Date: 25th November 2016 at 2:15pm
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The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend, which will see us among those involved in this schedule with three points of course the aim.

Previous results

Fri 18 Nov 2016 – Championship
Brighton 1-1 Aston Villa 19:45

Sat 19 Nov 2016 – Championship
Barnsley 0-0 Wigan 15:00
Birmingham 1-0 Bristol City 15:00
Blackburn 3-2 Brentford 15:00
Cardiff 3-2 Huddersfield 15:00
Derby 3-0 Rotherham 15:00
Fulham 1-1 Sheff Wed 15:00
Preston 0-0 Wolves 15:00
QPR 2-1 Norwich 15:00
Reading 3-0 Burton 15:00
Ipswich 0-2 Nottm Forest 17:30

Sun 20 Nov 2016 – Championship
Leeds 0-2 Newcastle 13:15

What will happen in this one though? Cast your vote so we know if you think it’ll be all smiles or disappointment come the full time whistle.

Fixtures

Fri 25 Nov 2016 – Championship
Barnsley v Nottingham Forest 19:45

Sat 26 Nov 2016 – Championship
Aston Villa v Cardiff City 15:00
Brentford v Birmingham City 15:00
Brighton & Hove Albion v Fulham 15:00
Derby County v Norwich City 15:00
Ipswich Town v Queens Park Rangers 15:00
Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers 15:00
Preston North End v Burton Albion 15:00
Reading v Bristol City 15:00
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Sheffield Wednesday 15:00
Rotherham United v Leeds United 17:30

Mon 28 Nov 2016 – Championship
Huddersfield Town v Wigan Athletic 19:45

The latest round of Championship games will see Newcastle going into this with a healthy lead, five-points over Brighton, at the top when the take on Blackburn, struggling near the bottom, at St James’ Park. Depending on other results, should the Toon win, they could be a good 10 points clear of the third placed side. Rovers could move out of the relegation zone with a surprise win.

However, ahead of that game the first one of the weekend will come at Oakwell on Friday when Barnsley play host to Nottingham Forest, the Tykes will look to move three points closer to the top six with Forest three-points away from the bottom three.

Aston Villa’s improvement under Steve Bruce has seen him guide them away from relegation trouble with Villa coming into the game at Villa Park just five points from the play-off places now. Visiting Cardiff sit one place and two-points above Blackburn, in the third and final relegation spot, going into this one.

Despite a disappointing run of form Brentford are still within touching distance of the play-off places ahead of the game at Griffin Park against Birmingham, with the visiting Blues sitting in fifth place.

The five point gap between Newcastle and Brighton isn’t something Albion will want to grow, ideally this is something they’ll want to close when Fulham visit. Maintaining, at least, a four point cushion Brighton have in an automatic place would be the priority for Chris Hughton.

Derby, under Steve McClaren once again, are looking to push towards a play-off place with Norwich actually in danger of slipping out of this ahead of the meeting at the iPro Stadium whereas Ipswich and QPR are both around the midtable position, at best, which isn’t what these two sides would want.

Only Newcastle have managed to beat Preston in the league, and also cup, recently as Simon Grayson has moved PNE up the table to 11th and just three points off a potential play-off place ahead of the visit from Nigel Clough’s Burton, who are a couple of points ahead of the drop zone.

Aside from Newcastle the in-form side in the Championship are Reading. Having won at the Madejski once again, beating Burton 3-0, last weekend this impressive home form is something the Royals will want to maintain against visiting Bristol City to retain third place. The Robins are just outside a top six position themselves.

Both Wolves and Sheffield Wednesday are in positions they wouldn’t want to be in, some might say wouldn’t have been expected to be in, ahead of the meeting at Molineux. Paul Lambert will hope to end his first game in charge on home soil with three points against a Wednesday side that have slipped out of the top six.

The late kick-off on Saturday is at the New York Stadium with Leeds aiming to get into a play-off place with a win at Rotherham, the Millers are rooted to the foot of the table some 11 points from safety and in serious relegation trouble.

Huddersfield and Wigan, both in need of the points for differing reasons, have to wait until Monday night for this game at John Smith’s Stadium. Town, following a flying start, have dropped from top to fourth but are still very much in the promotion picture at present with the Latics second-bottom.

It goes without saying the expectation; most definitely the hope at least, will be for a positive result. But will this happen? We’ll find out soon enough.

Ahead of the game we’re looking for your views on what way you think it will go, which requires you to vote in the latest poll in one of the options you have been given.

However, don’t just look also have a say. We don’t just want your vote, which you can do to the right, we also want some thoughts and views ahead of the game as well so share these below.

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