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  1. Use play icon to watch 5 live Final Score
  2. Leaders Burnley win to go four points clear
  3. Middlesbrough beaten by struggling Rotherham

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By Nathan Middleton, Jay Freeman and Kalika Mehta

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Clarets on top

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So that is just about that for tonight. Our text commentary is finishing, but you can watch 5 live Final Score until 22:30 GMT by clicking on the play button at the top of the page.

Burnley extend their lead at the top of the Championship to four points after a 3-2 win at Fulham and second-placed Middlesbrough losing 1-0 at Rotherham. It's a fifth straight win for Sean Dyche's side, who look well on course for an immediate Premier League return.

Brighton move up to third after beating Sheffield Wednesday, while Bolton are still 10 points adrift at the bottom following their 2-2 draw at home to Ipswich.

Enjoy the rest of your evening.


Bolton 2-2 Ipswich

So two late goals for Bolton rescue a point on an emotional night as they remembered the Burnden Park disaster of 70 years ago.

Ipswich miss the chance to go into the play-offs with that late equaliser.

GOAL (Dobbie)

Bolton 2-2 Ipswich

And substitute Stephen Dobbie drills the ball home. Bolton will remain bottom, but a bit of fighting spirit shown coming from 2-0 down.

PENALTY (Bolton)

Bolton 1-2 Ipswich

He might have been booked for simulation as soon as he came on but Wellington Silva's just won a Bolton penalty. Stephen Dobbie to take...

Bolton 1-2 Ipswich

Just the six minutes of added time at the Macron Stadium.

Bolton throwing everything forward at the minute and winger Wellington Silva has just been thrown on.

.@wsilva11's first contribution is to pick up a caution for simulation after going down under pressure in the Ipswich box. (90) 1-2 #BOLvIPS

Not the best start for the on-loan Arsenal winger there...


Brighton 0-0 Sheffield Wednesday

A missed opportunity for both sides as the battle between the two promotion hopefuls ends in a stalemate.

Not a classic in the pouring rain, but the Owls will count themselves the unluckier of the two sides - having forced David Stockdale into two second-half saves.

The Seagulls are third, on a night when both Middlesbrough and Derby lost, while Wednesday are relying Bolton to do them a favour if they're to stay in the top six this evening...

Brighton 0-0 Sheffield Wednesday

Four minutes of added time at the Amex, as Kazenga LuaLua sees his deflected shot collected by Keiren Westwood.

Just enough time for a winner.....


Don't forget we've got games at Bolton and Brighton still ongoing in the Championship.

Any late goals plus all the reaction from the results tonight are available on 5 live Final Score at the top of page.

Football League round-up

In League One, Bradford pulled off the surprise of the night as they won against top side Burton Albion while Scunthorpe sealed a 2-0 victory against Doncaster and Shrewsbury added some breathing room towards the relegation places with a 2-1 win against out-of-form Coventry.

Meanwhile in League Two, Bristol Rovers had the better of 10-man AFC Wimbledon, who had Adebayo Akinfenwa sent off. Elsewhere, Portsmouth came out 3-1 winners away at Accrington, Barnet won 3-0 against Barnet and struggling Dagenham played out a goalless draw against Carlisle.

Brighton 0-0 Sheffield Wednesday

Mayhem elsewhere in the Championship with goals going in left, right and centre, but the game at the Amex plods merrily along without so much as a sniff of a goal.

Six minutes left to go plus injury time... that's enough time for at least a shot on target for the hosts, who could get themselves level on points with Middlebrough if they win after Boro's late loss to Rotherham.


Fulham 2-3 Burnley

Andre Gray
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What a night this has been for Burnley, there first win at Fulham in 36 years.

The strikers did the business with Sam Vokes netting twice and the Championship's top scorer also scoring.

With Middlesbrough's loss at Rotherham, the Clarets go four points clear at the top of the table.


Rotherham 1-0 Middlesbrough

Wow. What a win that is for Neil Warnock's side. Lee Frecklington's late goal gives Rotherham all three points against promotion-chasing Middlesbrough.

How important will this result be come the end of the season?

GOAL (Doherty)

Wolves 2-1 Bristol City

A late headed winner for Wolves from full-back Matt Doherty!

RED CARD (Sanogo)

Charlton 0-0 MK Dons

A late red card for Charlton's Yaya Sanogo. That one's all over now, and it ends goalless.

GOAL (Antenucci)

Cardiff 0-2 Leeds

Mirco Antenucci gets his third goal in his last two games with a superb solo effort after picking the ball up on the halfway line.

Told you there would be some twists and turns...

GOAL (John)

Huddersfield 3-1 Reading

Nothing more than a consolation for Reading as Ola John scores his second goal in three games as the striker comes infield and smashes a searing drive from 30 yards out.

GOAL (Wilson)

Bolton 1-2 Ipswich

Lawrie Wilson
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Well, straight away Bolton respond and in some style. A good 25 yards and full-back Lawrie Wilson unleashes a crisp strike as the ball comes up on him and it flies into the net. 

Still 17 minutes to go in this one remember as it's a 20:00 GMT kick-off.

RED CARD (Halford)

Rotherham 1-0 Middlesbrough

Some nervy moments for Rotherham, who will play the final couple of minutes with 10 men.

GOAL (Berra)

Bolton 0-2 Ipswich

As simple cross into the box, Bolton goalkeeper Paul Rachubka pauses and Christophe Berra glances the ball home to put them two goals to the good.

GOAL (Frecklington)

Rotherham 1-0 Middlesbrough

Absolute scenes at the New York Stadium as Lee Frecklington latches onto a loose ball in the 18-yard box and fires past Boro keeper Dimi Konstantopoulos.

If the Millers hold on, it will be the first time this season they've won three games on the bounce.

GOAL (Bojaj)

Huddersfield 3-0 Reading

Three points all wrapped up for Huddersfield as Flo Bojaj scores his first professional goal with a simple tap-in. 

Easy as you like. Reading well beaten.

Reading dejected

Brighton 0-0 Sheffield Wednesday

Both managers make a change as impact man Bobby Zamora, who hasn't played for two and a half weeks, replaces Anthony Knockaert and Kazenga LuaLua comes on for Tomer Hemed for the hosts.

The Owls' third leading goal scorer in the Championship, Atdhe Nuhiu, takes Lucas Joao's place up front.

Who's going to make a name for themselves tonight?

Time for any more twists and turns? You bet. About five minutes left in the majority of our Championship games.

GOAL (Angella)

QPR 2-0 Derby

Has that secured three points for QPR? Gabriele Angella slides in Matty Phillips' free-kick at the back post to double their lead.

Rotherham 0-0 Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough have 10 minutes to find a winner if they are to have any chance of returning to the top of the Championship. Surely there must be some goals in this one. There has been just one shot on target in the opening 80 minutes.

Bolton's new owner?

Bolton 0-1 Ipswich

Bolton avoided their third winding-up order at the High Court yesterday because of this man. Dean Holdsworth's Sports Shield consortium now has two weeks to complete their takeover of the Championship's bottom side.

On the pitch, Wanderers have created chances tonight but finishing has again been their problem.

Dean Holdsworth
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Fulham 2-3 Burnley

Burnley are heading three points clear at the top of the Championship at the moment with Middlesbrough drawing at Rotherham.

It's still an open game though at Craven Cottage, could there be a sixth of the night?

GOAL (Flint)

Wolves 1-1 Bristol City

Aden Flint restores parity for Bristol City with 13 minutes left on the clock at Molineux as he latches on to Joe Bryan's delivery in the six-yard box.

Goals, goals, goals

We're focusing on the Football League tonight but arguably the game of the night is in the National League at the Deva Stadium, where there's been just the 10 goals... striker James Alabi has four of them and Chester have eight...

GOAL | Chester 8-2 Aldershot - Ross Hannah 74 minutes.

Charlton 0-0 MK Dons

Charlton v MK Dons
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Still no goals between Charlton and MK Dons at The Valley.

Listen to that game live on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra via the Live Coverage tab.

Brighton 0-0 Sheffield Wednesday

We finally have some action at the Amex Stadium as Brighton goalkeeper David Stockdale is forced into a full-stretch save to deny Barry Bannan from opening the scoring.

The resultant corner comes to nothing but we've had our first shot on target and things can only get better!

GOAL (Gray)

Fulham 2-3 Burnley

Andre Gray
Rex Features

Leading 1-0. Trailing 2-1. Now back ahead 3-2.

And who else for Burnley but Andre Gray? He turns smartly on the edge of the area and drills the ball low past the goalkeeper - his 22nd goal of the season.

RED CARD (Fabio)

Cardiff 0-1 Leeds

The night goes from bad to worse for Cardiff as Fabio is shown a second yellow card for a late challenge.

Can the Bluebirds find a way back or will Leeds seal a second consecutive victory?

How it stands

Sam Vokes' equaliser at Fulham means Burnley will remain top of the Championship by a point if results stay as they are.

The door is open for Middlesbrough to leapfrog them at the summit if they can find a winner at Rotherham.

Rotherham 0-0 Middlesbrough

Adam Forshaw
Rex Features

It's fair to say this game has been as dull as dishwater. There's been a shortage of chances in this game but Greg Halford has come close to breaking the deadlock.

The Millers man rises and attempts to nod home a succession of corners, but Middlesbrough clear their lines.

GOAL (Paterson)

Huddersfield 2-0 Reading

An immediate impact from substitute Sean Scannell as the winger drives at the Reading defence before delivering a pin-point cross for Jamie Paterson to tap in and double the hosts' lead.

GOAL (Vokes)

Fulham 2-2 Burnley

Sam Vokes
Rex Features

Burnley scored early in the first half and have scored early in the second half, but this time from the spot.

Joey Barton is bundled over in the box and Sam Vokes strokes the penalty home for his second of the night.

GOAL (Wells)

Huddersfield 1-0 Reading

Oh Andy Taylor what are you doing!

The Reading defender terribly underhits a backpass to Ali Al-Habsi allowing Nakhi Wells to run on to the ball, round the Royals keeper and slot into an empty net.

That's certainly one of the easiest of the striker's 15 goals for the season.

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Don't forget, if you click on the play button at the top of the page you can watch 5 live Final Score and follow the goals as they go in around the country this evening.

Fancy some full commentary from the Championship? Charlton v MK Dons is available from 5 live sports extra by clicking on the Live Coverage tab and selecting the corresponding link.