Derby County went top of the Sky Bet Championship on Boxing Day courtesy of a 2-0 win at home to Fulham.The Rams took full advantage to displace Middlesbrough, whose game with Blackburn Rovers fell victim to the weather.
Hull City prevailed 3-0 against Burnley in the battle between fourth and fifth, while Sheffield Wednesday also cruised to victory by the same scoreline against Birmingham City.
There were late winners for Ipswich Town and Milton Keynes Dons at home to Queens Park Rangers and Cardiff City respectively, while at the foot of the table, Rotherham United thumped bottom club Bolton Wanderers 4-0.
Brighton & Hove Albion couldn't muster a return to winning ways and drew 0-0 with Brentford, and Bristol City and Charlton Athletic also shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw at Ashton Gate.
The Boxing Day Sky Bet Championship results:
Saturday 26th December
Blackburn Rovers P-P Middlesbrough
Brentford 0-0 Brighton & Hove Albion
Bristol City 1-1 Charlton Athletic
Derby County 2-0 Fulham
Huddersfield Town 3-1 Preston North End
Hull City 3-0 Burnley
Ipswich Town 2-1 Queens Park Rangers
Milton Keynes Dons 2-1 Cardiff City
Rotherham United 4-0 Bolton Wanderers
Sheffield Wednesday 3-0 Birmingham City
Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-0 Reading
Sunday 27th December
Nottingham Forest 1-1 Leeds United