There was another 90 minutes for Dom Thompson earlier this week as he helped Ipswich Town to a 1-0 win against Doncaster Rovers in Sky Bet League One.
Tyreeq Bakinson grabbed the game’s only goal and the side are currently ninth in the table going into this weekend’s match away at MK Dons.
There was also game time for Marcus Forss as he made his first start for Hull City in their 3-1 defeat away at Derby County. The result leaves Hull in 19th in the league table and they will aim to bounce back when they welcome Fulham to Yorkshire.
Staying in the Sky Bet Championship, Charlie Goode was an unused substitute in Sheffield United’s 2-0 win over West Bromwich Albion. The side are 10th in the league and will now prepare for a trip to Huddersfield Town this weekend.
Ellery Balcombe’s Bromley fell to a defeat against Southend United this week. The goalkeeper wasn’t involved on the night but could feature this weekend when the side face Tonbridge in the FA Trophy. Aaron Pressley missed AFC Wimbledon’s defeat to Rotherham United. The youngster is still recovering from injury with the B Team in Portugal.
On foreign shores there hasn’t been any recent game time but five players will be aiming for minutes over the course of the weekend. Starting in Australia, Lachlan Brook will be looking to help Adelaide United get back to winning ways when they face Wellington Phoenix on Saturday. FC Nordsjælland have another friendly match as they take on Odd as they continue their preparations to resume league action so Mads Bidstrup will be aiming for minutes, whilst fellow Dane Luka Racic will be pushing to feature for HB Køge as they face Nykøbing FC in a friendly on Saturday.
As for Halil Dervişoğlu, he will be looking to feature for Galatasaray as they face Kayserispor on Saturday and Joel Valencia could turn out for AD Alcorcón as they host Tenerife at home on Sunday.