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Weekend Roundup: Hendrick and Ward score, Arter suspended

Joe McCarthy

Saturday, 10 December 2016
Premier League

Burnley 3-2 Bournemouth
This game was the first time two Irish players scored for the same team in the Premier League since Brady and Hoolahan for Norwich in February
Stephen Ward’s goal (his first of the season) was his fifth goal in the Premier League, almost five years after his last PL goal in January 2012
Harry Arter was booked for the fifth time this season and is suspended for the next game

Championship

Barnsley 2-1 Norwich
Conor Hourihane scored his first goal since September 13th

Newcastle Utd 4-0 Birmingham City
Congratulations to Republic of Ireland U19 defender Corey O’Keeffe on making his senior competitive debut as a second half substitute for Birmingham

Reading 2-1 Sheffield Wednesday
Paul McShane was booked for the fifth time this season and is suspended for the next game

Rotherham 1-0 QPR
Lee Frecklington unfortunately marked his return to the Rotherham first team for the first time since October 22nd with his first booking since October 1st
Anthony Forde was booked for the first time this season

Wolverhampton Wanderers 4-4 Fulham
Matt Doherty scored his fifth goal in the Championship, almost exactly four months after his last goal on August 13th

Preston North End 3-2 Blackburn
Anthony Stokes came off the bench to make his first appearance for the Blackburn senior team since October 29th, although he has played and scored for their U23 side in the Checkatrade Trophy since then
Darragh Lenihan was booked for the fifth time this season and is suspended for the next game

League 1

MK Dons 1-0 AFC Wimbledon
Samir Carruthers made his 25th appearance of the season

Bristol Rovers 4-2 Bury
Rory Gaffney scored his fifth goal of the season, this was the former League of Ireland striker’s 15th goal of his career in England

Millwall 0-1 Shrewsbury
Gary Deegan made his 25th appearance for Shrewsbury

Peterborough 5-2 Chesterfield
Chris Forrester made his 25th appearance of the season
Connor Dimaio made his 25th career start
Conor Wilkinson came off the bench for his first appearance since October 15th
Derek Daly came off the bench to make his league debut, his second senior appearance for Chesterfield, and was booked for the first time this season

Rochdale 3-2 Scunthorpe
Joe Rafferty made his 25th appearance of the season

Southend United 3-1 Coventry
Stephen McLaughlin scored his tenth goal for Southend
Chris McCann was booked for the first time since October 15th

League 2

Crewe Alexandra 0-2 Crawley
Mark Connolly made his 150th career appearance
The first goal of James Collins’ brace against Crewe was his tenth goal for the club

Plymouth 2-0 Doncaster Rovers
Graham Carey’s opener against Doncaster was his 20th League Two goal

Scottish Premier League

Motherwell 0-0 Kilmarnock
Gary Dicker was booked for the fifth time this season and is suspended for the next game

Inverness CT 1-1 Hamilton Academical
After coming off the bench for his last six appearances for Inverness Caledonian Thistle, Jake Mulraney returned to their starting XI for the first time since October 22nd

Rangers 2-0 Hearts
Robert Kiernan’s opener was the defender’s first goal for Rangers, his last goal was in April 2015 for Birmingham

Scottish Championship

Dunfermline 2-1 Greenock Morton
Gavin Gunning was booked for the first time this season

Scottish League One

Peterhead 1-1 Alloa
Fiacre Kelleher scored his third of the season, almost two months after his last goal on October 15th

Cypriot Premier League

Ermis 2-2 Omonia Nicosia
Cillian Sheridan returned to Nicosia’s starting XI for his first start since 29 October 29th

 

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