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Championship Half Time - Forest and Birmingham avoiding the drop as it stands

Birmingham City, Nottingham Forest or Blackburn Rovers will be relegated from the Championship today. Credit: ITV News Central

It is Blackburn who will be relegated as things currently stand in the battle against relegation from the Championship will Nottingham Forest, Birmingham City and Rovers all leading at half time.

Half Time Scores:

  • Bristol City 0 - 1 Birmingham City
  • Brentford 0 - 2 Blackburn Rovers
  • Nottingham Forest 1 - 0 Ipswich Town

Other Midlands sides:

  • Aston Villa 0 - 0 Brighton
  • Burton 0 - 2 Reading
  • Rotherham 0 - 0 Derby
  • Wolves 1 - 0 Preston


Warburton appointed manager at Nottingham Forest

Mark Warburton Credit: PA

Nottingham Forest have announced the appointment of Mark Warburton as their new manager on a two-and-a-half-year contract.

The 54-year-old will be joined at the club by David Weir who takes on the role of assistant manager.

Your reaction to Gary Rowett appointment

Derby County appoint former Blues boss Gary Rowett as the new manager. Credit: PA

ITV News Central viewers have been getting in touch about Derby County appointing Gary Rowett as their new manager.

On Facebook, many of you have wished him good luck, with Anthony Harper saying it's great, but to "give him time to do the job".

Others have tweeted saying:


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