Weekend Roundup: Obafemi makes debut, Hogan scores again

Joe McCarthy

Friday, 19th January 2018
League 2
Newport Co. 2-1 Crawley

Padraig Amond’s opener was the striker’s tenth strike of the season
Mark Connolly was booked for the fifth time this season on his 150th appearance for Crawley

Saturday, 20th January 2018

Aston Villa 3-1 Barnsley

Glenn Whelan made his 25th appearance for Aston Villa
The first goal of Scott Hogan’s brace was his 25th goal in the Championship

Leeds 3-4 Millwall

Aiden O’Brien scored in three successive games for the first time since September 2016

Bolton 1-1 Ipswich

After signing for Ipswich on Friday, Stephen Gleeson came off the bench for his first appearance for the Tractor Boys, this was the midfielder’s first appearance since Saturday, 9th December

Preston North End 1-1 Birmingham City

Greg Cunningham made his 250th career appearance

Reading 0-1 Brentford

Liam Kelly made his 50th appearance in the Championship

Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-2 Nottingham Forest

Matt Doherty made his 150th appearance in the competition

League 1

Fleetwood 1-2 Blackburn

Paddy Madden made his first start for Fleetwood

Northampton 2-1 MK Dons

John-Joe O’Toole scored his 15th goal in League One

Scunthorpe 1-3 Gillingham

Following his move to Gillingham on loan, Callum Reilly made his first start for the Gills
Bradley Garmston made his 50th career start

League 2
Colchester 1-1 Grimsby

Sean Murray’s equaliser for Colchester was his first goal since October

Crewe Alexandra 2-3 Wycombe Wanderers

Eddie Nolan was booked for the first time since October, this was the defender’s fifth yellow card this season

Mansfield Town 3-2 Cheltenham

Kevin Dawson made his 25th appearance for Cheltenham

Scottish FA Cup

Aberdeen 4-1 St Mirren

Adam Rooney scored his tenth goal in the Scottish FA Cup

Dundee 2-2 Inverness CT

Darren O’Dea starting his first game since November
Aaron Doran scored his 25th goal of his career

Kilmarnock 1-0 Ross County

Aaron McCarey first appearance in a month was also his first appearance in the Scottish FA Cup

Motherwell 2-0 Hamilton Academical

Carl McHugh made his 50th appearance for Motherwell
Charles Dunne made his first appearance in the competition

Sunday, 21 January 2018

Premier League
Southampton 1-1 Tottenham

Congratulationd to 17 year old Michael Obafemi on making his first appearance for Southampton’s senior side, the first 17 year old Irish player to appear in the Premier League since Aaron Doran in 2009.


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