Sunderland achieved a remarkable promotion in 2006/07
Every season in the Sky Bet Championship there is always talk of one club going on a late run for promotion, but at this stage how far behind is too far behind?
Having reached the 20-game mark ahead of this weekend, we have taken a look back through years gone by to see who has come from furthest back to reach the Premier League…
In December 2003, Crystal Palace were 19th in the then Division One, two points above the relegation places and with a goal difference of minus eight after 20 games played. Iain Dowie took charge that month and led Palace to a remarkable promotion via the play-offs.