Wigan Athletic have taken a big step closer to securing their Championship status for another season after a 2-0 win over play-off chasing Blackburn Rovers.
But while the relegation picture has taken a huge twist after an intriguing run of results, the top of the table is no different.
We’ve rounded up the winners and losers from another action-packed few days in the second-tier. Scroll and click through the pages to see who shone and struggled over the weekend:
1. L: Huddersfield Town
Having been swept aside 3-1 at Nottingham Forest and as a result, slipping into the relegation places, reports suggest the Terriers are considering sacking Danny Cowley before Wednesday’s meeting with Birmingham. Photo: Gareth Copley
2. W: Elliot Lee (Luton Town)
Lee has been handed a Luton lifeline under Nathan Jones having started just once under former boss Graeme Jones. According to Lee, he now has a boss “he can trust” and the club “wasn’t going in the right direction under the previous manager”. Ouch… Photo: Pete Norton
3. L: Olivier Langford (Referee)
After Cardiff leapfrogged Preston into 6th with a 3-1 win at Deepdale, Alex Neil was left frustrated with referee Langford. He felt his side were denied two clear penalties in the first-half on Scott Sinclair and Alan Browne, respectively. Photo: Alex Livesey
4. W: Neil Warnock (Middlesbrough)
Warnock, as expected, made an instant impact in his first game as Boro boss with a 2-0 win at relegation rivals Stoke, but perhaps the most telling thing was his nonsense approach with Rudy Gestede, who was subsequently told to leave days before his June 30 contract expiry date… Photo: Gareth Copley