City Longest Serving Championship Team

25 April 2011 10:46
Championship Round Up Coventry City have taken over the mantle as the longest serving team in the Championship after Preston North End were relegated this afternoon following a 1-0 home defeat by Cardiff City. Coventry City dropped down to 17th place in the Championship table after the 2-1 defeat at Middlesbrough who moved up to 15th. QPR need a point to get promoted after a 1-1 home draw against Hull City, whilst Norwich City beat Derby County 3-2 to stay second. Fourth placed Swansea beat Ipswich 4-1 with former Sky Blue Colin Healy scoring for Ipswich. Fifth placed Reading lost 3-2 at home to Sheffield United who moved to third from bottom thanks to Scunthorpe losing 2-1 at home to Millwall who have moved up to seventh. Nottingham Forest's 3-2 win at Bristol City lifted them back into the top six. Former City loanee Jon Stead scored for The Robins. Crystal Palace moved off the fourth from bottom spot with a 1-0 win over Leeds United and go ahead of Doncaster Rovers who drew 2-2 at Barnsley. Leicester ended Watford's Play-Off hopes with a 4-2 win and Coventry born Graham Alexander played his 1001st game in the 1-1 draw for Burnley against Portsmouth.