Date: 11th August 2019 at 8:00pm
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In this column, we look at how the Alex Academy Graduates have done in the opening Premier League weekend of the season as well as the second weekend of Football League, National League and Scottish Premier League fixtures with all games taking place on Saturday.

Premier League:

Ashley Westwood played the full game for Burnley in their 3-0 home win against Southampton.

    Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
5 Burnley 1 1 0 0 3 0 3 3

Championship:

Nick Powell was not involved for Stoke City in their 3-1 defeat at Charlton Athletic.

Cheyenne Dunkley was an unused substitute for Wigan Athletic in their 3-0 defeat at Preston North End.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
16 Wigan 2 1 0 1 3 5 -2 3
23 Stoke 2 0 0 2 2 5 -3 0

League 1:

Luke Murphy was not involved for Bolton Wanderers in their 0-0 home draw against Coventry City while Junior Brown wasn’t involved for the visitors.

George Cooper was not involved for Peterborough United in their 1-0 defeat at Oxford United.

George Ray played the full game for Tranmere Rovers in their 2-0 defeat at Portsmouth while Gareth Evans was an unused sub for the hosts.

Michael O’Connor was replaced in second-half stoppage-time in Lincoln City’s 2-0 win at Rotherham United while Billy Jones was not involved for the hosts.

Oliver Turton played the full game for Blackpool in their 3-1 away win at Southend United.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
1 Blackpool 2 2 0 0 5 1 4 6
2 Lincoln 2 2 0 0 4 0 4 6
8 Coventry 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 4
9 Portsmouth 2 1 0 1 2 1 1 3
13 Rotherham 2 1 0 1 2 3 -1 3
20 Tranmere 2 0 0 2 2 5 -3 0
21 Peterborough 2 0 0 2 1 4 -3 0
23 Bolton 2 0 1 1 0 2 -2 -11

League 2:

Harry Davis played the full game for Grimsby Town in their 1-1 home draw against Bradford City while Kelvin Mellor played the full game for the visitors.

Chris Clements played the first 87 minutes for Cheltenham Town in their 4-1 home win against Scunthorpe United. Matty Lund played the full game while Ryan Colclough came on for the final 16 minutes, both for the visitors.

Nicky Maynard played the first 84 minutes and scored for Mansfield Town in their 2-2 home draw against Morecambe. Shaun Miller came on for the final 14 minutes, Ritchie Sutton was an unused sub and AJ Leitch-Smith was not involved, all for the visitors.

Perry Ng (booked), Ryan Wintle, Harry Pickering, Tom Lowery (78 mins) and Charlie Kirk (89 mins) all started for Crewe Alexandra in their 2-1 away win at Oldham Athletic. Owen Dale (14 mins, booked), James Jones (12 mins) and Callum Ainley (1 min) were all used substitutes while Ollie Finney, Billy Sass-Davies and Rio Adebisi were all unused subs.

Antoni Sarcevic played the full game and scored the only goal of the game for Plymouth Argyle in their 1-0 home win against Colchester United while Byron Moore played the first 75 minutes for the hosts.

Neither Dan Trickett-Smith (Port Vale) nor Billy Waters (Northampton) were involved as their teams drew 1-1 at Vale Park.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
1 Plymouth 2 2 0 0 4 0 4 6
4 Grimsby 2 1 1 0 3 1 2 4
7 Cheltenham 2 1 0 1 4 2 2 3
12 Crewe 2 1 0 1 2 4 -2 3
14 Mansfield 2 0 2 0 4 4 0 2
16 Port Vale 2 0 2 0 2 2 0 2
17 Bradford 2 0 2 0 1 1 0 2
20 Northampton 2 0 1 1 1 2 -1 1
21 Morecambe 2 0 1 1 2 4 -2 1
24 Scunthorpe 2 0 0 2 1 6 -5 0

National League:

Liam Nolan came on for the final 22 minutes for Halifax Town in their 1-0 home win against Dagenham & Redbridge.

Chris Holroyd played the first 58 minutes and scored for Chorley in their 2-2 draw at Sutton United.

Mark Carrington played the full game for Wrexham in their 2-1 defeat at Dover while Jason Oswell came on for the final 5 minutes and was booked for the visitors.

Matt Tootle came on for the final 29 minutes for Notts County in their 2-1 home defeat against Barnet.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
1 Halifax 3 3 0 0 7 1 6 9
10 Wrexham 3 1 1 1 5 5 0 4
14 Chorley 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 3
19 Notts County 3 0 1 2 2 4 -2 1

Scottish Premier League:

Owain Fon Williams played the full game for Hamilton Academical in their 2-0 home win against Kilmarnock.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
6 Hamilton 2 1 0 1 2 3 -1 3
 

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