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Dean Smith: Aston Villa have got ‘bums off seats’ again

Aston Villa’s performance in their 3-0 win at Derby “certainly got the supporters’ bums off their seats,” says head coach Dean Smith.

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Dwight Gayle compounds Leeds’ misery as four-goal West Brom run riot

Marcelo Bielsa had described this trip to West Bromwich Albion as a stern defensive examination and, in the event, it was one his Leeds United side failed miserably. Earlier this week Bielsa reeled off the squad numbers of Albion’s front four, declarin…

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Funeral for former Aston Villa chairman Doug Ellis

Fans have turned out for his funeral as colleagues recall his contribution to football and charity.

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Sheffield United 0-0 Sheffield Wednesday – as it happened

David McGoldrick missed a first-half penalty and Billy Sharp put a stoppage-time header wide as the hosts had to settle for a point despite relentless pressure 9.58pm GMT David McGoldrick wasted a golden chance to take Sheffield United to the top of th…

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James McClean: Stoke City winger apologises to ‘vast majority’ of fans

Stoke City winger James McClean apologises to the “vast majority” of the club’s fans for his “uneducated cavemen” post.

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West Bromwich Albion v Leeds United

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday’s Championship game between West Bromwich Albion and Leeds United.

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Birmingham City 3-3 Hull City: Che Adams hat-trick earns Blues point

Che Adams scored a hat-trick to extend Birmingham’s unbeaten home run to 14 games, after a second-half comeback by Hull.

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Derby County 0-3 Aston Villa: Dean Smith’s side earn ‘merited’ win at Pride Park

Aston Villa boss Dean Smith says his side “merited” their comfortable Championship win at Derby County.

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Norwich City 4-3 Millwall: Teemu Pukki scores injury-time winner

Daniel Farke revels in a “magic” win over Millwall as Norwich fight back from 3-2 down in injury time to go top of the Championship.

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Lukas Jutkiewicz: Birmingham City boss Garry Monk says striker deserves his rewards

Birmingham City striker Lukas Jutkiewicz deserves his Championship Player of the Month award, says boss Garry Monk.

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Blackburn Rovers 1-1 Rotherham United: Hosts get late point despite Marek Rodak heroics

Dominant Blackburn come from behind to draw after finally finding a way past inspired Rotherham keeper Marek Rodak.

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Mark Devlin: Brentford chief executive to exit Championship club after seven years

Brentford chief executive Mark Devlin is to leave at the end of December after seven years with the Championship club.

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Middlesbrough 2-0 Wigan: Jordan Hugill double moves Boro up to second

A first-half double from Jordan Hugill sends Middlesbrough second in the Championship with a routine win over Wigan.

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Bristol City 0-1 Preston North End: Callum Robinson’s goal enough for visitors

Callum Robinson’s eighth goal of the season is enough to give visitors Preston three points at Bristol City.

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Nottingham Forest 0-0 Stoke City: Jack Butland rescues point for Potters at City Ground

Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland makes a series of late saves in an enthralling draw against Nottingham Forest.

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Angus MacDonald: Hull City defender out until March with blood clot

Hull City defender Angus MacDonald will be out until at least March after a blood clot was found in his calf.

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