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Summary

  1. Championship leaders Norwich beat QPR 4-0
  2. Leeds lose away at Birmingham, Sheffield United go second with win to Preston
  3. Villa score two stoppage-time goals to win at Sheffield Wednesday
  4. League Two leaders Lincoln win at fellow promotion chasers MK Dons

Live Reporting

By Tom Garry, Deepak Mahay and Phil Cartwright

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye

    Yet another crazy, bonkers day in the weird and wonderful world of the English Football League.

    Norwich and Lincoln moved closer to promotion in their respective leagues, while we were treated to goals galore all over the place!

    We're back on Tuesday with more Championship live text coverage, while click here to watch the FA Cup semi-final between Manchester City and Brighton.

    Thanks for joining us!

  2. Two points separate four relegation rivals

    As it stands

    Reading and Bolton were the big losers at the bottom today, while Ipswich are 13 points adrift despite winning this afternoon.

    Just two points now separate 22nd-placed Rotherham and Wigan, in 19th. Wow, it's tight!

  3. Villa head play-off contenders

    The Championship play-off race

    Play-off race

    Aston Villa's late win means it's they and Bristol City who are fifth and sixth in the Championship table.

    Even Hull (11th, 57 points) and Sheffield Wednesday (12th, 56 points) are still in the mix. It's all to play for!

  4. Norwich sitting pretty

    How it stands at the top

    As it stands

    It's turned in to a super day for Norwich, as their 4-0 win is followed by a defeat for Leeds.

    Sheffield United are now a point above the Whites in second, while West Brom lost more ground on their rivals.

  5. League Two full-time headlines

    Northampton
    • Lincoln extend their lead at the top of the table to 11 points by beating MK Dons 2-0. Four points from their final five games will send the Imps up to League One.
    • Bury drop down to fourth in the table after they conceded late on to lose 3-2 to against 10-man Carlisle.
    • Swindon and Yeovil drew 1-1, while Notts County are held 2-2 at home by Northampton.
    • Sol Campbell's Macclesfield drew their third game in a row, 1-1 at home to Morecambe, and remain bottom of the table.
  6. League One full-time headlines

    • Leaders Luton preserve their five-month unbeaten run in League One - James Collins scored but was later sent off against Blackpool, but Jason Cummings scored late to snatch a 2-2 draw.
    • Second-placed Barnsley lost at Burton, while Sunderland and Portsmouth both won on the road.
    • Southend drew 2-2 at Fleetwood in their first game under new boss Kevin Bond, while struggling Walsall and Bradford went down to damaging home defeats.
  7. Championship full-time headlines

    What an afternoon, after leaders Norwich's 4-0 win this lunchtime, now here's a summary of the drama in the 15:00 kick-offs in the Championship...

    • Sheff Utd go second as they win at Preston while Leeds lose at Birmingham
    • Villa go fifth with a late win over their former boss Steve Bruce
    • Fourth-placed West Brom lose at Millwall
    • Relegation-threatened Rotherham, Hull and Ipswich also win
    • Middlesbrough lose a sixth straight game at Swansea
    • Wigan strike late to draw 2-2 at Bristol City; Brentford & Derby share six-goal thriller
  8. Post update

    Well, it's been a remarkable few hours. Let's recap on the best of the action in the EFL.

  9. FULL-TIME

    Brentford 3-3 Derby

    A dull draw... Or not!

  10. FULL-TIME

    Rotherham 2-1 Nottm Forest

    Rotherham score

    A big win for the Millers' survival prospects, but they remain in the bottom three despite beating Forest.

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    Hull 3-1 Reading

    Reading slip closer to the bottom three, while Hull keep their slim play-off hopes alive.

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    Bolton 1-2 Ipswich

    Bottom club Ipswich get a long-awaited win and pile more misery on second-from-bottom Bolton, who are surely down now as many of their rivals picked up points today.

  13. FULL-TIME

    Birmingham 1-0 Leeds

    A very significant result! Leeds slip to third.

    Birmingham end their five-match losing run with a hard-fought win.

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    Sheff Wed 1-3 Aston Villa

    Kodjia

    Sheffield Wednesday are beaten for the first time under former Villa boss Steve Bruce, whose old side are in red hot form.

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    Blackburn 0-1 Stoke

    Stoke miss another penalty but Peter Etebo ends their long goal drought to give the Potters all three points at Blackburn.

  16. League Two latest

    Late goals in League Two...

    Lincoln are 2-0 up at MK Dons and lowly Yeovil have equalised at Swindon!

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    Bristol City 2-2 Wigan

    Bristol City v Wigan

    Bristol City throw away two points late on.

  18. GOAL: Bolton 1-2 Ipswich

    Josh Emmanuel own goal (90+2 mins)

    Surely little too late for Bolton as the ball trickles in off Josh Emmanuel after a deep cross is not collected by Ipswich keeper Bartosz Bialkowski.

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    Swansea 3-1 Middlesbrough

    Middlesbrough fall to a sixth successive defeat, going down to Swansea in south Wales.

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    Preston 0-1 Sheff Utd

    David McGoldrick

    It's a massive, massive win for Sheffield United. Now they wait to see the final score in Leeds' game...