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Summary

  1. Third-placed Reading win away at Birmingham
  2. Aston Villa lose 3-0 at Brentford
  3. Derby into top six with win at Ipswich
  4. Wolves beat 10-man Barnsley

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By Adam Williams and Phil Cartwright

All times stated are UK

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  1. Still time before deadline...

    That's it for tonight's live action on the pitch, but don't forget, there's still just over an hour before the transfer deadline.

    Plenty of deals are going through and here's where you keep up to date with it all.

    Until next time, thanks for being with us.

  2. Wednesday's Championship action

    There are three more Championship games tomorrow, all kicking off at 19:45 GMT.

    Newcastle will go top of the table if they beat QPR at home, while promotion-chasing Leeds will be looking to bounce back from their FA Cup exit at non-league Sutton when they return to Championship action at Blackburn.

    Burton host Fulham in Wednesday's other match - follow live text coverage on the BBC Sport website and app from 19:00 GMT.

    John Swift
  3. Tale of the table

    Where does that leave the Championship table?

    Reading remain third, but are now only three points behind second-placed Newcastle, after their victory at Birmingham.

    Derby are into the top six with their win at Ipswich, as Sheffield Wednesday dropped points with a draw at Bristol City.

    At the bottom, wins for Brentford, Cardiff, Nottingham Forest and Wolves have pulled them clearer of the relegation zone.

  4. Championship full-times

    Dave Edwards

    Barnsley 1-3 Wolves

    Birmingham 0-1 Reading

    Brentford 3-0 Aston Villa

    Bristol City 2-2 Sheffield Wednesday

    Cardiff 2-0 Preston

    Ipswich 0-3 Derby

    Nottingham Forest 2-0 Rotherham

  5. DONE DEAL: Villa sign Swansea's Taylor

    Moments after Aston Villa's 3-0 loss at Brentford, they have announced the signing of Wales left-back Neil Taylor from Swansea.

    Ghana forward Jordan Ayew has gone the other way.

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  6. Post update

    Final whistles have been blown up and down the country. Stay tuned, we'll have the full-time scores for you shortly....

  7. FULL-TIME

    Brentford 3-0 Aston Villa

    Lasse Vibe

    An emphatic display from Brentford, who romp to a 3-0 win over Aston Villa.

    Lasse Vibe netted a double that lifts the Bees above Villa in the table.

  8. FULL-TIME

    Birmingham 0-1 Reading

    Reading celebrate

    Reading win again and strengthen their grip on third place.

    John Swift the man with the crucial strike 11 minutes from time.

  9. INJURY TIME

    90 minutes have ticked by in the majority of tonight's games. Time for some stoppage-time drama?

  10. Post update

    Birmingham 0-1 Reading

    Birmingham pressure towards the end of the game as they search for an equaliser, but it comes to nothing.

    Lukas Jutkiewicz and Che Adams spurn the most recent half chances as we approach stoppage time.

  11. DONE DEAL: QPR sign Morrison

    Ravel Morrison

    After a spell in Italy with Lazio, Ravel Morrison is back in English football on loan at QPR for the remainder of the season.

  12. Post update

    Brentford 3-0 Aston Villa

    Inside the last five minutes at Griffin Park. Dean Smith's men have put on a great display this evening, knocking the ball around with smiles on their faces at times.

    Villa may well have plenty of new additions, but looks like they need a bit more time on the training ground to get to know each other.

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    Seb Gomez: Looks like Villa need a few backroom staff like a defensive coach rather than new players. Ship goals too easily.

  14. Post update

    Barnsley 1-3 Wolves

    Barnsley have a goal back at Oakwell, but surely too little too late. Marc Roberts is the scorer with 10 minutes to play.

  15. DONE DEAL: Wigan make sixth signing of deadline day

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  16. INTO THE LAST 10 MINUTES

    We're in the closing stages of tonight's EFL action. Time for a few more surprises?

  17. GOAL: Barnsley 0-3 Wolves

    Dave Edwards

    Dave Edwards

    Two goals now for Dave Edwards, the second a rebound after Jon Dadi Bodvarsson's initial effort was blocked, and Wolves have surely wrapped up all three points against 10-man Barnsley.

  18. GOAL: Birmingham 0-1 Reading

    John Swift

    John Swift

    Good things come to those who wait so they say and Reading have had to do their fair share of waiting to find a goal this evening.

    Finally it comes for the third-placed side through John Swift from close range after a succession of threatening crosses into the area.

    Looks like Gianfranco Zola's wait for a first win is going to go on.

  19. GOAL: Bristol City 2-2 Sheffield Wednesday

    Tammy Abraham

    It's not a classic, but they all count. Tammy Abraham deflects Bristol-born Joe Bryan's shot from the edge of the box into the back of the net for his 19th goal of the season. City are level against Sheffield Wednesday.

    Derby will be cheering that goal too. It will lift them up into the play-off spots.

    Meanwhile, Nottingham Forest are 2-0 up against Rotherham as Britt Assombalonga pokes in his second goal of the evening from close range.

  20. Post update

    Brentford 3-0 Aston Villa

    As we've been telling you for most of the evening, Scott Hogan is on the verge of a move from Brentford to Aston Villa.

    A penny for his thoughts now, please?