Midweek Roundup: McClean and Hendrick hit landmarks

Joe McCarthy

Tuesday, 12 December 2017
Premier League
Burnley 1-0 Stoke City

Jeff Hendrick made his 50th appearance for Burnley

Scottish Premier League
Ross County 2-2 Kilmarnock

Alan Power was booked for the first time since October

English FA Cup
Wigan 3-2 AFC Fylde

Noel Hunt’s introduction from the bench was the striker’s first appearance since Tuesday, 24 October

Exeter 2-1 Forest Green

Pierce Sweeney scored his first FA Cup goal, and was booked for the first time since August in his 25th appearance of the season

Wednesday, 13 December 2017
Premier League
Liverpool 0-0 West Bromwich Albion

James McClean’s first start since Tuesday, 22nd August was also the Derry native’s 250th appearance in English football

Scottish Premier League

Partick Thistle 3-2 Motherwell

The six Irish players to start this game was the most since six players also started the Middlesbrough-Sunderland game on Sunday, 5th November
Conor Sammon scored his first goal for Partick in his first start since early November

St Johnstone 0-3 Aberdeen

Anthony O’Connor made his 50th appearance in the SPL
Adam Rooney scored his fifth goal of the season, this was the striker’s first goal since Saturday, 30 September


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