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Gary Rose and Neil Johnston

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  1. Goodbye

    Twenty goals, red cards, plenty of near misses...just a normal night in the Championship. Brighton have pulled five points clear after yet another win. How long before Chris Hughton will be seen back in the Premier League again? Many thanks for your company. Goodbye.

  2. League One review

    All over in the two League One games, with Colchester winning 3-2 at Sheffield United in a breathtaking game that saw the Blades battle back from 2-0 down, before Marvin Sordell bagged a winner.

    Meanwhile, Millwall won 2-0 at Port Vale.

    Colchester move up to 19th with their win, while Millwall are 12th.


    Reading 0-1 Derby

    Paul Clement triumphs in the battle of the former Chelsea backroom staff as Steve Clarke's Reading suffer a second defeat of the campaign.

  4. Post update

    Charlton 1-2 Huddersfield


    Bolton 0-0 Sheff Wed

    One win in seven Championship games for Bolton and Sheffield Wednesday this season. 


    Reading 0-1 Derby

    More frustration for the hosts as Oliver Norwood has his name taken for bringing down Richard Keogh.

  7. Post update

    Charlton 1-2 Huddersfield

    Yorkshire captain Andrew Gale is pretty happy with Huddersfield Town's first win of the season...

  8. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Sheff Wed

    Liam Feeney of Bolton

    Five additional minutes.

  9. Post update

    Reading 0-1 Derby

    The 10 men of Reading are throwing everything at this in the closing stages.Chaos inside the Derby penalty area as Chris Gunter's cross is half cleared, Danny Williams heads back into danger area but the Rams escape. 

  10. Championship top six


    This is how the top six of the Championship looks after the full-time results in the 19:45 BST kick-offs. Brighton are five points clear at the top of the table.


    Reading 0-1 Derby

    Derby are minutes away from a second league win under Paul Clement. Goalscorer Tom Ince is replaced by Andreas Weimann. 


    Burnley 2-1 MK Dons


    Middlesbrough 3-1 Brentford

  14. Post update

    Burnley 2-1 MK Dons

    Into the sixth minute of injury time at Burnley...


    Charlton 1-2 Huddersfield

    Chris Powell celebrates Huddersfield win

    Cardiff 0-2 Hull


    Brighton 2-1 Rotherham


    Preston 1-1 Bristol City


    Birmingham 0-1 Nottm Forest


    Leeds 0-1 Ipswich

    Ipswich celebrate at full-time
  21. Post update

    Birmingham 0-1 Nottm Forest

    Jonathan Spector hooks a shot straight at the goalkeeper as Birmingham push for that equaliser. Deep into injury time now...


    Bolton 0-0 Sheff Wed

    Emile Heskey is on for Bolton. Can the former England striker come up with a winner?

  23. Elsewhere

    Millwall have added a second goal at Port Vale, Lee Gregory scoring a 90th minute penalty to make it 2-0 in that League One game.

  24. CLOSE!

    Preston 1-1 Bristol City

    Unbelievable miss by Bristol City to snatch all three points as Luke Freeman heads over from six yards. 

  25. Post update

    Into stoppage time at most of the 19:45 BST kick-offs. Any last-minute drama on the cards?

  26. Post update

    Birmingham 0-1 Nottm Forest

    Paul Caddis hooks away a cross as Nottingham Forest push for a second that would surely put this game beyond Birmingham.

  27. GOAL - Reading 0-1 Derby

    Tom Ince (69 mins)

    Reading look dejected as Tom Ince scores for Derby

    Derby only have one win under Paul Clement but they find themselves ahead as Tom Ince shows his class by slotting home low after Chris Martin's clever pass. 

  28. Post update

    Charlton 1-2 Huddersfield

    Jordan Cousins of Charlton and Elliott Ward of Huddersfield

    A tense final few minutes ahead for Huddersfield fans with Charlton firmly on the front foot at the moment. Conor McAleney hits a shot straight into the hands of Terriers keeper Jed Steer.

  29. Elsewhere

    Marvin Sordell bags his first goal since April 2014. Not one for the scrapbook though as it takes a huge deflection, but he won't care as Colchester now lead 3-2 at Sheffield United in League One.

  30. GOAL - Preston 1-1 Bristol City

    Aaron Wilbraham (81 mins)

    Are Bristol City on their way to a rare point? Joe Bryan crosses from the left and skipper Aaron Wilbraham forces the ball home from close range.  

  31. GOAL - Cardiff 0-2 Hull

    Abel Hernandez (80 mins)

    The win looks safe (I've said this before!) as Hull add a second, Abel Hernandez finishes smartly. Harsh on Cardiff as they had been looking like they would get an equaliser.

  32. GOAL - Middlesbrough 3-1 Brentford

    Albert Adomah (77 mins)

    Surely Middlesbrough are on their way to a third straight win. Ghana midfielder Albert Adomah  produces a wonderful finish from an angle before running off to the home dugout to celebrate.

  33. CLOSE!

    Cardiff 0-1 Hull

    A chance for Hull to add to their lead as Sone Aluko uses his pace to bolt into the area, but he shoots just wide of the left upright.

  34. CLOSE!

    Bolton 0-0 Sheff Wed

    Bolton manager Neil Lennon watches play

    Big chance for Bolton but Gary Madine somehow heads over the bar from close range. Will they be made to pay for that miss?

  35. Post update

    Leeds 0-1 Ipswich

    Sam Byram of Leeds is booked

    Ex-Leeds United striker Noel Whelan: "Leeds have lost rhythm. The game keeps breaking up.

    "It starts and stops. There's no flow to Leeds game in this second half, not like we saw in the first half.

    "Ipswich have made it difficult to get into this game again. When we get the chance, we can cut teams up quickly."

    Follow dedicated coverage of this game here.

  36. Post update

    Reading 0-0 Derby

  37. Post update

    Birmingham 0-1 Nottm Forest

    Birmingham are pushing for that equaliser as Demarai Gray volleys just wide. Nottingham Forest holding onto their lead for now.

  38. GOAL - Middlesbrough 2-1 Brentford

    Christian Stuani (69 mins)

    Boro move up to second in the table as Christian Stuani helps himself to his second goal, the Uruguay forward pouncing from close range.

  39. GOAL - Brighton 2-1 Rotherham

    Jonson Clarke-Harris (71 mins)

    Hang on, maybe not quite over as Brighton go to sleep and Rotherham pull a goal back,  Jonson Clarke-Harris heading in from a free-kick.

  40. As it stands

    Twenty minutes remaining and as things stand...Brighton are five points clear at the top of the Championship table. Burnley, who lead MK Dons 2-1, are currently second.

  41. CLOSE!

    Leeds 0-1 Ipswich

    Ipswich are looking to wrap up the points and they go ever so close to doubling the lead as Ryan Fraser drills inches wide after getting the better of Sol Bamba 

  42. GOAL - Brighton 2-0 Rotherham

    Dale Stephens (67 mins)

    It looks like it is all over for Rotherham as Brighton extend their lead, Dale Stephens launching a low drive from the edge of the box and into the back of the net. Brighton are looking good for strengthening their place at the top of the table. Five points clear as it stands.


    Cardiff 0-1 Hull

    Sammy Ameobi is on now for Cardiff, replacing Anthony Pilkington. The hosts are going for it, with just over 20 minutes left.

  44. Post update

    Charlton 1-2 Huddersfield

    Huddersfield brought on 19-year-old Philip Billing at the start of the second half for goalscorer Emyr Huws and he has just had a chance, forcing a save with a low free-kick. Still Huddersfield have the slender advantage.

  45. Post update

    Middlesbrough 1-1 Brentford

  46. Post update

    Reading 0-0 Derby

    Adam Williams

    BBC Sport at Madejski Stadium

    Orlando Sa has words with Jason Shackell

    Just as this game was winding down to an uneventful first half, Reading's Orlando Sa was shown a straight red card. An incident down on the touchline with Derby's Jason Shackell was spotted by the linesman who immediately alerted referee Andrew Davies.

    He had no hesitation in showing the striker, who scored a hat-trick only four days ago against Ipswich, his way to the tunnel. It appears he may have head-butted the Derby midfielder who received a yellow card himself.

    That may well change things for Steve Clarke's side after the break, who have looked relatively untroubled so far.

  47. Post update

    Burnley 2-1 MK Dons

    Andre Gray is causing MK Dons all sorts of bother as he has another chance, getting into the area before having a pop at goal, but his strike is deflected wide.

  48. Elsewhere...

    Another goal in League One as Mark Beevers puts Millwall 1-0 ahead at Port Vale.

    Meanwhile, Sheffield United have staged a stunning comeback against Colchester as Martyn Woolford strokes a shot into the far corner, 2-2.

  49. Post update

    Cardiff 0-1 Hull

    Cardiff are still losing, but are pushing for that equaliser as Kagisho Dikgacoi heads just over from a free-kick. Good chance.

  50. GOAL - Birmingham 0-1 Nottm Forest

    Dexter Blackstock (54 mins)

    Moments after Clayton Donaldson misses a good chance for Birmingham, Nottingham Forest take the lead. Jamie Ward does all the work, getting away down the left before crossing for Dexter Blackstock to stab home.

  51. GOAL - Middlesbrough 1-1 Brentford

    Lasse Vibe (49 mins)

    What a mess as far as Boro are concerned. Brentford take full advantage as a mix-up at the back involving Daniel Ayala and keeper Dimitrios Konstantopoulos allows Lasse Vibe to score.  

  52. GOAL - Burnley 2-1 MK Dons

    George Boyd (48 mins)

    Burnley get back in front as Andre Gray delivers a cross towards the far post, where the unmarked George Boyd drives a fine volley into the back of the net.

  53. GOAL - Preston 1-0 Bristol City

    Neil Kilkenny (50 mins)

    Wow. A goal of the night contender as Neil Kilkenny hits an unbelievable curling shot into the top corner from 30 yards. Bristol City keeper Scott Fielding is left grasping at thin air.

  54. GOAL

    Sheffield United halve the deficit straight from the restart as the Blades win a penalty. Billy Sharp's  first one is saved, but the referee orders a retake and he makes no mistake at the second time of asking.

  55. Post update

    Leeds 0-1 Ipswich

  56. CLOSE!

    Brighton 1-0 Rotherham

    Chris Maguire fluffs a golden chance to get Rotherham level straight after the restart, firing well over from Danny Ward's fine cross.

  57. KICK-OFF

    Sam Baldock of Brighton and Danny Colling of Rotherham battle for the ball

    Can bottom club Rotherham turn it around at leaders Brighton? Will there be more goals at Charlton? Will there be any goals at Preston? Time to find out. We're back under way in our 19:45 BST games.


    Nick Blackman of Reading with the ball

    Half-time in the two 20:00 BST kick-offs and there's not an awful lot to report...

    Bolton 0-0 Sheff Wed

    Reading 0-0 Derby

  59. RED CARD - Reading 0-0 Derby

    Orlando Sa (45 + 3 mins)

    Orlando Sa is sent off for Reading

    Reading will have to play the whole of the second half with 10 men after Portuguese forward Orlando Sa is shown a straight red card for an off the ball incident. Derby defender Jason Shackell is also shown a yellow card.

  60. Post update

    Brighton 1-0 Rotherham

    England & Sussex Women's cricketer Sarah Taylor is enjoying a winning night, so far, at Brighton.

  61. League One half-time

    There's just two games in League One tonight with Colchester  2-0 up at Sheffield United and Port Vale drawing 0-0 at home to Millwall.

  62. As it stands

    Are Brighton going five points clear at the top of the Championship?

    That's how it looks in the 'as it stands' table.

    Long, long way to go yet though.


    Reading 0-0 Derby

    Derby Manager Paul Clement

    Great passage of play as Reading midfielder Oliver Norwood lets fly from 30 yards - Scott Carson palming around the post.


    Half-time in all eight 19:45 BST kick-offs. Not that many goals flying around but Charlton looks like being the place to be with three in the opening 45 minutes

    Birmingham 0-0 Nottingham Forest

    Brighton 1-0 Rotherham

    Burnley 1-1 MK Dons

    Cardiff 0-1 Hull 

    Charlton 1-2 Huddersfield

    Leeds 0-1 Ipswich

    Middlesbrough 1-0 Brentford

    Preston 0-0 Bristol City

  65. GOAL - Burnley 1-1 MK Dons

    Carl Baker (45 mins)

    What a good time to score as MK Dons equalise on the stroke of half-time, Carl Baker heading in at the back post from a cross.

  66. Post update

    Middlesbrough 1-0 Brentford

    Boro fans are celebrating again but the linesman's flag goes up to deny David Nugent after finding the net.

  67. Post update

    Brighton 1-0 Rotherham

    Tomer Hemed's header is saved as Brighton push for a second. Rotherham will welcome the half-time whistle.

  68. GOAL - Charlton 1-2 Huddersfield

    Naby Sarr (40 mins)

    Naby Sarr scores

    Charlton are back in this with a goal just before half time, Naby Sarr heading home.

  69. Post update

    Cardiff 0-1 Hull

    Sean Morrison heads just over for the hosts. Cardiff are pressing, can Hull hold on before half-time?

  70. Post update

    Brighton 1-0 Rotherham

    Brighton fans want a penalty as Jamie Murphy takes a tumble in the box. Nothing given. Tough night so far for Rotherham.

  71. GOAL - Middlesbrough 1-0 Brentford

    Christian Stuani (35 mins)

    Are Middlesbrough on their way to a third straight win?  Christhian Stuani nets from six yards after a good ball in from Diego Fabbrini. 

  72. GOAL - Charlton 0-2 Huddersfield

    Emyr Huws (34 mins)

    Emyr Huws scores for Huddersfield

    What a night so far for Huddersfield! Emyr Huws, on loan from Wigan, curls home a free-kick on his full debut.

  73. CLOSE!

    Middlesbrough 0-0 Brentford

    So close for Boro as Stewart Downing hits the side netting with a free-kick from 25 yards.

  74. GOAL - Burnley 1-0 MK Dons

    Sam Vokes (32 mins)

    Breakthrough! Sam Vokes puts the host ahead with his second of the season, drilling home from 20 yards.

  75. GOAL - Leeds 0-1 Ipswich

    Tommy Smith (32 mins)

    Lewis Cook of Leeds

    Leeds have work to do if they are to extend their unbeaten league start to the campaign. The home defence makes a mess of clearing an Ipswich corner and Tommy Smith is able to head home.

  76. Post update

    Charlton 0-1 Huddersfield

    No real response yet from Charlton as Huddersfield continue to hold on to their lead. The hosts have just had a free-kick in a promising position, but blasted it into the wall.


    Bolton 0-0 Sheff Wed

    Ben Amos makes a save

    Fantastic stop by Ben Amos to deny Sheffield Wednesday;s Marco Matias as the striker looked set to round the keeper. Action-packed start at Bolton.

  78. GOAL - Brighton 1-0 Rotherham

    Tomer Hemed (27 mins)

    Tomer Hemed scores

    Well, Rotherham fans can't say this has not been coming. Brighton take a deserved lead as Tomer Hemed drives into the roof of the net from a cross.

  79. Post update

    Cardiff 0-1 Hull

    Ooof! Good chance for Cardiff to equalise as Kenwyne Jones cuts inside before hitting a rasping effort at goal. Allan McGregor does well to parry.

  80. GOAL

    What's going on at Sheffield United? The Blades now trail 2-0 at home to Colchester after George Moncur grabs his second of the night in the League One clash.

  81. Post update

    Brighton 0-0 Rotherham

    Brighton keep on knocking on that door as Jamie Murphy shoots just wide, while Sam Baldock volleys over. Still goalless.

  82. CLOSE!

    Bolton 0-0 Shef Wed

    Derik Osede of Bolton is tackled

    What a chance. Sheffield Wednesday's Fernando Forestieri is clean through but falls over when one-on-one and the hosts are able to clear.

  83. Post update

    Burnley 0-0 MK Dons

    Another chance for Andre Gray as this time his close-range effort is kept out. Can MK Dons keep them out?

  84. Post update

    Reading 0-0 Derby

    Bradley Johnson battles for the ball

    Reading put five past Ipswich in their last outing and Steve Clarke's side are clearly hungry for more goals. Nick Blackman wins a corner on the right as a cross is turned behind in the opening minute.

  85. Post update

    Birmingham 0-0 Nottm Forest

    Birmingham have made a bright start against Nottingham Forest, although no clear-cut chances as yet. Paul Caddis scampers away down the wing before trying to pick out Clayton Donaldson with a cross. Too much on it though and the chance is gone.

  86. Post update

    Preston 0-0 Bristol City

    Struggling near the bottom of the table and now Bristol City have lost on-loan Aston Villa defender Nathan Baker to injury at Deepdale. Derrick Williams is on in his place.

  87. Post update

    Burnley 0-0 MK Dons

    It is all Burnley at the moment as Andre Gray attempts the spectacular with a cheeky effort from the edge of the box. It flies over, though.

  88. KICK-OFF

    Under way in both our two 20:00 BST games at Bolton and Reading. 

    Will the Royal make it three wins out of three? Can Bolton string a winning run together?

  89. GOAL - Charlton 0-1 Huddersfield

    Harry Bunn (11 mins)

    Chris Powell celebrates

    Great start for Huddersfield as they break quickly through Sean Scannell, who crosses into the box and Harry Bunn volleys home.

  90. GOAL - Cardiff 0-1 Hull

    Mo Diame (8 mins)

    Hull are looking for their first away win of the season and this is the start they want as Mo Diame drills home from 15 yards.

  91. Post update

    Brighton 0-0 Rotherham

    Brighton are undoubtedly a team in form and they have made a confident start against Rotherham. The hosts are dominant in the early stages as Beram Kayal heads just wide.

  92. GOAL

    First domestic goal of the night comes in League One as George Moncur gives Colchester a sixth minute lead at Sheffield United.

  93. Post update

    Leeds 0-0 Ipswich

    Lively start at Elland Road as Gaetano Berardi surges down the wing and delivers a fine cross but Ipswich scramble the ball away before Chris Wood can do any damage.

  94. Post update

    Charlton 0-0 Huddersfield

    An early opportunity for Huddersfield as Emyr Huws sends a free-kick into the area, which is headed just over his own bar by a Charlton player.

  95. Rain and shine...

    Reading v Derby (20:00 BST)

    Adam Williams

    BBC Sport at Madejski Stadium


    Some sharp evening showers have made for a greasy surface at the Madejski Stadium as Reading host Derby.

    Reading are full of confidence after they scored five past a hapless Ipswich defence on Friday and make just the one change with Chelsea deadline day signing Michael Hectoreffectively making his first appearance on loan in place of Anton Ferdinand.

    Derby picked up their first win of the season at Preston on Saturday, but Paul Clement brings Scott Carson back in goal in place of Lee Grant, Craig Forsyth plays ahead of Stephen Warnock and Jeff Hendrick comes in for the injured Chris Baird.

  96. KICK-OFF

    Under way in eight of our ten Championship games. Who will score first?

    Remember Bolton v Sheffield Wednesday and Derby's visit to Reading start at 20:00 BST.

  97. Get Involved

    Are you concerned or surprised by your team's form? Can they turn it around or keep it up? 

    Andrew Dennett:  As a Brighton fan this season compared to last year is amazing! Strength in depth and confidence!! Well played Chris Hughton!   

    Let us know who you support, and your thoughts on your season so far via #bbcfootball and text in on  81111 (UK only)

  98. Rams ready for resurgent Royals?

    Reading v Derby (20:00 BST)

    Paul Clement

    Having made the move from Real Madrid assistant to the top job at Derby, it has been a pretty slow start to life as a manager for Paul Clement.

    The Rams drew four of their opening give games, before getting their first victory of the season at the weekend with a 2-1 win against Preston.

    This will no doubt be a tough test, though, with Reading riding high after a 5-1 thumping of Ipswich last-time out.

  99. Post update

    Reading v Derby (20:00 BST)

    Nick Blackman
  100. Owls boss feeling the pressure?

    Bolton v Sheff Wed (20:00 BST)

    Sheff Wed

    Is the pressure mounting on Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal?

    The Owls spent around £9m in the summer, bringing in 15 players, but are winless in their last five matches and travel to a Bolton side who are looking to record back-to-back victories.

    "I do not feel under pressure," Carvalhal said in the Yorkshire Post. "I feel confidence.”

  101. Post update

    Preston v Bristol City (19:45 BST)

  102. Frustrating start for promoted duo

    Preston v Bristol City (19:45 BST)

    Image caption: Simon Grayson led Preston to promotion to the Championship through the play-offs last season.

    The two promoted teams meet for the first time in the Championship, with both desperate for a win to kick-start their season.

    Preston are 20th on five points, with Bristol City one place below them on four points.

  103. Post update

    Middlesbrough v Brentford (19:45 BST)

  104. Promotion hopefuls meet again

    Middlesbrough v Brentford (19:45 BST)

    Image caption: Middlesbrough beat Brentford to reach the play-off final last season, where they lost to Norwich

    After losing four times to Middlesbrough season, and getting knocked out of the play-offs by them, Brentford are probably in the mood for a bit of revenge.

    That, though, will be easier said than done, with the Bees' last two visits to the Riverside seeing them concede seven goals and scoring none, but Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka is expecting a very different Brentford side this time.

    “The team is different and they changed the manager, so I think the game is going to be different especially to the game when we qualified for the final," he said.

  105. Post update

    Leeds v Ipswich (19:45 BST)

  106. Get Involved

    Are you concerned or surprised by your team's form? Can they turn it around or keep it up? 

    Adam, Birmingham fan:  The season has gone great so far, in the play-offs with a game in hand. Rowett is doing a phenomenal job and has assembled a quality team.

    Let us know who you support, and your thoughts on your season so far via #bbcfootball and text in on  81111 (UK only)

  107. Post update

    Leeds v Ipswich (19:45 BST)

    Adam Pope

    BBC West Yorkshire Sport

    "My memories of the Tractor Boys go back to 1970's and 1980's.

    "The late, great Sir Bobby Robson led them to two major trophies and a 6-0 thrashing of Manchester United. They had a great goalkeeper in Paul Cooper who saved eight penalties out of ten in a single season.

    "I still think the El Tractico moniker for their derby with Norwich is the best nickname of any clash between local rivals!"

  108. Post update

    Leeds v Ipswich (19:45 BST)

    For the Leeds and Ipswich fans out there who want a blow-by-blow account of that game, then good news!

    There's dedicated coverage of that game right here.

  109. Ipswich to hit back?

    Leeds v Ipswich (19:45 BST)


    A good time or a bad time for Leeds to play Ipswich? The Tractor Boys were beaten 5-1 by Reading last time, an uncharacteristically heavy defeat for Mick McCarthy's men.

    They face a Leeds side who have not lost a game so far this season, but have only won once.That was against promotion favourites Derby, though.

    Should be a close game.

  110. Charlton flying, Terriers toothless

    Charlton v Huddersfield (19:45 BST)

    Chris Powell

    It is back to the Valley for Huddersfield boss Chris Powell - the man who got Charlton promoted from League One in 2012.

    It might not be a happy return, though, given the two sides' respective form. Huddersfield are yet to a win a game this season, while Charlton have won two and drawn three of their first six games.

    They also had 21 shots on goal in their last game. A tough task ahead for the Terriers...

  111. Post update

    Cardiff v Hull (19:45 BST)

  112. Will Hull (and Steve Bruce) find their voice?

    Cardiff v Hull City (19:45 BST)

    Steve Bruce

    Hull City head to Cardiff looking to not only record their first away win of the season, but also prevent manager Steve Bruce from losing his voice.

    The Tigers, who were relegated from the Premier League last season, have picked up just one point from three away games.

    "We can’t keep letting the gaffer lose his voice at half-time, we have to have a look at ourselves," Hull City defender Michael Dawson told the Yorkshire Post.

  113. So far so good for Burnley

    Burnley v MK Dons (19:45 BST)


    After a slow start to their bid for a swift return to the Premier League, Burnley's season has kicked into gear with three wins from their last three games.

    That is in contrast to MK Dons' start to the campaign. Promoted from League One last season, they started well before losing their last two games and will have a tough task on their hands to avoid a third successive defeat.

  114. 'I couldn't have envisaged this'

    Brighton v Rotherham (19:45 BST)

  115. 'I don't fear the sack'

    Brighton v Rotherham (19:45 BST)

    Six games. No wins. Two points. Bottom of the table. Away to the Championship leaders. And Steve Evans has started talking in the third person. Bad times...

    Quote Message: The chairman has given me his support. That's no surprise to Steve Evans. The surprise is the other drivel that comes with it. from Steve Evans Rotherham United manager
    Steve EvansRotherham United manager
    Rotherham United manager Steve Evans
  116. Post update

    Birmingham v Nottingham Forest (19:45 BST)

  117. No Blues at Birmingham

    Birmingham v Nottm Forest (19:45 BST)

    Gary Rowett
    Image caption: Birmingham boss Gary Rowett has led his side to three wins and two draws in the Championship so far this season.

    Birmingham have certainly given their fans plenty to cheer this season, with no team having successfully managed to prevent them from scoring.

    That's a daunting prospect for Nottingham Forest, who have had an indifferent start to the campaign, but a win at QPR last time out will certainly give them confidence.

  118. How to follow the action

    BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra

    The top versus bottom clash between Brighton and Rotherham is tonight's 5 live sports extra commentary game. 

    For all the rest of the action we will cover all the goals as they go in right here and you can also keep up-to-date via Final Score online at the top of this page.

  119. Get involved

    How's things going so far for your team?

    As we've already said, surely it is far too early to be making decisions about how your season will play out? Well, we are going to ask for your views anyway. Are you concerned or surprised by your team's form? Can they turn it around or keep it up? 

    Let us know who you support, and your thoughts on your season so far via #bbcfootball and text in on 81111 (UK only)

  120. Early strugglers


    And here's the bottom of the table, which is very much northern England dominated.

  121. Early leaders


    So here is how it looks at the top of the table six games into the season. Brighton are the surprise leaders having won five of their six games so far, drawing the other one.

  122. Coming up in the Championship

    Kick-offs 19:45 BST unless stated

    Birmingham v Nottm Forest  

    Brighton v Rotherham  

    Burnley v MK Dons

    Cardiff v Hull 

    Charlton v Huddersfield

    Leeds v Ipswich  

    Middlesbrough v Brentford  

    Preston v Bristol City  

    Bolton v Sheff Wed (20:00 BST)

    Reading v Derby (20:00 BST)

  123. Fickle nature of football fans

    8 August: "Can't even beat [insert generic Championship team here]? We're going to get relegated!"

    Football fans

    29 August: "Two wins in a row? We'll win the league!"

    Football fans

    12 September: "Can't pass, can't score. Definitely going down!"

    They say you shouldn't judge how a team is shaping up for a season until after 10 games. 

    Try telling the fans that.