Fans of real football have been representing their beloved npower Championship clubs in Phones 4U Fantasy Football this season and there's a surprise name at the top of the standings.

Bristol City may be languishing at the foot of the Championship table, but their supporters are showing the players how it's done by leading the Phones 4U Fantasy Football Fans Championship.

The Fans Championship averages the points won by the top 10 teams in each Club League and the Robins are currently enjoying a 6.4-point lead over npower Football League pacesetters Cardiff City.

Leicester City hotshot Chris Wood has played a key role in the Robins fans' surge up the table after banging in the goals for the leading five teams.

Cardiff are leading the January standings but only just, as Sheffield Wednesday are hot on their heels.

Key trio Mark Hudson, Matthew Connolly and Peter Whittingham feature prominently in the best Blues teams, while Wednesday fans have been pinning their hopes on fan favourite Michail Antonio.

Leeds United supporters celebrated the New Year in style after beating Leicester City to the December crown by three points.

Argentine striker Luciano Becchio played his part by scoring 14 points in the month - a haul that included braces against Huddersfield Town and Middlesbrough.

It's never too late to help your favourite npower Championship club to Phones 4u Fantasy Football Fans Championship glory because there are prizes on offer every month.

Head to fantasy.football-league.co.uk to select your npower Championship 11 and represent your team in the Fans Championship.