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Weekend Roundup: Long scores, Collins sent off

This article was originally published on Irish Abroad, who you can follow on Twitter here.

Friday, 5th April 2019

Premier League

Southampton 1-3 Liverpool
In his first start in two months, Shane Long scored his 50th goal in the Premier League

Saturday, 6th April 2019

Premier League

Bournemouth 1-3 Burnley
Jeff Hendrick was shown his first yellow card since February

Championship

Blackburn 0-1 Stoke City
Derrick Williams was booked for the fifth time this season

Preston North End 0-1 Sheffield United
Alan Browne’s start against Sheffield United was his 200th appearance for Preston North End
The seven Irish internationals that appeared in this game is the most to appear in a Championship game since Preston played Aston Villa on Wednesday, 1st November 2017

Sheffield Wednesday 1-3 Aston Villa
Glenn Whelan was booked for the fifth time this season

League 1

AFC Wimbledon 1-1 Accrington Stanley
Dylan Connolly was booked for the first time this season

Bradford City 0-1 Doncaster Rovers
Paudie O’Connor made his 25th appearance in English football
Sean Scannell second half introduction was his first appearance since October

Luton 2-2 Blackpool
James Collins’s red card was his second time being sent off for Luton, thirteen months after his last red card in March 2018

Plymouth 0-2 Charlton
Graham Carey made his 100th appearance in League One
Niall Canavan’s own goal was the first time the player had put the ball in his own net since May 2015

League 2

Carlisle United 3-2 Bury
Eoghan O’Connell was shown his fifth yellow card of the season

Cheltenham 1-1 Exeter
Sean Long came off the bench for his first appearance since October
Pierce Sweeney was named in a starting XI for the first time in a month

Swindon Town 1-1 Yeovil
Courtney Duffus was booked for the first time this season

Scottish Premier League

Hearts 1-2 Hibernian
Daryl Horgan scored for the first time in two months. This was the wingers second brace of the season

Kilmarnock 2-0 St Johnstone
Alan Power was booked for the tenth time this season

MLS

D.C. United 0-4 Los Angeles FC
Chris McCann made his first start for D.C. United

Slovakian Super Liga

DAC 1-0 Žilina
Connor Ronan scored his first goal for DAC, this was his first goal since November 2016

Sunday, 7th April 2019

English FA Cup

Watford 3-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Matt Doherty scored his 20th goal for Wolves

Australian A-League

Adelaide United 3-1 Wellington Phoenix
Cillian Sheridan scored his first goal for the Wellington Phoenix, four months after his last goal on Saturday, 8 December 2018(118 days)

Central Coast Mariners 0-3 Perth Glory
In his first start in a month, Andy Keogh completed his first assist since Saturday, 16th February

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Collins named as League One player of the season