Weekend Roundup: Forde makes 125th appearance, Forrester sees red

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Saturday, 18 February 2017
Birmingham City 1-4 QPR

Ryan Manning was booked for the fifth time this season

Cardiff 5-0 Rotherham

Anthony Forde made his 25th appearance for Rotherham and picked up his first yellow card of 2017

Nottingham Forest 1-2 Sheffield Wednesday

Keiren Westwood was booked for the first time in 2017

League 1
Rochdale 3-3 Charlton
Donal McDermott started his first game for Rochdale since September 24th
Niall Canavan scored his first goal since October 9th
Joe Rafferty was booked for the first time in 2017, before this the defender hadn’t been booked since November
Bradford City 2-2 Bolton

Conor Wilkinson received his first booking since September

Coventry 2-1 Gillingham

Mark Byrne’s start today (his first since January 2nd) was his 25th appearance for Gillingham, and was booked for the first time this year

MK Dons 0-1 Fleetwood
Darren Potter made his 250th appearance for MK Dons
Cian Bolger’s winner for Fleetwood was his fifth goal for the club
Sheffield United 1-1 Scunthorpe

Paddy Madden’s opener was the striker’s first goal since December 17th

Southend United 2-2 Northampton

John-Joe O’Toole scored his tenth goal of the season, this was also his tenth goal in League 1

Walsall 2-0 Peterborough

Chris Forrester’s red card was the second time the midfielder was sent off for Peterborough, less than 12 months after his last red card in April 2016

League 2
Accrington Stanley 2-1 Colchester

Seamus Conneely made his 100th appearance for Accrington Stanley

Cambridge United 3-2 Newport Co.

Barry Corr was booked for the first time since December 2015

Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Luton

Glen Rea was booked for the tenth time this season and is suspended for the next two games

Wycombe Wanderers 1-2 Carlisle United

Michael Harriman made his 100th appearance for Wycombe Wanderers
John O’Sullivan was booked for the first time in 2017

Scottish Premier League
Hearts 1-1 Inverness CT

Jake Mulraney’s first start since December 10th was his 25th appearance for Inverness CT and was shown a yellow card for the first time since August

Scottish Championship
Raith 1-1 Hibernian

Joel Coustrain came off the bench for Raith for first appearance of 2017

Scottish League Challenge Cup
Queen of the South 2-3 Dundee Utd

Sean Dillon started his first game of 2017 against Queen of the South

Sunday, 19 February 2017
Scottish Premier League
Kilmarnock 1-2 Aberdeen

Gary Dicker and Jonathan Hayes were both booked for the first time since December

English FA Cup
Blackburn 1-2 Manchester United

Derrick Williams’ start for Blackburn was the 150th start of the defender’s career and was booked for the first time since September


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