Date: 2nd December 2016 at 1:34pm
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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 25 Nov 2016 – Championship
Barnsley 2-5 Nottingham Forest 19:45

Sat 26 Nov 2016 – Championship
Aston Villa 3-1 Cardiff City 15:00
Brentford 1-2 Birmingham City 15:00
Brighton & Hove Albion 2-1 Fulham 15:00
Derby County 1-0 Norwich City 15:00
Ipswich Town 3-0 Queens Park Rangers 15:00
Newcastle United 0-1 Blackburn Rovers 15:00
Preston North End 1-1 Burton Albion 15:00
Reading 2-1 Bristol City 15:00
Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-2 Sheffield Wednesday 15:00
Rotherham United 1-2 Leeds United 17:30

Mon 28 Nov 2016 – Championship
Huddersfield Town 1-2 Wigan Athletic 19:45

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

Thursday 1st December 2016 – Sky Bet Championship
Queens Park Rangers 1-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 19:45

Friday 2nd December 2016 – Sky Bet Championship
Nottingham Forest v Newcastle United 19:45

Saturday 3rd December 2016 – Sky Bet Championship
Birmingham City v Barnsley 15:00
Blackburn Rovers v Huddersfield Town 15:00
Bristol City v Ipswich Town 15:00
Burton Albion v Rotherham United 15:00
Cardiff City v Brighton & Hove Albion 15:00
Fulham v Reading 15:00
Norwich City v Brentford 15:00
Sheffield Wednesday v Preston North End 15:00
Wigan Athletic v Derby County 15:00
Leeds United v Aston Villa 17:30

These fixtures actually got underway on Thursday when QPR played host to Wolves. A nine game winless run came to an end when Paul Lambert’s side claimed a 2-1 win at Loftus Road, his first victory since his appointment at Wolves.

Newcastle’s first defeat in 10 came against Blackburn last weekend with Rafa Benitez’s side then beaten in the League Cup by Hull in midweek, Friday night will see the Championship leaders heading to Nottingham Forest looking for a reaction. However Forest are now unbeaten in three games and have on the last two.

Birmingham will look to defend a play-off position at St Andrew’s against a Barnsley side that have gone from a promotion-challenging one in the open weeks to a team just four points away from the relegation zone now.

The win at Newcastle last weekend took Blackburn out of the bottom three with Rovers now seeking a third straight win when Huddersfield visit Ewood Park. Town are sliding down the table after five defeats in the last seven, they hold on to the fourth and final play-off place at present.

Goal difference is all that separates Bristol City and Ipswich ahead of this mid table meeting at Ashton Gate but both sides could still become promotion-challengers with the Burton against Rotherham meeting very much between two battling relegation. The Millers are being cut adrift at the foot of the table with the Brewers just outside the bottom three before this one at the Pirelli Stadium.

Neil Warnock started positively at Cardiff but the Bluebirds go into the meeting with second-placed Brighton having lost three of the last four played, dropping back into the bottom three as a result. Albion will keep an automatic promotion place whatever happens at the Cardiff City Stadium but a win would take them top if Newcastle slipped up.

Reading are waiting on any chance the top two will give them with the five straight wins taking the Royals up to third, four points off Brighton. Having suffered a first defeat in four in the last game Fulham will want a reaction at Craven Cottage.

The meeting at Carrow Road between Norwich and Brentford will see a game between two clubs very much out of form. The Canaries’ six game losing run has seen them drop out of the play-off places with the Bees losing four of their last five, including three on the spin.

Sheffield Wednesday, beaten in the play-off final last season, could climb into the top six with a win against Preston at Hillsborough. Simon Grayson’s Lilywhites have only lost once in the last 10 in the league though and have an eye on a promotion push too.

Warren Joyce will look to follow up his first win as Wigan boss when Derby visit the DW Stadium, should the Latics achieve victory against Steve McClaren’s play-off chasing Rams they could move out of the bottom three.

The action concludes at Elland Road, the scene of the evening kick-off on Saturday when Leeds play host to Aston Villa where Steve Bruce’s unbeaten run as Villa boss will be challenged by the side in fifth.

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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