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Weekend Roundup: Coleman hits landmark, Horgan makes debut

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Thursday, 5 January 2017
League 2

Doncaster Rovers 3-1 Portsmouth
Michael Doyle and Enda Stevens both made their 25th appearances of the season

Australian A-League

Perth Glory 2-1 Wellington Phoenix
Andy Keogh was booked for the first time since October 21st

Friday, 6 January 2017
Scottish Championship

Hibernian 3-0 Dundee Utd
Willo Flood made his 25th appearance of the season

Saturday, 7 January 2017
League 1

Bradford City 2-0 Chesterfield
Josh Cullen made two assists, and was voted man of the match, despite his first booking since October 18th

Scunthorpe 3-2 Bury
Stephen Dawson scored his first goal for Scunthorpe, almost three years after his last goal in March 2014 for Barnsley

Southend United 2-4 Sheffield United
After signing for Sheffield United on Tuesday, Samir Carruthers came off the bench to make his first appearance for the Blades

League 2

Hartlepool 0-1 Grimsby
Sean Kavanagh signed for Hartlepool on Thursday, and his start for them today was his first appearance since August 24th

Stevenage 3-1 Newport Co.
Mark O’Brien made his first start for Newport County after signing for them on Wednesday

English FA Cup

Accrington Stanley 2-1 Luton
Glen Rea was sent off for the first time in his career

Birmingham City 1-1 Newcastle Utd
Daryl Murphy’s opener today for Newcastle was his first goal for the club, his first goal of the season, and his first goal in the FA Cup!

Blackpool 0-0 Barnsley
Barnsley’s cup tie was Aidan White’s first appearance since September 17th

Brentford 5-1 Eastleigh
After the end of his contract in India, and signing for Eastleigh in December, Graham Stack made his first start for the club and marked the occasion with his first booking since March 2013!

Brighton and Hove Albion 2-0 MK Dons
Richie Towell made his second start for Brighton, almost a year after his last start on 9th January 2016

Everton 1-2 Leicester City
Seamus Coleman made his 250th appearance in England

Ipswich 2-2 Lincoln
Sean Long made his first appearance for Lincoln after signing for them on loan

Millwall 3-0 Bournemouth
Shaun Williams made his 250th start in England
Marc Wilson’s appearance for Bournemouth in the cup was his first since September 20th

Preston North End 1-2 Arsenal
Daryl Horgan came off the bench to made his first debut for Preston North End

QPR 1-2 Blackburn
Both Olamide Shodipo and Anthony Stokes made their first appearance in the FA Cup as second half substitutes

Sunderland 0-0 Burnley
John O’Shea made his 200th appearance for Sunderland

West Bromwich Albion 1-2 Derby County
James McClean returned to the West Brom starting XI for his first start since October 29th

Sunday, 8 January 2017
English FA Cup

Chelsea 4-1 Peterborough
Chris Forrester was booked for the fifth time this season and is suspended for the next game

Australian A-League

Central Coast Mariners 2-3 Sydney
Roy O’Donovan scored his 15th goal for Central Coast

 

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