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Irish Abroad: Shane Long is the pick of the weekend with a goal and two assists

April 22nd

by Joe McCarthy http://irish-abroad.appspot.com/

Friday, 22 April 2016
Scottish Premier League
St Johnstone 3-0 Aberdeen
Jonathan Hayes made his 150th start for Aberdeen, and picked up his first booking since December

Saturday, 23 April 2016
Premier League
Aston Villa 2-4 Southampton
Kevin Toner made his first appearance for Aston Villa as a second half substitute, and marked the occasion with an assist on their second goal
Shane Long’s ninth Premier League goal of the season is a new personal best for the Tipperary striker

League 1
Bradford City 4-0 Walsall
Liam Kinsella returned to the Walsall starting XI for his first start since 19th March

Colchester 0-3 Burton Albion
Louis Dunne made his first start for Colchester

Peterborough 0-2 Scunthorpe
Paddy Madden made his 50th appearance of the season!
Stephen Dawson fourth booking of the season was more than three month since his last yellow card

Wigan 4-1 Southend United
David Mooney returned to the Southend team for his first appearance since 5th March
Chris McCann scored his third goal of the season, this was his first strike since 12th January

League 2
Luton 1-1 Newport Co.
Just like Paddy Madden, Mark Byrne made his 50th appearance of the season!

Morecambe 1-4 Stevenage
Jamie Devitt was booked for the fifth time in 2015/16

English FA Cup
Everton 1-2 Manchester United
Darron Gibson made his fiftieth start for Everton

Sunday, 24 April 2016
MLS
Colorado Rapids 3-1 Seattle Sounders FC
Kevin Doyle marked his first appearance for the Rapids since 20th March with his fifth goal for the club

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