Championship season continued on Saturday afternoon…04/08/2018

The 2018/19 Championship season continued on Saturday afternoon with Bristol City (Callum O’Dowda) playing out a one all draw with Nottingham Forest for whom international retiree Daryl Murphy scored at Ashton Gate.

Newly promoted Blackburn Rovers (Daragh Lenihan, Derrick Williams) secured a two all draw at Ipswich Town while The Den hosted the two all draw between Millwall (Aiden O’Brien, Shaun Williams) and Middlesbrough (Darren Randolph) with O’Brien opening the scoring on twelve minutes.

Preston North End quartet midfielder Alan Browne scored the only goal on fifty minutes against visitors QPR for whom Ryan Manning was a second half substitute. Callum Robinson started with Daryl Horgan a seventieth minute substitute for the ‘Lilywhites’ and Graham Burke unused on the bench.

The late kick-off featured Sheffield United (Enda Stevens, John Egan) who went down to a two one defeat by visitors Swansea City.