Riverside Stadium

Next Game

M'boro v Blackburn

Saturday, 29 November 2014, 15:00

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Ewood Park

Last Game

Blackburn 2 - 1 Leeds

Saturday, 22 November 2014, 15:00

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Championship round-up

The top three in the Championship all won, while Barnsley dropped to the bottom of the table.

Last Updated: 01/01/13 at 13:37

Corry Evans: Scored Hull's opener against Leeds

Corry Evans: Scored Hull's opener against Leeds

Tigers claw Leeds, Owls draw at Huddersfield

The top three in the Championship all won, while Barnsley dropped to the bottom of the table.

Cardiff maintained their lead at the top of the table with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Millwall thanks to Rudy Gestede's early goal.

Hull City kept up the pressure on leaders Cardiff with a 2-0 win over Leeds at the KC Stadium.

After a goalless first half Corry Evans broke the deadlock for Hull on 52 minutes and three minutes later on-loan midfielder David Meyler added a second for the home side.

Middlesbrough got the better of Blackpool after a six-goal thriller at the Riverside.

Middlesbrough raced into a 2-0 lead thanks to goal from Ishmael Miller (13) and Richie Smallwood (36), but Wes Thomas pulled a goal back for Blackpool just before the hour mark.

Scott McDonald restored Middlesbrough's two goal cushion on 62 minutes, but Blackpool reduced the arrears again 14 minutes from time and Tom Ince missed the chance to equalise nine minutes from time when he saw his penalty saved by Jason Steele.

Adam Reach made the game safe for Middlesbrough with a fourth goal two minutes from time

Managerless Blackburn put their problems behind them with a 3-1 win over Barnsley at Oakwell.

Goals from Josh King (29) and Ruben Rochina (44) put Rovers in firm control.

Stephen Dawson pulled a goal back for Barnsley on 79 minutes, but Jordan Rhodes made sure of the win for Blackburn with a third goal in injury-time to give caretaker boss Gary Bowyer a win in his first game in charge following the sacking of Henning Berg.

The defeat leaves Barnsley bottom of the table and increases the pressure on Tykes boss Keith Hill.

Two goals from Matej Vydra gave Watford an impressive 3-1 victory at Brighton in the late kick-off.

The in-form striker's quick-fire double shortly after David Lopez had equalised for the Seagulls made in three wins on the bounce for the Hornets.

Czech international Vydra, who expressed his desire to stay with the club this week, now has 13 goals to his name this season since joining on-loan from Udinese.

Billy Sharp's last-gasp goal earned Nottingham Forest a 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace in Alex McLeish's first game in charge at the City Ground.

Glenn Murray gave Palace the lead after nine minutes, but Andy Reid levelled for Forest on the stroke of half-time.

Murray looked to have netted the winner for Palace nine minutes from time until Sharp popped up in injury-time with an equaliser for Forest.

Mick McCarthy enjoyed a winning return to Molineux as his Ipswich side beat Wolves 2-0.

Aaron Cresswell fired Ipswich in front on 33 minutes and loan star DJ Campbell added a second on 64 minutes to pile the pressure on Wolves chief Stale Solbakken.

Bristol City climbed off the bottom of the table with a 4-2 win over ten-man Peterborough at Ashton Gate.

Paul Anderson gave the home side a dream start with the opener after just five minutes and things got worse for Peterborough when Lee Tomlin was sent off on 12 minutes.

Peterborough drew level seven minutes later when Grant McCann scored from the penalty spot, but Sam Baldock restored City's lead on 37 minutes.

Stephen McManus added a third for City on 59 minutes and Baldock put the game beyond Peterborough with a fourth from the penalty spot five minutes later.

Dwight Gayle continued his rich vein of form in front of goal with a goal for Peterborough a minute from time, but it was only a consolation for the visitors.

Leicester maintained their promotion bid with a narrow 1-0 victory at Burnley thanks to David Nugent's first-half goal

Sheffield Wednesday picked up a point after earning a goalless draw with Huddersfield in their Yorkshire derby at the John Smith's Stadium.

There was major controversy in the game when it appeared Wednesday's Jeremy Helan was shown two yellow cards in the first half, but referee Mick Russell did not send him off.

But Russell did not realise he had already booked the on-loan Manchester City midfielder and amid furious protestations from Huddersfield players and management, the Herefordshire official allowed Helan to play on.

Derby picked up a point with a 1-1 draw at ten-man Charlton.

Danny Haynes fired Charlton in front after 19 minutes, but Jamie Ward drew Derby level from the penalty spot on 71 minutes after Michael Morrison was sent off for a second bookable offence.

Bolton came from behind to beat Birmingham 3-1 at the Reebok Stadium.

Nikola Zigic gave Birmingham the lead on 11 minutes, but two goals in six minutes from Marcos Alonso (27) and Lee Chung-yong (33) turned the game in Bolton's favour.

Keith Andrews added a third goal from the penalty spot for Bolton 11 minutes and Zigic was sent off late on for two bookable offences in the space of a minute.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

M

eanwhile, England's best U21 players playing with those most likely to be in the senior team from 2020 onwards might increase their chances in those tournaments to a point where they could actually be potential winners. Unlike 2016.

shagwa
Wenger warns Hodgson

I

m not a doctor, but the cause is likely to be crap dancing after scoring. My prognosis is we may need to take that leg off.

GVMUFC
Rodgers reveals Sturridge woe

F

or the time being we just have to focus on the players we do have, Rodgers said. We have to make the best of what is available. Jesus wept!

rodger's gusset
Rodgers reveals Sturridge woe

Footer 365

Premier League: Crystal Palace come from behind to stun Liverpool

Liverpool endured another forgettable afternoon at Selhurst Park on Sunday as they were beaten 3-1 by Crystal Palace.

Ligue 1: Lyon held by Bastia, Monaco grind out a point, Rennes climb

Lyon missed out on the opportunity to leapfrog Marseille in to second place in Ligue 1 as they were held 0-0 by Bastia.

Premier League: Arsene Wenger is frustrated by loss to Man United

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger insists his side should have got something from their 2-1 loss to Manchester United.

Mail Box

Oh Arsenal. Why Oh Why Oh Effing Why?

We have plenty of fallout from Arsenal's latest display of outrageous incompetence, plus the question of why every team seems to be getting worse. Plus, another Garcia ghost goal...

A Funny Mail About Line Dancing & More

We have some great responses to young Jack's question about how readers first got into football. Plus, finally some intelligent thoughts on Dave Whelan's outburst...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property