers

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