Dominic Matteo, who made 155 appearances for Liverpool in the 1990s, is recovering after an operation on a brain tumour.
Jake Livermore was on target as West Brom saw off Hull City, while there were wins for Preston North End and Leeds United.
Goals from Matt Phillips and Hal Robson-Kanu secured West Brom a comfortable victory away at struggling Stoke City on Monday.
Nathan Jones won only five of his 34 league games in charge of Stoke City and has ultimately paid the price for that dismal run.
Hal Robson-Kanu looked like he had extended 10-man West Brom's lead in the Championship but Charlton stole a point.
The Championship's top two, West Brom and Leeds United, were held on Tuesday, while Sheffield Wednesday moved up to third.
West Brom stayed ahead of Leeds United at the top of the Championship, where plenty of the struggling sides picked up vital points.
Swansea City and Leeds United suffered defeats that meant West Brom and Nottingham Forest became the Championship's new top two.
Leeds United beat previous Championship pacesetters West Brom 1-0 at Elland Road to move top of the table.
Stoke City took the lead at home to Nottingham Forest but fell to their seventh loss of the season, while Fulham beat Wigan Athletic.