Date: 22nd April 2007 at 10:17pm
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All the action from last week.

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

Burnley 3-0 Norwich
Leicester 1-2 Birmingham

Burnley continued their good form with another resounding victory which saw them all but secure Championship football for next term. Nigel Worthington`s second game as Leicester boss saw another defeat this time to automatic hopefuls Birmingham.

Derby 1-0 Luton

There was only one game on Friday, this saw Derby propel themselves up into 2nd place at the same time relegating Luton to League 1. Nytanga scored the winner for Derby.

Here are Saturday`s results:

Barnsley 2 – 0 C Palace
Colchester 3 – 1 Sunderland
Plymouth 2 – 1 Southend
Preston 0 – 1 Leicester
QPR 1 – 0 Cardiff
Sheff Wed 2 – 1 Coventry
Southampton 1 – 0 Leeds
Stoke 1 – 1 Hull City

Barnsley continued to pull away from the pack at the bottom with victory over Palace thanks to two goals from in form Daniel Nardiello. Colchester recorded the shock of the day over table toppers Sunderland, who lost their first game in 26 but remained top due to Birmingham playing on Sunday. Plymouth beat Southend, which sees Southend 4 points from safety with only 6 points available. Leicester secured their safety with a shock win over Preston and Cardiff`s play offs dreams died with defeat away at QPR, which guarantees Championship football for QPR next year. Sheffield Wednesday are still in the play off hunt with victory over Coventry moving them into 10th, two points off the play offs. Southampton scored a late winner to dent their safety hopes whilst Hull claimed a valuable point with a last minute equaliser over play off hopefuls Stoke.

Norwich 1-1 Ipswich
Wolves 2-3 Birmingham

On Sunday, Birmingham beat Wolves 2-3 away. Wolves also missed a last minute penalty. Birmingham moved top after this win and Wolves remained in the play offs. Also Ipswich earnt a point in the East Anglia derby with an equaliser after Norwich took an early lead.

Here is the current table:

1. Birmingham 83
2. Sunderland 82
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3. Derby 81
4. Preston 71
5. WBA 70
6. Wolves 70
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7. Southampton 69
8. Stoke 69
9. Colchester 69
10. Sheff Wed 68
11. Cardiff 64
12. Plymouth 61
13. Palace 59
14. Ipswich 58
15. Norwich 57
16. Burnley 54
17. Coventry 53
18. QPR 52
19. Leicester 50
20. Barnsley 50
21. Hull 46
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22. Leeds 45
23. Southend 42
24. Luton 37

 

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