A fantastic season for Patrik Gunnarsson culminated in promotion with Silkeborg on Monday evening with results elsewhere confirming that the club will play in the Danish Superliga next season.
With Esbjerg defeated that meant that both Viborg, with whom Patrik spent the first half of the campaign with in Denmark, and his current side Silkeborg have now gained promotion following impressive seasons.
Patrik has been ever present since joining Silkeborg and has helped the side to a successful campaign. They have four matches remaining this season and actually come up against Viborg tomorrow.
Also abroad the Turkish Super Lig is about to reach a very exciting conclusion with three teams pushing for the title with two games left following Galtasaray’s latest win. The victory over top team Beşiktaş now means that Halil Dervişoğlu and his teammates are just three points behind them going into the final two games. Fenerbahçe sit second, one point ahead of Galatasaray. Halil came on in injury time in the 3-1 win over Beşiktaş on Saturday as goals from Ryan Babel, Radamel Falcao and Arda Turan did the damage. They will take on Denizlispor today.
Also in Turkey, Kasımpaşa picked up a 1-0 win away at Erzurumspor recently and are 15th in the table. Julian Jeanvier has been a long term absentee for the side through injury.
In Poland, Joel Valencia missed Legia Warsaw’s 0-0 draw with Stal Mielic. Legia have already been crowned champions of the Ekstraklasa.
Fixtures in the EFL were brought to a close at the weekend and there were a couple of victories for our players. In SkyBet League One Dom Thompson played 90 minutes for Swindon Town as they went out on a high with a 4-3 win over Wigan Athletic away from home. Swindon already had their fate sealed this season and will be playing in League Two in the next campaign. Scott Twine grabbed the winner in the win at Wigan with a free-kick in stoppage time as Town actually came back from 3-1 down to get the three points following a red card for Wigan.
Arthur Read was the other Bees player to taste victory as he played 83 minutes for Stevenage in their 1-0 win away at Scunthorpe. Elliott List got the all-important goal as Stevenage finish the season in 14th with Arthur getting significant minutes over the course of the campaign in SkyBet League Two.
Jaakko Oksanen played the final six minutes for AFC Wimbledon as they drew 0-0 with Lincoln City away from home whilst Ellery Balcombe missed Doncaster’s 4-1 home defeat to already promoted Peterborough United. The result meant that Rovers finished 14th in League One.