QPR 5 – Barnsley 2 (Championship, September 26, 2009) Akos Buzsaky scored twice to add to Mikele Leigertwood’s opener as Rangers roared into a three-goal lead at halftime. Barnsley hit back twice at the start of the second half through Stephen Foster and Andy Gray, but Ben Watson and Jay Simpson ensured the points stayed in west London with Rangers starting to look like a team capable of staying with the promotion pace.
Reading 1 – Watford 1 (Championship, September 26, 2009) Ex-Watford players Jobi McAnuff and Grzegorz Rasiak combined to give Reading an early lead. Danny Graham levelled in the second half gfor the Hornets after a mix-up between keeper Adam Federici and Darren O’Dea, while Watford substitute Nathan Ellington was sent off for two yellow cards.
Leyton Orient 1 – Millwall 0 (League One, September 26, 2009) Leyton Orient lifted themselves out of the bottom four with a 1-0 home win over Millwall, with Andros Townsend scoring his third for the Os since arriving on loan from Tottenham during the summer.