Date: 28th October 2016 at 11:41am
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The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of matches this weekend, which will see us among those having a match in this upcoming schedule with three-points the aim of course.

Previous results

Fri 21 Oct 2016 – Championship
Burton 2-0 Birmingham 19:45

Sat 22 Oct 2016 – Championship
Aston Villa 1-0 Fulham 15:00
Brentford 0-2 Barnsley 15:00
Bristol City 1-0 Blackburn 15:00
Huddersfield 1-0 Derby 15:00
Newcastle 3-0 Ipswich 15:00
Norwich 0-1 Preston 15:00
Rotherham 0-1 Reading 15:00
Sheff Wed 1-0 QPR 15:00
Wigan 0-1 Brighton 15:00
Wolves 0-1 Leeds 15:00
Nottm Forest 1-2 Cardiff 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.


Fri 28 Oct 2016 – Championship
QPR v Brentford 19:45

Sat 29 Oct 2016 – Championship
Barnsley v Bristol City 15:00
Brighton v Norwich 15:00
Cardiff v Wigan 15:00
Derby v Sheff Wed 15:00
Fulham v Huddersfield 15:00
Ipswich v Rotherham 15:00
Leeds v Burton 15:00
Preston v Newcastle 15:00
Reading v Nottm Forest 15:00
Blackburn v Wolves 17:30

Sun 30 Oct 2016 – Championship
Birmingham v Aston Villa 12:00

The QPR-Brentford derby kicks-off the Championship fixtures on Friday night with the Bees travelling to Loftus Road aiming to collect three-points, which hasn’t often been the case when visiting the R’s in most recent times.

Brighton’s consistency, which has been fairly solid, has seen Albion climb up to second place in the Championship so they’ll look to keep that place but if this is to happen they’ll have to overcome Norwich, who come to the Amex Stadium themselves looking to come back into the automatic promotion places.

Neil Warnock’s unbeaten run is something he’ll hope to keep as Cardiff boss when the Bluebirds welcome struggling Wigan, who sacked Gary Caldwell in midweek, to the Cardiff City Stadium.

After slipping from top ‘as low’ as fourth Huddersfield moved back up to third after the last match with Fulham hosting the Terriers on as David Wagner looks to keep the promotion credentials on track.

Kenny Jackett returned to management this week when he took over at Rotherham, who recently parted with Alan Stubbs who had endured a disastrous spell with the Millers. A match at Ipswich will kick-off his spell.

A repeat of the midweek League Cup tie, which was played at St James’ Park though, will see Preston face leaders Newcastle once again. The Toon would happily take another six-nil win but with PNE likely to make wholesale changes against such a scenario wouldn’t be expected….would it?

Reading’s own League Cup adventure ended in defeat to Arsenal with the Royals hosting Nottingham Forest, who are once again struggling this season when better would have been expected. Also struggling are Blackburn, and to a lesser extend, Wolves. The short spell of Walter Zenga (who of course replaced Jackett) at Wolves ended this week with the Italian dismissed.

A derby will round of the weekend when Birmingham and Aston Villa meet at St Andrew’s, which will also take Villa boss Steve Bruce back to a club he enjoyed success with previously.

We can say 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 match we’re looking for your views on what way you do think it will go, which obviously requires you to vote in the latest poll in one of the options you’re given.

Don’t just look also have your say!

Not only do we want you to cast your vote (which you do to the right) we’re also looking for your thoughts and views too so do share some of those with your comments below.