Sean Raggett started his first game since returning from injury and helped Rotherham United win for the first time since November.
The defender played the full game for the Millers, as Rotherham beat Alex Neil’s Preston North End 2-1 thanks to goals from Will Vaulks and Michael Smith.
Yanic Wildshut did not feature for Bolton Wanderers in their 6-0 defeat against an in-form Hull City side who have now won their last five Sky Bet Championship games.
The Trotters were just 1-0 down at half-time, but with five goals in the last 30 minutes which included a brace from Kamil Grosicki meant Bolton were put to bed with ease.
Tristan Abrahams was brought on as a substitute for Exeter City with 12 minutes remaining in their 2-0 victory against Swindon Town at the County Ground on Tuesday.
Abrahams came on when the Grecians when they were already 2-0 ahead and the striker replaced first-half goal scorer Jonathan Forte who found the net with a penalty 37 minutes in.
James Husband returned to Fleetwood Town’s starting line-up on New Year’s Day after missing the Fishermen’s games against Burton Albion, Bristol Rovers, Doncaster Rovers and Portsmouth in December.
The full-back replaced Ross Wallace at left-back, with Husband playing for the full 90 minutes for Joey Barton’s Fleetwood side as they moved up to 11th in the table.
Matt Jarvis signed for Walsall on New Year’s Day, so was ineligible for their game against Charlton Athletic which they lost 2-1, with striker Andy Cook scoring Walsall’s only goal.
Caleb Richards started for FC United of Manchester in the National League North on Tuesday. His side lost 4-0 with goals coming from Elliot Newby and Josh O’Keefe who both scored a brace for Chorley.
Billericay Town lost 1-0 at home against Chelmsford City on Tuesday with the only goal of the game scored by Rhys Murphy in the 74th minute.
Devonte Aransibia was brought on with 10 minutes to go to try and help Billericay rescue a point; however the home side were unable to find an equaliser.
Marcel Franke and Steven Naismith weren’t in action on New Year’s Day, with their respective league’s now on a winter break and don’t return to action until the end of January.