Derby & Preston Close The Gap

Last updated : 14 January 2007 By Brian Cartlidge

With Blues' game against Leeds postponed because of the pitch being unsafe, the second and third placed side's both registered 1-0 wins on Saturday.

Derby are now level on points with Blues after their 1-0 home win over Sheffield Wednesday whilst Preston moved to within three points of Blues with a 1-0 win at Barnsley.

Coca-Cola Championship Results
Barnsley(0)0Preston North End(0)110,810
Birmingham CityPLeeds UnitedP
Cardiff City(0)0Southend United(1)113,822
Colchester United(0)1Leicester City(1)15,915
Coventry City(1)2Crystal Palace(4)416,582
Derby County(0)1Sheffield Wednesday(0)028,936
Hull City(0)2Queens Park Rangers(1)119,791
Norwich City(1)1Plymouth Argyle(0)323,513
Stoke City(0)1Wolverhampton Wanderers(0)115,882
Sunderland(1)1Ipswich Town(0)027,604