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Weekend Roundup: McGeady, Murphy, and Hogan score

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Saturday, March 2019

Premier League

Fulham 0-2 Manchester City

Cyrus Christie was shown his fifth yellow card of the season in his first start since Saturday, 2nd February

Brighton and Hove Albion 0-1 Southampton

Shane Duffy made his 100th appearance for Brighton and Hove Albion

Championship

Aston Villa 2-1 Blackburn

Glenn Whelan made his 50th start for Aston Villa
Darragh Lenihan made his first appearance in two months

Nottingham Forest 2-1 Swansea

Daryl Murphy scored for the first time in three months

Reading 2-1 Preston North End

Paul McShane came off the bench for his first appearance since Wednesday, 22nd August
Callum Robinson was named in a starting XI for the first time since Saturday, 24th November

Sheffield United 2-3 Bristol City

Scott Hogan scored his first goal of the season, almost a year after his last goal on Tuesday, 3rd April 2018

League 1

Blackpool 2-2 Plymouth

Graham Carey assisted a goal for the first time in a month

Charlton 1-0 Bradford City

Paudie O’Connor’s start was the defender’s first appearance in two months

Gillingham 1-1 Rochdale

Graham Burke made his 25th appearance of the season

Scunthorpe 1-2 AFC Wimbledon

Shane McLoughlin started his first game since Tuesday, 19th February

League 2

Bury 1-3 Swindon Town

Jay O’Shea made his fifth assist of the season

Cambridge United 0-1 Colchester

Jake Carroll made his 150th appearance in League Two
Jake Doyle-Hayes came off the bench for his first appearance in a month

Crewe Alexandra 1-3 Cheltenham

Kevin Dawson scored his first goal since Tuesday, 8th January

Morecambe 1-0 Crawley

Barry Roche’s start was his first appearance since Saturday, 27th October

Stevenage 0-3 Notts County

Michael Doyle made his 150th appearance in League Two

Scottish Premier League

St Mirren 2-1 Dundee

John O’Sullivan’s first assist since November was his fifth assist of the season

Motherwell 3-0 St Johnstone

Charles Dunne made his 50th appearance in the competition
Carl McHugh made his first assist of the season

Hearts 2-1 Aberdeen

In his first appearance in seven weeks, Conor Shaughnessy made his first assist of the season

Kilmarnock 5-0 Hamilton Academical

Gary Dicker was booked for the first time in two months

Sunday, 31st March 2019

Premier League

Cardiff 1-2 Chelsea

Harry Arter completed his first assist of the season

Scottish Premier League

Celtic 2-1 Rangers

In his first start in five weeks, Jonathan Hayes was booked for the first time since the same game

Football League Trophy

Portsmouth 2-2 Sunderland

Aiden McGeady’s brace in the final was his first goals in the competition

Norwegian Eliteserien

Viking 2-0 Kristiansund

Sean McDermott was named in the starting XI on his return to the Kristiansund first team. This was his first start since Sunday, 17th February

Monday, 1st April 2019

MLS

Orlando City 1-2 D.C. United

Chris McCann came off the bench for his D.C. United debut

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