Tuesday 1st January
Charlton Athletic got the better of fellow Londoners Watford by one goal in which Yann Kermorgant netted two goals and six points. Staying in the capital, Brazilian midfielder Andre Moritz scored two delightful free-kicks for six points of his own in Crystal Palace's 3-1 win over lowly Wolverhampton Wanderers. Anthony Konckaert and debutant Chris Wood bagged eight points each as Leicester City crushed Huddersfield Town.
Saturday 29th December
Livewire striker Sam Baldock scored eight points for two goals and an assist in Bristol City's 4-2 win over relegation rivals Peterborough United. The npower Championship's top goalscorer Glenn Murray took his season's tally to 22 with a brace, worth six points, in Palace's 2-2 draw with Nottingham Forest. Matej Vydra matched that with a double for Watford, while DJ Campbell and Jordan Rhodes settled for five apiece.
Wednesday 26th December
Birmingham City beat Barnsley 2-1 away and Curtis Davies combined with Robert Hall for both goals. Centre-back Davies pocketed six points for two goals and Hall, on-loan from West Ham United, was credited with two assists and four points. Another loan star was on fire at the County Ground where Southampton striker Billy Sharp scored two goals and six points in Nottingham Forest colours.
Saturday 22nd December
Bolton Wanderers suffered a 5-4 defeat at Peterborough, but Keith Andrews still managed to hit the six-point mark. Lee Tomlin, Martin Petrov and Benik Afobe were all one point adrift on five. Luciano Becchio matched Andrews' efforts by scoring a brace as Leeds United beat Middlesbrough 2-1, and Vydra made a great start to the Christmas period with six points at home to Forest.
Friday 21st December
Two goals for poacher Sylvan Ebanks-Blake kicked the festive schedule into life and were worth six points to the Wolves striker. The Old Gold beat Blackpool by two goals to one and Ebanks-Blake got both of them, opening the scoring in just the third minute before securing victory with less than 20 minutes left on the clock.