Championship Round Up 16th August

Bournemouth remained on top of the Championship after second half substitute Junior Stanislas struck the only goal of the game against Brentford. Millwall kept their clean sheet record in tack winning 1-0 at recently relegated Fulham with Martin Woolford with the goal. 2 Kenywyne Jones goals helped Cardiff up to third with a 3-1 win over Huddersfield. Peter Whittingham opened the scoring before Jones got his first, Murray Wallace kept the Terriers in the game before Jones scored his second. Britt Assombalonga twice leveled for Forest in their 2-2 draw with Bolton. Joe Mason headed in before Assombalonga equalized,  David Wheater took advantage to put Bolton 2-1 before Assombalonga’s penalty leveled.

A goal in each half from Rudy Gestede helped Blackburn win the Lancashire derby against Blackpool, Tomasz Cywka scored the consolation goal for Blackpool. Wigan lost their third game of the season going down 2-1 at Charlton. Jordan Cousins opened the scoring with a  curling finish before a piece of individual skill from Callum Mcmanaman drew the Lactics level before an injury time Frank Moussa effort inflicted defeat on Uwe Rosler’s men. Norwich bounced back from defeat at Wolves last week with 3-0 home win against Watford. Watford went down to 10 men early with Joe Ekstrand getting sent off before goals from Bradley Johnson, Lewis Grabban and Alexander Tettey clinched victory for Norwich.

Rotherham secured their first points in the Championship thanks to a second half goal from substitute Ryan Hall against Wolves. New signing Billy Sharp scored 2 minutes from time to give Leeds a 1-0 victory over Middlesbrough. Birmingham secured their first win of the season with 1-0 win over Brighton with Wes Thomas getting the winner. Jack Taylor’s first goal for Reading was enough for the Royals to squeeze past Mick McCarthy’s Ipswich side. Sheffield Wednesday and Derby played out a 0-0 draw at Hillsborugh both maintaining their clean sheet records at the start of the season. 

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About mattbristow271993

Boyhood Leyton Orient fan, but love football in general, any league. Football is my passion.
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