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Weekend Roundup: Brady scores, Hourihane’s landmark

Joe McCarthy

@irish_abroad

Saturday, 1 October 2016

There were 20 yellow cards shown to Irish players today, the most since 22nd November 2014

Championship

Birmingham City 1-0 Blackburn
Stephen Gleeson scored his first goal of the season
Tommie Hoban was shown his first yellow card since March 2015!

Ipswich 0-1 Huddersfield
Jonathan Douglas made his 50th appearance for Ipswich

Leeds United 2-1 Barnsley
Conor Hourihane made his 250th career start, in what was the midfielder’s 260th career appearance

Preston North End 2-0 Aston Villa
Greg Cunningham was booked for the fifth time this season and is suspended for the next game

Rotherham 0-1 Newcastle Utd
Lee Frecklington marked his 150th appearance for Rotherham with his first booking since April 2015

Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-2 Norwich
Robbie Brady scored his first goal for Norwich since March

League 1

Northampton 2-3 Bristol Rovers
Rory Gaffney scored his first goal of the season for Bristol Rovers

Port Vale 0-2 Coventry
Chris McCann scored his first goal of the season

Shrewsbury 1-1 Swindon Town
Gary Deegan was sent off for the third time in his career

League 2

Cheltenham 1-1 Luton
Alan Sheehan made his 25th appearance for Luton

Crawley 1-0 Blackpool
Mark Connolly’s winner for Crawley was the Monaghan defender’s first goal since December 2015

Crewe Alexandra 1-1 Mansfield Town
Patrick Hoban’s first goal for Mansfield was his first goal since November 2015 while the striker’s booking in the same game was his first yellow card since February 2015

Grimsby 0-3 Hartlepool
Padraig Amond’s brace was the first time the former Sligo Rovers player had scored in a month
Jake Carroll was booked for the first time this season

Plymouth 4-1 Yeovil
Graham Carey scored his fifth goal of the season

Scottish League One

Peterhead 1-2 Livingston
Fiacre Kelleher scored his first senior goal, on loan at Peterhead

Indian Super League

NorthEast United 1-0 Kerala Blasters
Graham Stack made his first appearance for his new side on the opening day of the new Indian Super League season

Saturday, 2 October 2016

Premier League

Burnley 0-1 Arsenal
Congratulations to Jeff Hendrick on reaching 200 league appearances after starting for Burnley this afternoon

 

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