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Wayne Rooney’s beautiful free-kick strikes Derby nearer to prime six, West Brom bounce again, Huddersfield climb out of relegation zone


Wayne Rooney’s beautiful free-kick towards Preston secured a fourth successive win for promotion-chasing Derby on Wednesday.

The Manchester United legend’s second of magic moved his facet to inside some extent of sixth-placed Cardiff, who had been held at dwelling by relegation-threatened Charlton 24 hours earlier.

Rooney has still got it at the age of 34

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Rooney has nonetheless bought it on the age of 34

Rooney has scored six goals from midfield since making his Derby debut in January

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Rooney has scored six objectives from midfield since making his Derby debut in January

The 1-Zero defeat for Preston noticed their promotion hopes take one other blow with a fifth reverse in six video games.

Elsewhere, West Brom tightened their grip on second spot with a 3-Zero win at Sheffield Wednesday.

Charlie Austin’s 37th-minute penalty and Matheus Pereira’s second-half brace ensured the Baggies bounced again from final week’s 1-Zero loss at promotion rivals Brentford.

Austin gave West Brom a first-half lead

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Austin gave West Brom a first-half lead

West Brom are 5 factors away from third-placed Brentford with six video games to go.

On the different finish of the desk, Huddersfield moved out of the relegation zone with an emphatic 3-Zero win at Birmingham.

Karlan Grant opened the scoring from the penalty spot within the 10th minute.

Huddersfield’s prime scorer, with 18 objectives this season, then had a 50th-minute penalty saved by Lee Camp.

Nevertheless, his miss didn’t value Danny Cowley’s males as they doubled their benefit nearly instantly by way of Fraizer Campbell.

Grant scored his 18th goal of the season at Birmingham

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Grant scored his 18th purpose of the season at Birmingham

Elias Kachunga added a 3rd with 18 minutes remaining to place additional gloss on the scoreline.

Hull, who play Middlesbrough in a relegation six-pointer on Thursday, have fallen into the drop zone as Huddersfield climb to 19th place.

In the meantime, Nottingham Forest leapfrogged Fulham into fourth place with a 1-Zero win over Bristol Metropolis.

Tiago Silva’s excellent 62nd-minute strike was sufficient to hammer dwelling Forest’s promotion credentials.

Silva’s free-kick means Bristol City remain in 12th place

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Silva’s free-kick means Bristol Metropolis stay in 12th place

Wednesday’s outcomes

Preston 0-1 Derby

Birmingham 0-Three Huddersfield

Nottingham Forest 1-Zero Bristol Metropolis

Sheffield Wednesday 0-Three West Brom





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