Where the last 20 Championship play-off final winners have finished - it could be good news for Leeds United

Leeds United's automatic promotion hopes hang by a thread after a dismal Easter period - but what does history tell us about the play-offs?

Wednesday, 24th April 2019, 3:02 pm
Updated Wednesday, 24th April 2019, 3:04 pm
Play-off history

The Whites will be hoping to finish third if they fail to break back into the top two - and here's why it could be a good omen as we flick through the history books.

Play-off final winners - Watford, finished 5th.
Play-off final winners - Ipswich Town, finished 3rd.

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Play-off final winners - Bolton Wanderers, finished 3rd.
Play-off final winners - Birmingham City, finished 5th.
Play-off final winners - Wolverhampton Wanderers, finished 5th.
Play-off final winners - Crystal Palace, finished 6th.
Play-off final winners - West Ham United, finished 6th.
Play-off final winners - Watford, finished 3rd
Play-off final winners - Derby County, finished 3rd
Play-off final winners - Hull City, finished 3rd.
Play-off final winners - Burnley, finished 5th.
Play-off final winners - Blackpool, finished 6th.
Play-off final winners - Swansea City, finished 3rd.
Play-off final winners - West Ham United, finished 3rd.
Play-off final winners - Crystal Palace, finished 5th.
Play-off final winners - QPR, finished 4th.
Play-off final winners - Norwich City, finished 3rd.
Play-off final winners - Hull City, finished 4th.
Play-off final winners - Huddersfield Town, finished 5th.
Play-off final winners - Fulham, finished 3rd.
3rd - 9. 4th - 2. 5th - 6. 6th - 3.