Irish Abroad: Weekend Round Up

Joe McCarthy reveals how Irish players performed at the weekend…

Saturday, 17 September 2016
Premier League

Leicester City 3-0 Burnley
Jeff Hendrick made his first start for Burnley since signing for them on transfer deadline day

West Bromwich Albion 4-2 West Ham United
James McClean scored his 25th goal since moving to England, this is also the former Derry winger’s 10th goal in the Premier League

Everton 3-1 Middlesbrough
Seamus Coleman’s first goal since February was also his 15th goal in the Premier League


Ipswich 0-0 Aston Villa
Leon Best came off the bench to make his first appearance for Ipswich

Newcastle Utd 0-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Joe Mason made his 25th appearance for Wolves

Birmingham City 2-1 Sheffield Wednesday
Keiren Westwood’s yellow card was the goalkeeper’s first booking since January 2015

League 1

Bradford City 1-1 Bristol Rovers
Josh Cullen made his 25th career start

Chesterfield 3-1 Northampton
Conor Wilkinson scored his first goal for Chesterfield, the striker’s first goal since January. This was also his fifth goal in League One.

Coventry 0-0 Oldham
Paul Green and Charles Dunne were both booked for the first time this season. Before this, Green hadn’t been booked since April 2015

Port Vale 2-1 Gillingham
Emmanuel Osadebe was booked for the first time this season

Rochdale 2-1 Fleetwood
Keith Keane made his first start for Rochale since signing for them on loan 

Southend United 3-1 Millwall
Stephen McLaughlin scored his first goal in a month in his 25th start for Southend
David Mooney scored his tenth goal for the Shrimpers

League 2

Exeter 0-2 Plymouth
Graham Carey made his 50th start for Plymouth and marked the occasion with his 15th goal in League Two

Leyton Orient 0-1 Yeovil
Kevin Dawson was booked for the fifth time this season

Scottish Premier League

Kilmarnock 2-2 Partick Thistle
Gary Dicker made his 25th appearance for Kilmarnock

St Johnstone 1-0 Hearts
Graham Cummins marked his 150th appearance in England and Scotland, for four clubs, with his tenth goal for St Johnstone

Scottish First Division

Greenock Morton 2-1 Dunfermline
Gavin Gunning made his first appearance for Greenock after signing a short term deal for the Ton during the week

Cypriot Premier League

Ethnikos Achna 1-2 Omonia Nicosia
The first goal of Cillian Sheridan’s brace was the Monaghan striker’s 25th goal in the Cypriot Premier League

Sunday, 18 September 2016
Premier League

Southampton 1-0 Swansea
Shane Long marked his 50th start for Southampton with his first booking this season

Scottish Premier League

Dundee 1-3 Aberdeen
Anthony O’Connor booking against Dundee was his first booking since December 2015

Inverness CT 2-2 Celtic
Jake Mulraney came off the bench to make his 25th career appearance


Joe McCarthy

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