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Traditionally an impregnable south-east London fortress, The Den was repeatedly stormed by Watford yesterday as they swept aside Millwall in a 6-1 rout that saw them leap from 12th to fifth in the fledgling Championship table. The Lions' manager, Kenny Jackett, spent his entire playing career at Watford, appearing 428 times, but the Hornets left sentiment back in Hertfordshire.

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Two goals from Jamie Mackie extended Queens Park Rangers' lead to three points at the top of the Championship last night as they beat Ipswich 3-0 at Portman Road while Cardiff in second lost 2-1 at Leicester City.

Helguson puts Rangers in higher gear

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Roy Hodgson has admitted that his main task is to keep the Liverpool squad together until new owners take over the club and give him money to spend on new players.

Bebe included in Manchester United Champions League squad

Manchester United new-boy Bebe has made the Red Devils' Champions League squad after all.

Johnson looks forward to sharing the comfort zone on return to City

Michael Johnson's return from a knee operation is being spurred on by the prospect of playing alongside Manchester City's galaxy of stars.

Paul Newman: Clubs on the move swap character for revenue streams

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Neil Warnock praised the spirit of his QPR side after they scored two stoppage-time goals to draw 2-2 at Derby on Saturday and keep themselves on top of the Championship table.

Holloway unrepentant about tame defeat by Dons

Blackpool manager Ian Holloway has made no apologies for fielding a weakened side in the Carling Cup. The Premier League newcomers went out of the competition in the second round on Tuesday to MK Dons, two divisions below them.

Championship round-up: Scunthorpe revenge for Warnock

Neil Warnock's Queen's Park Rangers kept up their perfect start to the Championship season with a 2-0 win over Scunthorpe at home on Saturday. First-half goals from Bradley Orr and Heidar Helguson maintained their place at the summit of the table. Despite not getting on the scoresheet, summer signing Adel Taarabt was the star of the show, causing no end of problems for the Iron defence and setting up both goals.

Celtic blame Mowbray as they plunge into the red

Celtic revealed a 15 per cent drop in annual turnover yesterday along with an increase in bank debt of more than £4m – a financial performance partly attributed to "unacceptable results" on the field under Tony Mowbray.

Championship round-up: Blades axe Blackwell after miserable start to season

Sheffield United fans who chanted "Blackwell out" during their side's 3-0 home defeat by Queens Park Rangers got their way last night when Kevin Blackwell left the club by mutual consent.

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