Date: 16th October 2016 at 4:01pm
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The Championship season continued with the latest round of matches played over the weekend.

Norwich and Newcastle wins take them to top and second, respectively. Cardiff moved out of the bottom three, which is occupied by Wigan, Blackburn and Rotherham.

Here’s a round up of the Championship action from the other matches played.

Results

Fri 14 Oct 2016 – Championship
Cardiff 2-1 Bristol City 19:45
Nottm Forest 3-1 Birmingham 19:45

Sat 15 Oct 2016 – Championship
Barnsley 2-4 Fulham 15:00
Blackburn 0-0 Ipswich 15:00
Brighton 2-2 Preston 15:00
Derby 1-0 Leeds 15:00
Newcastle 3-1 Brentford 15:00
Norwich 3-1 Rotherham 15:00
QPR 1-1 Reading 15:00
Wigan 0-0 Burton 15:00
Aston Villa 1-1 Wolves 17:30

Sun 16 Oct 2016 – Championship
Huddersfield 0-1 Sheff Wed 12:00

What a start for Neil Warnock at Cardiff he started with a win in the Severn derby with Bristol City, a two-one win at the Cardiff City Stadium seeing the new boss make an instant impact for the Bluebirds on Friday.

Nottingham Forest were another side that needed the points and they got them with a three-one win over Birmingham, who could have moved as high as second with a win on Friday night but it was Forest celebrating.

With leaders (going into the weekend) Huddersfield not playing until Sunday Norwich knew a win would take them top, which was something the Canaries achieved with that three-one win over struggling Rotherham taken them to the summit and leaving the Millers rock bottom.

A Newcastle win would have taken them top if Norwich slipped up, this was secured with a three-two win over Brentford at St James’ Park to take the Toon up to second but a point off the top.

Fulham picked up an impressive three-points at Barnsley, who are going through a bad patch, after a four-two win at Oakwell.

Home advantage didn’t make a difference for Blackburn against Ipswich with a nil-nil draw not changing the Rovers position, keeping them second bottom with Wigan also remaining in the bottom three too after also being held to a goalless draw at home, Burton going away from the DW Stadium will please the Brewers more.

Brighton remained in fourth but lost a bit of ground on those above them after a two-two draw with Preston. This match at the Amex Stadium saw goals, which hasn’t happened much in recent meetings, with visiting PNE probably happier with a draw than Albion.

Steve McClaren returned to Derby earlier in the week with the returning Rams boss making an instant impact as he guided them to a one-nil win over Leeds at the iPro Stadium but new appointment at Aston Villa Steve Bruce had to be content with a point from a West Midlands derby with Wolves as the sides played out a one-one draw with Walter Zenga the happier of the two.

Huddersfield’s hopes of taking top spot back on Sunday failed after a one-nil defeat at the John Smith’s Stadium against Yorkshire rivals Sheffield Wednesday.

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