Weekend Roundup: Maguire scores, Obafemi returns

Saturday, 10th August 2019

Premier League

Seven Irish players were named in the starting XI of today’s Premier League games for the first time since January 2018 

Bournemouth 1-1 Sheffield United

Sheffield United are the first team to name four Irish players in the starting XI of a Premier League game since Burnley in May 2017

Burnley 3-0 Southampton

Michael Obafemi returned from injury for his first appearance since February 


Charlton 3-1 Stoke City

Stephen Ward’s start, his first since January, was his 400th appearance in English football

Derby County 0-0 Swansea

Richard Keogh was shown his first yellow card of the season in what was his 350th appearance for Derby County – remarkably in every one of these he was named in the starting XI

Fulham 2-0 Blackburn

Harry Arter assisted Fulham’s opener on his debut for the Cottagers – his first assist since March

Middlesbrough 0-1 Brentford

Darren Randolph’s start was his 100th appearance for Middlesbrough – all of which have been starts

Preston North End 3-0 Wigan

Sean Maguire scored his first goal of the season

QPR 1-1 Huddersfield

Ryan Manning completed his first assist of the season – his first in almost a year

West Bromwich Albion 1-1 Millwall

Alex Pearce unfortunately scored an OG in this game, his first since November 2014

League 1

Oxford United 1-0 Peterborough

Anthony Forde came off the bench to make his debut at new club Oxford United

Portsmouth 2-0 Tranmere

Darren Potter made his first start for Tranmere Rovers – his first time being named in a starting XI since December 2017

Rochdale 1-1 Doncaster Rovers

Kieran Sadlier scored his fifth goal for Doncaster – all of which have been in league football

Southend United 1-3 Blackpool

Simon Cox scored his first goal of the season in his 150th appearance for Southend United

League 2

Grimsby 1-1 Bradford City

Eoin Doyle made his 50th appearance for Bradford City

Cheltenham 4-1 Scunthorpe

Jake Doyle-Hayes marked first appearance for loan club Cheltenham with an assist

Macclesfield 3-0 Leyton Orient

Fiacre Kelleher made his 50th appearance for Macclesfield
Former U21 cap Emmanuel Osadebe’s first goal for Macclesfield was his first strike since November 2018

Swindon Town 3-2 Carlisle United

Canice Carroll was sent off for the first time in his career

Scottish Premier League

Hearts 0-0 Ross County

After overcoming severe injury, Aidan White made his first appearance for Hearts. This was his first appearance in football since January 2017

Scottish Championship

Inverness CT 2-1 Arbroath

Aaron Doran scored the 40th goal of his career – this was also his tenth goal in the Scottish Championship

Slovakian Super Liga

Trenčín 2-1 DAC

Connor Ronan was booked for the first time this season

Sunday, 11th August 2019

Scottish Premier League

Rangers 6-1 Hibernian

Daryl Horgan scored his first goal of the season

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