GET SET FOR CHAMP BAT­TLE!

CALD­WELL: My re­gret over Sir Bobby WEST­LEY: Let Evans carry on at Leeds

The Football League Paper - - FRONT PAGE - By John Lyons

CHAM­PI­ONSHIP pace­set­ters Brighton & Hove Al­bion’s lead at the top of the ta­ble is down to two points af­ter their near­est ri­vals piled on the pres­sure.

While the Seag­ulls main­tained their un­beaten start to the cam­paign with a 1-1 draw against Read­ing at the Made­jski Sta­dium, Hull, Burn­ley, Mid­dles­brough and Derby all notched up max­i­mum points. Hull ran out 2-0 vic­tors at MK Dons, while An­dre Gray net­ted twice as Burn­ley edged out Hud­der­s­field Town 2-1.

Suc­cess

Mid­dles­brough brushed off strug­gling Charl­ton 3-0 at the River­side and Derby eased past Rother­ham by the same score.

It means the top five are sep­a­rated by a mere three points.

Wal­sall went top in League One af­ter com­ing from 2-0 down against pre­vi­ous lead­ers Gillingham to win 3-2. Ja­son Demetriou net­ted an in­jury time win­ner for the Sad­dlers.

Jimmy Floyd Has­sel­baink’s Bur­ton Al­bion are sec­ond af­ter a 1-0 vic­tory at Old­ham.

Ply­mouth power on at the top of League Two. The Pil­grims eased past Morecambe 2-0.

PIC­TURE: Ac­tion Images

WEI TO GO: Derby’s An­dreas Weimann cel­e­brates his early goal in the 3-0 romp against Rother­ham

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.