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Weekend Roundup: Towell scores first senior Brighton goal

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Friday, 27th January 2017
English FA Cup
Derby County 2-2 Leicester City

Alex Pearce was booked for the first time in two months

Saturday, 28th January 2017
League 1
Bristol Rovers 1-0 Swindon Town

After signing for Bristol Rovers on loan until the end of the season on Friday, Ryan Sweeney made his first appearance of the season in the Pirates’ starting XI. This was the defender’s first appearance since May, and also picked up his first yellow card since last March.

Fleetwood 1-1 Southend United

Michael Timlin was booked for the first time in almost two months, the midfielder’s last yellow card was on December 6th

Gillingham 1-1 Shrewsbury

Bradley Garmston returned from injury to make his first appearance since November 16th. This was the defender’s 50th appearance for Gillingham
Gary Deegan start today was the midfielder’s 150th career start

Oldham 1-2 Bradford City

Billy Clarke was named in the Bradford City starting XI for the first time since November 12th

Peterborough 0-4 MK Dons

Darren Potter was booked for the tenth time this season

League 2
Luton 2-0 Cambridge United

Jake Carroll was booked for the first time in more than three months, the defender’s last booking came on October 22nd

Newport Co. 3-1 Hartlepool

Padraig Amond’s consolation strike for Hartlepool was the striker’s tenth goal of the season

Notts County 2-1 Crawley

James Collins’ thought he had salvaged a draw for Crawley with his 15th goal of the season, only for Notts County to score again and claim all three points

Scottish Premier League
Motherwell 0-2 Rangers

Robbie Kiernan was booked for the fourth time seas season, almost two months after his last booking on December 3rd

Kilmarnock 3-2 Ross County

Gary Dicker scored his first goal for Kilmarnock (also his first goal in the SPL, and his tenth goal since leaving the League of Ireland) in his 25th start of the season. Before this, Dicker hadn’t scored in almost two years, his last goal came in April 2015 for Carlisle

Inverness CT 0-0 Partick Thistle

After signing for Partick Thistle on Tuesday, Reading’s Niall Keown made his first start for the Jags

St Johnstone 3-0 Hamilton Academical

The first goal of Graham Cummins’ brace (his first goals since September) was the striker’s tenth goal in the SPL

English FA Cup
Liverpool 1-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Connor Ronan came off the bench to make his first appearance in the FA Cup

Lincoln 3-1 Brighton and Hove Albion

Richie Towell scored his first goal for Brighton’s senior team, having already scored for the U23 side in the Checkatrade Trophy this season and was booked for the first time this season

Cypriot Premier League
Omonia Nicosia 3-0 Nea Salamis

Cillian Sheridan’s opener was the striker’s first goal since December 21st

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