Leeds United, Hull City, Huddersfield and Rotherham United all boosted their respective promotion chances with victories on Saturday.
Davide Somma netted the only goal at Elland Road to see off Coventry City, while Hull thrashed neighbours Scunthorpe 5-1 in the Championship.
But there were defeats on the raod for Sheffield United, Barnsley and Doncaster Rovers.
In League One, Huddersfield cruised to an impressive 4-1 win at Exeter, while Sheffield Wednesday were held at home by nine-man MK Dons.
Rotherham United beat Crewe 3-1 in League Two, but Bradford's game at Macclesfield was called off because of a waterlogged pitch.
FT Ipswich Town 3 Sheffield United 0
Damien Delaney (29) put Town in front before David Norris doubled advantage and Connor Wickham added a third. Rob Kozluk and Liam Williamson were shown late red cards for Blades.
FT Leeds United 1 Coventry City 0
Davide Somma (56) netted winner for United.
FT Leicester City 4 Barnsley 1
Paul Gallagher (15) put Foxes ahead before Andy King (43) doubled advantage. On-loan Jacob Mellis pulled a goal back for Barnsley in first-half stoppage time, before King (58) restored two-goal cushion and Kyle Naughton added a fourth.
FT Millwall 1 Doncaster Rovers 0
Kevin Lisbie grabbed a stoppage-time goal for Millwall.
FT Scunthorpe United 1 Hull City 5
Matty Fryatt (5) put Tigers ahead before Aaron Mclean made it 2-0.Joe Garner (55) pulled a goal back for Iron before Fryatt converted a penalty and Mclean added his second and Fryatt completed his hat-trick.
FT Exeter City 1 Huddersfield Town 4
Danny Cadamarteri (55) scored on his debut before Gary Roberts, Anthony Pilkington and Kevin Kilbane added further goals. Daniel Nardiello replied for Exeter.
FT Sheffield Wednesday 2 MK Dons 2
Peter Leven put Dons ahead from penalty spot, before Daniel Powell (27) made it 2-0. Substitute Neil Mellor (69) and Clinton Morrison (82) replied.
Macclesfield Town v Bradford City
Match postponed due to waterlogged pitch.
FT Rotherham United 3 Crewe Alexandra 1
Nick Fenton (43) put Millers in front before Ajay Leitch-Smith (62) equalised. Adam Le Fondre (84) put Millers back in front and Ryan Taylor added a third.
Barclays Premier League
Aston Villa 2-2 Fulham
Everton 5-3 Blackpool
Man City 3-0 West Brom
Newcastle 4-4 Arsenal
Stoke 3-2 Sunderland
Tottenham 2-1 Bolton
Wigan 4-3 Blackburn
Burnley 2-1 Norwich
Crystal Palace 1-0 Middlesbrough
Ipswich 3-0 Sheff Utd
Leeds 1-0 Coventry
Leicester 4-1 Barnsley
Millwall 1-0 Doncaster
Nott'm Forest 1-0 Watford
Portsmouth 1-1 Derby
Preston 0-4 Bristol City
Scunthorpe 1-5 Hull
Npower League One
Bournemouth 1-1 Leyton Orient
Brentford 2-0 Plymouth
Bristol Rovers 2-4 Brighton
Carlisle 1-3 Walsall
Exeter 1-4 Huddersfield
Hartlepool 1-0 Colchester
Oldham 1-1 Dag & Red
Sheff Wed 2-2 MK Dons
Swindon 1-1 Rochdale
Yeovil 0-1 Charlton
Npower League Two
Chesterfield 2-2 Aldershot
Gillingham 0-0 Oxford Utd
Hereford 0-1 Lincoln City
Morecambe 1-1 Cheltenham
Northampton 0-0 Barnet
Rotherham 3-1 Crewe
Southend 0-2 Shrewsbury
Stevenage 2-2 Accrington Stanley
Torquay 2-0 Stockport
Wycombe 1-1 Port Vale
Blue Square Bet Premier
AFC Wimbledon 1-0 Fleetwood Town
Barrow 0-1 Wrexham
Cambridge Utd 0-2 Rushden & D'mnds
Forest Green 1-0 Hayes & Yeading
Kidderminster 1-0 Bath City
Tamworth 0-1 Histon
The FA Carlsberg Trophy
AFC Telford 0-3 Darlington
Blyth Spartans 2-2 Droylsden
Eastbourne Boro 1-1 Guiseley
Eastleigh 1-3 Chasetown
Gateshead 3-0 Dartford
Mansfield 1-1 Alfreton Town
Woking 0-2 Salisbury
Blue Square Bet North
Eastwood Town 3-1 Vauxhall Motors
Harrogate Town 0-1 Corby
Redditch 0-1 Hyde
Stafford Rangers 1-2 Nuneaton
Stalybridge 1-1 Solihull Moors
Worcester 2-0 Boston Utd
Workington 4-2 Gainsborough
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