Irish Abroad: Doyle scores brace, McClean hits appearance milestone

Joe McCarthy reveals how Irish players fared over the weekend


Friday, 14 October 2016

Scottish Premier League

Inverness CT 0-1 Rangers
Robert Kiernan returned to the Rangers’ starting XI for his first appearance since September 10th


Colorado Rapids 2-1 San Jose Earthquakes
Kevin Doyle marked his return to the Rapid’s starting XI (his first start since September 4th) with two strikes, his first goals since July. Before this brace, the Wexford striker hadn’t scored twice in the same game since December 2012!

Saturday, 15 October 2016

Premier League

Manchester City 1-1 Everton
James McCarthy came off the bench to make his first appearance for Everton since the end of August,
Seamus Coleman was booked for the first time this season.

 West Bromwich Albion 1-1 Tottenham
James McClean made his 50th appearance for West Brom. THe Baggies have yet to lose a game the winger has started this season (via football365)

 League 1

Charlton 3-0 Coventry
Chris McCann was booked for the fifth time this season and is suspended for the next game

Fleetwood 2-0 Peterborough
Jimmy Ryan was booked for the first time this season

Northampton 1-3 Millwall
Shaun Williams made his 250th appearance in England

Scunthorpe 2-1 MK Dons
Paddy Madden’s two goals were the striker’s first goals in more than a month, and the first time the former League of Ireland player had scored a brace since January

League 2

Accrington Stanley 2-1 Blackpool
John O’Sullivan made his 25th start for Accrington Stanley

Cambridge United 0-1 Grimsby
James Berrett scored his first goal for Grimsby

Carlisle United 3-2 Hartlepool
Padraig Amond’s opener was his fifth goal for Hartlepool and his 40th goal in League Two

Leyton Orient 1-2 Luton
Glen Rea’s return to Luton’s starting XI after seven weeks was his 25th career start

Plymouth 2-2 Portsmouth
Connor Smith marked his 50th career appearance with his first goal in League Two

Scottish League One

Airdrie Utd 1-3 Peterhead
Joe Gorman made his first appearance in two months

Cypriot Premier League

Omonia Nicosia 2-0 Anorthosis Famagusta FC
Cillian Sheridan scored his fifth goal in his last five games

Sunday, 16 October 2016


Portland Timbers 1-0 Colorado Rapids
Kevin Doyle was booked for the fifth time this season

 Further Reading

The Premier League’s most defensive attackers – football365


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