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Cardiff City 1 Blackpool 1

Content with Cardiff's form? Talk about a Jekyll and Hyde team! How can we beat West Brom and Middlesbrough and then perform so poorly against teams we really should be beating. We're still fourth in the table but I'm not sure Dave Jones is the man to take us into the Premier League. (Lino, Cardiff fan)

What's next for the Seasiders?

A draw at Cardiff with our two first-choice central defenders out was a great point. New signing Andy Butler did well which is another plus. We've now got three home games to come on the trot and I am genuinely optimistic. (fyldeflyer, Blackpool fan)

Coventry City 3 Barnsley 1



How effective were Coventry?

To be honest the final scoreline flattered us a little as we started slowly but found ourselves in a 2-0 lead after half an hour. We've won three of our last four games like that and I suppose that is a positive that we can grind out results. (BillyB, Coventry fan)

Was it a fair result? They weren't two goals better than us and it could have been a different story had Steve Foster's early header not been stopped on the goalline. Credit must go to the Coventry groundstaff though as I thought there was no way this match was going to be played. (Terrier, Barnsley fan)

Derby County 1 Scunthorpe United 4

Is Nigel Clough the right man for Derby? You need someone that can motivate the team. Some of the teams in this division have no superstars – like Scunthorpe – but a manager who gets every ounce out of his players. That's something I'm afraid Mr Clough can't do. (championsheep, Derby fan)

Are Scunthorpe staying up? This performance just highlights what a hard core of fans have thought for a long time. On our day we are as good as anything in the Championship. (VintageClaret, Scunthorpe fan)

Leicester City 1 Ipswich Town 1

Were you happy with a draw? I'd have settled for a point before the game but, seeing as we led after just 20 seconds, I'm a bit deflated. That's 13 draws in 24 games now and, if five of those games had been won, we'd be in play-off contention.

What changes would you make? Roy Keane likes to shuffle his team around but he finally seems to have found a good midfield partnership in David Norris and Grant Leadbitter. When we start passing the ball and getting it out wide we look a threat. (Benfolds75, Ipswich fan).

West Bromwich 1 Nottingham Forest 3

Was it a fair result? Overall , yes. It's been a long time since I've seen Albion outplayed for long periods in the Championship and Forest deserved the victory. Albion couldn't get to grips with Forest's formation and never looked threatening.

What now for Albion? The Baggies haven't been playing well for weeks and now face two in-form teams away in Newcastle and Ipswich. It won't be easy to return to winning ways against either but we'll need to pick up points if we're to maintain our promotion push. (Iain Bate, wba-mad.co.uk)

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