Football League your thoughts: Norwich and Newcastle on track for quick return

15 October 2016 05:20
The Canaries and Magpies are in good shape to soar straight back to the Premier League, Fulham won a six-goal thriller at Oakwell, and Carlisle are the Football League’s only unbeaten team after Bradford lost at Oxford• With leaders Huddersfield Town hosting Sheffield Wednesday in Sunday’s Yorkshire derby, relegated Norwich City and Newcastle United both had the chance to climb into the automatic promotion places, and both obliged with comfortable home victories. Wes Hoolahan led the Canaries to top spot, scoring a crafty solo opener and setting up Cameron Jerome for the second in the 3-1 win over Rotherham. Newcastle won by the same score at St James’ Park, Dwight Gayle’s double against Brentford taking his goal tally to nine for the division’s top scorers. Related: Pigs fly at the Valley as Charlton and Coventry fans stage joint protest Related: Nottingham Forest give Philippe Montanier a lift in win over Birmingham Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian