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Leeds United star tipped for brutal axing, Swansea boss addresses Newcastle United speculation, West Brom loanee in line to be recalled - Championship preview

Championship clubs face-off in a host of key fixtures this weekend with movement expected at the top and bottom of the table.

As ever, with some key games to watch out for, we preview the main talking points ahead of this weekend's Championship games. Scroll and click through the pages:

Alex Neils side have proved many doubters wrong this season - sitting 2nd in the table after 14 matches. They face one of their toughest tests so far when they travel to Charlton Athletic.

1. Preston face tricky Charlton tie

Alex Neils side have proved many doubters wrong this season - sitting 2nd in the table after 14 matches. They face one of their toughest tests so far when they travel to Charlton Athletic.
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Despite dropping into the relegation places and without a win in seven matches, Woodgate believes he retains the backing of Steve Gibson. After all, the league table is lying according to the former defender.

2. Jonathan Woodgate retains Boro board support

Despite dropping into the relegation places and without a win in seven matches, Woodgate believes he retains the backing of Steve Gibson. After all, the league table is lying according to the former defender.
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The Derby boss would not be drawn into Richard Keoghs very complicated sacking and instead spoke openly about meeting Wayne Rooney. Cocu revealed the ex-Manchester United has been visiting the Rams ahead of his January move.

3. Phillip Cocu on Keogh and Rooney

The Derby boss would not be drawn into Richard Keoghs very complicated sacking and instead spoke openly about meeting Wayne Rooney. Cocu revealed the ex-Manchester United has been visiting the Rams ahead of his January move.
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Warnock admitted he is desperate to play Lee Tomlin and has been left baffled by his mysterious injury. He is set to miss the Birmingham game with Warnock planning on dipping into the market if Tomlin cant prove his fitness.

4. Neil Warnock on January plans

Warnock admitted he is desperate to play Lee Tomlin and has been left baffled by his mysterious injury. He is set to miss the Birmingham game with Warnock planning on dipping into the market if Tomlin cant prove his fitness.
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