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Midweek Roundup: Milestones for Hourihane and Randolph

Joe McCarthy

Tuesday, 12 September 2017
Championship
Aston Villa 0-0 Middlesbrough

Conor Hourihane’s start was his 300th career appearance
Darren Randolph made his 100th appearance in the Championship
Cyrus Christie was booked for the first time this season

Preston North End 3-0 Cardiff

Alan Browne scored his first goal of the season, this was the midfielder’s first goal since April 2016

QPR 2-2 Millwall

Shaun Williams was booked for the first time this season

Bolton 0-1 Sheffield United

Josh Cullen was booked for the first time this season

League 1
AFC Wimbledon 1-1 Gillingham

Conor Wilkinson made his 50th appearance in League One

Bristol Rovers 2-3 Oldham

This was the first time that four Irish players scored in one game since October 2008 when Noel Hunt, Stephen Hunt, Shane Long and Chris McCann all scored as Reading beat Burnley 3-1
Rory Gaffney scored his 20th goal for Bristol
Ryan Sweeney scored his first goal for Oldham, the defender’s first goal since February 2016

Northampton 3-1 Portsmouth

Damien McCrory made his 300th career start

Plymouth 1-3 Blackpool

Jimmy Ryan scored his first goal for Blackpool, this was also the 40th goal of his career, and his first goal since December 2015
Rotherham 5-1 Walsall

Richie Towell made his first start for Rotherham
The first goal of Lee Frecklington’s hat trick (the first of his career) was his 30th goal for Rotherham

 

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