Championship relegation battle

Thursday 20th April 2017
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With three weeks remaining in the Ladbrokes Championship, the bottom four clubs are separated by only four points.

Ayr United are currently 10th while Dumbarton occupy the relegation play-off place, with both St Mirren and Raith Rovers just outside the drop zone.

Raith Rovers
Position: 7th
Points 36, Goal difference -12

Manager: John Hughes

Last five form: WDLLW

Still to play: Hibernian (A), St Mirren (A), Ayr United (H)

Trivia: Have won more home games than anyone outside the top four but have lost 10 of their 16 away matches.

Top league scorer: Ryan Hardie (5)

Last season: 4th in the Ladbrokes Championship

St Mirren 
Position: 8th
Points: 35, Goal difference -8

Manager: Jack Ross

Last five form: WWDWD

Still to play: Dundee United (A), Raith Rovers (H), Hibernian (A)

Trivia: Have lost just once in the Ladbrokes Championship since the end of January – away to Raith Rovers – and are on a seven-game unbeaten run.

Top league scorer: John Sutton (7)

Last season: 6th in the Ladbrokes Championship

Dumbarton
Position: 9th
Points: 35, Goal difference -10

Manager: Stevie Aitken

Last five form: DLWDL

Still to play: Queen of the South (A), Dundee United (A), Falkirk (H)

Trivia: Along with St Mirren, Dumbarton have scored most goals (25) on their travels in the Championship this season despite only winning three away games.

Top league scorer: Robert Thomson (9)

Last season: 8th in the Ladbrokes Championship

Ayr United
Position: 10th
Points: 32, Goal difference -24

Manager: Ian McCall

Last five form: WLLLD

Still to play: Morton (A), Hibernian (H), Raith Rovers (A)

Trivia: Earlier in the season the Honest Men went on a run of eight draws in 11 matches, losing the three other games.

Top league scorer: Alan Forrest (6)

Last season: Runners-up in Ladbrokes League 1

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