Weekend Roundup: Duffy, Horgan, and Sadlier score

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Saturday, 9th February 2019

Australian A-League

Western Sydney Wanderers 2-0 Central Coast Mariners

Loanee Stephen Mallon made his senior professional debut for Central Coast Mariners as a second half substitute

Premier League

Brighton and Hove Albion 1-3 Burnley

Shane Duffy’s fifth Premier League goal of the season made him the first Irish player to reach the total since Shane Long and Jonathan Walters both managed it in the 2015/16 season


Blackburn 0-1 Bristol City

Derrick Williams was named in the Blackburn starting XI for the first time since December, and was his first appearance for Rovers in a month
Callum O’Dowda’s assist on Bristol’s winner was his first assist in two months

Bolton 1-2 Preston North End

Marc Wilson’s start was his first appearance for Bolton in a month

Rotherham 1-1 Wigan

Both Anthony Forde and Anthony Pilkington were booked for the first time this season

League 1

Charlton 1-1 Southend United

Josh Cullen was booked for the fifth time this season

Doncaster Rovers 3-1 Peterborough

In his first appearance in League One, Kieran Sadlier scored his first goal for Doncaster Rovers

Oxford United 1-1 Sunderland

Aiden McGeady was named in a Sunderland starting XI for the 50th time
Jimmy Dunne scored his first goal for the Black Cats, this was the defender’s first goal since October

Plymouth 1-1 Portsmouth

Graham Carey’s first goal since September was his 20th goal in League One

League 2

Cambridge United 1-0 Port Vale

Having signed for Cambridge on loan during the January transfer window, Jake Doyle-Hayes made his first appearance for Cambridge United as The U’s as a second half substitute
Jake Carroll was shown his first yellow card since November

Carlisle United 1-1 Exeter

Jamie Devitt tenth goal of the season was also his 20th goal for Carlisle

Colchester 3-0 Cheltenham

Kevin Dawson’s first start in a month was also his 100th appearance in League Two

Macclesfield 3-3 Crewe Alexandra

Kieran O’Hara was booked for the first time since October

Morecambe 2-3 Bury

The first goal of Jay O’Shea’s brace was his 30th goal in England’s fourth tier

Newport Co. 1-0 Mansfield Town

Padraig Amond was booked for the first time since October
Ryan Sweeney was booked for the tenth time this season

Scottish FA Cup

Hibernian 3-1 Raith

Daryl Horgan both scored his fifth goal, and completed his fifth assist, for Hibs against Raith

Sunday, 10th February 2019

Scottish FA Cup

Celtic 5-0 St Johnstone

Following his substitute appearance for Celtic midweek, Jonathan Hayes was named in a Celtic starting XI for the first time in two months. It was an eventful game for the winger, he was booked for the first time in more than 17 months and completed his first assist since August
Niall Keown came off the bench for his St Johnston debut

Hearts 4-0 Auchinleck Talbot

Aidan Keena scored his first goal for Hearts

Romanian Liga I

Dunărea Călăraşi 2-1 Concordia Chiajna

Conor Henderson made his first appearance for Dunărea CălăraÅŸi, this was the midfielder’s first appearance in nine months

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