Weekend Roundup: Hendrick makes 25th appearance, Murphy scores

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Saturday, 11 March 2017

Premier League

Everton 3-0 West Bromwich Albion
James McClean returned to the West Brom starting XI for the first time since January 7th

Cardiff 1-1 Birmingham City
Anthony Pilkington made his first start since January 21st

Leeds United 0-0 QPR
Eunan O’Kane was booked for the fifth time this season

Newcastle Utd 1-3 Fulham
Daryl Murphy scored his fifth goal for Newcastle

Norwich 2-2 Blackburn
Tommy Hoban returned from injury for his first start since October
Wes Hoolahan and Darragh Lenihan were both shown their first yellow card since January 21st

Wigan 0-1 Bristol City
Callum O’Dowda made his 25th appearance in the Championship

League 1

Bristol Rovers 2-0 Southend United
Rory Gaffney scored his first goal of 2017 in his 50th start in England
Stephen McLaughlin came off the bench for his first appearance since New Year’s Eve
Simon Cox was booked for the tenth time this season

Chesterfield 1-1 Shrewsbury
Connor Dimaio started his first game in two months

Coventry 0-2 Bradford City
Callum Reilly made his 100th career appearance
Josh Cullen made his 50th appearance in League One

Fleetwood 2-4 Bolton
Cian Bolger made his 150th career appearance

Gillingham 3-2 Scunthorpe
Paddy Madden scored his ninth goal of the season, in his 200th start in England
Mark Byrne was booked for the fifth time in 2016/17

Port Vale 3-2 Swindon Town
Olamide Shodipo started his first game in a month
Sam Kelly made his 50th career appearance

League 2

Barnet 2-2 Crawley
Rhys Murphy’s first goal of 2017 was also his tenth goal for Crawley, and his 25th goal in League Two
Conor Henderson was booked for the first time this season

Colchester 0-4 Portsmouth
Michael Doyle scored his first goal of the season, before this the midfielder hadn’t found the back of the net since April 2016
In the same game, Eoin Doyle scored his fifth goal of the season

Exeter 0-2 Accrington Stanley
Pierce Sweeney was booked for the first time in 2017 (his fifth of 2016/17) in his first start since the end of November

Leyton Orient 0-3 Grimsby
Michael Collins was booked for the fifth time this season

Morecambe 1-3 Yeovil
Kevin Dawson made his 100th start for Yeovil

Scottish Premier League

Aberdeen 1-0 Motherwell
Anthony O’Connor made his first start of 2017
Carl McHugh made his 150th career appearance

Ross County 1-2 Kilmarnock
Aaron McCarey started his first game July, this was also the goalkeeper’s first appearance November
Conor Sammon scored his 20th goal in the SPL

Australian A-League

Melbourne Victory 4-1 Perth Glory
Andy Keogh was booked for the first time since January 5th

Polish Ekstraklasa

Jagiellonia Białystok 4-1 Korona Kielce
Cillian Sheridan was shown his first booking since July 14th

Sunday, 12 March 2017

Premier League

Liverpool 2-1 Burnley
Jeff Hendrick made his 25th appearance for Burnley


Minnesota United 1-6 Atlanta United
Chris McCann made his first appearance for Atlanta United, 71 days after his last appearance, on loan at Coventry


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