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Many will focus on Marcus Bettinelli's howler - but they should watch how his teammates responded to the mistake

Gus Poyet is the favourite

Eamonn Dolan backed to take Reading job full-time despite Gus Poyet talk

Reading goalkeeper Alex McCarthy says caretaker can keep Royals in the Premier League

Leonardo Ulloa shone on his debut for Brighton on Saturday
Millwall’s Chris Wood celebrates after scoring the first of his two goals

Brighton' David Lopez hits spot to peg back Millwall

Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Millwall 2

Who will manage QPR next?

Mark Hughes was today sacked as manager of QPR. Here is a look at the contenders to fill the vacancy at Loftus Road.

Poyet has been linked with the Wolves role

Championship weekend preview: Bank on Birmingham to bounce back against Brighton

Expect a fearsome show of pride from wounded Blues after their Barnsley horror show

Park Ji-sung has left
Manchester United after
seven years at the club

Manchester United short in midfield after selling Park Ji-sung to old boy Mark Hughes

Manchester United have agreed a deal with Queen's Park Rangers which will see Park Ji-sung move to the west London club for a fee of £5m, it emerged last night.

Swansea begin search for new manager

Swansea have already started discussions over their hunt for a new manager following the departure of Brendan Rodgers to Liverpool.

Wigan's Roberto Martinez is among the managers approached by Liverpool

Aston Villa set to revive interest in Roberto Martinez

Aston Villa are poised to make a second attempt to secure the services of Wigan boss Roberto Martinez as their new manager, Press Association Sport understands.

Terry Connor pictured with Mick McCarthy

Joleon Lescott says Terry Connor has respect of Wolves players

England defender Joleon Lescott has given his backing to new Wolves boss Terry Connor who will take charge of the relegation strugglers for the rest of the season, beginning with Newcastle this weekend.

Poyet has been linked with the Wolves role

Poyet shows pride in staying put with resolute Brighton

Hull City 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 0

McDermott to join race for Wolves job

Wolves are targeting the Reading manager, Brian McDermott, as a leading candidate to replace the sacked Mick McCarthy, in a change of direction by the Premier League club. The initial plan was to appoint a manager with top-flight experience and the former Sunderland manager Steve Bruce remains in the wings, waiting to see whether he will be granted a second interview.

Jamie Carragher insists Brighton will be a tough test as Liverpool seek a place in FA Cup quarter-finals

Carragher primed for 'massive' Brighton test

The Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher is ignoring the odds ahead of Sunday's FA Cup fifth-round tie with Brighton and expects another tough test against the Championship side.

Gus Poyet shows the strain before Brighton’s victory on penalties

Morrell leads brave fight but Wrexham fall at the last

Wrexham 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 (aet; Brighton win 5-4 on penalties)

Championship round-up: Two off in red mist at Brighton

Brighton spurned the chance to break into the Championship's top six in spectacular fashion when two players were sent off early on against Burnley at the Amex Stadium by referee Craig Pawson. Romain Vincelot saw red after six minutes when he punched Marvin Bartley in the ribs, and six minutes later Ashley Barnes was dismissed for lashing out at Chris McCann. Brighton's nine men held out for 20 minutes until a short corner saw Kieran Trippier score from the edge of the area. The Clarets won 1-0.

Championship betting preview: Long season ahead for Forest

Nottingham Forest dropped into the Championship relegation zone on Tuesday with a humbling 4-0 home defeat to Leeds and we reckon Brighton will underline just what a long season it's going to be for the City Ground faithful by picking up a routine three points against the Reds on Saturday.

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