A full list of 12 fixtures on Saturday makes for an interesting weekend in the Npower Championship.
Hull City v Huddersfield Town
The day is kicked off at 12.30 as Hull host Huddersfield in an intriguing Yorkshire derby, last time out Hull earned a crucial away win against playoff rivals, Watford. While Huddersfield tested Bolton to their limits in a 2-2 draw at the John Smith's stadium.
Birmingham CIty v Crystal Palace
Lee Clark will be looking for a reaction from Birmingham after last Saturday's defeat in the West Midlands derby at Wolves. Crystal Palace come to town after throwing away three points against Blackpool last week, a late goal from Nouha Dicko stealing a point for Michael Appleton's men.
Bolton Wanderers v Charlton Athletic
Charlton have been handy on the road this season and it wouldn't be surprising if they took all three from the Reebok. Bolton have been questionable at home at times this season, last time at home they embarrassingly lost to struggling Ipswich.
Brighton & Hove Albion v Nottingham Forest
The Amex should be lively place in a big game for the playoff contenders. Brighton play Nottingham Forest in a game between two sides struggling to find consistency. Last week, Forest beat Burnley 2-0 in a routine win. While Brighton took a point away from London in a 2-2 draw with Charlton.
Bristol City v Derby County
Bristol City are in a perilous position as they get ready for the visit of Derby. Derby are in a decent run of form of late, last week's 3-1 win over Leeds showed just what they are capable of.
Burnley v Watford
It'll be an interesting weekend for Sean Dyche, now Burnley manager he welcomes the club that unfairly sacked him in the summer, Watford. The Hornets have recently got it together in recent weeks, even if the 2-1 defeat to Hull did put a slight dent in their progress.
Cardiff City v Peterborough United
If forgone conclusions did exist, this has to be one. Cardiff, now with ten wins out of ten at home, play host to Peterborough a side with a mere two wins on the road this season. Luck ran out last week for the Posh, as Ishmael Miller put a dagger to the heart in a 3-2 Middlesbrough win.
Leeds United v Ipswich Town
Leeds were on a roll before Derby rolled them over at Pride Park last week. Ipswich are on a run of form at the minute, last week they put up a dominating display as they hammered Millwall, 3-0. Mick McCarthy will be optimistic that Leeds are keeping an eye on Wednesday's Capital One Cup quarter final, a win could be up for grabs.
Middlesbrough v Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wolves have began to pick things up, two wins on the bounce over Bristol City and Birmingham has given indication that Stale Solbakken could be the right man for the job. Middlesbrough aren't going through their best run of for, a spirited performance in midweek at Swansea could give them hope going into this one.
Millwall v Leicester City
Barnsley pulled off one of the shocks of the weekend last week as they drew 2-2 at Leicester. The Foxes lacked ideas as Barnsley came out the blocks fighting, only a Jaime Vardy strike could save them. Their opponents Millwall could be tricky opposition, the Den has been a fortress this season for a team tipped with relegation.
Barnsley v Sheffield Wednesday
A Yorkshire derby between two strugglers should be an exciting evening fixture. Barnsley battled last week and were unlucky in a 2-2 draw at Leicester. Sheffield Wednesday arguably could have stolen a point at home to Bristol, but the persistence to moan cost them as Gary Madine's late strike was ruled out.
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