Watford are now above the relegation zone on goal difference after a 3-1 win for Crystal Palace over Preston. Things started badly for Palace, with Keith Treacy netting after eight minutes. But Neil Danns drew them level before half-time and they took the lead through Darren Ambrose. Calvin Andrew made the points safe six minutes from time.
Sheffield Wednesday dropped into the bottom three following a 1-0 defeat by Bristol City at Hillsborough, Nicky Maynard netting the only goal. Second-bottom Plymouth, meanwhile, find themselves four points from safety after a 2-0 loss to Middlesbrough. Stephen McManus put the visitors ahead after 22 minutes before the hosts missed a penalty and
Boro made sure of the points in the last minute through Jonathan Franks.
Peterborough's one-year stay in the second tier is over after a 2-2 draw at Barnsley. Posh, who are set to name Gary Johnson as their new manager today knew only a win would keep their season alive.