Got a TV Licence?

You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.

Find out more
I don’t have a TV Licence.

Summary

  1. Wolves & Villa pay tribute to Graham Taylor
  2. Joe Mason gives Wolves derby victory
  3. Newcastle win at Brentford to go top
  4. Brighton's 18-game unbeaten run ends at Preston
  5. Ten-man Norwich lose to Rotherham
  6. Sheff Wed beat rivals Huddersfield
  7. James Vaughan scores four in 27 mins for Bury

Live Reporting

By Matt Newsum

All times stated are UK

Get involved

  1. Goodbye

    FT: Wolves 1-0 Aston Villa

    Graham Taylor tribute at Watford

    English football did itself proud today in the tributes to a man who epitomised so much good about our game - the late Graham Taylor.

    His life, after he died at the age of 72 this past week, was remembered throughout the country and notably at his three major league clubs in Watford, Aston Villa and Wolves.

    We saw some terrific football too throughout a day of EFL games, and the derby that ended the action this evening was a brilliant contest of controlled passion and rivalry.

    Thanks for joining us today, there's FA Cup replay action on BBC Sport this midweek, before we return with the best of the EFL next weekend, starting with Brighton and Sheffield Wednesday on Friday night.

    Until then, goodbye.

  2. Saturday's Championship headlines

    Daryl Murphy
    • Daryl Murphy scored his first league goal for Newcastle United to send the Magpies back to the top of the Championship table thanks to a 2-1 victory at Brenford.
    • Brighton & Hove Albion were the team to surrender top spot, losing 2-0 at Preston North End for their first defeat the league for the first time since 10 September.
    • The pressure continues to build on Norwich City boss Alex Neil, whose team lost at bottom side Rotherham United.
    • Sheffield Wednesday won the Yorkshire derby against Huddersfield Town, Ross Wallace scoring a superb 30-yarder for the Owls.
    • In the late game, Joe Mason's first-half goal gave Wolves victory over West Midlands rivals Aston Villa, on a night during which Graham Taylor was remembered, following his death on Thursday.
  3. Get Involved via #bbcefl

    FT: Wolves 1-0 Aston Villa

    Some understandably disappointed Aston Villa fans getting in touch via #bbcefl on Twitter tonight...

    Mike: Season over. We'll be in this division for the foreseeable future. Completely gutless and ineffective display. #AVFC

    Jon Evans: The biggest disappointment for villa this season has been McCormack. Seems to have forgotten how to play.

  4. No extra delight for Lambert against old club

    FT: Wolves 1-0 Aston Villa

    Wolves boss Paul Lambert told Sky Sports: "It's another three points - they're a great club, are Aston Villa.

    "We've been playing like that for a few weeks now, and not got the result we deserve. They're a young, vibrant and energetic team.

    "Since I came in, I've tried to get the players not to sit back, but to make things happen. Over the last six seven weeks we've been very good. Confidence is flowing at the moment."

  5. You go 39 years without a home win...

    FT: Wolves 1-0 Aston Villa

    ... Only for fortunes to turn in one 90-minute encounter.

    John Richards led the Wolves attack the last time they were victors against 'The Villa' in May 1978. Sammy Chung was the manager.

    They might have only met nine times at Molineux before today since that success, but that's a lot of time between drinks!

    John Richards
  6. 'I think we deserved it'

    FT: Wolves 1-0 Aston Villa

    Wolves midfielder Jack Price told Sky Sports: "It was a great battle. I think we deserved it - it's not the best we've played all season, but the lads put a really good shift in.

    "We're full of confidence playing under the gaffer. Since Paul Lambert has come in he's told us to look up and not down."

  7. FULL-TIME

    FT: Wolves 1-0 Aston Villa

    Wolves celebrate

    Wolves win it! Joe Mason's goal proves the difference in a battle of the two West Midlands clubs rich in history and rivalry.

    Paul Lambert overcomes his former side on a poignant day in which the late Graham Taylor, once of both clubs, was remembered in style following his death this week at the age of 72.

    Aston Villa failed to truly trouble the home team and the delight on the faces of some of the Wanderers homegrown was clearly visible.

    A great advert for the Championship. Terrific game.

  8. Post update

    Wolves 1-0 Aston Villa

    One minute to go. Jon Dadi Bodvarsson holds the ball up in the corner to waste time. Whistles ring around the ground.

    Wolves less than 20 seconds away...

  9. Post update

    Wolves 1-0 Aston Villa

    Wolves defending their lead with vigour, Villa being urged to load it forward.

    Who has the mettle? Wolves mop up another raid without incident.

  10. INJURY TIME

    Wolves 1-0 Aston Villa

    We're into injury time. FOUR MINUTES.

    Alan Hutton
  11. Post update

    Wolves 1-0 Aston Villa

    Bright Enobakhare had the chance to finish it there! Jon Dadi Bodvarsson was put into space by Wolves and held the ball up long enough for the midfielder to get to him. SHOT WIDE.

    Into the final minute.

  12. Post update

    Wolves 1-0 Aston Villa

    Helder Costa has been such a useful outlet ball for Wolves, whenever the pressure has been on a swift pass to the Portuguese has seen the hosts scamper upfield.

    Villa need to get the ball off him now, he's ticking down that clock.

    Even Steve Bruce can't watch...

    Steve Bruce
  13. Post update

    Wolves 1-0 Aston Villa

    Wolves made a great break down the left through Matt Doherty a moment ago but were unable to finish things off.

    Villa then scramble to shut down Jon Dadi Bodvarsson as he trundled into the box.

    Time is running out now...

  14. Post update

    Wolves 1-0 Aston Villa

    Jack Grealish looks like a latter-day Tony Morley with his socks rolled down his shins but the Villa forward has been unable to light up the visitors in the same the winger did in the early 1980s.

    Danny Batth looked to have got away with a tug on a Villa player there as the ball came in the box. Let off for Wolves!

  15. Post update

    Wolves 1-0 Aston Villa

    What those Villa fans amassed in the away section at Molineux wouldn't give for a shot on goal. Let alone a goal. Nowt to cheer on that score.

    Ross McCormack had one taken off his toe a moment ago by Conor Coady, and now Villa have a throw down in Wolves' left-full back position...

  16. 'We are fighting to convince Martin'

    FT: Fulham 2-0 Barnsley

    Martin

    Fulham striker Chris Martin came back into the side today against Barnsley after being missing amid speculation he could return to parent club Derby. And Martin marked his comeback with a penalty to set Fulham on their way to victory.

    "Chris Martin did a job with his team-mates, and he did his job for Fulham. Everyone knows how important he is for us," boss Slavisa Jokanovic said. 

    "We are fighting to convince him to stay with us. 

    "He showed us a great performance and we are happy because he is back. But on the other hand, I am proud of all my players."

  17. Post update

    Wolves 1-0 Aston Villa

    Ross McCormack

    Danger for Wolves there as Villa finally got Ross McCormack turning and running at the defence. However, his little ball through for Andre Green finds the Villa forward offside.

    George Saville responds for Wolves with a 30-yarder that flies into the chest of Sam Johnstone. Approaching the final 10...

  18. SUBSTITUTION

    Wolves 1-0 Aston Villa

    A threaded pass got Nouha Dicko away down the right side but he was unable to get a shot away.

    The ball was won back well though, by the home side, who are bidding to stretch Villa. Steve Bruce's team have formed a rather durable defensive wall.

    Last sub from Wolves - on comes Jon Dadi-Bodvarsson and Dicko makes his way to the bench.

  19. SUBSTITUTION

    Wolves 1-0 Aston Villa

    George Saville gets his chance to impress now, with Dave Edwards heading off.

    The Wales midfielder had stitches earlier, he's done his warhorse act now and is well due a rest.

  20. Post update

    Wolves 1-0 Aston Villa

    Wolves tried to play their way out of trouble but Villa, showing some spirit, got the ball back and RIchard Stearman's skewed header sails behind for a corner.

    Fans chant Graham Taylor's name and applaud as we get to the 72nd minute, sadly the age in which the former England boss died earlier this week.

    Paul Lambert