Midweek Roundup: Jack Byrne finds the net

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Joe McCarthy reveals how Irish players across the water performed in the month of May., follow him on twitter @irish_abroad

Tuesday, 3rd October 2017
Football League Trophy
Cambridge United 0-1 Southampton U21

Jake Carroll was booked for the first time season in his first start in more than a month

Crewe Alexandra 0-1 Oldham

Jack Byrne’s winner was his first goal in Football League Trophy

Doncaster Rovers 1-0 Sunderland U21

Cody Prior made his senior debut as a second half substitute

Fleetwood 2-1 Morecambe

Cian Bolger made his 50th start for Fleetwood

Blackburn 0-1 Bury

Eoghan O’Connell returned from injury to make his first appearance for Bury since signing for them in the summer

Scunthorpe 2-1 Grimsby

Sam Kelly start against Scunthorpe was his first start since Tuesday, 29th August

Colchester 0-1 Gillingham

Sean Murray made his 100th career start
Finn O’Mara’s start for Gillingham was also the defender’s first career start

Plymouth 2-2 Exeter

Both Liam McAlinden and Pierce Sweeney made their 50th appearance for Exeter, with McAlinden marking the occasion with the 20th goal of his career

MK Dons 0-0 Stevenage

Luke Wade Slater’s start for Stevenage was the former St Kevin’s Boys player’s first career start
Kevin Toner was booked for the first time this season

Oxford United 2-2 Brighton U21

Daniel Mandroiu’s equaliser for Brighton’s U21 side was the first senior goal of the striker’s career

Peterborough 1-1 Northampton

Sam Foley made his first appearance for Northampton after signing for them in preseason


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