Irish in Friday night action…01/02/2019

Alan Browne, who has scored ten goals from midfield for Preston North End this season, was in Championship action on Friday evening when the ‘Lilywhites’ played out a scoreless draw with visitors Derby County and Richard Keogh at Deepdale. The Cork man was joined in the home side by striker Sean Maguire.
Third met fifth in the Scottish Premier League on Friday night when Kilmarnock, with former U21 internationals Gary Dicker and Alan Power in their starting midfield, went down to a two one defeat by visitors  Heart of Midlothian who included Leeds United loanee Conor Shaughnessy, goalkeeper Colin Doyle and U21 midfielder Jake Mulraney in their starting eleven while teenage striker Aiden Keena remained unused on the substitute bench at Rugby Park.