Preston North End manager Alex Neil

Preston's Alex Neil tipped for Premier League job by ex-Celtic star, Ex-Nottingham Forest 'angry' at sacking - Championship preview

A dramatic weekend of Championship action has barely had time to settle as clubs take the field once again on Tuesday and Wednesday.

As ever, with some key games to watch out for, we preview the main talking points ahead of the midweek Championship fixture list. Scroll and click through the pages:

Cardiff City and Stoke City clash in Wales - both clubs who have undergone different transformations in recent weeks with the appointment of Neil Harris and Michael ONell, respectively.

1. New managers face-off

Cardiff City and Stoke City clash in Wales - both clubs who have undergone different transformations in recent weeks with the appointment of Neil Harris and Michael ONell, respectively.
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Its now 10 games since Middlesbrough last tasted victory and face a massive game against bottom-of-the-table Barnsley. Win, and they go eight points clear of the Tykes, lose and just two points separate the pair.

2. Relegation six-pointer

Its now 10 games since Middlesbrough last tasted victory and face a massive game against bottom-of-the-table Barnsley. Win, and they go eight points clear of the Tykes, lose and just two points separate the pair.
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While Nottingham Forest need a result to maintain their position in the play-offs, much of the focus on the game has been on the return of QPR manager Mark Warburton to his old club, who admitted he was angry at his sacking.

3. Mark Warburton faces old club Forest

While Nottingham Forest need a result to maintain their position in the play-offs, much of the focus on the game has been on the return of QPR manager Mark Warburton to his old club, who admitted he was angry at his sacking.
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Swans boss Steve Cooper will undoubtedly be demanding a reaction from his players after the 1-0 home defeat at Millwall on Saturday was their fourth at the Liberty Stadium this season.

4. Swansea chief demands reaction

Swans boss Steve Cooper will undoubtedly be demanding a reaction from his players after the 1-0 home defeat at Millwall on Saturday was their fourth at the Liberty Stadium this season.
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