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Weekend Roundup: Whelan assists,Towell sent off

Joe McCarthy

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

Saturday, 29th December 2018

Championship
Bristol City 1-0 Rotherham

Ryan Manning was booked for the fifth time this season and is suspended for the next game
Richie Towell was sent off for the first time since leaving the League of Ireland

Millwall 1-0 Nottingham Forest

Daryl Murphy started his first game since Saturday, 6th October

Preston North End 1-1 Aston Villa

Glenn Whelan assisted a goal for the first time since September
Congratulations to Adam O’Reilly on his senior debut

QPR 0-0 Reading

John O’Shea was booked on his first appearance in a month

Sheffield United 3-0 Blackburn

David McGoldrick was booked for the fifth time this season and is suspended for the next game in what was his 25th appearance for Sheffield United

Swansea 2-2 Wigan

Darron Gibson started his first game in a month

League 1
Burton Albion 1-1 Plymouth

Stephen Quinn made his 25th appearance for Burton Albion
Damien McCrory’s introduction from the bench was his first appearance in a month

Coventry 1-0 Southend United

Michael Doyle came off the bench for his first appearance in a month

Rochdale 0-4 Bradford City

Anthony O’Connor scored his fifth goal for the club

Walsall 2-2 Luton

Alan McCormack was booked for the fifth time this season in his first start since Tuesday, 13th November; this was also the midfielder’s 25th appearance for Luton
James Collins’ tenth goal of the season was also his 30th goal for Luton

League 2
Carlisle United 2-1 Macclesfield

Kieran O’Hara’s start against Carlisle was his 25th career start

Mansfield Town 0-0 Swindon Town

Ryan Sweeney made his 25th appearance for Mansfield Town

Notts County 0-0 Bury

Jay O’Shea’s start was the midfielder’s 250th career start

Scottish Premier League
Dundee 0-2 St Johnstone

Andy Boyle was booked for the fifth time this season and is suspended for the next game

Sunday, 30 December 2018
Premier League
Burnley 2-0 West Ham United

Declan Rice was booked for the first time since September

Australian A-League
Newcastle Jets 1-2 Adelaide United

Roy O’Donovan’s first goal of the season was his tenth goal for the club

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