Irish Abroad: May Roundup

Joe McCarthy

Joe McCarthy reveals how Irish players across the water performed in the month of May., follow him on twitter @irish_abroad


In the final month of the season, only Adam Rooney started three wins, the only player to start more than two

Keiren Westwood was the only player to draw more than once in May, and curiously no striker started a draw

Partick Thistle midfielder Adam Barton finished the season with four losses in May, and no goalkeeper started a loss for the final four weeks of 2016/17

Starts/Completed Games
Joe Shaughnessy, Darren O’Dea, Carl McHugh, John O’Shea, Gary Dicker, Adam Barton, Jonathan Hayes, and Conor Sammon all started four games in May, with O’Shea, O’Dea, Shaughnessy, McHugh, Dicker, Barton, and Sammon going on to complete 90 minutes in each one

Marc Wilson was substituted in each of the three games he started in May, while Darron Gibson was introduced in each of the three games he started on the bench in May

Stayed On Bench
Goalkeeping pair Darren Randolph and Aaron McCarey were unused substitutes in three games in May, while Dean Ebbe and Declan Rice was the only outfield player to be left on the bench in more than one game – both players spent two games without seeing a minute of action

Jonathan Hayes(3) and Wes Hoolahan(2) were the only players to score more than once in May, while Darren O’Dea and Conor Sammon were the only players to score a penalty

Marc Wilson was shown three yellow cards in the four games he played in May. No Irish striker or goalkeeper was booked in May 2017


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