Football League roundup: Derby ease past Birmingham as Wolves are held

  • Wolves draw at Barnsley, Leeds’ poor run goes on at Ipswich
  • Chesterfield upset League Two leaders Luton as Newport win again

• A sixth win in eight matches for Gary Rowett’s Derby County ensured they remain hot on the heels of leaders Wolves. As integral to their hopes of promotion as Rowett, the manager who recently signed a new long-term contract, is striker Matej Vydra, who bagged his 15th goal this term – three times as many as he mustered last season – in a 3-0 win over lowly Birmingham. As for Wolves, they were forced to settle for a draw at Oakwell. Diego Jota struck the bar for the visitors while Barnsley introduced £750,000 recruit Kieffer Moore off the bench, but they played out a stalemate.

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