Date: 27th December 2019 at 9:30pm
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In this column, we look at how the Alex Academy Graduates have done during the Boxing Day round of fixtures. Those with * in the tables have a player out on loan that fits the AA criteria.

Premier League:

Ashley Westwood played the full game for Burnley in their 1-0 defeat at Everton.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
12 Burnley 19 7 3 9 23 30 -7 24

Championship:

Nick Powell was not involved for Stoke City in their 3-2 home win against Sheffield Wednesday.

Cheyenne Dunkley came on as a stoppage-time sub for Wigan Athletic in their 1-1 home draw against Derby County.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
21 Stoke 24 6 3 15 28 39 -11 21
24 Wigan 24 4 8 12 21 36 -15 20

League 1:

Oliver Turton played the full game for Blackpool in their 1-0 home defeat against Accrington Stanley.

Ben Garratt was an unused sub for Burton Albion in their 4-2 home win against Tranmere Rovers with George Ray also an unused sub for the visitors.

Michael O’Connor played the first 60 mins and was booked for Lincoln City in their 1-0 defeat at Oxford United.

Gareth Evans came on for the final 18 mins for Portsmouth in their 2-0 home win against Wycombe Wanderers.

Billy Jones was not involved for Rotherham United in their 2-1 win at Shrewsbury Town.

Luke Murphy played the full game for Bolton Wanderers in their 0-0 draw at Sunderland.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
4 Peterborough* 22 10 6 6 43 28 15 36
5 Rotherham 22 10 5 7 36 24 12 35
8 Portsmouth 21 9 7 5 32 24 8 34
9 Coventry* 21 8 10 3 26 23 3 34
10 Blackpool 22 8 9 5 30 25 5 33
12 Burton 21 8 6 7 28 25 3 30
17 Lincoln 21 7 3 11 21 24 -3 24
20 Tranmere 21 5 5 11 25 38 -13 20
23 Bolton 19 4 6 9 14 41 -27 6

League 2:

Kelvin Mellor played the full game for Bradford City in their 0-0 draw at Carlisle United.

Byron Moore, Antoni Sarcevic and George Cooper (78 mins) all started for Plymouth Argyle in their 1-0 win at Cheltenham Town with Chris Clements playing 86 mins for the hosts.

Billy Waters was not involved for Northampton Town in their 4-0 defeat at Crawley Town.

Harry Davis played the full game and was booked for Grimsby Town in their 1-1 away draw at Macclesfield Town.

Nicky Maynard came on for the final 22 mins and scored for Mansfield Town in their 2-2 home draw against Port Vale.

AJ Leitch-Smith played the full game for Morecambe in their 2-1 home defeat against Oldham Athletic. Shaun Miller (9 mins) and Ritchie Sutton (5 mins) were both used subs for the hosts.

Perry Ng, Harry Pickering, Tom Lowery, Ryan Wintle, Ollie Finney (65 mins) and Charlie Kirk (65 mins) all started for Crewe Alexandra in their 3-1 defeat at Salford City. James Jones (45 mins), Callum Ainley and Owen Dale (both 25 mins) were both used subs while Billy Sass-Davies, Travis Johnson and Rio Adebisi were unused subs, all for the visitors.

Junior Brown played the first 77 mins for Scunthorpe United in their 2-0 home defeat against Walsall while neither Matty Lund nor Ryan Colclough were involved for the hosts.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
3 Crewe 22 11 5 6 39 27 12 38
5 Bradford 22 10 7 5 28 19 9 37
7 Cheltenham 22 9 9 4 33 18 15 36
8 Plymouth 21 10 5 6 31 22 9 35
9 Northampton 23 10 5 8 32 27 5 35
10 Port Vale* 23 7 10 6 28 29 -1 31
12 Scunthorpe 23 7 7 9 30 30 0 28
19 Mansfield 23 5 9 9 30 33 -3 24
20 Grimsby 21 5 7 9 21 27 -6 22
23 Morecambe 23 4 6 13 20 42 -22 18

National League:

Matt Tootle was not involved for Chesterfield in their 2-2 draw at home to Solihull Moors.

Liam Nolan played the first 63 mins in Halifax Town’s 5-1 defeat at Stockport County while Will Appleyard was an unused sub for the visitors.

Chris Holroyd played the full game for Chorley in their 3-1 defeat at Wrexham. Mark Carrington was an unused sub while Jason Oswell was not involved, both for the hosts.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
9 Notts County* 26 10 9 7 43 30 13 39
10 Halifax 26 11 5 10 35 39 -4 38
21 Wrexham 27 7 8 12 34 39 -5 29
22 Chesterfield 27 6 9 12 38 49 -11 27
24 Chorley 27 4 12 11 25 47 -22 24

Scottish Premier League:

Owain Fon Williams was an unused sub for Hamilton Academical in their 1-0 home defeat against St Johnstone.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
11 Hamilton 20 3 6 11 18 33 -15 15