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Weekend Roundup: Murphy scores 80th goal, Brady makes 150th start

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Saturday, 4 March 2017
Premier League
Swansea 3-2 Burnley
Stephen Ward was booked for the first time in 2017 in what was his 350th appearance in England
Robbie Brady made his 150th career start
Championship
Reading 2-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Paul McShane scored his third goal of the season, this was the first time the defender reached three goals in a season since 2006/07

Rotherham 0-2 Aston Villa

Lee Frecklington’s was booked for the first time in 2017 in his first appearance for Rotherham since January 2nd

Huddersfield 1-3 Newcastle Utd
Daryl Murphy scored his 80th goal in the Championship in his first start in a month
Ciaran Clark was booked for the first time in 2017
League 1
Bradford City 1-0 Peterborough

Josh Cullen made his 50th start for Bradford City

Millwall 2-1 MK Dons

Darren Potter made his 250th start for MK Dons

Northampton 2-1 Charlton

John-Joe O’Toole scored his 60th goal of his career in his 100th start for Northampton

Rochdale 3-3 Sheffield United

Keith Keane made his 25th start for Rochdale

Scunthorpe 0-2 Fleetwood

Paddy Madden was shown his first yellow card of 2017

Shrewsbury 0-0 Coventry

Callum Reilly made his 25th appearance in League One

Swindon Town 0-1 Chesterfield

Anton Rodgers was in the starting XI for Swindon for the first time since January 7th

Walsall 2-0 Oldham

Eoghan O’Connell made his 25th appearance in the UK

League 2
Blackpool 3-1 Morecambe

Barry Roche was booked for the first time this season, more than 18 months after his last booking in August 2015

Cambridge United 1-1 Colchester

Gerry McDonagh scored his first goal for Cambridge, this was the U18 striker’s first goal in league football

Cheltenham 0-0 Mansfield Town

Patrick Hoban’s yellow card was the striker’s first booking since October

Crawley 0-0 Doncaster Rovers

Mark Connolly made his 150th career start

Grimsby 1-2 Wycombe Wanderers

Michael Harriman made his 100th start for Wycombe Wanderers

Hartlepool 3-1 Exeter

Pierce Sweeney came off the bench for his first appearance since November

Plymouth 2-0 Carlisle United

Graham Carey scored his first goal since December 21st, this was the midfielder’s 11th goal of the season

Portsmouth 0-1 Crewe Alexandra

Enda Stevens’ start against Crewe was his 150th appearance in England
Eoin Doyle made his 50th appearance in League Two

Yeovil 0-4 Luton

Glen Rea scored his first goal since November 5th in his 50th career start

Scottish Premier League
Kilmarnock 1-2 Motherwell

Carl McHugh’s equaliser for Motherwell was his first goal for the club, and was booked for the fifth time in 2016/17

Australian A-League
Wellington Phoenix 3-3 Perth Glory

Andy Keogh scored his tenth goal of the season

Sunday, 5 March 2017
Premier League
Sunderland 0-2 Manchester City

John O’Shea was shown his first yellow card in 2017, 81 days after his last booking in December

Scottish FA Cup
Aberdeen 1-0 Partick Thistle

Daniel Devine’s red card was the first time the defender was sent off in his career

MLS
Colorado Rapids 1-0 New England Revolution

Kevin Doyle started Colorado’s first game in the new MLS season

Polish Ekstraklasa
Jagiellonia Białystok 4-1 Śląsk Wrocław
After signing for Jagiellonia Białystok midweek, Cillian Sheridan started his first game for the club

 

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