Irish Abroad: Maguire scores, Gibson returns

Joe McCarthy

Saturday, 28 October 2017
Premier League

Today’s seven fixtures set a new high for a single day’s fixtures without a starting Irish player. The previous high was five games on 6th November 2016

Preston North End 2-3 Brentford

Sean Maguire marked his 40th start in English football with his fourth goal of the season and his first booking of 2017/18

Sunderland 1-2 Bristol City

Darron Gibson first start in a month was also his 25th appearance in the Championship

League 1

Northampton 1-0 Blackpool

John-Joe O’Toole made his 350th career appearance

Bristol Rovers 2-0 MK Dons

Rory Gaffney scored his 25th goal in English football

Bury 0-1 Doncaster Rovers

Eoghan O’Connell was sent off for the second time in his career, the defender was last shown a red card on 22nd April

Oldham 2-3 Scunthorpe

Jack Byrne made his 50th career appearance

Walsall 0-1 Southend United

Simon Cox scored his 20th goal for Southend

League 2

Chesterfield 2-2 Carlisle United

Jamie Devitt made his 200th appearance in League Two

Grimsby 0-0 Cambridge United

James Berrett was booked for the first time in a month in his landmark 350th career appearance

Luton 0-3 Coventry

Glen Rea was sent off for the second time for Luton, the defender’s last red card came in January of this year

Port Vale 0-3 Swindon Town

Donal McDermott made his 25th appearance inLeague 2
Gavin Gunning was booked for the first time in almost three months

Yeovil 3-0 Stevenage

Kevin Toner was sent off for the first time in his career

Scottish Premier League
Aberdeen 2-1 Ross County

Aaron McCarey stated his first game since Saturday, 16th September

Partick Thistle 1-0 St Johnstone

Daniel Devine made his 50th start for Partick Thistle
Niall Keown made his 25th appearance in the Scottish Premier League


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