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Midweek Roundup: Clark makes 150th Premier League start

Joe McCarthy

Monday, 1st January 2018
Premier League
Brighton and Hove Albion 2-2 Bournemouth

Shane Duffy made his 25th appearance in the Premier League

Stoke City 0-1 Newcastle Utd
Ciaran Clark made his 150th appearance in the Premier League

Championship

Derby County 1-1 Sheffield United

Enda Stevens made his 25th appearance for Sheffield United

Preston North End 2-3 Middlesbrough

Darren Randolph’s booking was the goalkeeper’s first yellow card since September

QPR 2-1 Cardiff

Brian Murphy made his first start for Cardiff since August

Aston Villa 5-0 Bristol City

Scott Hogan’s strike was his fifth goal for Aston Villa, and his first goal since August
Conor Hourihane’s goal was the midfielder’s first since Saturday, 23rd September

League 1

Charlton 1-2 Gillingham

Mark Byrne made his 50th start for Gillingham
Bradley Garmston started his first game since Saturday, 28th October

Rotherham 1-1 Blackburn

Richie Towell made his 25th appearance of the season

Scunthorpe 1-0 Bury

Callum Reilly made his 50th appearance in League One

Shrewsbury 1-0 Oldham

Jack Byrne’s (probably last) appearance for Oldham was his 25th appearance for the Latics

League 2

Colchester 0-0 Cambridge United

Sean Murray started his first game since Saturday, 21st October 2017

Crewe Alexandra 2-0 Grimsby

James Berrett started his first game since Saturday, 11th November

Luton 4-2 Lincoln City

James Collins made his 25th appearance for Luton
Alan Sheehan was sent off for the second time for Lincoln, the seventh time in his career, his last red card was almost a year ago on Saturday, 14th January 2017

Mansfield Town 3-1 Carlisle United

John O’Sullivan was booked for the first time this season

Yeovil 1-2 Crawley

Connor Smith’s red card was the first time the player was sent off in his career

Tuesday, 2nd January 2018

Premier League

Today was the first day this season where more than one Irish player scored on the same day in the Premier League, this hasn’t happened since Saturday, 4th February 2017

Southampton 1-2 Crystal Palace

Shane Long scored his first goal of the season

West Ham United 2-1 West Bromwich Albion

James McClean’s first goal of the season was also his fifth goal for West Brom

Scottish Championship
Inverness CT 1-1 Livingston

Aaron Doran marked his first start in a year with his first goal since October 2016

Wednesday, 3rd January 2018

Indian Super League
ATK 1-1 GOA

Robbie Keane’s goal was the first time he’d scored in consecutive club games since July 2016

 

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