Derby moved back up to second in the Championship as substitute Darren Bent inspired a 2-0 victory over Blackburn.
Sheffield Wednesday failed to score in yet another Championship home game as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Birmingham.
Millwall slipped further into relegation trouble despite battling with 10 men to earn a 0-0 draw against Reading.
Rotherham made a mockery of the Sky Bet Championship form book to earn a crucial 4-2 home win over Bolton on Tuesday.
Middlesbrough are close to agreeing a deal to sign Wigan midfielder Adam Forshaw, Sky sources understand.