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Midweek Roundup: Hendrick suspended, Walters scores

Joe McCarthy

Monday, 26 December 2016

Premier League

Watford 1-1 Crystal Palace
Damien Delaney was booked for the fifth time this season and is suspended for the next game

Burnley 1-0 Middlesbrough
Stephen Ward was booked for the first time since the opening day of the season in what was the defender’s 300th start in England
Jeff Hendrick was booked for the fifth time this season and is suspended for the next game

Chelsea 3-0 Bournemouth
Harry Arter made his 200th career start

Swansea 1-4 West Ham United
Declan Rice was in the matchday squad at West Ham for the first time as an unused substitute

Championship

Brentford 2-2 Cardiff
Brian Murphy made his first appearance for Cardiff since signing for the Bluebirds in September, indeed this was his first appearance in a matchday squad for the club!

Aston Villa 2-1 Burton Albion
Damien McCrory made his 300th career appearance

Barnsley 2-0 Blackburn
Darragh Lenihan was sent off for the first time in his career

Ipswich 0-2 Fulham
Jonathan Douglas made his 50th start for Ipswich
Newcastle 0-1 Sheffield Wednesday
Keiren Westwood’s performance for Sheffield Wednesday against Newcastle was recognised by WhoScored and EA as among the best of the week’s fixtures

Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-2 Bristol City
Joe Mason came off the bench to make his first appearance for Wolves since October 15th

League 1

Southend United 3-0 AFC Wimbledon
Simon Cox ended a goal drought of more than a month by scoring his first brace since November 2014, and his performance was recognised by the Football League as one of the best of the week

Bristol Rovers 4-1 Coventry
Liam Lawrence made his first appearance for Bristol Rovers since August 30th

League 2

Leyton Orient 3-2 Crawley

James Collins was booked for the fifth time this season (his first booking in more than a month) and is suspended for the next game

Luton 0-1 Colchester
Owen Garvan was booked for the first time this season

Newport Co. 2-3 Portsmouth
On his 34th birthday, Noel Hunt made his first start for Portsmouth since November 5th
Enda Stevens scored his first goal for Portsmouth, 18 months after signing for Pompey in June 2015. This was the defender’s first goal since February 2015

Yeovil 0-0 Exeter
Liam McAlinden was booked for the first time this season

Tuesday, 27 December 2016

Premier League

Liverpool 4-1 Stoke City
Jonathan Walters scored his 60th goal for Stoke

Championship

Brighton and Hove Albion 3-0 QPR
Shane Duffy made his 150th career start

 

Wednesday, 28 December 2016

Premier League

Southampton 1-4 Tottenham

Shane Long was picked up his second booking of the season, more than 100 days since his last booking on September 18th

Scottish Premier League

Inverness CT 1-2 Motherwell
Carl McHugh returned to the Motherwell starting XI for his first appearance the opening day of the season

St Johnstone 1-1 Rangers
Graham Cummins lined out for St Johnstone for the first time since October 29

 

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