Leeds United face Wigan in the Championship at Elland Road tonight. Wigan sacked their manager Owen Coyle on Monday, and in his pre-match News Conference, Leeds boss Brian McDermott talked about the precarious life of a football manager, and admitted Wigan may be an unknown quantity this evening.
Barnsley have today completed the signing of French defender Jean-Yves M’voto from Oldham Athletic.
The 6' 4" defender, who began his career at PSG, made 123 appearances for the Latics after joining the Boundary Park side from Sunderland two years ago.
Leeds Carnegie take a 5 point lead to promotion favourites Newcastle Falcons in the second leg of Rugby Union's Championship play-off semi-finals. The winners will play either Bedford or Nottingham for a place back in the Aviva Premiership. Coach Diccon Edwards has been speaking to Calendar.
Barnsley v Nottingham Forest
Ipswich Town v Sheffield Wednesday
Leeds United v Birmingham City**
Millwall v Huddersfield Town**
Bristol City v Hull City 17:20 KO**
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Notts County v Doncaster Rovers
Scunthorpe United v Milton Keynes Dons**
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Burton Albion v Bradford City
Chesterfield v Barnet**
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle**
Southend United v York City**
A civic reception is being held later for Sheffield Wednesday for being promoted to the Championship.
Fans can meet outside the Town Hall from 5.30pm to show their pride for he team. Club mascots Ozzie and Barnie the owls and the SWFC band will be there.
The Lord Mayor, Councillor Dr Sylvia Dunkley, will greet the club chairman, manager and players on the town hall steps at 6pm before appearance on the town hall balcony with the Championship trophy. A reception will then be held inside the town hall.
After the game at Hillsborough, manager Dave Jones spoke to Calendar
In League One, Sheffield United battled away against Exeter but Sheffield Wednesday’s two-goal lead over Wycombe means three points for Danny Wilson’s men won’t affect the promotion battle one bit.
In the end, Sheffield United drew 2-2 against Exeter, giving the Owls the upper-hand.
Sheffield Wednesday have been promoted to the Championship following a 2-0 win against Wycombe Wanderers at Hillsborough this afternoon.
The Owls, who were a point ahead of rivals Sheffield United prior to the final round of fixures, needed maximum points to guarantee automatic promotion back to the second tier of English football against the Blues.
Just two hours to go before we find out which of Sheffield's two football teams will be promoted to the championship. If Sheffield Wednesday win their match against Wycombe they go up. Chris Dawkes has been soaking up the atmosphere outside Hillsborough.