More midweek action for Irish…17/12/2021


There was one Championship contest played on Friday evening with Barnsley holding visitors West Bromwich Albion, who included Callum Robinson in their starting eleven, to a scoreless draw. Brighton & Hove Albion loanee Jayson Molumby was  a 70th minutes substitute for the ‘Baggies’ while William Hondermarck was an unused substitute for the hosts. 

The Premier League continued on Thursday evening with Everton, for whom Seamus Coleman, despite carrying a knock, was named on the substitute bench, holding Chelsea to a one all draw at Stamford Bridge.  Goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher was on the bench for Liverpool who defeated visitors Newcastle United by three goals to one at Anfield where Jeff Hendrick and Ciaran Clark were unused substitutes for the visitors.

Brighton & Hove Albion were without the suspended Shane Duffy when they went down to a one nil defeat by visitors Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Premier League on Wednesday evening. Aaron Connolly started for the ‘Seagulls’ but was withdrawn on 60 minutes while Evan Ferguson was an unused  substitute.  Crystal Palace played out a two all draw with Southampton who included Will Smallbone in their starting eleven. Shane Long was a 70th minute substitute for the ‘Saints’ with Smallbone departing at the same time. There was also a substitute appearance for Armstrong Oko-Flex who was on the West Ham United bench for their two nil defeat at Arsenal.

Glasgow Celtic included Liam Scales in the starting eleven and he provided  the assist for their opening goal as they secured  a two one Scottish Premiership victory at Ross County. 

There is one Championship contest scheduled  for Friday evening with Barnsley playing host to West Bromwich Albion who include Callum Robinson and Brighton & Hove Albion loanee Jayson Molumby in their travelling squad.

The Premier League continued on Tuesday evening with Norwich City going down to a two nil defeat by visitors Aston Villa at Carrow Road. Adam Idah was a 61st minute substitute for the hosts but made very little impact. Andrew Omobamidele was not available because of a lower back stress problem.

RSC Anderlecht, with Josh Cullen in midfield, defeated visitors Sint-Truidense VV by two goals to nil in the Belgian First Division this Tuesday evening.