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Championship round-up - Watford thrash Bournemouth

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August 10, 2013 « Live County Championship coverage | Chartbeat test »
Lewis McGugan was among the scorers in Watford's rout of Bournemouth © Getty Images
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Troy Deeney grabbed a hat-trick as Watford hit newly promoted Bournemouth for six to go top of the Championship. Gabriele Angella, signed from Udinese in the summer, scrambled the ball home to open the scoring for Watford after 13 minutes. Lewis Grabban levelled for Bournemouth on the half-hour mark from Ryan Fraser's cross. However Angella headed in his second on 53 minutes before Deeney netted a deflected effort three minutes later. Lewis McGugan then slotted in for 4-1 before Deeney fired in from 20 yards two minutes from the end, and added an injury-time spot kick to complete his treble.

Dan Burn came back to haunt his former club as his goal was enough to give Birmingham their first win of the season at Yeovil Town.

Derby County secured their first Championship win of the season with Chris Martin at the double in a 2-0 victory at Brighton. The hosts were ahead after 17 minutes through Leonardo Ulloa's header but Martin equalised ten minutes later before putting Derby in front soon after the restart from Kieron Freeman's cross.

Nick Blackman's penalty early in the second half, his first goal for Reading, earned the Royals a point at Bolton, who had taken an early lead through Darren Pratley's header.

QPR were held to a 1-1 draw at Huddersfield. James Vaughan gave Huddersfield the lead from close range ten minutes from the break but Junior Hoilett steered in Yun Suk-Young's cross soon after.

In League One, Bradford beat Carlisle 4-0 after scoring three goals in nine first-half minutes. Mark Yeates grabbed the first on 20 minutes, firing into the top corner for his first Bradford goal, with Nahki Wells doubling the lead when he scored for the third successive game. James Hanson then stroked in from 18 yards to make it 3-0 just before the half hour. Gary Jones completed the rout by tapping in Wells' cross on 67 minutes.

Wolves raced into a similar lead at home to Gillingham, goals from Leigh Griffiths, Lee Evans and Bakary Sako putting them 3-0 up by the 31st minute before Griffiths added a penalty in the second half to complete the scoring.

In League Two, Jacob Blyth's 25th-minute header put Northampton on their way to victory at home to Newport County. Roy O'Donovan added a second three minutes later with Gary Deegan striking in the 84th minute. Conor Washington pulled one back but it was little more than a consolation.

Peter Murphy's late header for Accrington Stanley denied Portsmouth a first win of the season. Murphy found the net three minutes after the break with a curling strike but David Connolly struck twice to momentarily put Portsmouth in charge.

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Football League Championship
15:00 FT Blackburn Rovers 0-1 Nottingham Forest 0-0 14,496
15:00 FT Blackpool 1-0 Barnsley 0-0 14,268
15:00 FT Bolton Wanderers 1-1 Reading 1-0 15,551
15:00 FT Brighton & Hove Albion 1-2 Derby County 1-1 26,238
15:00 FT Charlton Athletic 0-1 Middlesbrough 0-0 14,882
15:00 FT Huddersfield Town 1-1 Queens Park Rangers 1-1 13,896
15:00 FT Ipswich Town 3-0 Millwall 0-0 17,183
15:00 FT Sheffield Wednesday 1-2 Burnley 0-2 22,282
15:00 FT Watford 6-1 AFC Bournemouth 1-1
15:00 FT Yeovil Town 0-1 Birmingham City 0-0 8,717
Scottish Premier League
15:00 FT Dundee United 0-1 Inverness Caledonian Thistle 0-1 6,664
15:00 FT Ross County 1-3 Partick Thistle 0-1 3,331
Football League One
15:00 FT Bradford City 4-0 Carlisle United 3-0 13,641
15:00 FT Brentford 3-1 Sheffield United 1-0 7,316
15:00 FT Colchester United 1-0 Port Vale 0-0 3,201
15:00 FT Leyton Orient 3-0 Shrewsbury Town 0-0 4,414
15:00 FT Milton Keynes Dons 1-0 Crewe Alexandra 1-0 6,911
15:00 FT Notts County 2-4 Peterborough United 1-1 6,582
15:00 FT Oldham Athletic 0-1 Walsall 0-1 4,538
15:00 FT Rotherham United 0-0 Preston North End 0-0 8,454
15:00 FT Swindon Town 1-0 Stevenage 1-0 7,133
15:00 FT Tranmere Rovers 3-3 Crawley Town 2-1 4,763
15:00 FT Wolverhampton Wanderers 4-0 Gillingham 3-0 19,102
Football League Two
12:15 FT Accrington Stanley 2-2 Portsmouth 0-0 2,531
15:00 FT AFC Wimbledon 1-0 Wycombe Wanderers 1-0 4,235
15:00 FT Bristol Rovers 0-0 Scunthorpe United 0-0 6,259
15:00 FT Burton Albion 1-0 Rochdale 1-0 2,679
15:00 FT Chesterfield 2-0 Cheltenham Town 1-0 5,367
15:00 FT Dagenham & Redbridge 2-0 York City 1-0 1,487
15:00 FT Hartlepool United 0-1 Southend United 0-1 3,479
15:00 FT Mansfield Town 0-0 Exeter City 0-0 3,284
15:00 FT Morecambe 1-1 Torquay United 1-0 1,555
15:00 FT Northampton Town 3-1 Newport County 2-0 4,319
15:00 FT Oxford United 2-1 Bury 0-0
15:00 FT Plymouth Argyle 0-2 Fleetwood Town 0-2 7,280

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