Weekend Roundup: Horgan scores winner, Whelan suspended

Joe McCarthy

Friday, 8th December 2017
Sheffield United 1-2 Bristol City

Enda Stevens’ first booking since October was also his fifth yellow card of the season and he is suspended for the next game

Saturday, 9th December 2017

Premier League
Burnley 1-0 Watford

This was Kevin Long’s first appearance in the Premier League this season and his first appearance for Burnley since Tuesday, 19 September


Aston Villa 0-0 Millwall

Shaun Williams returned from injury as a second half substitute. This was the midfielder’s first appearance since Tuesday, 26th September
Glenn Whelan was booked for the fifth time this season and is suspended for the next game

Burton Albion 1-2 Preston North End

Daryl Horgan’s late winner was his first goal of the season

Hull City 3-2 Brentford

David Meyler unfortunately scored his first own goal of his career in this game
John Egan scored his first goal since Tuesday, 22nd August and was booked for the second time this season

Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-0 Sunderland

Darron Gibson’s start against Wolves was his 25th appearance for Sunderland

League 1

Bristol Rovers 3-0 Southend United

Rory Gaffney made his 25th appearance of the season

Charlton 0-1 Portsmouth

Billy Clarke started his first game for Charlton in a month

Oldham 5-1 Northampton

The first goal of Jack Byrne’s brace (the second time he’s scored twice in a game this season) was the tenth goal of his career, and earned him a spot in the EFL team of the week
Sam Foley’s consolation for Northampton was his first goal in a month and also his 15th goal in

League 1

Plymouth 2-1 Gillingham

Graham Carey made his 250th start in British football

League 2

Cheltenham 1-0 Crewe Alexandra

Eddie Nolan made his 25th appearance for Crewe Alexandra

Colchester 3-1 Exeter

Liam McAlinden made his 25th appearance of the season

Grimsby 1-0 Forest Green

James McKeown was booked for the first time this season, before this the goalkeeper hadn’t been booked since September 2016

Scottish Premier League

Kilmarnock 5-1 Partick Thistle

Niall Keown scored the first own goal of his career for Partick in this game

Monday, 11th December 2017

Reading 2-2 Cardiff

Liam Kelly was booked for the first time this season


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