Weekend Roundup: Brady scores, Whelan OG, Hoolahan landmark

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Joe McCarthy reveals how Irish players around the globe performed over the weekend…

Friday, 4 November 2016
Scottish Premier League

Partick Thistle 1-2 Aberdeen
Adam Rooney made his 100th start for Aberdeen
Adam Barton’s equaliser for Partick Thistle was the midfielder’s first goal since Saturday, 15 December 2012
Anthony O’Connor’s opener (his first goal for Aberdeen) was the defender’s first goal since Saturday, 12 December 2015, and the fifth of his career

Saturday, 5 November 2016
Premier League

West Ham United 1-1 Stoke City
Jonathan Walters returned to the Stoke starting XI for the first time since September 18th
The own goal scored by Glenn Whelan was the first time the midfielder had scored against his own side


Huddersfield 1-1 Birmingham City
Stephen Gleeson made his 100th appearance for Birmingham

Norwich 2-3 Leeds United
Wes Hoolahan reached two landmarks in this game – the midfielder made his 250th start and 300th appearance for Norwich
Robbie Brady scored his fifth goal for the Canaries, just over a month after his fourth goal on October 1st
Eunan O’Kane’s appearance in the Leeds starting XI was the midfielder’s 200th career start

Rotherham 1-3 Preston North End
Aiden McGeady marked his return from injury for Preston after a month out with an assist

Wigan 0-3 Reading
Paul McShane was booked for the first time since the opening day of the season

English FA Cup

Yeovil 2-2 Solihull Moors
Having not been sent off before this season, Kevin Dawson has now been send off twice in just over a month, after receiving two yellow cards in this cup tie, and being sent off on October 4th

Northampton 6-0 Harrow Borough
John-Joe O’Toole scored his first goal since September 27th for his fifth goal in the FA Cup

Gillingham 2-2 Brackley
Emmanuel Osadebe made his first start in a month

Portsmouth 1-2 Wycombe Wanderers
Noel Hunt made his first start for Portsmouth in this cup tie. This was the striker’s first start since February 26th

Oldham 2-1 Doncaster Rovers
Charles Dunne’s made his first appearance for Oldham since October 1st, this was also the defender’s first start since September 24th.

Colchester 1-2 Chesterfield
After appearing for Colchester in the League Cup earlier this season, Louis Dunne made his first appearance in the FA Cup
Jay O’Shea scored his fifth goal in the FA Cup, this was the striker’s first goal since August 20th

Exeter 1-3 Luton
Glen Rea scored his first goal in the FA Cup, almost two months after his last goal on September 10th

Charlton 3-1 Scunthorpe
Kevin Foley start for Charlton was the defender’s first appearance for the Addicks in a month

Sunday, 6 November 2016
English FA Cup

Sheffield United 6-0 Leyton Orient
After making four appearances off the bench for Leyton Orient in the last few weeks, Alan Dunne made his first start in almost a year, his last time appearing in the O’s starting XI was on Sunday, 15th November 2015

Blackpool 2-0 Kidderminster Harriers
Mark Yeates and Eddie Nolan both made their first appearances since the same game – against Bolton on Tuesday, 4 October 2016.


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