Date: 19th March 2007 at 5:35pm
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All the action from last week.

All the teams participated in midweek fixtures, here are Tuesday`s results.

Coventry 2 – 1 Wolves
Derby 1 – 1 QPR
Leicester 1 – 1 Leeds
Luton 1 – 2 Hull City
Norwich 1 – 0 Birmingham
Preston 1 – 0 Ipswich
Sheff Wed 2 – 0 Colchester
Southampton 2 – 2 Cardiff
Southend 1 – 0 Burnley
Sunderland 2 – 2 Stoke

Coventry continued their amazing start under Iain Dowie with a win over play off hopefuls, Wolves. Derby slipped up at home to QPR, in a game where the visitors earned a valuable point. Leeds also got a valuable away point at Leicester whilst Hull got 3 priceless away points at fellow relegation candidates Luton. Norwich stunned the Championship by beating Birmingham 1-0 at home. Preston were the only team in the top 8 to win after a slip up against Hull at the weekend. Wednesday beat Colchester in a mid table clash and the top of the table clash dramatically ended 2-2 at St.Marys after Southampton went 2-0 up. Southend won another game to enhance their survival chances and Stoke held Sunderland on the sky cameras.

Plymouth 2 – 4 Barnsley
West Brom 2 – 3 C Palace

There were two shocks on Wednesday night as both the home teams lost. Plymouth-Barnsley was a nothing game but West Brom did nothing to boast their chances after most the top 8 slipped up on Tuesday.

On Friday, Southampton met a banana skin after losing to Colchester at home. It saw them slide further away from the top 6 and it is now hard for them even to get the play offs.

Southampton 2 – 1 Colchester

Here are Saturday`s results:

Coventry 4 – 1 Barnsley
Derby 3 – 1 Cardiff
Leicester 1 – 3 QPR
Luton 0 – 2 Ipswich
Norwich 1 – 0 Stoke
Plymouth 1 – 0 C Palace
Preston 2 – 0 Burnley
Sheff Wed 2 – 2 Wolves
Southend 1 – 1 Leeds
Sunderland 2 – 0 Hull City

Coventry once again recorded a marvellous home victory and Derby moved to the top of the table after beating fellow promotion hopefuls Cardiff 3-1. QPR gained 3 valuable points away at Leicester and Luton continued to slide after falling at home to Ipswich following the sacking of Mike Newell. Norwich once again won at Carrow road which is fastly turning into a fortress. In the mid table clash, Plymouth came out on top at Home Park. In the early kick off, Preston won the Lancashire derby 2-0, meaning Burnley failed to record a win for the 18th successive game. Sheff Wed did well to hold Wolves at home whilst Leeds kept up with Southend after a late goal in the relegation 6 pointer. Sunderland resoundingly beat Hull at the Stadium of light.

On Sunday, Birmingham drew West Brom 1-1 away:

West Brom 1 – 1 Birmingham

Here is the current table:

1. Derby 73
2. Birmingham 71
3. Sunderland 70
4. Preston 68
5. Wolves 66
6. WBA 64
7. Cardiff 63
8. Southampton 60
9. Stoke 58
10. Colchester 56
11. Palace 55
12. Sheff Wed 53
13. Plymouth 52
14. Coventry 52
15. Norwich 50
16. Ipswich 48
17. Leicester 46
18. Burnley 41
19. Hull 41
20. Barnsley 41
21. QPR 40
22. Southend 39
23. Luton 36
24. Leeds United 36

It is the international break this week so there are no matches untill the Leeds vs Preston game on Friday the 30th.

 

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