RESULTS: Sheff Wed 2 Hartlepool 0; Preston 3 Sheff Utd 1; Middlesbrough 1 Barnsley 1; Hull 3 Doncaster 1; Rotherham 0 Hereford 0; Chesterfield 2 v Macclesfield 1.

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SHEFFIELD United suffered a relegation blow when they were beaten 3-1 by fellow strugglers Preston, as Wednesday beat Hartlepool 2-0 and Chesterfield celebrated a 2-1 victory over Macclesfield, writes Digital Editor Graham Walker.

Rotherham managed a goalless home draw against Hereford and Barnsley drew 1-1 away at Middlesbrough.

A Rovers return to form wasn’t on the cards as Doncaster lost 3-1 away at Hull.

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RESULTS: Saturday, April 16, 2011 (Kick off all 3pm).

Championship:

Preston North End v Sheffield United 3-1

Middlesbrough v Barnsley 1-1

Hull City v Doncaster Rovers 3-1

League 1:

Sheffield Wednesday v Hartlepool United 2-0

League 2:

Rotherham United v Hedreford United 0-0

Chesterfield v Macclesfield Town 2-1

UPCOMING FIXTURES:

Good Friday, April 22:

Championship:

Doncaster Rovers v Crystal Palace

League 2:

Northampton Town v Rotherham United (Kick off 7,45pm BST)