Irish Abroad: O’Dowda scores, Hunt nets on debut

Tuesday, 24th October 2017
League 1
Oldham 2-1 Bury
Paul Green’s introduction from the bench was his 50th appearance for Oldham
Jay O’Shea started his first game since Saturday, 5th August
Eoin Doyle’s strike was his tenth goal of the season

Scottish Premier League

Hamilton Academical 0-0 Partick Thistle

Adam Barton made his 50th start for Partick Thistle

St Johnstone 0-0 Ross County

Aaron McCarey was booked for the first time this season, before this the goalkeeper hadn’t been shown a yellow card November 2012!

English League Cup

Bournemouth 3-1 Middlesbrough

After his first appearance for Bournemouth in a month at the weekend as a substitute, Harry Arter started his first game for the Cherries since Friday, 15th September

Bristol City 4-1 Crystal Palace

Callum O’Dowda’s goal was his first time finding the back of the net for Bristol, this was also the 15th goal of the midfielder’s career and his first goal since May 2016

Football League Trophy
Bradford City 2-1 Manchester City U21

Ireland U19 defender Tyreke Wilson made his first appearance at senior level

Wigan 4-1 Middlesbrough U21

Noel Hunt scored his first goal for Wigan in made his first start for the club.  Before this, he hadn’t scored since November 2016

Wednesday, 25 October 2017
Scottish Premier League
Aberdeen 0-3 Celtic

Anthony O’Connor was booked for the fifth time this season and is suspended for the next game

Rangers 1-1 Kilmarnock

Alan Power was booked for the first time this seasonas a substitute

English League Cup

Chelsea 2-1 Everton

James McCarthy was booked on his first appearance of the season. Before this game, the midfielder hadn’t appeared for his club since March, and hadn’t started a game since February

Tottenham 2-3 West Ham United

Declan Rice returned to the West Ham starting XI for his first appearance for the Hammers in a month

Written by david_smith

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