By James Pearson
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Ipswich Town moved level with leaders Wigan Athletic at the top of the table.Ipswich Town moved level with leaders Wigan Athletic at the top of the Championship table following their 1-0 victory over Leeds United.
Darren Bent settled the contest with a goal shortly after half-time while The Latics suffered their second consecutive defeat after losing to QPR.
The Loftus Road clash had been set to end goalless until Paul Furlong popped up in the dying moments to give The R's the points.
Reading keep pace with the leading duo following a 2-1 win over Cardiff.
First half goals from Dean Morgan and Dave Kitson put The Royals in firm control of the tie.
Graham Kavanagh was then dismissed for the visitors, however they did muster a reply through Cameron Jerome late on.
Steve Caldwell's second half goal was enough to lift Sunderland to a 1-0 win over Leicester City.
West Ham were surprisingly beaten by Brighton at Upton Park 1-0.
Guy Butters' goal after 68 minutes settled the tie, however both teams finished with just ten men after Adam Virgo and Hayden Mullins were sent off.
Rotherham are now 20 games without a league win after losing at home to Wolves 2-1.
Martin McIntosh's close range header put The Millers in front, but second half efforts from Kevin Cooper and Carl Cort settled the contest in Wolves favour.
Nottingham Forest remain on 14 points after suffering their ninth defeat of the season at Burnley.
Robbie Blake's early goal settled the contest as The Clarets sealed a 1-0 victory.
Gillingham are still in the drop zone following a 2-0 home defeat to Derby County.
Goals either side of half time from Grzegorz Rasiak and Ian Taylor sunk The Gills.
Barry Hayles cancelled out Eddie Lewis' opener for Preston as Millwall secured a 1-1 draw at Deepdale.
Stoke clinched all three points at home to Crewe thanks to Gifton Noel-Williams's goal just after the hour mark.
Sheffield United were forced to settled for a point at home in a 1-1 draw against Watford.
Alan Quinn gave the home side the lead only for Brynjar Gunnarsson to level matters after the break.
Coventry bagged a much needed win against Plymouth thanks to a 2-1 triumph.
Early goals from Stephen Hughes and Graham Barrett settled the contest, although Micky Evans did net a consolation.
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| Burnley|| 1-0|| Nottingham Forest|
| Coventry|| 2-1|| Plymouth|
| Gillingham|| 0-2|| Derby|
| Ipswich|| 1-0|| Leeds|
| Leicester|| 0-1|| Sunderland|
| Preston|| 1-1|| Millwall|
| QPR|| 1-0|| Wigan|
| Reading|| 2-1|| Cardiff|
| Rotherham|| 1-2|| Wolves|
| Sheffield United|| 1-1|| Watford|
| Stoke|| 1-1|| Crewe|
| West Ham|| 0-1|| Brighton|