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Weekend Roundup: Hourihane scores twice, Browne hits milestone


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Friday, 1st March 2019

Persian Gulf Pro League

Tractor Sazi 2-0 Sepahan

Anthony Stokes scored his first goal since Saturday, 20th October

Saturday, 2nd March 2019

Championship

Aston Villa 4-0 Derby County

The first goal of Conor Hourihane’s brace was his first strike in two months
Glenn Whelan completed his first assist since Saturday, 29th December

Millwall 1-3 Norwich

Shaun Williams scored his 20th goal for the club, his first goal in three months, this was also his tenth goal in the Championship

Preston North End 1-1 Bristol City

Alan Browne made his 150th start for Preston North End
In the same game, Callum O’Dowda made his 100th appearance for Bristol City

Rotherham 3-2 Blackburn

Richie Towell made his 25th appearance of the season

League 1

Fleetwood 1-1 Gillingham

Paddy Madden made his 50th start for Fleetwood

Luton 2-0 Rochdale

James Collins’ 20th goal of the season was also his 40th goal for Luton, and coincidentally, his 40th goal in League One

Portsmouth 5-1 Bradford City

Anthony O’Connor completed his first assist since Tuesday, 11th December

League 2

Crewe Alexandra 0-2 Northampton

John-Joe O’Toole scored his first goal since Saturday, 27th October

Exeter 0-1 Tranmere

Dara O’Shea made his 25th appearance for Exeter

Grimsby 0-2 Cambridge United

Gary Deegan was booked for the first time in two months

Mansfield Town 4-2 Cheltenham

Ryan Sweeney assisted a goal for the first time this season

MK Dons 1-0 Crawley

Reece Grego Cox was named in a starting XI for the first time since New Year’s Day

Swindon Town 3-0 Colchester

Canice Carroll scored his first goal for Swindon, this was the defender’s first goal since December 2017

Yeovil 3-2 Morecambe

Courtney Duffus completed his first assist of the season

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