Championship round-up: Sharp's moving strike after death of son

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Billy Sharp returned to action just three days after the death of his new-born son and opened the scoring in Doncaster's 3-1 home defeat to Middlesbrough last night. Sharp insisted on playing despite the death of two-day-old Louis on Saturday and, after a minute's applause to celebrate his son's life, the striker gave Rovers the lead with a shot from the edge of the penalty area in the 14th minute. Two goals from Barry Robson, one a penalty, and a Marvin Emnes strike earned Boro victory.

Managerless Leicester won 3-1 at Burnley, while Millwall picked up their third cons-ecutive win, Darius Henderson scoring twice as struggling Coventry were beaten 3-0.