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LOAN ROUND-UP: TURNER BACK FOR SHEFF WED

29 February 2016

Nine City players in action

MICHAEL Turner made his first league start in over two months for Sheffield Wednesday last Friday night.

The central defender's season-long loan with the Yorkshire outfit has been plagued by injury but he completed 90 minutes as Carlos Carvalhal's side drew 0-0 at Turner's old club Hull City.

In the Sky Bet Championship on Saturday, Josh Murphy was involved in an entertaining game for MK Dons away to Blackburn Rovers.

Murphy was introduced as a 61st-minute substitute and made an impact with an assist for Alex Revell's late equaliser to make it 2-2 at Ewood Park. Ex-Canary Elliott Bennett had earlier fired his first Blackburn goal.

Revell turns Murphy's cross past Steele and the Dons are level. Two in two for the striker! 2-2 #BLBvMKD

— MK Dons FC (@MKDonsFC) February 27, 2016
Paul Lambert's Rovers snatched all three points in added time, however, as Jordi Gomez curled in a delightful free-kick.

Dropping down a tier, City pair Louis Thompson and Harry Toffolo came up against each other playing for their respective loan outfits.

Thompson's Swindon Town came out on top, beating Toffolo's Peterborough United 2-1 at London Road thanks to goals from Nicky Ajose and Michael Doughty.

Full-back Toffolo, who was up against one of his former loan employers, came on as a 58th-minute substitute while Thompson started for Swindon but was taken off on the 70-minute mark.

Gutted about result at the end! Thank you to the @Official_STFC for the reception! We go again Tuesday!

— Harry Toffolo (@Harry_Toffolo) February 27, 2016
Elsewhere in the division, James Maddison and Jacob Murphy were both taken off midway through the second half in Coventry City's disappointing 2-1 home reverse to Fleetwood Town, while Jamar Loza wasn't involved in Southend United's matchday squad for their 3-1 defeat at Port Vale.

Woking's FA Trophy run came to an end at the quarter-final stage, with Cameron Norman playing 90 minutes in their 2-0 loss away to Grimsby Town on Saturday, while in the Vanarama National League North Division goalkeeper Ben Killip couldn't prevent Lowestoft Town from being beaten 2-0 by Chorley Town.

North of the border, Carlton Morris put in an impressive individual display for Hamilton Academical, coming off in stoppage time of their 1-1 draw with Scottish Premiership leaders Celtic at New Douglas Park.

Great shift from the boys tonight somehow nicked mom from @mcgov12 🙈🏆 appreciate the messages and the fans support ❤️⚽️ #accies

— Carlton Morris (@CarltonJM) February 26, 2016
Falkirk beat Queen of the South 3-1 in the Championship, but Conor McGrandles won't play a part again for the Bairns this season after suffering a double leg break in their previous match against Morton.

Lastly, Ricky van Wolfswinkel was an unused substitute for Real Betis on Saturday as they played out a 2-2 draw with Rayo Vallecano.



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