Sunday 1st December

A three-goal blitz inside the opening 29 minutes lifted Derby County into the Sky Bet Championship Play-Off spots and handed Wigan Athletic a third home defeat in nine days.

The Rams, rejuvenated since ex-England boss Steve McClaren returned, stunned their opponents as Craig Bryson, Simon Dawkins and Chris Martin all found the net before the half-hour mark.

Nick Powell pulled one back for the Latics with a header early in the second half but Derby remained solid to chalk up a precious three points.

Saturday 30th November

Jamie Vardy took his Sky Bet Championship goal tally to six with a match-winning brace in Leicester City's 3-0 victory over Millwall which lifted the Foxes to the top of the table.

Lloyd Dyer claimed Leicester's other goal in a one-sided contest at the King Power Stadium.

Burnley lost 2-1 at Huddersfield Town, Oliver Norwood and James Vaughan from the penalty spot with the crucial home goals.

Danny Ings' reply came too late for the visitors, who also ended the match with 10 men following the last-minute dismissal of Michael Duff.

Queens Park Rangers slipped up 2-1 at Doncaster Rovers as Harry Redknapp's side were undone by goals from forward Theo Robinson and defender Paul Quinn.

Charlie Austin had given Rangers the lead but they were unable to hold on and Quinn's header a minute from time snatched the points for Rovers.

Blackpool's 2-0 victory over Sheffield Wednesday, courtesy of goals in each half from Ricardo Fuller and Dan Gosling, keeps them fourth in the table while Wednesday suffered their seventh defeat of the season and sit second from bottom.

Yeovil Town climbed off the table's foot with a 3-0 win at Watford thanks to goals from Byron Webster, Ishmael Miller and Joe Edwards.

Barnsley now prop up the league after their 3-0 defeat to Birmingham City.

Right-back Paul Caddis scored his first goal for Birmingham, then followed it up with his second before Nikola Zigic competed the comprehensive win.

Tommy Spurr's header was enough to hand Blackburn Rovers a 1-0 victory over Leeds United.

Ashley Barnes' equaliser claimed Brighton and Hove Albion a point in their lunchtime clash at Bournemouth. Matt Richie scored first for the Cherries, with the game ending 1-1.

Tommy Smith headed the winner for Ipswich Town in a 1-0 success at Charlton Athletic, while Middlesbrough saw off Bolton Wanderers by the same scoreline thanks to Grant Leadbitter's penalty.