We’ve taken a look at every team in promotion contention and their fixtures in December and early January to get an average league position of the sides they will face. Scroll down and click through the pages to take a look at who has the toughest festive fixtures – ranked from hardest to easiest:
1. Wycombe Wanderers
The current table-toppers have the hardest festive fixtures of any of the sides in promotion contention, and will face teams with an average league position of 8th over their next five games.
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2. Ipswich Town
The Tractor Boys will be hoping to capitalise on any Wycombe slip-ups over Christmas, but themselves have a difficult run of fixtures - facing teams with an average league standing of 9.4
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3. Rotherham United
The Millers will face teams with an average standing of 10th in League One over the festive period as they look to continue their surge into the top six.
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4. Shrewsbury Town
Shrewsbury, who sit just below Sunderland, don't face a team sat above 4th during the festive period - but still face a tough run of fixtures, facing teams with an average league standing of 10.25.
Photo: Gareth Copley