Irish Abroad: Hoolahan, Brady and Hourihane hit milestones

Joe McCarthy

Saturday, 21st October 2017
This is the first time since April 2008 where more than 75 Irish players started, but less than five goals were scored.

Premier League
Manchester City 3-0 Burnley

Robbie Brady made his 25th appearance for Burnley

Stoke City 1-2 Bournemouth

Harry Arter made his first appearance for Bournemouth since Friday, 15 September

Aston Villa 2-1 Fulham

Conor Hourihane made his 25th start for Aston Villa

Sheffield United 2-1 Reading

Enda Stevens made his 25th appearance in the Championship

Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-2 Preston North End

Alan Browne was sent off for the first time in almost exactly a year, the midfielder was last sent off on 25th October 2016

League 1
Blackburn 3-0 Portsmouth

Derrick Williams made his 100th appearance in League One

Blackpool 1-3 Wigan

Noel Hunt was booked for the first time this season in his 25th League One appearance

Gillingham 1-2 Northampton

John-Joe O’Toole started a game for the first time in 2017/18

Oxford United 3-3 Rotherham

Canice Carroll was booked for the first time this season in his first start since Saturday, 9th September

League 2
Exeter 0-1 Port Vale

Pierce Sweeney made his 50th career start

Scottish Premier League

Hearts 1-0 St Johnstone

Joe Shaughnessy made his 100th start for St Johnstone

Partick Thistle 2-1 Dundee

Conor Sammon started a game for the first time in a month
Both Adam Barton and Daniel Devine made their 50th appearance for Partick Thistle, Devine’s appearance was also his his 150th career appearance

Scottish League Cup

Hibernian 2-4 Celtic

Anthony Stokes’ first goal in a month was his 15th goal in the competition

Sunday, 22 October 2017
Ipswich 0-1 Norwich

Wes Hoolahan made his 200th appearance in the Championship

Atlanta United 2-2 FC Toronto

Chris McCann made his 25th appearance for Atlanta United

Australian A-League

Brisbane Roar 1-2 Newcastle Jets

Roy O’Donovan’s goal today (his fifth of the season) meant he scored in his third consecutive appearance for the first time since October 2014

Perth Glory 2-1 Central Coast Mariners

Andy Keogh’s goal today, his first of the season, was his 40th goal for Perth Glory


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