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Weekend Roundup: Clark scores, Meyler’s milestone

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Friday, 25 August 2017
Championship
Hull City 4-0 Bolton

David Meyler’s start against Bolton was his 200th appearance in England

Saturday, 26 August 2017
Premier League
Newcastle Utd 3-0 West Ham United

Ciaran Clark scored his first goal since February

Championship
Barnsley 3-0 Sunderland

Aiden McGeady was booked for the first time this season

Brentford 0-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Matt Doherty was booked for the first time this season

Burton Albion 1-1 Sheffield Wednesday

Joe Mason scored his first goal for Burton Albion in the first appearance of his loan deal

League 1
Blackburn 4-1 MK Dons

Derrick Williams scored his first goal of the season, before this the defender hadn’t found the back of the net since March

Bristol Rovers 3-1 Fleetwood

Rory Gaffney’s start today was the first time the striker had been named in the starting XI since Saturday, 1st April

Gillingham 3-3 Southend United

Simon Cox scored his first goal of the season on his 50th start for Southend United

Northampton 1-4 Peterborough

Brendan Moloney made his first start of the season

Plymouth 0-4 Scunthorpe

Paddy Madden’s second goal took him into the top ten Scunthorpe United goalscorers

Rochdale 0-0 Bury

Joe Murphy was send off for the first time since November 2009

League 2
Barnet 0-1 Stevenage

Kevin Toner made his first appearance for Stevenage after signing for them on loan

Cambridge United 0-0 Morecambe

David Forde made his 50th appearance in League Two
Emmanuel Osadebe made his first appearance in League Two

Cheltenham 3-4 Exeter

Kevin Dawson scored the first brace of his career (also the tenth goal of his career) in his first start for Cheltenham
Pierce Sweeney was booked for the first time this season

Mansfield Town 2-2 Luton

James Collins scored his fifth goal of the season in his fifth appearance
Alan Sheehan was booked for the first time this season

Newport Co. 4-1 Chesterfield

After signing for Newport County on Wednesday, Padraig Amond scored his first goal for the club – also his 50th goal in League Two

Scottish Premier League
Celtic 1-1 St Johnstone

Jonathan Hayes was booked for the first time this season

Partick Thistle 3-4 Aberdeen

Niall Keown scored his first goal since December 2016, was booked and sent off for the first time in his career in what was his 25th career appearance!
The last Irish player to score, get booked, and sent off in the same game was Philip Roberts in October 2013
Anthony O’Connor made his 50th appearance for Aberdeen
Adam Rooney scored his first goal of the season

Scottish Championship
Brechin 0-4 Inverness CT

Jake Mulraney was booked for the first time this season

Sunday, 27 August 2017
 
MLS
Philadelphia Union 2-2 Atlanta United

Chris McCann started his first game since Thursday, 29 June

 

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