What is happening elsewhere in the Championship?

Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka has been handed a one-match touchline suspension and a £2,000 fine after admitting an FA charge for improper conduct after being sent off by referee Mark Clattenburg in the final minutes of Boro's controversial 1-1 draw with Blackburn Rovers.

Wolves' appeal to rescind the red cards of Rajiv van la Parra and Matt Doherty from the 2-1 defeat at home to Bournemouth has delivered mixed results after the appeal for the former's was successful, while Doherty will face a three-match ban.

Elsewhere, Eidur Gudjohnsen has revealed his return to Bolton Wanderers feels like a homecoming after signing with Neil Lennon's side until the end of the season following a successful trial.

And Brentford have been boosted by the news that midfielder Toumani Diagouraga has signed a new two-year deal at Griffin Park, with his existing terms due to expire at the end of this season.

For all the latest headlines from around the Championship, have a look at our summary below from various local newspapers and websites.

Birmingham City: Blues boss Gary Rowett has suggested he will have no hesitation in bringing back striker Wes Thomas into the first-team fold after serving his three-match suspension. (Birmingham Mail)

Blackburn Rovers: Captain Grant Hanley is determined to repay the travelling Rovers fans' faith with a win at Brentford this weekend as Gary Bowyer's side look to break into the top six once more. (Lancashire Telegraph)

Blackpool: In-form frontman Steven Davies has revealed he was just hours away from departing Bloomfield Road during Jose Riga's ill-fated tenure after the Belgian informed the striker he was not wanted. (Blackpool Gazette)

Bolton Wanderers: Keith Andrews has been left in limbo after being exiled by loan club Watford following a falling-out with Hornets manager Slavisa Jokanovic but the indications are that he will not return to the Macron Stadium in the near future. (The Bolton News)

Bournemouth: Defensive stalwart Ian Harte looks set to hand the Cherries a timely fitness boost ahead of their Capital One Cup clash with Liverpool next week after he made a return to first-team training following a rapid recovery from a calf injury. (Bournemouth Echo)

Brighton and Hove Albion: The Seagulls are keen for Chris O' Grady to remain on loan at Sheffield United for the rest of the season, according to Blades boss Nigel Clough, but he understands why Albion are keen to keep their options open over the frontman. (The Argus)

Cardiff City: Striker Adam Le Fondre has urged his team-mates not to under-estimate Bournemouth this weekend in any way after suffering at the hands of the Cherries on three occasions in the last two seasons. (Wales Online)

Middlesbrough: Winger Adam Reach believes his side sent out a clear warning to the rest of the promotion-chasing pack with their stunning 5-1 win at Millwall but admits the Teessiders are not concerning themselves with the table as it stands. (Gazette Live)

Millwall: Lions chairman John Berylson is flying into the country today to draw up Ian Holloway's January shopping list, with the manager keen to add another striker to his squad in the upcoming transfer window. (News at Den)

Norwich City: Midfield man Jonny Howson feels the Canaries can take inspiration from the likes of Newcastle United and West Ham United as they look to book an immediate return to the top flight. (Eastern Daily Press)

Reading: The Royals have ended their interest in Dutch trialist Nasser El Khayati after training with the first-team squad, with manager Nigel Adkins confirming he will not pursue a deal for the 25-year-old forward. (Get Reading)

Sheffield Wednesday: Stuart Gray has warned his charges that weekend opponents Wolves will arrive at Hillsborough a wounded animal after their six-match winless run and feels opposite manager Kenny Jackett might be confident of securing a result away from Molineux. (The Star)

Watford: The Hornets have confirmed Gabriele Angella will not be leaving the club in January despite being linked with a move to former club Udinese, with Slavisa Jokanovic keen to keep the central defender. (Watford Observer)