Date: 23rd December 2019 at 8:00pm
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In this column, we look at how the Alex Academy Graduates have done this weekend with all games taking place on Saturday unless stated. Those with * in the tables have a player out on loan that fits the AA criteria.

Premier League:

Ashley Westwood played the full game and was booked for Burnley in their 1-0 win at AFC Bournemouth.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
10 Burnley 18 7 3 8 23 29 -6 24

Championship:

Nick Powell came on for the final 22 mins for Stoke City in their 2-1 defeat at Middlesbrough on Friday night.

Cheyenne Dunkley is on the Wigan Athletic bench in their trip to Blackburn Rovers this evening.

Table before tonight’s game.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
23 Stoke 23 5 3 15 25 37 -12 18
24 Wigan 22 4 6 12 20 35 -15 18

League 1:

Oliver Turton played the first 63 mins for Blackpool in their 1-0 home defeat against Shrewsbury Town.

Luke Murphy played the full game and scored for Southend United in their 3-2 home win against Southend United.

Ben Garratt was an unused sub for Burton Albion in their 3-1 home win against Rochdale.

Michael O’Connor played the first 64 mins for Lincoln City in their 1-0 defeat at Coventry City.

Gareth Evans came on for the final 31 mins for Portsmouth in their 1-0 home win against Ipswich Town.

Billy Jones was not involved for Rotherham United in their 2-2 home draw against Fleetwood Town.

George Ray was an unused sub for Tranmere Rovers in their 1-0 home win against AFC Wimbledon.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
2 Peterborough* 21 10 6 5 43 25 18 36
5 Coventry* 21 8 10 3 26 23 3 34
7 Blackpool 21 8 9 4 30 24 6 33
8 Rotherham 21 9 5 7 34 23 11 32
10 Portsmouth 20 8 7 5 30 24 6 31
14 Burton 20 7 6 7 24 23 1 27
16 Lincoln 20 7 3 10 21 23 -2 24
20 Tranmere 20 5 5 10 23 34 -11 20
23 Bolton 18 4 5 9 14 41 -27 5

League 2:

Harry Davis played the full game for Grimsby Town in their 1-0 home defeat against Scunthorpe United. Junior Brown played the first hour while neither Matty Lund nor Ryan Colclough were involved, all for the visitors.

Kelvin Mellor played the full game for Bradford City in their 1-1 home draw against Salford City.

Nicky Maynard came on for the final 21 mins in Mansfield Town’s 1-1 home draw against Northampton Town while Billy Waters was not involved for the visitors.

AJ Leitch-Smith played the full game for Morecambe in their 2-1 home win against Newport County. Shaun Miller was an unused sub while Ritchie Sutton was not involved, both for the hosts.

Chris Clements played 89 mins and was booked for Cheltenham Town in their 1-1 draw at Port Vale.

Perry Ng, Harry Pickering, Tom Lowery (69 mins), Ryan Wintle, Ollie Finney (69 mins, scored) and Charlie Kirk all started for Crewe Alexandra in their 5-1 win at Stevenage. Callum Ainley (21 mins) and Owen Dale (17 mins) were both used subs while James Jones and Travis Johnson were both unused subs, all for the visitors.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
3 Crewe 21 11 5 5 38 24 14 38
4 Cheltenham 21 9 9 3 33 17 16 36
5 Bradford 21 10 6 5 28 19 9 36
7 Northampton 22 10 5 7 32 23 9 35
9 Plymouth 20 9 5 6 30 22 8 32
10 Port Vale* 22 7 9 6 26 27 -1 30
12 Scunthorpe 22 7 7 8 30 28 2 28
17 Mansfield 22 5 8 9 28 31 -3 23
20 Grimsby 20 5 6 9 20 26 -6 21
23 Morecambe 22 4 6 12 19 40 -21 18

National League:

Chris Holroyd played the first 84 minutes and was booked for Chorley in their 1-1 home draw against Dover Athletic.

Will Appleyard was an unused sub for Halifax Town in their 4-2 home defeat against Notts County while Liam Nolan was not involved for the hosts.

Mark Carrington played the full game for Wrexham in their 3-1 defeat at Sutton United while Jason Oswell was not involved for the visitors.

Matt Tootle was not involved for Chesterfield in their 3-0 win at Torquay United.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
8 Halifax 25 11 5 9 34 34 0 38
11 Notts County* 25 9 9 7 40 30 10 36
21 Wrexham 26 6 8 12 31 38 -7 26
22 Chesterfield 26 6 8 12 36 47 -11 26
23 Chorley 26 4 12 10 24 44 -20 24

Scottish Premier League:

Owain Fon Williams was an unused sub for Hamilton Academical in their 2-1 home win against Hearts.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
11 Hamilton 19 3 6 10 18 32 -14 15