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- News Update -

Derby County defender Shaun Barker has signed a new long-term contract with the Championship side.
Read more: http://www.ontheminute.com/news/news.php?news=27800

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England Championship results 17/12

Doncaster    2 - 1    Middlesbrough    (1 - 1)

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These games have so far been postponed due to the weather conditions in England:

Cardiff v Burnley
Portsmouth v Scunthorpe
Watford v Preston

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England Championship picks 26 December

- Sunday -

Crystal Palace - Norwich
Crystal Palace have been pritty strong in their recent home games, but they face a team who have impressed me a bit recently in this one.
Draw.

Portsmouth - Millwall
Portsmouth have failed to impress me in their recent home games, and Millwall have managed some decent results in their recent away games.
Draw.

QPR - Swansea
QPR have been pritty decent a thome and I believe they will manage to beat Swansea City in this one.
QPR to win and More than 2.5 goals.

Barnsley - Burnley
Barnsley have been superb recently while Burnley have struggled in their recent away games. Should be a home win.
Barnsley to win.

Cardiff - Coventry
Cardiff have been weak recently but Coventry have not impressed me too much recently either. Could be close.
Less than 2.5 goals.

Derby - Doncaster
Doncaster have been much better at home than they have been in their recent away games. But they face a weak team in this one.
More than 2.5 goals.

Ipswich - Watford
Ipswich have been weak recently, but Watford have not been too convincing in their recent away games.
More than 2.5 goals.

Leicester - Leeds
Leeds United have been very impressive recently but Sven Goran Eriksson's Leicester are verys trong at home.
More than 2.5 goals.

Middlesbrough - Nottingham
Middlesbrough have failed to impress me so far this season and they face a team who have been strong recently in this one.
Less than 2.5 goals.

Reading - Bristol City
Reading have failed to impress me recently but Bristol City are much better at home than they are away.
Draw.

Scunthorpe - Preston
Scunthorpe have been terrible recently, but Preston have not been too impressive either. Could be close.
More than 2.5 goals.

Sheffield Utd - Hull
Sheffield United have been good recently, but they face a strong opponent in Hull in this one at home.
Draw.

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Top scorers ahead of this round:

J. Bothroyd     Cardiff City     13
K. Commons     Derby County     12
L. Becchio     Leeds United     11
D. Graham     Watford     10
G. Holt     Norwich City     9
A. Taarabt     Queens Park Rangers     9
L. McGugan     Nottingham Forest     9
C. Iwelumo     Burnley     9
J. Mackie     Queens Park Rangers     8
A. King     Leicester City     8

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England Championship picks 29 December

- Wednesday -

Nottingham - Derby
Nottingham have been very strong recently and based on Derby's recent performances I believe in a strong home win in this one.
Nottingham to win with 0-1 handicap.

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Top scorers ahead of this round:

J. Bothroyd     Cardiff City     13
K. Commons     Derby County     12
L. Becchio     Leeds United     11
A. Taarabt     Queens Park Rangers     11
D. Graham     Watford     10
L. McGugan     Nottingham Forest     9
C. Iwelumo     Burnley     9
G. Holt     Norwich City     9
J. Mackie     Queens Park Rangers     9
A. King     Leicester City     9

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Here are the norwegian TV channel TV2's predictions for the Championship fixtures on Wednesday 29 December:

Nottingham - Derby
Prediction: Nottingham win. Nottingham win if 0-1 handicap.

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Here are the norwegian newspaper Dagbladet's predictions for the Championship fixtures on Wednesday 29 December:

Nottingham - Derby
Prediction: Nottingham win. Nottingham win if 0-1 handicap.

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Nott'm Forest v Derby

The 3-2 victory in last season's corresponding fixture is Nottingham Forest's only win in eight league meetings with Derby.

Forest have won 34 and Derby 31 of the 86 previous matches between these clubs.

Nottingham Forest have won five and drawn five of their home matches this season.