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Weekend Roundup: Hendrick hits milestone, Sheridan scores again

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Friday, 28 April 2017
Championship
Cardiff 0-2 Newcastle Utd

Robert Elliot made his 50th start for Newcastle Utd. This was the first game where three Republic of Ireland players (Elliot, Ciaran Clark and Daryl Murphy) started a game for Newcastle since February 2008 when Shay Given, Stephen Carr and Damien Duff were in the starting XI for the toon.

Scottish Premier League
Ross County 4-0 Inverness CT

Jake Mulraney returned to the Inverness starting XI for his first start since the end of February

Saturday, 29 April 2017
Premier League
Crystal Palace 0-2 Burnley

Jeff Hendrick’s appearance in the Burnley starting XI was the midfielder’s 200th career start

Championship
Derby County 3-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Alex Pearce was booked for the fifth time this season

Ipswich 0-1 Sheffield Wednesday

David McGoldrick made his 25th start of the season

Leeds United 3-3 Norwich

Eunan O’Kane’s first start since the beginning of March was also the midfielder’s 25th appearance for Leeds United

Reading 1-0 Wigan

Liam Kelly was booked for the first time this season

League 2
Cambridge United 2-0 Crawley

Gerry McDonagh was shown the first yellow card of his loan spell at Cambridge in his first appearance since March 28th
James Collins made his 50th appearance for Crawley

Carlisle United 2-1 Newport Co.

Mark O’Brien made his 25th appearance in League Two

Cheltenham 1-0 Hartlepool

Padraig Amond was booked for the first time this season

Scottish Premier League
Aberdeen 0-2 St Johnstone

Joe Shaughnessy was booked for the first time since September

Hearts 2-2 Partick Thistle

Daniel Devine was sent off for the second time this season

Hamilton Academical 0-2 Kilmarnock

Conor Sammon’s opener for Kilmarnock was the striker’s first goal since March 18th

MLS
Orlando City 2-0 Colorado Rapids

Kevin Doyle was booked for the first time in the 2017 MLS season

Australian A-League
Sydney 3-0 Perth Glory

Andy Keogh was booked for the fifth time this season

Sunday, 30 April 2017
League 1
Bolton 3-0 Peterborough

Chris Forrester made his 50th appearance of the season

Northampton 0-0 Gillingham

Mark Byrne made his 25th start for Gillingham

Rochdale 1-1 Bradford City

Joe Rafferty made his 50th appearance of the season
Kevin Toner’s first start since Sunday, 26th March was also the defender’s 25th career start

Southend United 1-0 Bury
Simon Cox made his 50th appearance for Southend United
Stephen McLaughlin marked his 100th appearance since leaving Derry City with his first goal of 2017

Polish Ekstraklasa
Jagiellonia Białystok 1-0 Pogoń Szczecin

Cillian Sheridan scored his fifth goal for Jagiellonia Białystok

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