Wolves 3 Wigan 3
Wigan stayed top of the Coca-Cola League Championship despite only managing a 3-3 draw with Wolves on Saturday, after other teams near the top failed
Kenny Miller opened the scoring for Dave Jones' side after 15 minutes but the league leaders then took the lead through spectacular goals from Matt
Jackson and Nathan Ellington. Miller missed a second-half penalty but made up for it with an equaliser to make it 2-2. Jason Roberts looked to have
given the Latics the points with a 75th minute penalty only for Colin Cameron to level in injury time.
Preston 3 Stoke 0
Stoke could have gone top with a win but lost for the first time this season with a 3-0 defeat at Preston. Richard Cresswell opened the scoring in
style after 27 minutes and added a second 11 minutes from time. David Healy sealed the win with a third nine minutes before the final whistle at
QPR 3 Plymouth 2
Plymouth also blew their chances of reaching the top with a 3-2 defeat at QPR. Ian Holloway had his veteran strikers to thank for the points with Paul
Furlong bagging two and Kevin Gallen scoring once. David Friio and Marino Keith scored for the visitors.
Derby 2 Reading 1
Reading lost to Derby at Pride Park with goals from Tommy Smith and Marcus Tudgay giving George Burley's side the win. Nicky Shorey scored with two
minutes remaining but Reading could not find an equaliser.
Sheff United 1 West Ham 2
A late strike from Teddy Sheringham gave West Ham a vital win against fellow promotion hopefuls Sheffield United. Marlon Harewood scored his first
league goal of the season to give the visitors the lead at Bramall Lane. Alan Quinn equalised after 65 minutes but Sheringham scored with five minutes
Leeds 3 Coventry 0
Peter Reid's return to Elland Road proved to be disappointing - with his current club Coventry defeated 3-0 by Leeds. The Sky Blues were crushed by
goals from Clarke Carlisle, Julian Joachim and Frazer Richardson.
Watford 1 Brighton 1
Danny Webber scored again for Watford but their clash with Brighton finished 1-1. The former Manchester United youngster opened the scoring after 53
minutes but a late Adam Virgo strike meant the points were shared.
Rotherham 0 Leicester 2
Rotherham remained bottom after a 2-0 home defeat to Leicester. Goals from Lilian Nalis and Dion Dublin gave the Foxes only their second win of the
season - with Rotherham still looking for their first victory.
Nottingham Forest 0 Cardiff 0
Cardiff were struggling for goals without Rob Earnshaw - but their opponents Nottingham Forest could not find the net either and their clash finished
Gillingham 0 Sunderland 4
Gillingham had never beaten Sunderland before - and never had a chance in their 4-0 defeat at the Priestfield. Marcus Stewart scored a hat-trick for
the Black Cats and Stephen Elliott grabbed the other.
Burnley 3 Crewe 0
Burnley won for the first time this season with a 3-0 win against Crewe, goals from John McGreal, Robbie Blake and Richard Chaplow sealed the win.
[Edited on 11/9/04 by TRD]