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12:00 22nd February 2016

by Ben Mouncer

Eight City players feature at the weekend

EVERYONE at City sends their best wishes to Conor McGrandles, who sadly suffered a double leg break in Falkirk's 1-0 win at Morton on Saturday.

McGrandles only entered the field as a 78th-minute substitute but picked up the injury following a collision with Morton's Joe McKee.

Bairns boss Peter Houston said afterwards: "My thoughts are more with Conor than being delighted with any victory. He's a young lad we've brought up from Norwich; a former Falkirk player. It's certainly put a huge dampener on what was a valuable three points for us."
Elsewhere north of the border, striker Carlton Morris played 70 minutes for Scottish Premiership side Hamilton Academical against Ross County as they lost 2-1 at Victoria Park, despite the hosts being reduced to ten men for half of the match.

In the Sky Bet Championship MK Dons' three-game unbeaten league run came to an end at the weekend, with Josh Murphy featuring for 71 minutes in their 2-0 home defeat to Bristol City.

Michael Turner, meanwhile, was an unused substitute for Sheffield Wednesday against Preston. The Owls were beaten 1-0 at Deepdale after Joe Garner's second half goal.

Dropping down a division, Louis Thompson continued his recovery from injury as a second half substitute for Swindon Town in their 3-2 victory over Blackpool.

The Robins fell behind after just two minutes but Nicky Ajose's stunning hat-trick fired Luke Williams' team to their second win in a row.

Harry Toffolo
made his fourth appearance of his loan spell at Peterborough United away to Millwall, but the left-back was taken off at half-time in a 3-0 defeat. Ex-Canary Steve Morison scored twice for the home side.

Coventry City pair James Maddison and Jacob Murphy had a weekend off, while Jamar Loza and Southend United play on Monday night versus league leaders Burton Albion.

In non-league action was Cameron Norman, but the City Academy graduate couldn't prevent loan club Woking being edged out 2-1 by Bromley at Hayes Lane.

Goalkeeper Ben Killip, currently with Lowestoft Town, enjoyed better fortunes as he played in their 3-0 win over Bradford Park Avenue in the Vanarama National League North division.

Finally, Ricky van Wolfswinkel featured for 53 minutes for La Liga outfit Real Betis on Saturday. They were held to a 1-1 home draw by Sporting Gijon.

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