A quiet week was highlighted by Allan’s return from winter break and Corey Whelan completing his loan transfer to League Two Yeovil Town.

Allan Rodrigues de Souza, Apollon Limassol

Apollon Limassol returned from a brief winter break on Wednesday, and Allan Souza continued in the starting XI, lining up in midfield as his side hosted AEL. The game finished 1-1, with Allan playing 90 minutes.

On Saturday, Apollon staggered to a 0-0 draw at relegation contenders Nea Salamis. Allan again started and played the full game, marking his 10th league appearance for his loan side.

Shamal George, Carlisle United

Carlisle United drew 0-0 against Sheffield Wednesday in the FA Cup third round on Saturday to earn a replay against the Championship side. Shamal George was uninvolved.

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Sheyi Ojo, Fulham

 Sheyi Ojo continued in the Fulham first XI this week, starting as the Cottagers hosted Ipswich Town. Ojo was removed after 65 minutes with Fulham 1-0 down, and his replacement, Chelsea loanee Lucas Piazon, changed the game, with the home side going on to score four goals in the next 11 minutes to win 4-1.

Fulham were knocked out of the FA Cup on Saturday, after losing 1-0 at home to Premier League side Southampton. Ojo started the game on the bench, before coming on after 66 minutes, to no avail.


Corey Whelan, Yeovil Town

Corey Whelan became the first of what is expected to be several Liverpool youngsters to seal temporary moves away from the club, after it was announced on Friday that the 20-year-old has joined League Two relegation battlers Yeovil Town until the end of the season.

Whelan has been a mainstay in the U23s for several seasons, captaining the side this year, and gets his first taste of professional football after signing a new contract with the Reds last month.

Whelan subsequently made his pro debut on Saturday, as Yeovil upset League One Bradford City 2-0 in the FA Cup third round.

The defender came off the bench after 85 minutes for a brief cameo appearance. He will hope to make his full debut when Yeovil host Forest Green in the EFL Trophy third round on Tuesday.

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NUNEATON, ENGLAND – Saturday, July 29, 2017: Liverpool’s Jordan Williams during a pre-season friendly between Liverpool and Coventry City at the Liberty Way Stadium. (Pic by Paul Greenwood/Propaganda)

Jordan Williams, Rochdale

Rochdale progressed to the FA Cup fourth round on Saturday, after winning 1-0 at fellow League One side Doncaster Rovers. Jordan Williams remains out.

Taiwo Awoniyi, Pedro Chirivella, Ryan Kent, Divock Origi, and Connor Randall were not in competitive action this week.

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