Could Sheffield United reach the play-offs
But what has it taken to reach the play-ffs since the turn of the century?
2001/02 - 75 points. Manchester City, West Bromwich Albion and Birmingham City promoted. 2002/03 season - 74 points. Portsmouth, Leicester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers promoted. 2005/06 season - 75 points. Reading, Sheffield United and Watford promoted. 2004/05 season - 73 points. Sunderland, Wigan Athletic and West Ham United promoted. 2003/04 season - 73 points. Norwich City, West Bromwich Albion and Crystal Palace promoted. 2006/07 - 75 points. Sunderland, Birmingham City and Derby County promoted. 2007/08 season - 70 points. West Bromwich Albion, Stoke City and Hull City promoted. 2008/09 season - 74 points. Wolverhampton Wanderers, Birmingham City and Burnley promoted. 2009/10 season - 70 points. Newcastle United, West Bromwich Albion and Blackpool promoted. 2010/11 season - 75 points. Queens Park Rangers, Norwich City and Swansea City promoted. 2011/12 season - 75 points. Reading, Southampton and West Ham United promoted. 2012/13 season - 68 points. Cardiff City, Hull City and Crystal Palace promoted. 2013/14 - 72 points. Leicester City, Burnley and Queens Park Rangers promoted. 2014/15 season - 78 points. Bournemouth, Watford and Norwich City promoted. 2015/16 season - 74 points. Burnley, Middlesbrough and Hull City promoted. 2016/17 season - 80 points. Newcastle United, Brighton & Hove Albion and Huddersfiled Town promoted. 2017/18 - 75 points. Wolverhampton Wanderers, Cardiff City and Fulham promoted.