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Midweek Roundup: Long returns, Doyle scores

Joe McCarthy

@irish_abroad

Joe McCarthy reveals how Irish players around the globe performed during the midweek fixtures…

Tuesday, 22 November 2016
League 1

MK Dons 2-3 Chesterfield
Connor Dimaio made his 25th appearance for Chesterfield.
In the same game, Jay O’Shea scored his 40th goal for the Spirites, and unfortunately picked up his first booking this season

League 2

Cheltenham 0-3 Colchester
Owen Garvan marked his first appearance of the season (his first appearance since the end of April) with an assist

Luton 1-3 Portsmouth
Defender Glen Rea made his 25th appearance for Luton

Plymouth 0-2 Barnet
Connor Smith returned to the Plymouth starting XI for the first time October 4th, and was booked for the first time in three months

Scottish Championship

Raith 1-1 Ayr
Joel Coustrain marked the first start of his career with his first senior strike

Wednesday, 23 November 2016
MLS

Seattle Sounders FC 2-1 Colorado Rapids
Kevin Doyle scored his first goal for the Rapids since October 14th, and was booked for the first time since October 16th

Thursday, 24 November 2016
UEFA Cup

Sparta Prague 1-0 Southampton
Shane Long made his first start since October 20th

Australian A-League

Central Coast Mariners 2-0 Perth Glory
Roy O’Donovan scored his fifth goal against Andy Keogh’s side.

 

Joe McCarthy

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