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Weekend Roundup: O’Brien scores, Robinson returns

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

Saturday, 16th March 2019

Championship

Preston North End 1-0 Birmingham City

Callum Robinson came off the bench for his first appearance since November

Stoke City 0-0 Reading

James McClean was booked for the tenth time this season

Wigan 5-2 Bolton

Darron Gibson’s second half introduction – his first appearance in six weeks – was his 200th appearance in English football

League 1

Luton 2-2 Gillingham

Callum Reilly completed his first assist since October

Peterborough 1-2 Coventry

Conor O’Malley was booked for the first time since December

Shrewsbury 2-1 Wycombe Wanderers

Michael Harriman made his 50th appearance in League One

League 2

Crewe Alexandra 6-1 Crawley

Paul Green scored his first goal of the season, more than a year after his last goal on Saturday, 24th February 2018

MK Dons 1-1 Stevenage

Michael Timlin was booked for the tenth time this season

Notts County 0-0 Morecambe

Michael Doyle was shown his fifth yellow card of the season

Scottish Premier League

Rangers 1-1 Kilmarnock

Alan Power was booked for the first time in a month
Gary Dicker assisted a goal for the first time since Saturday, 21st July 

Scottish Championship

Falkirk 1-1 Partick Thistle

Sean McGinty started a game for the first time since Saturday, 19th January

Sunday, 17th March 2019

Premier League

Fulham 1-2 Liverpool

Cyrus Christie came off the bench for his first appearance in a month

Scottish Premier League

Dundee 0-1 Celtic

John O’Sullivan made his first start for Dundee, this was the winger’s first start since December

English FA Cup

Millwall 2-2 Brighton and Hove Albion

Aiden O’Brien marked his 200th appearance for Millwall with his 40th goal for the club, his fifth in the FA Cup
Alex Pearce scored his first goal for the Lions, this was his first goal since April 2018
Shaun Williams assisted a goal for the first time since September

According to FA Cup Factfile on twitter, this was the first time an Irish player scored an FA Cup on St Patrick’s Day: https://twitter.com/FACupFactfile/status/1107314268335194113

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Duffy wins FAI Senior Player of the Year

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