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Weekend Roundup: Clark scores, McGeady wins goal of the day

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Friday, 24 February 2017
Championship
Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-2 Birmingham City

Matt Doherty made his 150th appearance for Wolverhampton Wanderers

Saturday, 25 February 2017

Premier League
Everton 2-0 Sunderland

Darron Gibson was booked for the first time this season. Before this, the midfielder hadn’t been booked since May 2016

West Bromwich Albion 2-1 Bournemouth

James McClean came off the bench and was booked for the first time in 2017

Championship
Aston Villa 1-0 Derby County

Cyrus Christie was booked for the fifth time this season

Brentford 4-2 Rotherham

Anthony Forde scored his first goal in the Championship, exactly 200 days after his last goal on Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Newcastle Utd 2-2 Bristol City

Ciaran Clark’s late equaliser means the defender has scored more than two goals in the same season for the first time since 2010/11

Preston North End 2-1 QPR

Aiden McGeady’s equaliser (his fifth goal in the Championship) won Sky Sports’ goal of the Day

Brighton and Hove Albion 3-0 Reading

Liam Kelly made his 25th career appearance

League 1
Coventry 1-3 Swindon Town

Kevin Foley was booked for the first time in 2017

Gillingham 2-1 Southend United

Emmanuel Osadebe’s first start since November (his first appearance in a month) was the defender’s 25th appearance in League One
In his 200th start for Southend United, Michael Timlin was booked for the fifth time this season

Oldham 0-0 Millwall

Shaun Williams was booked for the tenth time this season and is suspended for the next three games

Peterborough 3-1 Rochdale

The sending off of both Donal McDermott and Joe Rafferty was the first time two Irish players were sent off in the same game since Marc Wilson and Glenn Whelan were sent off for Stoke against Newcastle in December 2013. This was McDermott’s first red card of his career, and Rafferty’s third – his first since May 2015
Keith Keane made his 25th appearance for Rochdale

Port Vale 1-2 Bradford City

Josh Cullen made his 50th appearance for Bradford City, coincidentally this was also the midfielder’s 50th career start

Sheffield United 2-0 Bolton

Conor Wilkinson was booked for the fifth time this season in his first start since October

League 2
Barnet 0-1 Cambridge United

Gerry McDonagh made his first start for Cambridge United
Jake Carroll was booked for the fifth time this season

Carlisle United 0-3 Portsmouth

John O’Sullivan was booked for the fifth time this season

Colchester 2-1 Hartlepool

Owen Garvan made his 50th appearance for Colchester

Mansfield Town 2-1 Newport Co.

Patrick Hoban returned to to the Mansfield starting XI for his first start since January 10th

Morecambe 1-0 Grimsby

Gavin Gunning was booked for the fifth time this season

Scottish Premier League
St Johnstone 0-2 Kilmarnock

Conor Sammon scored his second goal of the season, before this the striker had not scored since August 20th

Sunday, 26 February 2017
Premier League
Tottenham 4-0 Stoke City

Glenn Whelan was shown his fourth yellow card of the season, this was the midfielder’s first booking September 24th

 

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