Date: 9th December 2016 at 9:47am
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The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend. This will see us among those involved with three points of course the aim.

Previous results

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 2-1 Newcastle United 19:45

Saturday 3rd December 2016 – Sky Bet Championship
Birmingham City 0-3 Barnsley 15:00
Blackburn Rovers 1-1 Huddersfield Town 15:00
Bristol City 2-0 Ipswich Town 15:00
Burton Albion 2-1 Rotherham United 15:00
Cardiff City 0-0 Brighton & Hove Albion 15:00
Fulham 5-0 Reading 15:00
Norwich City 5-0 Brentford 15:00
Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 Preston North End 15:00
Wigan Athletic 0-1 Derby County 15:00
Leeds United 2-0 Aston Villa 17:30

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

Friday 9th December 2016 – Sky Bet Championship
Brighton & Hove Albion v Leeds United 19:45

Saturday 10th December 2016 – Sky Bet Championship
Aston Villa v Wigan Athletic 15:00
Barnsley v Norwich City 15:00
Brentford v Burton Albion 15:00
Huddersfield Town v Bristol City 15:00
Ipswich Town v Cardiff City 15:00
Newcastle United v Birmingham City 15:00
Reading v Sheffield Wednesday 15:00
Rotherham United v Queens Park Rangers 15:00
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Fulham 15:00
Preston North End v Blackburn Rovers 17:30

Sunday 11th December 2016 – Sky Bet Championship
Derby County v Nottingham Forest 12:00

Brighton will again have a chance to take the lead in the Championship. Albion missed that opportunity when being held to a draw last weekend but if they can beat promotion rivals Leeds at the Amex Stadium it’ll take them top, albeit temporarily.

Steve Bruce will seek a reaction to his first defeat as Aston Villa boss. He’ll see Villa playing host to relegation-threatened Wigan who come into this Villa Park meeting second from bottom.

Barnsley reacted positively to a recent 5-2 thrashing by Nottingham Forest with a win last weekend. They’ll welcome a Norwich side to Oakwell that recorded a 5-0 win over Brentford last Saturday to end a run of six straight defeats.

That aforementioned Brentford defeat made if five out of six for the Bees and that’s seen them slide down the table. Burton are one place lower in 19th only goal difference behind ahead of this big game at Griffin Park.

After a run of only one win in the last eight the positive start Huddersfield had made is slipping away. Town dropped out of the play-off places last weekend so they’ll seek a reaction at the John Smith’s Stadium against a Bristol City side who ended a run of three straight defeats a week ago.

Ipswich and Cardiff are struggling at the wrong end of the table. However, the Tractor Boys are outside of the relegation zone ahead of this meeting with Neil Warnock’s Bluebirds side just in it.

Newcastle haven’t won in three league and cup games now. They’ve suffered back-to-back Championship defeats and lost out to Hull in a recent League Cup tie on penalties. A meeting with fellow promotion chasing Birmingham at St James’ Park isn’t an ideal game as Rafa Benitez looks to get his sides fortunes back on track.

A five game winning run was ended in emphatic fashion last weekend when Reading were hammered 5-0 at Fulham. Jaap Stam will be seeking a reaction as the Royals look to maintain their impressive Madjeski Stadium form. Visiting Sheffield Wednesday climbed into the play-off places with a win last Saturday.

With Rotherham 13 points from safety this game against QPR at the New York Stadium is a near certain must win for the Millers. The R’s aren’t exactly flying and have lost successive games after Ian Holloway had started his second spell with a win.

A first win under Paul Lambert for Wolves against QPR in the last game eased some relegation concerns. However, his side are still very much in trouble ahead of the visit from play-off chasing Fulham to Molineux.

The games on Saturday are rounded off with a late kick off in the derby between Preston and Blackburn. North End will host their neighbours looking to end the game with a full compliment this weekend having seen two sent off for fighting with each other in defeat at Sheffield Wednesday! Rovers have climbed out of the bottom three after a three game unbeaten run.

Another derby will conclude this round of Championship action when Derby play host to Nottingham Forest at 12noon on Sunday. Steve McClaren will face a former side looking to maintain the Rams’ promotion push – Forest are unbeaten in four and have won the last three.

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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