Weekend Results – 17th -19th
Rotherham 2 – Leeds 1
Leeds had a great first half but it all fell apart when Rotherham made a change and came out fighting.
Cardiff 2 – Nottingham Forest 1
Russell Slade got his Cardiff manager career off to a great start – a victory against the then unbeaten Nottingham Forest.
Sheffield Wed. 0 – Watford 3
Watford controlled the game and surprise people with their manager issues can still do great in the league.
Reading 0 – Derby 3
Clinical Derby beat Reading who struggled in to score in the numerous chances they had.
Wigan 0 – Brentford 0
Plenty of chances but neither team could do anything in front of goal.
Birmingham 0 – Bolton 1
Neil Lennon is on the winning start with a win over 10 man Birmingham. This was Clark’s last game in charge.
Bournemouth 1 – Charlton 0
Charlton lost the last remaining unbeaten streak with a goal in the third minute.
Brighton 1 – Middlesbrough 2
Brighton on a 8 game losing streak – the manager is frustrated that they had chances but could not follow through.
Fulham 1 – Norwich 0
Kit Symons continues to develop his team’s performance and manages to stop Norwich from scoring.
Huddersfield 4 – Blackpool 2
Huddersfield continue the form of new managers doing well with Powell’s men doing great against a team likely to go down.
Ipswich 1 – Blackburn 1
Ipswich were due to win the game against 10 man Blackburn but a last minute free kick meant the points were shared.
Millwall 3 – Wolves 3
Millwall fought from 3 -0 down to claim a point. Ricardo Fuller was the main spur for Millwall.
Mid-Week – 21st
Blackburn 1 – Birmingham 0
Blackburn shone against managerless Birmingham. Marshall got the goal again.
Blackpool 0 – Derby 1
Blackppol nearly got the point but a penalty late on kept Derby on a roll.
Cardiff 3 – Ipswich 1
Slade’s second game in charge started badly with Ipswich taking the lead. Then Cardiff mounted a comeback to make Slade’s start 2-0.
Bournemouth 3 – Reading 0
Two teams going in opposite directions with Bournemouth winning a few and Reading losing. Reading seem to be building for the long term – but still need points.
Brentford 0 – Sheffield Wed. 0
A well fought draw.
Charlton 2 – Bolton 1
Lennon was happy with the team’s spirit but spirit does not win points.
Rotherham 3 – Fulham 3
A game which led to two teams with good scoring performances but bad defenses led to a draw.
Watford 2 – Nottingham Forest 2
Two teams at the top end of the table fought hard for a two all draw.
Huddersfield 1 – Brighton 1
Hudderfield are now on a 5 match unbeaten streak.
Norwich 1 – Leeds 1
A game where one team had more luck in each half. Leeds Brazilian Adryan came on for his game since joining Leeds – He creating the goal and ooks to be a positive player in a improving Leeds Squad. Bad News came in form of a rasict complaint by Cameron Jerome on Giuseppe Bellusci. An investigation is now pending.
Wigan 0 – Millwall 0
Wigan dominated throughout but could not perform in front of goal.
Wolves 2 – Middlesbrough 0
Sako and Dicko provided the difference. Middlesbrough struggled to keep up with those two players.
Current Top 5 and Bottom 5
Current top 5 – Derby, Watford, Middlesbrough, Wolves and Norwich.
Current bottom 5 – Blackpool, Bolton, Fulham, Birmingham and Brighton.
This Weekend – 24th – 25th
Fulham vs Charlton
Millwall vs Cardiff
Birmingham vs Bournemouth
Bolton vs Brentford
Derby vs Wigan
Ipswich vs Huddersfield
Leeds vs Wolves
Middlesbrough vs Watford
Nottingham Forest vs Blackburn
Reading vs Blackpool
Sheffield Wed. vs Norwich
Brighton vs Rotherham