Full-time scores: Wins for Leeds United, Barnsley, Sheffield Wednesday, Huddersfield Town, defeats for Doncaster Rovers, Hull City, Rotherham United and York City, Bantams held to draw

Hull City came off second best with former manager Nigel Pearson as the Tigers lost 2-1 at Leicester City in the game of the weekend.

Leeds United came away from the New Den with a 1-0 win at Millwall while freefalling Barnsley beat Peterborough.

With Sheffield United off duty owing to Chesterfield’s cup commitments, Sheffield Wednesday and Huddersfield increased the pressure in the promotion race with 1-0 wins.

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Barnsley 1 Peterborough United 0

David Cotterill (24) scored the winner on his Tykes debut. Nathan Doyle was red carded, leaving the hosts to play the final hour with ten men.

Leicester City 2 Hull City 1

Matt Fryatt (8) put the visitors in front before two quickfire goals from Lloyd Dyer (18) and Ben Marshall (19) gave Leicester the victory.

Millwall 0 Leeds United 1

Ross McCormack netted a second-half winner, as Andy Lonergan saved Darius Henderson’s Millwall penalty.

Southampton 2 Doncaster Rovers 0

Two goals from former Rovers striker Billy Sharp gave the league leaders all three points.

League One

Huddersfield Town 1 Charlton Athletic 0

Ryan Rhodes converted a 14th-minute penalty in the only goal of the game, Darrel Russell seeing red for Charlton.

Leyton Orient 0 Sheffield Wednesday 1

Reda Johnson netted a 49th-minute winner for the Owls to push them into second spot in the table.

League Two

Bradford City 2 Gillingham 2

Goals from Nahki Wells and James Hansen earned Bradford a point after trailing to Lewis Montrose (25) and a Simon Ramsden own goal.

Crawley Town 3 Rotherham United 0

Millers lost out to goals from Billy Clarke (43), Gary Alexander (53 pen), and Pablo Mills (67).

Blue Square Bet Premier

York City 1 Southport 2

Jamie Reed (84) grabbed a consolation goal as Southport won thanks to striukes from Andy Owens and Tony Gray.

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