Month: April 2016

Carvalhal proud of Owls’ play-off spot

Carvalhal’s side had drawn three Championship games in a row before beating Cardiff Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal is proud that his team have secured a play-off spot, despite being “outsiders” for promotion. The Owls comfortably beat Cardiff 3-0 on Saturday to guarantee a top-six finish in the Championship. “I said from the beginning that

Reading 1-2 Preston North End

Preston’s Daniel Johnson has scored nine goals this season Preston North End recorded their first victory in six Championship games as Daniel Johnson’s winner sealed a win in injury time at Reading. Jermaine Beckford gave Preston the lead, lobbing in following a mix-up between Paul McShane and Ali Al-Habsi. Stephen Quinn’s long-range drive drew Reading

Nottingham Forest 1-1 Wolves

Gary Gardner’s free-kick meant Wolves have now drawn six of their last nine matches Gary Gardner’s second-half free-kick earned Nottingham Forest a point as they were held at home by Wolves. Wolves goalkeeper Carl Ikeme produced a superb double save just before half-time to keep the game goalless. After a quiet first half, Joe Mason

Evans expects swift decision on future

Steve Evans’ Leeds lost their final home game of the season 2-1 to Charlton on Saturday Leeds head coach Steve Evans says his future at Elland Road may be resolved before the club’s final game of the season at Preston on 7 May. Speaking after Saturday’s 2-1 loss to Charlton, Evans revealed he held talks

Ipswich Town 3-2 Milton Keynes Dons

Luke Varney scored his first goal of the season Luke Varney’s late winner secured Ipswich’s first win in eight games, despite Alex Revell’s brace for already-relegated MK Dons. David McGoldrick volleyed in his first goal since August to put Ipswich ahead. Revell, who recently saved a penalty as an emergency goalkeeper against Preston, levelled from

Leeds United 1-2 Charlton Athletic

Iceland international Johann Berg Gudmundsson has scored six goals in all competitions for Charlton this season. Johann Berg Gudmundsson scored for the second successive game as already-relegated Charlton overcame Leeds. Gudmundsson struck the post from 25 yards before latching onto Morgan Fox’s cross to put his side ahead. Ademola Lookman fired past Marco Silvestri to

Sheffield Wednesday 3-0 Cardiff City

Sheffield Wednesday players celebrate Gary Hooper’s opening goal against Cardiff Sheffield Wednesday sealed their place in the Championship play-offs by beating Cardiff at Hillsborough. After a goalless first half, Gary Hooper struck on the rebound to put the hosts in front. A mistake by Cardiff goalkeeper David Marshall led to an own goal from Lee

Bristol City 4-0 Huddersfield Town

Jonathan Kodjia has scored four goals in his past three appearances Jonathan Kodjia scored twice as Bristol City eased to victory against Huddersfield Town at Ashton Gate. Kodjia met Joe Bryan’s flicked pass to run into the box and open the scoring before the break, beating Terriers goalkeeper Jed Steer with a low finish. Bryan

Brentford 3-0 Fulham

Hogan had missed most of the past two seasons because of knee injuries Two goals from Scott Hogan helped Brentford claim an emphatic west London derby victory against lowly Fulham. Sam Saunders put the Bees ahead early on when he lobbed keeper Marcus Bettinelli from the edge of the box. Fulham, who are 21st in

Rotherham United 0-1 Blackburn Rovers

Paul Lambert has been linked with the managerial vacancy at his former club Celtic Blackburn beat Rotherham in their first game since manager Paul Lambert’s end-of-season exit was announced. The loss ended a run of 11 league games unbeaten for Rotherham, who secured Championship safety seven days earlier. Shane Duffy headed Rovers’ winner from Matt