Weekend Roundup: Doherty scores, O’Connor makes debut

Joe McCarthy

Saturday, 27th January 2018
Ipswich 0-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Stephen Gleeson made his first start for Ipswich, this was the midfielder’s first start since Saturday, 9th December, and he picked up his first yellow card since August
Matt Doherty’s winner was the defender’s first goal since November

League 1
Blackburn 1-1 Northampton

John-Joe O’Toole scored his 30th goal for Northampton

Doncaster Rovers 1-3 Bristol Rovers

Ryan Sweeney scored his first goal since November in his 25th appearance of the season
Rory Gaffney scored his first goal in 90 days, the striker last finding the back of the net in October

Gillingham 2-1 Fleetwood

After signing for Fleetwood Town on loan, Kevin O’Connor made his first appearance for Fleetwood Town
Paddy Madden and Cian Bolger were booked for the fifth and tenth time, respectively, in 2017/18

Southend United 3-2 Scunthorpe

Michael Timlin made his 250th appearance for Southend United
Stephen McLaughlin scored his fifth goal of the season

League 2

Carlisle United 1-0 Forest Green

Jamie Devitt scored his fifth goal for Carlisle
Jack Bonham was booked for the first time this season

Scottish Premier League
Aberdeen 3-1 Kilmarnock

After coming on as a substitute against Rangers midweek, Danny Rogers made his first start for Aberdeen

Hearts 1-1 Motherwell

Carl McHugh was booked for the tenth time this season

St Johnstone 1-3 Partick Thistle

Joe Shaughnessy made his 150th appearance in the SPL
David McMillan came off the bench to make his first appearance for St Johnstone, and unfortunately had to be substituted 21 minutes later

Scottish Championship
Falkirk 3-1 Inverness CT

Jake Mulraney was sent off for the first time in his career

English FA Cup
MK Dons 0-1 Coventry

Josh Barrett’s first appearance in the FA Cup was also his first start for Coventry, and came 80 days after his last start on Tuesday, 7th November 2017

Millwall 2-2 Rochdale

Shaun Williams made his 25th appearance in the FA Cup
Following his move to Spotland, Ryan Delaney made his first appearance for Rochdale

Newport Co. 1-1 Tottenham

Padraig Amond’s opener against Tottenham was his tenth goal for Newport, and his fifth goal in the competition

Sunday, 28th January 2018
Scottish Premier League
Ross County 1-2 Rangers

Aaron McCarey made his 50th career appearance

Australian A-League

Perth Glory 3-1 Western Sydney Wanderers

Andy Keogh his first goal since Thursday, 21 December 2017


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