Sky Bet Championship round-up

My Championship round-up from Football League World

Football League World

The main headline from the weekend came off the field with the sacking of Derby County manager Nigel Clough after their 1-0 defeat to Nottingham Forest. Queens Park Rangers and Burnley continued their strong starts, while Bolton Wanderers scraped a draw against Yeovil Town.

The East Midlands derby was the early kick-off on Saturday, and it was Nottingham Forest who came out on top to beat Derby for the first time since 2011. Jack Hobbs’ first-half header was the only goal of the game, nodding home an Andy Reid corner. Derby’s Richard Keogh was dismissed after the break for a foul in the box on Chris Cohen, but Darius Henderson saw his penalty saved by Lee Grant. Forest have now won four of their first five home league games and they are sat in fifth place, while Derby are 14th. It was a major surprise to see Clough sacked after…

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