Irish Abroad: McGeady and O’Shea score, Doherty sent off

Joe McCarthy

Thursday, 29th March 2018
Australian A-League
Perth Glory 2-3 Sydney

Andy Keogh made his 100th appearance for Perth Glory

Friday, 30th March 2018
Millwall 2-0 Nottingham Forest

Shaun Williams scored his first goal of the season, almost a year to the day since his last goal on Saturday, 1st April 2017
Aiden O’Brien came off the bench for his first appearance since Saturday, 20th January

Middlesbrough 1-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Matt Doherty was sent off for the second time in his career, his last red card was in December 2014

Derby County 1-4 Sunderland

John O’Shea marked his 250th appearance for Sunderland with his first goal since December 2013 – also his first goal in the Championship
Marc Wilson came off the bench for first appearance since Saturday, 13th January
Aiden McGeady scored his seventh goal of the season, one less than his total for 2016/17

League 1
Wigan 3-0 Oldham

Eoin Doyle was booked for the first time since December in what was his 25th appearance for Oldham

Rochdale 3-1 Shrewsbury

Joe Rafferty made his 200th career start – all of which have been for Rochdale

League 2
Cambridge United 3-1 Crawley

Jake Carroll’s first appearance in a month was also his first start since January

Cheltenham 0-1 Carlisle United

Jamie Devitt scored his first goal in six weeks, and in the same game he was booked for the first time since December

Colchester 2-1 Luton

Sean Murray made his 50th appearance for Colchester
Alan Sheehan was booked for the tenth time this season

Mansfield Town 0-1 Accrington Stanley

Seamus Conneely scored his first goal since September. This was the defender’s second goal of the season, one more than he scored in 2016/17

Newport Co. 1-1 Coventry

Mark O’Brien made his 50th appearance for Newport Co.

Notts County 0-0 Wycombe Wanderers

Michael Harriman’ early introduction from the bench was his first appearance since September and also his 150th appearance in League Two

Swindon Town 1-1 Morecambe

Donal McDermott’s introduction as a late substitute was his first appearance since mid-December

Saturday, 31st March 2018
Premier League
West Ham United 3-0 Southampton
Josh Cullen came off the bench for his second Premier League appearance, this was the midfielder’s first appearance in two months
Declan Rice made his 25th appearance for West Ham’s senior side (the defender also has three appearances for the Hammers’ under-23 team)

Scottish Premier League
Motherwell 2-2 Rangers

Carl McHugh made his 200th career appearance

Hibernian 2-0 Partick Thistle

Daniel Devine was sent off for the third time in his career, eleven months after his last red card on Saturday, 29th April 2017

Scottish Championship
Inverness CT 2-2 St Mirren

Aaron Doran was shown his first yellow card in two months

Joe McCarthy

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