Live reports: Defeats for Leeds United, Barnsley, Hull City and Sheffield United; Doncaster Rovers and Huddersfield Town draw; wins for Sheffield Wednesday, Bradford City, Rotherham United and York City

Leeds United suffered a blow in their campaign to gain automatic promotion from the Championship when they flopped 3-0 at rivals Swansea City.

It proved to be a bad day in the Championship for Yorkshire clubs with no side picking up a win.

There were home defeats for Sheffield United (1-0 to Derby), Barnsley (2-0 to Norwich) and Hull City (2-0 to Cardiff) while Doncaster Rovers managed to earn a draw against Watford.

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Sheffield Wednesday finally ended their two-month wait for a league win after a 1-0 success at Carlisle in League One, but Huddersfield let slip a two-goal lead to draw with Orient.

In League Two, there were wins for Bradford City and Rotherham United, while York City triumped in the Blue Square Premier.


FT Swansea City 3 Leeds United 0

A double from Scott Sinclair (13, 55 pen) and a third from Luke Moore (72) gave Swansea all three points.

FT Barnsley 0 Norwich City 2

Andrew Crofts (33, 40) gave Canaries all three points at Oakwell.

FT Doncaster Rovers 1 Watford 1

Danny Graham (22) edged Hornets in front before Jason Euell (45) equalised. John Eustace was sent off late on for Watford.

FT Hull City 0 Cardiff City 2

Goalless at half-time, but Michael Chopra (65) broke the deadlock for Cardiff. Jay Emmanuel-Thomas added late Cardiff goal.

FT Sheffield United 0 Derby County 1

Theo Robinson (27) shocked the Blades as Micky Adams still searches for a Blades win.

League One

FT Carlisle United 0 Sheffield Wednesday 1

Tommy Miller (20) grabbed Owls winner for first victory in two months.

FT Huddersfield Town 2 Leyton Orient 2

Jordan Rhodes (2) returned to side with Town goal before Lee Novak (49) doubled advantage. Harry Kane replied for Orient before being sent off for two bookings. Jimmy Smith (88) grabbed late equaliser for 10-man Orient.

League Two

FT Bradford City 3 Stockport County 2

Steve Williams (14) puts Bantams ahead before Turnbull (27) equalised. County were then reduced to 10 men when Griffin was red carded for handball but James Hanson missed the penalty. Ryan Doble (40) put Stockport ahead but was then sent off, as Williams (76) equalised and Gareth Evans grabbed late winner.

FT Burton Albion 2 Rotherham United 4

Greg Pearson (2) opened scoring before Johnny Mullins (4) equalised. Aaron Webster (34) restored Burton’s lead. Marcus Marshall (80) equalised for Millers before Adam Le Fondre (89) and Taylor grabbed all three points for visitors.

FT Hayes and Yeading 1 York City 2

Jonathan Swift (23) put Minstermen in front before James Holmes (75) equalised. Michael Rankine restored York’s lead.

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Barclays Premier League

Aston Villa 4-1 Blackburn

Everton 2-0 Sunderland

Newcastle 1-1 Bolton

Wigan 0-4 Man Utd

Wolverhampton 4-0 Blackpool

Npower Championship

Barnsley 0-2 Norwich

Bristol City 2-0 Scunthorpe

Crystal Palace 3-3 Reading

Doncaster 1-1 Watford

Hull 0-2 Cardiff

Ipswich 0-2 Portsmouth

Leicester 1-1 Coventry

Middlesbrough 0-3 QPR

Millwall 0-0 Nott’m Fore

Preston 1-2 Burnley

Sheff Utd 0-1 Derby

Swansea 3-0 Leeds

Npower League One

Brentford 1-0 Bristol Rovers

Carlisle 0-1 Sheff Wed

Dag & Red 1-2 Bournemouth

Exeter 1-2 Hartlepool

Huddersfield 2-2 Leyton Orient

MK Dons 1-0 Brighton

Oldham 0-5 Peterborough

Plymouth 2-1 Colchester

Southampton 4-1 Swindon

Tranmere 0-1 Yeovil

Walsall 0-0 Rochdale

Npower League Two

Accrington Stanley 1-0 Torquay

Aldershot 1-2 Port Vale

Barnet 4-2 Lincoln City

Bradford 3-2 Stockport

Burton Albion 2-4 Rotherham

Bury 3-1 Crewe

Chesterfield 0-2 Morecambe

Macclesfield 0-1 Wycombe

Oxford Utd 0-2 Hereford

Shrewsbury 0-0 Gillingham

Southend 1-1 Northampton

Stevenage 4-0 Cheltenham

Blue Square Bet Premier

AFC Wimbledon 4-1 Altrincham

Bath City 2-1 Southport

Crawley Town 3-2 Barrow

Fleetwood Town 0-1 Eastbourne Boro

Forest Green 4-0 Tamworth

Hayes & Yeading 1-2 York

Kettering 2-0 Newport County

Kidderminster 1-0 Wrexham

The FA Carlsberg Trophy

Blyth Spartans 0-2 Gateshead

Darlington 2-1 Salisbury

Guiseley 0-1 Luton

Blue Square Bet North

Droylsden 1-3 Gainsborough

Gloucester 1-3 Eastwood Town

Hyde 1-2 Vauxhall Motors

Solihull Moors 2-0 Workington