posted on Sep, 25 2004 @ 01:07 PM
Watford 0 Reading 1
Reading went to the top of the Coca-Cola Championship after beating Watford at Vicarage Road. Andy Hughes scored the only goal of the game after 65
minutes to send Steve Coppell's side above Wigan. Hornets substitute Hameur Bouazza had a chance to level deep in injury time but headed wide from
Neal Ardley's cross.
Derby 1 Wigan 1
Wigan were knocked off the top spot after they could only manage a draw against Derby at the JJB Stadium. Tommy Smith opened the scoring after 17
minutes but Lee McCulloch hit back two minutes later and it remained 1-1.
Burnley 2 Stoke 2
Striker Ade Akinbiyi rescued Stoke after they went two goals down against Burnley. Ian Moore scored the opener for the Clarets after three minutes and
Robbie Blake added a second from the penalty spot. But Akinbiyi scored either side of half-time to rescue a point for Tony Pulis' side.
Ipswich 3 Plymouth 2
Ipswich moved up one place to third after a thrilling win against Plymouth. The Pilgrims were two goals up after 13 minutes with goals from Steve
Adams and Stevie Crawford. But Jason de Vos' strike after 24 minutes gave Joe Royle's side hope and Shefki Kuqi scored two late goals to give his side
QPR 3 Leicester 2
QPR also won after going two goals down - with Leicester going ahead through early goals from James Scowcroft and David Connolly. But Lee Cook scored
after 58 minutes and Paul Furlong scored twice late on to hand the points to the Hoops.
Gillingham 0 Brighton 1
Leon Knight scored the winner for Brighton at Gillingham with a late penalty. The former Chelsea striker eased the Seagulls' relegation worries with
his spot-kick with 11 minutes remaining.
Preston 1 Crewe 0
Preston's Callum Davidson scored the only goal of the game against Crewe. The former Leicester defender struck five minutes before half-time at
Rotherham 1 Millwall 1
The points were shared at Millmoor with Rotherham and Millwall finishing 1-1. Paul Ifill opened the scoring for the Lions with 13 minutes remaining.
But Dennis Wise's hopes for a win before their UEFA Cup tie this week were dashed by a late strike by Chris Sedgwick with three minutes remaining.
Sheff Utd 1 Coventry 1
Sheffield United and Coventry also shared the points with a 1-1 draw at Bramall Lane. Andy Morrell opened the scoring for Peter Reid's side after 15
minutes - but Tommy Black levelled on the half-hour mark.
Wolverhampton 2 Cardiff 3
Cardiff survived a late scare to beat Wolves 3-2 at Molineux. Paul Parry scored for the visitors after 11 minutes but Carl Cort hit back for Dave
Jones' side a minute later. Peter Thorne and Graham Kavanagh made it 3-1 and Paul Ince's late goal set up a dramatic finale.