Wigan Athletic returned in style last weekend, as their 2-0 win over fellow relegation battlers Huddersfield Town saw the Latics' bid for second tier survival get off to the perfect start.
As things stand, Wigan are now three points clear of the relegation zone, and will look to increase that gap to a more comfortable size over the coming weeks. For now, here's all the latest news and transfer gossip from the Championship.
1. Ex-Owl urges youngsters to seize opportunity
Former Sheffield Wednesday man Luke Boden has urged the club's youngsters to seize their opportunity over the coming weeks, and to avoid being sucked in to feeling starstruck when facing experienced opponents. (The Star) Photo: Nigel Roddis
2. Ayala eyes Spanish switch
Middlesbrough defender Daniel Ayala could be set to snub offers from sides in England when he leaves the club this summer, as he is hoping to secure a move back to his native Spain. (HITC) Photo: Harriet Lander
3. Interest builds in Preston and Celtic-linked star
Peterborough United's chairman has revealed his club have already rejected an offer for star striker Ivan Toney, as a number of interested sides prepare to make bids in the upcoming transfer window. (Daily Record) Photo: Luke Walker
4. Race for McLaughlin heats up
Blackburn Rovers are said to be stepping up their efforts to sign Sunderland goalkeeper Jon McLaughlin, but could face competition from Rangers for the Black Cats' stopper. (Daily Mail) Photo: Manuel Velasquez