Birmingham City boss Harry Redknapp says he is disappointed not to be safe from relegation after 10-man Blues’ victory.
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Blackburn boss Tony Mowbray questions Huddersfield boss David Wagner for making 10 changes for their loss at Birmingham.
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Birmingham City manager Harry Redknapp tells BBC WM his side must go for all three points at Bristol City to guarantee Championship survival.
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Wigan chief executive Jamie Jackson says they do have a shortlist of potential new managers ready after their relegation.
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Reading, Sheffield Wednesday and (almost certainly) Fulham sealed play-off places, Wigan went down and it’s still tight all round in League Two
• Blackburn Rovers took the fight for Championship survival to the final day of the season with a 1-0 win over Aston Villa at Ewood Park, courtesy of Danny Graham steering home after 54 minutes. The win brought Rovers level with Nottingham Forest, who lost 2-0 at QPR, confirming Rangers’ safety in the process. Both sides have 48 points; Forest host Ipswich in their final game, and Blackburn head to Brentford.
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If Harry Redknapp did not know Birmingham City’s theme tune before, he will now. The new manager will have to keep right on till the end of the road as his three-game salvation mission team must go to the last day of the season at Bristol City next week.
Redknapp enjoyed victory in his first home game in charge at St Andrew’s despite Birmingham playing 70 minutes with 10 men, after Che Adams was sent off, and missing one penalty before scoring another either side of Jonathan Grounds’ breakthrough goal. And all this against Huddersfield Town’s reserves.
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Newcastle kept their Championship title hopes alive at Cardiff after second-half goals from Christian Atsu and Isaac Hayden gave Newcastle a 14th away league win – a club record – and ensured that Brighton must beat Bristol City on Saturday to be crowned champions on the penultimate weekend of the season on the penultimate weekend of the season.
Atsu broke the deadlock with a delightful 55th-minute free-kick before Hayden struck his second Newcastle goal 10 minutes later from 20 yards.
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Cardiff City top scorer Kenneth Zohore signs a new contract to stay at the Championship club until 2020.
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Nottingham Forest defender Michael Mancienne signs a new two-year contract at the City Ground.
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Danny Graham’s winner gives Blackburn a priceless Championship survival lifeline victory against Aston Villa.
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Brighton miss the chance to secure the Championship title as Bristol City win to guarantee survival.
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Former Wolves midfielder Jamie O’Hara tells BBC WM’s Richie Anderson how injury problems and personal issues were behind his Molineux career turning sour.
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Leeds United see their play-off hopes all but disappear, despite coming from three goals down to draw with Norwich.
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Substitute Luke Varney scores his first Burton goal to confirm the club’s Championship status with a draw with Barnsley.
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Wigan Athletic are relegated back into League One with defeat at Reading, who confirm their play-off place with a narrow win.
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Sheffield Wednesday confirm their place in the Championship play-offs with a narrow victory at Ipswich Town.
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