Championship on Saturday afternoon…01/09/2018

Aston Villa, with Glenn Whelan a midfield starter, suffered a crushing four one Championship defeat at Sheffield United on Saturday afternoon. John Egan, David McGoldrick and Enda Stevens all completed ninety minutes for the ‘Blades’ while Conor Hourihane  was a sixty third minute substitute for Villa. Alan Browne and Callum Robinson both scored for Preston North End in their two all ‘Derby’ encounter with Bolton Wanderers at Deepdale while Graham Burke was substituted at half-time.