David Nugent struck late to keep Leicester top of the Championship with QPR and Burnley in hot pursuit
Leeds improved to restore some pride from last week's 6-0 drubbing at Sheffield but Nugent's 87th minute strike gives Leicester a sixth straight win
Victory at Yeovil reduced the gap to Foxes after their 4-1 win over Derby on Friday, while QPR also kept up their challenge with win over Ipswich
Matt Smith was sent off for Leeds early in the second half but they were already two goals down and the rout only got worse after the dismissal
Elsewhere there were wins for Middlesbrough Ipswich and Watford
The youngster scored a fine free-kick at the weekend to ensure Everton beat Swansea
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Looking at the managerial merry-go-round the last few weeks, with eight managers fired in 24 days, you must wonder what keeps us coming back for more. I suppose the answer is the satisfaction you get out of it – not just winning a game, but achieving something like promotion or staying up. The buzz you get from that you can’t really put into words. The adrenalin it delivers can be addictive. That feeling you have when the whistle blows and you’ve done what you set out to do… you miss it when you’re not in the game. That is why I was tempted last week when Milan Mandaric asked me to consider taking over Sheffield Wednesday.
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Leicester City saw their three-point lead in the Championship evaporate as they were beaten by managerless Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough while Queen's Park Rangers won 3-0 over Bournemouth. On a dramatic evening the bottom three clubs – Wednesday, Barnsley and Yeovil – all won, two of them having sacked their managers at the weekend.
Neil Warnock once joked if he ever became Sheffield Wednesday manager he would do his best to get them relegated, instead he may become the man tasked with keeping the Championship club up.
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Steve McClaren was unveiled as the Derby manager and must have wondered what he had let himself in for as his new side trailed Ipswich 4-1 after just 34 minutes. However, after a second-half fightback Derby clinched a 4-4 draw in an amazing game at Pride Park.