Sheffield United’s automatic promotion hopes from the Sky Bet Championship were dealt a blow after they were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Millwall.
Blackburn recorded their first away win since January as a 2-1 victory at the City Ground all but ended Nottingham Forest’s play-off hopes.
Tomer Hemed scored twice as managerless QPR emphatically eased their relegation fears by thrashing Swansea 4-0 at Loftus Road.
Falkirk produced a spirited 1-0 win at Dunfermline to drag themselves off the foot of the Scottish Championship standings.
Tranmere kept their automatic promotion challenge alive and damaged MK Dons’ own hopes with an impressive 2-1 victory at Prenton Park.
Shrewsbury moved closer to securing their League One status as James Bolton and Tyrese Campbell scored second-half goals in a 2-0 victory at Gillingham.
Barnsley moved back into the League One automatic-promotion spots with a 4-2 win over 10-man Fleetwood.
A 13-year-old boy who died after being found unconscious in a park has been named locally as Carson Price.
A Ross Sykes double boosted Accrington’s survival bid and condemned 10-man Walsall to a sixth successive defeat in a 2-1 win.
Lyle Taylor struck twice as Charlton came from a goal down to beat Luton 3-1 and end the League One leaders’ long unbeaten run.