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Midweek Roundup: Wes returns, Brady sent off, Duffy scores

Joe McCarthy

This article was originally published on Irish Abroad, who you can follow on Twitter here.
Tuesday, 1st January 2019
Championship
Aston Villa 2-2 QPR

Conor Hourihane was booked for the first time since August

Blackburn 2-1 West Bromwich Albion

Wes Hoolahan came off the bench for his first appearance in three months

Ipswich 2-3 Millwall

Aiden O’Brien made his first assist of the season – almost a year to the date since his last assist on Saturday, 6th January 2018

Nottingham Forest 4-2 Leeds United

Daryl Murphy scored his fifth goal of the season, three months after his last goal in September

Stoke City 0-2 Bristol City

James McClean’s start against Bristol was the 200th time the player was named in a starting XI in English football

League 1
Blackpool 0-1 Sunderland

Paudie O’Connor was booked for the fifth time this season

Plymouth 3-0 Oxford United

Graham Carey was booked for the first time since Saturday, 17th November

Portsmouth 2-1 AFC Wimbledon

Ronan Curtis was booked for the fifth time this season

Southend United 2-0 Gillingham

Bradley Garmston was named in a Gillingham starting XI for the first time since Tuesday, 13th November

Wycombe Wanderers 0-2 Coventry

Michael Harriman’s start was his frst appearance in five weeks

League 2
Grimsby 0-1 Mansfield Town

Ryan Sweeney’s first booking since Saturday, 24 November 2018(38 days)

Bury 3-1 Crewe Alexandra

Jay O’Shea scored his 25th goal in League 2 in his 100th appearance in the competition

Crawley 2-0 Colchester

Mark Connolly was shown his first yellow card since Tuesday, 20th November

Forest Green 2-1 Northampton

Sam Foley scored his first goal of the season, more than a year after his last goal on Saturday, 9th December 2017
Gavin Gunning was booked for the fifth time this season

Stevenage 1-0 Newport Co.

Michael Timlin completed his first assist of the season

Swindon Town 0-2 Exeter

Pierce Sweeney made his 100th appearance in League Two

Yeovil 1-4 Cheltenham

Kevin Dawson’s first goal since September was his tenth goal in League Two

Wednesday, 2nd January 2019
Premier League
Huddersfield 1-2 Burnley

Robbie Brady was sent off for the third time in his career, two years after his last red card on Saturday, 31st December 2016

West Ham United 2-2 Brighton and Hove Albion

Shane Duffy’s fourth goal of the season (equaling his career high for a season) was the 15th goal of his career
Duffy’s goal was the twelfth Premier League goal scored by an Irish player in 2018/19, one more than the total for the 2017/18 season

Australian A-League
Newcastle Jets 2-2 Brisbane Roar

Roy O’Donovan scored his 30th goal in the A-League

 

Joe McCarthy

Written by david_smith

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