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Bradley Johnson fired another fine goal as Norwich moved just three points away from the Championship summit by claiming derby honours at Carrow Road.
Johnson and Lewis Grabban netted in a richly deserved 2-0 victory over Ipswich, a sixth successive win for Norwich as they took full advantage of the defeats suffered by top two Derby and Middlesbrough on Saturday.
They now appear well placed to make an immediate return to the top flight, with new boss Alex Neil having instigated a stunning run of...
Freddie Sears bagged a brace as Ipswich got their promotion challenge back on track with a 4-2 home win over battling Birmingham.
Tyrone Mings grabbed his first Ipswich goal in the 24th minute before an absorbing second half saw both Sears and Birmingham's David Davis score twice before home midfielder Kevin Bru made the game safe in stoppage time.
Looking to make up for a disappointing home defeat to Reading on Saturday, Ipswich started on the front foot with Jonathan Parr, Bru and Daryl Murphy all...
Ipswich suffered what could prove to be a costly Championship defeat as they were beaten 1-0 by Reading.
With Middlesbrough having been beaten in the early kick-off, Mick McCarthy's men could have pulled level in second place with a win.
But Jamie Mackie's 14th-minute goal ensured that they remained in the thick of the play-off places, with Norwich closing the gap on them in fourth to just a point.
The visitors survived an early onslaught from Ipswich, with Daryl Murphy going close before Mackie's decisive...
Daryl Murphy scored twice to bring Ipswich to within two points of the automatic promotion places as they secured a deserved win over Fulham at Craven Cottage.
With Middlesbrough and Derby's involvement in the FA Cup fifth round this weekend it gave Mick McCarthy's side an opportunity to apply some pressure to the sides above them.
And they managed to achieve it thanks to two strikes from Murphy in the opening half, moving the Republic of Ireland forward's tally to 21 goals so far this campaign.